Fred Sandback. Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles. February 18 –March 25, 1989.
Fred Sandback: Sculpture. Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston. May 20–August 13, 1989.
Fred Sandback: Sculpture. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. June 16–August 31, 1989.
Fred Sandback: Sculpture and Drawings. Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York. October 21–November 15, 1989.
Three Portfolios: Stephen Ellis, Sol LeWitt, Fred Sandback. Galerie Alfred Kren, Cologne. February 1989.
Überarbeitete Druckgrafik, Monotypien, Zeichnungen, Editionen. Galerie Biedermann, Munich. Opened February 2, 1989.
Gary Kuehn, Fred Sandback, Michael Venezia. Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York. May 5–June 10, 1989.
Pas à côté, pas n’importe où. Villa Arson, Nice, France. July 13–September 24, 1989.
Projects and Portfolios: The Twenty-fifth National Print Exhibition. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn. October 6–December 31, 1989.
Aus meiner Sicht. Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne. November 12, 1989–January 7, 1990.