Nan Goldin

Biography

1953

Born in Washington, D.C., USA

Lives and works in New York, Berlin and Paris

1974

MA Imageworks School of Photography, Cambridge, UK

1977

B.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, USA

1978

5th year certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, USA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

Weekend Plans, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Nan Goldin, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME, USA

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

2016

Nan Goldin: blood on my hands, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

2015

Nan Goldin, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany

Nan Goldin, Guido Costa Project, Turin, Italy

2014

Nine Self-Portraits, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

Scopophilia, Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy

2013

Scopophilia, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2012

Heartbeat, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2011

Scopophilia, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA Variety, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva, Switzerland

2010

Poste Restante, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Scopophilia, Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Berlin Work. Photographs 1984-2009, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2009

Poste Restante, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2008

Nan Goldin, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Nan Goldin, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Heart Beat, De Hallen, Haarlem, Netherlands

Naomi with my Dog Yuri and other Pictures, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels, Belgium

2007

2007 Hasselblad Award Winner, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden

Stories Retold, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA

Thanksgiving (from The Sir Elton John Photography Collection), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

1972–74 and The Other Side, a slide installation, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

2006

Chasing a Ghost, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

2005

Fantastic Tales: The Photography of Nan Goldin, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA; Traveled to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; and the RISD Museum, Providence, NY, USA

STARDUST, Guido Costa Projects, Turin, Italy

2004

Sisters, Saints and Sibyls, La Chapelle de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France

All by myself, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany

2003

Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

Nan Goldin: Devil's Playground, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

Heartbeat, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

2002

Nan Goldin, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

Nan Goldin, Museu Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal

Nan Goldin. El patio del diablo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

Die Sammlung als Labor IV: Die andere Seite, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig, Germany

Nan Goldin, Devil, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Londres, UK

2001

Le Feu Follet, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Traveled as Devil's Playground to Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK; Still on Earth to Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain; Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; and Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Czech Republic Memory Lost!, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

2000

Scalo, Zurich, Switzerland

1999

Recent Photographs, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, USA

Thanksgiving, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Finland; The Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, USA; White Cube/Jay Jopling, London, UK

1998

Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi-city. Japan

Love Streams, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden

Reflections Through a Golden Eye, 1975-1998, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jablonka Gallery, Cologne, Germany

Couples and Loneliness, Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997

Love Streams, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

1996

I’ll Be Your Mirror, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Traveled to Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlandy; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; and The National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

Children 1976-1996, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1995

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency and New Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

Art and Public, Geneva, Switzerland

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany

The Golden Years, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

1994

Die Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany

Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

Tokyo Love, Shiseido Artspace (with Nobuyoshi Araki), Tokyo, Japan

1993

A Double Life, Matthew Marks Gallery, (with David Armstrong), New York, USA

La Vida Sin Amor No Tiene Sentido, Fundacio “la Caixa,” Barcelona, Spain

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, Fotografiska Museet, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

The Other Side, 1972-1993, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1992

Obsessions, Orangerie München, Munich, Germany

Separate Worlds, (with Gundula Schulze), Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany

Fotoarbeiten 1972-1992, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency/The Cookie Mueller Portfolio, Galerie m, Bochum, Germany

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

1991

Life/Loss/Obsession, Fotografische Sammlung, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

The Other Side, Boston, 1972-1974/Hi Girl, New York City 1990-1991, Galerie du Jour, agnes b., Paris, France

1990

The Cookie Portfolio 1976-89, Photographic Resource Center, Boston Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1989

Brandts Kaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark

Finnfoto, Helsinki, Finland

1988

Indiana University Gallery, Bloomington, IN, USA

Houston Foto Fest, Rice University Media Center, Houston, TX, USA

Couples, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Ballad of Sexual Dependency, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

1987

Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France

Film in the Cities, Minneapolis, MS, USA

Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C., USA

1986

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency Burden Gallery, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, USA

Jay Gorney Modern Art (with Tim Rollins + K.O.S), New York, NY, USA

1985

Currents, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA

1977

Atlantic Gallery (with David Armstrong), Boston, MA, USA

1973

Project, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

"Real Worlds: Brassai, Arbus, Goldin" MOCA Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

PEDRO CABRITA REIS NAN GOLDIN JUSTIN MATHERLY, Kewenig, Berlin, Germany

2017

Terrains of the Body, Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

SNAP. Documentary and Portrait. Photography from the Collection, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

Picturing Love: Photography's Pursuit of Intimacy, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, USA

Home: American Photography at the Colorado University Art Museum, Boulder, CO, USA

HONEY, I REARRANGED THE COLLECTION: #2 Help Me Hurt Me. Between Care and Cruelty, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Expanded Visions: Fifty Years of Collecting, Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, NY, USA

From the Cavern to the Moon: A Journey Through the Collection of the Pecci Centre, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

AIDS at Home: Art and Everyday Activism, Museum of the City of New York , Hall Art Foundation, Derneburg, Germany

This Is Not a Selfie: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, CA, USA

2016

Inside - Artists and Writers in Reading Prison, HM Prison Reading, United Kingdom

Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, USA

Belief + Doubt: Selections from the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection, NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Staged Spectacle and Role Playing in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, Germany

First Light: A Decade of Collecting at the ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA

Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Decades of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Saint Louis Art Museum Physical: Sex and the Body in the 1980s, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Body & Soul, The Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria

Dream States: Contemporary Photographs and Video, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

Public, Private, Secret, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA

Tough & Tender, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Lines of Passage (in medias res), The Municipal Art Gallery of Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece

FotoFocus Biennial - new Slideshow, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Dancing with Myself: Self-Portrait and Self-Invented Works from the Pinault Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York, Museum of the City of New York, NY, USA

On the Verge of an Image: Considering Marjorie Keller Gamble House, Gamble House, Pasadena, CA, USA

Sargent to Basquiat: University of Vermont Alumni Collections, Fleming Museum of Art, Burlington, VT, USA

Thicker than water. Family concepts in contemporary art, Kunstpalais Erlangen, Germany

Behold the Man - 100 Years, 100 Faces, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, Netherlands

State of Disobedience, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, USA

Night Wakens, The Hague Museum of Photography, Netherlands

2015

Borrowed Light: Selections from the Jack Shear Photography Gift, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, PA, USA

Art AIDS America, Tacoma Art Museum, WA. Traveled to the Bronx Museum of Art, New York; Alphawood Gallery, Alphawood Foundation, Chicago, IL, USA

In Appreciation: Gifts in Honor of Anne Wilkes Tucker, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA

Grand Illusions: Staged Photography from the Met Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

What We Call Love, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Tongues Untied, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

WHEN THERE IS HOPE, Triennial of Photography Hamburg, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Schlaflos - Das Bett in Geschichte und Gegenwartskunst (Sleepless - The bed in history and contemporary art), 21er Haus, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

HE: The Hergott Shepard Photography Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

The Untold Want, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

Picturing Artists, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY, USA

2014

Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Vivid Memories, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France

Urban Theater: New York in the 1980s, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, USA

West: Berlin, Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

In a Snap: The Art of Vernacular Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA

Classical Nudes and the Making of Queer History, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY, USA

Blue Sky: The Oregon center for the Photographic Arts at 40, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, USA

2013

NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York, NY, USA

Glam! The Performance of Style, Tate Liverpool. Traveled to Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; and Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria

Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, USA

All You Need Is Love: From Chagall to Kusama and Hatsune Miku, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Dreams of Venice, L'Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France

I, You, We, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Un/Natural Color, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Room to Live: Recent Acquisitions and Works from the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Room to Live, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Distaff Side, The Granary, Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy Collection, Sharon, CT, USA

2012

Young People: Set 9 from the Collection of the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland

Oriental Mirages: Pomegranates and Prickly Pears, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA; Traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA

The Flash of Nature, Salone degli Incanti, Trieste, Italy

Bye Bye American Pie, Malba-Fundación Costantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Quilling: Devotional Creations from Cloistered Orders, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy

DLA Piper Series: Innocence and Experience, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Documented: A Visual Narrative of an Artist’s Life, Sharon Arts Center, Sharon, NH, USA

Self-Portrait, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

Response to Provocation: Living Memoirs of the Culture Wars—Nan Goldin, Felix Gonzalez-Torres & David Wojnarowicz, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

2011

Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Something That I'll Never Really See: Contemporary Photography from the V&A, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Mumbai. Traveled to the National Gallery of Art, Bangalore; National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi; and Hyderabad, India

Series of Portraits: A Century of Photographs, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, USA

American Dreams: 20th Century Photography from George Eastman House, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Australia

The Human Touch: Contemporary Art form the RBC Wealth Management Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL. Traveled to Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA

Street Life and Home Stories: Fotografien aus der Sammlung Goetz, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

Real Venice, Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy

Harper’s Bazaar: A Decade of Style, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA

Elgiz 10 Istanbul, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey

What’s In a Face? Aspects of Portrait Photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

In The Name of Artists: Classics of Contemporary Art From the Astrup Fearnley Collection, São Paulo Biennial Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil

2010

Brave New World, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

WE ARE THE WORLD: Figures & Portraits, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York, NY, USA

Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2010, Les Rencontres D’Arles Photographie, Arles, France

Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, Tate Modern, London. Traveled to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA

MUDAM Collection, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Thanks For Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ, USA

Up Close: Carol Jerrems with Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, and William Yang, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Australia

New Work: Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Martin Honert, Charles Ray, Terry Winters, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. Traveled to Brooklyn Museum, New York and Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, USA

Disquieting Images, Milan Triennale, Milan, Italy

"Autour de l'extrême" A selection from the MEP collections, Maison Européenne de la photographie, Paris

2009

Imagination Noir, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York, NY, USA

Familiar Feelings on the Boston Group, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

DARKSIDE II - Photographic Power and Violence, Disease and Death Photographed, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland

Les Recontres d’Arles, Arles, France

Shout: Contemporary Art and Human Rights, Glasgow Museum of Modern Art, Glasgow, UK

Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Portrait. Photography as Stage, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

WE ARE THE WORLD: Figures & Portraits, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York, NY, USA

The Art of Caring, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, USA

2008

Artist's Choice: Vik Muniz, Rebus, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., USA

Held Together with Water, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey

Just Different!, Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Between Memory and History: From the Epic to the Everyday, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto

Female Trouble: The camera as mirror and stage of the female projection in photography and video art, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

Las implicaciones de la imágen (The Image’s Implications), Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Artes, MUCA, Mexico City, Mexico

Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., USA

True Romance. Allegories of Love from the Renaissance to the Present, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

Exquisite Corpus, Interacting with the Fragmented Body, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Darkside – Fotografische Begierde und fotografierte Sexualität, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland

2007

J’embrasse pas.., Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

Seduced: Art and Sex from Antiquity to Now, Barbican Centre, London, UK

True Romance: Allegories of Love from the Renaissance to the Present, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: 45 Years of Art and Feminism, Bilbao Fine Art Museum, Spain

Into Me/Out of Me, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

Between Two Deaths, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

Cross-Border: Fotografie und Videokunst aus dem Mumok Wien, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany

Loneliness and Melancholy, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT, USA

Airs de Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Photography and the Self: The Legacy of F. Holland Day, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

2006

Personal Affairs. New Forms of Intimacy in present-day art, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

Screened and Selected: Contemporary Photography and Video Acquisitions 1999-2005, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT, USA

redefined: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA

More Than the World: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Into Me/Out of Me, MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA

So the Story Goes, The Art Institute of Chicago

Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

The Eighth Square: Gender, Life, and Desire in the Visual Arts Since 1960, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974-1984, Grey Art Gallery, New York University. Traveled to Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh and Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX, USA

Fashion Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA

2005

SlideShow, Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland; and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Inside Out Loud: Visualizing Women’s Health in Contemporary Art, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, WA, USA

Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA

2004

About Face: Photographic Portraits from the Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA

EAST VILLAGE USA, New Museum, New York, NY, USA

PILLish: Harsh Realities and Gorgeous Destinations, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, USA

In Bed, The Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi, Japan

Perspectives @ 25: A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX, USA

Artists’ Favourites, ICA Galleries, The Mall, London, UK

Fictioning Fashion, Museum of Modern Art, New York , NY, USA

Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA

Inside Out: Portrait Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

Double Takes, transformations through the lens, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Wirklich Wahr! Realitätsversprechen von Fotografien, Ruhrlandmuseum Essen, Germany

2003

Urban Dramas, De Singel International Kunstcentrum, Antwerp, Belgium

Family Ties, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA

American Beauty: From Muybridge to Goldin, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

The Auroral Light: Photographs By Women, The Grolier Club, New York, NY, USA

Both Sides of the Street: Celebrating the Corcoran’s Photography Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA

Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara. Traveled to University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; DePauw University Art Gallery, Greencastle, IN, USA

Imperfect Innocence, The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL, USA

To Eat or not to Eat: Or the relations of art with questions of eating, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Spain

Contemporary Photography from the Harn Museum Collection, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Only Skin Deep, Changing Visions of the American Self, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA

2002

Mask or Mirror? A Play of Portraits, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, USA

Cars; Surrounding Interiors, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MA, USA

Acquisitions 2001, Part I: Photographs, Video Installations, Video, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Surrounding Interiors: Views Inside the Car, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Traveled to Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA; and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MA, USA

Family, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, USA

Visions from America: Photographs from The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2001, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Traveled to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

New York: Capital of Photography, The Jewish Museum, New York. Traveled to Musée de l'Elysée Lausanne, Switzerland

The Nude in 20th Century Art, Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany

2001

Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Collaborations with Parkett 1984 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

2000

Angles of Incidence, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Photographs: A Decade of Collecting, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

The 46th Biennial Exhibition, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C., USA

Photography Now, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, USA

Rendez-vous #2, Collection Lambert en Avignon, France

Rendez-vous #1, Collection Lambert en Avignon, France

1999

Food for Thought, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, USA

Spring Visiting Faculty, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Through the Looking Glass, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, NY, USA

1998

Emotions and Relations, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Remix, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, France

1997

The 90s: A Family of Man?, Casino Luxembourg, Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg

Family and Friends, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, USA

Identity Crisis: Self-Portraiture at the End of the Century, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Rrose is a Rrose is a Rrose: Gender Performance in Photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA

Rineke Dijkstra, Nan Goldin, Mike Kelley, Sharon Lockhart, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Defining Eye: Women Photographers of the 20th Century, The St. Louis Art Museum. Traveled to The Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe; The Mead Museum of Art, Amherst, MA; and The Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS, USA

1996

By Night, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France

The American Trip: Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Cady Noland, Richard Prince, The Power Plant, Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada

Hospice: A Photographic Inquiry, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Traveled to Wexner Center, Columbus, OH, USA

Urgence, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux Social Documents, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Happy End: Zukunfts- und Endzeitvisionen der 90er Jahre, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany

The Photographic Collections of the City of Paris: New Acquisitions, Une aventure contemporaine, la photographie 1955-1995, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

Sex and Crime: Von den Verhaltnissen der Menschen, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany

It’s a She-Thing: Representations of Women in the Rivendell Collection, Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

1995

Public Information: Desire, Disaster, Document, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Traveled to The Power Plant, Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

In a Different Light, University Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA

Faculty Works on Paper, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT, USA

Photography Today, Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyongju, Korea

Fémininmasculin: Le Sexe de l’Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France,

Boston School, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA

Mother Jones 1989-1995, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico

Close to Life, International Foto-Triennial, Esslingen, Germany

1994

Face-Off: The Portrait in Recent Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

From the Collection: Photography, Sculpture and Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Embody: The Photograph and the Figure, The Proctor Arts Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Puber-Alles(why am I who I am?), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands,

Fotografinnen der Gegenwart, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Welt-Moral: Moralvorstellungen in der Kunst heute, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Issues and Identities: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA

Down Town: Life in a Modern City, Nederlands Foto Institut, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Of the Human Condition: Hope and Despair at the End of the Century, Spiral/Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

1993

Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA. Traveled to Seoul, Korea

Dress Codes, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA

Uber-Leben, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany Bad Girls, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. Traveled to Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK

Intimate Lives: Photographers and Their Families, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, UK

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

American Art in the Twentieth Century, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

Building a Collection: The Department of Contemporary Art, Part I, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA

Fotofeis, Scottish International Festival of Photography, Edinburgh, UK

1992

Desordres, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

Photography: Expanding the Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

AIDS Show, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany; and Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland

Spielhölle: Aesthetics and Violence, Universitätsbibliothek, Frankfurt, Germany. Traveled to Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria; and Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris, France

AIDS-Ethik und Ästhetik, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany; Traveled to Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland

1991

The Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Traveled to the Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, USA

Fotoforum, Bremen, Germany

Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA; Traveled to Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Loas Angeles, CA; and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Exploring the Unknown Self: Self-Portraits of Contemporary Women, Tokyo, Japan

The Fourth Wall, Photography as Theater, The Fourth Wall Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Get Real: Photographs by P.L. Di Corcia, Nan Goldin, Jack Pierson, Art Gallery of York University, North York, Ontario, Canada

1990

Contemporary Social Document, Centro de Estudios, Fotográficos, Vigo, Spain

Figuring the Body, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA

Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers and Artists Respond in the Time of AIDS, International Center of Photography, New York. Traveled to the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA, USA

Fashion Photography Since 1945, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

1989

What Does She Want: Current Feminist Art from First Bank Collection, First Bank, Minneapolis, MA, USA

New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions, International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA

1988

Real Faces, Whitney Museum of American Art, Phillip Morris Branch, New York, NY, USA

Art and Photography: Interactions Since 1946, Queens Museum, New York, NY, USA

1987

Twelve Photographers Look at the U.S., Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA

American Dreams, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Portraits: Faces of the 80s, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, USA

Photography and Art: Interactions Since 1946, Los Angeles County Museum. Traveled to Queens Museum, New York, NY, USA

1986

Midtown Review, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA

1985

Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Psychodrama, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Self-Portrait Show, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

20/20: Cleveland and New York Artists, Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH, USA

1984

Portrait Show, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Family of Man, MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA

1983

Recent Portrait Photography, Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, USA

1982

Lichtbildnisse – Das Porträt in der Fotografie, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany

1981

New Wave/New York, MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA

Couches, Diamonds, Pies, MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA

Awards

2014

Lucie Award for Achievement in Portraiture

2012

Edwin MacDowell Medal

2007

Hasselblad Award, Sweden

2006

Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, France

2004

Medal of the city of Paris, France

2002

First Prize, Photoespaña

1997

The Art Director’s Club 76th Annual Awards, Silver Award, Nan Goldin for Matsuda, Naked New York, NY, USA

1996

Teddy Bear Award, Berlin Festival, Berlin Germany

1994

Brandeis Award in Photography

1991

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award DAAD, Artists-in-Residence Program, Berlin National Endowment of Arts, Washington, DC

1990

Mother Jones Documentary Photography Award, San Francisco, CA, USA

Art Matters, Inc., New York, NY, USA

1989

Camera Austria Prize for Contemporary Photography, Graz, Austria

1987

Maine Photographic Workshop Book Award, Documentary Book of the Year

Photographic Book Prize of the Year, Les Rencontres d'Arles Kodak Photobuchpreis, Stuttgart, Germany

1986

Englehard Award, Boston, MA, USA School of the Museum of Fine Arts Alumni Traveling Fellowship, Boston, MA, USA

1978

Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Fellowship, Boston, MA, USA

1977

Wilhelmina Jackson Fellowship, Marblehead, MA, USA

Selected Collections

Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Austria

Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria

Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

The National Museum of Photography - The Black Diamond, Copenhagen, Denmark

Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France

MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille, Freance

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin, Germany

Museum DKM, Duisburg, Germany

Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK), Leipzig, Germany

Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany

Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens, Greece

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands

Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway

Berardo Museum, Lisbon, Portugal

Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju, South Korea

Cal Cego - Colleccion de Arte Contemporaneo, Barcelona, Spain

CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

Proje4L - Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey

Hessel Museum of Art & Center for Curatorial Studies Galleries at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston (ICA), Boston, MA, USA

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO, USA

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY, USA

HBC Global Art Collection, New York City, NY, USA

The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY, USA

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY, USA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA, USA

Tate Britain, London, UK

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