Nicole Eisenman

Born in Verdun, France
Lives and works in New York
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Solo Exhibitions

"Baden Baden Baden," Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany (link)
"Dark Light," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
"A Valentine's Day Show," Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY (link)
Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
“Faces: Painted Reliefs,” Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
"Dark Light," Secession, Vienna, Austria (link)
Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster, Germany
Hydra Workshop, Hydra, Greece
"Al-ugh-ories," New Museum, New York, NY (link)
“Magnificent Delusion,” Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
"Masterpieces & Curiosities: Nicole Eisenman's Seder," The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
"The Kiss," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
"Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993 - 2013," Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO, curated by Kelly Schindler; traveled to the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Philadelphia, PA; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), San Diego, CA
"Nicole Eisenman / MATRIX 248," University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
"Woodcuts, Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes," Leo Koenig Gallery, New York, NY
"Tis but a scratch A scratch?! Your arms off! No, it isnt," Studio Voltaire, London, UK (link)
"New Paintings", Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
"READYKEULOUS; The Hurtful Healer: The Correspondence," Invisible-Exports, New York, NY
"Nicole Eisenman," Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
"Nicole Eisenman," Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
"Coping," Barbara Weiss Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"A Show Born of Fear," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects
"Nicole Eisenman," Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland; Le Plateau, Frac Ile de France, Paris, France
"Progress: Real and Imagined," Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
"A Show Called Nowhere," Barbara Weiss Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Chunga en el callejon del Cuajo," Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico (with Jessica Rodriguez)
"Nicole Eisenman: ALL FOR THE GOO(D)," Van Horn, Dusseldorf, Germany
"Elizaville," Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Entwistle Gallery, London, UK
"Behavior, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Galerie Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, Netherlands (with Jason Fox)
Centraal Museum Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
"Nicole Eisenman," Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Trial Balloon, New York, NY
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Group Exhibitions

"Pulled in Brooklyn," International Print Center, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (forthcoming)
"Fire," Company Gallery, New York, NY
"Palimpsest," Lismore Castle, Lismore, Ireland
"Drawn Together Again," FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Studio Voltaire Benefit Exhibition, London, UK
"Noise! Frans Hals, Otherwise," Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
“A Show Born of Fear," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
"The Trick Brain," Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon (link)
"This Woman's Work," Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA (link)
"TEN," Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA
"Sculpture Garden," Art Lot, Brooklyn, NY
“tears then holes,” Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
“Intimacy,” curated by Stephen Truax, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
“Go Figure,” Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
“In Tribute to Jack Tilton: A Selection from 35 Years,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
“Scenes from the Collection,” Jewish Museum, New York, NY
“Cast of Characters,” Bureau of General Services—Queer Division and The LGBT Community Center, New York, NY
“2018 Ceremonial Exhibition: Work by New Members and Recipients of Awards,” American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
“The Everywhere Studio,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
“The American Dream. American Realism 1945-2016,” Kunsthalle Emden, Germany
“Marching to the Beat,” Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Für Barbara,” curated by Leo Koenig, Hall Art Foundation | Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany
“The White Heat,” Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY
“Women Painting,” Miami Dade College Kendall Gallery, Miami, FL
“Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros,” curated by Eric Fischl Hall Art Collection, Reading, VT
“Zeitgeist,” Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (MAMCO), Geneva, Switzerland
“Uncanny Likeness,” Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY
“Piss and Vinegar: Two Generations of Provocateurs,” New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
“Idols and Impossible Structures: New Prints 2017/Winter,” International Print Center, New York, NY
“Looking Back / The 11th White Columns Annual - Selected by Anne Doran,” White Columns, New York, NY
“Engender,” Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“The Trick Brain,” curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
"James HD Brown; Life and Work in Mexico,” USC Fischer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
"Marching to the Beat," Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“I Plan to Stay a Believer,” Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
“Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversations Between Artists,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
“Soil Erosion,” curated by Shannon Ebner, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
“Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Le Grand Balcon,” La Biennale de Montréal, curated by Philippe Pirotte, Montréal, Canada
“These Strangers,” SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
“Intimisms,” James Cohan, New York, NY
"Fetching Blemish," Invisible-Exports, New York, NY
"A Painting Show," Sadie Coles Gallery, London, UK
"All back in the skull together," Maccarone, New York, NY
"America is Hard to See," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
"Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age," Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
“The Great Mother: Women, Maternity, and Power in Art and Visual Cutlure, 1900 – 2015,” curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
"No Joke," Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World," curated by Laura Hoptman, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Manifesta 10, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, curated by Kaspar Knig
"Hidden and Revealed," Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"New Dawn," curated by Leidy Churchman, Silberkuppe, Berlin
"Every day in every way Im freely opening my senses to the beauty in myself and opening up to all the beauty around me and in all the people I will encounter," Martos Gallery, New York, NY
"2013 Carnegie International," Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
"Outside the Lines," Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX
"NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star," New Museum, New York, NY
"Body Language," Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
"Catch as Catch Can," Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Nightfall," MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen, Hungary
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
"B-Out," Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Scott Hug
"A Painting Show," Harris Lieberman, New York, NY
"Prospect II," curated by Dan Cameron, New Orleans, LA
"The Air We Breathe," SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA
"Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts," American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
"Leidy Celeste Nicole," Museum 52, New York, NY
"Painting, Smoking, Eating," Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
"Horizon," EFA Gallery, New York, curated by David Humphrey
"The Eighth Square: Gender, Life and Desire in Art Since 1960," Museum Ludwig, Cologne
"Through the Looking Glass," Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zrich, Switzerland
"This is not a Love Song," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects
"Post Everything," The Rotunda Gallery, New York, NY
"360 degrees art," Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany, curated by Stefan von Wiese
Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
"Self-Preservation Society, Leo Koenig Inc., New York
Roger Bijkomen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
"A La Pared/On the Wall," Museo de Arte Carrilo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
"Silent Stories," Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
"Slices of Life," Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dsseldorf
"Central Station: The Harold Falckenberg Collection," La Maison Rouge, Foundation Antoine de Albert, Paris, France
"Dreamland Artists Club," Creative Time, New York, NY
"USA Today," Galleri S.E., Bergen, Norway
"The Coney Island Project," Creative Time, New York, NY
"100 Artists See God," curated by John Baldesarri and Meg Cranston, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
"As Time Goes By," Gordian Weber Kunsthandel, Cologne, Germany
Roger Bjorkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
"As Time Goes By," Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
"DC: Lilly van der Stokker," Ludwig Museum, Cologne
"On the Wall: Wallpaper and Tableau," Sammlung Speck; K21 Kunstsammlung, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dsseldorf
Sammlung Speck, Kunstmuseum Graz, Austria
"Off the Wall," The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
"The Feminine Persuasion," Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IN
"Comic Release!," Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
"Turn On, Drop Out," China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
"The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum," Works on Paper, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
"The Paper Sculpture Show," The Sculpture Center, Queens, NY (In Collaboration with ICI)
"There's Always Tomorrow," Galeria Maribini, Bologna, Italy
"Retrospectacle: 25 years of collecting Modern and Contemporary Art," Denver Museum of Art, Denver
"Family," The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
"El Bello Genero Convulsiones y Permanencias Actuales," Comunidad de Madrid, Consejeria de las Artes, Madrid, Spain
"The Empire Strikes Back," curated by Jason Fox and Cannon Hudson, Avenue B Gallery, New York
"Super Natural Playground," Marella Fine Arts, Milan, Italy
"Fast Food For Thought: Cartoon in Art," ArtScan Gallery & Rudolph Projects, Houston, TX
"Threads of Vision: Toward a New Feminine Poetics," Cleveland Center of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
"Waterworks," curated by Kim Levin, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden
"Driving Women," Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY
"Self Made Men," curated by Alexi Worth, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
"Pop & Post-Pop (On Paper)," Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
"Uncomfortable Beauty," Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY
"H2O," Works on Paper, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
"Blurring Lines in Contemporary Drawing," John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
"People," Andrea Rosen Gallery Booth, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
"Picturing the Modern Amazon," New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
"The Figure: Another Side of Modernism," Snug Harbor, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, New York, NY
"1/2: Going Forward Looking Back," Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
"The Likeness of Being," DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
"Prophecies," Swiss Institute, New York, NY
"Zona F," Espai d'art contemporani de Castell, Castell, Spain
"Deja Vu: Reworking the Past," Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
"Here Kitty, Kitty," Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
"The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000 Part II," 1950-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
"Warehouse," Exit Art, New York, NY
"I am a Virgin," The Waiting Room at the School of Art and Design, University of Wolverhampton, UK
"54 x 54 x 54," Museum of Contemporary Art, London
"Two DoorsTrue Value," Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
"Cant We All Just Get Along," Deven Golden, New York, NY
"Codex USA," Entwistle Gallery, London, UK
"Deal and Reality," Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria
"From The Corner of the Eye," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
"some WOMEN/PRETTY girls," University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
"Animal Tales: Contemporary Bestiary and Animal Painting," Whitney Museum at Champion, Stamford, CT
"The Wolfsonian Mural Project," Miami (organized by The Drawing Center, New York)
"HEART, MIND, BODY, SOUL: American Art in the 1990s, Selections from the Permanent Collection," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
"New WorkDrawings Today," San Fransisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
"Drawn & Quartered," Karen McCready Fine Art, New York, NY
"Woven in Oaxaca," A/D Gallery, New York, NY
"Womens Work, SECCA," Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
"Just What Do You Think Youre Doing Dave," Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
"Form and Function of Drawing Today," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
"Fracturing the Gaze," Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX
"The Gaze," Momenta Art, New York, NY
"Dissolution: Made in the U.S.A.," Laurent Delaye Gallery, London, UK
Galerie Rdiger Schttle, Munich, Germany
"The Road Show," Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY
"Vraiment: Fminisme et lart," curated by Laura Cottingham, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
"Sex / Industry," curated by John Yau, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
"20 x 152," Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY
"The Name of the Place," curated by Laurie Simmons, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
"Identity Crisis: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art," Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece; traveled to: Museu dArt Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain; Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
"a/drift," curated by Joshua Dector, Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
"Be Specific," curated by Michael Duncan, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Gender, fucked," curated by Catherine Lord, Center for Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
"The Comic Depiction of Sex in American Art: Nicole Eisenman, Erika Rothenberg, Jimmy Shaw, Benjamin Weissman, Sue Williams," Galerie in Haus 19, Munich, Germany
"Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's Dinner Party in Feminist Art History," Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, UCLA, Los Angeles
"Defining the Nineties: Consensus-Making In New York, Miami and Los Angeles," curated by Bonnie Clearwater, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
"Real Fake," Neuberger Museum, SUNY at Purchase, Purchase, NY
"Screen," curated by Joshua Decter, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
"Playtime," Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford, CT
"A Glimpse of the Norton Collection as Revealed by Kim Dingle," Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
"Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
"Pervert," The University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
"Picassoid," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Inside Out: Psychological Self Portraits, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
"Way Cool," Exit Art, New York, NY
"Odschon Malerei (Painting)," Gallery Mittelstrasse 18, Potsdam, Germany
"Komix," Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, NY
Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
"Toys Art Us," Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York, NY
"Seduction and Betrayal," curated by Shoshana Blank and Bonnie Clearwater, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
New Museum Benefit Show, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
"Watt, Witte de With," Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Kunstverein Munich, Munich, Germany
Kunsthaus Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
White Columns, New York, NY
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
"The Seventh Wave," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Sex," Adam Baumgold Fine Arts, New York, NY
"Bad Girls," The Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland
"Return of the Cadavre Exquis," The Drawing Center, New York, NY
"Bad Girls," curated by Marcia Tanner, Wright Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
"Arrested Childhood," curated by Bonnie Clearwater, The Center for Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
"Wenn die Kinder sind im Dunkeln," curated by Birgit Jrgenssen, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
"Bad Girls," The Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
"Bad Girls," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
"bODD," Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
"The Seventh Wave," curated by Stephen Foster, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, UK
"Urban Analysis," curated by Maynard Munroe, Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York, NY
"Eau de Cologne 8393," Monica Spurth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
"Coming to Power," David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
"1920," Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY
Elizabeth Koury Gallery, New York, NY
303 Gallery, New York, NY
"Fever," Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY
"Wall Drawings," The Drawing Center, New York, NY
"Part Fantasy," Trial Balloon, New York, NY
"The Lesbian Museum: 10,000 Years of Penis Envy," Franklin Furnace, New York, NY
"Imagining Indians," curated by Fred Wilson, Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, New York, NY
"Figuring Eros," Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural enter, Staten Island, NY

Other Projects

Bush Shelter Project: Nicole Eisenman Intentions, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida
Ridykeulous, curated by Nicole Eisenman and A. L. Steiner, Participant Inc, New York
Scenery, White Oak Dance Project
Jennifer Monson, set design for dance program at The Kitchen, New York
The Choice, co-curated group exhibition at Exit Art, New York
Summer of Bad Plays, Writer and Actor
Magazine cover project for Art magazine, March
Centerfold project for Frieze magazine, November/December


"Nicole Eisenman: Figure Drawing Atelier with Commentary by Margie Weinstein, Manager of Education Initiatives", 2012 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York, NY


Present Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Mount Royal College of Art, Baltimore, MD
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Selected Press

Sutton, Benjamin. "A Nicole Eisenman fountain will splash down in Boston." Artsy, April 9 (link)
Russeth, Andrew. "Nicole Eisenman Fountain Will Grace Boston," ArtNews, April 9 (link)
Buck, Louisa. "Lismore Castle serves up a rich palimpsest of themes for new show," Art Newspaper, April 5 (link)
Alma, Rahel. "By All Means, Judge a Book By Its Cover," Garage (blog), December 24 (link)
Brown, Kate. "Nicole Eisenman Makes a Dramatic Turn to Sculpture in Her First Solo Institutional Show in Germany," artnet, November 8 (link)
Freeman, Nate. "What Sold at FIAC," Artsy, October 22 (link)
Small, Zachary, "Looking at Queer Constellations of Intimacy," Hyperallergic (web), August 20 (link)
Hickley, Catherine, "Münster on track to raise funds for Eisenman fountain as artist and gallery reduce price," The Art Newspaper (web), August 15 (link)
Faires, Robert, "Nicole Eisenman Receives Booth/FLAG Art Prize," The Austin Chronicle (web), August 6 (link)
Friel, Katie, "Austin art museum bestows one of the world's most ambitious prizes on New York artist," Culture Map Austin (web), August 3 (link)
"Nicole Eisenman Wins $200,000 Suzanne Deal Booth/FLAG Art Foundation Prize," ArtForum (web), August 3 (link)
Barnes, Michael, "Austin museum picks winner of $800,000 art prize," My Statesman (web), August 2 (link)
van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire "Nicole Eisenman wins $200,000 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize," Sight Lines Magazine (web), August 2 (link)
Smith, Roberta, "Painting: An (Incomplete) Survey of the State of the Art," New York Times (web), August 2 (link)
Felsenthal, Julia, "A Landmark Exhibition Returns for Its 3rd Iteration, Spread Across 5 Venues," Vogue (web), June 27 (link)
"Anonymous was... artist Susan Unterberg," The Art Newspaper (web), July 23 (link)
Pogrebin, Robin, "She Gave Millions to Artists Without Credit. Until Now.," New York Times (web), July 20 (link)
Nechamkin, Sarah, "Woman Who Anonymously Gave Millions to Female Artists Reveals Herself," The Cut (web), July 20 (link)
Logan, Elizabeth, "This Photographer Has Anonymously Donated Millions To Female Artists For Decades," W Magazine (web), July 21 (link)
Sussman, Anna Louie, “What Sold at Art Basel,” Artsy (web), June 17 (link)
Da Silva, José, “All the president’s men (and one first lady) at Art Basel,” The Art Newspaper (web), June 15 (link)
Tonguette, Peter, "Abstract exhibit at Pizzuti Collection celebrates human form," The Columbus Dispatch (web), May 27 (link)
Varadi, Keith J., "Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects," carla (web), April 18 (link)
Gerwin, Daniel, "Nicole Eisenman’s Portraits of Angry White Men," Hyperallergic (web), April 12 (link)
Waters, Sydney, "Dark Light is a Masterpiece of Political Relevance," Art and Cake, April 9 (web) (link)
Mizota, Sharon, “In Nicole Eisenman’s paintings, a must-see mirror to America’s political moment,” Los Angeles Times (web), April 2 (link)
Lasarow, Bill, “Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter LA Projects,” ArtScene, April
Goldman, Edward, “Listening to Artists,” KCRW Art Talk, March 20 (link)
Hickley, Catherine, “Beer and bread rolls for a vandilised sculpture in Münster,” The Art Newspaper (web), March 14 (link)
Petrovich, Dushko, "The New Face of Portrait Painting," The New York Times Style Magazine, February 12 (link)
Hafner, Hans-Jürgen, translated by Nicholas Grindell, "Nicole Eisenman at Secession, Vienna," frieze, January/February
Farago, Jason, "A Museum's Fresh Take on the Whole Meggilah," New York Times, January 26 (link)
Nayeri, Farah, "The Art on Her Walls Echoes Her Mission: Backing Bold Works by Women," New York Times, January 26 (link)
Truax, Stephen, “Why Young Queer Artists Are Trading Anguish for Joy,” Artsy (web), November 7 (link)
Hicklev, Catherine, “Locals fight to retain Eisenman fountain following Sculpture Projects Münster,” The Art Newspaper (web), October 10 (link)
Hoffmann, Jens, "Skulptur Projekte Münster," frieze, September 11 (link)
Kinsella, Eileen, “See the Photo Highlights of Skulptur Projekte Münster, the World’s Most Important Public Art Show, artnet News (web), June 9 (link)
Trouillot, Terence, The New Face of Painting? Nicole Eisenman Reinvents Portraiture in Her New Show at Anton Kern,” artnet News (web), June 6 (link)
Hoffmann, Jens, “Reviews: Biennale de Montréal,” Artforum, February (link)
Karch, Swangje, “Nicole Eisenman,” Blau, April
Coates, Jennifer, “The Goo of Paint: How every mark matters,” Modern Painters, May
Myles, Eileen, “Nicole Eisenman’s Green World,” frieze, May (link)
Solway, Diane, “Nicole Eisenman Has Both Style and Substance,” W Magazine, May
Solomon, Deborah, “A Conversation with Nicole Eisenman and Grace Dunham,” The New York Times, May 7
Allen, Emma, “The Rain in Spain: The MacArthur-winning artist Nicole Eisenman learns to talk like Eliza Doolittle,” The New Yorker, May 9
Schjeldahl, Peter, “Seriously Funny: A Nicole Eisenman Retrospective,” The New Yorker, May 16
Thackara, Tess, “Nicole Eisenman’s Paintings Will Make You Laugh, Even When it Hurts,” Artsy (web), May 6
Indrisek, Scott, “Normal is Boring: Nicole Eisenman at the New Museum,” Blouin Artinfo (web), May 4
Spellings, Sarah, “This Artist Sees Right Through Your Relationship Shams,” The Cut (web), May 11
Smith, Roberta, “Nicole Eisenman, Fluidly Merging Past, Present and Future,” The New York Times, June 2
Yau, John, “A Truly Great Artist,” Hyperallergic (web), June 5
Greenberger, Alex, “Historical Friction: Nicole Eisenman at the New Museum and Anton Kern, New York,” ArtNews (web), June 9
Herriman, Kat, “The Wicked Comedy of Nicole Eisenman’s Allegorical Paintings,” The Creators Project (web), June 24
“Now Showing: Nicole Eisenman,” Elephant Magazine, Summer
Schwabsky, Barry, “Nicole Eisenman’s Path to Genius,” The Nation (web), July 14
Istomina, Tatiana, “Nicole Eisenman: New York, at New Museum and Anton Kern,” Art in America (web), September 1
Korczynski, Jacob, “‘Le Gran Balcon/The Grand Balcony,” La Biennale de Montréal,” art agenda (web), October 26
Ridykeulous (Nicole Eisenman + A.L. Steiner), “An Open Letter To Our Future Selves, by the Art Duo Ridykeulous,” W Magazine (web), November 1
Lewis, Jacqueline, “Nicole Eisenman Hides Nothing,” Cultured Magazine, Winter
Esplund, Lance, Reshuffling, Not Reinventing, The Wall Street Journal, January 27
Tuchman, Phyllis, The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, The Brooklyn Rail, March 5
Rodney, Seph, Can I Get A Witness: The Persistence of Narrative Painting, Artillery, March
Maine, Stephen, The Forever Now, Artillery, March
Wise, Lloyd, The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, Artforum, March
DSouza, Aruna, Nicole Eisenman is an Artist with a lot on her Seder Plate: Subverting Passover Traditions at Jewish Museum, Forward, April 1
Johnson, Ken, All Back in the Skull Together, New York Times, April 9
Miranda, Carolina, The Whitney Museum Announces Inaugural Show, and the Internet Parses, Los Angeles Time, April 16
Merjian, Ara H., The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, frieze, April
Frank, Priscilla, Art Exhibition Champions Blemishes, Pimples, Scars and Other Glorious Flaws, Huffington Post, January 11
20 Artists Who Make New York, Elephant, Spring
Chute, James, Taking a stand for Nicole Eisenman, The San Diego Union-Tribune (web), July 15
Eisenman, Nicole, Art in America (cover), September
Durbin, Andrew, Painting Ghosts, Out (web), September 16
2015 MacArthur Fellows Include Nicole Eisenman, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Artforum (web), September 29
Jeppesen, Travis, Critics Picks: Nicole Eisenman at Galerie Barbara Weiss, Artforum (web), October 9
Mullins, Charlott, Picture People: The New State of the Art, Thames & Hudson (catalogue)
Tourjee, Diana, The Human Painter Making Art Worthy of Aliens, Broadly (web), November 17
Stange, Raimar, Nicole Eisenman: Galerie Barbara Weiss, frieze d/e, December - February
Vartanian, Hrag, Artists Nicole Eisenman and LaToya Ruby Frazier Among 2015 MacArthur Genius Grant Winners, Hyperallergic (web), September 29
Pogrebin, Robin, MacArthur Genius Grant Winners for 2015 are Announced, New York Times (web), September 29
Smith, Roberta, Nicole Eisenman Savors Her MacArthur Moment, New York Times, September 29
Saltz, Jerry, Nicole Eisenman is a Massively Deserving Genius, Vulture (web), September 30
Hine, Thomas, Art: Eisenman at ICA: Great, getting better,, October 19
Cotter, Holland, In Museums, Masters Old and New, The New York Times, September 3
Smolik, Noemi, Manifesta 10, Frieze, September
Indrisek, Scott, At MoMA, 17 Painters of Our Forever Now, ArtInfo, December 9
Saltz, Jerry, Forever Now is MoMAs Market Moment, Vulture, December 12
Zhong, Fan, Nicole Eisenman: Brushes with Greatness, W Magazine, December 11
Fitzpatrick, Corrine, Best of 2014: Corrine Fitzpatrick,, December 11
Farago, Jason, The Forever Now Review: Calling time on the Avant Garde, The Guardian, December 12
Vartanian, Hrag, et al., Best of 2014: Our Top 10 Exhibitions Across the United States, Hyperallergic, December 26
Johnson, Paddy, The Ten Best Exhibitions of 2014, Art F City, December 31
Sheets, Hilarie M., Nicole Eisenman at Institute of Contemporary Art, ArtNews, December 31
Latimer, Quinn, Highlights from 2014 Quinn Latimer, Frieze Blog, December 23
Smith, Roberta, End-of-Year Must-See, New York Times, December 27
Dijksterhuis, Edo, Diversity rules at 45th edition of the art markets Olympics, ArtSlant, June 19
Spence, Rachel, The Hermitages NIkhail Piotrovsky on hosting Manifesta, Financial Times, June 6
Knudsen, Stephen, Nicole Eisenman: The Relevance of 21st-Century Expressionism, Art Pulse, June 1
Cristello, Stephanie, Open Letter to an Enemy: Nicole Eisenman (1993 2013), The Seen, May 19
Russeth, Andrew, 2014 Gwangju Biennale Releases Full 105-artist list, Gallerist NY, June 13
Russeth, Andrew, "Heres Manifesta 10′s Artist List," GalleristNY, March 25 (link)
Russeth, Andrew,"Morning Links: Betye Saar Edition," Gallerist NY, April 11 (link)
Bryan-Wilson, Julia; Castle, Terry; Perta, Litia; Schindler, Kelley; "Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993 - 2013," exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, published by Buchhandlung Walther Knig, Cologne, Germany
Gass, William, Review Readykeulous by Ridykeulous: This is What Liberation Feels Like, Art Papers, March/April
Thomas, Mary, Appreciation for the 2013 Carnegie International 2013, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 4
Russell, Stefene, "The Arts: 'Dear Nemesis: Nicole Eisenman, 1993-2013' at Contemporary Art Museum-St. Louis," St. Louis Magazine, March (link)
Suico, Angela, The Carnegies Evening of Drawing With Nicole Eisenman, Pittsburgh City Paper, Feburary 28
Thomas, Mary, Carnegie Museum of Art acquires additional works by International artists, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 25
Russeth, Andrew, Carnegie Acquires Work From 2013 International by Guyton, Stark, Eisenman, Olowska, More, Gallerist NY, February 18
Griesbach, Sarah Hermes, "Reflection: Nicole Eisenman's Broad Range On View At CAM," St. Louis Public Radio, February 13 (link)
Miller, Sarah Bryan, "Artist Nicole Eisenman isn't afraid to make viewers uncomfortable," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 8
Gay, Malcolm, "Dear Nemesis: Figurative painting is alive and well in CAM's survey of Nicole Eisenman's mid career work," Riverfront Times, January 30 (link)
Griffin, Jonathan, Review: 2013 Carnegie International, art agenda, January 7 (link)
____. Show of Shows Ten Museum Exhibitions Not to Miss in 2014: No. 1, Nicole Eisenman at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Modern Painters, January
Knudsen, Robert, "Top Ten Contemporary Art Exhibits in 2013," The Huffington Post, January 2
Fiduccia, Joanna, A Desperate Age Review: 2013 Carnegie International, Spike Art Quarterly, Winter
Shaw, Kurt, "Sculptures at Carnegie Museum bend historical allusions," Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 28
Hopf, Judith, "Best of 2013: Nicole Eisenman at Studio Voltaire, London," Artforum, December
Raczka, Robert, Nicole Eisenmans good bad painting and witty sculpture are a highlight at the Carnegie International, Pittsburgh City Paper, November 6
Schjeldahl, Peter, "Play Time: The Carnegie International," The New Yorker, October 21 (link)
Smith, Roberta, Global Extravaganza, but on a Human Scale, The New York Times, October 11
Goodden, Sky, Welding a New Medium, Nicole Eisenman Wins the Carnegie Prize, Artinfo, October 9
Foumberg, Jason, Playful Politics at the 2013 Carnegie International, Art in America, October 9
Russeth, Andrew, "A Playground in Pittsburgh: The 2013 Carnegie International Is a Quiet Triumph," GalleristNY, October 8
Thomas, Mary, "Artist Nicole Eisenman wins Carnegie Prize for ingenious installation at Carnegie International," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 8
Russeth, Andrew, "Carnegie Prize for Nicole Eisenman, Fine Prize for Zanele Muholi," GalleristNY, October 7
Thomas, Mary, "Carnegie International awards prizes to two exhibiting artists," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 7
Karlovitz, Bob, "Pair of works at Carnegie International bring home prizes," Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 7
Kukielski, Tina, Nicole Eisenman, 2013 Carnegie International Catalogue, October
Thomas, Mary, Three Curators give the Carnegie International a different look, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 29
Tanner, Marcia, Appropriation redux: Nicole Eisenman in Berkeley, Berkleyside, July 8
"Nicole Eisenman wins 2013 Carnegie Prize,", October 7
Simmons, William J., Nicole Eisenman: MATRIX 248 at BAM/PFA in Berkeley, SFAQ, July
McGarry, Kevin, "Sketch Troupe: Nicole Eisenman," V Magazine, June
DiQuinzio, Apsara, Nicole Eisenman, MATRIX 248 Brochure, Berkeley Art Museum, June
Sillman, Amy, "Preview: Nicole Eisenman," Artforum, May
Wood, Sura, Outside of the Box, The Bay Area Reporter, May 16
Smith, Roberta, 40 Nations, 1,000 Artists and One Island, New York Times, May 10
Akel, Joseph, "10 Picks: New York Frieze 2013," Interview Magazine, May 10
Higgie, Jennifer, Nicole Eisenman: In Your Head, Frieze, May (link)
Chun, Kimberly, 'Nicole Eisenman / Matrix 248': Tea Party time, San Francisco Chronicle, May 22
Meade, Fionn, "Catch as Catch Can," Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Hirsch, Faye, Nicole Eisenmans Year of Printing Prolifically, Art In Print, January - February
Gygax, Raphael, Looking Back, Looking Forward: Part 5, Frieze Blog, January 1
Molesworth, Helen, Best of 2012: Helen Molesworths Top 10, ArtForum, December
Torres, Jesus Manuel Rojas, "Locust Projects Third Annual Bus Shelter Project,, November 21
Nicole Eisenman, Parkett 91, pp. 102-149
Bors, Chris, "Whitney Biennial 2012", Artvoices Magazine, June/July, pp. 86-87
Beer, Jonathan, Nicole Eisenman Woodcuts, Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes, Leo Koenig Gallery, art-rated, July 4
Molarsky, Mona, Drawing on Talent: A Profile of Work of Artist Nicole Eisenman, New York Press, August 9
Schultz, Charles, Nicole Eisenman: Woodcuts, Ethings, Lithographs, and Monotypes at Leo Koenig, Art in Print, July/August
Wyma, Chloe 25 Questions for Witty Expressionist and Biennial Star Nicole Eisenman, Boulin Artinfo, June 19
Hirsch, Faye, Nicole Eisenmans Prints and People, Art In America, June 15
Nicole Eisenman: the story behind the artwork, in the artists own words, Modern Painters, July/August
50 Next Most Collectible Artists, Art + Auction, June
Schjeldahl, Peter, Not Like The Other Ones: A surprising Whitney Biennial, The New Yorker, March 12
Douglas, Sarah, If You Dont Do This Fair, Youre Stupid: With Sales and High Spirits, the Armory Show Gets Off to a Rollicking Start, Gallerist NY, March 7
Smith, Roberta, A Survey of a Different Color, New York Times, March 2
Pagel, David, Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects," Los Angeles Times, May 5
Simonson, Lily, Looking at Los Angeles, Nicole Eisenman and Wynne Greenwood, Art:21 blog, May 26
Shaw, Michael, Nicole Eisenman, Art Scene, May
Eisenman, Nicole, Artists on Ab-Ex, Artforum, Summer
Chang, Ian, Nicole Eisenman, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Frieze, September
Wolf, Kate, Nicole Eisenmans Human Touch, Artslant, May 16
Smith, Roberta, Post-Minimal to the Max, New York Times, February 14
Berry, Ian, Nicole Eisenman: The Way We Werent, catalogue, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
White, Brian Evans, Nicole Eisenman, Art US, Issue 28
Werneburg, Brigitte, "Kunstrundgang, TAZ Berlin, September 17
Mania, Astrid, "Verfuhrerisch direkt, Artnet Magazine, September 10
Sholis, Brian, "Nicole Eisenman, Artforum, September
"Art in General, NewCOMPANYline: Advertisement, Performance, Style and Authenticity by K8 Hardy, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, March 14
Myers, Holly, "Nicole Eisenman A Show Born of Fear at Susanne Vielmetter, ArtReview, January
Myers, Holly, "Our Favorite Shows and Artifacts: Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter, LA Weekly, December 27
Brooks, Amra, "Our Favorite Shows and Artifacts: Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter, LA Weekly, December 27
Lester, Paul, "We Remember Miami, ArtNet, December
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Gray, Emma, "Top 10 Shows in Los Angeles This Month: Nicole Eisenman, A Show Born of Fear at Susanne Vielmetter, The Saatchi Gallery Blog, November
Sholis, Brian, "Scene & Herd: Boy Wonder,, October 30
Brooks, Amra, "Must See Art: Nicole Eisenman, A Show Born of Fear at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, LA Weekly, October 25
Schindler, Anna, "In der Kunsthalle Zrich: das bad girl Nicole Eisenman, Kunstzeitung, May
Hirsch, Faye, "Tides and Tidings, Art in America, October
Smith, Roberta, "Nicole Eisenman: Progress: Real & Imagined, New York Times, June 10
Hontoria, Javier, "Trazons de un arte urgente, El Cultural, February 9-15
Parker, Erik, "The Artists Artists, Artforum, December
Davis, Tim, "Top Ten, Artforum, May
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Von Lilien, Titus, "Bomben auf Barbieland, Quest, May-June
The New Yorker, April 5
Chasin, Noah, "Nicole Eisenman: Elizaville, Time Out New York, April 1-8
Bsing, Nicole and Klass, Heiko, "Vor Erffnung ausverkauft, Die Welt, March 27
The New York Sun, March 25
Reed, John, "Critics Picks, Artforum, March
Hirsch, Jaye, "Nicole Eisenman at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Art in America, February
Sillman, Amy, "Top Ten, Artforum
Greenfield, Beth, "fired up, Out, July
"ARTtalk: canvas, ARTnews, May
"America, il doce domain, La Republica, March
Myers, Holly, "Emotions of childhood linger in paint, New York Times, December 27
Stark, Rachael, "Nicole Eisenman: Portrait of the Artist as Collaborator, NY Arts, July/August
Aizpuru, Margarita, "El Bello Gnero, Comunidad de Madrid, June
Levin, Kim, "Self-made men: male self portraits, The Village Voice, May 1
Harris, Susan, "Nicole Eisenman at Jack Tilton, Art in America, January
Clifford, Katie, "Nicole Eisenman: Jack Tilton, ARTnews, November
Naves, Mario, "All About Bambis Sex Life, The New York Observer, October 16
"Nicole Eisenman, The New Yorker, October 9
Baer, Josh, "Slow and Steady, New York Magazine, October 9
Johnson, Ken, "Art in Review: Nicole Eisenman, The New York Times, October 6
Levin, "Voice Choice: Nicole Eisenman, The Village Voice, September 19
Dimling Cochran, Rebecca, "Fantastic Worlds, Art Papers Magazine, July/August
Anton, Saul, "Prophecies, Time Out NY, March 9-16
Kennedy, Gideon C., "Enter the Doghouse, Atlanta Press, February 11-17
Fox, Catherine, "Exploring Our Best Pals, AJC, February 4
Korotkin, Joyce B., "The Likeness of Being, The New York Art World, February
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Cembalest, Robin, "The Woman in the Mirror, Elle, January


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Colgate University, NY
Harvard University, Architecture Department, MA
Hunter College, New York
Mount Royal College of Art, MD
Provincetown Workshop, MA
Rhode Island School of Design, RI
School of Visual Arts, New York
SUNY New Platz, NY
SUNY Binghamton, NY
University of Tennessee, TN
University of Kentucky, KT
Vassar College, NY
Yale University, CT
Princeton University, NJ
Queens College, NY

Grants, Awards, and Residencies

Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize
MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
Carnegie Prize, 2013 Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, PA
Cabinet Magazine paper sculpture project
Acadia Summer Arts Program, ME
John Simon Guggenheim Grant
The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
The Lois Tiffany Grant
Penny McCall Foundation Grant

Public Collections

American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithica, NY
Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY