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Barbara Ess  1948, US

Rank (2014): 8076 – 

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Female
Photography



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Country
USA 31
France 11
Germany 6
Italy 4




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Cindy Sherman  8 13
James Welling  287 11
Rodney Graham  61 10




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Institution
  Galerie Frédéric Giroux, France 5
  Curt Marcus Gallery, USA 4



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1948 Born in Brooklyn, NY (US)

Awards 1990 - 1990 Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Regional Fellowship
National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship


Public Collections

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Caldic Collection, Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
First National Bank of Minneapolis
F.N.A.C. (Fonds National D'Art Contemporain)
FRAC Loire, France
FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France
Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
List Art Center/David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
(Allan Chasanoff Photography Collection)
Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Musee de La Roche sur Yon, France
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
New School for Social Research, New York
The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

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2009
   You Are Not I - Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   I'm (un) easy - Souterrain, Berlin

2004
Description and image  Barbara Ess - Cipher - - Galerie Frédéric Giroux, Paris (closed)

2003
   I Am Not This Body: Photographs by Barbara Ess - Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

2001
   Barbara Ess: I Am Not This Body - - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2002)
   Photographies : Barbara Ess - - Galerie Frédéric Giroux, Paris (closed)

2000
   Barbara Ess: She Woke With A Start - - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2002)

1993
   Barbara Ess - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY

1988
   Barbara Ess - Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

1985
   Barbara Ess - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

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2013
   Caution! Things may appear different than they are - Auf AEG, Nuremberg

2012
   Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery, 1969–1989 Bowery Artist Tribute - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

2011
   Circa 1986 - HVCCA - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
   East Side: Bill Rice & Friends - DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
   Sex, Drugs & Queer Spirits - - Galerie Frédéric Giroux, Paris (closed)

2010
   Another Green World - Carriage Trade, New York City, NY
   The Facebook Show - Museum of New Art - MONA, Pontiac, MI
   Myths of the Near Future - Nicole Fiacco Gallery, Hudson, NY
   Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles

2009
   L'exposition rayonnante - FRAC - Limousin, Limoges
Description and image  SONIC YOUTH etc.: Sensational Fix - Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
   SONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - KIT - Kunst im Tunnel, Dusseldorf
Description and image Kunsthalle DüsseldorfSONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message

2008
   The Headphones Show - Abrons Art Center, New York City, NY
   Sonic Youth etc. - Sensational Fix - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Black and white- Part 2 - - Galerie Frédéric Giroux, Paris (closed)
   SONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - LiFE - International Space for Emerging Arts, Saint-Nazaire
   Bare Market - Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   Brief Encounters - - Caren Golden Fine Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)

2006
   Music is a Better Noise - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Peintres de la vie moderne Modern-life painters - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

2005
Description  Transformations - Expositions des artistes de la galerie - - Galerie Frédéric Giroux, Paris (closed)
   Regional Triennial of Photographic Arts - The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

2004
   Repulsion - University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, Il

2002
   Private Eyes - Image and Identity - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
   Contemporary Views - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   Photography Transformed - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

2001
   Group Exhibition - - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2002)
   roup Exhibition - - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2002)

2000
   Façons de Peindre - Gabrielle Salomon – Art Conseil, Paris

1998
   Disappearing Act - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
   Veronica's Revenge - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   The Cottingley Fairies and other Apparitions - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

1996
   Prospect 96: Photography in Contemporary Art - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   Alice's Looking Glass: A Glimpse at the Non-Linear - Apexart, New York City, NY
   Lush - Cristinerose Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
   Barbara Ess, Barbara Kruger, Neil Jenney - Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY
   Photograph - Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
   Scattershot - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY
   L'immagine riflessa - Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO

1994
   Pictures Of The Real World (In Real Time) - Le Consortium, Dijon
   Pictures of The Real World (In Real Time) - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
   Mirror/mirror - The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
   Barbara Ess, Eva-Maria Schön, Cécile Wick - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   Changing I dense cities - Shedhalle, Zurich

1990
   Cindy Sherman - Louise Lawler - Georges Rousse - Barbara Ess - Thomas Struth - Hamish Fulton - Studio Guenzani, Milan

1989
   Barbara Ess, Kevin Larmon, Garnett Puett, Nancy Shaver & Michael Zwack - Galerie Georges Verney-Carron, Lyon

1988
   Brockmann - Bourget - Ess - R Graham - Gober - Lum - Luyten - Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

1987
   Mostra in progress numero uno - Galleria Bonomo, Bari
  MAUREEN PALEYJames Casebere, Barbara Ess - MAUREEN PALEY, London Send message

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Spain

 Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid

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France

 FRAC - Limousin, Limoges
 IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

Switzerland

 Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

USA

 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

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