Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, also known as Cheik Nadro (c. 1923 – 28 January 2014)

2013, Venice Biennale, Italy.

2012 inventing th world: the artist as citizen, Biennale Bénin, Cotonou, Bénin.

2010-2011 Tate Modern, London, UK

2010 African Stories, Marrakech Art Fair, Marrakech

2007 Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

2007 Why Africa ?, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy

2006 100% Africa, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

2005 Arts of Africa, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, France

2004-2007 "Africa Remix", the touring show has started on 24 July 2004 at the Museum Kunst Palast in Düsseldorf (Germany), and travelled to the Hayward Gallery in London, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo.

2003 Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Musée Champollion, Figeac, France

2002 Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany

2001-2002 "The Short Century", was an exhibition held in Munich, Berlin, Chicago and New York and organised by a team headed by Nigerian curator Okwui Enwezor

1996 “Neue Kunst aus Africa”, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germania

1995 Galerie des Cinq Continents, Musée des arts d’Afrique et d’Océanie, Paris, France

1995 "Dialogues de Paix ”, Palais des Nations, Geneve, Switzerland

1994 “Rencontres Africaines”, the touring exhibition has shown in Insitut du Monde Arabe in Paris, Cidade do Cabo in Sud Africa, Museum Africa in Johannesburg and in Lisbon(Portugal).

1994 “World Envisionned”, together with Alighiero Boetti, the exhibition has shown in DIA Center for the Arts in New York and American Center in Paris.

1993 “Trésor de Voyage”, Biennale di Venezia in Venice (Italy)

1993 “Azur”, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain in Jouy-en-Josas (France)

1993 “La Grande Vérité: les Astres Africains”, Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nantes (France)

1993 “Grafolies”, Biennale d’Abidjan in Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

1992 “A Visage Découvert”, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain in Jouy-en-Josas (France)

1992 “Oh Cet Echo!”, Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris

1992 “Out of Africa”, Saatchi Collection in London

1992 “L’Art dans la Cuisine”, St. Gallen in Sweden

1992 “Resistances”, Watari-Um for Contemporary Art, in Tokyo

1991 “Africa Hoy/Africa Now”, the touring exhibition has shown in Centro de Arte Moderno in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), Gröninger Museum in Groningen (Netherlands), Centro de arte Contemporaneo in Mexico City

1989 “Magiciens de la Terre”, Centre Georges Pompidou and Grande halle de la Villette in Paris

1989 “Waaah! Far African Art”, Courtrai in Belgium

1986 “L’Afrique e la Lettre”, Centre Culturel Français, Lagos in Nigeria-