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Rosemarie Trockel

Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Jede Köchin muss den Staat regieren</i>, 1987
Silkscreen on canvas
35.5 x 45 inches (90.2 x 114.3 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Jede Köchin muss den Staat regieren, 1987
Silkscreen on canvas
35.5 x 45 inches (90.2 x 114.3 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Untitled</i>, 1994
Brown pencil on paper
9 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches  (23.2 x 17.1 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Untitled, 1994
Brown pencil on paper
9 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches (23.2 x 17.1 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Strickbild mit Hakenkreuzen</i>, 1987
Wool on canvas
19.29 x 20.87 inches  (49 x 53 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Strickbild mit Hakenkreuzen, 1987
Wool on canvas
19.29 x 20.87 inches (49 x 53 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Untitled (Hammer & Sickle)</i>, 1986
Knitted Wool
51 x 59 inches (129.5 x 149.9 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Untitled (Hammer & Sickle), 1986
Knitted Wool
51 x 59 inches (129.5 x 149.9 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Used Face II</i>, 2001
Acrylic on paper
25 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches (Framed) (64.1 x 64.1 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Used Face II, 2001
Acrylic on paper
25 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches (Framed) (64.1 x 64.1 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Nobody Will Survive 2</i>, 2008
Mixed Media
26 3/4 x 22 3/4 x 2 inches (67.9 x 57.8 x 5.1 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Nobody Will Survive 2, 2008
Mixed Media
26 3/4 x 22 3/4 x 2 inches (67.9 x 57.8 x 5.1 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Untitled (Homage to Bridget Riley)</i>, 1988
woven wool on tapestry
63 1/4 x 158 inches (160.7 x 401.3 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Untitled (Homage to Bridget Riley), 1988
woven wool on tapestry
63 1/4 x 158 inches (160.7 x 401.3 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, <i>Divided We Laugh</i>, 2006
Mixed Media collage
26 5/8 x 22 1/2 inches (67.6 x 57.2 cm)
Rosemarie Trockel, Divided We Laugh, 2006
Mixed Media collage
26 5/8 x 22 1/2 inches (67.6 x 57.2 cm)

Biography

Rosemarie Trockel
(Born 1952)

Rosemarie Trockel was born in Schwerte, Germany in 1952. She studied in the Werkkunstschule in Cologne until 1978. Trockel’s oeuvre is diverse in themes and mediums, which include works on paper, ‘knitted paintings’ and sculptures. Though it is difficult to associate a particular style with her work, several concurrent themes can be identified, such as the female's role in society, trademarks and symbols as social signifiers and decorations and finally, her fascination with ethnographic and scientific studies, often expressed through her sculptures. Trockel has become best known for her machine-generated ‘knitted paintings' made of knitted woolen material placed on a stretcher. These works challenge classic notions of painting and general art-making while simultaneously commenting on feminine roles in society. Trockel references popular culture through her inclusion of logos or symbols, and sometimes text, as yet another way to comment on the commodification of art and on the subjectivity of language and visual representation.

Rosemarie Trockel has exhibited extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Recent solo exhibitions of her work have been held in institutions such as MAXXI – Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo, in Rome in 2006, The Museum of Modern Art in Frankfurt in 2004, and the Dia Foundation for the Arts in New York in 2002. She has also participated in exhibitions in major institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Fondation Beyeler in Rien and the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. Trockel has also participated in several international biennials, and her work has been featured in multiple publications. Her work has been awarded numerous prizes, including the 2011 Kaiserring from the city of Goslar, which is one of the best-known prizes for contemporary art in the world. Rosemarie Trockel lives and works in Cologne.

AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2014 Roswitha Hartmann Prize
2011 Kaiserring der Stadt Goslar
2010 Peter-Weiss-Preis der Stadt Bochum
2008 Kunstpreis der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf
2006 Westfälische Ehrengalerie
2004 Wolfgang–Hahn–Preis, Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst am Kölner Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2001 Kulturpreis, Cologne
1999 Internationaler Kunstpreis der Kulturstiftung der Stadtsparkasse München, Munich
1999 Deutscher Pavillon, La Biennale di Venezia
1998 Staatspreis des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
1996 Preisträgerstipendium Günther–Peill–Stiftung, Düren
1992 Konrad–von–Soest–Preis, Münster
1991 Fruhtrunk–Preis, Akademieverein München, Munich
1989 Ströher–Preis, Frankfurt am Main
1985 Stipendium des Kulturkreises der deutschen Wirtschaft, Cologne
1984 Arbeitsstipendium der Stiftung Kunstfonds zur Förderung der zeitgenössischen bildenden Kunst, Bonn

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Reflections/Riflessioni, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Torino, Italy
Study #14: Oh Mystery Girl 3, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, United Kingdom

2015
Märzôschnee ûnd Wiebôrweh sand am Môargô Niana Më, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

2014
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
Cahiers d’Art, Paris, France

2013
Rosemarie Trockel. Flagrant Delight, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Gladstone Gallery, New York
Sprüth Magers London, United Kingdom
A Cosmos, Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2012
Flagrant Delight, Wiels, Brussels, Belgium. Traveled to Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal.
The Artist Institute, New York
A Cosmos, New Museum, New York. Traveled to Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.
Tea Party Pavilion, Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany
The Artist Institute, New York

2011
Rosemarie Trockel: Kaiserringträgerin der Stadt Goslar 2011, Mönchehaus Museum Goslar, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel, Drawings, Collages, Book Drafts, Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh; traveled to Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel, Royal Tibernian Gallery in association with
The Goethe Institute, Dublin, Ireland
Rosemarie Trockel – Drawings, Objects and Videos, Milli Reasurans Sanat Galerie, Istanbul, Turkey

2010
Rosemarie Trockel, Drawings, Collages, Book Drafts, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel Switzerland
Rosemarie Trockel, Deliquescence of the Mother, Kunsthalle Zurich, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel; Selected Works, Skarstedt Gallery, New York

2008
Neue Arbeiten, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Favorite Things, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
Keramiken und Collagen, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany

2007
RO’MA, Albion Gallery, London, United Kingdom “Rosemarie Trockel: Selected drawings, objects and videoworks, Museu Paco das Artes São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Zu Gast bei BQ: Marcus Steinweg: Man überlebt es. Man kann es. Jeder auf seine Weise. Marguerite Duras, Marcus Steinweg, Rosemarie Trockel, BQ, Cologne, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel: Selected drawings, objects and videoworks, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
Rosemarie Trockel: Selected drawings, objects and videoworks, Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
Thea Djordjadze/Rosemarie Trockel: Un soir, j’ai assis la beauté sur mes genoux. And I found her bitter and I hurt her., Monika Sprüth Philomena Magers, Münich, Germany
Soltanto un quadro al Massimo: Michelangelo Pistoetto – Rosemarie Trockel, Deutsche Akademie Rom Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy
Schneeweiß,Rohrmeisterei Schwerte, Projekt milt/project with Michail Pirgelis analsslich der Aufnahme in die/on occasion of the admittance of the Westälische Ehrengalerie

2006
Country Life, New Ceramics, and Pottery, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Post-Menopause, Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy
Drawings from the collection of the Centre Pompidou, Academia Tedesca di Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy
RO’MA,Museum Kuppersmuhle fur Moderne Kunst, Duisburg (with Markus Lupertz), Germany
Rosemarie Trockel: Selected drawings, objects and videoworks, Casa Andrade Muricy, Coritiba, Brazil
Scheeweiss, Rohrmeisterie Schwerte, Project on the occasion of the admittance to the Westfälische Ehrengalerie, Westfalia, Germany

2005
Rosemarie Trockel: Selected drawings, objects and videoworks, Culture Center, Rejkjavik; Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, Cordoba, Argentina; PROA, Museo Bellas Ares Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
Post-Menopause, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

2004
Rosemarie Trockel: Drawings, Monika Spruth, Philomena Magers Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel: Selected drawings, objects and videoworks, Oude Kerk,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow; Tramway, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2003
L’imitation d’Anne, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris (with Carol Rama); Karsten Schubert, London, (with Agnes Martin and Briget Riley), United Kingdom
Opening Children Space, Museum Moderner Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Karsten Schubert, London (with Agnes Martin and Bridget Riley) Synagoge Stommeln, United Kingdom
Rosemarie Trockel: Selected drawings, objects and videoworks, Narodni Galerie, Prague, Czech Republic; Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
Video und Zeichnung, HerderRaumFürKunst, Herder Gymnasium, Cologne, Germany

2002
She never promised you, Galerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
Sammlung Goetz, Munchen, Gemany
Dia Center for the Arts, New York

2001
Manus Spleen, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Metamorphoses and Mutations, The Drawing Center, New York
Rosemarie Trockel: Drawings, De Pont Stichting, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Modern Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

2000
Dessins, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Pause, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, Greece
Kunstbau am Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Kunstbau, Munchen, Germany
Fernweh, Kunst auf der Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Neuen Museum, Staatliches Museum for Kunst and Design, Nurembourf), Expo 2000, Hanover, Germany (with Carsten Höller)
Sammlung Hauser and Wirth, Saint-gall Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany (with Marcel Odenbach) Viafarini, Milan, Italy

1999
German Pavillion, Venice Biennale, Italy
Kinderspielplatz, De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Rosemarie Trockel: Bodies of Work: 1986-1998, MAC, Galeries Contemporaines des Musées de Marseille, Marseille, France
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (with Carsten Höller)
BQ, Köln (with Carsten Höller)
Literaturhaus Köln, Cologne (with Carsten Höller), Germany

1998
Rosemarie Trockel: Bodies of Work 1986-1998, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Werkgruppen 1986 - 1998, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel:Werkgruppen 1986-1998, M.A.C. Galeries Contemporaines des Musees de Marseille, Marseille, France
Donald Young Gallery, Seattle (with Carsten Höller)
Addina, (with Carsten Höller), Galleria Bianca, Palermo, Italy
Rosemarie Trockel - Paare, Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren, Germany
Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
Galerie Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Hamburg, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel: Arbeiten auf Papier 1980-1997, Kupferstichkabinett Basel, Switzerland
Rosemarie Trockel: Arbeiten auf Papier 1980 - 1997, Kunsthalle Tubingen, Germany

1997
Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Donald Young Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Rosemarie Trockel: Gudrun, Kunstverein Schwerte e. V.
Rosemarie Trockel: Yvonne, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Addina, Galleria Bianca, Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa di Palermo (with Carsten Holler)

1996
Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowki Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Centre Genèvois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Sidney Biennale, Australia
Gallerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Muckenbus (mit Carsten Höller), Wissenschaftsmuseum Bonn, Germany

1995
Rosemarie Trockel: Loffel und Mirabelle, Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, France (catalogue)
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Galerie Feuerle & Ruiz de Villa, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel: Familion - Modelle, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Rosemarie Trockel: Gipsmodelle & Entwurfe, Galerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria
Museum in Progress, Vienna, Austria

1994
Galeria Lucio Amelio, Naples, Italy
Monika Sprüth Gallery, Köln, Germany
Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Biennale Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

1993
Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
Andres Tornberg Galleri, Lund, Sweden
Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
DePont Stichting, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Kunst-Station St. Peter, Cologne, Germany
City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Gallerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
Le Casa de Arte, Milan, Italy
Kunstverein Schwerte, Schwerte, Germany
Galleri Anders Tornberg, Lund, Sweden

1992
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Nykytaiteen Museo, Helsinki, Finland
Rosemarie Trockel: Die Rorschach-Bilder, Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany (catalogue)
The Mystery of Malpica, Le Case d'Arte, Milan, Italy
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Karlheinz Meyer, Karlsruhe, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel, Papierarbeiten, Statens Museum for Kunst, Kopenhagen, Denmark. Traveled to Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

1991
Rosemarie Trockel, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts (catalogue). Traveled to University Art Museum, Berkeley, California; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; Power Plant, Toronto, Canada; and Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Rosemarie Trockel: Works on Paper, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Rosemarie Trockel,Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Rosemarie Trockel, Gallery Mario Diacono, Boston, Massachusetts
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris, France
Galerie Brachot-Amelio, Paris, France
Galerie Erika und Otto Friedrich, Bem
Mari o Diacono, Boston, Massachusetts
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Germany
Kunstraum Muenchen, Munich, Germany

1990
Rosemarie Trockel - Neue Arbeiten,Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne (catalogue)
Rosemarie Trockel und A.R. Penck,Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne-Monika Spruth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen (with Kirsten Ortwed)
Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany
Kunstverein Schwerte, Schwerte, Germany

1989
Galerie Erika and Otto Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1988
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Projects: Rosemarie Trockel, Museum of Modern Art, New York (brochure)
Kunsthalle, Basel, Two-person exhibition with Katarina Fritsch. Traveled to Institute of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom (catalogue)
Galerie Erika & Otto Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland
Galerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom

1987
Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany

1986
Galerie Erika & Otto Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland
Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany

1985
Rosemarie Trockel: Bilder - Skulpturen - Zeichnungen, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany (catalogue)
Galerie Skulima, Berlin, Germany

1984
Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Rosemarie Trockel: Skulpturen and Bilder, Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Catalogue
Galerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland

1983
Rosemarie Trockel: Plastiken 1982-1983, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Philomene Magers, Bonn, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Life Itself, Modern Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Nice Weather, curated by David Salle, Skarstedt, New York
The Artist's Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Wall to Wall: Carpets by Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Model Universe, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Question of the wall itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
MY ABSTRACT WORLD, Me Collectors Room Belin/Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin
Desparate Housewives? Künstlerinnen räumen auf, Städtische Galerie, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
Wir nennen es Ludwig, Museum Ludwing, Cologne, Germany
Eau de Cologne, Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles
ME, Schrin Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Manifesta 11, The Historical Exhibition: Sites Under Construction, Zurich, Switzerland
Identity Revisted, The Warehouse, Dallas, Texas
Spooky Action, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

2015
Matters of Pattern, Skarstedt, New York
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
Ceramix, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Drawing: The Bottom Line, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler, Cindy Sherman, Rosemarie Trockel, Sprüth Magers Berlin, Germany
The Great Mother, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy
Station to Station, Barbican Center, London, United Kingdom
Desperate Housewives? Museum Kulturspeicher, Würzburg, Germany
Ape Culture/Kultur der Affen, Haus der Kulteren Der Welt, Berlin, German
Cannibalism? On Appropriation in Art, Zacheta National Art Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

2014
To Have and to Hold, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
Arche Noah - Tier und Mensch in der Kunst der Moderne bis zur Gegenwart, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
The Pipe at the Gates of Dawn, Galerie Jan Kaps, Cologne, Germany
Material Girls and Their Muses, Marcelle Joseph Projects, London, United Kingdom
Fiber: Sculpture 1960 – Present, ICA, Boston, Massachusetts
Ladies First: Künstlerinnen aus der Sammlung Schaufler, Schauwerk Sindelfingen
Topf und Deckel - Kunst und Küche, Kunstmuseum Villa Zanders,
Bergisch-Gladbach
Blicke! Körper! Sensationen! Das Dresdner Wachskabinett und die Kunst, Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
Intenzione Manifesta. Il disegno in tutte le sue forme e lingue, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Le musée d'une nuit, David Riberts Collection at Foundation Hippocrène,
Paris, France
The Nakeds, Drawing Room, London, United Kingdom
Sigmund Freud. Eine Installation von Joseph Kosuth, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
Fire!, Venus Over Manhattan, New York
Jardins de Bagatelle II, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
Burning Down the House: 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Without You I’m Nothing, Heidart at Bikini Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Muslim Mulliqi Prize Exhibition 2014, National Gallery of Kosovo, Prishtina, Kosovo
Lieber Künstler, zeichne mir! - Part 2 - Figuration, Illustration, Notation und Zeichen, Semjon Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Summer Exhibition 2014, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom
Das Plakat/Billboard in Mumok, Museum in Progress, Vienna, Austria
Keramische Räume, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989, David Zwirner, New York
All the World's a Stage, Works from the Goetz Collection, Fundación Santander, Madrid, Spain
Paperworlds. Kinder- und Jugendzeichnungen zeitgenössischer Künstler, me Collectors Room Berlin/ Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin, Germany
Adventures of the Black Square; Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2013
In order to Join. Politisch in einem historischen Moment, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Wallworks, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
When Now is Minimal - Die unbekannte Seite der Sammlung Goetz, Museion, Bozen, Italy. Traveled to Neues Museum, Nürnberg, Germany
To open Eyes. Kunst und Textil vom Bauhaus bis heute, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
The Future Begins Here, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, France
55th International Art Exhibition: La Biennale d Venezia, Venice, Italy
Incontri, Schauwerk, Sindelfingen, Germany
Decorum, Musée d'art Moderne, Paris, France
The Unanswered Question, Iskele 2, Tanas, Berlin, Germany
Xerography, First Site, Colchester, United Kingdom
The End, Qbox Gallery, Athens, Greece
Das Glück kommt aus dem Nichts. Werke aus der Sig. Wilhelm Otto Nachf, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Textiles, Open Letter, Abstraktionen, Textilien, Kunst, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
A Top-Hat, a Monocole, and a Butterfly, Etablissement d'en Face, Brussels, Belgium
Back to Earth. Von Picasso bis Ai Weiwei. Die Wiederentdeckung der Keramik in der Kunst, Gerisch Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany
Body Pressure: Skulptur seit den 1960er Jahren, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
30th Council of Europe Art Exhibition: The Desire for Freedom – Art in Europe since 1945, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
Aller Zauber liegt im Bild. Zeitgenössische Kunst in der Benediktinerabtei Maria Laach in der Sammlung Würth, Museo Würth, Rioja, Spain
Gnadenlos. Künstlerinnen und das Komische, Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Bremen, Germany
Feuchte Hände, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Die Bildhauer. Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, 1945 bis heute, K20, Düsseldorf, Germany
Liebe ist kälter als das Kapital, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

2012
Cherry Picking, Karma International, Zurich, Switzerland
Prinzip Collage, Semmer, Berlin, Germany
XXX. Europaratsausstellung. Verführung Freiheit. Kunst in Europa seit 1945, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
Why I Never Became a Dancer: Selections from the Goetz Collection, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Prima Materia, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Stage Presence: Theatricality in Art and Media, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Wasserstandsmeldung – 20 Jahre Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Maison de Plaisance. Rosemarie Trockel, Paloma Varga Weisz, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Reflecting Art - Kunst und Mode seit der Moderne, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Looking back for the future, Kunsthalle, Zurich, Switzerland
Textiles, KISS, Kunst im Schloss Untergröningen, Abtsgmünd-Untergröningen, Germany
Atelier + Küche = Labor der Sinne, Marta, Herford, Germany
The World as Will and Wallpaper, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Full House, Kunstgruppe Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Faces, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece
30 Künstler/30 Räume, Kunstverein Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Animismus, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
In the Spirit of Walser, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Parallel Systems, Art Stations Fondation, Poznan, Poland
Neue Realitäten. FotoGrafik von Warhol bis Havekost. Das Kupferstichkabinett Berlin zu Gast in Waiblingen, Galerie Stihl, Waiblingen, Germany
Regarding Marisa Merz, Maxxi Museum, Rome, Italy

2011
A New Hook: Rethinking Needlework, Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland
Sovereign Women. Neue Arbeiten der Künstlerinnen Jutta Koether und Rosemarie Trockel, Texte Zue Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Dialog >< Graphik, Künstlerhaus Sootbörn, Hamburg, Germany
Atlas: How to Carry the World on Ones Back? ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
Breaking News – Fukushima and the Consequences, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Neue Realitäten. Fotografik von Warhol bis Havekost/New Realities: PhotoGraphik from Warhol to Havekost, Museum of Prints and Drawings, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany
Kunst-Stoff. Textilien in der Kunst Sit 1960, Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany
If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home By Now, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Paul Clay, Salon 94, New York
ILLUMInations, Curated by Bice Curiger, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
OCEANOMANIA: Souvenirs of Mysterious Seas, from the expedition to the Aquarium, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
Selections: Morris, Trockel, Holzer & Pink, curated by Sterling Ruby, Sprüth Magers, Berlin
Time Again, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, New York
Unpainted Paintings, curated by Alison Gingeras, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York
September 11, MoMA PS1, New York

2010
Just Love Me, collection privée Mudam Luxemburg
Keeping it Real: Subversive Abstraction, Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom
High Ideals & Crazy Dreams, Galeria Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
Fresh Hell, Carte Blanche à Adam McEwen, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
How Soon Now, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom. Traveled to The Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia.
Aware: Art Fashion Identity, Royal Academy, London, United Kingdom
Körpercodes. Menschenbilder aus der Sammlung, Museum der Moderne,
Salzburg, Austria
Der Westen leuchtet, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
Nuit des Musées de Neuchâtel/Opening of the Biennial Rhin-Rhône, Nuit des Musées de Neuchâtel/Opening of the Biennial Rhin-Rhône, France
Animism, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Germany
Act IV: Remember Humanity, Witte de With Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2009
For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Group Show, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Projects #2: Rosemarie Trockel, Jacques Herzog, Ian Hamilton Finlay, STAMPA, Basel, Switzerland
Herrlich Weiblich! DZ Bank (Kunstsammlung), Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Political/Minimal, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Wall Rockets: Contemporary Arists and Ed Ruscha, Albright Knox Gallery Buffalo, New York
Your Gold Teeth II, Marianne Boesky, New York
Elles@Centrepompidou, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Knitted Worlds, Textielmuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands
Bildschön. Schönheitskult in der aktuellen Kunst, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
The Cassini Cruise, Historic City Palace of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Cut & Paste, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Kopenhagen, Denmark

2008
Drawing a Tension: Works from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
In Their Own Words, Friedman Benda, Demisch Danant, New York
Quiet Politics, Zwirner & Wirth, New York
Mental Drawings, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy
Summer Group Show, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Dans la Nuit des Images, Le Grand Palais, Paris, France
Spleen, Princeton University, New Jersey
Number Two: Fragile, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, The Flag Art Foundation, New York
Blasted Allegories: Works from Sammlung Ringier, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
Life on Mars: The 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2007
SkulpturProjekteMunster07, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Mask, James Cohan Gallery, New York
Makers and Modelers, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Perspektive 07, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Videokunst. Videostampa, Galerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
eutsche Geschichten. Sammlungsausstellung/GfZK-1, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
25 Years: Crone Gallery, Crone Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Köln Skulptur 4, Skulpturenpark, Köln, Cologne, Germany
skulptur projekte münster 07, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Domplatz, Münster, Germany
Man Uberlebt es. Man Kann es. Jeder Auf Seine Weise, BQ, Cologne, Germany
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Scenes and Sequences, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Around 1984, Cook Fine Art, New York
Salon Verlag, Christope Daviet-Thery, Paris, France
ROMA Rosmarie Trockel and Marcus Lupertz, Albion Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2006
Touch My Shadows, Wystawa cynna, Warsaw, Poland
The 80’s: A Topology, Museau Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Wrestle, CCS Bard /Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Eye on Europe: Prints, Books, & Multiples/1960 to Now, MOMA, New York
Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy
Collection Sellection, Esso Gallery and Books, New York
Infinite Painting, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo (Udine)
Spinnwebzeit, Museum Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Divine Mimesis, Villa Poniatowski, Rome, Italy
25m2 – Sonderschau 25 Jahre Föderprogramm für junge Künstler, Art Cologne
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, Zentrum für Kunst- und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Realität, Seedamm Fotografie, Stampa Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Galerie Andreas Bruning, Düsseldorf, Germany
Mondi Possibili, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Make Your Own Life,: Artists In & Out of Cologne, ICA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Sculpture Show,Galerie Karlheinz Meyer, Karlsruhe, Germany
Il diavolo del focolare. The devil of hearth and home, La Triennale di Milano
Transformation, Kunstmuseum, Liechtenstein
Nothing but Pleasure, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Franz West sense Franz West, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Animalcity-Tiere in der Stadt, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany
Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator, University Art Museum, UC Santa Barbara
Modus, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland
Die obere Hälfte. Die Büste von Rodin bis Wang Du, Museum Liner Appenzell, Appenzell, Switzerland
Kunst als Kommentar, Neues Museum / Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Heile Welt. Werke aus der Sammlung Schmidt-Drenhaus, Kupferstichkabinett Dresden
Akademie-Galerie – Die Neue Sammlung, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
“Beauty Marks, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
Memento Mori, Mireille Mosler Ltd, New York
Bêtes de Style, MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
Post Mortem, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2005
Play, Stadtmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany
Play, Armory Show, New York
Truth Universally Acknowledged, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Sydney

2004
Black & White, Galerie Rivet, Cologne, Germany
Kunst Stoff, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Rosemarie Schwarzwalder, Vienna, Austria
Dass die Körper sprechen, auch das wissen wir seit langem*, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Video, Galerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
Animals, Haunch of Venison, London; Georg Kargl, Vienna, Austria
All Creatures Great and Small, Comme ci Comme ça, Cologne, Germany

2003
Fast Forward, ZKM Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Gesellschaftsbilder, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland
Berlin ñ Moskau 1950-2000, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Thea Djordjadze und/and Bettina Pousttchi)
Regen Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Absolut Generations, Palazzo Zenobio, 50. Biennale di Venezia
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Schweigen, Oberlandesgericht Koln, Germany
Micropoliticas II, Espai díArt, Castellón, Spain
International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Galerie Cora Hölzl, Düsseldorf, Germany

2002
Art & Economy, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
My Marylin, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Four Artistae, Galleria Emilio Mazzoli, Milan, Italy
Wahnzimmer, Museum der bildenden Kunste Leipzig, 3.8-27.10.2002
Material Matters, Norrkopings Konstmuseum, Norrkoping, Sweden
Premio Biella per l"Incisione, Biella, Italy
Comer o no comer, New Art Cente of Salamanca, CASA, Salamanca, Spain
Agnes Martin, Bridget Riley, Rosemarie Trockel, Karsten Schubert, London, United Kingdom

2001
Uniform: Order and Disorder, May 20, 2001 - September 2001, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York
Parkett, Colaborations and Editions since 1984, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Affecting Invention, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
In Between, Crestet Centre d'Art, Chemin de la Verriere/Crestet, France
8 Triennale der Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany
Unreal time video, The Korean Culture and Art Foundation, Seoul, Korea
De Opkomst, Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Solos for video, Videoreihe, K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein - Westfalen im
Standehaus, Dusseldorf, Germany
Frontside, Ausstellung im Stadtraum von Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Work on Paper from Acconci to Zittei, Victoria Miro Gallers, London, United Kingdom
Untragbar - Mode als Skulpture, Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Cologne, Germany
An Empty Space, Akira Ikeda Gallery, New York
Szenenwechsel XIX, Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
The Beauty of Intimacy - Lens and Paper, Haags Cemeentemusuem, Den Haag,
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany

2000
Hitzefrei.Rosemarie Trockel, Marcel Odenbach, Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg
Around 1984 : a Look at the Art of the Eighties, MoMa PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
Presumed Innocent, Musee d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Hers, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria

1999
Collected Rooms – Collected Dreams: German Art from 1960 to 2000. The Hans
Grothe Collection,
Martin Gropius Building, Berlin, Germany
Biennale, Venice, Italy
Geschichten des Augenblicks - Uber Narration und Langsamkeit, Städt. Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Face to Face, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
Originale ehct/falsch, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Weaving the World, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
Presumed Innocent, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Beauty Now, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Rewind to the Future, Bonner Kunstverein/Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
Biennale Istanbul, Turkey
Ich ist etwas anderes, Kunstsammlung NRW, Dusseldorf, Germany

1998
Projected Allegories, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Die Rache der Veronika, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Die Fotosammlung Lambert
ethno-antics, The Nordiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
The King is not the Queen, Arkipelag, Stockholm, Sweden
Mai 98, Kunsthalle Koln, Cologne, Germany
h:min:sec, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

1997
Notfalls leben wir auch ohne Herz, Kunsthalle Wien, Sammlung Speck
Documenta X, Kassel, Germany, (together with Carsten Höller)
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Artisti per Sarajevo, Venice, Italy
Becoming, Kwangju Biennial, Kwangju, Korea (catalogue)
Painting Machines, Boston University Art Gallery (catalogue)
“Deutschlandbilder,Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, (catalogue)
Kunst…Arbeit, Südwest LB forum, From the Collection Südwest LB, Stuttgart
Spiders and Webs, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Art/Fashion, Guggenheim Museum, New York
Aura, Ars Futura, Zurich, Switzerland

1996
Tenth Biennale, Sydney, Australia
More Than Real, Palazzo Reale, Caserta, Italy
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards 1980-85, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Mückenbus (together with Carsten Höller), Deutsches Museum, Bonn, Germany
Galerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
New Art on Paper,Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dites-le avec le fleurs, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
From Figure to Object, Firth Street Gallery, London, England Sammlung Garnatz, Städtisches Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany
Stiftung Froehlich, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
Sammlung Speck, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Arte & Moda 1900-2000,Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Manifesta, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Berechenbarkeit der Welt, Bonner Kunsterein
fremdkörper, Museum fur Gegenwartskunde, Basel, Switzerland
Galerie Hubner & Thiel, Dresden, Germany
Fondo, Figura y Lluvia Galerie Estrani, Barcelona, Spain
Arte & Moda 1900-2000, Biennale di Firenze, Florence, Italy
Galerie Bluher, Colonge, German
von Beuys bis Trockel, Centre Pompidou, Paris
(Sgl. Kupferstichkabinett, Kunstmuseum Basel)
Höhepunkte zeitgenossischer Kunst aus der Sammlung Garnatz,
Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany

1995
ARS 95 Helsinki, Museum of Contemporary Art, Finland (catalogue)
Pittura / Immedia, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum und Künstlerhaus Graz, Germany (catalogue)
Trust, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Galerie Blüher, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Navarra, Paris, France
Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
Feminin-Masculin: La sexe de l'art, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (catalogue)
More than Real, Lucio Amelio, Naples, Italy
Images in Perspective, Fondazione Cerynthia, Rome, Italy
Pittura/Immedia, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, Austria

1994
Drawings, Frith Street Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Dialogue with the Other, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark (catalogue)
Critiques of Pure Abstraction,Travelling exhibition by ICI, New York, Catalogue
Le Modele, Le Double, L’Identique, Amiens, France
Das Jahrhundert des Multiple, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

1993
Works on Paper, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris, France
Photoplay: Works from the Chase Manhattan Collection, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
Mind the Gap, Gimpel Fils, London, United Kingdom
Sculpture & Multiples, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York
Widerstand, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

1992
Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
Ars Pro Domo, Sponsored by Museum Ludwig and curated by W. Dickhoff, Cologne, Germany (catalogue)
The Question of Image, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre, France
Animals, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Works on Paper, Baron/Boisanté, New York
Galerie Beaumont, Luxembourg
The Language of Flowers, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Refusing to Surface, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, United Kingdom

1991
Metropolis,Walter Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
A' la Bibliothek, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria. Traveled to Städtisches Museum, Mülheim, Germany
Objects for the Ideal Home: The Legacy of Pop Art, Serpentine Gallery, London,
United Kingdom
Plastic Fantastic Lover (object A), Blum Helman Warehouse (catalogue)
Sculptor's Drawings, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Devices, Josh Baer Gallery, New York
The Picture After the Last Picture, Galerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria
Annette Messager - Lydia Schouten - Cindy Sherman - Rosemarie Trockel, Galerie Wanda Reiff, Maastricht, The Netherlands

1990
Pharmakon '90, Makuhari Messe, Japan (catalogue)
Life-Size: A Sense of the Real in Recent Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (catalogue)
Half-Truths, Parrish Art Museum, Southhampton, New York, Catalogue
The Biennale of Sydney, Australia (catalogue)
Jardins de Bagatelle, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany (catalogue)
Works on Paper - Levine, Trockel, Dahn, Rollins and KOS, Bloom, Le Case d'Arte, Milan, Italy
Artistes de Colonia, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
"Liz Larner, Rosemarie Trockel, Meg Webste, Stuart Regen Gallery,
Los Angeles, California
Twenty Minutes Outside Paris, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain

1989
Prospect '89, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Art from Cologne, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Das Verhaltnis der Geschlechter, Bonner Kunstverein
Bilderstreit, Messehallen Cologne, Germany
Objet/Objectif, Galerie Templon, Paris, France
Psychological Abstraction House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece
Psychological Abstraction,1st Triennial de Dibuix Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
2000 Jahre Die Gegenwart der Vergangenheit, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Vom Kriege, Grazer Kunstverein
Einleuchten: Will, Vorstel, & Simul in HH, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (catalogue)
Blickpunkte, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada (catalogue)
Genetics Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany
Works on Paper, David Nolan Gallery, New York
Mondi Possibili, Le Case d'Arte, Milan, Italy (catalogue)
A Good Read: The Book as Metaphor, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York
Scripta Manent - Verba Volan, Monika Spruth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Repetition, Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York (catalogue)
Abstraction in Question, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida. Traveled to Center for Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, Stadtische Kunsthalle,
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany; and ICA/Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts

1988
Refigured Painting: The German Image 1960-88, Guggenheim Museum, New York, travelled to Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Solomon R.
Guggenheim Museum, New York; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio (catalogue)
Cinquiemes Ateliers Internationaux des Pays de la Loire, La Garenne Lemot, Fonds
Regional d'Art Contemporain des Pays de la Loire, Clisson, France
Kolner Kunst, Kunstforenigen, Copenhagen, travelled to Horsens Kunstmuseum,
Lunden & Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
Made in Cologne, DuMont Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany (catalogue)
Arbeit in Geschichte - Geschichte in Arbeit, Kunstverein und Kunsthaus,
Hamburg, Germany
Kunst der Gegenwart aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Dublin, Ireland. Traveled to Belfast, Limerick, and Cork, Ireland
Camouflage, The Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, Scotland. Traveled to Third Eye Center, Glasgow, Scotland
Fischli/Weiss, Leccia, Ruff, Trockel, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Walter Dahn/Rosemarie Trockel, Galerie Philomene Magers, Bonn, Germany
1988 Carnegie International, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (catalogue)
Brooke Alexander, New York
A Thick Layer Underfoot, Galerie Hukfens-Noirhomme, Brussels (catalogue)
The Figure Speaks, Edith C. Blum Art Institute of Bard College,
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
The Multiple Object, Bank of Boston Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (catalogue)
Walk Out to Winter, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York (brochure)
Works on Paper Curt Marcus Gallery, New York
Media Post Media Scott Hanson Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

1987
Hacen lo que Quieren, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Cosmic Iconoclasm, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom (catalogue)
Wechselstrome, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Art from Europe, Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Denkpause: Pause for Thought, Karsten Schubert Ltd./Interim Art, London, United Kingdom
Jutta Koether-Bettina Semmer-Rosemarie Trockel, Galeria La Maquina Espanola, Seville, Spain (catalogue)
Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne, Germany
Room Enough Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen, Germany (catalogue)
Kunst RAI 87, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Städische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
Similia/Dissimilia, Leo Castelli & Sonnabend Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Invitation Exhibition, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York
New Renaissance Voices, Rastovski Gallery, New York
"Einblicke, Bundeskanzleramt, Bonn, Germany

1986
Primer Salon Irrealista, Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Sonsbeek '86, Sonsbeek, Arnhem, The Netherlands (catalogue)
The Origins of Originality and Beyond, The Sixth Biennial of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (catalogue)
Memento Mori, Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico
What It Is, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Sie Machen was Sie Wollen, Galerie Schipka, Sofia, Bulgaria

1985
Kunst mit Eigen-Sinn, Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Trockel-Semmer-Koether, La Grande Serre, Rouen, France (catalogue)
Kolner Herbstsalon, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Synonyme fur Skulptur, Trigon 85, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Ars Viva 85/86, Bauhaus-Archiv Museum fur Gestaltung, Berlin, Germany.
Traveled to Erholungshaus der Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany (catalogue)
Perspective 85, Art 85, Basel, Switzerland
PHASE II,Palais Attems, Graz, Austria (catalogue)
Eau de Cologne,Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany (catalogue)
Primer Salon Irrealista,Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (catalogue)

1984
Kunstlandschaft BRD, Kunstverein Lübeck (catalogue)
Bella Figura, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany. Traveled to Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo, THe Net (catalogue)
Arbeiten auf Paper, Galerie Jandrig, Krefeld, Germany
Une Selection de la collection Particuliere de J. Gessel, Halle Sud, Geneva, Switzerland (catalogue)

1983
Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany

1982
Ausstellung Maria-Hilf, Cologne, Germany
Licht Bricht sich in den Oberen Fenstern, Im Klapperhof 33, Cologne, Germany (catalogue)
La Linea D'Ombra, Copparo, Italy (catalogue)