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Tunick Spencer
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Biography
Spencer Tunick was born in Middletown, New York, 1967
BA from Emerson College, Boston, MA
One-year intensive program at the International Center of Photography (ICP), New York
Lives and works in New York


Selected installations
2016
MAMBO Museum of Modern Art, Bogota, Colombia
Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull, UK
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Dead Sea, Israel
San Miguel de Allende, Israel
2015
Garner Arts Center, New York, USA
2014
Woodridge, New York, USA
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2013
Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA
2012
Bavarian State Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Germany
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2011
Dead Sea, Israel
Gaasbeek Castle, Belgium
2010
The Lowry, Salford and Manchester, UK
Sydney Opera House & Sydney Gay and Lesbian MardiGras, Australia
2009
Greenpeace, Burgundy, France
Montauk, New York, USA
Maui, Hawaii, USA
2008
Vienna Kunsthalle, Austria, Ernst-Happel-Stadium
Cork and Dublin, Ireland
2007
University Museum of Arts and Sciences (MUCA), National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM),
Mexico City, Mexico
The Sagamore, Miami Beach, FL, USA
Greenpeace, Switzerland
Dream Amsterdam Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006
Museum Kunst Palast Dusseldorf, Germany
Fundación COFF, San Sebastian, Spain
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber (MACCSI), Caracas, Venezuela
2005
Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon 2005, Lyon, France
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, in collaboration with BBC Three, UK
Corpus 05, Brugge, Belgium
2004
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
2003
Grand Central Station, New York, USA
The Saatchi Gallery, London, England, UK
Selfridges with the General Assembly, Ltd., London, UK
Institut de Cultura de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2002
Museo de Arte de Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile
XXV Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Art in General, New York, USA
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
ArtBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Swiss Expo, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
2001
SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Deptford Town Hall, London, UK
Melbourne Fringe 2001, Melbourne, Australia
De Beyerd Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst, Breda, Netherlands
Belluard Bollwerk International (BBI), Fribourg, Switzerland
Le Tribu dell’Arte, Galleria Communale Arte de Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
2000
Galeria Joao Graca, Lisbon, Portugal
1999
Statements, Art 30 Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Someplace You Haven’t Been, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Vienna Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
Magazin 4, Vorarlberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

Selected solo exhibitions

2010
Everyday People. The Lowry, Manchester, UK
Citadinos (City Dwellers). Museo de Arte Contemporneo de Monterrey. Monterrey, Mexico
2009
City Dwellers. Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco. Mexico City, Mexico
2008
Spencer Tunick: The Beautiful Game. Kunsthalle Wien, Public Space Karlsplatz, Austria
Spencer Tunick: Explorations in Architecture. Hales Gallery. London, United Kingdom
2007
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
University Museum of Arts and Sciences (MUCA), National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM),
Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
Spencer Tunick – Serie Ciudades Desnudas. Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas,
Venezuela
Spencer Tunick: DREAM AMSTERDAM 2007. Organized and curated by Jamain Brigitha. Dream
Amsterdam Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands
i8 galleri, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006
Museum Kunst Palast Dusseldorf, Germany
Hales Gallery, London, UK
Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
Brugge Plus, Concetgebouw, Brugge, Belgium
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
2005
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
Corpus Ibericim, Kültur Büro Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
RuArts Foundation, Moscow, Russia
2004
Public Works 2001 – 2004, I-20 Gallery, New York, USA
Spencer Tunick. Hales Gallery, London, UK
Manmade and Natural, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, OH, USA
2003
Nude Adrift. Institut de Cultura de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2002
Spencer Tunick. Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nude Adrift. Hales Gallery, London, UK
Spencer Tunick. Artcore, Toronto, Canada
Upstate. Part 1, I-20 Gallery, New York, USA
Spencer Tunick: Nude Adrift. Dinaburg Arts, New York, USA
Studio Miscetti, Rome, Italy
2001
Deptford Town Hall. Curated by Miria Swain and Rawia Edwards. London, UK
Spencer Tunick/Self. Curated by Elly Stegeman. De Beyerd Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst, Breda, Netherlands
Le Tribu dell’Arte, Galleria Communale Arte de Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
2000
Reaction Zone. I-20 Gallery, New York, USA
America Zone. Hales Gallery, London, UK
Galeria Joao Graca, Lisbon, Portugal
Perspective. FIAC 2000, Paris, France
1999
Statements (I-20). Art 30 Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Someplace You Haven’t Been. Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Magazin 4, Vorarlberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
1998
Naked States. I-20 Gallery, New York, USA
1996
Naked Pavement. Exquisite Corpse, Burlington, Vermont, USA
1995
America Zone. Thicket Gallery, New York, USA
1993
Spencer Tunick. Alleged Gallery, New York, USA

Selected group exhibitions

2010
The Right to Protest. Curated by Raphie Etgar, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
Sensational Architecture, Curated by Camilla Boemio, Festa of Architecture,
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Viale Pietro De Coubertin, Rome, Italy
Party! Curated by Deborah Robinson, New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands, UK
2009
3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Against exclusion, curated by Jean-Hubert Martin, Moscow, Russia
2008
Bread and Soccer: In the Arena of Art. Curated by Trevor Smith and Jürgen Weishäupl Austrian Cultural
Forum NYC, New York, USA
PEOPLE. (Curated by Mimmo Scognamiglio, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea). Milan, Italy
Lost Paradise - The Angel’s Gaze. Curated by Michael Baumgartner, Zentrum Paul Klee. Bern, Switzerland
2007
Collection of Sylvio Perlstein: Busy Going Crazy. Curated by David Rosenberg, La Maison Rouge. Paris, France
2006
9th Havana Biennale, Wilfredo Lam Center for Contemporary Arts, Havana, Cuba
2005
Joy. Curated by Lara Boubnova and Enrico Lunghi. Casino-Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon 2005, Lyon, France
Dead kids do nothing. 31GRAND, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Ingenuity. Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA
Contemporary Photography in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. Curated by Kyle Klewin.
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, USA
Rite of Assembly. Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2004
Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture. (Curated by Holly Hughes). Albright-Knox Art Gallery,
Buffalo, New York, USA
The Amazing & The Immutable: Selections from the collections of Robert Drapkin and Martin Margulies,
Contemporary Art Museum, Institute for Research in Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl, USA
I Need You. CentrePasquArt, Kunthaus Centre d’art, Biel Bienne, Switzerland
2003
Gli Altri. Gas Art Gallery, Turin, Italy
Agrupémonos Todos (Come Rally). Curated by Javier Gonzalez de Durana and Daniel Eguskiza, MARCO,
Museum De Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain. Traveled to ARTIUM, Victoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Imagenes de lo publico y lo privado. Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Pamplona, Spain
Project Paradise. (Curated by Nina and Torsten Roemer). The Bunker in Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
10th Annual Watermill Benefit 2003, Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY, USA
World Rehabilitation Fund spring into action Benefit Exhibition, Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, USA
Lucky Draw 2003. The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY, USA
SITE Santa Fe 2003 Benefit Exhibition, Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Art for Life 2003. Estate of Russell Simmons, Easthampton, NY, USA
2002
The 12th City. XXV Bienal de São Paulo. Curated by Alfons Hug, São Paulo, Brazil
The Nude in 20th Century Art. Curated by Nils Ohlsen. Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany
20th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition, Art in General, New York, USA
Public-Private: Crossing Boundaries in Contemporary Photography, Curated by Sean Ulmer.
Sluffer Gallery, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Art Downtown: New Photography, Curated by Richard Marshall. Wall Street Rising, New York, USA
New York in Texas, New Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA
Sonic Matters, Sonic Kolaborations, Curated by Todd Alden. Alleged Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
30th Anniversary Exhibition. Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, USA
Flesh for Fantasy, Javogue & Ingalls Fine Art, Miami, FL, USA
2001
New Acquisitions. The Dakis Joannou Foundation Collection, Deste Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Metamorphosis and Cloning. (Curated by Sandra Grant Marchand). Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
The 1st Bienal de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Input, Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany
I Love New York. I-20 Gallery, New York, USA
Bienal Fotonoviembre. (Curated by Alicia Murrieta Tenerife). Canary Islands, Spain
Obsessions. University Art Gallery San Diego (UCSD). Curated by Dan Fuller
Naked. (Curated by Murray Horne). Wood Street Galleries, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburg, PA, USA
Beyond Origin. (Curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis). The Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece
Landscape. De Chiara Stewart Gallery, New York
Benefit for the Association for Community Employment Programs for the Homeless (A.C.E.). Exit Art, New York, USA
White Columns 2001 Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, New York, USA
Luminous Wonders of the Electronic World: New Langton Arts 17th Annual Auction. (Curated by Robert Shimshack). New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
22nd Annual Benefit of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cutting Edge (curated section) ARCO, Madrid, Spain; Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2000
Dos Mil Anos Luz (2000 Light). (Curated by Angel de la Cruz). Instituto Oscar Dominguez De Arte
Contemporaneo IODAC, The Canary Islands, Spain
Photographing Maine: 1850-2000, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine
A Cuerpo. Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valenica, Spain
Doctor’s of the World 10th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition, Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York, USA
Take Home a Nude. New York Academy of Art, New York, USA
Elbow Room: Manhattan’s Public Spaces in Recent Art. (Curated by Grady Turner). Kim Foster Gallery, New York, USA
15th Parnu Film Festival, Parnu, Estonia
HBO Documentary Film Festival, New York, USA
Newport Film Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1999
Back to Nature. Hales Gallery, London, UK
Downtown Arts Festival. (Curated by Simon Watson). New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
The Martin Margulies Collection, University of South Florida, Miami, USA
Eksenter (Next Stop), Lofoten Arts Festival, Svolvaer, Norway
The Nude in Contemporary Art. (Curated by Harry Philbrick and Jessica Hough). The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, USA
New York, Artnet.com, New York, USA
Artwalk NY. (Curated by Yvonne Force). The Puck Building, New York, USA
Road Show. (Curated by Mike Weiss). DFN Gallery, New York, USA
Move 3. New Image Art, Los Angeles, USA
The Coalition Against Censorship. The Warhol Foundation, New York, USA
1999 Benefit Exhibition, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
1999 Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, New York, USA
1999 Benefit Exhibition, Art in General, New York, USA
Rough Cut. Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival. The American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA
1998
Unframed Photo. A Benefit for Community Research Initiative on AIDS (CRIA), LiebmanMagnan, New York, USA
Off the Hook, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
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