Liz Deschenes


Liz Deschenes (1966) lives and works in New York. Her work will be presented in the exhibition True Pictures? at the Sprengel Museum in Hannover (Germany), opening in November 2021.

She was recently featured in the exhibition Off the wall at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2021) and in The Inconstant World at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2021).

In 2020, her work was on display at Art Institute of Chicago in the exhibition Photography + Fine Art: Material Meanings - Selections from the Contance R. Caplan Collection (2020).

The artist was presented in a group exhibition at Punta Della Dogana / Pinault Collection, Venice (2019).

Past solo exhibitions include the ICA, Boston (2016); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2014); MASSMoCA, North Adams (2015) and Secession, Vienna (2012-2013).

Deschenes’ work was included in Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner at the Whitney Museum, New York (2015) travelling to the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2016).

Past group exhibitions include Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions at MoMA, New York; the Whitney Biennial 2012 and Parcours at the Art Institute of Chicago with Florian Pumhösl (2013).

Her work is part of the permanent public collections of MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Le Centre Pompidou, Paris; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; The Art Institute of Chicago; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC; CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee.

Selected Works