RALPH ZIMAN

1963

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Lives in Los Angeles, USA

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

The Casspir Project, The Rendon Gallery,

Los Angeles, CA. February – March, 2019

2018

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair (Special Project), Pioneer Works,

Brooklyn, NY. May, 2018

2016

Bones. C.A.V.E. Gallery, Venice, CA. February, 2016

Worlds Collide. C.A.V.E. Gallery, Venice, CA. Collaborative works with Bisco Smith. Dec, 2015 – Jan, 2016

2015

Scope Miami Beach, Miami, FL December 2015

Joseph Gross Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Photo Contemporary Art Fair, Fabrik Media, Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, CA

2014

Photo LA, The REEF/LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA

C.A.V.E. Gallery, Venice, CA

Ghosts. Muti Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Im Visier: Die Schusswaffe in Kunst und Design, Forum Schlossplatz, Aarau, Switzerland.

2018

Ligne de Mire / Line of Sight, MUDAC, Lausanne, France.

2017

Women’s Work, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.

New Year Show, C.A.V.E. Gallery. Venice, CA

2016

Worlds Collide: Ralph Ziman & Bisco Smith, C.A.V.E. Gallery, Venice, CA

NO Lab , Istanbul, Turkey Dis Place, MOCADA Brooklyn, NY

FITE Rebels, Museum Bargoin, France Street Value, Treason Gallery, Seattle, WA

Rites of Passage, Sulger Buel Lovell Gallery, Cape Town, London

Eye4eye, TPG2 Gallery, San Diego, CA

2015

Displace, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn, NY

Eye for an Eye , Thintank Gallery, November 5, 2015 Turbine Art Fair, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa

Lucky 7 – Seven Year Anniversary Show , C.A.V.E. Gallery, Venice, CA

Los Angeles Art Fair, LA Convention Center, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Beyond Eden , LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

FNB Joburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre, Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Andy Goes Street , Samara Gallery, Houston, TX

2014

FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa

Andy Goes Street, curated by Karen Bystedt, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Off Africa , Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery, London, England

2013

Deck The Walls , C.A.V.E. Gallery, Venice, CA

FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa

SELECTED ARTICLES & REVIEWS

2019

Recinos, Erwin. “Ralph Ziman’s Casspir Project Exhibit Tackles Militarization.” LA Taco. 11 February.

Beebe, Lisa. “Ralph Ziman’s The Casspir Project Is at The Rendon Gallery Through March 7, 2019.” Cartwheel Art. 22 February.

2018

2017

Dubin, Steven C. “Critical Eye: Ghosts of Apartheid.” Art in America. 1 June.

2016

Solés i Coll, Gemma. “Sudáfrica: Arte frente a la violencia armada contra hombres y bestias.” El País. 30 September.

2015

Lee Adams, William. “AK47s, ammo, and art: The unsettling allure of South Africa’s beaded guns.” CNN. 11 December.

Reis, Victoria. “Artists of the African Diaspora Cast Off the Legacy of Displacement.” Hyperallergic. 10 December.

2014

Liston, Enjoli. “‘Dangerous yet beautiful’: South Africa’s fascination with the AK-47.” The Guardian. 23 April.

Ralph Ziman. Ghosts.” Wall Street International. 27 January.

South African Artist Shines Light On Dangers Of Arms Dealing In Stunning Photos.” The Huffington Post. 25 January.

2010

Hale, Mike. “In Johannesburg, Drawn to a Life of Crime.” New York Times. 10 June.