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Nancy Holt  1938-2014, US

Rank (2014): 1912 – 

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Sculpture, Installation
Land Art

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USA 40
Germany 10
United Kingdom 7
Canada 5
Spain 5

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Artist Rank
Robert Smithson  153 44
Richard Serra  29 21
Bruce Nauman  3 18
Dennis Oppenheim  149 18
Vito Acconci  88 15

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  MoMA PS1, USA 6
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 3
  University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, USA 2
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 2

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5.4.1938 Born in Worcester, MA (US)

8.2.2014 Died in New York City, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 82  Please report missing Information

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   Nancy Holt: Land Art - Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
   Nancy Holt - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

   Nancy Holt: Sightlines - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
   Nancy Holt - - Haunch of Venison - London, London (closed, 2013)
   Haunch of Venison - Nancy Holt - The John Jones Project Space, London
   Nancy Holt: Sight Lines - Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA

   Nancy Holt: Sightlines - Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinNANCY HOLT: SIGHTLINES - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message

   Nancy Holt: Sightlines - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY


to top Group shows   73

   Fixing a Hole - Koenig & Clinton, New York City, NY

   Nancy Holt & Robert Smithson - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
   Everything Loose Will Land - MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA
Description  The Whole Earth - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Description  His Master's Voice - Von Stimme Und Sprache - HMKV - Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
   Dark Paradise - Clocktower Gallery & Radio, New York City, NY
   Light Show - Hayward Gallery, London

   Cellblock Ii - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   Ends of the Earth – Land Art bis 1974 - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Women Artists - Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH
   Materializing "Six Years": Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Notations: Contemporary Drawing as Idea and Process - Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington Univer, Saint Louis, MO
Description  Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

   NUMBER FIVE: Cities of Gold and Mirrors. Works from the JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION - Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf
   Die Letzte Freiheit - Von den Pionieren der Land-Art der 1960er Jahre bis zur Natur im Cyberspace - Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz
   Construction in Process 1981 – the community tha - ms2 – Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
Description  Land Art - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   The Mirage of History - Haute école d'art et design - Genève, Geneva

   Artpark: 1974-1984 - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
   Another Green World - Carriage Trade, New York City, NY
   S-N-W-O - DREI Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Cologne

Description  1969 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinLEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
Description and image  Nueva York - El Papel de las Ultimas Vanguardias - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia

   Sudden White part of Collision Course, GSK contemporary - Royal Academy of Arts, London
   Conceptual Art From California - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
   A stake in the Mud, A hole in the Reel. Land Art's Expanded Field 1968–2008 - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles
   Decoys, Complexes, and Triggers: Feminism and Land Art in the 1970s - SculptureCenter, New York City, NY
   A stake in the mud, a hole in the reel - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
   In Collaboration: Early Works from the Media Arts Collection - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

   Christmas Choice - Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB
   In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love - Overgaden - Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen
   Video Weeks - 0047, Oslo
   Videoveckor - Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle
   Deambulatorios de una jornada, en el principio y el proyecto Tindaya - Centro de Arte Juan Ismael, Puerto de Rosario, Fuerteventura
   Cosmologies, - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

   Radical Software - Art, Technology, and the Bay Area Underground - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love - Artists Space, New York City, NY
   Primera generación. Arte e imagen en movimiento, 1963-1986 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Time Frame - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

   Paisaje y Memoria - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Description and image  "The Big Nothing" - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

   Les années 70 : l’art en cause - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   The Mind is a Horse - Bloomberg Space, London

Description  Ingenting / Nothing - - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (closed, 2006)

   Real to Reel: Land and Environmental Art on Screen - Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
   USF Collects - University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
Description and image  Land Art usw. - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
   Afterimage - Drawing Through Process - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Afterimage: Drawing Through Process - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

   Home Screen Home - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

  David Zwirner, Inc.Places that are Elsewhere - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY Send message
   Surveying the first decade - Artspace, Auckland

Description  Reel Work: Artists Film and Video of the 1970’s - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL

   Mapping - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Video: Two Decades - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Lyon, Łódź : Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi, 1931-1992 - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon

   Consumer Tools: Personal Visions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   The Mindful Page - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Porkkana - kokoelma: nykytaiteen museon puolesta - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

   New American Video Art: A Historical Survey 1967 - 1980 - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC

   Inaugural Exhibit - Temple Contemporary - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   Drawings by Sculptors:Two Decades of Non-objective Art in the Seagram Collection - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Dessins de sculpteurs : deux décennies d'art non objectif de la collection Seagram - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   Ébauches : dix ans de dessins d'installations - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   Alternatives in Retrospect: An Overview 1969-1975 - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

   Artists From The John Weber Gallery, Nyc - University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

   Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

   New York Avant-Garde/Works and Projects of the Seventies - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

   Art In Landscape - Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, MT

   Discussions: Works/Words - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

   Recent Work: Power Boothe, Peter Downsborough, Nancy Holt, Clark Murray, Jim Reineking - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY


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 Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB


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 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD


 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON


 Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
 Tampere Art Museum, Tampere


 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH


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