Timeline

1961
Born in Liberty, New York
Lives and works in New York, NY

Exhibitions

2013
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York, NY
2013
L'Image Papillon, MUDAM, Luxembourg
2013
Masculine / Masculine, Musee d'Orsay, Paris
2013
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York, NY
2013
L'Image Papillon, MUDAM, Luxembourg
2013
Masculine / Masculine, Musee d'Orsay, Paris
2013
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York, NY
2013
L'Image Papillon, MUDAM, Luxembourg
2013
Masculine / Masculine, Musee d'Orsay, Paris
2013
Glory Hole, LLS 387 Ruimte voor Actuele Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
2013
Alchemical, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
2013
Photography Now and Forever, Mathew, Berlin, NY
2013
Something about a Tree, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
2013
Une Préface, Le Plateau/Frac Ile-de-France, Paris
2013
Love and Death, Bergen Museum of Art, Bergen, Norway
2013
A Love Meal, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
2013
White Petals Surround Your Heart, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
2013
Expo 1 New York, MoMA PS1, New York, NY
2013
Looking back – The Seventh White Columns Annual, curated by Richard Birkett, White Columns, New York, NY
2013
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX (solo)
2012
Zoe Leonard. Observation Point, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK (solo)
2012
Sun Photographs, Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy (solo)
2012
Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2012
Blues for Smoke, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, travelling to The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2012
Voice of Images, Palazzo Grassi, Pinault Collection, Venice, Italy
2012
Ein Wunsch bleibt immer übrig. Kasper König zieht Bilanz, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2012
Ändere dich, Situation!, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz/Tirol, Austria
2012
Le Feuillagisme, Hôtel de Région (in collaboration with Le Pôle Image Haute-Normandie), Rouen, France
2012
True Stories. Amerikanische Fotografie aus der Sammlung Moderne Kunst, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
2012
Circus Wols. Eine Hommage, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen
2012
Heart to Hand (curated by Pati Hertling), Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York, NY
2012
“Out-of-_________” (organized by Leila Khastoo), Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Available Light, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2011
Vanity. Fashion Photography from the F.C. Grundlach Collection, KUNSTHALLE wien, Vienna, Austria
2011
PHOTOGRAPHY CALLING!, Sammlung Wilhelm und Gaby Schürmann, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany
2011
You have been there – departures, bifurcations (a proposition by Marie Muracciole), Marian Goodman, New York, NY
2011
Vor dem Gesetz. Skulpturen der Nachkriegsmoderne und Räume der Gegenwartskunst, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2011
He disappeared into complete silence: re-reading a single artwork by Louise Bourgeois, De Hallen Haarlem, Haarlem, Netherlands
2011
Heterotopien und Wissensräume in der Kunst, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
2011
Vision is elastic. Thought is elastic. (curated by Moyra Davey & Zoe Leonard), Murray Gallery, New York, NY
2011
White Columns. 1970-2011 / 40+ Years of Support for Artists (2011 benefit auction), White Columns, New York, NY
2010
The Surreal House, Barbican Gallery, London, UK
2010
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, Photographers Gallery, London, UK; traveling to Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
2010
MOCA's first 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Mixed Use: Manhattan (curated by Lynne Cooke and Douglas Crimp), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2010
Augenschmaus – Vom Essen im Stillleben, Bank Austria Forum, Vienna, Austria
2010
Self-Fulfilling Prophecies, Leo Koenig, New York, NY
2010
Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2010
Artworks from the Enea Righi Collection, Museion Bolzano, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
2010
In Full Bloom, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy
2010
50 Artists Photograph the Future, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
2010
Contagious! Reports against normality, Centre d' Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
2010
False Divide: representations of abstraction in a few photographic works, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Karlsruhe; Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
2010
Atlas. How to Carry the World on One's Back, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; ZKM
2010
Wunschzettel, im Rahmen der Ausstellung: Nur Papier, und doch die ganze Welt, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
2009
Photographs, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (solo)
2009
Photographs, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2009
Nouvelles Collections III, Sammlung Jocelyne & Fabrice Petignat, Centre PasquArt, Kunsthaus Centre d'art, Biel/Vienne, Switzerland
2009
out of the blue, Gallery Bergen, Paramus, NJ
2009
Galaxy, BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
2009
En todas partes. Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2009
Espèces d'espaces, Yvonne Lambert, New York, NY
2009
Elles @ Centrepompidou. Artists in the Collections of the Centre Pompidou, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2009
The Female Gaze. Women Look At Women, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
2009
Das Gespinst, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
2009
Fashion Room (photographs from the F.C. Gundlach collection), Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2009
Locus Solus, Yvonne Lambert, Paris, Francek, NY
2009
Pivot Points 3, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
2009
Photography, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2088–2008
Eminent Domain: Contemporary Photography and the City, New York Public Library, NY
2008
You See I am here after all, Dia:Beacon, New York, NY (solo)
2008
L'Argent, Le Plateau, Paris, France
2008
Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2008
Soziale Diagramme/Planning Reconsidered, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
2008
listen darling... the world is yours (curated by Lisa Phillips), Art Centre, Cascais, Portugal
2008
After Nature, New Museum, New York, NY
2008
Drawing a Tension – Works from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Cultural Centre, Lisbon, Portugal
2008
Kunst im Heim, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany
2008
Ad Adsurdum – Energien des Absurden von der klassischen Moderne zur Gegenwart, MARTa, Herford, Germany
2008
Reality Check, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008
Archive Fever, International Center of Photography, New York, NY (1/18 – 5/4/08)
2007–2008
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland (12/1/07 - 2/17/08)
2007
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (5/12 - 8/26/07)
2007
Dolls: Destiny Deacon, Virginia Fraser, Zoe Leonard, Maria Marshall & Laurie Simmons, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan (2/1 - 4/14/07)
2007
Normal Love, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (1/18 - 3/4/07)
2007
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. 45 Years of Art + Feminism, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Bilbao (6/11 - 9/9/07)
2007
Documenta XII, Kassel, Germany (6/16 - 9/23/07)
2007
Mouth Open, Teeth Showing: Major Works from the True Collection, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Koln, Germany (9/20 - 10/28/06)
2006
Out of the Blue, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania (3/4 - 5/6/06)
2006
Zoe Leonard, Liz Deschenes, and Vija Celmins, Tracy Williams Ltd., New York, NY (6/28 - 8/4/06)
2006
Full House, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (6/28 - 9/3/06)
2006
Flying Cows and Other Comets – Not Just Comic Things in Art, Villa Merkel and Bahnwartenhaus, Esslingen, Switzerland, (8/20 - 9/15/06)
2006
The Eighth Square: Gender, Life and Desire in Art since 1960, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (10/30 - 11/12/06)
2006
Around the Corner: Zoe Leonard and Petra Wunderlich, organized by Christian Philipp Müller, Orchard, New York, NY (11/5 - 12/17/06)
2005
Inside Out Loud: Visualizing Women’s Health in Contemporary Art, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (1/21 - 4/24/05)
2005
Alias & Alibi, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands (1/23 - 5/16/05)
2005
Theorema, une Collection Privee en Italie, la Collection d’Enea Righi The Collection Lambert in Avignon, France (2/5 - 5/29/05)
2005
Femme(s), Musée de Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland (3/8 – 3/27/05); traveling to Florence, Italy and Brussels, Belgium.
2005
Sharjah International Biennial 7, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (4/6 - 6/6/05)
2005
La Hendidura del Tiempo (The Clefts of Time), Galeria Pepe Cobo, Madid, Spain (6/22 - 9/15/05)
2005
Roe Ethridge, Zoe Leonard, Christopher Williams, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (8/26 - 9/30/05)
2005
The New City: Suburbia in Recent Photography, TheWhitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (9/30/05 - 1/15/06)
2005
Cromosoma X, Galleria d’arte Sabrina Raffaghello Ovada, Italy, traveled to Joyce & Co. Galleria Artistico Letteraria, Genova, Italy
2004
Infinitely Specific, Montserrat College of Art Galleries, MA (1/20 - 2/20/04)
2004
Open Proposition: Artists for the Bill of Rights, The Proposition Gallery, New York (2/7 - 2/28/04)
2004
Cave Birds, Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy (March - April, 2004)
2004
Marilyn: From Anastasi to Weegee, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY (6/11 - 7/23/04)
2004
Possessed: the things we own and the things that own us, Western Bridge, Seattle, Washington (opens 5/22/04)
2004
Vagues 2, Hommages et digressions, musée Malraux, Le Havre, France (6/26 - 9/27/04)
2004
Yankee Remix, Remix, Green Street Gallery, Boston, MA. (7/23 - 9/04/04)
2004
Les enfants terribles - The Language of Childhood in Art - 1909-2004, curated by Marco Franciolli, Helmut Friedel, Giovanni Iovane, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano, Switzerland (10/10/04 - 1/16/05)
2004
Portraits d'arbres, Henri Gadeau de Kerville au regard de la photographie contemporaine, Muséed’Evreux, Evreux, France Biennale, Museum of New Art (mona), Pontiac, Michigan
2004
Arte in testa. Storia di un¹ossessione da Picasso ai giorni nostri, MACI Museo arte contemporanea isernia, Isneria, Italy
2004
Colección Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Ivam Institut d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
2003
Paula Cooper Gallery, NY
2003
Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin
2003
“Yankee Remix” Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA
2003
Eric Hattan, Zoe Leonard, Michel Francois, Swiss Institute, NY (1/14 - 2/15/03)
2003
Recent Acquisitions – Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, (3/03 - 6/03)
2003
Works from the Sammlung Schurmann Collection, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany, (4/4 - 10/12/03)
2003
Phantom of Desire, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum, Graz/Austria, (4/26 - 8/24/03)
2003
Yankee Remix, Mass MoCA, North Adams, Ma, (05/24/03-Spring 2004)
2003
The tale of the thread: Embroidery and sewing in contemporary art, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy (5/30 - 9/7/03)
2003
Gelijk het leven is, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium (6/28 - 9/14/03)
2003
Hot Summer in the City, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, (7/10 - 8/16/03)
2003
In Nature: 10th International Biennial of Photography, The Italian Foundation of Photography, and Palazzo
2003
A Clear Vision – Photographic works from the F.C. Gundlach collection, International House of Photography Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany (10/29/03 - 1/25/04)
2003
Lei. Donne nelle collezioni italiane, curated by F. Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy (11/7/03 - 2/8/04)
2002
The Agency Contemporary Art, London, UK
2002
“Prophets of Boom – Werke aus der Sammlung Schurman” Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
2001
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2001
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
2001
Raffaella Cortese , Milano, Italy
2000
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1999
Micheline Szwajczer Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
1999
Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
1999
Gallery Anadiel, Jerusalem, Israel
1999
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1998
Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France
1998
Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
1998
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1997
Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1997
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France
1997
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1997
Galerija Dante, Umag, Croatia
1997
Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria
1997
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
1997
Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
1997
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida
1995
Le Casa d'Arte, Milan, Italy
1995
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France
1995
Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, Umag, Croatia

Public Collections

Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
The New School, New York
Provincia di Milano, Milan, Italy
Collezione la Gaia, Busca, Italy
MP contemporary art collection, Seville, Spain
Denver Art Museum, Denver
CCS Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Fonds regionald'art contemporain de haute normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France
Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst Gent, Ghent
Provinciaal Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands
Deichtorenhallen, Hamburg
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Western Bridge, Seattle
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami
Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art, Dallas
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Museum of Contemporary Art Miami, Miami
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville
Musee d'art moderne et contemporain, Genevale
Staad Museum Kassel, Kassel
Ellipse Foundation, Lisbon
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Sheldon memorial museum, Lincoln, NE
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Fotomuseum Wintertur, Winterthur, Switzerland
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
MuMOK — Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Secession, Vienna
New York Public Library, New York
Rose Art Museum Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Ludwig Museum, Cologne
Tate Modern, Londongne
Museo Nacional Centro Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Generali Foundation, Vienna
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC