Kiki Smith  (American, 1954) 

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Kiki Smith Biography
1954   Born in Nuremberg, Germany
1972   Studied industrial banking, Manpower Training Act, Newark, NJ
2000   Recipient of Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME
2005   Recipient of the Athena Award for Excellence in Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2005   Elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2006   Recipient Medal Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2009   Awarded the 50th Edward MacDowell Medal, New Hampshire
Selected Exhibitions
2010 - 2012   I Myself Have Seen It: Photography & Kiki Smith, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. Traveled to: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona
2010 - 2011   Kiki Smith: Color Still, Under Museum of Contemporary Art, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Italy
2010   Kiki Smith: Sojourn, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York
2010   Kiki Smith: Lodestar, The Pace Gallery, New York
2009 - 2010   Kiki Smith, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy
2008 - 2010   Kiki Smith: Her Home, Museum Haus Esters, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Germany. Traveled to: Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany, as Kiki Smith: Her Memory, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York
2009   Kiki Smith: The New York Connection, Galerie Fortlaan, Gent, Belgium
2009   Kiki Smith, Galerie Lelong, Zurich
2009   Her Memory, Fundacion Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2008   Kiki Smith, Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago
2008   Kiki Smith: Sculptures, Photographs, and Papers, Galería Estiarte, Madrid
2007   Kiki Smith: Touch—Recent Color Etchings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
2007   Kiki Smith: Constellation, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
2007   Kiki Smith: Wellspring, Galerie Lelong, Paris
2007   Fairy Tale, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
Into Me/Out of Me, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY; KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Corbeaux and Corneilles: Oiseaux de Malheur?, Natural History Museum, Fribourg, Switzerland
A Gathering, 1980–2005, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis,MN; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
2006   Kiki Smith: New Works, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Selections from the Leroy Neiman Center for Print Studies, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
The Compulsive Line: Etching 1900 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Out of the Blue, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
Under The Skin, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
Zoo Story: An Exhibition of Animals in Art-For the Young and the Young at Heart, Emily Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY
Exhibition and Benefit: The Film Anthology Archives (sponsored by Jonas Mekas and Cheim & Read), New York, NY
Modern and Contemporary Master Drawings, Connaught Brown, London, UK
Tevereterno: Ombre dal Lupercale, L’Associazione Tevereterno, Piazza Tevere, Rome, Italy
Break the Mold: Honoring Walt Zucker, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
Works on Paper from the Collection of Art Enterprises, Ltd., McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture: 60 Years, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Defining the Contemporary: Exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery 1986–2006, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS Art Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; The Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
The Forest: Politics, Poetics, and Practice, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
Frontiers: Collecting the Art of Our Time, Worcester Art Museum, MA
2005   Print and Things a la Librairie, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
Bronze Reliefs and Drawings, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany (solo)
On and About Sculpture and Drawing, Galleria Lorcan O’Niell, Rome, Italy (solo)
A Cautionary Tale, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Portraits on Paper, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
Glass, seriously, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY
xhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Drawing 1945 to Now, Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
Summer Group Show, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY
From the Berkus Collection, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, CA
Two by Two for AIDS and Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
*BIRDSPACE: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, MO; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, OH
2004   Near, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Sculpture 2004, Gow-Langsford Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Making the Body in Contemporary Sculpture, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, OH
Animals & Us, Galerie St. Etienne, New York, NY
Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Sculpture and Form, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Bodily Space: Works from the Permanent Collection, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Art in Embassies Program 40th Anniversary Sculpture Exhibition, Department of State, South Courtyard, Washington D.C.
Carpe Diem Press, Oaxaca: James Brown, Dan McCleary, George Moore, Kiki Smith and Rob Wynne, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Sculpture and Form, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Animals, Haunch of Venison, London, UK
Summer 2004, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY
Lebbeus Woods & Kiki Smith: Firmament, Henry Urbach Gallery, New York, NY
Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Prints, Books and Things, The Museum of Modern Art, Queens, NY (solo)
Otherworlds: The Art of Nancy Spero and Kiki Smith, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK (solo)
2003   Kiki Smith: Near, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France; Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
American Art Today: Faces and Figures, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
Heart of Glass, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK
Why! The World of Man and Beyond, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
The Great Drawing Show 1550–2003, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
A Way With Words, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
According to Nadelman: Contemporary Affinities, June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Travels, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY
Immersion, Interfaith Center of New York, New York, NY
Metamorphing: Transformation in Science, Art and Mythology, The Science Museum, London, UK
The Nude in 20th Century Art, Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany
Disturbance, Raffaela Cortese, Milan, Italy
Kiki Smith: Homework, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2002   Realms, PaceWildenstein,New York, NY (solo)
Realms, Triple Candie, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Fortlaan 17, Gent, Belgium (solo)
René Blouin Gallery, Montreal, Quebec (solo)
2001   Recent Editions, Pace/Prints, New York, NY (solo)
Prints and Multiples, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
Telling Tales, International Center of Photography, New York, NY (solo)
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, NY (solo)
Portraits, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Small Sculptures and Large Drawings, Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany (solo)
Women-Nature-Birds-Death, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany (solo)
Galerie M + R Fricke, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, NY (solo)
2000   Realm, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (solo)
Winter Group Show, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY
Group Show, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Alter Ego, Ville de Luxembourg et Musée d’Historie, Paris, France
My Nature: Works with Paper by Kiki Smith, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO (solo)
1999   New Editions, Pace Prints, New York, NY (solo)
Recent Photographic Work, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA (solo)
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Forefront 31: Kiki Smith, Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN (solo)
Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent, Belgium (solo)
Creation, Diözesanmuseum, Freising, Germany (solo)
You Art the Sunshine of My Life..., The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Of Her Nature, PaceWildenstein, 142 Greene Street, New York, NY (solo)
1998   Kiki Smith/Joey Kötting, PaceWildensteinMacGill, New York, NY (solo)
Constellation, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany (solo)
Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
Metta Galería, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Directions—Kiki Smith: Night, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (solo)
Invention/Intervention: Kiki Smith and the Museums, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
All Creatures Great and Small, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany (solo)
Kiki Smith, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada (solo)
Kiki Smith: Convergence––Sculpture, Drawings, and Mixed Media Works from 1988 to 1997, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
1997   Kiki Smith: Once I Saw a Bird, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Kiki Smith: Prints and Multiples 1994–1997, Pace Prints, New York, NY (solo)
Kiki Smith: Reconstructing the Moon, PaceWildenstein, 142 Greene Street, New York, NY (solo)
Kiki Smith, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada (solo)
Kiki Smith: Photographs, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
Paradise Cage: Kiki Smith and Coop Himmmelb(l)au, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Kiki Smith, A/D Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1996   Field Operation, PaceWildenstein, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Photography, PaceWildensteinMacGill, Los Angeles, ; PaceWildensteinMacGill, New York, NY (solo)
Prints and Multiples 1985–1993, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Prints and Multiples 1985–1993, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
1995   Sculpture & Drawings, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Kiki Smith/Nan Goldin, Galerie M + Fricke, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
New Work, PaceWildenstein, 142 Greene Street, New York, NY (solo)
The Power Plant–– Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada (solo)
1994   University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA (solo)
Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada (solo)
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (solo)
Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany (solo)
Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
Drawings, PaceWildenstein, New York , NY(solo)
1993   Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA (solo)
Galerie M & R Fricke, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
1992   Sculpture and works on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Denmark (solo)
Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Byron Kim/Kiki Smith, A/C Project Room, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada (solo)
The Body Electric: Zizi Raymond and Kiki Smith, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1991   Matrix 142: Kiki Smith, University Art Museum, University of Calfifornia, Berkeley, CA (solo)
MAK Galerie, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Projects 24: Kiki Smith, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1990   Tyler Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
The Periphery: Part 4, Institute for Art and Urban Resources at the Clocktower, Long Island City, NY (solo)
Cara Perlman and Kiki Smith, Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Centre d’art contemporain, Geneva. Traveled to: Institute of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
1989   Concentrations 20, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (solo)
Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada (solo)
1988   Fawbush Gallery, New York , NY(solo)
1982   Life Wants to Live, The Kitchen, New York, NY (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, NY
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu, HI
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

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