Larry Miller’s work has been exhibited and performed in museums, galleries, and institutions around the world, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim Museum, The New Museum, and Emily Harvey Gallery in New York; Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; La Biennale di Venezia; Akademie Der Kunste, Daadgalerie and Bonner Kunstverein, Germany; Ecole Nationale Des Beaux-Arts, Paris, and other venues in Europe, Korea, Japan, Australia, Canada and the USA. His work is represented in numerous public and private collections. He has published texts and videos on art and Fluxus artists — most notably, Interview With George Maciunas, the group founder, which has been screened internationally and translated into numerous languages. In 1994, he co-curated the first Fluxus Online website.

Exhibitions related to genetics include: Genesthetics: Corpus Illuminatus at Emily Harvey Gallery, NYC, 1999; Paradise Now: Picturing the Genetic Revolution, Exit Art, NYC, 2000 (touring U.S. through 2004); From Code to Commodity: Genetics and Visual Art, New York Academy of Science, NYC, 2003; Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, 2002 to 2005), Codes and Identity, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, New York, 2003, How Human: Life in the Post Genome Era, International Center of Photography, New York, 2003, DNA [do not assume], Bowling Green State University, Ohio 2005, and Baneful Medicine exhibits in NYC 2018/2019.

Miller has received individual artists fellowships and exhibition grants from the New York State Foundation for the Arts, Creative Artists Program and the National Endowment for the Arts. A native of Missouri, Miller earned his MFA degree at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1970.

Photo above: DNA Cups project and Genetic Code Certificates in Baneful Medicine exhibition at John Jay College Gallery, NYC, 2019.

Chewed Pollock from Recombinant Memes series. Performed at at Printed Matter Artist Book Fair in
Vendor Bar curated by Kirby Gookin and Robin Kahn. See Recombinant Memes page.

Fluxus and Happening Friends at Le Lieu

Fluxus and Happening Friends at Le Lieu 1998, with a historical concert organized by Larry Miller.

Either/Or Exhibition

Solo exhibition for Williams Center Art Gallery, Lafayette College, PA.


Slab. Carrots sewn with heavy string, to the height and weight of the artist. Day 1, Day 4 and Day 33. From exhibition “Art on the Outside” Caldwell College, 1970.

Performance History

Coping with the fantasies, fears and paradoxes of everyday existence. At The Kitchen (Broome Street location) in 1980.

Remote Music Piano

Mechanized performing object produced by Francesco Conz for the artists pianos series.

Baneful Medicine

Exhibit at Cooper Union, NYC and John Jay College Art Gallery


Genesthetics: Corpus Illuminatus, announcement for solo exhibition at Emily Harvey Gallery, 1999

Eco-Ephemeral Works

  Sculptural works using ephemeral materials, included Carrot Piece in opening show at 112 Greene Street Gallery, Soho, New York, 1970. Below: Slab (Carrots Day 1, Day 4, Day 33) consisted of the weight and dimensions of the artist’s body, configured and interred into ground. Presented in “Art in the Outside” at Caldwell College, 1970. […]