Haegue Yang lives and works Berlin, Germany and Seoul, Korea. This year, she was awarded the prestigious Wolfgang Hahn prize, which was accompanied by a survey solo exhibition at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne (also 2018). Other recent solo exhibitions include Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (2018); Zentrum für zeitgenössiche Kunst, Berlin (2017); Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (2017); Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (2016); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2016); Greene Naftali, New York (2016); Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea (2015), Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, Scotland (2013); The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts (2013); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2012); Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, (2011); New Museum, New York (2010); and Korean Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2009).

Her work is in the collections of Bristol's Museums, Galleries & Archives, Bristol, United Kingdom; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; M+, Hong Kong; Museum Ludgwig, Cologne; Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.