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Lynn Hershman Leeson  1941, US

Rank (2014): 931 

Artwork:

Lynn Hershman Leeson, Home Front
Home Front, 1993-2011
DAM GALLERY Berlin

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Female
Video, Film, Video



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 81
Germany 33
Belgium 5
Austria 4




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Artist Rank
Martha Rosler  68 18
Andy Warhol  1 17
Cindy Sherman  8 16
Nam June Paik  38 16




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  bitforms Gallery - New York, USA 8
  Gallery Paule Anglim, USA 6
  MoMA PS1, USA 5
  ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany 4
Lehmbruck Museum Lehmbruck Museum, Germany 4



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17.6.1941 Born in Cleveland, OH (US)

Scholarship 2005 National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Media

2008 Creative Capital Grant

2009 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

2009 Tides Foundation Grant

2009 Eureka Fellowship, Fleishacker Foundation

2010 Nathan Cummings Foundation grant

2010 San Francisco Film Society Rainen Grant

2013 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant

Awards 1987 Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, awarded for Confessions of a Chameleon

1989 Film of the Year, London Film Festival, British Film Institute, awarded for Longshot

1990 Grand Prize (Trophée de Cristal), Montbéliard Vide/ Television Festival, Montbéliard, France for Longshot

1990 Prix du public, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montréal, Canada, for Longshot

1991 First Prize, Festival Internacional de Video Cidade de Vigo,Spain, Seeing Is Believing

1991 Barbara Aronofsky Latham Memorial Award, Art Institute of Chicago Conspiracy of Silence

1993 Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, awarded for Room of One’s Own

1994 Special tribute (Reaching through the Screen: A Tribute to Lynn Hershman), San Francisco International Film Festival; included retrospective of video work

1995 Cyberstar Award, WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk) Cologne, Germany

1995 Siemens Media Art Prize, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (along with Peter Greenaway and Jean Baudrillard)

1999 Golden Nica, Interactive Art, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, awarded for The Difference Engine #3

2002 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Writing and Directing Film Prize for Teknolust

2005 International Digital Media and Arts Association Award for Positive Innovations in Media

2006 ISEA/ZeroOne, Innovation Matters Award

2007 San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2007 Marlon Riggs Award

2009 ACM SIGGRAPH Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art

2010 d.velop digital art award [ddaa]

2011 D.Digital Award for Lifetime Achievement, Berlin

2012 Jury Prize !Women Art Revolution Montreal International Festival of Films on Art

2012 First Media Award,Women’s Caucus Art for Women. Art. Revolution

2013 Critic’s Choice, Artforum January issue, by Arthur and Mary Louise Kroker

Lives and works in San Francisco, CA (US)
New York City, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 144  Please report missing Information



until 18.1.2015
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumEine Grosse Idee – 50 Jahre Lehmbruck Museum - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message

until 11.1.2015
Description  Pop Departures - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA Send message

until 14.12.
   Schwindel der Wirklichkeit - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin Send message

until 7.12.
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumTaking A Stand Against War - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message

until 16.11.
   Bielefeld Contemporary - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Bielefelder Privatsammlungen - Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld Send message

until 8.11.
Description and image  Playback - Autocenter, Berlin Send message

until 1.11.
   Post-Speculation - The Vera List Center for Arts and Politics, New York City, NY Send message

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2014
   How to Disappear - Aanant & Zoo, Berlin

2013
   Lynn Hershman Leeson - Galerie Waldburger, Brussels
   Lynn Hershman Leeson: The Agent Ruby Files - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Present Tense - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2012
   Lynn Hershman Leeson, "Seducing time" - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
   Lynn Hershman Leeson - Me as Roberta - Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK), Krakow

2011
   Lynn Hershman Leeson: Investigations - Katherine E. Nash Gallery - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
   Lynn Hershman Leeson - The Roberta Breitmore Series - Galerie Waldburger, Brussels
   Lynn Hershman - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2008
   Lynn Hershman - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
   The Floating Museum (1975-1978): Lynn Hershman Leeson - - New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (closed, 2009)
   Lynn Hershman Leeson - Found Objects - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Lynn Hershman Leeson: No Body Special - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2006
   Lynn Hershman Leeson - - bitforms Gallery - Seoul, Seoul (closed, 2007)

2005
   Lynn Hershman - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Lynn Hershman Leeson - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
   Hershmanlandia - The Art and Films of Lynn Hershman Leeson - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2004
   Lynn Hershman Leeson - Reactive Sculptures and Prints - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

2002
   Lynn Hershman - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2001
   Media & Identity - UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA

1999
   Lynn Hershman - Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

1998
   Lynn Hershman - Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

1996
   Lynn Hershman Leeson -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

1995
   Lynn Hershman: Virtually Yours - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

1987
   Lynn Hershman: Hero Sandwichs - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

1976
   Lynn Hershman: Selected Past Projects - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

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2014
   Summer in Black and White - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
   The Ister - -1 - Le Moinsun, Paris
   'semiotics Of The Kitchen', What Happened After - Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam

2013
   Dissident Futures Annex - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Dissident Futures - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Craft Tech / Coded Media: Women, Art And Technology - Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
   Tattoo - The Face Of Freedom - Lutz Teutloff Galerie, Bielefeld
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumMoving Sculptures - Bewegte Skulpturen - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message
   Skin Trade An In-depth Look At The Surface Of Things - PPOW, New York City, NY
Description  State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   Lonely At The Top - Moments On Moments - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Description  Minne mich gewaltig – BildKörper & Religion - Lutz Teutloff Galerie, Bielefeld

2012
Description and image DAM Projects GmbHMeine Wunderkammer - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message
   Moments on Moments - Lunds konsthall, Lund
   Looking at You Looking at Me - di Rosa, Napa, CA
Description  4th Zero1 Biennial - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA
   Newtopia - Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
   Remote Control - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Moments - Eine Geschichte der Performance in 10 Akten - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

2011
Description and image  Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image DAM Projects GmbHExperience Space - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message
Description  The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973 – 1991 - Duke University, Durham, NC
   God Only Knows Who The Audience Is - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Puppen Projektionsfiguren in der Kunst - Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot
   Touched: A Space of Relations - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Sundance Film Festival New Frontier - Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
   The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure The Signs Of Power, 1973-1992 - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

2010
   Know the Rules-Then Break Them - di Rosa, Napa, CA
   Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–2000 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Data Mining: Artists' Constructs - A + D Gallery - Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Endgame - - Slaughterhousespace, Healdsburg, CA (closed)
   An Autobiography Of The San Francisco Bay Area Part 2: The Future Lasts Forever - SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2009
   Indomitable Women at BAC 10.0 - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
   Footloose - Galerie Waldburger, Brussels
Description and image  Performa 09 - Performa, New York City, NY
   Art and Electronic Media - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
Description  San Francisco Art Institute Alumni & Faculty: A Thin Slice - Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Description  Bilderschlachten – 2000 Jahre Nachrichten aus dem Krieg - Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabruck
   Superlight : Selections from the 2nd Biennial 01SJ Global Festival of Art on the Edge - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

2008
Description  The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  PERFORMING THE CITY - Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
Description and image  WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Dialog: Denver - Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
   2008 01SJ - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA
Description and image  WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Person Of The Crowd: The Contemporary Art Of Flânerie - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

2007
   In Pursuit: Art on Dating - Ise Cultural Foundation - NY gallery, New York City, NY
   Beauty and the Blonde: An Exploration of American Art and Popular Culture - Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington Univer, Saint Louis, MO
   WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
   e-art: New Technologies and Contemporary Art - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   Pioneers - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   ZONE_V2_ Unstable Media: Act - Interact - MOCA Taipei, Taipei
   Role Exchange - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
   Summer Group Show - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Identity Theft - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Description and image  WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2006
   The 4th Seoul International Biennale of Media Art - Media City Seoul - International Biennale of Media Art, Seoul
   Arteast Collection 2000+23 - Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumWas ist Plastik? 100 Jahre - 100 Köpfe- Das Jahrhundert moderner Skulptur - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message
   Playback_Simulated Realities - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
   Edge Conditions. Part II - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Soleil Noir - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
   Woman’s Perspective in New Media - - bitforms Gallery - Seoul, Seoul (closed, 2007)
   Visual Politics - The Art of Engagement - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
   2006 01SJ - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA
   Can We Fall in Love with a Machine? - Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburg, PA
   Sichtbarkeiten - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
   All Digital - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

2005
   L'altro, lo stesso - - Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin (closed)
   Western Biennale of Art - John Natsoulas Art Gallery, Davis, CA

2004
Description  Algorithmische Revolution. Zur Geschichte der interaktiven Kunst - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Touch and Temperature - Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX
   ars electronica - Digital Avant-Garde / Prix Selection - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
   Touch and Temp - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   INNENräumeAUSSENstädte - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

2003
   Crimes and Misdemeanors - Politics in U.S. Art of the 1980s - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   Bitforms Preview Show - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Identität schreiben – Autobiographie in der Kunst - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig

2002
   Parallels and Intersections - Art/Women/California, 1950-2000 - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Description  Das zweite Gesicht - Metamorphosen des fotografischen Porträts - Deutsches Museum, Munich

2001
   Avatare und Andere - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
Description and image  doublelife - Identität und Transformation in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)

2000
   Ich ist etwas Anderes - K20 Grabbeplatz, Dusseldorf

1999
Description  Making Change - 100 Artists interpret the Tzedakah Box - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Meaning and Message - Contemporary Art from the Museum Collection - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
   Net_Condition - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Cyberarts 99 - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   Mach´s gut Mensch - Kunstverein Schwerte, Schwerte
   Show and Tell - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf

1998
   Deep Storage: The Arsenal of Memory - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Das Versprechen der Fotografie. Die Sammlung der DG-Bank - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Deep Storage, Arsenale der Erinnerung - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Performance in the 1970s: Experiencing the Everyday - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

1997
   Deep Storage - Sammeln, Speichern, Archivieren in der Kunst - Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
   Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Deep Storage - Arsenale der Erinnerung - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1996
   discord. sabotage of realities Un-frieden. Sabotage von Wirklichkeiten - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   Unfrieden discord Sabotage und Wirkichkeit - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

1995
   V-topia: Visions of a Virtual World - Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
   LAB 5. International Exhibition of Film, Video and Computer Art -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

1994
  Museet for SamtidskunstTake One - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde Send message
   V–Topia: Visions of a Virtual World - Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

1988
Description  Infermental 7 - Hallwalls at The Church, Buffalo, NY

1984
   Artist T-Shirts - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

1981
   Persona - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1977
   American Narrative/Story Art: 1967–1977 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   New York Avant-Garde/Works and Projects of the Seventies - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1976
   Rooms - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

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Belgium

 Waldburger Wouters, Brussels

Germany

www.dam-berlin.deDAM GALLERY Berlin, Berlin eMail

USA

 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

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Canada

 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

Germany

Lehmbruck MuseumLehmbruck Museum, Duisburg  eMail
 ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
 Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel

Poland

  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

United Kingdom

 Tate Modern, London

USA

 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

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