Nan Goldin

Lives and works in New York, NY and Paris, France and is represented by Matthew Marks Gallery.

Biography

  • 1953   Born in Washington, DC
  • 1974   Attended Imageworks, Cambridge, MA
  • 1977   B.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • 1977   Wilhelmina Jackson Fellowship, Marblehead, Mass.
  • 1978   Fifth Year Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • 1978   Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Fellowship, Boston
  • 1986   Recipient, Englehard Award from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
  • 1986   School of the Museum of Fine Arts Alumni Traveling Fellowship, Boston
  • 1987   Recipient, Photographic Book Prize of the Year from Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France
  • 1987   Maine Photographic Workshop Book Award, Documentary Book of the Year
  • 1987   Kodak Fotobuchpreis, Stuttgart
  • 1989   Recipient, Camera Austria Prize for Contemporary Photography, Graz, Austria
  • 1990   Recipient, Mother Jones Documentary Photography Award, San Francisco, CA
  • 1990   Art Matters, Inc. Award, New York
  • 1991   Recipient, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
  • 1991   Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Washington, DC
  • 1991   Artist in Residence, DAAD, Berlin, Germany
  • 1994   Brandeis Award in Photography
  • 2002   Foto España Festival Award
  • 2006   French Legion of Honor
  • 2008   Recipient, Hasselblad award for photography

Exhibitions

  • 2012   Nan Goldin: Heartbeat, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
  • 2011   Fireleap, Sprovieri Gallery, London (solo)
  • Nan Goldin: Scopophilia, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (solo)
  • 2010   The Art of Collaboration with Bottega Veneta
  • 2010   Nan Goldin, Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Greece (solo)
  • Nan Goldin. Berlin Work. Photographs 1984 – 2009, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Nan Goldin: Poste Restante, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
  • Les Visages et Les Corps, Louvre Museum, Paris, France (solo)
  • 2009    The Art of Caring, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
  • Listen Darling… The World is Yours, Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão, Portugal
  • Kids Behaving Badly, Clamp Art, New York, NY (solo)
  • Nan Goldin. Poste Restante: Slide Shows/Grids, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany (solo)
  • 2008   Nan Goldin, Heart Beat, De Hallen, Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Nan Goldin, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki (solo)
  • 2007   Nan Goldin: 2007 Hasselblad Award Winner, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden (solo)
  • Nan Goldin: Thanksgiving (from The Sir Elton John Photography Collection), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England (solo)
  • Nan Goldin: 1972–74 and The Other Side, a slide installation, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (solo)
  • Nan Goldin: Stories Retold, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • 2006   Post War + Contemporary Art, Wrighy, Chicago, IL
  • Obra Gráfica y Seriada, Galería Argenta, Valencia, Spain
  • Chasing a Ghost, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (solo)
  • 2005    Fantastic Tales: The Photography of Nan Goldin, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, Penn. Traveled to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and The RISD Museum, Providence, R.I. (solo)
  • Nan Goldin, Monika Sprüth/Philomene Magers, Munich (solo)
  • STARDUST, Guido Costa Projects, Turin (solo)
  • 2004   Sisters, Saints and Sibyls, La Chapelle de la Salpêtrièr (solo)
  • 2003   Musee d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal (solo)
  •  Galerie Guy Bartschi, Geneva
  • Nan Goldin: Heartbeat, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2002   Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2001   Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
  • Le Feu Follet, Pompidou Center, Paris, France; traveled as Devil's Playground to Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England; Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, and Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
  • 2000    Scalo, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1999    Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
  • White Cube, London, England
  • The Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
  • National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 1998   Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
  • Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • Photographs, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen
  • Love Streams, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm
  • Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
  • Vaknin Schwartz, Atlanta
  • Reflections Through a Golden Eye, 1975–1998, Gagosian Gallery,LA
  • Jablonka Gallery, Cologne
  • Couples and Loneliness, Parco Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1997  Love Streams, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris
  • foto, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden
  • Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Rrose is a Rrose is a Rrose: Gender Performance in Photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  • 1996    I'll Be Your Mirror, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
  • Social Documents, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1995    1995 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Public Information: Desire, Disaster, Document, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany
  • Centro d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1994    Die Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Die Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
  • 1993    La Vida Sin Amor No Tiene Sentido, Fundacio La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1993 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
  • 1992    New Visions in Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • 1991    Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
  • Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • Exploring the Unknown Self: Self-Portraits of Contemporary Women, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1990    An Army of Lovers, PS 122, New York, NY
  • The Indomitable Spirit, International Center of Photogrphy, New York, NY and Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1989    New Acquisitions, George Eastman House/International Museum of Photography, Rochester, NY
  • 1988    Houston Foto Fest, Rice University Media Center, Houston, TX
  • 1987    Twelve Photographers Look at the U.S., Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • Art and Photography: Interactions Since 1946, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1985    1985 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Currents, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
  • Self-Portrait Show, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • 1984     Portrait Show, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
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