CHARLES SIMONDS
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016-2017
"Dwelling Munich" A citywide Art in Public Space project sponsored by the Municipal Department of Art and Culture of the City of Munich including an exhibition at the Kunstraum. Catalogue edited by Beate Engl, Luise Horn and Stephanie Weber, with an essay by Petra Lange-Berndt and a conversation between Stephanie Weber and Charles Simonds, Kunstraum München, Munich 2017.

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2015
"Charles Simonds, Dwelling" Del Deo and Barzune, December 18, 2015.
2015
"Charles Simonds, Dwelling" Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York 2015.
2011-12
Charles Simonds: Mental Earth, Growths and Smears, Knoedler & Company, New York. Catalogue with text by Arthur C. Danto.

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2009
Landscape/Body/Dwelling: Charles Simonds at Dumbarton Oaks, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. Catalogue (published in 2011) with texts by John Beardsley, Germano Celant, Linda Lott, Joanne Pillsbury and Ann Reynolds.
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2005
Charles Simonds: Dwelling, Fundacion Bilbao Arte, Bilbao, Spain. 2005.


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2004
Charles Simonds: Demeures. Les Abattoirs, Art Moderne et Contemporain, Toulouse, France. Brochure with text by Werner Spies.


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2003
Charles Simonds, lnstitut Valencia d'Art Modern (IVAM), Spain. Catalogue with text by David Anfam, Kosme de Baranano, Lucy Lippard and Teresa Millet.

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2002
Charles Simonds, Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France. Catalogue with text by Enrico Navarra, Jean-Louis Prat and Werner Spies.


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2001
Is Was, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York. Brochure with text by Donald Kuspit.


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1999-2000
The Clay Grows Tall: The World of Charles Simonds, Denver Art Museum, Colorado.
1999
Charles Simonds "Houseplants;' Joseph Helman Gallery, NewYork.

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1994-1955
Charles Simonds, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France. Catalogue with text by Daniel Abadie, Germano Celant and Jacques Lambert.


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1994
Charles Simonds, Retrospective, Fondacio "La Caixa;" Barcelona, Spain.

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1993
Charles Simonds, Leo Castelli Gallery, NewYork.

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1992
Stugg, Thebb. The Singing Monkey, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.
1991
Charles Simonds, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France .
1989
Charles Simonds: Walls Smears and Rocks, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. 1989
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1989
Spectrum: Charles Simonds, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Catalogue with text by John Beardsley.
1987
Charles Simonds: Installation, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France.
1986
Simonds, Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris, France. Publication accompanying the exhibitition, Reperes, Cahiers d'art contemporain no. 31, with text by Gilbert Lascault.

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1985
Charles Simonds: The Three Trees, Architekturmuseum, Basel, Switzerland. Catalogue (published in 1987) with texts by Ulrike and Werner Jehle-Schulte Strathaus.

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1984
House Plants and Rocks, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Catalogue with text by Charles Simonds.

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1983
Circles and Towers Growing, Age, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Brochure with text by Diane Waldman

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1982
Charles Simonds: Home Making, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada. Catalogue with text by John Beardsley, Lorne Falk and Charles Simonds.


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1981-83
Charles Simonds: Circles and Towers Growing, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California; Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas; Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska. Catalogue with texts by Daniel Abadie, John Beardsley, John Hallmark Neff and Charles Simonds.

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1980
Charles Simonds, Dartmouth College Museum, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center, Hanover, New Hampshire.
Ice House, University of Iowa, School of Art, Iowa. 1980.

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Charles Simonds: Installation, California State University, Fine Arts Gallery, Art Department, Los Angeles.

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Charles Simonds: Evolution imaginaire d'un paysage, Musee de I'Abbaye Sainte-Croix (MASC), Les Sables-d'Olonne, France. Publication accompanying the exhibitition, Cahiers de I'Abbaye Sainte-Croix no. 32, with text by Gilbert Lascault.

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Circles and Towers Growing evolution imaginaire d'un paysage, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France.

Floating Cities and Other Architectures, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland.

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1979
Circles and Towers Growing, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany; Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany.

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Dwellings, Samangallery, Genoa, Italy. 1978

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1978
Schwebende Stadte und andere Architekturen / Floating Cities and Other Architectures, Westfalischer Kunstverein, Munster, Germany; Bonner Kunstverein, Germany. Catalogue with texts by Daniel Abadie, Lucy R. Lippard, Herbert Molderings and Charles Simonds.

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1977

Charles Simonds: Temenos, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Catalogue with texts by Daniel Abadie, Linda L. Cathcart and Charles Simonds.

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1976-77
Charles Simonds: Picaresque Landscape, "Projects" series, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; New York Public Library, Tompkins Square, New York.
1976
Earth Day Festival, 1976, Museum of Natural History, New York. 1976.

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Dwellings, Saman Gallery, Genoa, Italy.
1975-76
Charles Simonds: Demeures et Mythologies, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France. Publication accompanying the exhibitition, Art Cahier no. 2, with texts by Daniel Abadie and Charles Simonds.

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1975-76
Artists Space, New York.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
" Regards sur une Collection, Christine Angot invitee au musée Delacroix." Delacroix Museum, Paris. September 15, 2017- January 8, 2018
"Golem! Avatars of a legend of clay." Musee d’art et d’histoire du Judaisme. ParisMarch 8, 2017- July 16, 2017.
2016
"Golem" Jewish Museum Berlin. September 23, 2016- January 29, 2017. Catalogue
2015
(im)possible! Artists as Architects February 21st — May 31st, 2015. Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
2014
Was Modelle können. Eine kleine Geschichte des Architekturmodells in der zeitgenössischen Kunst June 29th — October 12th, 2014. Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen
Lens Based Sculpture, The Transformation of Sculpture Through Photography January 24th — April 21st, 2014. Akademie der Kunst, Berlin. Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
2012
Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery 1969-1989. The New Museum, New York. Catalogue.
Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974. Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Haus der Kunst Munich. Catalogue.
Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-garde in the 1970's. Albright- Knox Art Gallery Buffalo. Catalogue.
2011
Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities, Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Catalogue with text by David McFadden.
Kindred Spirits: Native American Influences on 20th Century Art. Peter Blum Gallery, New York. Catalogue.
2010-2011
Monolithes ou l'Architecture en Suspens (1950-2010): Artistes et Architectes du FRAC Centre. Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Centre, Orleans, France. Catalogue.
Engaging with Nature: American and Native American Arts (A.D. 1200-2004) Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey. Catalogue.
2010
Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices, 1970s to the Present, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain. Catalogue with texts by Johanna Burton, Lynne Cooke, Douglas Crimp, Glenn Ligon, Emily Roysdon, Lytle Shaw, Shunk-Kender, Juan A. Suarez, Lena Sze and David Wojnarowicz.
Artpark: 1974-1984, UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NewYork. Catalogue.
2009
La Escultura en Ia Coleccion de IVAM, lnstitut Valencia d'Art Modern (IVAM), Spain. Catalogue.
Alternative Spaces, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe. Catalogue.
2008-09
Conversations in Clay (Part of ten multi-venue exhibition All Fired Up!), Katonah Museum of Art, New York. Catalogue.
Miradas Arquitectonicas en la coleccion del IVAM, Museo de Bellas Artes Gravina (MUGBAG), Italy. Catalogue.
2007-08
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Catalogue.
2006
Full House: Views of the Whitney's Collection at 75, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Catalogue.
2004-05
Architecture & Arts: A Century of Creative Projects in Building, Design, Cinema, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy. Catalogue.
2002
Model World, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Catalogue.
2000
Andoe, Oppenheim, Simonds, Joseph Helman Gallery New York. Catalogue.
Collection Cordier, Les Abattoirs, Art Moderne et Contemporain, Toulouse, France. Catalogue.
Set and Situations, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Catalogue.
1997
Terres d'ici et d'ailleurs, Charles Simonds, Ousmane Sow, Espace d'Art Contemporain, Lycee Agricole Xavier Bernard, Rouille, France. Catalogue.

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1989-90
Donations Daniel Cordier, Le regard d'un amateur, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. Catalogue.
1989
Selections from the Permanent Colletion, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Catalogue.
Miniature Environments, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York. Catalogue.
1988
Big Little Sculpture, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Catalogue.
Gordon Matta-Ciark and Friends, Galerie Lelong, New York. Catalogue.
Sculpture & Architecture Design, The Spectrum Series, Corcoran Gallery of Art,Washington, D.C. Catalogue.
Golem! Danger, Deliverance and Art, The Jewish Museum, New York. Catalogue.
1987
The Eloquent Object, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa Oklahoma. Traveling, Catalogue with text edited by Marcia and Tom Manhart.
Leo Castelli and His artists: 30 Years of Promoting Contemporary Art, Centro Cultural Art Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico. Catalogue.
Architecture as Image, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York. Catalogue.
Fifty Years of Collecting: An Anniversary Selection. Sculpture of the Modern Era, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Catalogue with text by Thomas Messer.
1986
Steinberg, Simonds, Beuys, Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris, France. Catalogue.
1985-86
Rethinking the Avant-Garde, Katonah Museum of Art, New York. Catalogue with text by Jonathan Fineberg.
Transformations in Sculpture, Four Decades of American and European Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Catalogue.
1984
Return of the Narrative, Palm Springs Desert Museum, California. Catalogue.
Cathey Billian, Michael Graves, Charles Simonds: Art for the Park, Liberty State Park Art Projects, New Jersey. Catalogue with text by Tom Moran.
1983
New Art at the Tate Gallery, 1983, The Tate Gallery, London, England. Catalogue.
1982
Vergangenheit Gegenwart Zukunft, Trilogie II, Wirtembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany. Catalogue.
Terres, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. Catalogue.
1981
Mythos und Ritual in der Kunst der 70er Jahre, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland. Catalogue.
"Artists & Architects Collaboration" The Centennial Project of the Architectural League. Emilo Ambasz & Michael Meritet, James Freed & Alice Aycock, Frank Gehry & Richard Serra, Michael Graves & Lennart Anderson, Hugh Hardy & Jack Beal and Sondra Freckleton, Richard Meier & Frank Stella, Charles Moore & Alice Wingwall, Cesar Pelli & William Bailey, Robert A. M. Stern & Robert Graham, Stanley Tigerman & Richard Haas, Susana Torre & Charles Simonds. The New York Historical Society, New York.


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1980
Architectural References, Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada. Catalogue with text by Babs Shapiro.
Pier+Ocean: Construction in the Art of the Seventies, Hayward Gallery, London; Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Netherlands. Catalogue with text by Gerhard von Graevenitz.
Architectural Sculpture, Institue of Contemporary Art, California State Univ, Los Angeles. Catalogue with text by Debra Burchett.
ROSC-'80, National Gallery of Ireland, University College, School of Architecture, Dublin. Catalogue.
1979-80
Masks Tents Vessels Talismans, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Catalogue with text by Janet Kardon.
1979
Contemporary Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Catalogue.
Ten Artists/Artists Space, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York. Catalogue with text by Helene Winer.
1978
Sculpture/Nature, Centre d'Arts Plastiques Contemporains (CAPC), Bordeaux, France. Catalogue with text by Jean-Louis Froment.
XXXVIII Biennale, Venice, Italy. Catalogue.
Architectural Analogues, Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch, New York. Catalogue with text by Lisa Phillips.
Door Beeldhouwers Gemaakt/Made by Sculptors, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Catalogue.

Dwellings, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Catalogue with Lucy Lippard.
1977-78
Probing the Earth: Contemporary Land Projects, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,Smithsonian Institution,Washington, D.C.; La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California; Seattle Art Museum, Washington. Catalogue with text on Charles Simonds by John Beardsley.
1977
A Question of Scale, Visual Arts Museum, New York. Catalogue.

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Naturbetrachtung-Naturverfremdung,Trilogie I, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany. Catalogue.
Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany. Catalogue with text on CharlesSimonds by Michael Maek Gerard.
Scale and Environment: 10 Sculptors, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Catalogue with text on Charles Simonds by Lisa Lyons.
1976
9th Biennale de Paris a Nice, Musees de Nice, France. Catalogue with text by Gunter Metken.
Subject, Object, Project: Projects for PCA, Philadelphia College of Art. Catalogue with text by Janet Kardon.
Rooms, P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York. Catalogue.
International Events 1972-76, special exhibitition at the XXXVII Biennale, Venice, Italy. Catalogue with text by Olle Granath.
1975
Biennial exhibitition: Contemporary American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Catalogue.
Primitive Presence in the 70s, Vassar College Museum of Art, Poughkeepsie, NewYork. Catalogue with text by NadiaTscherni.
9th Biennale de Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de Ia Ville de Paris, France. Catalogue.
Art in Landscape, traveling exhibitition organized by Independent Curators International, Washington, D.C. Catalogue with text by Susan Sollins.
Small Scale, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. Catalogue.
1974
Interventions in Landscape, Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology, Hayden Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Catalogue.
Dwelling Places for Little People, Artpark, Lewiston, New York. Catalogue.
1973
8th Biennale de Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de Ia Ville de Paris, France. Catalogue.
1971
112 Greene Street Group, 112 Greene Street, New York. Catalogue.
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Les Abattoirs-Art Moderne et Contemporain, Toulouse, France.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York.

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio.

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, NewYork.

Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico.

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California.

Denver Art Museum, Colorado.

Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Centre, Orleans, France.

Maxine & Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Fundaci6n "Ia Caixa;' Barcelona, Spain.

Hirsh horn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

lnstitutValencia d'Art Modern (IVAM), Spain.

Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland.

Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey.

Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.

Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany.

Museum of Arts and Design, New York.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe.

Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York.

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, Cologne, Germany.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.