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Born 3 July 1944, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.

Attends University of Wisconsin

Attends Slade School of Art, University of London, produces first sculptures

Attends University of Wisconsin (BS 1967), makes and exhibits first photographs and continues producing sculpture (none exhibited)

Ox-bow Summer School of Painting, begins printmaking using imagery from consumer catalogues, receives Logan Award for printmaking at 71st Exhibition of Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Chicago Art Institute, attends Eastern Michigan University

Attends University of Michigan, marries Andrew Lugg, begins teaching at Eastern Michigan University

Continues print-making, mainly etching but some silkscreen, attends Eastern Michigan University (MA 1969)

Exhibits prints, receives a number awards, starts photographing with a view camera

Besides printmaking and photographing, makes 'Front and Back' (16 mm film) in collaboration with Andrew Lugg

Moves to Ottawa, Canada

Begins teaching at University of Ottawa

Begins association with Yajima Gallery (Montreal), first Canada Council Arts Grant

Begins making 51cm x 61cm black and photographs, begins association with Yarlow/Salzman Gallery (Toronto)

Becomes a Canadian citizen
Teaches at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

First Ontario Arts Council Senior Arts Grant

Begins making 76cm x 102cm black and photographs with Todd Watts (Motel Fine Arst), first Canada Council Senior Arts Grant

Artist in residence, Light Work (Syracuse University), publishes Occupied Territory (Aperture, New York), begins association with P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact (New York) and Samia Saouma (Paris)

Merit Award for Occupied Territory, Photo/Design, begins association with Art 45 (Montreal)

Begins association with Galerie Rodolphe Janssen (Brussels)

Artist in residence, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Guérigny (France), Canada Council Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award

Publishes L'endroit du décor / Lost and Found (Hôtel des arts & FRAC-Limousin), teaches at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Teaches at Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux and Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris (Préfiguration), visiting artist, International Photography Seminar, Alden Biesen (Belgium)

Teaches at Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, visiting artist, Arteleku (San Sebastian)

Artist in residence, Light Work, Syracuse University, teaches at Ecole Nationale de la Photographie (Arles, France)

Begins association with Gallerie des Archives / In Situ – Fabienne Leclerc (Paris), teaches at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, artist in residence, Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, Ohio)

Teaches workshop at Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp, artist in residence, Universitat de Valencia, performs as 'Skinny Anguish' in 'Desire Caught by the Tail' by P. Picasso, National Gallery of Canada

Visiting artist, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, teaches at Academie Sint Joost, Breda (Netherlands), participates in Photographies: Onze Artistes du Canada, film directed by H. Chiasson, ONF/NFB

Shows colour pictures for the first time, begins association with Olga Korper Gallery, (Toronto) and Galeria Visor (Valencia, Spain), teaches at Academie Sint Joost (Breda, Netherlands) and Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunst (Antwerp)

Gold award for photographic essay, National Magazine Awards, Canada, publishes No Man's Land, Thames and Hudson (London) and National Gallery of Canada, begins association with Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf (Frankfurt/Berlin), teaches at Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunst (Antwerp), artist in residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Omaha)

Retrospective at National Gallery of Canada, lecturer, Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildene Kunst (Salzburg), teaches at Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunst (Antwerp)

Retrospective at Musée de l'Elysée Lausanne, Switzerland, becomes Adjunct Professor, Institute of Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture, Carleton University, teaches at Ecole d'arts appliqués (Vevey, Switzerland), moves to Montreal

Begins association with Galeria Bacelos (Vigo, Spain), lecturer, Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildene Kunst (Salzburg), begins alliance with Virginia Commonwealth University as distinguished visiting artist and member, Graduate Adjunct Faculty

Receives Governor General's Award in Visual Arts and Media Arts, publishes Camouflage, Le Point du Jour (Cherbourg/Paris), resigns from the University of Ottawa, first Conseil des arts et des letters (Québec), arts grant, lecturer, Internationalen Sommerakademie für Bildene Kunst (Salzburg)

Teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University and EFTI Escuela de Fotografia (Madrid), begins association with Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York

Canada Council Long Term Grant, lecturer, Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildene Kunst (Salzburg)

Teaches at Ecole Nationale de la Photographie (Arles, France) and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon)

Publishes Cover, Le Point du Jour (Cherbourg/Paris), begins association with Stephen Daiter Gallery (Chicago) and James Hyman Gallery (London), finalist, Grange Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario, member, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, teaches at EFTI Escuela de Fotografia (Madrid), conducts workshop at Festival Internacional de Fotografia (Lleida), participant, La Société française de photographie / Le Point du Jour (Cherbourg)

Makes first 191cm x 229cm colour print

Scotiabank Photography Award, publishes Lynne Cohen, Dazibao/Vu (Montreal), teaches at Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten (Antwerp) and Ecole d'arts appliqués (Vevey, Switzerland)

Publishes Nothing is Hidden (Steidel), Almas Gemeles (Tender Puentes, Pamplona) and a revised version of Occupied Territory (Aperture, New York)

Publishes Faux Incides/False Clues (Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal)

Publishes Lynne Cohen, Mapfre Foundation, Madrid.  Dies of lung cancer in Montreal


Selected Exhibitions History top 

Solo Exhibitions

A Space Gallery, Toronto

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Yajima Gallery, Montreal

International Center of Photography, New York
'Silences et Stridences', Galerie Nouvel Observateur, Paris
Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Harvard University

Yarlow/Salzman Gallery, Toronto
Light Work Gallery, Syracuse, New York

Floating Gallery, Winnipeg

Photo Union Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

'Nonfictions', Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

'Matters of Fact', Gallery 49th Parallel, New York

'Subversive Plots', Printworks, Chicago

Art Gallery of Windsor
'Occupied Territory', P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York
Interim Art, London
Samia Saouma, Paris

Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich
'Occupied Territory', Art 45, Montreal
Sweger Konst, Stockholm
Photography Gallery, Toronto

Gokelaere & Janssen, Brussels
Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University
Gokelaere & Janssen, Brussels*
Printworks Gallery, Chicago

Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina

P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York
Art Gallery of York University
Robert Klein Gallery
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas
Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University
'L'endroit du décor', FRAC, Limousin, Limoges
'Half Truths', Carleton University, Ottawa

'Work from the 70's', P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York
Lost and Found', Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
Ehlers/Caudill Gallery, Chicago

'Incriminating Evidence', Louise Spence, Toronto

Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
Robert Klein Gallery, Boston
Karsten Schubert, London

'Plus vrai que nature', Galerie des Archives, Paris
P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York

'Lynne Cohen', Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp, Belgium
'Neither Here Nor There', Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Millikin University, Illinois

'Signs of Life', Galerie Christiane Chassay, Montréal

'Espais', Galeria Visor, Valencia, Spain
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
Centro de Fotografía, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
'Common Ground', P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York

'Occupied Territory', Galeria Fucares, Madrid
'No Man's Land', Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt
'Signs of Life', Galería des Àngels, Barcelona

'No Man's Land', National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
In Situ – Fabienne Leclerc, Paris
'No Man's Land', Oakville Galleries, Ontario
Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto

Galería Visor, Valencia, Spain
Image/Imatge, Orthez, France
'No Man's Land', Musée de l'Elysée Lausanne
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt

Galeria Bacelos, Vigo, Spain

'Camouflage', Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
'Mixed Messages', Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York
'Camouflage', Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre, Alberta
Tampa Gallery of Photographic Arts, Florida
'No Man's Land', David Mirvish, Toronto
Art 45, Montreal

'Find', 5e Biennale De Montréal
'Mixed Messages', Camara Oscura, Madrid
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
'Camouflage', Hasted/Hunt Gallery, NYC
'Clear Arrangements', Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Berlin

Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig
'Oeuvres récentes', Art 45, Montreal
'Indicios / Hints', Fototeca, Havana, Cuba

Le Point du Jour, Cherbourg-Octeville
In SITU – Fabienne Leclerc, Paris
'Faites Attention - Watch your step', Le Bleu du Ciel, Lyon
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto

Art 45, Montreal
Image/Imatge, Orthez, France (two part show)

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
Les Rencontres d'Arles, Edition 42, Arles
Art 45, Montreal 
'There's Always Something', James Hyman Gallery, London
'Lynne Cohen: Occupied Territory', Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago

'Photographs 1973-1978', Banff Centre, Alberta
'Lynne Cohen', McCord Museum, Montreal
‘Nothing is Hidden’, Design Exchange, Toronto
‘Ni l’une ni l’autre’, In-Situ, Paris
‘Occupied Territory 1971-1988’, Higher Pictures, NYC

‘Faux Indices’, Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal
‘Looking Forward, Looking Back’, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
‘False Clues’, The Rooms, St. John’s, Newfoundland

‘False Clues’, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Amherst, Massachusetts
‘Lynne Cohen’, Fundació Mapfre, Madrid
‘False Clues’, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
‘Between Something and Nothing’, Winnipeg Art Gallery
‘Lynne Cohen’, Sala Vimcorsa, Córdoba
‘Lynne Cohen’, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao

‘Lynne Cohen: Un Homage’, In Situ – Fabienne Leclerc, Paris
‘Lynne Cohen’, Ottawa Art Gallery

‘Lynne Cohen: Missing in Action’, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto          

Group Exhibitions

'3 Young Printmakers', Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago

Chicago and Vicinity Show, Chicago Art Institute
12th Annual National Exhibition, Bradley

Michigan Artists' Exhibition, Detroit Art Institute
40th International Exhibition, Seattle
Print and Drawing Exhibition, Dickinson, N.D.
Oklahoma Art Center
Grand Rapids Art Museum

9th Olivet Festival of Fine Arts, Olivet College
Print and Drawing Competition, Grand Forks
National Print and Drawing Competition, Dekalb, Illinois

Print and Drawing Competition, Grand Forks

Michigan Artists' Exhibition, Detroit Art Institute

'Photography: Midwest Invitational', Walker Art Center (travelling show)
University of Michigan Photography Show
11th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival and Tour

'Exposure: Canadian Contemporary Photographers', National Film Board of Canada
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

'Destination Europe: Six Canadian Photographers' (travelling show), Optica, Montreal
'The Photographers' Choice', Witkin Gallery, NYC
University of New Mexico Art Museum

'Rooms', Museum of Modern Art, New York
'New Acquisitions', National Gallery of Canada
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

'Silence et Stridences: Lynne Cohen and Robert Walker', Galerie Delpire, Paris
Yajima Gallery, Montreal
'The Banff Purchase' (travelling show), Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta
'Canadian Perspectives', Ryerson Polytechnic, Toronto
CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Douglas Kenyon Gallery, Chicago
'The Magical Eye' (travelling show), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
'Master 19th and 20th Century Photographs', Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal
'22 Women', Light Work Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

'The Mask of Objectivity: Subjective Images', McIntosh Gallery, UWO, London
'Suite, Series, Sequence', Cultural Centre, Nantes
National Gallery of Canada
'Points of View' (travelling show), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montreal
'Les Choix de l'Oeil', Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montréal

'New Vintage' (travelling show), Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montréal

'Latitudes and Parallels' Winnipeg Art Museum
Yarlow/Salzman Gallery, Toronto

'Seeing People, Seeing Space', Photographers Gallery, London; Bradford Art Gallery
Yajima Gallery, Montreal
Art Bank Collection, Presentation House, Vancouver
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
'La photographie créatif', Pavillon des Arts, Bibliothéque Nationale, Paris
'Responding to Photography', Art Gallery of Ontario

'Environments Here and Now: Three Photographers', National Gallery of Canada
'From the Collection', National Gallery of Canada
'From the Collection of the National Film Board' (travelling show)

'Dissolution', P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York

'Modern Living', Jeffrey Linden Gallery, Hollywood
'Heresies', P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York

'Art and the Law' (travelling show), Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
'Democracy I', 'Democracy II' and 'Democracy III', Dia Art Foundation
'Dislocations', Aperture, New York
'Situations', General Electric (Museum of Modern Art Advisory Service), NY

Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris
P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York
'Power Plays' (travelling show), Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
'Still Surreal', Sarah Lawrence College, NY
'Photography Now', Victoria and Albert Museum, London
'150 Years of Photography', Manes Galley, Prague
'Shifting Focus', Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; Serpentine Gallery, London (travelling show)

'Living Evidence: Lynne Cohen and Roger Mertin', Presentation House, Vancouver
Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris
Biennale Internationale de Marseille
'Silent Interiors', Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle
'Cultural Artefacts', Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago
Lineart, Gand, Belgium
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina

'Lynne Cohen, Thomas Struth, Christopher Williams', Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris
Gokelaere & Janssen, Brussels
'Das Sibyllinische Auge', Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich
'Un-Natural Traces: Contemporary Art from Canada', Barbican Art Centre, London
'To Wit', Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
'No Laughing Matter', University of North Texas
'Working Truths/Powerful Fictions', Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
'L'Effet de Réel', Galerie Art & Essai, Université de Rennes
 'Nouvelles acquisitions', FRAC, Limousin
'Typologies', Newport Harbor Art Museum; Akron Art Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington

'Typologies', San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
'Beyond Glory: Re-presenting Terrorism', Maryland Institute
'Photography Without Apology', Emily Carr College of Art and Design
'Beau', Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
'Representatives', Center for Creative Photography, Tucson
'Hats and Headgear', San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
'No Laughing Matter', Alberta College of Art; Dalhousie University Art Gallery;
Mackenzie Art Gallery 
'De la curiosité: petite anatomie d'un regard', Dazibao, Montréal
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
'Observing Traditions', National Gallery of Canada
'Vivid: Intense Images by American Photographers', Raab Galerie, Berlin (travelling show)
'No Laughing Matter', Sheldon Memorial Gallery, Lincoln; Tufts University Arts Gallery
 'Magicians of Light', National Gallery of Canada
 P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York
 Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Massachusetts

P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York
'La Ville: Intimité et froideur', Galerie des Archives, Paris
'La Nièvre photographiée', Maison de la Culture, Nevers

'Double Mixte (Ball, Cohen, Convert, Whiteread)', Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris
'Beyond Recognition: Contemporary International Photography', National Museum of Australia (travelling show)
'Magicians of Light', Art Gallery of Ontario
'Visions of Hope and Despair', Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
'Rites and Transformations', National Gallery of Canada
'Pure Hinterland', Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago

Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
'What makes a Nation?', Art Gallery of Ontario
'Summer of Photography', MUHKA, Antwerp
California Museum of Photography, Riverside
'Passions Privées', Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris
'Embedded Metaphor', Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida
'Celebrating a Vision', National Gallery of Canada
'A History of Women Photographers', New York Public Library (travelling show)
Galerie Rodophe Janssens, Brussels
Le Studio, Centre d'art Neuchâtel, Switzerland
'Evidence', Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
'Burkhard, Cohen, Griffiths, Ruff', Galerie Rodolphe Janssen
'Design for Living', Galerie CC Ten Weyngaert, Vorst, Belgium
Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook, Michigan
'In Our Sights', University of Tampa Art Gallery
'Objectif Corps', Musée de Beaux Arts, Montréal
'Poetic Evidence', National Gallery of Canada
P.P.O.W. Stem Foto's Curriculi Links Contact , New York
Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee

'Evidence', Power Plant, Toronto
'Under Construction', Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
'Photography's Multiple Roles', Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
'Interior Spaces: A Photographic Perspective', Art Gallery of Ontario
The Body in the Mirror', Photographic Center of Skopelos, Skopelos, Greece
Fine Arts Center of Larissa, Greece
Musée d'Art Moderne, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
'Le donné, le fictif', Centre National de la Photographie, Paris
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine
The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina
'The Word in Contemporary Canadian Art', Art Gallery of North York, Ontario


'Esuards Distants', IVAM, Valencia, Spain
'Photoworks 1900-1999', Culturgest, Lisbon
Centre d'art contemporain de Bruxelles
'On the table', Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio 

'Bustamente, Cohen, Duncan and Oroczo',Centre culturel de Colombier, Rennes
'Le Siegle du Corps', Musée de l'Elysée Lausanne
'Latitudes', Art Gallery of Ontario
Galería des Àngels, Barcelona
'Flowers', Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa

'The Power of Reflection', Centre des Arts Saidye Bronfman, Montreal
'Mélanges', Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France

'Un proyecto fotográfico', Sala Millares, Madrid; Centro de Arte de Salamanca
'Aquaria', Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz; Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina
'Le regard de l'autre', Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston
'Gaudí 2002', XII Galería D'Art & Galería Sicart, Vilafranca del Penedès, Spain
'Bleda + Rosa, Luxemburg, Cohen, Mischiyev', Galeria dels Àngels, Barcelona
Image/Imatge, Orthez, France
'Yet Untitled: Collection Bernd Künne', Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg (travelling show)
‘Home Sweet Home', Centre photographique d'Ile-de-France, Pontault-Combault
'Singulier/Pluriel', Trafic Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-Lès-Rouen, France
'Des Voisinages', FRAC d'Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
'Confluence', CMCP, Ottawa*
'The Bigger Picture', Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
'Perception destabilisée', Galeries du Cloître, Ecole des beaux-arts, Rennes

'Polyptyque', Proposition de Jean-Louis Poitevin, Eclateur Joiliot Curie, Ivry sur seine
'Raum-Zeit-Fotografie', Oldenburger Kunstverein
'Paysages éclatés, lieux privilégiés', Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montréal
'La vie secrète des choses', Fondation Daniel & Florence Guerlain, Les Mesnuls
'Against Nature', Olga Korper Gallery 
'Faces, Places, Traces', National Gallery of Canada
'Mer Calme à Peu Agitée', FRAC Bretagne & Clair Obscur, Le Grand Cordel, Rennes
'Rivage', Museé d'art et d'histoire de Saint-Brieuc, France
'Contemporary Art: Joe Friday's Collection', Carleton University Art Gallery

'Matters of Time and Space', Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
'Transitions', Festival du photo vers l'image, Biarritz, France
'The Space of Making', Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (travelling show)
Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts, National Gallery of Canada
'EMU – circa '69', Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University

'Side Effects: Lynne Cohen / Bert Danckaert', Netwerk, Aalst
'Blinded by Science', National Gallery of Canada
'Lynne Cohen - Bert Danckaert', Espai Visor / Galería Visor, Valencia
'Lynne Cohen - Candida Höfer', Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna
'Son et vision / Sound and Vision', Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal
'Les peintres de la vie moderne (Collection Caisse des Dépôts)' Centre Pompidou
'Etranges mécaniques', Parc Culturel de Rentilly, France          
'Homage to Ludwig von Ficker' (Clegg & Guttmann, Lynne Cohen, Muntean/Rosenblum,
Rudolf Polanszky, Tamuna Sirbiladze, Franz West), Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna
'Heteropia, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
'Embodied Matter', McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto

'Lynne Cohen, Peter Kogler, Erwin Wurm, Heike Weber', Palais Dorotheum, Vienna
'Lynne Cohen & Lucinda Devlin', Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Greece
'Here, I disappear', The Apartment, Syntagma, Athens, Greece
'Lynne Cohen - Denis Farley', Parisian Laundry, Montreal
'Détrônera la peinture', Musée Nicephore Niepce, Chalon-sur-Saône, France
'Ecran total', Ecole des beaux-Arts, Rennes
'Du machinique et du vivant', galerie Xippas, Paris, La Réserve, Pacy-sur-Eure
In SITU Fabienne Leclerc, FIAC, Paris
'Words and Pictures', Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto
'Is there a there there?', National Gallery of Canada
Projects Art 45, Montreal
'Apoyo Mutuo', Galería Bat, Madrid

'Claim/Réclaimer', 6 Émissaires: Québec Réinventée, Vu Photo, Quebec
Opening exhibition, Le Point du Jour, Cherbourg-Octeville
'Bureau de change', Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta
'Real', Städel Museum, Frankfurt
'Ici – pour mieux saisir le monde', Musée Régional de Rimouski      
'Au-delà des frontières', Musée du Nouveau Monde, La Rochelle, France
'The Big Gift', Glenbow Museum, Calgary
'En souvenir de qui?', Musée de la Gaspésie, Gaspé
'Entre nous, de par ce vaste monde', Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Rivière-du-Loup
'Laughing Matter / Rigolades', Ottawa Art Gallery
FRAC, Île-de-France, mac/val, Vitry-sur-Seine

'Tilt', Musée Château Saint-Jean de Nogent-Le-Rotrou, France
Grange Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario
Grange Prize, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
'Lynne Cohen, Karen Knorr, Mayumi Terada', James Hyman Gallery, London
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
'The Collector: Glen Bloom', Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
Palais Dorotheum, Vienna
'Profecías' (Lynne Cohen, Joan Fontcuberta, etc), Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca
Mouvement Art Public, several locations, Montreal
Festival Internacional Cervantino à Guanajuato, Mexique

'Le fabuleux destin du quotidien', MAC's-Grand-Hornu, Belgium
'Profecías', Photo Espana, Museo de la Ciudad, Madrid
'Art at Work', Art Gallery of Mississauga
'Profecías', MuVIM, Valencia
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Berlin
'Interior Worlds', James Hyman Gallery, London
'Art and Illusion: Image and I', Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto

'Convulsive Beauty', James Hyman Gallery, London
'Bleu', Musée d'art contemporaine de Montréal
'Herein!', DZ Bank [Kunstsammlung], Frankfurt am Main
'Real Venice', Venice Biennale
'Magie des Objekts', Leopold Museum, Vienna
'Mortel!', FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen, France
'The Life and Death of Buildings', Princeton University Art Museum
Espace Art Contemporain & Ancien Marché de l’Arsenal, La Rochelle, France
Maison Champlain & Poudrière Saint-Luc, Brouage, France
'Entreprise collective', Espace Création, Montreal
'The Unseen Eye: From the W.M. Hunt Collection', George Eastern House, Rochester
'Imperfect Health/En Imparfaite Santé', Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

Galería Visor, ARCO, Madrid
'Watch This Space', Art Gallery of Ontario
‘Photography Collected Us’, University of Toronto Art Centre
‘Imperfect Health’, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
‘1980 to the present’, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montreal
‘Builders: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art’, National Gallery of Canada
‘Collection imaginaire de Peter Gnass’, Galerie [sas], Montreal
‘Silence’, FRAC Basse-Normandie, Fleurs, France
‘Interieurs/Interiors: Cohen, Grauerholz & Polidori’, Art45, Montreal


Light My Fire: Some Propositions about Portraits and Photography’, Art Gallery of
‘Une Affaire de Famille, la photographie dans les collections de Rodolphe, Stéphane et
   Sébastien Janssen, Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium
‘Huit/eight’, Art45, Montreal
‘Des images comme des oiseaux’, Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris
‘Before the Shift’ (Lynne Cohen, Martin Parr, Stephen Shore, and Alex Webb),
   Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago
‘Concrete – Photography and Architecture’, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
‘Finir En Beauté’, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône
‘Societés secrètes’, Musée Alfred Canel, Pont-Audemer
Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa


‘Démarches2: Exposant Deux’, Centre d’exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
‘Collection Giverny Capital’, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal
‘A Decade of Exposure’, Exposure Photography Festival, Calgary
‘1980 à aujourd’hui /1980 to the present’, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montréal
‘Suburbia: A Model Life (Photographs 1970s-80s)’, Art Gallery of Alberta
Carleton University Art Gallery


‘Lynne Cohen /Sylvie Readman’, Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montreal
‘40 Years/40 Artists’, University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of
   Massachusetts Amherst
‘Photography Sees the Surface’, Higher Pictures
‘Lynne Cohen, Angela Grauerholz, Mark Ruwedl’, Art45, Montreal
‘Eye to Eye’, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
‘Gimme Shelter!’, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago
‘Sign, sign, everywhere a sign‘, Justina M Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto


‘L’État des choses’, Musée régional de Rimouski, Québec
‘Petit déjeuner au crépuscule’, Image/Imatge, Orthez, France
‘Art contemporain du Québec’, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec


Selected Bibliography top 


Occupied Territory, Aperture, New York (forward: David Byrne, text: David Mellor, edited: William Ewing)

L'endroit du décor / Lost and Found, Hôtel des arts & FRAC-Limousin, 1992 (texts: Frédéric Paul, Jean-Pierre Criqui and Johanne Lamoureux)

No Man's Land: The Photography of Lynne Cohen, Thames and Hudson, London (text: Ann Thomas). French translation: No Man's Land, Thames and Hudson, London (trans: Jean-François Allain)

Camouflage, Le Point du Jour, Cherbourg/Paris (text: Lynne Cohen)
Cover, Le Point du Jour, Cherbourg/Paris (text: Jian-Xing Too)

Lynne Cohen, Dazibao/Vu, Montreal (text: Marie De Brugerolle)

Nothing is Hidden, Steidl (text: Jenny Diski)
Almas Gemelas, Tender Puentes, Pamplona, 2012 (text: Lynne Cohen)
Occupied Territory, Expanded and revised edition, Aperture, New York (forward:
David Byrne, text: Britt Salvesen)

Lynne Cohen: Faux Indices, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, 2013 (text: Lynne Cohen)

Lynne Cohen, Mapfre Foundation, Madrid, 2014 (texts: Nuria Enguita Mayo, Antonella Pelizzari, Jordi Costa, Lynne Cohen & Andrew Lugg)

Interviews and Writings

Interview, Ramon Tio Bellido, L'endroit du décor / Lost and Found, Hôtel des arts & FRAC-Limousin.  Reprinted: David Campany, Art and Photography, Phaidon, 2003

Interview, Erik Eelbode, 'Gevonden plaatsen [Found places]', De Witte Raaf, Nov 1993

Interview, Maya Aguiriano, Zehar, Oct-Dec (in Spanish)

Appreciation, Bert Danckaert, Het Brievenkabinet, Antwerp. Reprinted: Catalogue for Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles, 1997

Interview, Bert Danckaert, Papel Alpha, no. 5, Salamanca

Interview, No Man's Land, Thames and Hudson, London.  Dutch translation: Obscuur Tijdschrift voor Fotographie 21 December.  Except: Vernissage, NGC, Spring 2002

Interview, Stewart Churchill, PhotoEd, Spring

Interview, Mona Hakim, Vox, Image Contemporaine/Contemporary Image, Montréal, January.

Interview, Andreas van Dühren, 'Points of View', Text, no. 6

Interview, 'Two Feet on the Ground'.  In D. Braeckman & E. Eelbode (eds.), Time is a Book (with Andrew Lugg)

Interview, Jian-Xing Too, The Weight of Photography, ed. J. Swinnen & L. Deneulin, ASP, Brussels
Interview, George Slade, 'The Seductions of Linoleum: A Dialogue with Lynne Cohen' (
Appreciation, David Del Val, Autotomia Humans,  Institut d"estudis Ilerdencs, Lleida

Interview, Melissa Leong, National Post, 18 May
Interview, Bryne McLaughlin, Canadian Art. ‘Lynne Cohen: Space Invader’, 2 June

Interview, 'Two Feet on the Ground' (revised version).  In Lynne Cohen, Mapfre Foundation, Madrid(with Andrew Lugg)
Interview, Elizabeth Roberts, 'Untitled', Black+White Photography #166, August, 30-36


Exhibition Catalogues

Exposure, Art Gallery of Ontario
Photographer's Choice, Addison House, New Hampshire (ed & text: Kelly Wise)

The Banff Purchase, John Wiley, Toronto (text: Penny Cousineau)

Magical Eye, National Gallery of Canada

Seeing People, Seeing Space, Photographers' Gallery, London

Environments Here and Now, National Gallery of Canada (text: Ann Thomas)

Power Plays, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh (text: Robert Powell)
Shifting Focus, Arnolfini/Serpentine (text: Susan Butler)

Lynne Cohen, Edition Galerie Gokelaere & Janssen (text: Thierry de Duve)
American Photographs 1940-1990, Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp (text: Pool Andries)
D'un art, l'autre, Marseille

Un-Natural Traces, Barbican Art Gallery, London (text: Carol Brown)
Living Evidence, Presentation House, Vancouver (text: Rod Slemmons)
Das Sibyllinische Auge, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munchen (text: Pia Lanzinger)
No Laughing Matter, Independent Curators, New York
Typologies: Nine Photographers, Newport Harbor Art Museum (text: Marc Freidus)

Stages Without Wings, Art Gallery of York University (text: Johanne Lamoureux)
Working Truths/Powerful Fictions, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina (text: Jessica Bradley)
De la curiosité, Dazibao

Vivid: Intense Images by American Photographers, Raab Galerie, Berlin
Magicians of Light, National Gallery of Canada (text: James Borcoman)

Double Mixte: Ball, Cohen, Convert, Whiteread, Jeu de Paume (text: Jean-Pierre Criqui)

Embedded Metaphors, Independent Curators, NY

Evidence: Photography and Site, Wexner Center for the Arts

Trafic, Frac Haute-Normandie (text: Jean-Marc Prévost)
Photography's Multiple Roles, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

On The Table, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
Esuards Distants, IVAM & Universitat de València, Valencia
Le souci du document, Les 400 Coups, Montreal

The Power of Reflection, Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montréal (text: Martha Langford)

Aquaria, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
Salamanca.  Un Proyecto Fotográfico, Consorcio Salamanca

Yet Untitled: Collection Bernd Künne, Hatje Cantz
Annexe H, Image/Imatge, Orthez, France (text: Catherine Pomperat)

Raum, Zeit, Architektur in der Fotografie, Oldenburger Kunstverein
Lynne Cohen, Edition Galeria Bacelos, Vigo (text: Alvaro de los Angeles)

Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Kanada, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
Polyptyque, Alliages (text: Jean-Louis Poitevin)

'Son et vision / Sound and Vision', Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal

Remur ciel et terre / Crack the Sky, Biennale du Montréal, Public 35
A Place Without A Place, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (text: H. Papaioannou)

Real, Städel Museum, Hatje Cantz

Le Fabuleux Destin du quotidien, Musée des Arts Contemporains & Grand-Hornu Images

Real Venice/Venezia Autentica, Ivory Press
The Life and Death of Buildings, Princeton University Art Museum, Yale University Press
Herein!  DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main
Art at Work, Art Gallery of Miississauga, Ontario
James Hyman Photography, James Hyman, London


Essays, Reviews, Notices and Published Photographs

Henri Barendse, New Mexico Daily Lobo, Feb
Albuquerque Journal, 13 Feb
Anon, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Io, Plainfield, Vermont
William Jenkins, Image, George Eastman House, Rochester

Paul Couvrette, Ottawa Journal, 14 June
Angela Fina, Matrix, Fall
Henry Lehman, Montreal Star, 17 Sept

Penny Cousineau, Parachute, Autumn
Gilles Toupin, La Presse, 31 July
Jock Ireland, Montreal Gazette, Aug

Peter White, Globe and Mail, 28 Jan
Geoffrey James, The Canadian, 5 March
Time Out, 25 March
Arts Canada, March/April

Owen Edwards, Saturday Review, 8 July
Penny Cousineau, Arts Canada, Oct/Nov
L'Express, 28 Oct
Sol Littman, Toronto Star, 31 Dec
Creative Camera, April
Le Nouvel Observateur, Special Photography issue

Patricia Gruben, Centerfold, Feb/March
Gail Fisher-Taylor, Artsmagazine, May/June
Gail Fisher-Taylor, Photo Communiqué, September/October
Nancy Tousley, Vanguard, Oct
Impressions #22/23, Fall

Gail Fisher-Taylor, Printletter, Jan/Feb
Gail Fisher-Taylor, Artsmagazine, Feb/March

B. Huchon, Présence Culturelle, No. 4
Impressions, Fall

Photo Communique, Winter

Gary Michael Dault, Vanguard, April
Grace Inglis, Spectator, Hamilton, 21 May
Contemporary Photographers, St James Press, London
Macmillan Biographical Encyclopedia of Photographical Artists and Innovators, Turner
Browns and Claire Partnow (eds.), Macmillan, New York

Nancy Beale, Ottawa Citizen, 2 Nov
Jacqueline Fry, 'Un Théatre d'objets de plus en plus inquisiteur', Parachute, Winter
Contemporary Canadian Photography, National Film Board, Ottawa

Naomi Scheman, 'Photography and the Politics of Vision', Artpaper, Minneapolis, April
Nancy Beale, Ottawa Citizen, 12 June 1985
Joan Murray, Contemporary Photographers, G. Walsh, C. Naylor and M. Held (eds), St Martin's Press, NY
Jacqueline Fry, 'Lynne Cohen, Robert Del Tredici, Karen Smiley', Parachute, Winter
Photographer's Encyclopedia International, 1839-1984, Editions Camera Obscura, Hermance, Switzerland

Charles Hagen, Artforum, Oct

Sally Eauclaire, Chicago Tribune, 23 Jan
Aperture #106, Spring (text: William Ewing)

Elizabeth Hess, Village Voice, 24 May
Printcollectors Newsletter, Spring
Sarah Kent, Time Out, May
Melanie Nielson, 108-Review, May/June
Patrick Roegiers, Le Monde, 14 Sept
John Bentley Mays, Globe and Mail, 16 Sept
Nancy Beale, Ottawa Citizen, 24 Sept
Kendra Taylor, Art News, Oct
Matthew Weinstein, Artforum, Oct
Johanne Lamoureux, 'Territoire occupé: l'endoit du décor', Trois, Automne
Gina Murtagh, Contact Sheet 61
Cheryl Simon, Views, Nov
Denis Baudier, 'La frontalité de Lynne Cohen', Art Press, Nov
Andy Grundberg, New York Times Book Review, 4 Dec
Martin Heller, Fotovision, Sprengel Museum Hannover
Joséphine Le Foll, Maison Française, Oct
Geoffrey James, Canadian Art, Winter
Bomb, Summer
Fame, Dec

C. Chiarenza, Review of Occupied Territory, Choice, Feb
Der Altag January 1989 (text: Martin Heller)
Hans Renggli, 'Die Kunstlichkeit unserer Lebensraume', Tages Anzeiger, 11 Feb
William Zimmer, New York Times, 26 Feb
Diane Kaston, Exhibition Notes for 'Still Surreal', Sarah Lawrence College, New York
Pierre Dessureault, Views, Feb
Marina Warner, 'Breaking the Photographic Mould', New Statesman, 17 March
Lars O. Ericsson, 'The Future Has Occurred' (in Swedish), Dagens Nyheter, 4 Dec
Der Altag Jan (text: Martin Heller)
Creative Camera, 8/9
Women's Daybook 1990, Second Story Press, Toronto

Abigail Foerstner, Chicago Tribune, 12 Jan
Sylvain Campeau, Parachute, Jan-Feb
Jacques Meuris, 'Lynne Cohen, l'ordinaire et l'extraordinaire', La Libre Belgique, 16 Feb
'Les U.S.A. vus de l'intérieur', Art & Culture, Feb
Luk Lambrecht, 'Banaliteit', Knack Weekend, 21 Feb
Régis Durand, 'Lynne Cohen ou l'effet de coupe', Art Press, 6 March; reprinted: Régis Durand, La Part de l'Ombre, La Difference, Paris
Roger-Pierre Turine, Le Vif/L'Express, 9 March
James Hugunin, New Art Examiner, April
Jean-Louis Poitevin, 'Silences', Clichés #61
Bert Popelier, 'Zonderlige Werkelijkheid', Aartsenkrant, 6 March
Johan de Vos, 'De geur van het nest', Knack, 7 March
Roger-Pierre Turine, 'Dites-le avec des photos', Le Vif/ L'Express, 9 March
Ron Glowen, 'The Eloquence of Empty Rooms', Artweek, 13 Dec
Hilary Gresty, 'Shifting Focus', Women Artists Slide Library #30
Sue Taylor, Art in America, Sept
Women Photographers, Constance Sullivan (ed), Abrams
Heresies, 25

Carol Corey Phillips, Thirteen Essays on Photography, CMCP, Ottawa
Maribel Koniger, 'Frauen und Foto', Applaus, Feb
J.-P. Vacherot, 'Lynne Cohen photographie la Nièvre', Centre-France, 9 June

Charles Hagan, New York Times, 17 Jan
James Meyer, Flash Art, March/April
Cathy MacDonald, 'Frighteningly Funny', The Daily News, 5 March
Kate Taylor, Globe and Mail, 20 March
Kathlenn Finley, Arts Magazine, April
Marie-Michele Cron, Le Devoir, 18 April
Margarett Loke, Art News, May
Kelly Wise, Boston Globe, 21 May
Brigitte Cornand, Beaux Arts Magazine, Sept
Michel Guerrin, 'Plus réel que nature', Le Monde, 7 Oct
Le Quotidien de Paris, 8 Oct
Brigitte Ollier, 'Lynne Cohen, derrière le rideau', Libération, 21 Oct
Sylvain Campeau, 'De la curiosité', Parachute, Oct-Dec
Chris Reid, The Charlatan, 26 Nov
Beyond Glory: Re-Presenting Terrorism, Maryland Institute

Arts Magazine, Feb-March
Wesley Gibson, New Art Examiner, April
Abigail Foerstner, Chicago Tribune, 30 April
Michael Weinstein, New City, Chicago, 27 May
Naomi Scheman, 'Photography and the Politics of Vision', Engenderings, Routledge
David McCracken, Chicago Tribune, 4 June
Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 July
Jean-Charles Agboton-Jumeau, Forum International, Oct/Nov
Kenneth Baker, Artnews, Nov
Kate Taylor, Globe and Mail, 23 June

Maya Aguiriano, El Diario Vasco
Christopher Hume, Toronto Star, 23 June
Susan Butler, 'Subject-to-Change', Women's Art, #59
Dictionnaire mondiale de la photographie des origines à nos jours, Larousse, Paris
Data Trash, Arthur Kroker & Michael Weinstein, St Martin's Press, New York
A History of Women Photographers (text: Naomi Rosenblum), Abbeville Press
The Body, William A. Ewing, Thames and Hudson
Descant #86/87, Fall-Winter
Les Cahiers du Musée National d'Art Moderne, Winter

Geneviève Breerette, 'Un quatuor pour images en creux au Jeu de paume', Le Monde, 12 April
Paul Ardenne, Art Press, May
Mark Gisbourne, 'Double Mixte', Art Monthly, May
Anne Dagbert, Artforum, Summer
Christine Macel, Parachute #79
Joanne Silver, Boston Herald, 15 Sept
Joanne Silver, Art News, Nov 1995
Susan Butler, 'The Mise-en-scène of the Everyday', Art and Design, Nov 1995
Contemporary Photographers, 3rd Edition (text by Joan Murray), M. Martin and A. Hopkinson, St James Press
Tages-Anseiger, Switzerland, 27 Oct
MâP #8, New York

Brigitte Ollier, Liberation, 19 Jan
Vincent Lavoie, Parachute #84, Oct
Robert Hicks, The Villager, 4 Dec
Roberta Smith, New York Times, 13 Dec
Vincent Lavoie, Portrait d'un malentendu, Dazibao
Dictionnaire de la photo, Larousse, Paris
Les passions privées, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Het Brievenkabinet (and text), Antwerp, June
CVphoto (text: Catherine Pomparat), Montreal, 37

Allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon, Munich and Leipzig, Saur Verlag
Long Shot, New York, Vol 19
Photographie d'une collection/2, Hazan, Paris

Gary Michael Dault, Globe and Mail, 25 July
Jean-Marc Prévost, Trafic, Frac Haute-Normandie
La photographie plasticienne, ed D. Baqué, Regard, Paris
Trafic, Frac Haute-Normandie

Gaston St-Pierre, 'Les chambres blanches', Le souci du document, Montréal
Marie-Eve Charron, La Presse, 11 Sept
Bernard Lamarche, 'Lieux de l'insolite', Le Devoir, 19 Sept

Vince Aletti, Village Voice, 1 Feb
Bert Danckaert, 'Ersatz en kinderspeelgoed', Tijd Culture, 2 Feb
Martin Klinkenberg, Ottawa Citizen, 12 Feb
B. Danckaert, 'Foto's als een samenloop van omstandigheden', De Financieel-Economische Tijd, 26 Feb
J. de Vos, 'Binnen is het proper', Knack, 1 March
B. Gopnik, 'Cohen enters the world of colour', Globe and Mail, 26 April
V. del Rio, Lapiz 162, April
E. Leffingwell, Art in America, June
Art 20, Thames and Hudson Multimedia Dictionary of Modern Art
Saturday Night, Toronto, 26 August
Public Lexicon ##19&20
Photographie d'une collection, CD

J. Bufill, 'Los decorados encontrados de Cohen', La Vanguardia, 9 Feb
H. Beck, 'Menschenleere Laboratorien', Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 5 March
F. Malzacher, 'Klaustrophobie und Macht', Frankfurther Rundschau, 7 March
B. Danckaert, 'Hilarisch en beangstigend', De Financieel-Economische Tijd, 22 Sept
Claire Gilly, 'No Man's Land – Photographies de Lynne Cohen, Le Monde, 24 Sept
E. Butler, 'No Man's Land', The Coast (Halifax), 11-18 Oct
Armelle Godeluck, 'No Man's Land', Lire, Oct
Liberation, Cahier Livres, 12 Oct
Alban Martinez Gueyraud, Revista de crítica arquitectònica (##5-6)
Henry Lehmann, Montreal Gazette, 1 Dec
Colin Darke, Source, Belfast, #29, Winter
Jonathan Bell, 'Lost in space', Wallpaper, Dec
M.J., L'Humanité – Cultures, 29 Décembre
DC, Revista de crítica arquitectónica (texts: Alban Martinez Gueyraud and Lynne Cohen), Barcelona
Times Literary Supplement, 21 Sept
D. Usborne, 'The Inside Story', The Independent Magazine, London, 6 Oct
Obscuur, Tijdschrift voor Fotographie 21, Dec
Source, Belfast, #29, Winter

Mary Warner Marien, Photography: A Cultural History, Lawrence King
Catherine Pomparat, 'No man's land', CV Photo 56, Jan 2002
Robert Elwall, 'No man's land', AJ (the architect's journal), London, 24 Jan 2002
Paul Gessell, Ottawa Citizen Weekly, 27 Jan
Raphaëlle Stopin, 'Ethnologue des contrées domestique',, 15 Feb
Sarah Milroy, 'A Photographer's Long-time Space Probe', Globe and Mail, 9 March
Anne Benichou, Critique d'Art #19, March
Stephen Horne, Canadian Art, Spring
Jérôme Delgado, La Presse, 27 April
Janine Marchessault, Artforum, May
Vivian Tors, 'Empirical Evidence', Canadian Medical Association Journal, 19 Mar
'No Man's Land', Canadian Art, Summer
Gareth Harris, 'No Man's Land', The Art Book, June
Johanna Mizgala, 'Recognizance Mission', CV Photo 58, July
Georges Bogardi, 'No Man's Land', Canadian Art, Fall 2002
Peter Goddard, 'Fear Factor meets art', Toronto Star, 7 Nov
Thomas Hirschmann, 'Visionary Voids', Now Toronto, 14 Nov
Mary MacKenzie, 'No Man's Land', Hive Magazine
Vernisage, Magazine of NGC, Spring
La photographie contemporaine (text: M. Poivert), Flamarion, 2002

David Campany, Art and Photography, Phaidon 
Luc Debraine, 'Lynne Cohen, des images comme des chambres froides', Le Temps (Geneva), 6 Feb
'Lynne Cohen im Elysée Lausanne', WoZ (Zurich), 6 Feb
'Des endroits pour personne', Profil, 14 Feb
Andrea Springer, 'Von der geschickten Tarnung der Wirklichkeit', Zürichsee-Zeitung, 21 Feb
Annelise Zwez, 'Die Magie der formalen Präzision', Bieler Tagblatt, 21 Feb
Annelise Zwez, 'Mit Präzision die Fantasie beflügeln', Berner Rundschau, 25 Feb
Brigitta Niederhauser, 'Der Horror aus dem Hoch glanzprospekt', Der Bund (Bern), 25 Feb
Francesco Veri, 'Inquietante visione di abienti communi', Azone (Lugano), 12 March
Photographie (Düsseldorf), 15 March
Jacinto Lageira, Art contemporaine, Parachute, April-June
Prefix Photo #7
The Walrus, Nov

David Barro, El Cultural, 23 May
Kevin Temple, Now (Toronto), 5-11 Aug

Ian Walker, Image and Imagination, ed. M. Langford, McGill-Queen's UP
Marie-Josée Jean, 'The Space of Making', Vox, #12, January
Sarah Milroy, 'Change makers honoured', Globe and Mail, 9 March
Heath Applebaum, Jewish Tribune, 17 March
John K. Grande, 'Contemporary photography in Canada', Vie des arts, 198, Spring
Nancy Tousley, 'Tree Story', Canadian Art, Winter
Terry Barrett, Criticizing Photographs, McGraw Hill
Kammer – Ein Stück von William Forsythe, Schauspielhaus Zürich
Canadian Art, Winter

Raymond Aubin, 'Six figures de proue', Photo Selection, Jan
Jeroen Laureyns, 'Ontdaan van Mensen', <H>Art, Edegem, 26 Jan
Paul Gessell, Ottawa Citizen, 2 Feb
Tim McKeough, 'Skewed Perspectives', Metropolis Magazine, 8 March
Jean-François Bélisle, '(Un)Framing Interior Views', Ciel Variable #71, March
Laura Kleger, Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Photography, Routledge
Peter Goddard, 'Small, chilling details', Toronto Star, 18 March
'Cohen Concealed', Canadian Interiors, March-April
Jesse Finkelstein, 'Inside Out', Architects Newspaper, 19 April
Brigitte Ollier, 'Comme chez soi', Libération, 27 April
Gary Michael Dault, 'Oddness aplenty', Globe and Mail, 29 April
Jean-Pierre Criqui, Éditorial, Cahiers du Musée national d'art modern, 95, Printemps
Sandra Danicke, 'Der einsame Autoscooter', Frankfurter Rundschau, 17 June
Christoph Schütte, 'Lobbys, Heilbäder, Herrenclubs', Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June
Erik Eelbode, 'Lynne Cohen – Bert Danckaert: Side Effects', Fotomuseum Magazine, Antwerp, #35, June
Maria Antonella Pelizzari, 'Out of Place', Afterimage, May/June
Anne Guillot, 'Découvrez Lynne Cohen par ... Lynne Cohen', Presse de la Manche, 9 Oct
Maria Antonella Pelizzari, 'Lynne Cohen's Camouflages', ETC  #76
Sabine B. Vogel, Artforum Critics' Picks,
Manisha Jothady, 'Hallo?  Ist da jemand?', Die Presse (Wien), 14 Dec
Edward Lax, The Status of the Photographic Image: Lynne Cohen, Thomas Demand and Hiroshi Sugimoto, BA thesis, University of Leeds
Marsha Taichman, Objects, Materials, and Surfaces: The Photographs of Lynne Cohen,
MA thesis, Concordia University, Montreal
Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Photography, Lynne Warren (ed), Routledge

René Viau, 'Bienvenue à "Cohencity" et à "Farleyville"', Le Devoir (Montreal), 3 Feb
René Audet, 'Narrativity: Away from Story, Close to Eventness', Narrativity: How Visual Arts, Cinema and Literature are telling the World Today, R. Audet et al (eds), Dis Voir, Paris         
Nicolas Mavrikakis, 'Véhicule hybride', Voir (Montreal), 3 mai
James Campbell, 'Lynne Cohen and Dennis Farley', Ciel Variable, #76, Juin
Jean-François Bélisle, 'Camouflage', Ciel Variable, #76
'Mixed Message de Lynne Cohen', Dolce City, Madrid, 10 septiembre
Carolina Castrillo, 'Lynne Cohen', Lapiz (Madrid), #236, October
New York Press, 15 November
Gary Michael Dault, Globe and Mail, 17 November
Alice Gerosa, Réflexion(s) d'apres l'oeuvre photographique de Lynne Cohen, Memoire de Master, Université Paris I–Sorbonne

Joanna Itzek, 'Man fühlt sich kontrolliert', Die Tageszeitung, 14 Jan
Maik Schlüter, 'Lynne Cohen: Clear Arrangements', Photoworks, 10, May-Oct
Le revue internationale des livres & des ideés, Jan-Fév
Photoworks, 10, May-Oct
Enfoques / Approaches, Centro andaluz de la fotografia, Almeria

Peter Goddard, 'Deadpan photos reveal lively mind', Toronto Star, 18 July
PB, 'Lynne Cohen: Cover', Le Photographe #1675, juillet-août
Laetitia Chauvin,
Brigitte Ollier, 'Lynne Cohen, l'âme des lieux à découvert', Libération, 18 Aug
Marie de Brugerolle, 'Lynne Cohen: Un cadrage du réel', 04
Dominique Baqué, 'Le chaud et le froid', Art Press, October
Bert Danckaert, 'Cover', <H>Art, 22 Oct
Beatrice Andrieux, Review of CoverConnaissance des Arts Foto 21
Fabien Simode, 'Les mondes inquiétants de Lynne Cohen, L'Oeil Ouvert, Nov
Michael Mitchell, 'Come Inside', Canadian Art, Winter
Geoffrey Brown, 'Still life in full colour', Ottawa Express, 10 Dec
'The Court', The Architectural Review, June(text: Rut Blees Luxemburg)
CubaPLUS, volume 9, Spring

Stephen Horne, 'Lynne Cohen – Cover', Ciel Variable #84, Spring 
The Weight of Photography, Johan Swinnen & Luc Deneulin (eds.), ASP, Brussels

Jean-Louis Poitevin, 'L'impossible naufrage', ETC, #91
John Pohl, Montreal Gazette, 26 March
James Adams, Globe and Mail, 19 May
Libération, 6-7 août 2011, pp. vi-vii (text: Edouard Launet)
Stephen Horne, 'The Strangeness of Places', Border Crossings, #119, pp. 60-67
Stephen Horne, 'Rooms of Screens / Screens of Room', Ciel Variable, #89, pp. 10-21  
Michael Weinstein, New City, Chicago, 10 Nov, p. 8
Elisa Badii, Chris Piegza, U/C,

Esse, Winter, pp. 10-11