ROBERT GOBER

Born: Wallingford, CT, 1954

Education: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, B.A., 1976
Tyler School of Art, Rome, 1974

Currently lives and works in New York.

Selected One-Person Exhibitions:

2015
Haunted House, Fondazione Prada, Milan

2014
The Heart Is Not a Metaphor, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)

2013
Sculpture Drawings Studies, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles

2012
Work 1976-2007, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel

2008
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2007
Work 1976–2006, Schaulager, Basel
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2005
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

2003
Displacements, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo (catalogue)

2001
U.S. Pavilion, Venice Biennale (catalogue)

1999
Sculpture + Drawing, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Traveled to Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (catalogue)

1998
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (catalogue)

1997
The Geffen Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (catalogue)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1996
Galerie Max Hetlzer, Berlin

1995
Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (catalogue)

1994
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1993
Serpentine Gallery, London. Traveled to Tate Liverpool (catalogue)

1992
Dia Center for the Arts, New York (catalogue)

1991
Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris. Traveled to Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (catalogue)

1990
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Traveled to Kunsthalle Bern (catalogue)

1989
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1988
Tyler Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia (catalogue)
The Art Institute of Chicago
Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne

1987
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1986
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

1985
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

1984
Slides of a Changing Painting, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017
The Beginning of Everything: Drawings from the Janie C. Lee, Louisa Stude Sarofim, and David Whitney Collections, The Menil Collection, Houston
The Transported Man, The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing
Living Apart Together, Hammer Museum, University of California at Los Angeles

2016
Passages in Modern Art: 1946 - 1996, Dallas Museum of Art
Artists, Writers, and Readers, HM Prison Reading, United Kingdom
Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Ronna and Eric Hoffman Galery of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Dancing with Myself: Self-Portrait and Self-Invention of Works from the Pinault Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Reshaped Reality: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterry, Mexico
Non-Fiction, Museum of Contemporary Art; The Underground Museum, Los Angeles
Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible, Metropolitan Museum of Art at The Met Breuer, New York (catalogue)
Urs Fischer - False Friends, Museum of Art History in Geneva
The Secret of the Hanging Egg: Salvador Dalí at the Menil, The Menil Collection, Houston
Printed Stories, de Young, San Francisco
Sculpture on the Move 1946-2016, Kunstmuseum Basel
The Campaign for Art: Contemporary, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (catalogue)
Hyper-realist Sculpture 1973-2016, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao. Traveled to ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (catalogue)
Surrealism and Beyond, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdamn, Netherlands
A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2015
The World Is Made of Stories: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
The Duchamp Effect, Seattle Art Museum
Connections and Context, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
The New Contemporary, Art Institute of Chicago (catalogue)
Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Traveled to Centre Pompidou, Paris (catalogue)
No Place Like Home, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
Good Morning America, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
10 Sculptures, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles
Future Present, Schaulager, Basel
Art AIDS America, Tacoma Art Museum, WA. Travled to Bronx Museum of Art, New York; Alphawood Gallery, Alphawood Foundation, Chicago
Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Opening the Box: Unpacking Minimalism, The George Economou Collection, Athens
The Venetians: Selections from Five Decades of Gemini G.E.L. Biennale Artists, Gemini G.E.L., New York
Flying Over the Abyss, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
The Great Mother, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan
America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham. Travels to Tate Liverpool
Schlaflos - Das Bett in Geschichte und Gegenwartskunst (Sleepless - The bed in history and contemporary art), 21er Haus, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna (catalogue)
La La La Human Steps, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdamn
LIFT:Contemporary Printmaking in the Third Dimension, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Concrete Infinity, MOCA Grand Avenue, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Omnivore's Dilemma: Visualized, Contemporary Art Galleries, School of Fine Arts, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
The Untold Want, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2014
PERFECT LOVERS. Art in the Time of AIDS, Fundació Suñol, Barcelona
TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT: Institution. Image. Ideology., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX. Traveled to The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
Propaganda für die Wirklichkeit, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989, David Zwirner Gallery, New York
Body Doubles, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Disturbing Innocence, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
Art at the Center: 75 Years of Walker Collections, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The Permanent Collection: Art. Illuminated., Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

2013
Christopher Wool, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Will travel to Art Institute of Chicago (catalogue).
Homebodies, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
From Death to Death and Other Small Tales: Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Art & D. Daskalopoulos Collection, The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York
I, You, We, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Out of the Ordinary, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Encyclopedic Palace, Venice Biennale
Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life Since 1969, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
A Place in Two Dimensions, Museo Jumex, Mexico City

2012
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Visual Conversations: Selections from the Collection, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York
A Window on the World. From Dürer to Mondrian and Beyond, Museo Cantonale d’Arte and Museo d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland
Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Traveled to Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Lifelike, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Traveled to New Orleans Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin. Will travel to Phoenix Museum of Art
Art and Press, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Schaulager Satellite, Messeplatz Basel / Art Basel
Theater of the World, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Australia
Funny, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
The Shock of the News, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

2011
Of Weeds and Wildness: Nature in Black & White, Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY
Contemporary Collecting: The Judith Neisser Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago
Art & Fashion. Between Skin and Clothing, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Everybody’s Autobiography, Center For Creative Arts, St. Louis
Midnight Party, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
After the Gold Rush: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
No Substitute, Glenstone Foundation, Potomac, MD
CLAP, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Contemporary Collections (From 1960 to Present), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
The Luminous Interval: D.Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
Absentee Landlord, curated by John Waters, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
MMK 1991-2001: 20 Years of Presence, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
One, Another, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
In the Name of the Artists: Classics of Contemporary Art From the Astrup Fearnley Collection, São Paulo Biennial Pavillion
The Air We Breathe, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Re-View, Arthur M. Sackler Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Common Objects: Pop Art From the Collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Circa 1986: The 80s from Six Important New York Art Collections, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Recent Acquisitions From The Grunwald Center For The Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles

2010
Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Disembodied, Aspen Art Museum
Genuine Illusions: The Art of Trompe L'oeil, Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg
Walls Are Talking: Wallpaper, Art and Culture, The Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Contemporary Collecting: Selections from the Donna and Howard Stone Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago

Contemporary Art from the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Traveled to Kunsthaus Zürich

Invisible Shadows: Images of Uncertainty, Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany

New Work: Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Martin Honert, Charles Ray, Terry Winters, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Americanana, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York

Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York

Ordinary Madness, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Drawing in Progress, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, England
Slides of a Changing Painting, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver

2009
Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT (catalogue)

Subversive Spaces: Surrealism and Contemporary Art, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England; Compton Verney, Warwickshire, England; and Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, Norwich, England (catalogue)

Confronting History: Contemporary Artists Envision the Past, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
A Guest + A Host = A Ghost - Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens

Holbein to Tillmans: Prominent Guests from the Kunstmuseum Basel, Schaulager, Basel (catalogue)

Silences un propos de Marin Karmitz, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de la Ville de Strasbourg, France (catalogue)

Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)

This is Sculpture, Tate Liverpool
Everywhere. LGBTQ Politics in Art, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Selections from the Contemporary Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago

and Museum Brandhorst, Münich

Mapping the Studio, Punta della Dogana and Palazzo Grassi, Venice (catalogue)

Specials, High Line, New York

Body in Fragments, The Menil Collection, Houston

The Art of Fashion: Installing Allusions, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

From Dürer to Gober. 101 Master Drawings from the Kupferstichkabinett of the Kunstmuseum Basel, edited by Christian Müller, Kunstmuseum Basel (catalogue)

Absence is the Highest Form of Presence, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

The Modern Wing, The Art Institute of Chicago

20th Century Reinstallation, The Menil Collection, Houston

Chasing Napoleon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Focus on Artists: Selections from the Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The Newest Collection, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Amerikana, NGBK, Berlin

Event Horizon, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Beg Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami. Traveled to The Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA (catalogue)

Where do we go from here? Selections from La Colección Jumex, Bass Museum of Art, Miami

2008
Attention to Detail, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York

Broken Home 1997/2007, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Collecting Collections, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

How Artists Draw: Toward the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center, The Menil Collection, Houston

Make Art/Stop AIDS, Fowler Museum, Los Angeles

Kavalierstart 1978 – 1982: Aufbruch in die Kunst der 80er, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

Highlights from the Permanent Collection, 1980-2005, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles


NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, The Menil Collection, Houston. Traveled to MoMA PS1, New York and Miami Art Museum
(catalogue)

Wunderkammer: A Century of Curiosities, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Listen Darling…The World Is Yours, The Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
Here Is Every. Four Decades of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Passageworks, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Reality Check: Truth and Illusion in Contemporary Photography, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 

Notations: The Closing Decade, Philadelphia Museum of Art

You Can't Go Home Again, HISK/Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent, Belgium 

Artist's Choice: Vik Muniz, Rebus, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Strange Bodies: Figurative Works from the Hirshhorn Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Text/Messages: Books by Artists, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

2007

Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art

Das Kapital: Blue Chips and Masterpieces, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

UBS Openings: Drawings From the UBS Art Collection, Tate Modern, London

Sequence 1, Palazzo Grassi, Venice (catalogue)

Paper, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York
The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Dream & Trauma: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Edit! Photography and Film in the Ellipse Collection, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal

All the More Real: Portrayals of Intimacy and Empathy, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Destroy Athens: 1st Athens Biennial, Technopolis of the City of Athens

The Third Mind, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Art in the USA: 300 Years of Innovation, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao (catalogue)

Two Years, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Contemporary, Cool and Collected, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Five Works in Bronze: Darren Almond, Robert Gober, Ellsworth Kelly, Willem de Kooning, Rebecca Warren, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2006
The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974-1984, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York. Traveled to the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh and the Austin Museum of Art , Austin, TX (catalogue)

Recent Drawings: Robert Gober, Roni Horn, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Brice Marden, Ken Price, Charles Ray, Terry Winters, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Twice Drawn, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Beyond Real: Surrealist Photography and Sculpture from Bay Area Collections, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Contemporary Masterworks: Saint Louis Collects, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

Into Me/Out of Me, MoMA PS1, New York. Traveled to KW Berlin and Macro al Mattatoio Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome (catalogue)

UBS Openings: Tate Modern Collection 2006 Domestic Incidents, Tate Modern, London

Artist's Choice: Herzog & de Meuron, Perception Restrained, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Full House: Views of the Whitney's Collection at 75, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

New York, New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Cinema, Performance, Photography and Video, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco (catalogue)

The Eighth Square: Gender, Life, and Desire in the Visual Arts since 1960, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Out of Time: A Contemporary View, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

WaxWorks, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

Artists at Work: Instruction Drawings from the Collection of Gilbert and Lila Silverman, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
More Than the World: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

Transitional Objects: Contemporary Still Life, Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
Small Sculpture, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Collection in Context: Rachel Harrison, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
The '80s: A Topology, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal (catalogue)

Wrestle, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Art Metropole: The Top 100, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (catalogue)

Un salon pour Louise Bourgeois, Foundation De Elf Lijnen, Oudenberg, Belgium (catalogue)

Photography and the Self: The Legacy of F. Holland Day, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


2005
Mixed-Up Childhood, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand (catalogue)

Extra-Ordinary: The Everyday Object in American Art, New York State Museum, Albany, NY. Traveled to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN and The Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Masters of Illusion: 150 Years of Trompe l'Oeil in America, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Artists & Prints: Part 2, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Quartet: Barney, Gober, Levine, Walker, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Robert Gober: The Meat Wagon, The Menil Collection, Houston (catalogue)

Shadowland: An Exhibition as a Film, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

The Shape of Time, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fundaciòn Marcelino Botín, Santander, Spain (catalogue)

Water, Water, Everywhere Nor Any Drop to Drink, Scottsdale Museum of Art, Scottsdale, AZ (catalogue)

Mo(nu)ments! Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

The Blake Byrne Collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (catalogue)

Douglas Gordon's The VANITY of Allegory, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin 

Artists & Prints: Part 3, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Farsites-Urban Crisis and Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico. Traveled to San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
Drawing from the Modern, 1975-2005, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Spinning the Web- the eBay Connection, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

Convulsive Beauty: Selections from The Menil Collection, The Menil Collection, Houston

Minimalism and Beyond, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis (catalogue)

Part Object, Part Sculpture, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Flashback: Revisiting the Art of the 80's, Kunstmuseum Basel

2004
The Big Eat in Art, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany (catalogue)
Repulsion, University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Comportamientos actuales del Dibujo (Arte Termita contra Elefante Blanco), Fundación ICO, Madrid (catalogue)
Mike Kelley: The Uncanny, Tate Liverpool. Traveled to Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna (catalogue)
Symbolic Space, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (catalogue)
Off the Wall: Works from the JP Morgan Chase Collection, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT (catalogue)
North Fork/South Fork: East End Art Now, Part I, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (catalogue)
Open, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
Monument to Now, Deste Foundation, Athens
Between Art and Life: The Painting and Sculpture Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
SITE Santa Fe’s Fifth International Biennial: Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque, SITE Santa Fe
Gyroscope, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Schöner Wohnen, kunst van heden voor alle dagen, BE-PART Platform voor actuele kunst, Waregem, Belgium (catalogue)
Mirrorical Returns: Marcel Duchamp and 20th Century Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka. Traveled to Yokohama Museum, Yokohama, Japan (catalogue)
Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Sculpture, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

2003
Imperfect Innocence: The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore. Traveled to Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL (catalogue)
Pleasures of Collecting: Part II, 20th Century & Contemporary Art, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
On the Wall: Wallpaper by Contemporary Artists, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (catalogue)
Off the Press: Re-Contextualizing the Newspaper in Contemporary Art, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
Group exhibition of works from the collection, Tate Modern, London
Strangely Familiar: Approaches to Scale in the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York State Museum, Albany
Faking Real, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York
Micropolitics II: 1989-90, Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castello, Castello, Spain
On the Wall: Wallpaper and Tableau, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia (catalogue)
An International Legarcy: Selections from the Carnegie Museum of Art, Oklahoma City Art Museum. Traveled to Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV and Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL (catalogue)
Coollustre, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France (catalogue)
Delays and Revolutions, Padiglione Italia, 50th Venice Biennale (catalogue)
Bull’s Eye: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark
Artists’ Gifts, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Group exhibition of contemporary photographs from the collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Sculpture: Darren Almond, Peter Fischli David Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Ugo Rondinone, Tony Smith, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Undomesticated Interiors, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA (catalogue)
Artist’s Choice: Mona Hatoum, Here is Elsewhere, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2002
Second Skin, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England (catalogue)
Walk Around Time: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Group exhibition of the Contemporary Art Collection of Fundacion "la Caixa", CaixaForum, Barcelona
New York Renaissance: Masterworks from the Collection of Whitney Museum of American Art, Palazzo Reale, Milan (catalogue)
Startkapital, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (catalogue)
Realitetsfantasier - Post Modern Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
HAUTNAH < The Goetz Collection, Museum Villa Stuck, Münich
Another World: Twelve Bedroom Stories, Neues Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
To Be Looked At: Painting and Sculpture from the Collection, MoMA QNS, New York
The Museum, the Collection, the Director and his Loves, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Transformer, Porin Taidemuseo, Pori, Finland
Shopping – A Century of Art and Consumer Culture, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt. Traveled to Tate Liverpool (catalogue)
Miami Currents: Linking Collection and Community, Miami Art Museum
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2001
A Room of Their Own: From Arbus to Gober, The Geffen Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Body Space, The Baltimore Museum of Art
Points of Departure: Connecting with Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Change of Scene XIX, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Collaborations with Parkett: 1984 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Jheronimus Bosch, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donné Papermill, organized by Dieu Donné Papermill, Inc., New York. Traveled to Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore; Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY; Milwaukee Art Museum; and the Fort Wayne Museum, Fort Wayne, IN
Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA. Traveled to Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; and the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Best Impressions: 35 Years of Prints from Gemini G.E.L., The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Desire Admire Acquire, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
The Inward Eye: Transcendence in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
From Baselitz to Warhol. Drawings from the Karl August Burckhardt-Koechlin-Fonds, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel

2000
Interventions: New Art in Unconventional Spaces, Milwaukee Art Museum (catalogue)
Fact/Fiction: Contemporary Art that Walks the Line, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Outbound: Passages from the 90s, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (catalogue)
Walker Evans and Company, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Traveled to Getty Center, Los Angeles
Potent/Present: Selections from the Vicki & Kent Logan Collection, California College of Arts and Crafts (CCAC), San Francisco (catalogue)
Vanitas, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (catalogue)
Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2000 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Presumed Innocent, Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux (catalogue)
13 Alumni Artists, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT (catalogue)
Around 1984: a Look at Art in the Eighties, MoMA PS1, New York
Brandhorst Collection, Bayerische Staatsgeméldesammlungen, Münich (catalogue)
Museum, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo (catalogue)
MAN - Body in Art from 1950 - 2000, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Skovvej, Denmark
Century of Innocence, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden. Traveled to Liljevachs Kunsthalle, Stockholm (catalogue)
The Swamp: On the Edge of Eden, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
The Cities Collect, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Open Ends: Innocence and Experience, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Change of Scene XVIII, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Creating Perfection: Shaker Objects and Their Affinities, Seattle Art Museum
Open Ends: Actual Size, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Hypermental: Rampant Reality 1950-2000 from Salvador Dali to Jeff Koons, Kunsthaus Zürich. Traveled to Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg and Rudolfinum, Prague
Highlights from the Permanent Collection: Pollock to Today, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Drawings & Photographs, Benefit Exhibition for Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc. at Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1999
Three Stanzas: Miroslaw Balka, Robert Gober, and Seamus Heaney, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (catalogue)
The Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection of Modern Art, Seattle Art Museum (catalogue)
Art at Work: Forty Years of The Chase Manhattan Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Crosscurrents: New Art from MoMA, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Drawn from Artists' Collections, The Drawing Center, New York. Traveled to the Hammer Museum of Art, University of California, Los Angeles (catalogue)
Trouble Spot. Painting, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium (catalogue)
Signs of Life: Melbourne International Biennial, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne (catalogue)
House of Sculpture, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX. Traveled to Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico
The Body in Question: Tracing, Displacing, and Remaking the Human Figure in Contemporary Art, The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
20 Years/20 Artists, Aspen Art Museum (catalogue)
Art in Our Time: 1950 to the Present, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
IMPACT: Revealing Sources for Contemporary Art, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
Calendar 2000, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 (Part II, 1950-2000), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Contemporary Narratives in American Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT
I'm Not Here: Constructing Identity at the Turn of the Century, Curated by Sean Mellyn and Jonathan VanDyke, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Object Lessons: Selections from the Robert J. Schiffler Foundation, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

1998
Wounds, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (catalogue)
100 Years of Sculpture: From the Pedastal to the Pixel, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Reality Bites: Approaches to Representation in American Sculpture, The Chicago Cultural Center
Inner Eye: Contemporary Art from the Marc & Livia Straus Collection, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL. Traveled to The Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; The Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY (catalogue)
The 80’s, Culturgest, Lisbon (catalogue)
Change of Scene XIV, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA. Traveled to Instituo Cultural Caba–as & Museo De Las Artes, Guadalajara, Mexico and Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (catalogue)
Voor het verdwijnt en daarna, S.M.A.K. in Watou, Belgium, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (catalogue)
Dreams for the Next Century: A View of the Collection, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
What Remains, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands (catalogue)
Emotion - Young British and American Artists from the Goetz Collection, Deichtorhallen Hamburg (catalogue)
Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art (catalogue)
EXTENSIONS: Aspects of the Figure, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT (catalogue)
Die Parkett-Kunstlereditionen im Museum Ludwig, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Absolut Secret, Benefit Exhibition for Royal College of Art, London, New York Studio School, New York and David McKee Gallery, New York

1997
Figurative Graphik und Photographie nach 1977, Die Graphische Sammlung, Geschlossene Gesellschaft, Zürich
Change of Scene XI, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
This End Up: Selections from the Robert J. Schiffler Collection, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art
De-Genderism, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo (catalogue)
Die Sammlung Scharpff in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg (catalogue)
Recent Photographic Acquisitions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Veronica's Revenge: Oeuvres photographiques de la Lambert Art Collection, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva. Traveled to Deichtorhallen Hamburg (catalogue)
Inside, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
Exhibition of the Collection Ackermans, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany (catalogue)
Gothic, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Traveled to Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (catalogue)
The Compulsion to Remember, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
The Age of Modernism - Art in the 20th Century, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (catalogue)
Apocalyptic Wallpaper: Robert Gober, Abigail Lane, Virgil Marti & Andy Warhol, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (catalogue)
Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Traveled to Hayward Gallery, London (catalogue)
Selections From The Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Identity Crisis: Self Portraiture at the End of the Century, Milwaukee Art Museum. Traveled to Aspen Art Museum (catalogue)
A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the Werner & Elaine Dannheisser Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
Body, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (catalogue)
Check in!, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (catalogue)
A House is Not a Home, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden (catalogue)
The Quick and the Dead: Artists and Anatomy, Royal College of Art, London. Traveled to Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, England; City Art Gallery, Leeds, England and the Musée d'art et d'historie, Geneva (catalogue)
Heart, Body, Mind, Soul: American Art in the 1990s, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Silent & Violent: Selected Artists’ Editions, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (catalogue)

1996
Group exhibition, Musée d'art Contemporain, Nimes, France (1996)
Composing a Collection: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Everything that’s Interesting is New: The Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens School of Fine Arts (catalogue)
Handmade Readymades, curated by Thomas Weaver, Hunter College, New York (catalogue)
Legende I, Museet fur Samtids Kunst, Roskilde, Denmark (catalogue)
Deformations: Aspects of the Modern Grotesque, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Continuity and Contradiction: A New Look at the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Dissonant Wounds: Zones of Display/Metaphors of Atrophy, Center for Curatorial Studies and Art in Contemporary Culture, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
A Century of American Drawing: from the collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Szenenwechsel X, Museum für Modern Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Distemper: Dissonant Themes in the Art of the 1990s, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (catalogue)
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards 1980-95, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
Magritte, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montreal (catalogue)
Wandering About in the Future: New Tate Acquisitions, Tate Liverpool
Avant-premiére d'un musée - Le Musée d'Art Contemporain de Gand, Institut Nerlandais, Paris
Blurring the Boundaries: Installation Art 1969 - 1996, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA. Traveled to Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, IA; Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (catalogue)
Playpen & Corpus Delirium, Kunsthalle Zürich (catalogue)
Views from Abroad 2: European Perspectives on American Art 2, (co-curated by Jean-Christophe Amman and Mario Kramer), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Traveled to Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main (catalogue)
{Open Secrets} Seventy Pictures on Paper: 1815 to the Present, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Traveled to Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco (catalogue)
René Magritte: Die Kunst der Konversation, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (catalogue)
30th Anniversary Temple University Rome Program Exhibition, Temple Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia

1995
In a Different Light, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley (catalogue)
Ars 95 Helsinki, Museum of Contemporary Art/ Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki
Fashion is a Verb, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
Micromegas: Miniatures and Monstrosities, American Center, Paris. Traveled to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Altered States: American Art in the 90’s, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis (catalogue)
L’Immagine Riflessa: Una selezione di fotografia contemporanea dalla collezione LAC, Svizzera, Museo Pecci, Prato, Italy
Into a New Museum: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions, Part 2, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Rites of Passage: Art for The End of the Century, Tate Gallery, London (catalogue)
Sleeper: Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Guillermo Kuitca, Doris Salcedo, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA (catalogue)
Contemporary Drawing: Exploring the Territory, Aspen Art Museum (catalogue)
Economies of Scale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Altered and Irrational: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Feminin/masculin: le sexe de l’art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (catalogue)
Signs & Wonders, Kunsthaus Zürich. Traveled to Centro Galego De Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (catalogue)
The Carnegie International 1995, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (catalogue)
Das Americas, Museo de Arte de São Paulo (catalogue)
Faculty Work on Paper, Yale University, New Haven, CT
A Glimpse of the Norton Collection as Revealed by Kim Dingle, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

1994
Change of Scene V, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Drawings: Reaffirming the Media, University of Missouri- Kansas City Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO (catalogue)
Interiors: Some work from the Permanent MOCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
30 Years, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (catalogue)
Zimmer in denen die Zeit nicht zahlt: Die Sammlung Udo und Anette Brandhorst, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (catalogue)
Oh boy, it’s a girl!, Kunstverein München, Münich (catalogue)
Transmitting Truth: Reformulating News Media Information, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Guys Who Sew, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara (catalogue)
Tuning Up #2, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (catalogue)
Duchamp’s Leg, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Traveled to Miami Art Museum

1993
Zeitsprunge: Sammlung Rudolf und Ute Scharpff, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany (catalogue)
The Elusive Object: Recent Sculpture from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT
1993 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Prints and Issues, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
American Art in the 20th Century, Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin and the Royal Academy of Arts, London (catalogue)
Fall From Fashion, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Abject Art: Repulsion and Desire in American Art, Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Empty Dress: Clothing as Surrogate in Recent Art, a traveling exhibition organized by Independent Curators International, New York (catalogue)
Recent Acquisitions in the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York. Traveled to The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis; and The American Center, Paris

1992
Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
Doubletake: Collective Memory & Current Art, Hayward Gallery, South Bank, London (catalogue)
Marking the Decades: Prints 1960- 1990, The Baltimore Museum of Art (catalogue)
Currents 20/ Recent Narrative Sculpture, Milwaukee Art Museum
The Last Days, Pabellón de España, Seville
C’est pas la fin du monde, une exposition des annees 80, le Musee D’application, Université Rennes 2, Rennes, France
ethik und asthetik im zeitalter von aids, Kunstverein Hamburg and Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland (catalogue)
Documenta IX, Kassel (catalogue)
Post Human, FAE Musee d’Art Contemporain, Pully/Lausanne, Switzerland. Traveled to Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Rivoli, Turin; Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens; and Deichtorhallen Hamburg (catalogue)
TransForm, Kunstmuseum Basel und Kunsthalle Basel (catalogue)
This is My Body, This is My Blood, Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Corporal Politics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (catalogue)

1991
The Legacy of Surrealism: Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1991 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Metropolis, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (catalogue)
Object Lessons, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (catalogue)
Material Matters: Permanent Collection Sculpture Since 1980, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Strange Abstraction, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (catalogue)
La Sculpture Contemporaine: Apres 1970, Fondation Daniel Templon, Musée Temporaire, Frejus, France
Selections from the Elaine and Werner Dannheisser Collection: Painting and Sculpture from the 80’s and 90’s, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. Traveled to Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA (catalogue)
The Physical Self, curated by Peter Greenway, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Contemporary Collectors, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
ACT UP Benefit Exhibition, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
American Art of the 80’s, Palazzo delle Albere, Trento, Italy (catalogue)

1990
Group exhibition of works from Rudolf and Ute Scharpff's Collection, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
Culture and Commentary, An Eighties Perspective, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. (catalogue)
New Work: A New Generation, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (catalogue)
Status of Sculpture, l’Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporian Centre d’Echanges de Perrache, Lyon. Traveled to Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; Museum of Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium; and Stiftung Starke, Berlin (catalogue)
Objectives: The New Sculpture, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA (catalogue)
The Readymade Boomerang, Certain Relations in 20th Century Art, The Biennale of Sydney 1990, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (catalogue)
Half-Truths, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (catalogue)
Culture in Pieces, Other Social Objects, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
Meeting Place: Robert Gober, Liz Magor, Juan Munoz, The Art Gallery of York University, Toronto. Traveled to Nickle Art Museum, Calgary and Vancouver Art Gallery (catalogue)
Blood Remembering, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY

1989
Horn of Plenty, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (catalogue)
Abstraction in Question, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. Traveled to Center for the Fine Arts, Miami (catalogue)
1989 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Psychological Abstraction, curated by Jeffrey Deitch, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens (catalogue)
The Play of the Unsayable: Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Art of the 20th Century, Weiner Secession, Vienna. Traveled to Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
Gober, Halley, Kessler, Wool: Four Artists from New York, Kunstverein Munchen, Münich (catalogue)
Graduate Exhibit, Starr Library, Special Collections, Middlebury, VT
Dream/Reality, The School of the Visual Arts Gallery, New York
Einleuchten: Will, Vorstel, und Simul in HH, Deichtorhallen Hamburg (catalogue)

1988
Cultural Geometry, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens (catalogue)
Furniture as Art, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (catalogue)
Sculpture: Inside Outside, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis. Traveled to Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (catalogue)
La Biennale di Venezia: XLIII Esposizione International d’Arte 1988, Venice (catalogue)
Art at the End of the Social, Rooseum Gasverksgatan, Malmö, Sweden (catalogue)
Hybrid Neutral, Modes of Abstaction and the Social, The University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX. Traveled to The J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY; Alberta College Gallery of Art, Calgary; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY; Santa Fe Community College Art Gallery, Gainesville, FL (catalogue)
The Binational: American Art of the Late 80’s, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Traveled to Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (catalogue)
Innovations in Sculpture, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
In the Making: Drawings by Sculptors, The Sculpture Center, New York

1987
Art and Its Double: Recent Developments in New York Art, Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona. Traveled to Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, Madrid (catalogue)
Avant Garde in the Eighties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (catalogue)
Drawn Out: An Exhibition of Drawings by Contemporary Artists, Kemper Gallery, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1986
New Sculpture: Robert Gober, Jeff Koons, Haim Steinbach, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago (catalogue)
1976- 1986: Ten Years of Collecting Contemporary Art (Selections from the Edward R. Downe, Jr. Collection), Wellesley College Museum, Wellesley, MA (catalogue)
Art on Paper Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (catalogue)
Art for Young Collectors, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

1985
Permanent Collection: Recent Acquisitions and Painting and Sculpture since 1945, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Scapes, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara and The Art Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu (catalogue)

1984
P.S. 122, New York

Special Projects

2013
Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible, The Menil Collection, Houston

2012
The Whitney Biennial, A Selection of Works by Forrest Bess (by Robert Gober), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2009
Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield, curated by Robert Gober, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles. Traveled to Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)

2005
Robert Gober: The Meat Wagon, The Menil Collection, Houston (catalogue)

2004
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Event, Joyce Theatre, New York

1999
Anni Albers, Robert Beck, Cady Noland, Joan Semmel, and Nancy Shaver: Black and White Photographs 1975-77, an exhibition curated by Robert Gober, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1988
Utopia Post Utopia (Untitled Installation Conceived by Robert Gober), Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (catalogue)

1986
Robert Gober, Nancy Shaver, Alan Turner, Meg Webster (Organized by Robert Gober), Cable Gallery, New York


Awards:

2002
Artist's Space Honoree, Spring Benefit

1999
Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture

1996
The Larry Aldrich Foundation Award


Auctions:

2004
White Columns 2004 Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York
9th Benefit Art Auction, Milwaukee Art Museum

2003
Heaven: The Artangel Gala, Silent Auction, 33 Portland Place, London

2002
White Columns 2002 Benefit Silent Auction, White Columns, New York
Contemporary Art Society Auction, Milwaukee Art Museum

2001
Two by Two for AIDS and Art, to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) and Dallas Museum of Art
The Lucy Show, P.S. 122 Benefit Auction, New York
First Annual YMCA Arts & Letters Event, Americas Society Mansion, to benefit Virtual Y, YMCA of Greater New York, New York

2000
Thirtieth Anniversary Benefit Silent Auction and Gala, White Columns, New York

1999
Ammann's Birthday - A Celebration for Everyone, a benefit auction for the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main (catalogue)
Auction to Benefit Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, City Hall of Rotterdam (catalogue)