LEWIS BALTZ
BIOGRAPHY

BORN
1945
Newport Beach, CA

EDUCATION
1971
M.F.A., Claremont Graduate School

1969
B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Selected Artwork, 1989-1996

Monographs

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1999
"Lewis Baltz: Prototype works," gallery luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
"Boys 'N Girls" (In collaboration with Slavica Perkovic), dirty windows gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Laboratorium," various locations in Antwerp, Belgium

1998
"Lewis Baltz: the politics of bacteria, docile bodies, ronde de nuit," The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

1996
Galerie Andreas Weiss, Berlin, Germany
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA (with Slavica Perkovic)
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
"Stories of Desire and Power," Galerie Angelo Falzone, Mannheim, Germany

1995
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humelbaek, Denmark
"Works 1979-1994," Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Humelbaek, Denmark
"Geschichten Von Verlangen und Macht," Museum fur Photographie, Germany
"Esthetiques de L'Ordinaire", Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, France
Janet Borden Inc., New York, NY

1994
"La Ronde de Nuit," Fotomuseum Traveling Exhibition, Winterthur, Switzerland; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; Humelbæk, Denmark
Amerikahaus, Berlin, Germany
Dirty Windows, Berlin, Germany

1993
"Prototype Works 1967 - 76," University of Coimbra, Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal
Ecole Superieure d'Arts PLastiques de Valenciennes, Valenciennes, France
L'ARC Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Janet Borden, Inc. New York, NY

1993
Galerie Michele Chomette, Paris, France
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

1992
"Spectacles of Surveillance," Galeries du C.C.I, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Lewis Baltz: 5 Projects 1983 - 1988," Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
"Recent Photographs and La Ronde de Nuit," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"La Ronde de Nuit," Seibu Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
"La Ronde de Nuit," Fotomuseum Traveling Exhibition, Winterthur, Switzerland, Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer, Norway

1991
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Castelli Graphics, New York, NY
Galerie DB-S, Antwerp, Belgium
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Centre Culturel, Vitre, France

1990
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
P.S. 1, New York, NY

1989
Castelli Graphics, New York, NY
Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY
Gallery Min, Tokyo, Japan

1988
Galerie Michele Chomette, Paris, France
City Museum, Higashikawa-ku, Japan

1987
Galerie Espace L'Orient, Lorient, Paris, France
Tokyo Institute of Polytechnics, Tokyo, Japan

1986
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport, CA

1985
Castelli Graphics, New York, NY
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Galerie Michele Chomette, Paris, France

1985
Werkstatt für Photography, Berlin, Germany
University of Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1984
"Matrix," University Art Museum, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

1981
Castelli Graphics, New York, NY
Rode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1980
Werkstatt für Photographie, Berlin, Germany
Gallery Fiolet, Amsterdam, Holland

1979
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada

1978
Castelli Graphics, New York, NY
Yarlow Saltzman Fine Arts, Toronto, Canada
University of Nevada, Reno, NV

1976
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MA
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Galerie Dezember, Dusseldorf, Germany

1975
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1974
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1973
Castelli Graphics, New York, NY

1972
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

1971
Castelli Graphics, New York, NY

COMMISSIONS

1997
Zurich 97, Hoffmann Bank and Kunsthaus Zurich

1995
Lieu et non-Lieu, Ville Luxembourg

1994-1997
Kultur und Landschaft, Siemens Kultureprogramm

1991
"Linea de Confine: Scandiano," Reggio Emilia, Italy

1989
"Toshiba Project," Catalogue. UPU and Toshiba, Tokyo

1986
"Near Reno," Nevada State Arts Commission
"Fos, Secteur 80," La Mission Photographique de la DATAR

1984-1986
"Candlestick Point," Friends of Candlestick

1978
"American Images," American Telephone and Telegraph Company

1976
"Courthouse," Jos. E. Seagrams Company

1975
"Nation's Capital in Photographs," Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Kafritz Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Addison Gallery of American Art
Arizona State University, AZ
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Bowdoin College, Museum of Art
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
California Museum of Photography, CA
Center for Creative Photography
Centre Culturel, Vitre, France
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Connecticut Art Museum
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., MD
Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Dallas Art Museum, Dallas, TX
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Fond Nationale d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Fond Regionale d'Art Contermporain,Bretagne, France
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Henie-Onstad Foundation, Oslo, Norway
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Huntington Library, CA
International Center for Photography, NY
Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki, Japan
Lehigh University Art Galleries
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, CA
Musei Civici, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Museo Civico E Gallerie D'Arte, Udine, Italy
Musee d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Musee d'art Moderne de Villeneuve d'Ascq
Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C.
Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
New Mexico State University
Newport Harbor Museum, Newport, CA
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Power Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Sidney, Sidney, Australia
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
St. Lawrence University
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
San Diego Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Art Museum
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
Stanford Museum, Stanford, CA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Tokyo Polytechnics, Tokyo, Japan
University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
University Art Museum, U.C. Davis, Davis, CA
University Art Museum, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
University Art Museum, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
University Art Museum, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Wellesley College Art Museum, Wellesley, MA
Wesleyan University
Frederick Wight Art Gallery, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, MA
Yale University, New Haven, CT