Chronik

1941
Born: Lake Charles, LA
1963
Yale Norfolk Summer School, Norfolk, CT
Yale-Norfolk Scholarship
1964
BFA, H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1964 – 1965
The Brooklyn Museum Art School, NY
Max Beckman Scholarship, The Brooklyn Museum
1975
Guggenheim Fellowship
1976
Artpark Grant
Australian Art Council Award
1979
National Endowment for the Arts Grant
1988
Delphi Art Symposium
Minos Beach Art Symposium
Olympiad of Art Sculpture Park, Korea
1989
National Council of Art Administration
1990
National Endowment for the Arts
2000
Honorary Doctorate, Kansas City Art Institute
2012
Member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters
Lives and works in Fort Worth, TX

Ausstellungen

2013
Everything Flows, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2012
Thomas Dane Gallery, London Part One: New Works on Paper, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece (solo)
Figures, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, Savannah, GA (solo)
Erich Hauser Art Foundation, Rottweil, Germany (solo)
2011
Reconfiguring an African Icon: Odes to the Mask by Modern and Contemporary Artists from Three Continents, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Modern Women: Single Channel, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
The Last Grand Tour, Goulandris Foundation, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
Lynda Benglis, organized by the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; in collaboration with Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Museum le Consortium, Dijon, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, New Museum, New York, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (solo)
Fountains, Salon 94 Freemans, New York (solo)
Lynda Benglis Glass Masks, Texas Gallery, Houston (solo)
2010
Ordinary Madness, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Abstract Resistance, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Keeping it Real: An Exhibition in 4 Acts: Act 2, Subversive Abstraction, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Lynda Benglis, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands. Traveled to: Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Ireland, 2010; Le Consortium, Dijon, France, 2010; The Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2010-11; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, 2011 (solo)
Flow and Flesh, Locks gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
Thrice Upon a Time, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Keeping it Real: An Exhibition in 4 Acts: Act 2, Subversive Abstraction, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Wax’in Wane, Michael Janssen Gallery, Cologne (solo)
2009
New Work, Cheim & Read, New York (solo)
Lynda Benglis/Robert Morris: 1973-1974, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY
Synthetic, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1968: The Great Innocents, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Arte Povera and Anti-Form, Tate Modern, London, England
Jo Baer, Lynda Benglis, Jutta Koether, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Bad Habits, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2008
Lynda Benglis As Printmaker: A 30-year Retrospective of Editions and Monotypes, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati (solo)
Action Painting, Beyeler Museum, Basel, Switzerland
Decoys, Complexes, and Triggers: Feminism and Land Art in the 1970s, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
Punk Generation - No one is innocent, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, Austria
Shape-Shifters, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007
Circa 70: Lynda Benglis and Louise Bourgeois, Cheim & Read, New York
Wax Paintings & Ceramic Sculptures, Texas Gallery, Houston(solo)
ARTMATTERS 11: Lynda Benglis , The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
A batalla dos xéneros , CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
The Lure of Clay , USC Fisher Gallery - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
What Is Painting? - Contemporary Art from the Collection , Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Summer of Love - Art of the Psychedelic Era , Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution , The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
Not For Sale , P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island
2006
New Work by Lynda Benglis, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY(solo)
Glass - Material Matters , Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Pleated, Knotted, Poured..., Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (solo)
Bass Museum of Art, Miami (solo)
2005
Monique Prieto: New Paintings & Lynda Benglis: THE GRACES, Cheim & Read, New York
Ceramic Sculpture, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica (solo)
Lynda Benglis, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI (solo)
2004
Improvisation: Lynda Benglis and Isaac Witkin, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Ceramic Sculpture, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York (solo)
A Sculpture Survey 1969-2004, Cheim & Read, New York (solo)
2003
Lynda Benglis: Sculptures, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Toomey Tourell, San Francisco (solo)
2002
Small Bronze and Wax Paintings by Lynda Benglis and Images from Mexico
Bettina Rheims/Lynda Benglis, Cheim & Read, New York
Soft Off, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
Ceramic Sculpture, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York (solo)
2001
Echoes, Remba Gallery (Selection of Works on Paper), Los Angeles (solo)
New Work, Toomey Tourell, San Francisco (solo)
2000
Hot Spots, Texas Gallery, Houston (solo)
A Decade of Ideas, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle (solo)
Materials Girl, Meadows Museum, Shreveport, LA, Curated by Michael Klein (solo)
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC (solo)
Stacked, Forced, Pinched: Clay and Bronze Works by Lynda Benglis, Meadows Museum, Shreveport, LA (solo)
1999
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
Wols: Photographs of the 1930s, Cheim & Read, New York
Guild Hall Musuem, East Hampton, NY (solo)
Small Works, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA (solo)
New Works, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York (solo)
1998
New Sculpture & A Screening of the 1973 video “Female Sensibility”, Cheim and Read, New York
Chimera, Forum Kunst Rottweil, Rottweil, Germany (solo)
Galerie Six Friedrich Munich, Germany, Charim Klocker Gallery, Vienna (solo)
Recent Sculpture & Screening of the 1973 Video “Female Sensibility”, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York (solo)
Dynamic Silhouette, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece (solo)
Selected Wall Reliefs, USF Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (solo)
1997
Michael Janssen Gallery Köln, Germany
Selected Wall Reliefs, Elizabeth Mayer Fine Art, New York (solo)
1996
New Monotypes: Landscapes & Fetishes, Quartet Editions, New York (solo)
Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego (solo)
More than Minimal: Feminism and Abstraction in the 70s, Rose Art Gallery, Brandeis University Waltham, MA
Chimera: Recent Ceramic Sculpture, Traveled to: The Harwood Foundation Museum, Taos, NM, Boulder Museum of Art, Boulder, CO, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM (solo)
1995
Duck!, Edward Thorp Gallery New York, NY
Galerie Simonne Stern New Orleans, LA
Susan Hilberry Gallery Birmingham, MI
Recent Wall & Glass Sculpture, Heath Gallery Atlanta, GA
In a Different Light, University Art Museum, University of California Berkley, CA
1994
Chimera: Recent Ceramic Sculpture, The Harwood Foundation Museum, Taos, NM (solo)
Boulder Museum of Art, Boulder, CO (solo)
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI (solo)
University Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM (solo)
Lynda Benglis: Wax Paintings, Heath Gallery, Atlanta (solo)
Paula Cooper Gallery New York, NY
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts & Letters New York, NY
From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from the Dorothy & Herbert Vogel Collection, National Gallery of Art Washington, DC
1993
Clothed and Unclothed: Recent Sculpture, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago (solo)
From the Furnace, Auckland City Art Center, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
Ceramic Sculpture, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)
Gow-Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
1992
Heath Gallery, Atlanta (solo)
1991
Dual Natures, Traveling Exhibition, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta (solo)
Contemporary Art Center and New Orleans Museum of Art (solo)
San Jose Museum of Art (solo)
Recent Work, Heath Gallery, Atlanta (solo)
New Works, Tilden Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA (solo)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1990
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago (solo)
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle (solo)
Sena Galleries West, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
1989
American Sculptors, NY & LA (with Mark Lere) Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo
Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA (solo)
Margo Levin Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
Michael Murphy Gallery, Tampa, FL (solo)
1988
Cumberland Gallery, Nashville (with Ida Kohlmeyer)
Full Gross Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
Lynda Benglis: Recent Sculpture and Works on Paper, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville (solo)
1987
A Ten Year Retrospective 1977-1987, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
Teacher & Student in the 80’s, Gibson Barkam Gallery, Imperial Calcasieu Museum, Lake Charles, LA
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
Landfall Press, New York (solo)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1986
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA (solo)
1985
Kohlmeyer & Benglis: Teacher & Student in the 80’s, Pensacola Museum of Art, FL
Works in Glass, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
New Works in Glass, S. Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
Glass, Dart Gallery, Chicago (solo)
Heath Gallery, Atlanta (solo)
1984
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
The Texas Gallery, Houston (solo)
Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA (solo)
1983
Recent Work: Lynda Benglis & John Duff, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Susanne Hilberry, Birmingham, MI (solo)
Dart Gallery, Chicago (solo)
1982
Okun-Thomas Gallery, St. Louis, MO (solo)
Flux and Fusion: An Exhibition of Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
1981
Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson (solo)
Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels (solo)
Dart Gallery, Chicago (solo)
The Texas Gallery, Houston (solo)
Jacksonville Art Museum, FL (solo)
1980
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (solo)
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, OR (solo)
Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
Chatham College, Pittsburgh (solo)
David Heath Gallery, Atlanta (solo)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
The Texas Gallery, Houston (solo)
Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL (solo)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1979
S.Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (with Ron Gorchov)
The Texas Gallery, Houston (solo)
Dart Gallery, Chicago (solo)
Galerie Albert Baronian, Belgium (solo)
Georgia State University, Atlanta (solo)
Hansen-Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
Real Art Ways, New Haven, CT (solo)
1978
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
1977
Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco (with William Weege)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo)
Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
1976
Paula Cooper Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1975
Fine Arts Center Gallery, State University of New York College at Oneonta, NY (solo)
The Texas Gallery (solo)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
The Kitchen, New York (solo)
1974
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
Hans-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
1973
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
The Clocktower, New York (solo)
Jack Glenn Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA (solo)
The Texas Gallery, Houston (solo)
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, OR (solo)
Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
Lynda Benglis Video Tapes, Video Gallery, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY (solo)
1972
Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
1971
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (solo)
Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (solo)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
1971
Kunstforum of Rottweil, Germany (with Allan Hacklin)
1970
Galerie Hans Muller, Cologne (solo)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA (with Michael Goldberg)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (solo)
Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas (solo)
1969
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Smithsonian, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Speed Art Museum, Louisville
Tate Modern, London
University of Michigan Museum of Art
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Portland Museum of Art, Oregon
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Boulder Museum of Art, Colorado
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
Cranbrook Design Center, Detroit, MI
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
The Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Rokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan