Skip to main content

Liliana Porter

Biography

 

Born in Argentina, 1941. Resides in New York since 1964.

 

Liliana Porter works in various mediums including printmaking, works on canvas, photography, video, installations and public art projects. Porter was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1980, three New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships (1985, 1996, 1999), the Mid Atlantic/NEA Regional Fellowship (1994) and seven PSC- CUNY research awards (from 1994 to 2004).
Professor at Queens College, City University of New York, from 1991 to 2007.

Her work has been shown nationally and internationally and is represented in many public and private collections, among them:
TATE Modern Collection, London, UK;
Museum of Modern Art, New York;
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York;
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina;
Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela;
Philadelphia Museum of Art;
La Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, France;
The New York Public Library;
Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina;
Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile;
Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Colombia;
Blanton Museum, Austin, TX;
Museo del Barrio, New York;
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York;
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC;
The Bronx Museum for the Arts, New York;
Museo Tamayo, México D.F.;
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain;
Daros Collection Zurich, Switzerland;
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires;
Brooklyn Museum, NY, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX