Zoe Leonard  (American, 1961) 

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Zoe Leonard Biography
1961   Born in Liberty, New York
  Lives and works in New York, NY
Selected 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
Selected 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