Liz Deschenes

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Kodak #1 - 4, 2002-2008 Chromogenic Prints Sheet Size Each: 11 X 14 Inches © Miguel Abreu Gallery
Center, 2008 Fujiflex Print Mounted On Aluminum Sheet Size: 26 X 20 Inches © Sutton Lane
Blue Screen #1, 2002 Fujiflex Print 76.2 X 95.25 Cm © Liz Deschenes
Moire #9, 2006 Uv Chromogenic Print 40 X 30 Inches © Liz Deschenes
Untitled, 2010 © Courtesy of the artist and Sutton Lane Brussels
Shift / Rise, Installation View © Sutton Lane, Brussels
Green Screen #6, 2001 Fujiflex Prints Mounted And Laminated To Cut Plexi 50.8 X 91.4 Cm © Sutton Lane
Red Screen #1, 2008 Inkjet Print, Framed 91.4 X 50.8 Cm © Sutton Lane
From the series Black and White, 2003 Chromogenic Print 30 X 37.5 Inches (Framed) © Sutton Lane
Red Transfer, 1997 Dye Transfer Prints © Sutton Lane
Green Screen #5 Lamda Fujiflex Print Uv Laminated To 1 Inch Plexiglas 53.5 X 40 X 1 Inches © Sutton Lane
Tilt / Swing, #3B, 2009 Silver Toned Photogram Mounted On Dibond Framed Dimensions: 45 X 62 Inches © Miguel Abreu Gallery
Shift / Rise #23 and #24, 2011 © Courtesy of the Artist and Sutton Lane
Tilt / Swing (360° field of vision, version 1), 2009 © Installation view, Courtesy Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, Photo: John Berens
Bracket (London) Installation View © Courtesy of the Artist and Campoli Presti
© Courtesy of the artist & The Miguel Abreu Gallery
Quincy/Braintree, 2014 © Courtesy the artist and Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York; photo: Jeffrey Sturges
Gallery 7, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2014 (Installation view) © Courtesy the artist, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York photo by Gene Pittman
Gallery 4.1.1, 2015 Pigment Prints On Acrylic, 5 Framed Elements 741⁄2 × 571⁄2 × 10 Inches Each © Courtesy of the artist, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, and Campoli Presti, London / Paris, Photo: David Dashiell
Installation view, Liz Deschenes: Gallery 7, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2014). Courtesy the artist, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Photo by Gene Pittman © Liz Deschenes
Untitled (LeWitt) #6-14, 2016 Photogram 9 Parts, Each: 40 X 40 X 1 3/4 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Miguel Abreu Gallery
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Boston, MA
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Born Boston, MA, 1966

Lives and works in New York


1988 Rhode Island School of Design B.F.A. Photography, Providence, RI


The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Art Institute of Chicago
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington D.C.
Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annondale-on-Hudson, NY


2012 Solo Survey Exhibition, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston
2010 "Shift / Rise", Sutton Lane, Brussels
2009 "Right / Left", Sutton Lane, Paris
"Chromatic Aberration (Red Screen, Green Screen, Blue Screen a series of Photographs from 2001 to 2008)", Sutton Lane, London
"Tilt / Swing", Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
2008 Presentation of new works, Sutton Lane, Paris
2007 "Photographs", Sutton Lane, London
"Registration", Miguel Abreu, New York
2001 "Blue Screen Process", Andrew Kreps Gallery, NYC
1999 "Below Sea Level", Andrew Kreps Gallery, NYC
1997 "Beppu", Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, NYC


2010 "How soon is now", selected by Tom Eccles, Liam Gillick, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Philippe Parreno and Beatrix Ruf, Garage, Moscow
"Free", curated by Lauren Cornell, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
"A Shot in the Dark", Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
"Systems Analysis", westlondonprojects, London
"Les rencontres d'Arles 2010 / Edition 41", Arles, France
"False/Divide", Miguel Abreu, New York
"Picture Industry (Goodbye To All That)", organized by Walead Beshty, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
"ITEM", Mitchell Innis & Nash, New York
"De Rigueur", Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Photogenic", Blanket Contemporary Art, Vancouver, British Columbia
"Blind Mirror", Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
2009 "Infinitesimal Eternity", Yale University School of Art, New Haven
"SEQUENCE 2: One or two works, one week" (with Olivier Mosset, Hans Bellmer and R.H Quaytman), Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
"Colour Chart: Reinventing Colour, 1950 to Today", Tate Liverpool, UK
Art|40|Basel, Art Premiere with R. H. Quaytman
"Collateral", Group exhibition with Sam Lewitt, Scott Lyall, Sean Paul, Eileen Quinlan, Blake Rayne, Nora Schultz, Cheyney Thompson, Le Confort Moderne - Centre pour l’art contemporain, Poitiers
"Der Schnitt durch die Oberflache legt neue Oberflachen frei"(The Cut Through the Surfaces Reveals New Surfaces), curated by Max Mayer and Hans-Jurgen Hafner, Temporary Gallery, Cologne
"FAX", The Drawing Center, New York
"Modern Wing Inaugural Installation of Contemporary Photograph", curated by Matthew Witkovski, The Art Institute of Chicago
"La Vie mode d'emploi: Carl Andre, Martin Barre, Daniel Buren, Liz Deschenes, Sherrie Levine, Cheyney Thompson, Franz West", curated by David Lewis, Sutton Lane, Paris
"Constructivismes!", curated by Olivier Renaud-Clement, Galerie Almine Rech, Brussels
Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin
"To Be Determined", Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
"Practice vs Object", organized by Margaret Liu Clinton, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
"Twilight", Harris Lieberman, New York
"Photography in the Abstract", organised by Maureen Mahoney, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Texas
2008 "Le Retour: Mark Amm, Walead Beshty, Liz Deschenes, Nathan Hylden", Nice & Fit, Berlin
"Photography on Photography: Reflections on the Medium since 1960", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
"Color Chart", Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Standard Sizes", curated by Joao Ribas, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
"The Man Whose Shoes Squeaked", Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles
2007 "Regroup Show", Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
"24 November - 22 December", Sutton Lane - Paris
"Stuff: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron", Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit
"For the People of Paris", Sutton Lane c/o Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
"Strange Magic", Luhring Augustine, New York
"Form As Memory", Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
2006 "Bunch Alliance and Dissolve", The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati
Vija Celmins,Liz Deschenes, Zoe Leonard, Tracy Williams, Ltd. NY
2005 "The Photograph in Question", Von Lintel Gallery, NY
2004 Liz Deschenes/ Siobhan Liddell, Gesellschaft fur Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen Germany
2003 "Rethinking Photography V", curated by Ruth Horak, The Forum Stadtpark, Graz Austria
"In Full View", Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
"Afternoon Delight", curated by Max Henry, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
"Back Grounds", curated by Olivier Renaud-Clement, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
2002 "Back Grounds", curated by Olivier Renaud-Clement, Galerie Nelson, Paris
"Modern Photographs from the Collection", Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
"Overnight to many Cities", Photographer’s Gallery, London
"State of the Gallery", Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
2001 Salon Style, Plus Ultra, Brooklyn New York
"[Some] Photography [Abstract]", Larry Becker Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Overnight to Many Cities", curated by Collier Schorr, 303 Gallery, New York
"In the landscape", Silverstein Gallery, New York
"Rocks and Trees", curated by David Armstrong, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusettes
"Serial Number", Gale Gates, curated by Lauren Ross, Brooklyn, New York Hydro, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, curated by Erin Parrish, San Francisco, California
"Sea Change: The Seascape in Contemporary Photography", Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California, and International Center of Photography, New York
The Cathedral Project: Liz Deschenes, Kevin Larman, Donald Moffett, curated by Katherine Gass, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York
1998 "Sea Change: The Seascape in Contemporary Photography", curated by Trudy Wilner Stack (catalogue), Center for Creative Photography Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Tenri Bienale 1998 (catalogue), Doyusha Gallery, Tokyo; Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, Osaka; Hokutopia, Tokyo; Niigata Prefectural Civic Centre, Niigata; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka; and Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
1996 "Water", James Graham & sons, New York
Liz Deschenes, Drew Dominick, Susan Silas, Jose Freire Gallery, New York
1991 "Outrageous Desire", Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, DAB Galleries, New Brunswick, New Jersey


2004 Anonymous was a Woman Foundation
2000 Aaron Siskind Foundation Grant


2000 Photography About Photography, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
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