1947, Bronxville, New York - Lives and works in New York

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Bird Calls (included in Tellus #5 and #6 Audio Cassette Magazine) [This audio work can be heard at UBU.com] Tellus 1984
(untitled - red / blue + black / white) self 1978
As Serious as a Circus  Isabella Kacprzak 1987 
Controlled Temperature pierre Huber, geneve 2001
Did you take this airplane home? - Enough  Museum of Modern Art, New York  1987 
Dunn-Rite and Other Pictures  Studio Guenzani, Milano  2001 
Enough  Museum of Modern Art, New York  1987
Interesting Nature Morte 1985
It is something like putting words in your mouth  uncertain  
It Remains To Be Seen "as serious as a circus" Metro Pictures  1987
Who Says Who Shows Who Counts: The Show Isn't Over Photographic Resource Center, Boston  1989 
Louise Lawler: An Arrangement of Pictures Assouline 2000
Louise Lawler and Others Kunstmuseum Bassel, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst / Hatje Cantz   2004
Louise Lawler: A Spot on the Wall De Appel, Amsterdam 1998
Twice Untitled and Other Pictures (looking back)  Wexner Center for the Arts 2006
The Tremaine Pictures 1984-2007 BFAS Blondeau Fine Art, Geneva 2007
What is the Same / Louise Lawler / The Same and The Other in the Works of Louise Lawler  Maison de la Culture, Saint-Etienne  1986
Democracy: A Project by Group Material Bay Press / Dia Art Foundation 1990
Inserts ["Advertising Supplement to The New York Times" sponsored by the Public Art Fund] Group Material 1988
On the Museum's Ruins [by Douglas Crimp with photographs by Louise Lawler) MIT Press 1993
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
Art and the Dialectic Process [catalogue brochure] Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania  1987 
Art Museum  Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona 1995
Blurring the Boundries: Installation Art 1969-1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego 1996
Carnegie International 1991 [Curators: Lynne Cooke and Mark Francis] The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 1991
Contemporary Perspectives 1984  Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 1984
Cultural Economies:Histories from the Alternative Arts Movement, NYC  The Drawing Center, New York 1996
Damaged Goods: Desire and the Economy of the Object  The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York  1986 
Deep Storage: Collecting, Storing, and Archiving in Art P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 1998 
Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1991
Documenta 8 (with Group Material) [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger] Kassel   1987
Documenta 12  Kassel, Germany 2007
Educating Barbie [Mark Harris] Trans Hudson Gallery, New York 1998
From the Collection of Sol LeWitt  Independent Curators  1985
Inscapes [curator: Saskia Bos] De Appel, Amsterdam  1992 
Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art  University Art Museum, Santa Barbara  2002 
...., Louise Lawler, Adrian Piper, and Cindy Sherman  Artists Space, New York 1978
Louise Lawler / Cindy Sherman / Laurie Simmons Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 1993
Matrix, A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art  [1984] Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT  1975+ 
Perverted by Language  Hillword Art Gallery, New York 1987 
Power: Its Myths and Mores in American Art 1961-1991  Indianapolis Museum of Art  1991
Public Art [Lawler designed the catalogue for this exhibition] Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta 1985
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art: A Selections from the Permanent Collection  San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art 1990
Slide Show: Projected Images in Contemporary Art  The Baltimore Museum of Art  2005 
Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1995
The Art of Memory / The Loss of History  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1986
The Big Nothing  Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 2004
The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 80s The New Museum of Contemporary Art / The Studio Museum of Harlem / the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art,, New York 1990
The Desire of the Museum Whitney Museum Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza 1989
The End(s) of the Museum  [Els Limits del Museu] Fundacio Antoni Tapies de Barcelona  1995 
The Fairy Tale: Politics, Desire, and Everyday Life Artists Space, New York 1986 
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect  The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1999
The Photography of Invention: American Pictures on the 1980s  National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution 1989
The Pictures Generation 1974-1984 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2009
The Real Big Picture The Queens Museum, New York 1986
Whitney Biennial 1991 [Richard Armstrong, John G. Hanhardt, Richard Marshall, and Lisa Phillips] Whitney Museum of American Art 1991
Whitney Biennial 2000 [Michael Auping, Valerie Cassel, Hugh M. Davies, Jane Farver, Andrea Miller-Keller, and Lawrence R. Rinder] Whitney Museum of American Art 2000
Whitney Biennial 2008 Whitney Museum of American Art 2008
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
Resistance (Anti-Baudrillard) White Columns, New York 1987
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press / Tate Gallery 2009
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture University of California Press 1992
But is it Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism  Bay Press  1995 
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
On the Museum's Ruins  MIT Press 1993
Picture This: Films Chosen by Artists Hallways Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo 1987
Real Life Magazine: Selected Writings and Project s 1979-1994 Primary Information, New York 2006
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
Thinking About Exhibitions  Routledge 1996
Witness to Her Art [Eau de Cologne - Monika Spruth Galerie] Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College 2006
Art in America [Louise Lawler] October  1991
Art in America [Louise Lawler Looks Back] December 2006
Art Nexus, Vol.45, #3 [Art & Economy - exhibition review by Luis Camnitzer] July-September 2002
Exit # 9 - Spaces for Art [Interpositions: The Work of Louise Lawler] Exit, Image and Culture, Madrid 2003
Flash Art [Louise Lawler: Mirror Amusemunts of Art-World Topicality] October 1989 
Lusitania Volume 1 #3  Fall 1990
Parkett # 22  Parkett  1989
October 26  [Arrangement of Pictures] MIT Press 1983
Tellus: The Audio Cassette Magazine # 5/6 [Lawler's "Bird Calls"]  Tellus / Harvestworks media Arts 1984
The Flue Vol.1 #3 Franklin Furnace, December 1980
Trans> arts.cultures.media # 5 Passim, Inc.  1998
Upfront # 14/15 - PADD [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] PAD/D 1987/8
Wedge # 2 [Lawler, Louise and Sherrie Levine: A Picture is No Substitute for Anything] Wedge  1982