Exhibitions

2003
Affinities…Now and Then, ArtSpace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
2003
Rocks and Stones, Eugénio de Almeida Foundation, Évora, Portugal
2002
A Proposal for an Exhibition, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2001
Human Intervention: Contemporary Landscape Photography, The Cleveland Msuem of Art
2001
Walker Evans and Company, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2000, and traveled to J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
2000
Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1999
Under Construction: Photography, 1900-2000, Milwaukee Art Museum
1998
The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal
1998
Digital Frontiers: Photography’s Future at Nash Editions, International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
1997
Photographers on Location: Landscapes and Cityscapes from the National Museum of American Art, Mt. Holyoke College
1996
Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing west from 1840 to the Present, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, traveled to: Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
1996
Long Beach Odyssey: A Photographic Survey, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA
1995
An American Century of Photography: From Dry-Plate to Digital (The Hallmark Photographic Collection), The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, and traveled to: Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts, the International Center of Photography, New York City, the Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and the Museum of Photographic Arts, Sand Diego, California.
1994
New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions 2: Photography from the Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1993
Selections from the Permanent Collection: Landscape, Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson
1992
Joe Deal: Southern California Photographs, 1976-86, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (solo)
1991
Joe Deal: Men and Women, Currents 48, St. Louis Art Museum (solo)
1991
Photographing L.A. Architecture, Turner/Krull Gallery, Los Angeles
1990
Polemical Landscapes, California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside
1990
e Developing Eye, 150 years of Photography, St. Louis Art Museum
1989
Photography 150 Years: Its Light and Shadow, College of Art, Nihon University and Institute of Polytechnics, Tokyo
1989
Decade by Decade: Twentieth Century American Photography, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson
1988
Suburban Visions, Middle Class Dreams, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, an exhibition from the series, "Photography: Inside Out, Los Angeles
1988
Windows on the World, Photographs from the Seagram Collection, Joseph E. Seagrams and Sons, New York, N.Y.
1987
Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
1986
Nagase Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan (solo)
1985
American Images: Photography 19451980, Barbican Art Gallery, London
1985
The Lay of the Land, University Art Gallery, University of Missouri, Kansas City. Traveled to: University of Missouri, St. Louis; Museum of Art and Archeology, University of Missouri, Columbia; Creighton University Art Gallery, Omaha; University Art Gallery, Northwestern University, and Sioux City Art Center, Iowa
1983
Photographs of Real and Potential Disasters: Joe Deal and Frank Gohlke, Film in the Cities Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1983
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson (solo)
1982
Susan Spiritus Gallery, Newport Beach, California (solo)
1982
Kirk deGooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, California (solo)
1982
California Photography, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
1981
Light Gallery, New York (solo)
1980
Long Beach: A Photography Survey, Art Gallery, California State University at Long Beach (Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts)
1979
Attitudes: Photography in the 1970s, Santa Barbara Museum of
1978
The History of Photography in New Mexico, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, NM
1978
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art 1978 (sponsored by the Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies) (solo)
1977
Cityscapes: San Francisco and Los Angeles, The San Francisco Museum of Art, CA
1977
Contemporary American Photographic Works, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1977. Traveled to: Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida, 1979 and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1976
New Topographics: Photographs of a ManAltered Landscape, International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Traveled to: Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles; and Princeton University Art Gallery, NJ
1976
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California (solo)
1975
Light Gallery, New York (solo)
1975
Photographs of Sculpture and Architecture by 19th and 20th Century Photographers, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1974
Ten American Photographers, The Photographers' Gallery, London
1973
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1973
Light Gallery, New York (solo)
1972
Summer Light, Light Gallery, New York

Literature

1999
Gerace, Gloria, ed. Between Nature and Culture: Photographs of the Getty Center by Joe Deal. Foreword by Richard Meier. Essays by Weston Naef and Joe Deal. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1999
1998
Topos. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Trust, 1990 and 1998. (Photographs of site and construction of J. Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles)
1992
Johnstone, Mark; Leffingwell, Edward. Joe Deal: Southern California Photographs: 1976- 86. Foreword by J. B. Jackson. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press in conjunction with the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1992
1986
Site Documents. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1986. (Photographs of construction of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles)
1981
The Fault Zone. Essay by Anita V. Mozley. Riverside, California, 1981. (Self-published portfolio)
1979
New California Views. Landweber Artists, Los Angeles, 1979. (Portfolio in an edition of 100 signed copies and containing the work of 20 contemporary photographers, with articles on the work by Therese Heyman, Victor Landweber, and John Upton)