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SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020

Agnes Denes: Photos of the Mind, 1969–2002,  Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, ADAA Member Viewing Rooms

2019

Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates,  The Shed, New York

2018

Agnes Denes: Works 1969–2018, acb Gallery, Budapest

2017

Agnes Denes: Truth Approximations, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2015

In the Realm of Pyramids: The Visual Philosophy of AGNES DENES, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Wheatfield, Porta Nuova District, Milan, Italy

The Living Pyramid, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, N.Y.

2013

Agnes Denes: Sculptures of the Mind and the Body, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

2012

Agnes Denes: Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections 1969–1978, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California

Agnes Denes: Sculptures of the Mind – 1968 to Now, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2010

Body Prints, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2009

Agnes Denes: Philosophy in the Land II, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2008

Agnes Denes: Art for the Third Millennium—Creating a New World View: A Retrospective, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2007

Uprooted & Deified—The Golden Tree, BravinLee Programs, New York

2005

Agnes Denes: Projects for Public Places—A Retrospective, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

2004

Agnes Denes: Projects for Public Places—A Retrospective, Chelsea Museum, New York

2003

Agnes Denes: Projects for Public Places—A Retrospective, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

1995

Philosophy in the Land, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York

1994

Drawings of Agnes Denes 1969–1994, Wynn Kramarsky, New York

1992

Agnes Denes: A Retrospective, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

1990

Agnes Denes—Concept into Form, Works 1970–1990, Arts Club of Chicago

1979

Agnes Denes Work: 1968–1978, Institute of Contemporary Art, London

1978

Agnes Denes—Philosophical Drawings, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany

Agnes Denes: Work 1968–78, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England
Sculptures of the Mind, Centre Culturel Americain, Paris

1976

Sculptures of the Mind, University of Akron, Ohio

1974

Agnes Denes: Perspectives, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1972

A.I.R. Gallery, New York

 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

T Zero, Ufficio Mostre Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

The 18th Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia

2020

Virtual Exhibition: Drawing from the Collection, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ

Apocalypse & World Salvation, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany

Nature of Robotics: An Expanded Field, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland

In the ever changing world in which we live…, The Storefront, Bellport, New York

Ecofeminism(s), Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Down to Earth, Curated by Tino Sehgal and Thomas Oberender, Berliner Festspiele/Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

The Penumbral Age—Art in the Time of Planetary Change, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

A Year Without the Southern Sun, PS120, Berlin, Germany

Crear Mundos, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2019

To Light, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

I Remember Earth, MAGASIN des horizons – Centre national d'arts et de cultures, Grenoble, France

Counter-Landscapes: Performative Actions from the 1970s – Now, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Pangea United, Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Poland

Line to Form, Danese/Corey, New York

2018

Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Territories That Matter: Gender, Art and Ecology, Centro De Arte Naturaleza de Huesca, Huesca, Spain

Bending Light: Neon Art 1965 to Now, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, N.Y.

Sense of Humor, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Studio Visit: Selected Gifts from Agnes Gund, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Cosmogonies, Musée d’art moderne et d'art contemporain, Nice, France

2017

Cosmomorphic Practices and Asian Environments, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France

documenta 14, Athens and Kassel

Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989, The Museum of Modern Art, New York,

Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York, The Museum of the City of New York, New York

From Outrage to Action: Proposals for the Climate, Resources, and the Planet, The Gallatin Galleries, New York University

Ecovention Europe, Museum De Domeinen in Sittard, The Netherlands

Bending Light: Neon Art 1965 to Now, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, N.Y.

The (Partial) Autobiography of an Art Gallery, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950–1980, The Met Breuer, New York

Hybris, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Léon (MUSAC), Spain

Urban Planning: Contemporary Art and the City 1967–2017, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

The Garden, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark

2016

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

City After the City—Urban Orchard, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

El mundo fue plano, ahora es redondo y será un holograma,Museu de Arte Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico From Point to Line, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York

Sublime, Centre Pompidou, Metz

Drawing Then: Innovation and Influence in American Drawings of the Sixties, Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York

(Counter)Public Art, Intervention & Performance in Lower Manhattan from 1978–1993, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York

Land/Sky, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Land, Sea and Air, The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK

2015

Public Works: Artists’ Interventions 1970s — Now, Mills College Museum of Art, Oakland, California

On Paper, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C.

From Drawing to Sign, from Fattori to LeWitt, Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea della Spezia, La Spezia, Italy

Collectibles: Works on Paper, Denver Art Museum

tout le monde, Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry (Le Crédac), Ivry, France

The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

Rachael Champion | Agnes Denes | Rachel Pimm, Hales Gallery, London

Plastic: Art in the Age of Material Innovation, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, N.Y.

Counter (Public) Art, Intervention & Performance in Lower Manhattan from 1978–1993, organized by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council at Arts Center, Governor’s Island, N.Y.

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: Visualized, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.

2014

Things of Their Own Making, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Imprints, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

As Exciting As We Can Make It: Ikon in the 1980s, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

SITElines: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas – Unsettled Landscapes, SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico

EXPO 1: Rio, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Beyond Earth Art – Contemporary Artists and the Environment, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

2013

In Cloud Country, Harewood House, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

EXPO 1: New York, MoMA PS 1, Long Island City, N.Y.

Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.

A City Shaped, STUK Arts Centre, Leuven, Belgium

Les Immémoriales: Agnes Denes, Monika Grzymala, Cecilia Vicuna, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France

2012

Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Haus der Kunst, Munich

The Body Argument, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna

Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Materializing "Six Years": Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art, Brooklyn Museum

2011

Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph 1964–1977, Art Institute of Chicago

Erre, variations labyrinthiques, Centre Pompidou–Metz, Metz, France

Plot: Plan: Process: Works on Paper from the 1960s to Now, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Sistemas, Acciones y Procesos: 1965–1975, Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Die Letzte Freiheit: Von den Pionieren der Land—Art der 1960er Jahre bis zur Natur im Cyberspace, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany

2010

Landscape as an Idea: Projects and Projections, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea Cultural Center, San Sebastian, Spain

Artpark: 1974–1984, UB Art Gallery, State University of New York, Buffalo, N.Y.

2009

Radical Nature: Art & Architecture for a Changing Planet, 1969–2009, Barbican Art Gallery, London

elles@centrepompidou: Artistes femmes dans les collections du Musée national d'art moderne, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Sites, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2008

Drawings on Graph Paper, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

utopia/dystopia, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Decoys, Complexes, and Triggers: Feminism and Land Art in the 1970s, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York

To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York

2007

Art in Action: Nature, Creativity and our Collective Future, Natural World Museum, San Francisco

Weather Report: Art and Climate Change, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (in collaboration with EcoArt, Boulder, Co.

Collection Focus I: Recent Work by Women, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

2005

Treading Water, Ballroom, Marfa, Texas

2004

Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, and University Museums, University of Richmond, Virginia

Six Centuries of Prints and Drawings: Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

2001

New to the Modern: Recent Acquisitions from the Department of Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2000

Force-Fields: Phases of the Kinetic, Museu d'Art Contemporani (MACBA), Barcelona; Hayward Gallery, London

1999

Afterimage: Drawing Through Process, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

1998

American Academy in Rome—Annual Exhibition, Rome, Italy

Biennale dei Parchi, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

Light on the New Millennium, International Sculpture Symposium & Art Festival,

Pusan Metropolitan Art Museum, Pusan, Korea

The Serial Attitude, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts; Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

1997

Magie der Zahl in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany

1995

Adding It Up; Print Acquisitions 1970–1995, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1992

Completing the Circle: Artists' Books on the Environment, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minn.

1989

Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970–85, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio; New Orleans Art Museum; Denver Art Museum; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia

1987

The International Art Show for the End of World Hunger, Minnesota Museum of Art, Saint Paul, Minn.; Sonja Henie-Neils Onstad Foundation, Hovikodden, and Stavanger Kulturhus, Norway; Göteborgs Kontsmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany; Musée des Arts Africains et Océaniens, Paris; Barbican Art Gallery, London; Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid; Arti et Armiticiae, Amsterdam; Salas Nacionales de Exposicion, Buenos Aires; Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil; Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela; Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan; Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon; Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo; El Museo de Barrio, New York

1978

From Nature to Art, from Art to Nature, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

1977

Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany

Numerals 1924–1977, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

1976

Biennale of Sydney, Arts Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

1975

USA Drawings 3, Städtisches Museum, Leverkusen, Germany

The Year of the Woman, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York

Lives—Conceptual Artists: 1972–75, The Fine Arts Building, New York (organized by Jeffrey Deitch)

1974

Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art and Taft Museum, Cincinnati

1973

American Drawings 1963–73, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Conceptual Art, Women's Interart Center, New York

1970

Language IV, Dwan Gallery, New York

Software, Jewish Museum, New York

 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albion College, Albion, Michigan

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio

American Academy in Rome, Rome/New York

Art Institute of Chicago

AT&T Corporation Collection

Beijer Collection, Stockholm, Sweden

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado

Chase Manhattan Art Collection

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Container Corporation of America, St. Louis, Missouri

Denver Art Museum, Colorado

Ellen H. Johnson Collection, Oberlin, Ohio

Elvehjem Art Museum, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Finch College Museum, New York

First National Bank of Chicago

FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France

Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Collection

Metro Dade Art in Public Places, Miami

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont

Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, Indiana

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Musée National D'Art Modern Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Musée de Petit Format, Cul-des-Sarts, Couvin, Belgium

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe

National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence

Roy R. Neuberger Museum, State University of New York at Purchase, N.Y.

Rutgers University Art Collection, New Brunswick, New Jersey

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Syracuse University Art Collection, Syracuse, N.Y.

University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington

University of Massachusetts Art Collection, Andover

Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

 

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