Francesca Woodman



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Francesca Woodman

(b. 1958, Denver, Colorado. Died 1981, New York.)

Much of Francesca Woodman's work was produced while she was a student at the Rhode Island School of Design (1975-1978) and then while working in Rome; New York City; and the MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire. She had a major posthumous retrospective at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France, which traveled to the following institutions, from 1998 to 2002: Kunsthal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal; The Photographers' Gallery, London, United Kingdom; Centro Cultural TeclaSala, L'Hospitalet, Barcelona; Carla Sozzani Gallery, Milan; The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin; and PhotoEspana, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid. More recently a retrospective of her work was exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco and traveled to the Guggenheim Museum, New York (2011-2012).

RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2012
Francesca Woodman: The Blueprints, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Francesca Woodman: Retrospective, Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York, New York
2011
Francesca Woodman, SFMoMA, San Francisco California
Photographs: 1977/1981, Libreria-Galleria il Museo del Louvre, Rome, Italy
2009
Francesca Woodman, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Francesca Woodman, Espacio A.V., Murcia, Spain; SMS Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
2007
Poetry and Dream Collection Display: Francesca Woodman, Tate Modern, London, England
2006
Do I Still Exist If You Don't See Me? Museum of New Art, Pontiac, Michigan

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2013
The Four Woodmans, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Callicoon Fine Arts
Paul Klee: Angels, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2012
Alice Im Wunderland Der Kunst, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film, and Video, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Mindscapes, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
Pink Caviar, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
A Rebours, Venus Over Manhattan Art, New York, USA
Femmescapes, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California
In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the
United States, Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
2011
Off the Wall, Fora da Parede, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
Frames and Documents: Conceptualist Practices. Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Florida
Barely There Part II, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
2010
Donna: Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s, Works from the Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Camuflajes, Museo del Patrimonio Municipal de Malaga, Malaga, Spain
Sous la dictée de l’image. Um novo percurso pela Colecção Berardo, Berardo Museum, Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
Betty, Charlie, Francesca & George, Samson Projects, Boston, Massachusetts
Female Self Portraits, Sala delle Reali Poste, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy
Inside Out, Photography After Form: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Florida
Justine Kurland and Francesca Woodman, BravinLee Programs, New York, New York
2009
This is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection, International Center for Photography (ICP), New York
Subversive Spaces: Surrealism and Contemporary Art, The Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester, England
2008
Conversations, Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
Darkside—Part One: Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, Fotomuseum Winterhur, Winterhur
2007
Exposed: Defining Moments in Photography from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
WACK!, Art and the Feminist Revolution, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles; Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; PS 1, Long Island City, New York



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Francesca Woodman Exhibitions

Francesca Woodman
Francesca Woodman

November 28, 2007 - January 5, 2008
New York


30/40 Part II
30/40 Part II

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
October 23 - November 24, 2007
New York


Francesca Woodman
Francesca Woodman

October 29 - December 3, 2005
Paris


Anri Sala / Francesca Woodman
Anri Sala / Francesca Woodman

October 12 - November 13, 2004
New York


Reflecting the Mirror
Reflecting the Mirror

Curated by Karina Daskalov
June 14 - August 27, 2004
New York



Francesca Woodman Publications

Francesca Woodman: Photographs 1975-1980
Francesca Woodman


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