Lady Liberty Meets Her Match
Dorothy Iannone


March 15–April 19, 2019

Peres Projects is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Dorothy Iannone.

Dorothy Iannone (b. 1933, Boston) is a Berlin-based artist whose works focus on eroticism and the female sexual experience. In recent years Iannone has had a retrospective at the Berlinische Galerie, as well as solo museum exhibitions at the Migros Museum, Zurich, the Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, the Camden Arts Centre, London and the New Museum, New York. Iannone has participated in recent group exhibitions at Fondazione Trussardi, Milan, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Palazzo Cavour, Torino, as well as Zeitgeist, curated by Paul Bernard, Lionel Bovier and Fabrice Stroun at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO), Geneva. In 2018 Iannone presented her first public commission at the High Line in New York City, I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door, organized by Cecilia Alemani, as well as a performance piece entitled Movie People Perpetual Performance at the Serpentine Pavillion, London, organized by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Dorothy Iannone’s Work is held in collections worldwide, including Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, DE; Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA; Sammlung Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, CH; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, ES; Artothèque de Lyon, Lyon, FR; Centre National des Arts Plastiques – CNAP, Paris, FR; Castello di Rivoli, Torino, IT; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR; Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco, MC. In 2019 Iannone will have a solo exhibition at Centre Pompidou, Paris, and her solo exhibition at Peres Projects will run concurrently to And Berlin Will Always Need You, a group exhibition which features and draws its title from Dorothy’s work, curated by Julienne Lorz at Berlin’s Martin Gropius Bau.