Eleanor Antin  (American, 1935) 

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Selected 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