Public Exhibitions

b. 1955 in New York, USA

Lives and works in New York and Reykjavik




1976 – 1978

MFA at the Yale University of New Haven CT, USA


1972 – 1975

BFA with Honors at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence RI, USA





The Detour of Identity, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark

Give Me  Paradox or Give Me Death, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany 



An Elusive Red Figure..., Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Swizerland

Roni Horn: A dream dreamt, in a dreaming world is not really a dream... but a dream not dreamt is, He Art Museum, Foshan, Guangdong, China

I am paralyzed with hope, Centro Botín, Santander, Spain

Drawings, Xavieer Hufkens St-Georges, Brussels, Belgium



Roni Horn. Bird, Taka Ishii Gallery (complex665), Tokyo, Japan

Felix Gonzalez Tores / Roni Horn, Bource de Commerce, Paris, France



Roni Horn: When You See Your Reflection in Water, Do You Recognize the Water in You?, Pola Art Museum, Hakone, Japan 
Air Burial, Hakone, Japan (permanent installation)
Wits’ End Mash, Peder Lund, Oslo, Norway
A Rat Surrendered Here, Château La Coste, Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, France 

Roni Horn - You are the Weather (Books, Drawings, Photographs), Kunsthaus Göttingen, Germany

Gold Field, installation at The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Roni Horn, Recent Works, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
Untitled, permanent installation at Havøysund, Norway 



Roni Horn, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Roni Horn. You are the Weather, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
Roni Horn, The University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMass Amherst, Amherst MA



Air Burial (permanent installation), Ekebergparken Park, Oslo, Norway 

Peder Lund, Oslo, Norway 

When I Breathe, I Draw, Part I, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, USA 

When I Breathe, I Draw, Part II, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, USA 

Hauser & Wirth, Hong Kong, China 



kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico 

Roni Horn. PI, Pinakothek der Moderne Kunst, Munich, Germany 
Wits’ End Sampler | Recent Drawings, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland 
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea 


Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas TX
Hauser & Wirth, New York NY
Glenstone, Potomac MD


Roni Horn: When I Breathe, I Draw, The Menil Collection, Houston TX

The Selected Gifts, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland
de Pont Museum, Tilburg, Netherlands


Roni Horn. Butterfly to Oblivion Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, France
Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London, England
Roni Horn. Butterfly Doubt, Hauser & Wirth, London, England
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy



Roni Horn – Water Teller, Peder Lund Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Museum, ‘Roni Horn: Drawings’, Oslo, Norway

Everything was sleeping as if the universe were a mistake, Caixa Forum, Madrid, Spain

Everything was sleeping as if the universe were a mistake, Fundació Juan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea



Roni Horn, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Everything was sleeping as if the universe were a mistake, Hauser & Wirth, New York, USA

Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland

Roni Horn, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany



Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany

Mirosław Bałka e Roni Horn, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy

Selected Drawings 1984 – 2012, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium;Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

Roni Horn, Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany

Roni Horn. Some Thames, Galerie de l’UQAM Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada





The Mind's Eye: Images of Nature from Claude Monet to Otobong Nkanga, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland

Louise Bourgeois. Imaginary Conversations, The National Museum, Oslo, Norway

Good Object / Bad Object, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Notions of Time, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

River of Rebirth, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium



Sea Lava Circle: Works from the Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir Collection, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik 
Manifesta 14, Prishtina, Kosovo 
, The Bass Museum, Miami Beach, FL, USA
A Decade of Acquisitions of Works on Paper - Part II, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bringing to Light, Towner Eastbourne, Eastbourne, UK
Girls, Girls,
Girls, Lismore Castle Arts, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Following Water, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany



On the Basis of Art. 150 Years of Women at Yale, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA
To Moscow! To Moscow! To Moscow!, GES- 2, V-A-C Foundation, Moscow, Russia

Dependent Objects, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
View From Here: Recent Acquisitions, LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles



Crossing Borders. Collecting for the Future, Kupferstich-Kabinett, Dresden, Germany
To Form a More Perfect Union, Hauser & Wirth, New York
Art for Animals. A Change in Perspective for Human Beings, Kunst-und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim am Main, Germany
(In)finite Resources, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Artists for New York, Hauser & Wirth, New York
My Generation: The Jablonka Collection, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
Silent Vision, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland

WinterreiseXavier Hufkens,  BrusselsBelgium



Luogo e SegniPalazzo Grassi, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy 

Joint is Out of TimeGalleria Nazionle d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome, Italy 



Could be (an Arrow)Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico 

25 Years! Shared Histories, Shared Stories, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland 

Space ShiftersHayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, United Kingdom 

Tables, Carpets & Dead Flowers, Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland 

Other Hats - Icelandic PrintmakingThe National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland 

Dancing With MyselfPalazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy 

Picasso-Gorky-Warhol. Sculpture and Works on Paper. Hubert Looser CollectionKunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria 

That Obscure Object of Desirecurated by Philip Larratt-Smith, Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, Sao Paulo / Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 

ExchangesThe Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK 

I Still Believe In Miracles - Works from Selvaag ArtAstrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway 

Tacita Dean: STILL LIFEThe National Gallery, London, UK 

Selves and Others. Gifts to the Collection from Carla Emil and Rich SilversteinSFMoMA, San Francisco, CA, USA 

One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite ArtMOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA 

The Land We Live In - The Land We Left BehindHauser & Wirth, Somerset, UK 



J’aime AvignonCollection Lambert, Avignon, France 

AnimalsCharles Riva Project, Brussels, Belgium 

ReView, De Pont at 25, De Pont Museum, Tilburg, The Netherlands 

Ex Situ. Samples of LifeformsCopenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark 

SerialitiesHauser & Wirth, New York, NY, USA 

Proof of Life / Lebenszeichen, Weserburg, Bremen, Germany 
The Photographic – Part IS.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium 
Calder to Kelly: The American CollectionKunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland 

Panza di Biumo Collection. The Matter of FormMuseo d’Arte Moderna e ContemporaneaTrento e Rovereto, Italy 
Behind the Screen – An Art Tribute to Isabelle HuppertMichael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin, Germany 
Artist’s Books: The CollectionHamburger KunsthalleHamburg, Germany 
Gray MattersWexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH 
Other Hats: Icelandic Printmaking, International Print Center New York, New York NY 


On Paper: Finding Form, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD
House of Commons, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
SPLIT. Mirror. Light. Reflection, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
Animality, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, England 
First Light: A Decade of Collecting at the ICA, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA
Dancing with Myself. Self-portrait and Self-invention. Works from the Pinault Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Inside – Contemporary Artists and Writers in Reading Prison, Reading Prison, Reading, England
Kingdom – Flora, Fauna, Fable, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Nature Based, Kröller-Müller Museum,Otterlo, Netherlands
Au Coeur. Territoire de l’enfance, Collection Lambert,  Avignon, France
I still believe in miracles, Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland
Collected, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco CA
Galerie Hussenot, Paris, France
Invisible Adversaries, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson NY
Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles CA


Salon d’Hiver, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
Tempo al Tempo. Art from Anno Domini to Roni Horn, Roman Road, London, England 
Drawing. THE BOTTOM LINE, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Visual Leader 2015, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Faux Amis, Simon Lee, London, England
Opening the Box: Unpacking Minimalism, The George Economou Collection, Athens, Greece 
Altered Appearances, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York NY
Space Between, FLAG Art Foundation, New York NY
Tension and Freedom, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
By the Book, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York NY
This is a Portrait If I Say So: Re-imagining Representation in American Art, 1912-Today, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick ME
Selections from the Kramarsky Collection, David Zwirner, New York NY
America Is Hard To See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY

Faces – Between Figures, Portraits and Masks, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany
The Blue of Distance, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen CO
Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
Choice Works, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City NJ
Faces – Between Figures, Portraits and Masks, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremburg, Germany
In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Ingi, Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Silence out loud, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, Norway
Thirty Nine Years, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale MI
Maisons Fragiles, Hauser & Wirth, London, London
Das Fotobuch und seine Autoren, Swiss National Library, Bern, Switzerland
Drawing Redefined, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln MA
Hamburg Triennial of Photography, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Tension and Freedom, CAM Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon, Portugal



Picture Ballot! Monolithic Water, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Theatre of the Mind, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills MI
Beyond and Between, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Playing by heart, Kolumba. Art Museum of the Archdiocese of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
The hidden picture. Collecting art at ING, Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, Netherlands
Ladies First! Women artists from the Schaufler Collection, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
Performance. Contemporary Photography from the Douglas Nielsen Collection, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson AZ
La disparation des lucioles, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
TRAME. Copper Crossing in contemporary art, design, technology and architecture, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
À Corps Perdu, L’Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France
LUB Collection Showcase. New Acquisitions from Ai Weiwei to Zobernig, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
Beneath the Ground: From Kafka to Kippenberger, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K21, Düsseldorf, Germany
Pure Water. The Most Valuable Resource of the World, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria
You imagine what you desire, 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
MODA Curates, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York NY
On The Road, Santo Domingo de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
David Altmejd, Roni Horn, Didier Vermeiren, Danh Vo, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
View From Above, Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Greece
Pink, Spazio -1 Collezione Giancarlo E Danna Olgiati, Lugano, Switzerland



Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Artists Space, New York NY, Culturgest, Artists Space, New York NY, Lisbon, Portugal, Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

Elemental, Boden Art Center, Boden, Sweden
Colección Helga de Alvear. El Arte del Presente, Centro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadani, Madrid, Spain

93, 20th anniversary exhibition, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Personal, political, mysterious, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA

Pro Choice, Fri Art. Centre d’Art de Fribourg / Kunsthalle Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

The Distaff Side, The Granary, Sharon, Connecticut, USA

15 Years of the Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hamburger Kunsthalle / Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hamburg, Germany
Elemental, Havremagasinet – Boden Art Center, Boden, Sweden

Ages. Portraits of growing older, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz, Austria
Paisaje 1969 – 2013, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico 
Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
AGES. Porträts vom Älterwerden, Oberösterreichische Landesmuseum / Landesgalerie Linz, Linz, Austria

Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur Köln, Cologne, Germany
Prima Materia, Punta della Dogana / Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy
Zeichen. Sprache. Bilder. Schrift in der Kunst seit den 1960er Jahren, Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany

Prima Materia, Punta della Dogana / Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy

15 Years of the Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Paisaje 1969 – 2013, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico



Von Horizonten / On Horizons, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Dark Matters,
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
Viewpoint. A closer look at showing,
Huis Marseille – Museum voor fotografie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Für Hund und Katz ist auch noch Platz.
Fotografien aus der DZ BANKKunstsammlung, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany
Parallelwelt Zirkus / The Circus as a Parallel Universe,
Kunsthalle Wien,  Vienna, Austria
Drawn Margo Leavin Gallery,  Los Angeles CA
In Praise of Doubt,
Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
Light and Landscape,
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville NY
MoMA Museum of Modern Art, New York NY
Rolla Foundation, Bruzella, Switzerland
The Dwelling Life of Man,
Kunsthal KAdE,  Amersfoort, Netherlands
Pink Caviar,
Louisiana Museum,Copenhagen, Denmark





The Joan Miró Prize



Aspen Award for Art



The Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize (Short-listed)



Sculpture Award, Sculpture Center, New York, USA

Alpert Award in the Arts, Los Angeles, USA



Engelhard Foundation Artist Residency, Bequia, Iceland



NEA Artist’s Fellowship, Washington DC, USA

Guggenheim Fellowship, New York, USA



AVA 7, Awards in the Visual Arts, North Carolina, USA



NEA Artist’s Fellowship, Washington DC, USA



NEA Artist’s Fellowship, Washington DC, USA



Humanities Development Grant, Colgate University, Hamilton NY, USA



Ford Foundation Grant, New Haven CT, USA

Alice Kimball Travelling Fellowship, from Yale University, New Haven CT, USA

Art Fairs