A multidisciplinary artist, Carol transformed the definition of art, especially discourse on the body, sexuality, and gender. The history of her work is characterized by research into archaic visual traditions, pleasure wrested from suppressive taboos, the body of the artist in dynamic relationship with the social body. Painting, photography, performance art and installation works shown at Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; Whitney Museum of American Art; Museum of Modern Art, NYC; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and most recently in a retrospective at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York entitled “Up To And Including Her Limits”. Film and video retrospectives Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, NY; National Film Theatre, London; Whitney Museum, NY; San Francisco Cinematheque; Anthology Film Archives, NYC. She has taught at many institutions including New York University, California Institute of the Arts, Bard College, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Recipient of a 1999 Art Pace International Artist Residency, San Antonio, Texas; Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (1997, 1998); 1993 Guggenheim Fellowship; Gottlieb Foundation Grant; National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME. Lifetime Achievement Award, College Art Association, 2000. Schneemann has published widely; books include Cezanne, She Was A Great Painter (1976), Early and Recent Work (1983); More Than Meat Joy: Performance Works and Selected Writings (1979, 1997). Forthcoming publications include Imaging Her Erotics, from MIT Press. A selection of her letters edited by Kristine Stiles is also forthcoming.

Carolee Schneemann
Fox Chase, 1939

Past Exhibitions

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting

22/10/2017 — 11/03/2018

Récits / Écrits

mfc-michèle didier
24/02/2017 — 22/04/2017

Solo Shows

MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Carolee Schneemann. Kinetic Painting

Galerie Lelong & Co., New York, Further Evidence – Exhibit B

The Merchant House, Amsterdam, Carolee Schneemann: Infinity Kisses

Hales Gallery, London, Carolee Schneemann: Water Light/Water Needle

Group Shows

ICA Miami, Miami, The Everywhere Studio
P.P.O.W, New York, Visual Notes for an Upside-Down World
mfc – michèle didier, Paris, récits / écrits

P.P.O.W, New York, Further Evidence – Exhibit A

Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford , if i can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution
Edelman Arts, New York, AFTERSHOCK | The Impact of Radical Art | (WARNING: CONTENT NOT SUITABLE FOR MINORS)

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Fox Chase Country of birth: USA Date of birth: 1939 Lives in: New York