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Born 1928 Nice, France. Died 1962 Paris, France

EDUCATION

1952                          
École nationale des langues orientales, Paris

1948                         
École nationale de la marine marchande, Saint-Malo

SELECTED SOLO EXHBITIONS

2017                         
Yves Klein, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
Yves Klein – Theatre of the Void, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Yves Klein – Retrospectiva, PROA Fundación, Buenos Aires

2016                         
Yves Klein – Theatre of the Void, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

2015                         
Yves Klein – Intimo, Galerie Cayon, Madrid, Spain
Zero, Sabanci Museum, Istanbul
Espaces de l’âme: Yves Klein et sa dévotion à Sainte Rita de Cascia, Musée Carlo Bilotti, Orangerie de la Villa Borghes, Rome, Italy

2014                         
Art in the Park XII: Tribute to Yves Klein, Baur au Lac Park, Zurich, Switzerland
Dominique Lévy at Independent Projects, New York, NY

2012                         
Yves Klein et Fontenay-aux-Roses, Médiathèque, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Yves Klein: Judo e Teatro Corpo e Visioni, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy

2011                          
Yves Klein: Vídeos y performances, Galería Cayón, Madrid, Spain

2010                        
Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2007                        
Yves Klein: Die Blaue Revolution, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria

2006                       
Yves Klein. Corps, couleur, immatérial, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Yves Klein dans ses murs, La Coupole, Paris, France
Yves Klein: Hommage-Ausstellung, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany

2005                        
Yves Klein, L&M Gallery, New York, NY
Yves Klein, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

2004                       
Yves Klein, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Yves Klein: Air Architecture, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA; Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY
Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Yves Klein: Peintures de feu 1961-1962, Galerie de France, Paris, France

2002                        
Natural - Unnatural, Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, Germany

2000                       
Yves Klein: "La vita, la vita stessa che é l'a l'arte assoluta", Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Yves Klein: "La vie" la vie elle-même qui est l'art absolu, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France
Yves Klein, Danese Gallery, New York, NY

1999                         
Tinguely's Favorites: Yves Klein, Musée Jean Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland

1997                         
Yves Klein: The Anthropometries, Danese Gallery, New York, NY
Yves Klein, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway; Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Pierre Descargues / Yves Klein: Comme s'il n'était pas mort, Gallery Itsutsuji, Tokyo, Japan

1996                         
Yves Klein: Dokumente, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

1995                         
Yves Klein, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Yves Klein: Salto en el Vacio, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Yves Klein, Art Focus, Zurich, Switzerland

1994                         
Yves Klein: Le Dépassement de la Problématique de l'Art, Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, Germany
Yves Klein, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany; Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
Yves Klein, Galerie Gimpel, London, United Kingdom

1993                         
Yves Klein: Fire at the Heart of the Void, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

1992                         
Yves Klein: The Fire Paintings, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Yves Klein: Une zone de sensibilité, RENN, Espace d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Yves Klein, Galerie Montaigne, Paris, France

1991                          
Yves Klein: 1928-1962, The Archives, Art Information Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1990                        
Yves Klein: Triptychon 1960, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

1989                         
Yves Klein Sponge Reliefs, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

1986                         
Yves Klein 1928-1962, Galerie Reckermann, Cologne, Germany
Yves Klein und seine Freunde, Gallery 44, Dusseldorf, Germany
Monochrome Paintings and Sponge Reliefs by Yves Klein, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
Yves Klein: Selected Works, Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Yves Klein, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Yves Klein: Selected Works, Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1985                         
Yves Klein, Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
Yves Klein, Museum of Modern Art, Seibu Takanawa, Japan
Yves Klein, Museum of Modern Art, Shigam Japan

1983                         
Yves Klein, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

1982                         
F 80 / Yves Klein, CAP, Bordeaux, France
Yves Klein, 1928-1962: A Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Rice Museum, Houston, TX; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1980                        
Yves Klein, Galerie Yves Arman, New York, NY

1979                         
Yves Klein: Le Monochrome, Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland
Yves Klein, Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1977                         
Yves Klein, Antwerp Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Monochrome Paintings, Sponge Reliefs, Fire & Drag by Yves Klein, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY

1976                         
Yves Klein, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany; Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
Yves Klein, Luciano Anselmino, Milan, Italy
Yves Klein: Feux, Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris, France

1974                         
Yves Klein: Anthropometrien, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany
Yves Klein: 1928-1962, Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Yves Klein, Städtische Kunstsammlungen, Ludwigshafen, Germany

1973                         
Yves Klein, Gimpel Fils, London, United Kingdom
Yves Klein, Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris, France
Yves Klein, Gimpel-Hanover Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Frühe Gelbe, Schwarze, Weisse, Orange, Grüne: Bilder von Yves Klein, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany

1971                          
Yves Klein: Slike, reljefi, skulpture, Museum of Modern Art, Belgrade, Serbia
Yves Klein, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Yves Klein, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Yves Klein, Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb, Croatia

1970                         
Yves Klein: Le Monochrome, Galleria dell' Obelisco, Rome, Italy
Yves Klein, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy

1969                         
Yves Klein, Galerie Lambert Monet, Geneva, Switzerland
Yves Klein, Musée d'Art Moderne, Grenoble, France
Le Monochrome, Galerie Blu, Milan, Italy
Yves Klein: 1928-1962, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
Yves Klein, Galerie d'Arte Martano, Turin, Italy

1968                         
Yves Klein – Louisiana, Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark
Yves Klein in Nürnberg, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Yves Klein, Galerie Michel Couturier, Paris, France
Yves Klein, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

1967                         
Yves Klein, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Yves Klein, Galerie Bischofsberger, Zurich, Switzerland

1966                         
Yves Klein, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Yves Klein: Peintures de feu, Galerie Bonnier, Lausanne, Switzerland

1965                         
Yves Klein, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Yves Klein, Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Paris, France

1964                         
Peintures de feu, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany
Yves Klein le Monochrome: Empreintes, Galerie Bonnier, Lausanne, France
Yves Klein le Monochrome, Galerie Apollinaire, Milan, Italy

1963                         
Yves Klein et le language du feu, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
Yves Klein le Monochrome: Peintures de feu, Galerie Tarica, Paris, France
Yves Klein, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden

1962                         
Yves Klein, Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York, NY
Rétrospective Yves Klein, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1961                          
Yves Klein: Monochrome und Fueuer, Museum Haus Lamge, Krefeld, Germany
Yves Klein le Monochrome, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Yves Klein le Monochrome: Il nuovo realismo del colore, Galerie Apollinaire, Milan, Italy
Yves Klein: Le Monochrome, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
Yves Klein, Galleria La Salita, Rome, Italy

1960                        
Yves Klein: Anthropométries de l'époque bleue, Galerie Internationale d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Yves Klein: Le Monochrome, Galerie Rive Droite, Paris, France

1959                         
Bas-reliefs dans une forêt d'éponges, Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, France

1958                         
La spécialisation de la sensibilité à l'état de matière première en sensibilité, Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, France

1957                         
Yves: Propositions monochromes, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany
Monochrome Propositions of Yves Klein, Gallery One, London, United Kingdom
Proposte monocrome, epoqua blu, Galerie Apollinaire, Milan, Italy
Yves Klein: Propositions monochromes, Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, France
Yves Klein: Propositions monochromes, Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris, France

1956                         
Yves: Propositions monochromes, Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris, France

1955                          
Yves: Peintures, Editions Lacoste, Club des Solitaires, Paris, France

1953                          
Monochrome Manifestation, Tokyo, Japan

1950                         
Monochrome Manifestation, London, United Kingdom

SELECTED GROUP EXHBITIONS

2018                         
FOCUS: Yives Klein | James Turrell, Lévy Gorvy, London
The Classical Now, King’s College, London
La Perspectiva esencial – Minimalismos en la Colección Helga de Alvear, Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid
Dialoghi, Studio Gariboldi, Milan
The day is blue, the silence is green, life is yellow, Museo Experimental el Eco, Mexico City
The Everywhere Studio, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
Face-to-Face with Images, Draiflessen Collection, Mettingen
Cooperation - 20ème anniversaire de la Fondation Beyeler, Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Klaus Rinke. Düsseldorf mon amour, Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré, Tours
L’expérience de la couleur, Musée national de céramique, Sèvres

2017                         
A propos de Nice. 1947-1977, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain de Nice, Nice
Red over Yellow, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Georges Pompidou et l'art: une aventure du regard, Domaine National de Chambord, Chambord
Duet with Artist - Participation as Artistic Principle, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Monochrome: A Dialogue between Burri, Fontana, Klein, Manzoni, and Stingel, Nahmad Contemporary, New York
A Pied d'oeuvre(s), Monnaie de Paris, Paris
From Los Angeles to New York: The Dwan Gallery 1959–-1971, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

2016                         
L’impasse Ronsin, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
New Beginnings: Between Gesture and Geometry. The George Economou Collection, The George Economou Collection Space, Athens
From Los Angeles to New York: The Dwan Gallery 1959–-1971, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Alberto Burri: lo Spazio di Materia – tra Europa e U.S.A, Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini Collezione Burri, Città di Castello
Nude - From Modigliani to Currin, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Alberto Giacometti, Yves Klein: In Search of the Absolute, Gagosian Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Musicircus, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz, France
A Lesson in Sculpture with John Latham, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom
Sulla Croce, The Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiano, Lugano, Italy
Archéologie du Présent, Musée d’art modern et contemporain, Saint-Etienne, France
Money, Good and Evil: A Visual History of the Economy, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany
Zero, Nouveau Réalisme and questioning the reality, Stiftung Ahlers Pro Art, Hannover, Germany
Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
Prière de toucher - Le sens tactile de l'art, Musée Tinguely, Basel

2015                         
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
The Monochrome Symphony, Artipelag, Värmdö, Sweden
Risk, Turner Contemporary, Margate, United Kingdom
Black Sun, Foundation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland                 
ZERO, Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
ZERO: Let Us Explore the Stars, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
Burning, Cutting, Nailing / Klein Fontana Uecker, Skarstedt Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Futurs…Matisse, Miro, Calder…, Centre de la Vieille Charité, Marseille, France
Arstronomy, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
ZERO: The International Art Movement of the 50s and 60s, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Collectors, Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporain, Nice, France
Fontana, Zero and the Results, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
KWY Group in the Serralves Collection, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Art on Camera: Photographs by Shunk-Kender, 1960-1971, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Yves Klein, Sidival Fila, Tito: Tre prospettive del sacro nell’arte contemporanea, Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome, Italy
Black Sun, Foundation Beyeler, Basel

2014                         
Objects: Pouvoir secrets, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
Yves Klein - Lucio Fontana / Milano - Parigi: 1957-1962, Museo del Novecento, Milan, Italy
ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950’s- 60’s, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Azimuth: Continuity and the New, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Sacha Sosno: Un témoin particulier de l’Ecole de Nice, Musée Regards de Provence, Marseille, France
Art and Alchemy: The Mystery of Transformation, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Yves Klein and Andy Warhol: Fire Paintings and Oxidation Paintings, Skarstedt Chelsea, New York, NY
Yves Klein and Andy Warhol: Fire Paintings and Oxidation Paintings, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
La Bande à Niki, Le Musée en Herbe, Paris, France
Alexander the Great: The Iolas Gallery 1955-1987, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Dries Van Noten, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
Gorgeous, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
…Burning Bright: Tiger, Tiger, STUX Gallery, New York, NY
Imprints, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY
Art at the Center: 75 Years of Walker Collections, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
White on the White: Color, Scene, and Space, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and the Images of Nonviolence, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX; International Museum of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland
Lee Mingwei and His Relations, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Zero Era: Mack and His Artist Friends, Beck & Eggeling, Düsseldorf, Germany

2013                         
ZERO, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil
The Show is Over, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
Audible Presence: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Cy Twombly, Dominique Lévy, New York, NY
ZERO, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil
ZERO Paris-Düsseldorf, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
Yves Klein / Claude Parent. Le mémorial: Projet d'architecture, Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France
Klein - Byars - Kapoor, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg; Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
La Grande Magia, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
From the Collection: Material and Language, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

2012                         
Explosió! El llegat de Jackson Pollock, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949-1962, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Tout feu tout flamme, Galerie Tornabuoni, Paris, France
Specters of Artaud, Language and the Arts circa 1952, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Luxe: Mode d'emploi, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
Klein - Byars - Kapoor, Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporain, Nice, France
Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano, Switzerland
Femmes artistes: Passion, muses et modèles, Château de Chamerolles, Chilleurs-aux-Bois, France
Invisible: Art about the Unseen 1957-2012, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Explosion! Painting as Action, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Arte torna arte, Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, Italy
Micromania, Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France
Ashes and Gold: A World's Journey, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany;  Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
The Desire for Freedom: Art in Europe Since 1945, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany; Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy; Kumu Kunstimuuseum, Tallinn, Estonia; Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow, Poland
Archivo F.X: On Zero Economy, Museu Picasso de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Theatre of Life, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland
Gold, Lower Belvedere, Belvedere Palace, Vienna, Austria
100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012), Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA
Soto: Paris and Beyond, 1950–1970, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY

2011                          
Au coeur de l’espace. Voyage dans la mémoire, Musée des arts et métiers, Paris, France
L’étoffe du temps, Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France
La couleur en avant, Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporain, Nice, France
Kounellis / Klein: Feu / contre-feu, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
Inspiration Dior, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia
Worlds of Colour: From Monet to Yves Klein, Chabot Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Un corps inattendu, FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Manzoni: Azimut, Gagosian Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Takashi Murakami: Homage to Yves Klein, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
Painterly Abstraction, 1949-1969: Selections from the Guggenheim Collections, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilabao, Spain; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Absentee Landlord, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Gravity’s Rainbow, Ingleby Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Things are Queer, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
The Rudolf and Ute Scharpff Collection, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Offset Summary: Kathryn Andrews, Zak Kitnick, Yves Klein, Mary Simpson,
Simpson/Meade, Rachel Uffner, New York, NY

2010                        
Nuevos Realismos: 1957-1962. Estrategias del objeto, entre readymade y espectácu, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Portraiture: A Voice from Silent Figures, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Monet - Warhol: Masterpieces from the Albertina Museum and The Batliner Collection, Veletrzni Palace, National Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
55 Years of Art in Düsseldorf, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Shit or Gold?, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Germany
Painting: Process and Expansion from the 1950s till Now, Museum Moderner Kunst Foundation Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Reflection, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY
Chefs-d’oeuvre?, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
The Collection on View: 20th Century Sculpture, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
Leaps into the Void: Documents of Nouveau Realist Performance, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Selections from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Collection, Geggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

2009                       
Marie Raymond - Yves Klein: Herencias, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
L'attraction de l'espace - Au fond de l'inconnu pour trouver du nouveau, Musée d'art moderne, Saint-Étienne, France
Voids Eine Retrospective, Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland
Yves Klein & Rotraut, Museo d'Arte & Sculture in Città, Lugano, Switzerland
De la montgolfière au dirigeable: Le pouvoir de voler, Musée-Promenade, Marly-le-Roi Vides, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
The Death Of The Audience, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Yves Klein – Arman, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Art in the Park, Baur au Lac Hotel, Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich, Switzerland
Yves Klein & Rotraut, Museo d'Arte, Lugano, Switzerland
White Light / White Heat, Hauser & Wirth, London, United Kingdom
Voids: A Retrospective, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Colour Chart: Reinventing Colour, 1950 to Today, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Cycle: Explicit Silence, Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

2008                       
Zero in New York, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
Nouveau Réalisme Revolution des Alltäglichen, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany

2007                        
Declaring Space: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko, Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
Art is an Idea: The Moquay Collection, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
Marie Raymond - Yves Klein, LAAC, Dunkerque, France
Black Square: Hommage à Malevich, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Les Nouveaux Réalistes, Grand-Palais, Paris, France

2006                       
Marie Raymond - Yves Klein, Museum Ludwig, Koblenz, Germany;  Musée des Beaux-Arts, Carcassonne, France
Zero: Internationale Künstler-Avantgarde der 50er/60er Jahre, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany

2005                        
Marie Raymond / Yves Klein, Musée Joseph Déchelette, Roanne, France
Color After Klein, Barbican, London, United Kingdom
The Shape of Time, Walter Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2004                       
Marie Raymond / Yves Klein, Musée des Beaux-arts, Angers, France

1997                         
Presentations of the Permanent Collection: A Selection of Site-Specific and Outdoor Installations, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

1995                         
Yves Klein: Comme s'il n'était pas mort, Galerie 1900/2000, Paris;  Gallery Itsutsuji, Tokyo, Japan

1990                        
Blau/Farbe der Ferne, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

1989                         
Yves Klein - Alain Jacquet - Antonio Semeraro - Insights, 20th International Biennial of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

1982                         
Les Nouveaux Réalistes, Galerie des Ponchettes et Galerie d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France

1981                          
Westkunst, Rheinhallen Cologne, Cologne, Germany

1972                         
Marie Raymond – Yves Klein, Château-Musée, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

1970                         
Klein – Manzoni, Studio C Arte Moderna, Brescia, Italy

1969                         
When Attitude Becomes Form, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

1965                         
Inner and Outer Space: An Exhibition Concerning Universal Art, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

1962                         
Antogonismes 2: L’Objet, Musée de Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

1961                          
A 40° au-dessus de Dada, Galerie J, Paris, France

1960                        
II Festival de l’Art d’avant-garde, Parc des expositions de la porte de Versailles, Paris, France
Antagonismes, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
Monochrome Malerei, Städtisches Museum, Leverkusen, Germany
Les Nouveaux Réalistes, Galleria Apollinaire Milan, Germany

1959                         
Vision in Motion, Hessenhuis, Antwerp, Belgium
Artistes et architects de Gelsenkirchen, Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, France
Junge Maler der Gegenwart, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
Sélection pour le XI Premio Lissone, Galleria l’Attico, Rome, Italy
Première Biennale des Jeunes de Paris, Musée d'art modern, Paris, France
Group Exhibition, Leo Castelli Galley, New York, NY
Kunstsammler am Rhein und Ruhr, Malerie 1900-1959, Städtisches Museum, Leverkusen, Germany
Dynamo I, Galerie Renate Boukes, Wiesbaden, Germany

1958                         
Vitesse pur et stabilité monochrome, Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, France

1957                         
Micro Salon d’avril, Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, France
Ouverture sur le future, Galerie Kramer, Paris, France
Internationaler Bericht der Gesellschaft der Freunde Junger Kunst, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

1956                         
1er Festival de l’Art d’avant garde, Cité Radieuse, Marseille, France

SELECTED MUSICAL PERFROMANCES

2017                         
Symphonie Monoton-Silence, St. Peter’s Church, Rig
Symphonie Monoton-Silence, SESC Santos, São Paulo
Symphonie Monoton-Silence, Lévy Gorvy, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

2016                         
Symphonie Monoton-Silence, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

2015                         
Symphonie Monoton-Silence, Rivoli Teatro Municipal, Porto              

2014                         
Monotone-Silence Symphony by Yves Klein, Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, Italy

2013                         
Symphonie “Montone-Silence”, Dominique Lévy, New York, NY

2010                        
Monotone Symphony, GV Art, London, United Kingdom

1960                        
Symphonie “Montone-Silence” ,Galerie internationale d’art contemporain, Paris, France

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Calderara Foundation Collection, Milan, Italy
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy
Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom
Stedelijk Museum Voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australi
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Le Musée d’Art Contemporain de Marseille, Marseille, France
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Berardo Collection, Lisbon, Portugal
Carré d'art - Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes, France
Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Hood Museum of Art, Hannover, NH
Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Sakura, Japan
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, Germany 
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Louvre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Musée Cantini, Marseille, France
Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporain de Nice, Nice, France
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa-machi, Japan
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, Germany
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany
Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Munster, Germany