GLENN LIGON 

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Born in Bronx, New York, 1960.
Lives and works in New York, NY.

 

Education: 

 

Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY, 1985
BA, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1982
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1980

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

 

2016

“Glenn Ligon, A Small Band,” Rebuild Foundation, Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago, IL, November 8, 2016 – January 31, 2017

“Glenn Ligon: Untitled (Bruise/Blues),” Stevenson, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 17 – April 15, 2016

“What We Said The Last Time,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY, February 27 – April 2, 2016
“We Need To Wake Up Cause That’s What Time It Is,” Luhring Augustine, Brooklyn, NY, January 16 – April 17, 2016

 

2015    

"Live," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 10 – October 10, 2015

“Well, it’s bye-bye/If you call that gone,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, March 14 – April 18, 2015

 

2014    

“Glenn Ligon: Call and Response,” Camden Arts Centre, London, UK, October 10, 2014 – January 11, 2015; catalogue
“Glenn Ligon: Come Out,” Thomas Dane Gallery, London, United Kingdom, February 12 – March 22, 2014
“Glenn Ligon: Narratives,” Shmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, January 23 – March 8, 2014

 

2013    

“Glenn Ligon,” Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, March 29 – June 30, 2013

 

2012    

“Glenn Ligon: Neon,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY, October 26 – December 8, 2012

 

2011    

“America,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, March 10 – June 5, 2011; traveled to Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, October 23 – January 22, 2012; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, February 12 – June 3, 2012; catalogue

 

2010    

“Neither Here nor There, FOREX Series,” Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa, April 22 – May 29, 2010

 

2009    

“Glenn Ligon: Off Book,” Regen Projects and Regen Projects II, Los Angeles, CA, December 12, 2009 – January 24, 2010
“Glenn Ligon: ‘Nobody’ and Other Songs,” Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK, January 29 – March 7, 2009

 

2008     

“Glenn Ligon: Figure/Paysage/Marine,” Yvon Lambert, Paris, France, October 21 – December 6, 2008
“Glenn Ligon: Love and Theft,” Power House, Memphis, TN, March 22 – May 31, 2008

 

2007    

“Glenn Ligon: No Room (Gold),” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, October 27 – December 8, 2007
“Unauthorized,” Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, NY, June 16 – August 25, 2007

 

2006     

“Glenn Ligon: Brilliant Corners,” Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK, October 11 – November 18, 2006
“We Had Everything Before Us, We Had Nothing Before Us,” Yvon Lambert, Paris, France, February 4 – March 11, 2006
“Glenn Ligon,” Grossman Gallery at Lafayette College, Easton, PA, February 4 – March 4, 2006

 

2005    

“Drawings,” Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO, February 17 – March 14, 2005
“Glenn Ligon: Some Changes,” The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada, June  25 – September 5, 2005; traveled to the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX, January 14 – April 2, 2006; The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, September 30 – December 31, 2006; Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, January 27 – April 22, 2007; Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, June 1 – August 19, 2007; Mudam – Foundation Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg, France, October 12 – January 7, 2008; catalogue

 

2004    

“Text Paintings: 1990 – 2004,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 11 October 16, 2004; catalogue 
“Circa 1971, ’72 or ’73,” The Gallery at Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY, October 28 – December 23, 2004

 

2003     

“Going There,” D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY, November 8 – December 23, 2003
“Annotations,” Dia Center for the Arts, New York, NY, 2003, online project

 

2002     

“Glenn Ligon,” Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, January 11 – February 15, 2002

 

2001     

“Colored, D’Amelio Terras,” New York, NY, May 5 – June 15, 2001 
“Portraits and Not-Portraits,” Kunstverein Munich, Munich, Germany, 2001
“Stranger,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, 2001; catalogue 

 

2000      

“Artist-in-Residendence: Glenn Ligon,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2000; brochure 
“Coloring: New Work by Glenn Ligon,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, October 22, 2000 – March 11, 2001; catalogue   
“Currents 81,” St Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO, 2000; brochure

 

1998     

“Nothing Under the Sun,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, January 3 – January 28, 1998
“Glenn Ligon: Unbecoming,” Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1998; catalogue
“Glenn Ligon,” ArtPace, San Antonio, TX, 1998; brochure

 

1997   

“Glenn Ligon: Day of Absence,” Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 1997; brochure
“Runaways,” MOSAIC: Museum Study Center, Samuel P Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, September 11–December 14, 1997; brochure

 

1996     

“The Evidence of Things Not Seen: Drawings by Glenn Ligon,” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, 1996; brochure
“Glenn Ligon: New Work,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA, 1996; brochure

 

1995       
“Photos and Notes,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, 1995
“Skin Tight,” MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, October 7 – December 10, 1995

“Glenn Ligon,” Des Moines Art Center, IA, January 20 – April 16, 1995; brochure

 

1994     

“Project Room,” Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 1994 

 

1993    

“Glenn Ligon: to Disembark,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 1993; traveled to Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA; Davidson College Art Gallery, Davidson, NC; Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS; Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, MI; brochure
“White,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, 1993
“Good Mirrors Are Not Cheap,” Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, New York, NY, 1993; traveled to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

 

1992     

“Glenn Ligon/MATRIX 120,” Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, August 30 – November 15, 1992; brochure
“Glenn Ligon,” Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY, 1992 

 

1991       

“Glenn Ligon,” White Columns, New York, NY, 1991
Project Room, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY, 1991

 

1990     

“Winter Exhibition Series,” National and International Studio Artist Program (1989–90), PS 1 Museum, The Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Island City, NY, 1990
“How It Feels to be Colored Me: A Project by Glenn Ligon,” BACA Downtown, Brooklyn, NY, September 6 – October 13, 1990

 

1982    

“Glenn Ligon,” Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, April 6 – 11, 1982

 

Exhibitions Curated by the Artist:

 

2017    

“Blue Black,” Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, MO, June 9 – October 7, 2017; catalogue

 

2016    

“Entanglements,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY, February 27 – April 2, 2016

 

2015    

“Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions,” Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK, April 3 – June 14, 2015; travels to Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, June 30 – October 18, 2015; catalogue

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2018

“Michael Jackson: On the Wall,” National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, June 28 – October 21, 2018; catalogue

 

2017

“Solidary & Solitary: The Pamela J. Joyner & Alfred J. Giuffrida Collection,” Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA, September 30, 2017 – January 21, 2018

“You & I,” A4 Arts Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa, September 13 – November 30, 2017

“Minimalism & Beyond,” Mnuchin Gallery, New York, NY, September 13 – October 18, 2017

“Sonic Rebellion: Music As Resistance,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, September 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018; catalogue

“Immigrancy,” Samsøñ, Boston, MA, September 8 – November 11, 2017

“An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940 – 2017,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, August 18, 2017 - 

“The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America,” Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, July 26 – September 3, 2017

“20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, July 22 – December 31, 2017

“WORD: Text in Contemporary Art,” Jamestown Arts Center, Jamestown, RI, June 30 – August 13, 2017

“UNPACKING: The Marciano Collection,” curated by Philipp Kaiser, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, May 25 – December 30, 2017; catalogue

“Urban Planning: Contemporary Art and the City 1967 – 2017,” Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, May 5 – August 13, 2017

“The Restless Earth,” curated by Massimiliano Gioni, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy, April 28 – August 20, 2017

"The Intricacies of Love,” BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY, March 16 – April 15, 2017

“Milwaukee Collects,” Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, March 10 – May 21, 2017

“American Dream: Pop to the Present,” The British Museum, London, UK, March 9 – June 18, 2017

“What I Loved: Selected Works from the ‘90s,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, March 4 – April 14, 2017

“Excerpt,” Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, January 26 – July 2, 2017

“Change of State,” Essex Street Gallery, New York, NY, January 19 – February 19, 2017

“We need to talk…,” Petzel Gallery, New York, NY, January 7 – February 11, 2017

 

2016

“65 Works Selected by James Welling: Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts,” David Zwirner, New York, NY, December 9, 2016 – January 28, 2017

“Progressive Praxis,” de la Cruz Collection, Miami, FL, December 2016 – November 2017

“L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 2016 – April 2, 2017

“Let There Be More Light,” curated by Jens Hoffmann, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, October 13 – November 19, 2016

“State of Disobedience,” Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, October 7, 2016 – January 15, 2017

“The Color Line: African-American artists and segregation,” Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France, October 4, 2016 – January 15, 2017

“The Making of a Fugitive,” Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, July 16 – December 4, 2016

“A Deeper Dive,” Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY, July 15 – September 25, 2016

“The Revolution Will Not Be Gray,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, July 1 – October 16, 2016

“This Is a Portrait if I Say So: Re-imagining Representation in American Art, 1912–Today,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, June 25 – October 23, 2016; catalogue

“Invisible Adversaries: Marieluise Hessel Collection,” Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, June 25 – September 18, 2016; catalogue

“Blackness in Abstraction,” Pace Gallery, New York, NY, June 24 – August 19, 2016

“Good Dreams, Bad Dreams - American Mythologies,” Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon, June 23, 2016 – April 1, 2017; catalogue

“Quand fondra la neige ou ira le blanc?. Contemporary collecting at Palazzo Fortuny," Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy, June 4 – October 10, 2016; catalogue

“The Campaign for Art: Contemporary,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, May 14 – October 30, 2016

“Lines of Flight: Life Serial,” Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 20 – June 4, 2016

“You go to my head,” Galerie Templon, Brussels, Belgium, April 20 – May 28, 2016

“Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, April 6, 2016 – February 12, 2017

“Cock, Paper, Scissors,” Plummer Park, Long Hall, West Hollywood, CA, April 2 – July 10, 2016; catalogue

“Who We Be,” Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, March 30 – June 27, 2016

“A History. Contemporary Art from the Centre Pompidou,” Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, March 25 – September 4, 2016

“The Natural Order of Things,” Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, March 11 – May 8, 2016

“Pure Pulp: Contemporary Artists Working in Paper at Dieu Donné,” Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, February 6 – April 10, 2016

“REMIX: Themes & Variations in African American Art,” Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, February 5 – May 3, 2016

“Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection,” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, January 24 – September 25, 2016

“Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art,” Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, January 22 – June 5, 2016
“Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger's Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, January 8 – April 11, 2016; catalogue

 

2015

“DLA Piper Series: Constellations,” Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2015 – 2016 

“I am a Lie and I am Gold, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY, December 11, 2015 – January 23, 2016

“The World is Made of Stories,” Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, December 4, 2015 – December 31, 2016

“You've Got to Know the Rules...to Break Them,” de la Cruz Collection, Miami, FL, December 1, 2015 – November 12, 2016

“Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age,” Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany, November 14, 2015 – April 30, 2016; travels to mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria, June 4 – November 6, 2016; catalogue

“Missing Persons,” Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, November 11, 2015 – March 21, 2016

“Carte Blanche to Luhring Augustine,” Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France, October 23 – November 28, 2015

"Greater New York," MoMa PS1, Long Island City, NY, October 11, 2015 – March 7, 2016

“New Skin,” Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon, October 25, 2015 – April 30, 2016; catalogue

“Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art,” Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, August 22 – December 6, 2015; catalogue

“The Art of Our Time,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 2015 – September 12, 2016

“The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now,” Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, July 11 – November 22, 2015; travels to Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, September 14, 2016 – March 19, 2017, Philadelphia, PA

“Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim,” Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, June 5 – September 9, 2015

“Art AIDS America,” West Hollywood Library and One Archives Gallery and Museum, Los Angeles, CA, June 1 – September 6, 2015; travels to Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, October 3, 2015 – January 10, 2016; Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA, February 20 – May 22, 2016; The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY, July 13 – September 25, 2016; Alphawood Gallery, Chicago, IL, December 1, 2016 – April 2, 2017; catalogue

“Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes,” El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 21 – August 16, 2015

“All the World’s Futures,” Venice Biennale, Venezia Giardini – Arsenale Orario, Venice, Italy, May 9 – November 22, 2015; catalogue

“America is Hard to See,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, May 1 – September 27, 2015

“Picturing the Iconic: Andy Warhol to Kara Walker,” Art Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA, April 12 – May 25, 2015; traveled to Kimball Art Museum, Park City, UT, October 24, 2015 – January 3, 2015

“Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne,” Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, February 19 – July 12, 2015; travels to Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH, August 25 – November 7, 2015; Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, January 20 – March 12, 2016; Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR, September 8 – December 11, 2016; catalogue
“Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings from 1860 to Now,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, February 7 – May 31, 2015; travels to Menil Collection, Houston, TX, September 11, 2015 – January 3, 2016; catalogue
“Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s,” Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, February 8, 2015 - May 17, 2015; travels to Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA, June 12 – September 20, 2015; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, October 17, 2015 – January 31, 2016; Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX, February 17 – May 15, 2016; catalogue

“75 Gifts for 75 Years,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, February 5 – July 26, 2015
“Mario Merz Prize,” Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy, January 29 – April 19, 2015

“Museum Studies,” Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, January 27 – April 3, 2015
“Laugh-in: Art, Comedy, Performance,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA, January 23 – April 19, 2015
“Represent: 200 Years of Aftrican American Art,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, January 10 – April 5, 2015; catalogue


2014    

“Artists for Artists: 51st Anniversary Exhibition to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Art,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY, December 13, 2014 – January 10, 2015; catalogue

“To Have and to Hold,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, December 3, 2014 – May 30, 2015
“Beneath the Surface,” De La Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL, December 2, 2014 – October 2015
“Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art,” Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, November 13, 2014 – March 8, 2015; catalogue

“Literary Devices,” Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY, October 11, 2014 - March 15, 2015
“Stars + Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection,” Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, Australia, October 3 – November 16, 2014; travels to Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton, Australia, May 13 – June 21, 2015; Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, Australia, July 4 – August 30, 2015; Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cowra, Australia, September 11 – October 18, 2015; Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, Australia, October 30, 2015 – January 17, 2016; Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, Australia, January 30 – May 1, 2016; Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, Australia, May 14 – July 3, 2016; Latrobe Regional Art Gallery, Morwell, Australia, July 16 – September 25, 2016; travels to Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, UK, October 15 – November 27, 2016; catalogue
“Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting,” Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, August 28, 2014 – January 11, 2015; catalogue
“A History. Art, Architecture, Design from the 1980s Until Today,” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, July 2 ¬, 2014 – March 7, 2016; catalogue
“Bloodflames Revisited,” Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, June 26 – August 15, 2014
“More Material,” Salon 94, New York, NY, June 26 – August 1, 2014
“8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art,” Berlin, Germany, May 28 – August 8, 2014
“The Disappearance of the Fireflies,” Collection Lambert, Sainte-Anne Prison, Avignon, France, May 18 – November 25, 2014; catalogue
“Somos Libres II: Works from the Mario Testino Collection,” Pinacoteca Gianni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy, May 10 – September 14, 2014
“Man in the Mirror,” Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium, May 3, 2014 – October 30, 2017
“Take Liberty!,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway, April 11 – August 10, 2014
“Reliable Tension, or: How to Win a Conversation About Jasper Johns,” 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, February 17 - March 28, 2014
“Take it or Leave it: Institute, Image, Ideology,” The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA February 9 – March 18, 2014
“Point of View: Contemporary African American Art from the Elliot and Kimberly Petty Collection,” Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI, January 26 – April 13, 2014     

“Contemporary Conversations,” U.S. Embassy Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2014

 

2013        

“From the Collection: Looking at Process,” de le Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL, December 3, 2013 – October 11, 2014
“Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art,” MCA Denver, Denver Colorado, June 21—September 2, 2013
“Cinematic Visions: Painting at the Edge of Reality,” Victoria Miro Gallery, June 8 – August 3 2013
“Black and White,” Galerie Sho Contemporary Art, May 7 – June 8, 2013
“Speak, Memory,” The Wallach Art Gallery, New York, NY, May 1 – June 8 2013
“Network of Mutuality: 50 Years Post-Birmingham,” The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, January 30 – April 27, 2013

“NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star,” New Museum, New York, NY, February 13 – May 26, 2013; catalogue

 

2012    

“The Annual 2012,” National Academy, New York, NY, January 25 – April 29, 2012
“Material,” curated by Duro Olowu, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY, February 8 – March 10, 2012            
“Weighted Words,” Zabludowicz Collection, London, England, March 1- June 10, 2012
“Self-portrait,” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, September 14, 2012- January 13, 2013; catalogue
“TERRAIN: Selected Works from the Linda Pace Foundation Collection,” Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas, February 17 – March 23, 2012
“The Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, April 29 – August 20, 2012
“The Residue of Memory,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, May 11 – July 15
“Material Assumptions: Paper as Dialogue,” Center for Books and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL, June 15- August 11, 2012
“Invisible: Art about the Unseen, 1957-2012,”Hayward Gallery, London, UK, June 12 – August 5
“Painting in Space,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY, June 22- August 17, 2012
“New to the Print Collection: Matisse to Bourgeois,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, June 25, 2012 –January 7, 2013
“Inaugural Exhibition by Gallery Artists,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 22- October 27, 2012
“Blues For Smoke,” MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, October 21, 2012 – January 7, 2013; traveled to Whitney Museum, New York, NY, February 7 – April 28, 2013; Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, September 21, 2013 – December 29, 2013 
“Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, September 18–December 31, 2012

 

2011    

“If you Lived Here You’d be Home,” Curated by Josiah McElheny, Tom Eccles and Lynne Cook, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on Hudson, NY, June 25 – Dec 11, 2011
“Black Swan: The Exhibition Regen Projects,” Los Angeles, CA, Feb 25 – April 16, 2011
“American Exuberance,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, Nov 30 2011-July 27, 2012
“America: Now + Here,” a travelling exhibition in multiple expandable trucks, in many US Cities including Kansas City, Detroit, and Chicago, and Aspen, curated by Eric Fischl April 2010 – November 2011
“Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial),” September 17 – November 13, 2011 
“We Will Live, We Will See,” Zabludowicz Collection, London, July 7 – August 14, 2011 
“The Bearden Project,” The Studio Museum In Harlem, Bronx, NY, November 10, 2011 – September 2, 2012
“HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, November 18, 2011- February 12, 2012
“Nothing in the World But Youth,” Turner Contemporary, Kent, United Kingdom, September 17, 2011 - January 8, 2012
“The Bearden Project,” Studio Museum, New York, NY, November 10, 2011 – March 11, 2012
“Jean Genet,” Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom, July 16 – October 2011
“The Last First Decade,” Ellipse Foundation, Portugal, April 30 – December 18, 2011  
“Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, March 13—July 4, 2011 
“Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories,” Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, May 2011; travels to the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, October 2011
“Face Off: Portraits by Contemporary Artists,” Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT, April 10 – September 18, 2011
“ARTiculate: Links Between Visual and Verbal Expression,” Camden Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ, January 18 – February 26, 2011
“Robert Mapplethorpe: Night Works,” Alison Jacques Gallery, London, England, January 19 – March 19, 2011
“Collecting Biennial,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, January 16 – November 28, 2011
“Distant Star/Estrella Distante,” An exhibition around the writings of Roberto Bolaño, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, United States; kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, 2011

 

2010  

“From Then to Now: Masterworks of Contemporary African American Art,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, January 29 – May 9, 2010
“Imitation and Invention,” Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, January 29 – March 4, 2010
“Twenty Five,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY, May 8 – June 19, 2010
“Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, October 30 - February 13, 2011; travels to Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, November 18, 2011- February 12, 2012; travels to Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, March 17, 2012 – June 10, 2012; catalogue 
“Huckleberry Finn,” CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA, September 28 – December 11, 2010
“Minima Moralia,” Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY, September 18 – October 30, 2010
“Picture Industry (Goodbye to All That),” organized by Walead Beshty, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, July 17 – August 21, 2010
“Contemporary Art from the Collection,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, June 30, 2010 – September 12, 2011
“This Girl Bends: Art and Feminism Since 1960,” Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, June 26 – December 12, 2010
“Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices, 1970s to the present,” Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, June 10 – September 27, 2010; catalogue 
“Living with Art: Collecting Contemporary in Metro New York,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY, May 1 – August 15, 2010
“Self-Consciousness,” VeneKlasen Werner Gallery, Berlin, Germany, April 30 - June 26, 2010
“Until Now: Collecting the New (1960-2010),” Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, April 16 – August 1, 2010 
“El Gabinete Blanco,” Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico, April 15, 2010 – September 5, 2010
“Substitute Teacher,” The Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, March 5 - May 16, 2010
“Freedom of Expression: Politics and Aesthetics in African American Art,” Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME, March 4 – June 13, 2010
“The Library of Babel/ In and Out of Place,” curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK, February 25 - June 13, 2010
“Desire,” The Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, February 5 - April 25, 2010; catalogue 
“Afro-Modernism: Journeys through the Black Atlantic,” Tate Liverpool, UK, January 29 – April 25, 2010
“Hard Targets,” Wexner Center or the Arts, Columbus, OH, January 29 – April 11, 2010
“Collecting Biennials,” Whitney Museum, New York, NY, January 16 - November 28, 2010

 

2009    

“Collected Propositions on the Permanent Collection,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY, April 2 – June 28, 2009
“Between Art and Life: Contemporary Works from the Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, May 10, 2009 – January 3, 2010
“Racism: An American Family Value,” The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY, July 8 – September 12, 2009; catalogue
“Extended Family: Contemporary Connections,” Brooklyn Museum, NY, August 4, 2009 – September 5, 2010
“Exposed!–Revealing Sources in Contemporary Art,” Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, August 15 – October 4, 2009
“Beg, Borrow and Steal,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, December 2, 2009 – May 29, 2010; catalogue
“30 Seconds off an Inch,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY, November 11, 2009 – March 14, 2010
“Reflection: A Video Program,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, August 25 – November 21, 2009
“Infinitesimal Eternity,” 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, September 9 – October 24, 2009
“Exposed: Revealing Sources in Contemporary Art,” Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, August 15 – October 4, 2009
“Post-American LA,” 18th Street Arts Organization, Santa Monica, CA, August 1 – September 30, 2009
“The Matrix Effect,” The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, July 25, 2009 – January 3, 2010
“FAX,” The Drawing Center, New York, April 17 – July 23, 2009; traveled to the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, September 12 – December 20, 2009; Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, January 14 – February 20, 2010; Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada, March 16 – May 23, 2010; Dowd Gallery, Cortland, NY, September 2 – October 28, 2010; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico; Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong     
“Collected Propositions on the Permanent Collection,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, April 2 – June 28, 2009
“Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 24 – September, 2009

 

2008    

“Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art,” International Center of Photography, New York, NY, January 18 – May 4, 2008; catalogue
“Working History: African American Art & Objects,” Douglas F Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR, January 22 – March 2, 2008
“Confronting History: Contemporary Artists Envision the Past,” Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT, February 13 – April 19, 2008
“African-American Master Artists,” Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, NY, March 6 –29, 2008
“A Collaborative Effort,” Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, NY, May 1 – 31, 2008
“The Summer Exhibition,” Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, NY, July 8 – August 30, 2008
“Annual Report: A Year in Exhibitions,” 7th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea, September 5 – November 9, 2008; catalogue
“Notations: The Closing Decade,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, November 21, 2008 – October 25, 2009
“Listen Darling…The World is Yours,” Ellipse Foundation, Portugal, October 11, 2008 – August 30, 2009
“Here is Every Four Decades of Contemporary Art,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, September 10 – March 23, 2009
“The 7th Gwangju Biennale,” Gwangju, South Korea, September 5, 2008 – November 9, 2009
“The Wizard OZ,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, September 2 – December 13, 2008
“30 Americans,” The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, December 3, 2008 – May 30, 2009; traveled to North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, March 20, 2011 – September 4, 2011; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, October 1, 2011 – February 12, 2012; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, March 16 – July 15, 2012; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, June 14 – September 8, 2013; Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, October 11, 2013 – January 12, 2014; Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, February 8 – June 15, 2014; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, April 9, 2015 – June 21, 2015; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, October 18, 2015 – January 18, 2016; catalogue
“Focus: The Figure, Art from the Logan Collection,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, August 25, 2008 - February 1, 2011
“Across the Divide: Reconsidering the Other,” Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Il, August 17, 2008 – January 11, 2009
“Intimacy,” curated by Anne Pasternak, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY, August 15 - 25, 2008
“Progress,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, July 11 – November 30, 2008
“Eminent Domain: Contemporary Photography and the City,” Gottesman Exhibition Hall, The New York Public Library, New York, NY, May 2 – August 29, 2008
“You & Me, Sometimes…,” Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY, March 20 – May 3, 2008
“Under Pain of Death,” Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY, January 22 – May 10, 2008
“Black is, Black Ain’t,” The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 20 – June 8, 2008; traveled to ArtSpace, Kansas City, MO, June 27 – October 17, 2009

 


2007     

“The Paintings of Mike Cloud: In Celebration of Black History Month,” Lincoln Center Gallery, New York, NY, February 1 – March 3, 2007
“Not For Sale,” PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, February 11 – April 30, 2007
“Paper Trail: A Decade of Acquisitions,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, March 16 – September 23, 2007
“Simply Red,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, April 7 – May 19, 2007
“Collected Identities: Gifts from the Blake Byrne Collection,” Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC, April 19 – September 30, 2007
“For the Love of the Game: Race and Sport in America, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, June 9 – October 21, 2007
“Gallery Artists,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, July 7 – August 25, 2007
“Taking Aim: Selections from the Elliot L Perry Collection,” Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, August 31 – October 11, 2007
“ART PROTECTS,” Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France, September 8 – 9, 2007
“Modern Times: Alumni Collect,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, October 14, 2007 – March 9, 2008
“Read Me! Text in Art,” Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, December 9, 2007 – February 24, 2008
“Come, Come, Come, Into my World,” Art Centre, Cascais, Portugal, November 11, 2007
“Sparkle Then Fade,” Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, May 17 – September 3, 2007
“At Home,” Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY, July 10, 2007 – August 21, 2007
“Mario Testino: At Home,” Yvon Lambert, New York, NY, July 12 – August 21, 2007
“What is Painting? Contemporary Art from the Collection,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, July 7 – September 17, 2007
“Substance & Surface,” Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY, June 26 – August 31, 2007
“Contemporary Art from the Harvard University Art Museums Collections,” Fogg Art Museum, Harvard, Cambridge, MA, June 23 – January 31, 2008
“Repicturing the Past/Picturing the Present,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, June 15 – November 5, 2007
“Lines, Grids, Stains, Words,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, June 15 – October 22, 2007
“Art Unlimited,” Regen Projects at Art Basel 38, Basel, Switzerland, June 13 – 17, 2007
“Art in America, Now,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China, May 1 – June 30, 2007
“Paper: from the collection of Emily Fisher Landau,” curated by Bill Katz, The Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island, New York, NY, May 19 – December, 2007
“Remix Identity and Abstraction,” Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, Fall 2007
“Learn to Read,” curated by Vincent Honoré and Maeve Polkinhorn, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom June 19 – September 2, 2007
“Novel Readings,” curated by Florencia Malbrán, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, NY, May 13 – 27, 2007
“Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art,” Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, February 11 – May 20, 2007; catalogue

 

2006     

“Ernest C Withers and Glenn Ligon: I Am A Man Teaching Galleries One and Two,” Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, MO, January 20 –
March 28, 2006
“Down by Law, curated by The Wrong Gallery,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, January 21 – May 15, 2006
“Collective Histories/Collective Memories: California Modern,” Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, February 6 – September 24, 2006
“Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards,” American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, May 19 –June 12, 2006
“Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery,” New-York Historical Society, New York, NY, June 16, 2006 – January 7, 2007; catalogue
“The Past Made Present: Contemporary Art and Memory,” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, September 2, 2006 – January 15, 2007
“Group Dynamic: Portfolios, Series, and Sets,” Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, September 15 – December 29, 2006
“black alphabet: conTEXTS of contemporary african-american art,” Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland, September 22 –November 19, 2006
“Interstellar Low Ways,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, October 15, 2006 – January 14, 2007
“Process and Collaboration: Celebrating Twelve Years at 1315 Cherry Street,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, December 2, 2006 – January 6, 2007
“Defamation of Character,” organized by Neville Wakefield, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, October 29, 2006 – January 8, 2007
“Voodoo Macbeth,” curated by David A Bailey, De La Warr Pavilion, East Sussex, UK, October 7, 2006 – January 22, 2007
“Yes Bruce Nauman,” Zwirner & Wirth, New York, NY, July 7 – September 9, 2006
“Gifts go in one direction,” curated by Alexander Nagel, apexart, New York, NY, July 5 – August 12, 2006
“SUBJECT,” Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT, May 13 – August 14, 2006
“Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture,” American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, March 7 – April 9, 2006
“Dark Places,” Santa Monica Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles, CA, January 21 – April 22, 2006
“Skin Is a Language,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, January 12 – May 21, 2006
“Portraits of Artists: A selection of photographic works from the collection,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY, January 7 – February 11, 2006

2005      

“Shades of Black(ness),” Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, January 25 – March 3, 2005
“Collection Remixed,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, February 3 – June 5, 2005; catalogue
“Landscape,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, March 24 – September 18, 2005
“The Shape of Time,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, April 17, 2005 – October 25, 2009
“Very Early Pictures,” Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, May 26 – July 23, 2005; traveled to Arcadia University Gallery, Glenside, PA, September 6 – October 30, 2005
“African American Art: Masterworks of Contemporary Art,” Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, June 24 – August 28, 2005
“Wordplay: Text and Image from 1950 to Now,” Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, October 25 – December 11, 2005
“The Painted Word: Language as Image in Modern Art,” Williams Center for the Arts Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, October 28 – December 14, 2005; brochure
“Between Image and Concept: Recent Acquisitions in African American Art,” Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ, November 12, 2005 – February 6, 2006
“Beauford Delaney in Context: Selections from the Collection,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, November 13, 2005 – February 26, 2006
“A Brief History of Invisible Art,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, November 30, 2005 – February 21, 2006
“Linkages and Themes in the African Diaspora,” Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, December 1, 2005 – March 12, 2006
“Looking at Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern Contemporary Works on Paper,” conceived by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, October 28, 2005 – January 15, 2006
“Collective Histories / Collective Memories: California Modern,” Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, February 9, 2005 – September 26, 2006
“Drawing from the Modern, 1975 - 2005,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, September 14, 2005 – January 9, 2006
“ROMANCE (a novel),” curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal, September 14 – October 15, 2005; catalogue
“A Thousand Words,” Inman Gallery, Houston, TX, July 9 – August 27, 2005
“Getting Emotional,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, May 18 – September 5, 2005
“Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970,” organized by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, January 22 – April 17, 2005

 

2004     

“American Art on Paper from the 1960s to Present: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum (formerly the Washington University Gallery of Art), Washington University, St Louis, MO, January 23 – April 18, 2004
“neoqueer: new visual art by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender artists,” Center on Contemporary Art (COCA), Seattle, WA, February 7 – March 20, 2004
“Super-Sized: The Big Print Show,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, May 12 – June 12, 2004
“Remembering,” Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, CA, October 1 – December 11, 2004
“Experiments with Truth,” guest curator Mark Nash, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, December 3 – March 12, 2005
“Love/Hate: From Magritte to Cattelan: Masterpieces from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago,” curated by Francesco Bonami, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo (Udine), Italy, 2004 
“Great White,” curated by Joanna Montoya, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2004 
“Open House,” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, 2004
“Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated),” curated by Nancy Spector , Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 2004
“Robert Colescott & Glenn Ligon from the Logan Collection,” curated by Shannen Hill, Victoria H Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, Denver, CO, 2004

 

2003     

“American Art Today: Faces and Figures,” The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum (formerly The Art Museum at FIU), Florida International 
University, Miami, FL, January 17 – March 9, 2003
“The Harlem Renaissance and Its Legacy,” Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, January 18 – April 13, 2003
“A Century of Collecting: African American Art in the Art Institute of Chicago,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, February 15 – May 18, 2003; catalogue
“Structures of Difference,” Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, February – April 13, 2003
“The Space Between: Artists Engaging Race and Syncretism,” Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, March 18 – June 8, 2003
“Visual Poetics: Art and the Word,” Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, April 25 – November 16, 2003; brochure
“Visualizing Identity,” The Jack S Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, August 27, 2003 – January 4, 2004
“Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection,” Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, October 26, 2003 – January 1, 2004; catalogue
“Skin Deep,” Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C., March 15 – April 26; brochure
“Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self,” curated by Coco Fusco and Brian Wallis, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, December 12, 2003 – February 29, 2004; traveled to Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, 2004; Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, 2005; catalogue
“Supernova,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 2003  
“Fast Forward: Twenty Years of White Rooms,” White Columns, New York, NY, 2003; catalogue 
“Today’s Man,” curated by John Connelly, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2003
“The Disembodied Spirit,” curated by Alison Ferris, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, 2003; catalogue 
“The Alumni Show,” curated by Nina Felshin, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 2003; catalogue
“Crimes and Misdemeanors,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2003 
“DL: The Down Low in Contemporary Art,” Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos, Bronx, NY, 2003 
“The Paper Sculpture Show,” organized by ICI, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY, 2003; traveled to Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA; Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA 
“An American Legacy: Art from the Studio Museum,” The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, 2003
“Stranger in the Village,”Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, NY, 2003  
“On the Wall: Wallpaper and Tableau,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2003 
“Family Ties,” curated by Trevor Fairbrother, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, 2003
“Influence, Anxiety, and Gratitude (Toward and understanding of trans-generational dialogue as a gift economy),” curated by Bill Arning, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, 2003
“American Art Today: Faces & Figures,” The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL, 2003

 

2002      

“time/frame,” The Jack S Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, January 25 – July 28, 2002
“Fifty Years of Supporting the New: The Charles H Carpenter Jr Collection,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, September 22 – December 31, 2002
“In the Spirit of Martin: The Living Legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr,” Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (organizer), Charles H Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI, January 12 – August 4, 2002; traveled to Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, September 7 – December 1, 2002; Frederick R Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN, January 19 – April 6, 2003; International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., May 15 – July 27, 2003; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, August 30 –November 9, 2003; and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL, January 3 – March 28, 2004; catalogue
“LIFE DEATH LOVE HATE PLEASURE PAIN: Selected works from the MCA Permanent Collection,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, 2002 
“Structures of Difference,” curated by Nicholas Baume, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, 2002
“Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection,” Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, curated by Joself Helfenstein: traveled to Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH 
“Recent Acquisitions,” Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Reims, France, 2002
“Pushing Aesthetic Boundaries: Contemporary Prints,” Gallery M, New York, NY, 2002 
“Charles H Carpenter, Jr Collection: Fifty Years of Supporting the New,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, 2002
“New York, New Work, Now!,” curated by Nina Felshin, The Currier Gallery, Manchester, NH, 2002
“Documenta XI,” curated by Okwui Enwezor, Kassel, Germany, 2002
“Moving Pictures,” Guggenheim Museum, New York Art Downtown, Various Locations, New York, NY, 2002 
“A New York Renaissance: Masterworks from the Collection of the Whitney Museum,” Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy, 2002 
“People See Paintings,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, 2002
“Tempo,” curated by Paolo Herkenhoff, MoMA QNS, Long Island City, NY, 2002

 

2001    

“A Way with Words: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art,” Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY, 
January 19 – March 30, 201; brochure
“Rembrandt to Rauschenberg: Building the Collection,” The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, January 19 – March 4, 2001
“Race in Digital Space,” MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, April 27 – July 1, 2001; traveled to: The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY, January 24 – March 31, 2002; Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, October 22, 2002 – February 22, 2003; catalogue
“Drawing on Language, SPACES,” Cleveland, OH, May 4 – June 15; brochure
“Digital: Printmaking Now,” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, June 22 – September 2; catalogue
“Red, Black and Green,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, July 12 –September 16, 2001
“New to the Modern: Recent Acquisitions from the Department of Drawings,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, October 25, 2001 – January 8, 2002
“Everybody Now: the crowd in contemporary art,” Hunter College, New York, NY, 2001
“Kinds of Drawing,” Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2001; catalogue
“Monochrome/Monochrome?,” Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY, 2001 
“Pollock to Today: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 2001 
“Song Poems,” produced by Stephen Hull, Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York, NY, 2001
“Subject: Plural, Crowds in Contemporary Art,” Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, 2001; catalogue 
“Take Two/Reprise,” Ottawa Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada, 2001; catalogue
“Works on Paper from Acconci to Zittel,” Victoria Miro, London, UK, 2001

 

2000     

“Pollock to Today: Highlights from the Permanent Collection,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, December 7, 2000 – February 10, 2002
“AutoWerke,” Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany, 2000; catalogue 
“Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, 2000 
“The Marriage of Reason and Squalor,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2000 
“Drawings & Photographs,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY, 2000
“Dream Machines,” Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland, 2000; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK; Camden Arts Centre, London, UK; catalogue 
“Good Business Is the Best Art,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, 2000; catalogue 
“3rd Kwangju Biennale: Man + Space, Kwangju,” South Korea, 2000
“Looking Forward, Looking Black,” Ezra and Cecile Zilka Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 2000
“Open Ends: White Spectrum,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2000 
“Points of Reference: Frederick Hayes, Glenn Ligon, Gary Simmons and Kara Walker,” Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, 2000
“Refresh: the Art of the Screen Saver,” Cantor Center for the Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2000
“Strength and Diversity: A Celebration of African American Artists,” Harvard University, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA, 2000 

 

1999      

“Compliments,” Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, The Educational Alliance, New York, NY, January 7 – February 4, 1999
“Collectors Collect Contemporary: 1990–99,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, March 31 – May 28, 1999; catalogue
“Con(text): Words, Texts, and Meaning in the Permanent Collection,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, April 7 – September 5, 1999
“The Ecstatic,” Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY, September 2 – 18, 1999
“Calendar 2000,” Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, September 26 – December 17, 1999
“Drawing in the Present Tense,” Arnold and Sheila Aronson Gallery, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, October 13 – December 3, 1999; traveled to: Julian Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, January 7 – February 27, 2000; catalogue
“The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1999; catalogue 
“Other Narratives:  Fifteen Years,” Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX, 1999; catalogue 
“Contemporary Narratives in American Prints,” Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT, 1999 
“Crosscurrents: New Art from MoMA,” Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1999; catalogue 
“Negotiating Small Truths, The Jack S Blanton Museum of Art,” University of Texas at Austin, TX, 1999   
“Life Cycles,” Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany, 1999
“Kara Walker/Glenn Ligon,” Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, NY, 1999 
“Spaced Out,” California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1999

 

1998     

“Miami Arts Project,” Miami, FL, January – March, 1998; brochure
“I’m Still In Love With You: Visual Artists and Writers Respond to the 1972 Album by Al Green,” Women’s 20th Century Club, Eagle Rock, CA, February 14 – March 14, 1998
“Postcards from Black America,” Breda, De Beyerd Museum, Breda, The Netherlands, 1998; catalogue                 
“Núcleo Historico, XXIV Bienal de São Paulo,” curated by Paulo Herkenhoff, São Paulo, Brazil, 1998
“100 Years of Sculpture: From Pedestal to Social,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1998
“Exterminating Angel,” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France, 1998
“Heart, Mind, Body, Soul,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1998
“Cut on the Bias: Social Projects of the 90’s,” from the Permanent Collection: The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 1998  
“Histories (Re)Membered: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Bronx Museum,” Paine Webber Art Gallery, New York, NY, 1998
“100 Years of Sculpture: From pedestal to Social,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1998
“Exterminating Angel,” Galerie Ghislane Hussenot, Paris Miami Art Project, Miami, FL, 1998
“Hindsight: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1998 
“A Portrait of Our Times: An Introduction to the Logan Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 1998 

 

1997     

“Civil Progress: Life in Black America,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, February 6 – March 30, 1997
“Blind Spot: Coming of Age,” White Columns, New York, NY, May 8 – 29, 1997
“Kimchi Xtravaganza,” Korean American Museum, Los Angeles, CA, June 16, 1997 – January 10, 1998; catalogue
“The Dual Muse: The Writer As Artist, The Artist As Writer,” Washington University Gallery of Art, St Louis, MO, November 7 – December 21, 1997; catalogue
“Thirty-Third Annual Exhibition of Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, November 16, 1997 – January 18, 1998; catalogue
“Heart, Mind, Body, Soul: American Art in the 1990’s,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, November 26, 1997 – January 4, 1998 
“La Biennale di Venezia, XLVII Esposizione Internationale d’Arte,” Venice, Italy, 1997; catalogue 
“A Decade in Collecting: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Drawing,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1997 
“Coming of Age,” White Columns, New York, NY, 1997
“Identity Crisis: Self Portraiture at the End of the Century,” Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, 1997; traveled to Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO; catalogue 
“Kinds of Abstract,” Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, 1997
“Rhapsodies in Black,” Hayward Gallery, The South Bank Centre, London, UK, 1997; travels to Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK; The Mead Gallery, Coventry, UK; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; catalogue
“Sunny Days/Critical Times,” The Bohen Foundation, New York, NY, 1997
“Un Bel Ete,” Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 1997 

 

1996     

“a/drift: Scenes from a Penetrable Culture,” curated by Josh Decter, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, October 26, 1996 – January 5, 1997
“On Paper II,” Schmidt Contemporary Art, St Louis, MO, January 23 – February 20, 1996
“Tangles,” Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, November 2 –December 21, 1996
“Community of Creativity: A Century of MacDowell Colony Artists,” Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH, 1996; traveled to the New York School of Design, New York, NY; Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
 “The Inner Eye: Art Beyond the Visible,” Manchester City Art Galleries, Manchester, UK, 1996; traveled to the Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton, UK; Glynn Vivan Art Gallery, Swansea, UK; Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK; catalogue
“Hotter Than July,” Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1996
“a/drift,” Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1996; catalogue 
“Inclusion/Exclusion: Art in the Age of Post-Colonialism and Global Migration,” Steirischer Herbst 96, Graz, Austria, 1996; catalogue 
“Art at the End of the 20th Century: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art,” National Gallery, Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece, 1996; traveled to Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain; Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany; catalogue
“Burning Issues: Contemporary African-American Art,” Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL; brochure
“Thinking Print: Books to Billboards 1980-1995,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1996; catalogue 
“10th Biennale of Sydney: Jurassic Technologies Revenant,” Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1996; catalogue 
 “The Mediated Object: Selections from the Eli Broad Collection,” Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 1996; traveled to Forum for Contemporary Art, St Louis, MO
“An American Story,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1996
“Festival Exit,” Maison des Arts de la Culture, Paris-Creteil, France, 1996
“Screen,” Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY; video catalogue
“Prospect ‘96,” Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany, 1996; catalogue
 

1995    

“In a Different Light,” University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, January 11 – April 9, 1995; catalogue
“Articulations: Forms of Language,” Whitney Museum of American Art (organizer), Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY, May 13 – June 30, 1995; brochure
“Telling Tales,” The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, September 14 – October 28, 1995
“Face Forward: Self Portraiture in Contemporary Art,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 1995
“In the Flesh,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, 1995; catalogue
“25 Americans: Painting in the 90’s,” Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; catalogue
“Boxer,” Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall, UK, 1995; catalogue
“XI Mostra da Gravura Cidade de Curitiba/Mostra America,” Curitiba, Brazil, 1995; catalogue 
“Configura 2: Dialog de Kulturen,” Erfurt, Germany, 1995; catalogue
“Mirage: Enigmas of Race,” Difference and Desire, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK, 1995; catalogue
“Glenn Ligon, Gary Simmons,” The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, and Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, 1995
“Word for Word,” Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, 1995
“Pervert,” University Museum, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, 1995; catalogue 
“fag-o-sites,” Gallery 400, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1995 

 

1994     

“Physical Evidence,” Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, April 12 – May 28, 1994
“Duchamp’s Leg,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; traveled to the Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL; brochure
“The Magic Magic Book,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1994; catalogue
“New Paintings,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, 1994  
“Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary Art,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1994; traveled to the UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; catalogue 
“Transformers: The Art of Multiphrenia,” Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; traveled to Decker Galleries, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD; Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA; Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada; Illingworth Kerr Art Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; catalogue
“Dark o’Clock,” Museu de Arte Moderna de Sâo Paulo, Sâo Paulo, Brazil, 1994; traveled to Plug In, Inc, Video Pool, Ace Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; catalogue
“Stories,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, 1994 
“Equal Rights and Justice, High Museum of Art,” Atlanta, GA, 1994; traveled to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; catalogue 
“Drama,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY 1994
“Oliver Herring, Byron Kim, Glenn Ligon,” Galerie Gilles Peyroulet, Paris, France, 1994
“The Label Show: Contemporary Art and the Museum,” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1994; brochure
“Don’t Look Now,” Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY, 1994; catalogue 

 

1993    

“In Transit,” New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, January 15 – April 11, 1993
“Readymade Identities: Works of Six Artists at the Project Room,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, April 3 – May 18, 1993
“Black & White: Paintings by Jerald Ieans, Julian Lethbridge, Glenn Ligon, David Ortins, Harvey Tulcensky and Christopher Wool,” Schmidt Contemporary Art, St Louis, MO, June 19 – July 16, 1993
“Everyday Life,” Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1993 – January 15, 1994
“The Return of the ‘Cadavre Exquis’,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY, 1993; traveled to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; Forum for Contemporary Art, St Louis, MO; American Center, Paris, France; catalogue  
“42nd Art Street Project,” Times Square, New York, NY, 1993
“Markets of Resistance,” White Columns, New York, NY, 1993 
“Myths and Legends As Told and Retold,” Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA, 1993
“Drawing the Line Against AIDS,” Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 1993; catalogue 
“Surfaces: Small Scale Paintings in Black and White,” Schmidt Contemporary Art, St Louis, MO, 1993 
“Extravagant,” Russisches, Kulturzentrum, Berlin, Germany, 1993
“Prints and Issues,” Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany, 1993 
“Glenn Ligon/Byron Kim,” A/C Project Room, New York, NY, 1993
“1993 Biennial Exhibition,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1993; traveled to the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea; catalogue 
“Everpresent Moment,” Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, 1993 

 

1992    

"A New American Flag,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, 1992
“Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1992; traveled to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; The Valentine, The Museum of Life and History of Richmond, VA; Anacostia Museum, Washington DC; Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA; Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA 
“Mistaken Identities,” University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 1992; traveled to the Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria; Neues Museum  Weserburg Bremenim Forum Langenstrasse, Bremen, Germany; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; catalogue
“Update ‘ 92,” White Columns, New York, NY, 1992 
“Slow Art: Painting in New York, PS1 Museum,” Long Island City, NY, 1992
“Dream Singers,” Story Tellers: An African American Presence, coorganized by Fukui City Japan, and New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, 1992; traveled to the Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima City, and Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya City, Japan; catalogue
“All Words Suck,” Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden, 1992 
“Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawings,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1992; catalogue 
“Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art,” Hayward Gallery, The South Bank Centre, London, UK, 1992; traveled to the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; catalogue 
“Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art,” University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; traveled to the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; catalogue

 

1991     

“AIDS, A Community in Crisis,” Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, NY, 1991
“Language: Body and Dream,” PS 122, New York, NY, 1991        
“1991 Biennial Exhibition,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1991; catalogue
“We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Programming,” White Columns, New York, NY, 1991
“Interrogating Identity, Grey Art Gallery and Study Center,” New York, NY 1991; traveled to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Madison Art Center, WI; Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH; catalogue 
“Positions of Authority,” Art in General, New York, NY, 1991
“Color Theory,” Amelie A Wallace Gallery, State University of New York at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY, 1991
“Text Out of Context,” SoHo Center, New York, NY, 1991 
“New Work,” PS 122, New York, NY, 1991
“Spent: Currency, Security and Art on Deposit,” The New Museum of Contemporary Art at Marine Midland Bank, New York, NY, 1991
“Works on Paper,” Selena Art Gallery,” Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, 1991
“Rutgers National ‘90: Works on Paper, Stedman Art Gallery,” Camden, NJ, 1991; brochure
“Art of Resistance,” El Bohio, New York Public Mirror, Art against Racism, The Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY, 1991 

 

1990     

“$pent: Currency, Security and Art on Deposit,” New Museum of Contemporary Art at Marine Midland Bank, New York, NY, 1990
“Public Mirror,” Artists against Racial Prejudice, PS1 Institute of Contemporary Art at The Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY, September 13 – October 7, 1990

 

1989     

“Selections 46,” The Drawing Center, New York Open Studios, The Institute for Contemporary Art at The Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY, 1989
“The National and International Studio Artists 1989–90,” PS 1 Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Island City, NY, 1989

 

1985     

“Open Studio,” Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY, 1985

 

1984     

“Artists in the Marketplace,” Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, 1984

 

Public Collections:

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD 
Birmingham Museum of Art, AL
The Bohen Foundation, New York, NY 
Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA 
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI 
Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA 
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY 
Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, TX
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
New School, New York, NY
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Peter Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA 
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY 
St Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO
Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT 
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

 

Awards, Residencies, and Fellowships: 

 

2017

Smithsonian Archives of American Art Archives of American Art Medal

 

2016

Visual AIDS Vanguard Award

American Academy of Arts & Sciences Visual Arts and Performing Arts - Criticism and Practice

 

2013

School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston 18th Annual Medal Award 

 

2012

International Association of Art Critics Best Monographic Museum Show in New York

 

2010

United States Artists Guthman Fellow

 

2009

Studio Museum in Harlem Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

 

2006

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture Skowhegan Medal for Painting
American Academy of Arts and Letters, Arts and Letters Award, Art

 

2003

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Guggenheim Fellowship

 

2001

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) DAAD Fellowship

 

1999-2000

Walker Art Center Artist-in-Residence

 

1998

Artpace International Artists-in-Residence Program

 

1996

Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant

 

1994

Rockefellar Foundation Bellagio Center Residential Fellowship

 

1991

National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship, Painting

 

1990

Art Matters Fellowship
Dewar Young Artist’s Recognition Award

 

1989-1990

MoMA PS1 National and International Studio Program

 

1989

National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship, Drawing

 

1982

National Endowment for the Arts, The Studio Museum in Harlem Curatorial Internship