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Lynda Benglis: Biographical Documents

 

LYNDA BENGLIS

 

SELECTED ONE-ARTIST EXHIBITIONS




DATES

Born 1941, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lives and works in New York and Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

EDUCATION

1964, Newcomb College, New Orleans, BFA



2019

 

Lynda Benglis: Over Air, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, May 3–June 28, 2019.

 

Lynda Benglis: Bird’s Nest, The Harwood Museum of Art, University of New Mexico, Taos, February 9–May 12, 2019.

 

Lynda Benglis: In the Realm of the Senses, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, November 21, 2019–March 2020.

 

2018

 

Lynda Benglis: Face Off, Kistefos-Museet, Jevnaker, Norway, opened on May 27, 2018.

 

Lynda Benglis, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, May 10–June 16, 2018.

 

Lynda Benglis, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, February 22–March 21, 2018. (Catalogue)

 

2017

 

Lynda Benglis, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, October 26–December 16, 2017.

 

2016

 

Benglis and the Baroque, Thomas Brambilla, Bergamo, Italy, December 10, 2016–February 25, 2017.

 

Lynda Benglis: Secrets, Bergen Assembly, KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Norway, October 28–November 13, 2016.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Work, Cheim & Read, New York, September 8–October 22, 2016. (Catalogue)

 

Cuerpos, Materia y Alma: Las Esculturas de Lynda Benglis / Bodies, Matter and Soul: The Sculptures of Lynda Benglis, Museo International del Barroco, Puebla, Mexico, September 3, 2016–March 31, 2017. (Catalogue)

 

Lynda Benglis: Adhesive Products, Bergen Assembly, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway, September 2–October 9, 2016.

 

Lynda Benglis: Double Albatross, Bergen Assembly, Kunstgarasjen, Bergen, Norway, April 30–May 1, 2016.

 

Lynda Benglis, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, April 22–October 30, 2016.

 

Lynda Benglis: Glacier Burger, Bergen Assembly, Bergen School of Architecture, Norway, April 9–May 1, 2016.

 

Lynda Benglis: Primary Structures (Paula’s Props), PRAXIS at Bergen Assembly 2016, KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Bergen Assembly, Norway, February 7–28, 2016.

 

Lynda Benglis, Dhaka Art Summit, Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 5–7, 2016.

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2015

 

Lynda Benglis: Water Sources, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, May 16–November 30, 2015.

 

Lynda Benglis, The Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, February 6–July 5, 2015.

 

2014

 

Lynda Benglis: Planar Device, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, September 4–October 4, 2014.

 

Lynda Benglis, Cheim & Read, New York, January 16–February 15, 2014.

 

2013

 

Great Hall Exhibitions: Lynda Benglis, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, September 15–October 30, 2013.

 

Lynda Benglis: Everything Flows, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, May 16–June 29, 2013.

 

2012

 

Lynda Benglis: Flow and Marks, Winner of the Erich Hauser Award 2012, Erich Hauser Art Foundation, Rottweil, Germany, July 21–August 26, 2012.

 

Lynda Benglis: Figures, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, Georgia, June 25, 2012–January 27, 2013.

 

Part One: New Works on Paper, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, April 5–May 31, 2012.

 

Lynda Benglis: Prints & Cast Paper 1970’s–2000’s, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2–May 2, 2012.

 

Lynda Benglis, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, February 9–March 17, 2012.

 

2011

 

Lynda Benglis Glass Masks, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas, June 16–July 30, 2011.

 

Fountains, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, February 7–March 11, 2011.

 

2010

 

Lynda Benglis: Flow and Flesh, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, November 19–December 30, 2010.

 

Wax’in Wane, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, June 11–July 31, 2010.

 

2009

 

Lynda Benglis, New Work, Cheim & Read, New York, November 19–December 19, 2009.

 

Lynda Benglis, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands, June 20–October 4, 2009. Traveled to: Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, November 4, 2009–January 24, 2010; Le Consortium, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Dijon, France, April 2–June 20, 2010; Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, October 1, 2010–January 9, 2011; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, February 9–June 19, 2011; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, July 31–October 10, 2011.

 

2008

 

Lynda Benglis as Printmaker: A 30-Year Retrospective of Editions and Monotypes, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, September 5–December 13, 2008.

 

Lynda Benglis: Shape Shifters, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, March 7–April 12, 2008.

 

2007

 

Lynda Benglis: Wax Paintings & Ceramic Sculptures, Texas Gallery, Houston, July 10–August 10–September 11, 2007.

 

Art Matters 11: Lynda Benglis, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, May 2–July 29, 2007.

 

2006

 

Lynda Benglis, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida, 2006.

 

New Work by Lynda Benglis, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York, September 9–October 24, 2006.

 

Lynda Benglis: Pleated, Knotted, Poured…, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, May 19–June 30, 2006.

 

2005

 

Lynda Benglis: Ceramic Sculpture, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, September 7–October 8, 2005.

 

Lynda Benglis, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan, April 22–June 18, 2005.

 

2004

 

Lynda Benglis: Ceramic Sculpture, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, April 16–May 22, 2004.

 

Lynda Benglis: A Sculpture Survey 1969-2004, Cheim & Read, New York, February 26–April 3, 2004.

 

2003

 

Lynda Benglis, Toomey Tourell, San Francisco, November 13, 2003–January 3, 2004.

 

Lynda Benglis: Sculptures, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, December 4, 2003–June 30, 2004.

 

2002

 

Lynda Benglis Soft Off, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, April 18–May 31, 2002.

 

Lynda Benglis: Ceramic Sculpture, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, January 8–February 16, 2002.

 

2001

 

Echoes (Selection of Works on Paper), Riemba Gallery, Los Angeles, 2001.

 

New Work, Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, March 1–March 30, 2001.

 

2000

 

Lynda Benglis: Hot Spots, Texas Gallery, Houston, November 18–December 12, 2000.

 

Stacked, Forced, Pinched: Clay and Bronze Works by Lynda Benglis, Meadows Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana, 2000.

 

Lynda Benglis: A Decade of Ideas, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, October 12–December 2, 2000.

 

Lynda Benglis: Materials Girl, curated by Michael Klein, Meadows Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana, March 11–June 11, 2000.

 

Lynda Benglis, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, March 5–April 23, 2000.

 

1999

 

Lynda Benglis: Wols: Photographs of the 1930s, Cheim & Read, New York, October 19–November 13, 1999.

Kappatos Gallery

 

Lynda Benglis, Sculpture, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana May 1–June 1, 1999.

 

1998

 

Dynamic Silhouette, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, November 26, 1998–January 23, 1999.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Sculpture and a Screening of “Female Sensibility” from 1973, Cheim & Read, New York, September 12–October 10, 1998.

 

1997

 

Lynda Benglis, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, November 7–December 20, 1997.

 

Lynda Benglis: Hidden Agenda, Challery Chemould, Bombay, August 25–September 5, 1997.

 

Lynda Benglis: Hidden Agenda, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, India, June 9–13, 1997.

 

Lynda Benglis: Selected Wall Reliefs, Elizabeth Mayer Fine Art, New York, April 9–May 17, 1997.

 

1996

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New Monotypes: Landscapes & Fetishes, Quartet Editions, New York, November 6–December 21, 1996.

 

Lynda Benglis: Ceramics, Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, November 6–December 31, 1996.

 

1995

 

Lynda Benglis, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, November 1995.

 

Lynda Benglis, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7–October 31, 1995.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Wall & Glass Sculpture, Heath Gallery, Atlanta, September 16–November 4, 1995.

 

1994

 

Lynda Benglis: ChimeraRecent Ceramic Sculpture, Harwood Foundation Museum, Taos, December 9, 1994–February 4, 1995. Traveled to: Boulder Museum of Art, Colorado, March 10–April 30, 1995; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, November 17–January 14, 1996; University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, January 29–February 24, 1996; University of North Texas, Denton, October 10–November 11, 1997; Forum Kunst Rottweil, Germany, February 7–March 29, 1998; Galerie Six Friedrich & Lisa Ungar, Munich, May 7–June 9, 1998; Galerie Charim Klocker, Vienna, June 18–July 31, 1998.

 

Lynda Benglis: Wax Paintings, Heath Gallery, Atlanta, May 21–July 30, 1994.

 

Wax Paintings, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, February 4–February 26, 1994.

 

1993

 

Lynda Benglis: From the Furnace, Auckland City Art Center, Auckland, New Zealand, October 1993. (Catalogue)

 

Lynda Benglis, Gow-Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, October 1993.

 

Lynda Benglis: Ceramic Sculpture, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, March 8–April 15, 1993.

 

Clothed and Unclothed: Recent Sculpture, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, January 15–February 15, 1993.

 

1992

 

Lynda Benglis, Heath Gallery, Atlanta, November 17, 1992–January 9, 1993.

 

1991

 

Lynda Benglis, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, September 5–October 5, 1991.

 

New Works, Tilden Foley Gallery, New Orleans, May 31–June 30, 1991.

 

Lynda Benglis: Dual Natures, Retrospective, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, January 29–March 3, 1991. Traveled to: Contemporary Art Center and New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana June 1–August 4, 1991); San Jose Museum of Art, California, September 15–November 1, 1991. (Catalogue)

 

Recent Work, Heath Gallery, Atlanta, January 27–March 29, 1991.

 

1990

 

Lynda Benglis: Tropies, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, September 4–September 29, 1990.

 

Lynda Benglis, Sena Galleries West, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 24–September 14, 1990.

 

Lynda Benglis: Sculpture and Silk Paintings, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Washington, August 2–August 31, 1990.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Sculpture, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, March 23–May 10, 1990.

 

1989

 

Florida Fan Dance: A Palmetto Series. Monotype Prints by Lynda Benglis, Michael Murphy Gallery, Tampa, Florida, April 7–April 30, 1989.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, July 8–August 12, 1989.

 

Lynda Benglis, Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, April 1–May 10, 1989.

 

1988

 

Lynda Benglis, Full Gross Gallery, San Francisco, December 6, 1988–January 7, 1989.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Sculpture, Texas Gallery, Houston, October 18–November 19, 1988

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Sculpture and Works on Paper, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, April 9–May 14, 1988.

 

1987

 

Lynda Benglis: New Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, May 16–June 20, 1987.

 

Lynda Benglis: Monoprints/Windy Hill Series, Landfall Press, New York, April 1987.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Sculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, March 25–April 18, 1987.

 

1986

 

Lynda Benglis: Glass, Dart Gallery, Chicago, October 1986.

 

Lynda Benglis, Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, April 23–May 22, 1986.

 

Lynda Benglis, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, April 3–May 3, 1986.

 

1985

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Wall Pieces and Glass Sculpture, Heath Gallery, Atlanta, November 16–December 14, 1985.

 

Glass, Dart Gallery, Chicago, October 18–November 10, 1985.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Works in Glass, Susanne Hilbery Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, September 28–October 26, 1985.

 

Lynda Benglis: Works in Glass, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, February 16–March 23, 1985. (Catalogue)

 

1984

 

Lynda Benglis: New Sculpture, Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, October 20–November 7, 1984.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Sculptures, The Texas Gallery, Houston, September 11–October 20, 1984.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Sculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, March 22–April 14, 1984.

 

Lynda Benglis at First City Center, Cadillac Fairview First City Center, Dallas, January 18, 1984.

 

1983

 

Lynda Benglis, Dart Gallery, Chicago, November 5–December 7, 1983.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Sculpture, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, June 17–July 30, 1983.

 

1982

 

Lynda Benglis, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, November 3–November 27, 1982.

 

Benglis: ΕΙΩΛΑ, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, October 30–November 27, 1982.

 

Lynda Benglis: Flux & Fusion: An Exhibition of Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, January 15–February 20, 1982.

 

Lynda Benglis: Sculpture and Works on Paper, Okun-Thomas Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, January 9–February 6, 1982.

 

1981

 

Lynda Benglis: Sculptures, Texas Gallery, Houston, December 5, 1981–January 2, 1982.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Gold Pieces, Jacksonville Art Museum, Florida, November 5–December 29, 1981.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Work, Dart Gallery, Chicago, October 9–November 4, 1981.

 

Lynda Benglis: Drawings from India, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, April 26–May 18, 1981.

 

Lynda Benglis: Indian Wood Blocks, Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium, March 22–April 14, 1981.

 

Lynda Benglis, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, February 3–March 7, 1981.

 

1980

 

Lynda Benglis: New Work, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, November 22–December 31, 1980.

 

Lynda Benglis, Woodland Gallery, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 1980.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Works, David Heath Gallery, Atlanta, September 20–October 16, 1980.

 

Lynda Benglis: Aquanots, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, September 16–October 11, 1980.

 

Fans (Air) Kites (Air) Airport (Air). Lynda Benglis: “Patang.” The Atlanta Airport Commission and New Works Executed in Ahmedabad, India, Texas Gallery, Houston, June 14–July 9, 1980.

 

Recent Works by Lynda Benglis, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Oregon, May 10–June 13, 1980.

 

Lynda Benglis, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, March 22–April 12, 1980.

 

Lynda Benglis 1968–1978, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, February 8–March 6, 1980. Traveled to: Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, March 19–April 27, 1980.

 

1979

 

Lynda Benglis, Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium, June 11–December 31, 1979.

 

Lynda Benglis: Recent Works, Georgia State University Art Gallery, Atlanta, October 26–November 16, 1979.

 

Lynda Benglis: Bodies and Fans, Hansen-Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, October 23–November 20, 1979.

 

Lynda Benglis: Wall Sculptures and Floor Installations, Real Art Ways, New Haven, Connecticut, October 5–November 3, 1979.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Works, Dart Gallery, Chicago, May 11–June 8, 1979.

 

Lynda Benglis: New Works, Texas Gallery, Houston, January 17–February 10, 1979.

 

1978

 

Lynda Benglis, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, November 11–December 9, 1978.

 

1977

 

Lynda Benglis, Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1977.

 

Lynda Benglis Presents the Amazing Bow-Wow, The Kitchen, New York, October 18–20, 1976.

 

7 Come 11: A Series of Recent Sculpture by Lynda Benglis, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, May 20–June 30, 1977.

 

Lynda Benglis: Copper Knots and Floor Sculpture, Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, November 4–30, 1977.

 

1976

 

Lynda Benglis: Videotapes, AND/OR, Seattle, Washington, December 4–December 8, 1976.

 

Lynda Benglis: Metallized Knots and Wax Paintings, Paula Cooper Gallery, Los Angeles, May 1–May 22, 1976.

 

1975

 

Lynda Benglis, Texas Gallery, Houston, November 8–29, 1975.

 

Lynda Benglis: Moving Polaroids, The Kitchen, New York, November 8–November 16, 1975.

 

Lynda Benglis: Sculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, November 8–December 3, 1975.

 

Physical and Psychological Moments in Time: A First Retrospective of the Video Work of Lynda Benglis, Fine Arts Center Gallery, State University of New York College at Oneonta, New York, January 29–February 26, 1975. Traveled to: the Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

 

1974

 

Lynda Benglis: Knots, Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, October 29–November 23, 1974.

 

Lynda Benglis Presents Metallized Knots, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, May 4–May 29, 1974.

 

1973

 

Sparkle Knots, The Clocktower, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York. December 6, 1973–January 20, 1974.

 

Lynda Benglis, Texas Gallery, Houston, November 18–December 10, 1973.

 

Lynda Benglis, Jack Glenn Gallery, Corona Del Mar, California, July 21–August 10, 1973.

 

Dimensional Paintings and Vidotapes, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Oregon, June 13–July 15, 1973.

 

Lynda Benglis: Paintings and Videotapes, Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, May 2–May 26, 1973.

 

Lynda Benglis: Video Tapes, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, February 17–March 10, 1973. Traveled to: Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, March 13–March 25, 1973.

 

1972

 

Lynda Benglis: Wax Paintings, Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, February 1–26, 1972.

 

1971

 

Lynda Benglis, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, September 25–October 21, 1971.

 

Lynda Benglis: Polyurethane Foam, Two-Component System, Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August November 8–December 17, 1971.

 

The Kansas State University Union Art Gallery and the Kansas State University Department of Art Invitational Exhibition ’71, Union Art Galleries, Kansas State University, Manhattan, February 4–March 13, 1971.

 

1970

 

Lynda Benglis, Galerie Hans Müller, Cologne, June 26–July 23, 1970.

 

Lynda Benglis, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas, May 23–June 21, 1970.

 

Lynda Benglis, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, February 8–March 4, 1970.

 

1969

 

Lynda Benglis, Main Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, 1969.

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