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    Frederick Sommer 1905-1999, US

    Rank (2014): 5001 - 10,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 63

    Solo shows 19

    2013
    A World of Bonds: Frederick Sommer’s Photography and Friendships - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    2011
    Choice and Chance - Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    Circumnavigation - Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Frederick Sommer - Photography, Drawing & Collage - Faggionato Fine Arts, London
    2005
    Frederick Sommer at 100 - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
    Frederick Sommer – A Centennial Celebration - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
    The Photographs of Frederick Sommer - A Centennial Tribute - J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Frederick Sommer’s Photographs and Musical Scores - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    1999
    A Tribute to Frederick Sommer, 1905-1999 - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    1990
    Frederick Sommer: Master Photographer - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    1989
    Where Images Come From: Drawings and Photographs by Frederick Sommer - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    1981
    Frederick Sommer At Seventy-Five: A Retrospective - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Frederick Sommer at Seventy-Five - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Frederick Sommer at 75 - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
    1980
    Frederick Sommer at seventy-five - Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Frederick Sommer at seventy-five - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
    1969
    Frederick Sommer: Photographs - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1963
    Photographs by Frederick Sommer - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1937
    Frederick Sommer: Abstractions, Watercolor and Gouache - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

    Group shows 44

    2014
    Convergences: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection - J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
    2013
    A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    The Unphotographable - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2012
    The Vivisector - Sprüth Magers London, London
    Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    Emmet Gowin and His Contemporaries - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
    Gun - Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO
    Group Exhibition\"1955\" - Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
    2011
    Creative Continuum: The History of the Center for Creative Photography - Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Eye/object: Photographs From the Collection of Jonathan Williams - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Masters of American Photography - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
    2010
    My Base II / Photographs I saw in 80\'s in NY - Kurenboh - Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery, Tokyo
    Creative Continuum - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    Where in the World? - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
    In Focus: Photography from the Mills College Art Museum Colle - Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
    2009
    The Private Collection of Fern M. Schad - Rick Wester Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Faces - Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO
    Works on Paper - Faggionato Fine Arts, London
    At the Crossroads of American Photography: Callahan, Siskind, Sommer - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
    2008
    Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
    Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
    2007
    In Focus - The Nude - J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Hot + Bothered: Looking at the Landscape - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
    Visionary Anatomies - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
    2006
    busy going crazy. the Sylvio Perlstein collection - La Maison Rouge, Paris
    25th Anniversary Summer Celebration - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
    2005
    nützlich – süß – museal. Das fotografierte Tier - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    The Terrain of Seeing - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
    The Art of Summer: Etherton Selections - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
    1999
    Coming to Life - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    Transmutations - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
    1996
    Desert - SLG South London Gallery, London
    1994
    American Surrealist Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1983
    Frederick Sommer I Faurest Davis - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1980
    Photography of the Fifties: An American Perspective - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1973
    Collage and the Photo Image - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1969
    Portrait Photographs - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1962
    Images from the Stone - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1960
    The Sense of Abstraction - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1952
    Diogenes with a Camera - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1951
    Abstraction in Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1950
    Photographs by 51 Photographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1946
    New Photographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 6

    USA
    Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA
    Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
    Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York City, NY
    Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
    United Kingdom
    Faggionato Fine Arts, London

    Collections 9

    USA
    Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
    The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN
    Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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