LYNN HERSHMAN
Born In 1941, Works and lives in San Francisco, California
Basic
1941 Born in Cleveland, Ohio

Education
1972 M.A., San Francisco State University
1963 B.S., Case Western Reserve University

Prize
2017 USA Artist Fellowship
San Francisco Film Society’s Persistence of Vision Award
2009 Siggraph Lifetime Achievement Award
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1999 Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica

Solo Exhibitions
2019 The Armory Show 2019, Booth: 702, Art Fairs Pier 94, New York, U.S.A
First Person Plural, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
2018 Lynn Hershman: Alter Ego (Roberta Breitmore Series), ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
First Person Plural, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Anti-Bodies, House of Electronic Arts Basel (HeK Basel), Basel, Switzerland
2017 Civic Radar, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, U.S.A
2016 Cyborgs and Self-Promotion, Cleveland Museum of Art, U.S.A
The Liquid Identities, Lehmbruck Museum, Germany
2015 Origin of the Species (Part 2), Modern Art Oxford, U.K.
2014 Civic Radar, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art , Germany
2013 The Agent Ruby Files, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, U.S.A.
2012 Me as Roberta, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
2011 Investigations, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
2009 The Complete Roberta Breitmore, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester,U.K.

Group Exhibitions
2020 Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI, de Young Museum, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Topologies of the Real, Art Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
2019 Manual Override, The Shed, New York, U.S.A.
The Assembled Human, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
Age of You, Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto, Canada
Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, U.S.A.
UNCANNY VALUES: Artificial Intelligence & You, MAK - Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Orlando, Guest Curated by Tilda Swinton, Aperture Foundation, New York, U.S.A.
Surrogates, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
The Body Electric, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
snap + share, SFMOMA, San Francisco, U.S.A.
2018 The 6th Guangzhou Triennial, As We May Think, Feedforward, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Architecture Effects, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965-2018, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, U.S.A.
DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics, HENI Project Space, Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, U.K.
Art in Motion. 100 Masterpieces with and through Media, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia
Objects Like Us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Berlin, Germany
Flashes of the Future, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
2016 The Campaign for Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, U.S.A.
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016, Whitney Museum, U.S.A
Post-war- Art between the Pacific and Atlantic, Haus Der Kunst, Germany
2015 Technologism, Monash University Museum of Art, Australia
2014 Vertigo of Reality, Academy of Art, Germany
Pop Departures, Seattle Art Museum, U.S.A.
2012 A Bigger Splash: Painting After Performance, Tate Modern, U.K.
2011 Double Life, Tate Modern, U.K.
2008 Verbund: Held Together With Water, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey

Film Festivals
2018 Screening of "Tania Libre" at EPOS Art Film Festival, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art,Tel-Aviv, Israel

Projects
2018 Vertighosts: Homages to Hitchcock’s Vertigo, Art Basel Short Film Program, Art Fairs Basel, Switzerland
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Conceiving Ada, Art Basel Feature Program, Art Fairs Basel, Switzerland

Collections
Berkeley Art Museum, California, U.S.A
ZKM | Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, U.K.
Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, U.S.A
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A
Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Tate Modern, London, U.K.
Museum of Modern Art New York, New York, U.S.A