Timeline

1953
Born in Paris, France
1979
Returned to Paris after traveling for seven years and began a series of projects to acquaint herself again both with the city and people of Paris and with herself
2002
Spectrum Award – Internationaler Preis für Fotografie der Stiftung Niedersachsen
Lives and works in Paris

Exhibitions

2012–2013
9th Shanghai Biennale together with Thomas Hirschhhorn
2012
Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2012
Pour la dernière et pour la première fois, Chapelle Saint-Martin du Méjan, Rencontres Internationales de la photographies, Arles, France
2010
“Trans-Monumental,” Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
2010
“Che Fare? Arte Povera, the historic years,” Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
2010
“Introducing the Fisher Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2010
“Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera,” Tate Modern, London, England
2010
“In Full Bloom”, curated by Antonio Grulli, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy
2010
“Feeling what no longer is,” A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010
"The Talent Show", curated by Peter Eleey, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
2010
“I Love You,” curated by Pernille Taagaard and Lise Mortensen, ARos Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Århus C, Denmark
2010
“Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance,” curated by Jennifer Blessing and Nat Trotman, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2010
“FALL OUT – art, desire and disengagement,” curated by Mads Damsbo and Merete Jankowski, Gl Holtegaard, Denmark, and Malmö Kunsthal, Sweden
2010
“Louisiana Contemporary: Sophie Calle,” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (solo)
2010
“Take Care of Yourself,” De Pont Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands (solo)
2010
“Human,” Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France (solo)
2010
“Sophie Calle” De Pont Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands (solo)
2010
“Sophie Calle: Talking to Strangers,” De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands (solo)
2009
“Sophie Calle: The Address Book,” Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2009
“Sophie Calle” Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2009
“Take Care of Yourself,” Museum of Modern Art, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil (solo)
2009
“Take Care of Yourself,” SESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2009
“CALLE SOPHIE,” Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2009
“Take Care of Yourself,” Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2009
“Où et quand? Berck/Lourdes,” Arndt and Partner, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2009
“1989. End of History or Beginning of the Future?” KUNSTHALLE wien, Vienna, Austria
2009
“Reading & Writing,” Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
2009
“From Private to Public: Collections at the Guggenheim” Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
2009
“The Lens and the Mirror: Self-Portraits from the Collection, 1957-2007,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2009
“Darkside II – Fotografische Macht und fotografierte Gewalt, Krankheit und Tod,” Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2009
“With You I Want to Live: Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Collection,” Museum of Art, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2009
“After Image,” Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2009
“Regift” curated by John Miller, Swiss Institute, New York
2008
“Mr.’s Nobody Dies” Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
2008
“Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion,” Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX
2008
“The New Normal,” curated by Michael Connor, Artist Space, New York, NY; traveling to Haurte Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Huarte, Spain
2008
“Slightly Unbalanced,” organized by Independent Curators International, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; traveling to Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV and to Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
2008
2008 “Où et Quand?” Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France (solo)
2008
“Sophie Calle: Exquisite Pain” Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
2008
“Prenez soin de vous,” DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montréal, Canada (solo)
2008
“Prenez soin de vous,” Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Take Care of Yourself, French Pavillon, 52nd Venice Biennial (solo)
2007
Biennale de Venise, Pavillon Français, Italie (solo)
2007
"Douleur exquise", Sophie Calle (avec la participation au projet de Frank Gehry), Luxembourg (solo)
2007
"Airs de Paris", Centre George Pompidou, Paris
2007
"Passion complex", 21st Century museum of Contemporary Art of Kanazawa, Japon
2007
Nouvelle présentation des collections du musée d'art moderne, Centre George Pompidou, Paris
2007
"Pensa con i sensi senti con la mente", Giardini della Biennale / Pavillon Italien, Venise
2007
"Portraits-souvenirs", Salon du collectionneur, Grand Palais, Paris
2007
"Le vif et le furtif", Conseil Général de Seine St Denis, Musée d'art et d'histoire de St Denis
2006
"Dormir, rêver et autres nuits", CAPC, Bordeaux
2006
"Noir c'est la vie (comme un polar)", Centre d'art de Meymac
2006
"Dark Places", Santa Monica Museum of Art, USA
2006
"Ce n'est pas grave", Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Saint-Denis
2006
"Transitional Objects", Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, USA
2006
"Strange powers", Creative Time, New York
2006
"Cabine téléphonique", Pont Garigliano, Paris
2006
"True stories", Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami, FL, USA (solo)
2005
"M'as tu vue ?", Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Allemagne (solo)
2005
Dommages Collateréraux, Galerie Emanuel Perrotin, Paris
2005
Sophie Calle + Hiroshi Sugimoto, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan
2005
Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
2005
(2005 Whitney Museum ISP Exhibition) The Art Gallery of The Graduate Center of the CUNY, New York, NY
2005
Exquisite Pain, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2004
The True Stories, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
2004
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2004
University at Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2004
Tina Kim Fine Art, New York, NY
2004
James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
2004
"M’as-tu vue", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Irlande; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Allemagne (solo)
2004
Kunst im Deutschen Bundestag, Allemagne
2003
Dommages Collateréraux, Galerie Emanuel Perrotin, Paris
2003
M’as-tu vue?, Sophie Calle – Retrospective, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2003
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
2003
Sophie Calle, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2003
Editions, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan
2002
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence, Grasse, France
2002
"Sophie Calle, Spectrum", International Prize for Photography of the Foundation of Lower Saxony, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
2002
Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin
2001
Museé d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence, Grasse, France
2001
"Sophie Calle, Public Places – Private Spaces", The Jewish Museum San Francisco (solo)
2001
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
2001
Museum Ludwig, Budapest
2001
Art Museum Tennis Palace, Helsinki
2001
"Double Game", Galerie Paula Cooper, New York, USA (solo)
2001
"Vingt ans après", Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin (30 rue Louise Weiss), Paris, France (solo)
2001
"Editions", Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin ( 5 rue louise Weiss), Paris, France (solo)
2000
"Sophie Calle…", Librairie Archives, Paris, France
2000
"Sophie Calle", Ecole régionale des Beaux-arts de Dunkerque, France
2000
"Souvenirs de Berlin Est", La photographie traversée, XXXIéme Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Actes Sud, Arles, France
2000
"Die Wahren Geschichten der Sophie Calle (les histoires vraies de Sophie Calle)", Museum Fridericarium Kasel; Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Allemagne (solo)
1999
Appointment, Freud Museum London, England
1999
"Double-jeux" (gamme chromatique et b,c w), Galerie Sollertis Toulouse, France (solo)
1999
"The Detachment -Die Entfernung", Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen, Allemagne (solo)
1999
"LesTombes", Galerie Clara Rainhorn, Bruxelles, Belgique (solo)
1999
"Double-jeux", (gamme chromatique et b,c w), Galerie Erna Hécey, Luxembourg, France (solo)
1999
"Double games", Camden Arts Center, Londres, Grande-Bretagne (solo)
1999
"Souvenirs de Berlin-Est", Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, France (solo)
1999
De l’obeissance (gamme chromatique et b,c w) Galerie Matthias Arndt, Berlin, Allemagne (solo)
1999
"Double games" (gamme chromatique et b,c w), Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japon (solo)
1999
"Douleur exquise", Hara Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japon (solo)
1999
"L'eprouv", Jewish Museum, New York, USA (solo)
1998
"L’Hôtel", La sphère de l'intime", Printemps de Cahors, France (solo)
1998
"Double games", Site Gallery, Sheffield, Grande-Bretagne (solo)
1998
"The detachment -Die entfernung", Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen, Allemagne (solo)
1998
"The birthday ceremony", Tate gallery, Londres , Grande-Bretagne (solo)
1998
"L’erouve", Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme, Paris, France (solo)
1998
Double Jeu, CNP Paris, France
1997
"Relatos", Fundación La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
1997
"Relatos", Palacio de los Condes, Grenade, Espagne (solo)
1997
"The Detachment -Die entfernung", Galerie Urs Meile, Luzern, Suisse (solo)
1997
"Comme si de rien n'était", Fondation Ledig Rowohlt, Château de Lavigny, Vaud, Suisse (solo)
1997
"Suite Venitienne", White Cube gallery, Londres, Grande-Bretagne (solo)
1997
"The sleepers, Suite Vénitienne, Birthday Ceremony", Donald Young Gallery Seattle, WA
1996
The "Eruv" of Jerusalem, Artfocus - Contemporary Art, Jérusalem (solo)
1996
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (solo)
1996
"Des histoires vraies", Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japon (solo)
1996
"L’Erouv", XXVIIèmes Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d'Arles, Librairie Actes Sud, Arles, France (solo)
1996
"L’Erouv," Journées d'art contemporain de Porto, Synagogue de Porto (solo)
1996
"The Detachment - Die entfernung", Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Allemagne (solo)
1996
"Venise", Galerie de Luxembourg, France (solo)
1996
"Relatos", Fundación "la Caixa", Madrid, Espagne (solo)
1996
"Les Tombes", Musée de la mine, St Etienne, France (solo)
1996
"True Stories", Museum of Modern Art Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
1995
"Fravaer (l’absence)", Portalen, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Copenhague, Danemark (solo)
1995
"Proof", University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara /Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland / David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, USA (solo)
1995
"Les autobiographies", Printemps de Cahors, France (solo)
1995
"Les Tombes", Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Allemagne (solo)
1994
"L’absence", Musée Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Pays-Bas (solo)
1994
"The Husband", Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, USA (solo)
1994
"The sleepers", Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, USA (solo)
1994
"Les aveugles", Sala Amàrica, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Espagne (solo)
1994
"Romances", Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA (solo)
1994
"L’absence", Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
1994
"Des histoires vraies", FRAC Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur, Marseille, France (solo)
1994
"Des histoires vraies, le mari", Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, France (solo)
1994
"L’absence", Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Suisse (solo)
1993
"Blind Color," Leo Castelli, New York, USA (solo)
1993
Proofs", Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA (solo)
1993
"Los Ciegos, Las Tumbas, Anatoli", Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela / Museo d'Arte, Maracay, Venezuela (solo)
1992
"The Graves," Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, USA
1992
"A Suivre", Lunds Konsthall, Suède
1992
Donald Young Gallery, Seattle, USA
1992
Centre Culturel français, Palermo, Italie
1992
"Les tombes", Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, France
1991
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1991
Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1991
"A Suivre", ARC, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, USA (solo)
1991
"Sophie Calle in under skinnët", Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Ecosse (solo)
1990
"A survey", Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
1990
"A survey", Matrix Gallery, Berkeley University, Berkeley, Californie, USA
1990
Galery Croussel-Robelin Bama, Paris, France
1990
"The sleepers", Matrix Gallery, Berkeley University, Berkeley, Californie, USA
1990
Galeria La Maquina Espanola, Séville, Espagne
1990
"Les tombes", Galerie Crousel-Robelin Bama, Paris
1989
Fred Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles (survey), USA (solo)
1988
Galerie Montenegro, Madrid, Espagne (solo)
1987
"Les aveugles", Centre d'Art de Flaine, France (solo)
1987
"Anatoli", Museotrain du F.R.A.C. Limousin, Limoges (solo)
1986
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Dunkerque, France
1986
"Anatoli", Centre d'Art Contemporain, Orléans, France
1986
"Les aveugles", Galerie Crousel-Hussenot, Paris
1986
"De Appel", Amsterdam, Pays-Bas
1986
"Les aveugles", Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Tasmanie, Hobart, Australie
1985
A.P.A.C., Nevers, France
1983
"L’hôtel", Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
1981
"Les dormeurs", Galerie Canon, Genève, Suisse (solo)
1980
Le Bronx, Fashion Moda, New York, USA (solo)