Lawrence Weiner



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Lawrence Weiner

(b. 1942, The Bronx, New York. Lives and works in New York and Amsterdam.)

Lawrence Weiner has exhibited at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain (2013), the Jewish Museum, New York (2012), the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (2000), the Museum Ludwig, Cologne (1995), the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (1994), the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (1990), and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (1990). An important traveling retrospective of his work was shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the K21 Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2007-2008). He has participated in Documenta V (1972), VI (1977), VII (1982), and XIII (2012) the Venice Biennale (2013, 2003, 1984, and 1972) as well as the Biennale Sao Paolo in 2006. Among his many honors are the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships (1976 and 1983), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1994), Wolfgang Hahn Prize (1995), and a Skowhegan Medal for Painting/Conceptual Art (1999). In 2013 he was awarded the Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2014
ALL IN DUE COURSE, South London Gallery, London
2013
Esplorazioni/1.Lawrence Weiner, Works 1969-73, Villa Panza, Varese, Italy
FOREVER & A DAY, ArtAids Foundation, Santa Caterina Market, Barcelona, Spain
WRITTEN ON THE WIND, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
FINDING A PLACE TO PUT WHAT, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
The Grace of a Gesture, Written Art Foundation in conjunction with the 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2012
After Crossing the River, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Lawrence Weiner: No Tree, No Branch, The Jewish Museum of New York,
New York, USA
Lawrence Weiner, Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
EVER SO MUCH, Base Projetti Per L'Arte, Florence, Italy
2011
Lawrence Weiner / Ian Wilson: Finite + Infinite, Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada
Specific Object Presents Lawrence Weiner's Published Work from The Jean-Noel Herlin Archive Project, Susan Inglett, New York, NY
2010
GYROSCOPICALLY SPEAKING, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
BOLTED TO THE GROUND, House of Art, Budweis, Czech Republic
DICHT BIJ, Bak, Utrecht, Netherlands
Lawrence Weiner / Ian Wilson: Finite + Infinite, Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada
Specific Object Presents Lawrence Weiner's Published Work from The Jean-Noel Herlin Archive Project, Susan Inglett, New York, NY
2009
THE OTHER SIDE OF A CUL-DE-SAC, The Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario
INCLINED ENOUGH TO ROLL, Fondazione Merz, Torino, Italy
UNDER THE SUN, ESPAI D'Art Contemporani de Castello, Spain
AU PAYS, l'Abbaye et Le Village de Corbigny, Nièvre-Bourgogne
AT THE LEVEL OF THE SEA, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
SOTA AL SOL, Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana, Spain
2008
AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California; K21 Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
THE CREST OF A WAVE, Fundació Suñol, Barcelona, Spain
2007
AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
INHERENT IN THE RHUMB LINE, The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, England

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2014
Trocadero, Nesrin Esirtgen Collection Art Space, Istanbul, Turkey
Propaganda for reality, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Art by Telephone Recalled, La Panacee, Montpellier, France
Musee a Ventre pour Cause de Faillite, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
Decade of Revolt, The Culture House, Stockholm, Sweden
On the Road/En el camino, curated by Gloria Moure, exhibition installed throughout historic buildings of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
La Disparition Des Lucioles, The Disappearance of the Fireflies France: Prison Sainte Anne, Avignon
Mind & Matter France: M-ARCO, Marseille
I’m Isa Genzken, The Only Female Fool Austria: Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Narcissus, The image in the Pool France: Fondation François Schneider, Wattwiller
Love Story – Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection Austria: 21er Haus, Vienna
Bringing the World Into the World USA: Queens Museum, Queens
Gorgeous USA: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
On The Road Spain: Palacio de Gelmírez, Santiago de Compostela
Here and Elsewhere USA: New Museum, New York City
An Infinite Conversation Lisbon: Museu Coleção Berardo, Portugal
Art-Histories Austria: Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Mönchsberg
Athena-Syntax Belgium: Royal Atheneum, Antwerp
Alchemy The Netherlands: Next, The Hague
The art of our time. Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections Spain: Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
PARKFAIR TERMINATOR Austria: Ehrenhalle, Äußeres Burgtor, Heldenplatz,
Vienna
Fin de Siecle, Swiss Institute, New York
Blue Times, Museumsquartier, Kunsthalle Wein, Germany
Sufficient Force: Minimal Art, Conceptual Art, and Land Art, Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands
L’avenir (Looking Forward), Montreal Biennale, Musee d’art Contemporain de Montreal, Canada
2013
Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists from the Collection of Sally and Wynn Kramarsky, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Poesie der Reduktion – Minimal, Concept, Land Art, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Something Turned Into A Thing, Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden
Fragile?, Le Stanze del Vetro, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy
Re-making When Attitudes Become Form, Ca’Corner della Regina, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
For the Time Being: Wall Paintings, Painted Walls, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Elemental-Iceland and Beyond, Havre Magasinet, Boden, Sweden
2012
Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany
Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Something Turned Into A Thing, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Spirits Of Internationalism, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
TRACK, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium
Beyond Corrupted Eye - Akumultatory 2 Gallery, 1972-1990, National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Explosion! Painting as Action, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Vintage Video 1963-1983, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
The Best of Everything, Electric Works, San Francisco, California
These Socks are Not White, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2011
CLAP, Hessel Museum of Art, CCS Bard College, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY
The view from a Volcano - The Kitchen´s Soho Years, 1971 – 85 - The Kitchen, New York City, NY
Érudition Concéte 4 - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
A Syntax of Dependency, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Le Château, Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
MMK 1991-2011: 20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Jeff Wall – The Crooked Path, Palais de Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium; Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
After Hours: Murals on the Bowery, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, New York
2010
Collected Visions, Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), Bronx, New York
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
2009
"Text/Messages: Books by Artists," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
"REGIFT," Swiss Institute, New York, New York
2008
"Intervention/Decoration, Foreground," Frome, Somerset, England
Ambition d'Art, Institut d'Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
"Order. Desire. Light: An exhibition of Contemporary Drawings," Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland
2007
52nd International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Artememoria 4, Scavi de Ostia Antica, Italy



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Lawrence Weiner Exhibitions

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Lawrence Weiner

Gyroscopically Speaking
December 10, 2010 - January 21, 2011
New York


As Long As It Lasts
As Long As It Lasts

curated by Tom Eccles
July 1 - September 4, 2009
New York


The Poetics of Space
The Poetics of Space

curated by Anja Isabel Schneider
June 19 - July 24, 2009
Paris


Lawrence Weiner
Lawrence Weiner

AT THE LEVEL OF THE SEA
January 15 - February 21, 2009
New York


Lawrence Weiner
Lawrence Weiner

November 29, 2007 - January 5, 2008
New York


30/40 Part I
30/40 Part I

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
September 10 - October 13, 2007
New York


Lawrence Weiner
Lawrence Weiner

En Route
February 24 - April 2, 2005
New York


Reflecting the Mirror
Reflecting the Mirror

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


Lawrence Weiner
Lawrence Weiner

Wave After Wave
April 3 - 27, 2002
New York


Lawrence Weiner
Lawrence Weiner

Au même moment – At the same time
April 8 - May 13, 2000
Paris



Lawrence Weiner Publications

Moi+Toi & Nous
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Por Si Mismo
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The Grace of a Gesture
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