Exhibitions

2012
The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2011
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974 – 1981, LA MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), Los Angeles, CA
2011
Los Angeles Goes Live: Los Angeles Performance Art, 1970 – 1983, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles, CA
2011
Singular Visions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2011
Rene Magritte – Pleasure Principle, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
2011
Heroines, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain
2010
The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2009
Classical Frieze. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles, CA
2009
Drawings. Galerie Erna Hecey. Brussels, Belgium
2009
San Diego and the Origins of Conceptual Art in California. Culver City, CA
2008
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2008
Person of Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY, USA
2008
Helen’s Odyssey, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2008
Eleanor Antin: Historical Takes, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
2007
WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, CA; National Museum of Women’s Arts, Washington DC; P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, NY; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2007
Identity Theft: Eleanor Antin, Lynn Hershman, and Suzy Lake, 1972-78, Santa Monica Museum of Art Santa Monica, CA
2007
documenta 12, Kassel, Germany
2007
Held Together With Water. Art from the Verbund Collection, MAK, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
2006
Renegades: 25 years of performance at Exit Art, Exit Art, New York, NY, USA
2006
Los Angeles 1955-1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2006
100 Boots Erna Hecey Gallery Brussels, Belgium
2005
Roman Allegories: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2005
Tracking and Tracing: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2005, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, USA, December 17, 2005 - July 9, 2006.
2005
At the Mercy of Others: The Politics of Care, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA, May 18 – June 25, 2005.
2004
How do we want to be governed?, Miami Art Central, Miami, FL, USA, November 29, 2004 – January 30, 2005. (Catalogue)
2004
Beyond Geometry: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2002
The Last Night of Rasputin (performance with film); Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
2002
The Last Days of Pompeii: Marella Arte Contemporanea Milan, Italy
2002
Biennale of Sydney 2002: The World May Be Fantastic Sydney, Australia
2002
Tableaux Vivants – The Art of ‘Living Pictures’ in Photography, Film, and Video Kunsthalle Wein Vienna, Austria
2001
Eleanor Antin: Real Time Streaming, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England and travel
2000
Eleanor Antin: A Retrospective, Washington University
2000
The Wounded Diva: Hysteria, Body and Technology in the 20th Century, Kunstverein Munich, Germany
1999
The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1999
Eleanor Antin Retrospective, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA
1998
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, CA
1998
A View from the Vaults: Recent Video Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
1997
Eleanor Antin: Selections from the Angel of Mercy, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1996
Eleanor Antin: Ghosts, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Winston-Salem, NC
1996
1965-1975: Recosidering the Object of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1995
Minetta Lane-A Ghost Story, Santa Monica Museum of Art Santa Monica, CA
1993
From the Inside Out: Eight Contemporary Artists, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
1992
The Man Without a World (feature film), Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
1992
Proof: Los Angeles Art and the Photograph 1960-1980, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, USA; and travel to: De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, USA; Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, CA, USA; Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, AL, USA; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, USA; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, USA.
1991
Challenging Myths: Five Contemporary Artists, Cunningham Gallery, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA, USA, April 1991.
1991
The Man Without a World, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, USA, and travel to: major film festivals around the world, commercially distributed in the United States and sold to German ZDF Cable Television for programming in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (solo)
1989
Retrospective of Photographic Works, Artemisia, Chicago, IL, USA (solo)
1989
Biennale Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1988
Loves of a Ballerina, MAG Galleries, Los Angeles, CA, USA (Filmic installation) (solo)
1987
Fabrications- Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs: International Center for Photography, New York, NY and travel
1985
Signs of the Times, Some Recuuring Motifs in Twentieth Century Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA
1983
El Desdichado, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA (El Desdichado) (solo)
1983
Recollections of my Life with Diaghilev, Tortue Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA (Recollections of my Life with Diaghilev) (solo)
1981
Other Realities: Installations for Performance, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
1978
The Ballerina, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1977
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, The Angel of Mercy, 1977.
1976
Venice Biennale: opening night performance of The Battle of the Bluffs, Venice, Italy
1975
Video Art U.S.: Sao Paolo Biennale, Sao Paolo, Brazil
1973
100 BOOTS, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1971
Art Systems, Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1971
Envois, Biennale de Paris, Paris, France
1971
Experiment 2, Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, United Kingdom
1971
Image Bank Post Card Show, University of British Columbia, Vancouver B.C., Canada
1970
2.972.453., Centro de Arte y Comunicacion (CAYC), Buenos Aires, Argentina (Catalogue)
1969
Language 3: Dwan Gallery, New York, NY
1968
Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA (solo)

Literature

2010
Artforum “Philadelphia ‘Dance with Camera’ Institute of Contemporary Art” Johanna Burton
2010
Flash Art “Painting, Performance, Masquerade” Catherine Wood
2009
N.paradoxa 24 “Tableaux Vivants, Dying Empires: Eleanor Antin’s The Last Days of Pompeii, Roman Allegories and Helen’s Odyssey” Lisa E. Bloom
2008
Historical Takes: Eleanor Antin. New York, NY: Prestel/San Diego, CA: San Diego Museum of Art
2006
A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945. Edited by Amelia Jones. Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2006.
2006
Acting the Part:Photography as Theatre. Lori Pauli editor. London, England: Merrel Publishers, 2006.
2003
Archetypen: Zum Verhältnis von Gegenwartskunst und Antike. Essay by Martin Hoch Leitner. Linz, Austria: Landes Musseen, 2003.
2003
Art: 21 “Art in the Twenty-First Century” (Season two), PBS television documentary
2001
Art and Feminism. Edited by Helena Reckitt. Survey by Peggy Phelan. New York, NY: Phaidon Press, 2001.
2001
Antin, Eleanor. The Freebooters (illustrated children’s book), not yet published.
2000
Antin, Eleanor. “Bad Song,” Art Issues CD, “Song Poems.”
2000
Art in America "Getting Into Character" Leah Ollman
1999
New York Times "As a Feminist, a King; as a Ballerina, a Klutz" Vicki Goldberg
1999
Los Angeles Times "Picturing the Concept" Christoopher Knight
1999
"100 Boots" Essays by Henry Sayre and Eleanor Antin. Running Press
1999
The American Century: Art & Culture 1950-2000. Essay by Lisa Phillips. New York, NY: Whitney Museum of American Art & W.W. Norton, 1999.
1996
MIllenium Film Journal "Constructing Loss: Film and Presence in the Work of Eleanor Antin" Ellen Zweig
1995
Antin, Eleanor. The Eleanora Antinova Plays (part of the New Theatre and Performance Series). Los Angeles, CA: Sun & Moon, 1995.
1994
Altered Egos. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Museum of Art, 1994.
1983
"Being Antinova: Eleanor Antin", Los Angeles, CA: Astro Artz Press
1983
"Eleanor Antin Essays" by Howard Fox and Lisa Bloom, Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1981
Alternatives in Retrospect. New York, NY: The New Museum, 1981.
1979
Arts Magazie, “Life/Art/Life: Quentin Crisp and Eleanor Antin: Notes on Performance in the Seventies”, John R. Clarke
1977
"Angel of Mercy" Essays by Crary and Levin. La Jolla, CA: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art