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Tara Donovan: Biographical Documents






Born 1969, New York, New York

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York



1991, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C., B.F.A.

1999, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, M.F.A. Sculpture



Tara Donovan: Fieldwork, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, September 21, 2018–January 27, 2019. (Catalogue)


Tara Donovan: Compositions, Pace London, 6 Burlington Gardens, January 24–March 9, 2018. (Joint catalogue with Palo Alto and New York Pace exhibitions)




Tara Donovan: Compositions (Cards), Krakow Witkin Gallery, Boston, September 16–November 4, 2017.


Tara Donovan, Pace Seoul, September 6–October 22 (extended through November 11), 2017.


Tara Donovan, Pace Gallery, 537 West 24th Street, New York, February 17–March 18, 2017. (Joint catalogue with Palo Alto and London Pace exhibitions)


Tara Donovan, Pace Palo Alto, California, January 26–March 5, 2017. (Catalogue)




Tara Donovan: Slinkys, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, California, February 6–April 2, 2016.


Tara Donovan: Slinkys, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, January 8–February 19, 2016.




Tara Donovan: Slinky®, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, October 25–December 5, 2015.


Tara Donovan, Jupiter Artland, Bonnington House Steadings, Wilkieston, Edinburgh, July 31–September 27, 2015.


Platform: Tara Donovan, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, July 4–October 18, 2015.


Tara Donovan, Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York, May 9–June 27 (extended through July 8), 2015. (Catalogue)


Tara Donovan, Pace Prints, New York, May 9–June 27, 2015.




Tara Donovan: Untitled, Pace Menlo Park, California, May 22–June 30 (extended through August 23), 2014.


Tara Donovan, Pace Gallery, 534 West 25th Street, New York, May 10–June 28 (extended through August 15), 2014.




Tara Donovan, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, February 8–May 20 (extended through July 28), 2013. Traveled to: Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany, September 29, 2013–March 16, 2014. (Catalogue)




Tara Donovan, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, June 23–August 1, 2012.


Currents 35: Tara Donovan, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, May 5–October 7, 2012. (Catalogue)




Tara Donovan: Pins, Garvey Simon Art Access, Carmel, Indiana, September 10–October 15, 2011.


Tara Donovan: Untitled (Mylar), 2011, The Pace Gallery, 545 West 22nd Street, New York, March 4–April 9, 2011.


Tara Donovan: Drawings (Pins), The Pace Gallery, 510 West 25th Street, New York, February 12–March 19, 2011. (Catalogue)




Tara Donovan: Untitled, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, April 4–August 1, 2010.




Tara Donovan, Lever House, New York, May 7–September 5, 2009.


Tara Donovan: New Drawings, PaceWildenstein, 32 East 57th Street, New York, April 10–May 2, 2009.




Tara Donovan, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, October 10, 2008–January 4, 2009. Traveled to: Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, February 7–May 11, 2009; Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, June 19–September 13, 2009; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, October 25, 2009–February 28, 2010. (Catalogue)




Tara Donovan at the Met, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 20, 2007–April 27 (extended through September 21), 2008.


Tara Donovan: Bubbles, Loops, & Spheres: Sculpture and Drawings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, July 5–August 25, 2007.


Tara Donovan, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, June 5–July 14, 2007.




Tara Donovan: Drawings and Sculpture, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, October 21–November 29, 2006.


Currents 98: Tara Donovan, Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri, September 15–November 26, 2006.


Tara Donovan: Colony, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, July 28, 2006–April 15, 2007.


Tara Donovan: Rubber Band Drawings, PaceWildenstein, 534 West 25th Street, New York, July 11–August 25, 2006.


Tara Donovan: New Work, PaceWildenstein, 545 West 22nd Street, New York, March 11–April 22, 2006.




Tara Donovan: Survey, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, January 30–May 31, 2005.




Project Room: Glass Cube, Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills, 2004.


Tara Donovan, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, September 26, 2004–May 15, 2005.


Hammer Projects: Tara Donovan, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, May 23–September 5, 2004. (Brochure)


Tara Donovan, The Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial, Cornish, New Hampshire, Summer 2004.


Tara Donovan, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, May 7–June 26, 2004. (Catalogue)




Tara Donovan: Haze, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, November 6–December 14, 2003 (Catalogue)


Tara Donovan: Drawings, Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, October 25–November 29, 2003.


Curve Series: Tara Donovan, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, September 12, 2003–January 4, 2004. (Brochure)


Tara Donovan: Transplanted, The Sculpture Garden at 590 Madison Avenue, New York, August 23–November 12, 2003.


Tara Donovan, Ace Gallery, New York, March 8–August 16, 2003.




Tara Donovan: Colony, Project Room, Ace Gallery, New York, November 17, 2001–May 15, 2002. Traveled to: Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, May 26–September 28, 2002.




Tara Donovan: Toothpicks 2000, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, November 25, 2000–February 2001.




Tara Donovan: Whorl, Hemicycle Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 15, 1999–January 17, 2000. (Brochure)




Tara Donovan: New Sculpture, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, March 20–April 18, 1998.


Tara Donovan: Resonances, Hemphill Fine Arts. Washington, D.C., January 14–February 14, 1998.