Luisa Lambri

 

Born in Como, Italy, 1969

Lives and works in Milan, Italy and Los Angeles CA 

 

Education

PhD University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

BA/MA University of Milan, Milan, Italy

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2015

Luisa Lambri with OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

 

2013

Luisa Lambri, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

 

2012

West Gallery, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles CA

Luisa Lambri, Marc Foxx, West Gallery, Los Angeles CA

Portrait, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA

 

2011

Luisa Lambri: Certain Variables, Luhring Augustine, New YorkNY

Luisa Lambri: Interiors, Ivorypress Art + Books Space, Madrid, Spain

 

2010

Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

Being There, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

 

2009

Photographs, Luhring Augustine, New York NY

Fundación RAC, Pontevedra, Spain

Gallery 32, Embassy of Brazil, London, England

Galerie Paul Andriess, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2008

Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

 

2007

Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

Front Room: Luisa Lambri, curated by Darsie Alexander, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD

 

2006 

Photographs, Luhring Augustine, New York NY

Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles CA

Forum 57: Luisa Lambri and Ernesto Neto, Forum Gallery, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh PA 

Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

 

2005

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles CA

Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

 

2004

From Within, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil

Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Locations, The Menil Collection, Houston TX

 

2003

Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

 

2002

Italian Heritage Culture Foundation, Los Angeles CA

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles CA

 

2001

Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany

International Artists' Studio Programme in Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden

Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d'Alba, Italy

Rice Gallery by G2, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

 

2000

Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway

Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England

Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

 

1999

Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Studio Barbieri, Venice, Italy

Blind Room, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

 

1996

Galleria Galliani, Genoa, Italy

 

 

Two-person exhibitions

 

2017

Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen, Met Breuer, New York NY

 

2016

SO – IL and Luisa Lambri: The Museum as Process, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at University of California, Davis CA

Luisa Lambri - Maureen Gallace, Rolla Foundation, Bruzella, Switzerland

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2018

Surface Matters, Mutina for Art, Modena, Italy

L'altro Sguardo. Fotografe Italiane 1965-2018, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

A gaze into architecture - Phases of Contemporary Photography and Architecture, Archi-depot, Tokyo, Japan

An American City, Front International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH

Mies’s McCormick House Revealed: New Views, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst IL

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art, Tate Modern, London, England

La Bottega Oscura, Galleria Giorgio Galotti, Turin, Italy

 

2017

Make New History, Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago, IL

Window to Wall: Art from Architecture, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY
We Are Here, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago IL
Doubles, Dobros, Pliegues, Pares, Twins, Mitades, The Warehouse, Dallas TX

Museographic Essay No.2. From the modern to the contemporary, Museo de les Artes - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico

Scene, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

2016

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, Jewish Museum, New York NY, [travelling to: Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany; Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]

L’Altro Sguardo: Fotografe Italiane 1965-2015, Palazzo della Triennale, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

Concrete Inspirations, Arup, London, England

Light, Lago Gallery, Centro de Arte Contemporânea Inhotim, Brumadinho, Brazil

Still Life with Fish: Photography from the Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

 

2015

Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present, The Warehouse, Dallas TX

Camera of Wonders, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico

Model Behaviour, The Holden Gallery, Manchester, England

Studio Guenzani, Milano, 1985-2015: Molto – Tutto, Italy

Fotografia Italiana, Fondazione Remotti, Camogli, Italy

Ensayo Museográfico num. 2 (De Lo Moderno A Lo Contemporáneo)/Museographic Essay No. 2 (From the Modern to the Contemporary), Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles CA

 

2014

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age, Barbican, London, England; [travelled to: ArkDes, Stockholm, Sweden; Museo ICO, Madrid, Spain]

de Marseillaise: vijftien jaar verzamelen/Fifteen Years of Collecting, Huis Marseille Museum of Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Soft Matter, curated by Justin Beal, WALLSPACE Gallery, New York NY

Soft Target, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles CA

 

2013

At the Window: The Photographer’s View, Getty Museum, Los Angeles CA

Lens Drawings, Marian Goodman, Paris, France

A Window on the World, Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne, France

Moving, Carré d’Art, Nîmes, France

Prelude: The Insides are on the Outside, Casa de Vidro, Sao Paulo, Brazil

CONCRETE – Photography and Architecture, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

The Ghost of Architecture: Recent and Promised Gifts, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit MI

Looking Out and Looking In: A Selection of Contemporary Photography, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY

 

2012

Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA

A Window on the World, Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland

Reactivation, 9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China

 

2011

Envisioning Buildings: Reflecting Architecture in Contemporary Art Photography, MAK, Vienna, Austria

En obras. Coleção Teixeira de Freitas, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Tenerife, Spain

Architectural Environments for Tomorrow, New Spatial Practices in Architecture and Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

About a house, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Han Nefkens,- 10 Years of Patronage, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Videowatercolors: Carel Balth among his contemporaries, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA

TRA: Edge of Becoming, at the Palazzo Fortuny Museum, curated by Rosa Martinez, Venice, Italy

Eye Wonder: Photography from the Bank of America Collection, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Seattle, Washington

January White Sale: Curated by Beth Rudin Dewoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York NY

Vortexhibition Polyphonica, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA          

 

2010

25 or 30 Years Gallery, Photography, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cosa fa la mia anima mentro sto lavorando? Opere d’Arte Contemporanea dalla Collezione Consolandi, Museo Arte Gallarate, Gallarate, Italy

Desire, The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin TX

El Gabinete Blanco, La Colecciòn Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY

Il museo privato, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy

Image. Architecture. Now, Julius Shulman Institute, Woodbury University, Los Angeles CA

Into the Belly of a Dove, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico

Inside Out: Photography after Form, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Miami FL

Luisa Lambri, Hellen van Meene, Thomas Ruff, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles CA

People meet in Architecture, 12th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice, Italy

The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176, Zabludowicz Collection, London, England

The Simulation of Chaos: Contemporary Italian Art, Museo Arte Contemporaneo San Luis Porosi, San Luis S.L.P., Mexico

Summer Loves, Huis Marseille, Museum fir Photography, Amsterdam

Twenty Five, Luhring Augustine, New York NY

Let’s Talk About Houses: When Art Speaks Architecture, Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal

 

2009

Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles CA

Elements of Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

Les enfants terribles, Fundaciòn Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

Private Universes, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas TX

Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland CA

 

2008

Brasil: desFocos [o olho de fora], Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil

Building Pictures, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago IL

Focus on Contemporary Italian Art, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Inside Architecture: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MOCA Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles CA

Italics: Arte Italiana tra Tradizione e Rivoluzione 1968-2008” Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy; [travelled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL]

Made Up, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Once is Nothing, Brussels Biennial, Brussels, Belgium

Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, The Art + Architecture Gallery, Yale School of Architecture, New Haven CT; [travelled to: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield CT, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland CA]

REMIX Inner Space: Photography from the Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY

 

2007

Brasil: desFocos [o olho de fora], Centro Cultural Banco Do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY

MCA EXPOSED: Defining Moments in Photography, 1967-200, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

Parts and the Whole, Fundacio Foto Colectania,Barcelona, Spain

It Starts From Here, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea, England

Camera con Vista. Arte e interni in Italia da 1900 al 2000, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy

Pure (on the idea of Pure, White and Clarity), Sean Kelly Gallery, New York NY

Spectacular City, NRW - Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2006

Guggenheim Pictures: A Conceptual Portfolio, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY

Espaço Aberto/Espaço Fechado: sites for sculpture in modern Brasil, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds,

England

La terra e le nuvole. Fotografia italiana da Ghirri a oggi, Unicredit Private Banking, Milan, Italy

Light/Art: Mystic Crystal Revelation, Santa Barbara Contempoarary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara CA

New Landscapes- Italienische Fotokunst Sammlung der UniCredit Group, HVB Kunst Palais, Munich, Germany

Open House, INHOTIM Centro de Arte Contemporanea, Minas Girais, Brazil

Spectacular City, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam; NRW Forum in Düsseldorf, Germany

The Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Whisper Not! A Different Dimension of Seeing, Huis Marseille, Foundation for Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

2005

Bidibidobidibo:. Opere della Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per i dieci anni della Fondazione,

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Generations of Art, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy

La dolce crisi, Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Passariano Codroipo, Italy

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles CA

New Photography, Photo-London, Burlington Gardens, London, England

Principles of Construction, Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain

Romance (a novel), Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal

SANAA, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Selection from the Hara Museum’s Permanent Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Some trees, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany; [travelled to: SeARCH, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany]

The Fluidity of Time, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

Vanishing Point, Wexner Center for the Arts at the Belmont Buildings, Columbus OH

XIV Quadriennale di Roma, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

 

2004

Arti & Architettura 1900-2000, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy

Artiste italiene nel ventesimo secolo, Palazzo Mediceo di Seravezza, Seravezza, Italy

Fiction: Truth in Photography and Painting, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

Fragmentos e souvenirs paulistanos, Vol. I, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil

Metamorph, 9. Biennale Internazionale di Architettura, Venice, Italy

Sistemi Idividuali, curated by Igor Zabel, Museo Archeologico Provinciale, Potenza, Italy

 

2003

 Elephant Juice (Sexo entre amigos), kurimanzutto at Los Manantiales, Xochimilco, Mexico

A Nova Geometria, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

Lei. Donne nelle collezioni italiane, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Game Over, Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

Summer, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles CA

In faccia al mondo. Il ritratto contemporaneo nel medium fotografico. La produzione artistica dalla fine

degli anni ‘70 a oggi,  Museo Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy

Dreams and Conflicts: The Viewer's Dictatorship, 50 Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Venice, Italy

Form Specific, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Trasparente, Museo Nazlonale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy

Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York NY

Imaxinando espacios, recreando realidades, Colección Fundación Arco, Centro Galego de Arte, Coruña, Spain

Urban Utopias. Urban Realities, Mestna Galerlja, Nova Gorica, Slovenia

 

Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Coruña, Spain

 

 

2002

Final Projects, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Schindler House, Los Angeles CA

Fictions: New Narratives in Contemporary Photography and Video, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis

University, Waltham MA

Steeping. Dreaming, Awakening, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Kawamura, Japan

Reverberator, Houldsworth Gallery, London, England

The Secret of the Shadow—Light and Shadow in Architecture, Deutsches Architektur Museum,

Frankfurt, Germany

 

2001

Una storia dell'arte in Italia nel XX secolo, Cento opere della Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e di collezioni italiane, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

The Escape, Tirana Biennale 1, National Gallery, Tirana, Albania

Self-Esteem, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Strategies against Architecture, Fondazione Teseco per I'Arte, Pisa, Italy

Boom! Espresso: Arte offi in Italia, Manifattura Tabacchi, Florence, Italy

Liminal/Minimal/Nominal: Architectural Traces, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, England

Milano Europa 2000, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

Chain of Visions: Family, Politics, and Religion in the Last Generation of Italian Contemporary Art, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Mutamenti e analogie. Spazi contemporaries a Bolzano e altrove, Centro Culturale Trevi, Bolzano, Italy

Strategien. Fotokunst der 90er Jahre aus der Sammlung Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Kunsthalle, Kiel, Germany; [travelled to: Museion, Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bolzano, Italy; Rupertinum, Salzburg, Germany]

Magic and Loss: Contemporary Italian Video, Biennal of Moving Images, LUX Center, London; [travelled to:

Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania]

Playing amongst the Ruins, Royal College of Art Galleries, London, England

Dinamiche della vita e dell'arte, Museo d'Arte Modema e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy

 

2000

Contemporary Photography II: Anti-Memory, Yokohama Museum of Modern Art, Yokohama, Japan

La Jeune Scene Artistique Italienne (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo), Domaine de Kerguehennec, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Bignan, France

Recent Acquisitions, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d'Alba. Italy

Waiting, Mjellby Art Center, Halmstadt, Denmark

Group Show, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

Future Identities: Reflections from a Collection, Sala de Exposiciones del Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, Spain

 

1999

Paesaggi invisibili, Palazzo delle Papesse, Sienna, Italy

dAPERTutto, 48, Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Venice, Italy

Clues, Netherlands Media Art Institute. Monte Video/TBA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sub-Continental Architecture, Nature Morte, New Delhi, India

 

1998

Gel, D'Amelio Terras. New York NY

1968-1998. Fotografia e Arte in Italia, Galleria Civica, Palazzo Santa Margherita, Modena, Italy

Yesterday Begins Tomorrow: Ideals, Dreams and the Contemporary Awakening, curated by Francesco Bonami, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York NY

Le arti delta fotografia, Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Varese, Italy

Spectacular Optical, Thread Waxing Space, New York NY [travelled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami FL; CU Art Galleries, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder CO]

 

1997

Che cosa sono le nuvole?, Appunti italiani per una collezione, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d'Alba, Italy

Vertigo, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy

Fotografia italiana per una collezione (Sandretto Re Rebaudengo), Fondazione Italiana per la Fotografia, Museo della Fotografia Storica e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

Romantica, VII Biennale Internazionale di Fotografia, Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin, Italy

Camera, Art & Public, Geneva, Italy

 

1996

Partito preso, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

Passaggi. Fotografia nell'arte Contemporanea italiana, Fondazione Sandretto re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Ultime Generazioni, XII Quadriennale d'Arte, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

A Month on the Lake, Advanced Course in Visual Arts, ex chiesa di San Francesco, Como, Italy

L’ Evidence, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

Public Collections

 

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York NY
Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD
Benesse Art Site, Naoshima, Japan 
Carnegie Museum of Arts, Pittsburgh PA 
Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami FL 
Colección Fundación Arco, Madrid, Spain 
Coleção Teixeira de Freitas, Lisbon, Portugal
Colección Isabel y Agustín Coppel, Mexico City, Mexico
Collection Vanmoerkerke, Oostende, Belgium
Contemporary Art Center Inhotim, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’Arte, Turin, Italy
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy 
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA
Huis Marseille Foundation for Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles CA
The Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico 
Kadist Collection, San Francisco CA
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
LaSalle Bank Photography Collection, Chicago IL
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA
The Menil Collection, Houston TX
Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy 
Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles CA 
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs CA
Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco CA
The Rachofsky Collection, Dallas TX
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham MA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY 
Zabludowicz Collection, London, England  

 

  

Grants, Residencies and Awards 

2018
Fallingwater, Mill Run (Residency)


2008 
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (Residency)

 

2003 
Colecção Teixeira de Freitas, Rio de Janeiro (Residency)

 

2002 
MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (Residency)
Menil Collection at A.R.T., Tokyo (Grant)

 

2000-2001 
International Artists’ Studio Programme in Sweden, Stockholm (Residency)

 

1999-2000 
Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu (Residency)
Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Turin (Grant)
Golden Lion, Italian Pavilion, Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Venice (Award)

 

1998-1999 
Delfina Studio Trust, London (Residency)

 

1998   
Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki (Residency)