Zoe Leonard

Born in Liberty, New York, 1961

Lives and works in New York NY

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Galerie Gisela Captain, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Cologne, Germany

2016
Hauser & Wirth, New York NY

2015
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Analogue’, New York NY
Antony Meier Fine Arts, ‘Zoe Leonard’, San Francisco CA

2013
Chinati Foundation, ’100 North Nevill Street’, Marfa TX
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, ‘Sun Photographs’, Antwerp, Belgium

2012
Murray Guy, ‘Zoe Leonard’, New York, NY
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, ‘Sun Photographs’, Milan, Italy
Camden Arts Centre, ‘Observation Point’, London, England

2011
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Available Light’, Cologne, Germany

2009
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung, ‘Photographs’, Ludwig, Vienna
Pinakothek der Moderne, ‘Photographs’, Munich, Germany

2008
Dia:Beacon, ‘You See I Am Here After All’, Beacon NY
Dia at The Hispanic Society of America, ‘Derrotero’, New York NY
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, ‘Photographs’, Madrid, Spain
Galeria Pepe Cobo, ‘Zoe Leonard’ Madrid, Spain

2007
Fotomuseum Winterthur, ‘Photographs’, Winterthur, Switzerland
Villa Arson, ‘Analogue’, Nice, France
Wexner Center for the Arts, ‘Analogue’, Columbus OH

2006
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Project: Zoe Leonard’, Cologne, Germany

2003
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘New Work’, New York NY
Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Berlin, Germany

2002
The Agency for Contemporary Art, ‘Zoe Leonard’, London, England

2001
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, ‘Zoe Leonard’, San Francisco CA
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Cologne, Germany
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Milan, Italy

2000
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, New York NY

1999
Micheline Szwajcer Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Antwerp, Belgium
Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, ‘Zoe Leonard’ Warsaw, Poland
Gallery Anadiel, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Jerusalem, Israel
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Recent Photographs’, New York NY

1998
Centre National de la Photographie, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Paris, France
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Cologne, Germany
Philadelphia Museum of Art, ‘Strange Fruit’, Philadelphia PA
Jan Weiner Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Kansas City MO

1997
Galerie Jennifer Flay, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Paris, France
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, New York NY
Galerija Dante, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Umag, Croatia
Wiener Secession, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Vienna, Austria
Kunsthalle Basel, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Basel, Switzerland
Kunsthaus Glarus, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Glarus, Switzerland
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Strange Fruit’, North Miami FL

1995
Le Case d’Arte, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Milan, Italy
Presented by Paula Cooper Gallery at the Artist’s Studio, ‘Photographs and Objects’, New York NY
Galerie Jennifer Flay, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Paris, France
Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Umag, Croatia

1993
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Chicago IL

1992
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’ New York NY

1991
Luhring Augustine Hetzler, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Santa Monica CA
Pacific Film Archives / University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Berkeley CA
Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, San Francisco CA
Richard Foncke Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Ghent, Belgium
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Photographien’, Cologne, Germany

1990
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Zoe Leonard. Photographien’, Cologne, Germany

1985
Greathouse, ‘Zoe Leonard’, New York NY

1983
Hogarth Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, Sydney, Australia

1979
Fourth Street Photo Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard’, New York NY

Group Exhibitions

2017
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, ‘Urban Planning: Art and the City 1967–2017’, St. Louis MO
Malmö Konsthall, Subjektiv, Malmö, Sweden
Katonah Museum of Art, Picturing Love: Photography’s Pursuit of Intimacy, Katonah NY
Hauser & Wirth, Serialities, New York NY
Pace/MacGill Gallery, Speech, New York NY
White Columns, Looking back / The 11th White Columns Annual, New York NY

2016
Columbus Museum of Art, ‘The Sun Placed in the Abyss’, Columbus OH
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, ‘Memoirs of a Watermelon Woman’, Los Angeles CA
Palazzo Fortuny, ’QUAND FONDRA LA NEIGE, OU IRA LE BLANC. Contemporary collecting at Palazzo Fortuny, Artworks from Enea Righi Collection’, Venice, Italy
Galerie Buchholz, ‘Douglas Crimp – Before Pictures New York City 1967-1977’, New York NY
Maccarone Gallery, ‘COMING TO POWER: 25 Years of Sexually X-Plicit Art by Women’, New York NY
Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, ‘Medicine in Art’, Krakow, Poland
The Met Breuer, ‘Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible’, New York NY
Württembergischer Kunstverein, ‘A Hole in the Sea’, Stuttgart, Germany
P!, ‘O/U’, New York NY
TEOR/éTica, ’Leé Mis Labios / Read My Lips’, San José, Costa Rica
Art Institute of Chicago, ‘Nothing Personal: Zoe Leonard, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson’, Chicago, IL
The Kitchen, ‘From Minimalism Into Algorithm’, New York, NY

2015
MoMA PS1, ‘Greater New York 2015’, Long Island City, New York
Bucerius Kunst Forum, ‘Uber Wasser. Malerei und Photographie von William Turner bis Olafur Eliasson’, Hamburg, Germany
Galerie Nordenhake, ‘Gathered Fates’, Berlin, Germany
Bridget Donahue Gallery, Dancing Foxes Press Benefit Exhibition, New York NY
Nottingham Contemporary ‘Glenn Ligon; Encounters and Collisions’, Nottingham, England (Travelling Exhibition)
Tate Liverpool, ‘Glenn Ligon; Encounters and Collisions’, Liverpool, England
Punta Della Dogana, ‘Slip of the Tongue’ (Curated by Dahn Vo and Carole Bourgeois), Venice, Italy
Ludwig Forum, ‘Schurmann trifft Ludwig’, Aachen, Germany
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, ‘Fobofilia. Opera dalla Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo’, Turin, Italy

2014
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, ‘La Construccion Social del Paisaje / The Social Construction of the Landscape’, Seville, Spain
New York Public Library, ‘Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography’, New York NY
Participant Inc, ‘Greer Lankton, LOVE ME’ New York NY
Mu.ZEE Kunstmuseum aan zee, ‘The Sea. Salut d’honeur Jan Hoet’, Ostend, Germany
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, ‘Petals on the Wind’, Brussels, Belgium
Griffin Editions, ‘Staring at the Sun’, New York NY
Des Moines Art Center, ‘From Speaker to Receiver’, Des Moines IA
Galerie Mai 36, ‘Memento’, Zurich, Germany
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, ‘Blicke! Körper! Sensationen! Ein anatomisches Wachskabinet und die Kunst / Roll Up, Roll Up! An Anatomical Waxwork Cabinet Meets Art’ Dresden, Germany
Galerie Buchholz, Pictures, ‘Before and After. An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp’, Berlin, Germany
Mannheimer Kunstverein, ‘Art & Activism. Kunst und politischer Aktivismus in New York’, Mannheim, Germany
National Gallery of Denmark, ‘Abandon the Parents’, Copenhagen, Denmark
(Mis)Understanding Photography, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Sainte- Anne Prison, ‘La disparation des lucioles (The disappearence of the fireflies)’, Avignon, France
Murray Guy, ‘Matthew Buckingham, Zoe Leonard, Gordon Matta-Clark’, New York NY
Contemporary Art Museum, ‘Readykeulous by Ridykeulous: This is What Liberation Feels like™’, St. Louis MO
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Whitney Biennial’, New York NY
Hammer Museum, ‘Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology’, Los Angeles, CA

2013
LLS 387 Ruimte voor Actuele Kunst, ‘Glory Hole’, Antwerp, Belgium
Stephen Kasher Gallery, ‘Alchemical’, New York NY
Whitechapel Gallery, ‘A Love Meal’, London, England
Ludwig Galerie Schloß Oberhausen, ‘Hair! Das Haar in der Kunst von der Antike bis Warhol – von Tilman Riemenschneider bis Cindy Sherman’, Oberhausen, Germany
National Museum Krakow, ‘Vanity. Fashion/Photography from then F.C. Grundlach Collection / Vanity. Fotografia mody z kolekcji F. C. Gundlacha’, Krakow, Poland
FRAC Ile-de-France Le Plateau, ‘Une préface’, Paris, France
Musée d’Orsay, ‘Masculin / Masculin, L’Homme nu dans l’art de 1800’, Paris, France
Flag Art Foundation, ‘Something About a Tree’, New York NY
Mathew Gallery, ‘Photography Now and Forever’, Berlin, Germany
Centre Pompidou Metz, ‘Vues d’en haut / Views from Above’, Metz, France
MoMA PS1, ‘EXPO 1: New York’, Long Island City NY
Bergen Art Museum, ‘Love and Death’, Bergen, Norway
Martin-Gropius-Bau, ‘Von Beckmann bis Warhol. Kunst des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts. Die Sammlung Bayer’, Berlin, Germany
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, ‘L’Image papillon’, Luxembourg, Germany
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Blues for Smoke’, New York NY
New Museum, ‘NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star’, New York NY
University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, ‘White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart’, Philadelphia PA
Bétonsalon, ‘Make an effort to remember. Or, failing that, invent.’, Paris, France
White Columns, ‘Looking Back / The 7th White Columns Annual’, New York NY

2012
Whitechapel Gallery, ‘Viral Research’, London, England
Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, ‘Vollmilch. Der Bart als Zeichen’, Linz, Austria
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, ‘Blues for Smoke’, Los Angeles CA
François Pinault Foundation, Palazzo Grassi, ‘Voice of Images’, Venice, Italy
Mai 36 Galerie, ‘Printed’, Zürich, Germany
Museum Ludwig, ‘Ein Wunsch bleibt immer übrig. Kasper König zieht Bilanz’, Cologne, Germany
Stadtgalerie Schwaz, ‘Ändere dich, Situation!’, Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria
Hôtel de Région (in collaboration with Le Pôle Image Haute-Normandie), ‘Le Feuillagisme’, Rouen, France
Pinakothek der Moderne, ‘True Stories. Amerikanische Fotografie aus der Sammlung Moderne Kunst’, Munich, Germany
Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, ‘Circus Wols. Eine Hommage’, Bremen, Germany
Swiss Institute, ‘Heart to Hand (curated by Pati Hertling)’, New York NY
Michael Benevento, “Out-of-_________” (organised by Leila Khastoo), Los Angeles CA

2011
SITE, ‘Agitated Histories’, Santa Fe NM
Kunsthalle Wien,‘Vanity. Fashion/Photography from then F.C. Grundlach Collection / Mode/Fotografie aus der Sammlung F. C. Gundlach’, Vienna, Austria
Sprengel Museum Hannover, ‘PHOTOGRAPHY CALLING! Sammlung Wilhelm und Gabi Schürmann’, Hannover, Germany
Marian Goodman Gallery, ‘You have been there – departures, bifurcations (a proposition by Marie Muracciole)’, New York NY
Museum Ludwig, ‘Vor dem Gesetz. Skulpturen der Nachkriegsmoderne und Räume der Gegenwartskunst’, Cologne, Germany
De Hallen Haarlem, ‘He disappeared into complete silence: re-reading a single artwork by Louise Bourgeois’, Haarlem, Netherlands
Kunsthaus Graz, ‘Heterotopien und Wissensräume in der Kunst’, Graz, Austria
Murray Gallery, ‘Vision is elastic. Thought is elastic. (curated by Moyra Davey & Zoe Leonard)’, New York NY
White Columns, ‘White Columns. 1970-2011 / 40+ Years of Support for Artists (benefit auction)’, New York NY

2010
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, ‘Wunschzettel, im Rahmen der Ausstellung: Nur Papier, und doch die ganze Welt’, Stuttgart, Germany
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, ‘Atlas. How to Carry the World on One’s Back’, Madrid, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, ‘Atlas. How to Carry the World on One’s Back’, Karlsruhe, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Sammlung Falckenberg, ‘Atlas. How to Carry the World on One’s Back’, Hamburg, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Miguel Abreu Gallery, ‘False/Divide: Representations of Abstraction in a Few Photographic Works’, New York NY
Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, ‘Contagious! Reports Against Normality’, Geneva, Switzerland
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, ‘In Full Bloom’, Milan, Italy
Higher Pictures, ’50 Artists Photograph the Future’, New York NY
Museion, ‘Artworks from the Enea Righi Collection’, Bolzano, Italy
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Collecting Biennials’, New York NY
Leo Koenig, ‘Self-Fulfilling Prophecies’, New York NY
Bank Austria Forum, ‘Augenschmaus – Vom Essen im Stillleben’, Vienna, Austria
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, ‘Mixed Use: Manhattan’, Madrid, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘MOCA’s First 30 Years’, Los Angeles CA
Photographers Gallery, ‘Deutsche Börse Photography Prize’, London, England (Travelling Exhibition)
Frankfurter Kunstverein, ‘Deutsche Börse Photography Prize’, Frankfurt, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Barbican Gallery, ‘The Surreal House’, London, England

2009
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, ’200 Artworks – 25 Years’, Kanazawa, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Singapore Tyler Print Institute, ’200 Artworks – 25 Years’, Singapore, China (Travelling Exhibition)
Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Museum, ’200 Artworks – 25 Years’, Seoul, Korea (Travelling Exhibition)
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Photography’, New York NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Pivot Points 3’, Miami FL
Yvonne Lambert, ‘Locus Solus’, Paris, France
Museum für Angewandte Kunst, ‘Fashion Room, Fotografien der Sammlung F.C. Gundlach’, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum Abteiberg, ‘Das Gespinst’, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Cheim & Read, ‘The Female Gaze. Women Look At Women’, New York NY
Centre Georges Pompidou, ‘Elles @ Centrepompidou. Artists in the Collections of the Centre Pompidou’, Paris, France
Yvonne Lambert, ‘Espèces d’espaces’, New York NY
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea ‘En todas partes’, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Pacific Film Archive / University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, ‘Galaxy’, Berkeley CA
Gallery Bergen, ‘Out of the Blue’, Paramus, New Jersey (Travelling Exhibition)
Centre PasquArt, Kunsthaus Centre d’art, ‘Nouvelles Collections III, Sammlung Jocelyne & Fabrice Petignat’, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

2008
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Sings of the Time’, New York NY
MARTa Herford Museum, Ad Adsurdum – Energien des Absurden von der klassischen Moderne zur Gegenwart, Herford, Germany
Capitain Petzel, ‘Kunst im Heim’, Berlin, Germany
Calouste Gulbenkian Cultural Centre, ‘Drawing a Tension – Works from the Deutsche Bank Collection’, Lisbon, Portugal
New Museum, ‘After Nature’, New York NY
Art Centre, ‘listen darling … the world is yours’, Cascais, Portugal
Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, ‘Soziale Diagramme / Planning Reconsidered’, Stuttgart, Germany
International Center of Photography, ‘Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art’, New York NY
Le Plateau, ‘L’Argent’, Paris, France
New York Public Library, ‘Eminent Domain: Contemporary Photography and the City’, New York NY
Statens Museum for Kunst, ‘Reality Check’, Copenhagen, Denmark
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, ‘Versus inversus’, Milan, Italy

2007
Deutsche Bank Kunst und Sakıp Sabancı Museum, ‘Blind Date’, Istanbul, Turkey
dOCUMENTA XII, Kassel, Germay
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, ‘dolls’, Milan, Italy
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, ‘KISS KISS BANG BANG. 45 Years of Art and Feminism’, Bilbao, Spain
Henry Art Gallery, ‘Mouth Open, Teeth Showing: Works from the True Collection’ Seattle WA
Kunstverein München, ‘Oh Girl, it’s a Boy!’, Munich, Germany
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, ‘Normal Love: precarious sex, precarious work’, Berlin, Germany
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, ‘BODYPOLITCX’, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2006
Orchard, ‘Around the Corner: Zoe Leonard and Peter Wunderlich’, New York NY
Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, ‘The Heartbeat of Fashion’, Sammlung F.C. Gundlach, Hamburg, Germany
Museum Ludwig, ‘Das Achte Feld’, Cologne, Germany
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Full House’, New York NY
Villa Merkel und Bahnwärterhaus, ‘Fliegende Kühe und andere Kometen – nicht nur komische Dinge in der Kunst’, Esslingen, Germany
Ltd Gallery, ‘Vija Celmins, Liz Deschenes, Zoe Leonard, Tracy Williams.’, New York NY
Abington Art Center, ‘Out of the Blue’, Jenkintown PA (Travelling Exhibtion)

2005
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University ‘Inside Out Loud: Visualizing Women’s Health in Contemporary Art’, St. Louis MO
Fries Museum, ‘Alias & Alibi’, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
The Collection Lambert in Avignon, ‘Theorema, une Collection Privee en Italie, la Collection d’Enea Righi’, Avignon, France
Musée de Carouge, ‘Femme(s)’, Geneva, Switzerland
Sharjah International Biennial 7, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Galería Pepe Cobo, ‘La Hendidura del Tiempo’, Madrid, Spain
Mai 36 Galerie, ‘Roe Ethridge, Zoe Leonard, Christopher Williams’, Zurich, Switzerland
The Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘The New City: Sub/Urbia in Recent Photography’, New York NY
Galleria d’arte Sabrina Raffaghello, ‘Cromosoma X’, Ovada, Italy
Joyce & Co. Galleria, ‘Artistico Letteraria’, Genoa, Italy

2004
Montserrat College of Art Galleries, ‘Infinitely Specific’, Beverly MA
The Proposition Gallery, ‘Open Proposition: Artists for the Bill of Rights’, New York NY
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, ‘Cave Birds’, Milan, Italy
Sean Kelly Gallery, ‘Marilyn: From Anastasi to Weegee’, New York NY
Western Bridge, ‘Possessed: The Things We Own and The Things That Own Us’, Seattle WA
Museo Cantonale d’Arte, ‘Les Enfants Terribles. The Language of Childhood in Art – 1909-2004 (Curated by Marco Franciolli, Helmut Friedel, Giovanni Iovane)’, Lugano, Switzerland

2003
Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, ‘Eric Hattan, Zoe Leonard, Michel Francois’, New York NY
The Museum of Fine Arts, ‘Recent Acquisitions – Photography’, Houston TX
Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, ‘Works from the Sammlung Schürmann’, Siegen, Germany
Neue Galerie, ‘Phantom of Desire’, Graz, Austria
Mass MoCA, ‘Yankee Remix’, North Adams MA
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, ‘The Tale of the Thread: Embroidery and Sewing in Contemporary Art’ Rovereto, Italy
S.M.A.K., ‘Gelijk het leven is’, Ghent, Belgium
Sean Kelly Gallery, ‘Hot Summer in the City’, New York NY
The Italian Foundation of Photography and Palazzo Bricherasio, ‘In Nature: 10th International Biennial of Photography’, Turin, Italy
Haus der Photographie, International Deichtorhallen Hamburg,‘A Clear Vision. Photographic Works from the F.C. Gundlach Collection’, Hamburg, Germany
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, ‘Lei. Donne Nelle Collezioni Italiane’ (Curated by F. Bonami), Turin, Italy

2002
Jan Weiner Gallery, ‘RE: ACTION 2002’, Kansas City MO
The Museum of Fine Arts, ‘Recent Accessions: Photography’, Houston TX
American Academy of Arts and Letters, ‘American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture’, New York NY
Palazzo delle Papesse, De Gustibus (Curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Sergio Risaliti), Siena, Italy
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, ‘Prophets of Boom – Werke aus der Sammlung Schürmann’, Baden-Baden, Germany
Art Gallery of Hamilton, ‘Mask & Metamorphosis’, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, ‘Sie träumt von Ihrem Lieblingsstar. Er spricht mit einer fremden Sprache. Vier Räume aus der Sammlung Schürmann’, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, ‘Cadavre Exquis’, Paris, France
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, ‘Le Regard de L’Autre’, Rouen, France
Musée d’art Contemporain, ‘Photographier – to Photograph, Collection Lambert’, Avignon, France
Liljewachs Konsthall, ‘My Marilyn’, Stockholm,
Galerie Praz-Devallade, ‘Group Show’, Paris, France
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Visions from America Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2001’, New York NY
Henry Art Gallery, ‘The Photographic Impulse’, Seattle WA
Ivan Dougherty Gallery, ‘With and Without You. Re-visitations of Art in the Age of AIDS’, Sydney, Australia
Kunsthalle Basel, ‘Keine Kleinigkeit’, Basel, Switzerland
Tate Modern, ‘In Focus: Display within the Collection 2002’, London, England
The Agency, ‘Group Show’, London, England
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, ‘Disturbance’, Milan

2001
Jan Weiner Gallery, ‘Full Frontal, Photographic Portraits’, Kansas City MO
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, ‘From Real to Ideal’, Brattleboro, VT
Generali Foundation, ‘Shopping’, Vienna, Austria
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Parkett Collaborations’, New York NY
Project Arts Centre, ‘OutArt 2001. Stand Fast Dick and Jane’, Dublin, Ireland
Generali Foundation, ‘Double Life’, Vienna, Austria
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, ‘Sex – Vom Wissen und Wünschen (Curated by Rosemarie Trockel)’, Dresden, Germany
Kunsthalle Bielefeld, ‘The Surreal Woman: Femaleness and the Uncanny in Surrealism’, Bielefeld, Germany
Site Gallery, ‘Magic/Object/Action’, Sheffield, England

2000
Matthew Marks Gallery, ‘Drawings & Photographs’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition) Alexander and Bonin, ‘Drawings & Photographs’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, ‘Cross Female’, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Jennifer Flay, ‘Brave New World’, Paris, France
3rd Gwangju Biennale, ‘Man and Space’, Gwangju, Korea
Kunstverein München, ‘The Wounded Diva’, Munich, Germany
Virginia Museum of Art, ‘Vanitas: Meditations on Life and Death in Contemporary Art’, Richmond, VA
Raum Aktueller Kunst Martin Janda, ‘Positions to a Political Discourse’, Vienna, Austria (Travellinh Exhibition)
Nieuw Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, ‘Positions to a Political Discourse’, Anderlecht, Belgium (Travelling Exhibition)
Fonds régional d’art contemporain de Haute-Normandie, ‘Lignes d’horizon: Acquisitions récentes duFRAC Haute-Normandie’, Rouen, France
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, ‘Voilà: Le Monde Dans la Tête’, Paris, France
Le Printemps de Cahors, ‘Sensitive’, Cahors, France
Galerie Jennifer Flay, ‘Body Beautiful’, Paris, France
Harn Museum of Art, ‘The Swamp: On the Edge of Eden’, Gainesville FL (Travelling Exhibition)
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, ‘The Swamp: On the Edge of Eden’, Jacksonville FL (Travelling Exhibition)
28 Wooster Street, ‘Other Worlds, (Curated by Erika Belle)’, New York NY
Contemporary Museum, ‘Snapshot’, Baltimore MD

1999
Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, ‘No Quarter Given. Images of Violence in Contemporary Art’, Castello, Spain
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, ‘A Girl Like You’, Paris, France
Milano Triennale, ‘The Sentiment of the Year 2000’, Milan, Italy
Carousel Gallery, ‘Persona II’, Paris, France
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, ‘Calendar 2000’, Annandale-on-Hudson NY
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, ‘Larmes Blanches’, Rouen, France
Fotogallery, ‘Sleuth’, Cardiff, Ireland (Travelling Exhibition)
Oriel Mostyn, ‘Sleuth’, Llandudno, Wales (Travelling Exhibition)
Barbican Gallery, ‘Sleuth’, London, England (Travelling Exhibition)
The Museum of Modern Art ‘The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
The Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect’, San Diego CA (Travelling Exhibition)
The Photographic Resource Center, ‘Dramatis Personæ’, Boston MA
The Israel Museum, ‘Skin Deep: Surface and Appearance in Contemporary Art’, Jerusalem, Israel
The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, ‘in passing’, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Galerie Seitz-von Werder, ‘Les Fleurs du Mal’, Berlin, Germany
Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, ‘Gender Trouble’, Aachen, Germany
Limerick Corporation, ‘Exhibition of Visual Art 1998’, EVA, Limerick
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Sans Titre: Works from the Collection of Peggy Scott & David Teplitzky’, Boulder CO

1998
Groninger Museum, ‘Crossroad’, Groningen, Netherlands
Patricia Faure Gallery, ‘Three Generations’ Santa Monica CA
Kunstverein Hamburg, ‘Fast Forward (Body Check)’, Hamburg, Germany
Linda Kirkland Gallery, ‘Some Like it Hot’, New York NY
Musée Zadkine, ‘Jardin d’artistes: De mémoire d’arbre’, Paris, France
La Fondation Mamco et Le Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, ‘L’Hypothèse du Tableau Vole’, Geneva, Switzerland
Thomas Healy Gallery, ‘Bathroom’ (Curated by Wayne Koestenbaum), New York NY
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Travel and Leisure’, New York NY
Austrian Regional Gallery, ‘Sculpture – Figure – Woman, Upper’, Linz, Austria (Travelling Exhibition)
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, ‘Sculpture – Figure – Woman, Upper’, Chemnitz, Germany
University Art Gallery, Montclair State University, ‘The Precious Image: Contemporary Platinum Photography’, Montclair NJ

1997
Kunstverein Schwerte, ‘Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst Gent zu Gast im Kunstverein Schwerte’, Schwerte, Germany
Revolution Gallery, ‘Still and Moving: Contemporary Photography and Video’, Ferndale MI
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin, ‘Miami Short Cuts: Links to the Body’, Dortmund, Germany
Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea Exhibition Gallery, ‘The Veiled Face (Transvestism and Identity in Art): The 80’s and 90’s’, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Art Gallery of New South Wales, ‘Body’, Sydney, Australia
Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, ‘The Matrix of Geography’, Umag, Croatia
Whitney Museum of American Art, ’1997 Biennial Exhibition’, New York NY
Annika Sundvik Gallery, ‘The Leisure Sector’, New York NY
Jennifer Flay Gallery, ‘Skin Deep’, Paris, France
Nassau County Museum of Art, ‘Feminine Image’, Roslyn Harbor NY
The Institute of Contemporary Art, ‘Gothic’, Boston MA
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Fashion Moda’, Cleveland OH
Centre d’Art Contemporain, ‘Veronica’s Revenge: Oeuvres Photographiques de la Lambert Art Collection’, Geneva, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
Casino Luxembourg and Musée National d’histoire et d’art, ‘Veronica’s Revenge: Oeuvres Photographiques de la Lambert Art Collection’, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Travelling Exhibition)
Arken Museum of Modern Art, ‘Veronica’s Revenge: Oeuvres Photographiques de la Lambert Art Collection’, Ishøj, Denmark

1996
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Group Show’, New York NY
A Different Light Bookstore, ‘The Wild Good; Lesbian Photography and Writings on Love’, New York NY
Independent Curators International, ‘Embedded Metaphor (Curated by Nina Felshin)’, New York NY
Groninger Museum, ‘Groninger Museum’s Collection and Proposals for Future Acquisitions’, Groningen, Netherlands
Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, ‘Nudo and Crudo: Sensitive body, Visible body’, Milan, Italy
Groninger Museum, ‘Black and Blue: Eight American Photographers’, Groningen, Netherlands
Galerie Jennifer Flay, ‘Passage à l’acte’, Paris, France
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, ‘Vija Celmins, Zoe Leonard, Jorge Pardo, Joe Scanlan’, Antwerp, Belgium
Pacific Film Archive / University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, ‘Points of View: Photography from the Collection’, Berkeley CA
Spiral Garden, ‘Art at Home: Ideal Standard Life’, Tokyo, Japan
Centre d’Art Contemporain, ‘L’Evidence’, Geneva, Switzerland
Sagacho Exhibit Space, ‘Sosie’, Tokyo, Japan
Randolph Street Gallery, ‘Push Pause’, Chicago IL

1995
Pacific Film Archives / University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley ‘In a Different Light’, Berekley CA
Sangamon State University Visual Arts Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard and Mauri Formigoni’, Springfield IL
Museum of Contemporary Art ‘Compulsion to Repeat: Repetition and Difference in Works from the Permanent Collection’ Los Angeles CA
LAC Svizzera, Museo Pecci, ‘L’immagine Riflessa: Una Selezione di Fotografia Contemporanea dalla Collezione’ Prato, Italy
Entwistle Gallery, ‘Fashion Moda (Curated by Lisa Marie Marks)’, London, England
Centre Georges Pompidou, ‘Feminin/Masculin: Le Sexe de L’art’, Paris, France
University Gallery Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst ‘Nature Studies II’, Amherst MA
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, ‘Obliquely’, Santa Monica CA
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, ‘Passion Privées: Collections Particulières d’art Moderne et Contemporain en France’, Paris, France

1994
Centre Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, ‘The Art of Seduction’, Miami FL
Terrain Gallery, ‘The Use of Pleasure’, San Francisco CA
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Pictures of the Real World (In Real Time)’ (Curated by Robert Nickas), New York (Travelling Exhibition)
Le Consortium, ‘Pictures of the Real World (In Real Time)’ (Curated by Robert Nickas), Dijon, France (Travelling Exhibition)
Le Capitou, Centre d’Art Contemporain, ‘Pictures of the Real World (In Real Time)’ (Curated by Robert Nickas), Frejus, France (Travelling Exhibition)
Städtische Galerie, ‘Pictures of the Real World (In Real Time)’ (Curated by Robert Nickas), Goppingen, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Massimo de Carlo, ‘Pictures of the Real World (In Real Time)’ (Curated by Robert Nickas), Milan, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Pictures of the Real World (In Real Time), Tokyo, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery, ‘Sum of the Parts’, Honolulu HI
Margo Leavin Gallery, ‘In the Field: Landscape in Recent Photography’, Los Angeles CA
Herve Mikaeloff, ‘Sosie’, Paris, France
Offshore Gallery, Sea Sights (Curated by Nessia Pope), East Hampton NY
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Holiday Exhibition;, New York NY

1993
Lowinsky Gallery, ‘Saints and Survivors in a Time of Plague’, New York NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, ’1993 Whitney Biennial Exhibition’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
National Museum of Contemporary Art, ’1993 Whitney Biennial Exhibition’ Seoul, Korea
Otis Gallery, Otis School of Art and Design, ‘Dissent, Difference & The Body Politic’, Los Angeles CA
Münchner Stadtmuseum, ‘Art & Aids in New York’, Munich, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Stadtbibliothek Hannover, ‘Art & Aids in New York’, Hannover, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Exit Art / The First World, ’1920: The Subtlety of Subversion, The Continuity of Intervention’, New York NY
Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, ‘Rewriting History: The Salon of 1993’, Minneapolis MN
David Zwirner Gallery, ‘Coming To Power: 25 Years of Sexually Explicit Art by Women’, New York NY
Gemeentemuseum Arnhem, Sonsbeek Exhibition, ‘The Uncanny’, Arnhem, Netherlands
Galerie Monika Sprüth, ‘Eau de Cologne: 1983 – 1993’, Cologne, Germany
Fawbush, ‘Robert Gober, Zoe Leonard’, New York NY
Espace Paul Boye,‘Nulle Part et Partout’, Sète, France
The Lesbian Herstory Archives, ‘Imaginaries’, New York NY
Whitney Independent Study Program, ‘Abject Art: Repulsion and Desire in American Art’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY
American Fine Arts – Colin de Land, ‘What Happened to the Institutional Critic?’, New York NY
The Drawing Center, ‘The Return of the Cadavre Exquis’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Corcoran Gallery of Art, ‘The Return of the Cadavre Exquis’, Washington D.C. (Travelling Exhibition)
The Foundation for Contemporary Art, ‘The Return of the Cadavre Exquis’, Mexico City, Mexico (Travelling Exhibition)
The Santa Monica Museum, ‘The Return of the Cadavre Exquis’, Los Angeles CA Forum for Contemporary Art, ‘The Return of the Cadavre Exquis’, St. Louis MO
Museum Fridericianum Kassel, Kunstverein Kippenberger, ‘The Return of the Cadavre Exquis’, Kassel, Germany
Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, ‘Gent de Gast in De Beyerd Breda: De Keuze Van Jan Hoet’, Ghent, Belgium

1992
Jack Hanley Gallery, ‘Zoe Leonard, Félix González-Torres, Kiki Smith, Robert Gober’, San Francisco
dOCUMENTA IX, Kassel, Germany

1991
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, ‘From Desire: A Queer Diary’, New York NY
Galerie Sophia Ungers, ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, Cologne, Germany
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘On Kawara, Zoe Leonard’, New York NY
Los Angeles Photography Center, ‘8th Annual Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos’, Los Angeles CA
Andrea Rosen Gallery, ‘Nancy Brooks Brody, Paula Hayes, Zoe Leonard, Jack Pierson’, New York NY
AC Project Room, ‘Shooter’s Hill’, New York NY
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Act Up Benefit Exhibition’, New York NY

1990
Luhring Augustine, ‘Group Show’, New York NY
The Köln Show, ‘Group Show’, Cologne, Germany
Andrea Rosen Gallery, ‘Wendy Jacob and Zoe Leonard’, New York NY
Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, ‘Ponton Temse’, Ghent, Belgium
Penine Hart Gallery, ‘Survey of Gay and Lesbian Artists’, New York NY
Paula Allen Gallery, ‘Work on Paper’, New York NY
Paula Cooper Gallery, ‘Act Up Auction For Action’, New York NY

1989
New Museum, ‘Strange Attractors: Signs of Chaos’, New York NY
Sally Hawkins Gallery, ‘First Amendment Show’, New York NY
Heiner Freidrich, Inc, ‘War Resisters’ League Benefit’, New York NY
Lesbian and Gay Community Center, ‘The Center Show’, New York NY
Simon Watson Project Space, ‘Erotophobia’, New York NY
Pacific Film Archives / University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, ‘AIDS Timeline, An Installation by Group Material’, Berkeley CA

1988
Artist’s Space, ‘Selections from the Artists’ File’, New York NY

1987
ISD, ‘Consonance’, New York NY

1986
Middendorf Gallery, ‘The Hidden Surface’, Washington, D.C.
Simon Cerigo Gallery, ‘Group Show’, New York NY
Myth, ‘Greathouse’, New York NY
New Math Gallery, ‘Group Show’, New York NY

1985
Civilian Warfare Gallery, ‘Getting Off’, New York NY

1984
Greathouse, ‘Soon to Be A Major Motion Picture’, New York NY
New Math Gallery, ‘Just Appearances’, New York NY
1983
Piezo Electric, ‘Twenty Nine Downtown’, New York NY

1982
Times Square, ‘Times Square Show’, New York NY

1980
Club 57, ‘Group Show’, New York NY

Awards and Grants

2014
Bucksbaum Award, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY

2010
Finalist for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, London, England

2006
Anonymous Was A Woman

2005
Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, New York NY

2003
Wexner Center for the Arts Residency, Columbus OH

2001
Creative Capital Foundation, New York NY

2000
Creative Capital Foundation, New York NY

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