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Helen Levitt 1913-2009, US

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 195

    Ongoing group exhibitions 4

    until 31 Jan 2015
    The Plot Thickens - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    until 11 Jan 2015
    New York Photographs from the Collection - Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
    until 22 Mar 2015
    American Scene Photography: Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    until 15 Feb 2015
    Suspended Moments: Photographs from the David S. Rosen Collection - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

    Solo shows 48

    2013
    Private Dramas, Public Dreams: The Street Photographs of Helen Levitt & Friends - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    2012
    Just Kids - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2011
    Helen Levitt Photographs - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
    In a New York Minute: Photographs by Helen Levitt - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Helen Levitt - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
    2010
    Un Lyrisme Urbain - Le Point du Jour - Centre d'art Éditeur, Cherbourg-Octeville
    Helen Levitt - New Yorkers - Robert Morat Galerie - Schauraum Berlin, Berlin
    Helen Levitt. Lírica Urbana. Fotografías 1936-1993. PHotoEspaña 2010 - Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid
    2009
    The Knight Purchase Award: Helen Levitt - Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
    Helen Levitt: A Photographer’s Legacy - Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
    Helen Levitt - A Memorial Tribute - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Helen Levitt - New York Photographs - Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam
    2008
    Helen Levitt - In the Street - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
    Helen Levitt - "Spectrum" - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
    2007
    Helen Levitt - Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris
    2006
    Helen Levitt - Galerie F5,6 für Fotografie, Munich
    Helen Levitt - Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
    2005
    Helen Levitt - Slide Show - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2004
    Helen Levitt - Vintage Graffiti - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2003
    Helen Levitt - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
    2002
    Helen Levitt - Graffiti - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Helen Levitt - Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
    2001
    Helen Levitt - Crosstown - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2000
    Helen Levitt - Recent prints, Chalk Drawing Murals - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    1999
    Mexico City 1941: Photographs by Helen Levitt - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
    1998
    Helen Levitt - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
    Ciudad de México, 1941 - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
    Helen Levitt - Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
    Helen Levitt - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    Mexico City 1941 - Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC
    1997
    Helen Levitt: Crosstown - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1995
    Helen Levitt - Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
    1994
    Helen Levitt - Vintage Chalk Drawings 1938 – 1948 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1993
    Helen Levitt: Photographs - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
    Helen Levitt - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
    Helen Levitt: Photography - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1992
    Helen Levitt Photographs - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    Helen Levitt - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    1990
    Little Known Photographs By Helen Levitt - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1987
    Helen Levitt: Children\'s Street Drawings, New York, 1938–1948 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1986
    Helen Levitt - Eighteen Color Photographs - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1985
    Helen Levitt. Fotografier - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    1982
    Helen Levitt - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1981
    Helen Levitt / MATRIX 47 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Helen Levitt / Matrix 66 - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
    1980
    Helen Levitt: Photography - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    1974
    Projects: Helen Levitt in Color - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1943
    Helen Levitt: Photographs of Children - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Group shows 147

    2014
    Eclectic - Gitterman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Nonage - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    Playgrounds. Reinventing the Square - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    30th Anniversary Exhibition- 30 years 31 Photographers - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2013
    A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    Le Pont - MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
    Contra Tàpies - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
    Light Sensitive - Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
    2012
    Deck the Walls - Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, TX
    In Search of Time - Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
    The Dwelling Life of Man - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
    Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    City Scenes: Highlights of New York Street Photography - Museum of the City of New York, New York City, NY
    Road Atlas. Straßenfotografie aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung - Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
    Fundación Foto Colectania - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
    American Photography - Flo Peters Gallery , Hamburg
    La Triennale 2012 - Intense Proximity - La Triennale, Paris
    New Vision - ARGENTIC, Paris
    Aipad Photography Show 2012 - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Picturing New York - Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
    100 Years of Photography - The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    Looking Forward - Looking Back - G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
    2011
    Childish Things - Tabla Rasa Gallery, New York City, NY
    Road Atlas - Straßenfotografie aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung - Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
    The Dwelling Life of Man. Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
    Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
    Framed: Street Photography from the Collection - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    2010
    Ojos Privados: Selections from the Collection of Laurence Miller - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    My Base II / Photographs I saw in 80\'s in NY - Kurenboh - Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery, Tokyo
    México : esperado/inesperado - B.P.S.22 - Espace de Création Contemporaine, Charleroi
    Mexico Beyond Its Revolution - Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
    Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980 - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    Past, Present, Future II - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Furthermore: 30th Anniversary Exhibition - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970 – 1980 - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
    Body Language - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Mexico: Expected/Unexpected. Collection Isabel and Agustín Coppel - Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
    38 AT 38 - Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
    Hide & Seek: Picturing Childhood - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
    Group Show - Only-photography, Berlin
    Assembly - Monte Clark Gallery - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
    Mexico: Expected / Unexpected - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Immaginare New York. Fotografie dalla collezione del MoMA - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
    Modern Moments: Recent Gifts in American Photography - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Reality Revisted - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Photography on the Street - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    25th Anniversary Celebration - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2008
    Collection Agustín et Isabel Coppel, Mexico: Expected/Unexpected - La Maison Rouge, Paris
    Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    Ojos privados Colección Laurence Miller - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
    I AM I A KILLER - Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    When color was new vintage photographs from around the 1970s - Julie Saul Gallery, New York City, NY
    Images Du Corps, Vertiges Et Vestiges - Musée Régional D'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
    Facebook: Images of People in Photographs from the Collection - The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
    A Mind at Play - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Henri Cartier-Bresson & Helen Levitt - Side by Side - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
    Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London
    Las Implicaciones de la Imagen (The implications of image) - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
    Selections One - Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO
    Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
    City Portraits - Deborah Bell/Photographs, New York City, NY
    POST-WAR PERSPECTIVES 1945 -1960 - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2007
    The New York Scholl 1936-63 - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
    Empty Nest: The Changing Face of Childhood in Art, 1880 to the Present - Nathan A. Bernstein Co. Ltd., New York City, NY
    MACBA im Frankfurter Kunstverein - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    Photographic Formalities: From Ansel Adams to Weegee - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    Past (Present) Future - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Icons of American Photography - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    VIP - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
    On the Street - The New York School of Photographers - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    Review - 4 Jahre Galerie f5,6 - Galerie F5,6 für Fotografie, Munich
    Diane Arbus – Helen Levitt: A Conversation - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Porträt der Straße - Fotografien aus drei Jahrhunderten - Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren
    Americans - Masterpieces of American Photography from 1940 until now - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
    Photography Collection - Galeria Ramis Barquet - 57th Street, New York City, NY
    Moderna Museet c/o Dunkers Kulturhus - EyeWitness - Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg
    The Streets of New York: American Photographs from the Collection, 1938–1958 - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Several Exceptionally Good Recently Aquired Pictures XVIII - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Tiefenschärfe - Bilder vom Menschen - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
    Metro Pictures, part two - Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
    Portraits of Artists - Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    Rostros y Máscaras - Fotografías de la Colección Ordóñez-Falcón - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
    Rostros y Máscaras - Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca
    De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman - Galerie de France, Paris
    Looking at America - Galerie Hohenlohe, Vienna
    La Colección MACBA - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Slide Show - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    Surface - Group Show - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Faces in the Crowd - Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
    On The Street - The New York School of Photographers - Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Into The Unknown - Abstraction From The Collection - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    La Photographie á l\'Épreuve - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    2004
    Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936–1966 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Illusion of innocence - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
    Ausstellungen 1994 - 2004 - Sabine Schmidt Galerie, Cologne
    Arte y utopía - La acción restringida - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Yet Untitled - Die Sammlung Bernd F. Künne - Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg
    Defining Moments - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    Yet Untitled - The National Museum of Photography - The Black Diamond, Copenhagen
    2003
    City Streets - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    Content - Rem Koolhaas und OMA-AMO - Bauten, Projekte und Konzepte seit 1996 - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    "Künstlerphotographien - Berühmte Photographen portraitieren berühmte Künstler" - Galerie Pudelko, Bonn
    Hot Summer in the City - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Art of Street Photography - Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Les choix dCB - Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris
    Contortion Distortion - Group Selection - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    A Proposal for an Exhibition - Monte Clark Gallery - Toronto, Toronto, ON
    2002
    New York: Capital of Photography - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    A Proposal for an Exhibition - Monte Clark Gallery - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
    New York Observed: The Mythology of the City - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    Through the Looking Glass - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    A Bird Show - Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY
    Americans - Meisterwerke der amerikanischen Photographie - MMK Museum Moderner Kunst - Stiftung Wörlen, Passau
    New York - Capital of Photography - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
    About Away - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
    GARY BROTMEYER - The Nap is Good / HELEN LEVITT - Graffiti - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2001
    The Passions: From Brueghel To Viola - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    10th Anniversary Exhibition - Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    The Social Scene - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston, MA
    A Room Of Their Own - From Rothko To Rauschenberg - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    2000
    The Social Scene - The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL
    Moodstruck - Photographs from the Permanent Collection - University Museum of Contemporary Art - UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
    1999
    The Promise of Photography: Selected Works from the DG Bank Collection - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1998
    Das Versprechen der Fotografie. Die Sammlung der DG-Bank - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures XII - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Paved With Gold - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    Helen Levitt & Roger Mayne - Vintage Street Photographs - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
    1997
    documenta X - Documenta, Kassel
    1994
    Mexico through foreign eyes - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
    American Surrealist Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1993
    Motion and Document/Sequence and Time: Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    In Transit - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1990
    The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers And Artists Respond In The Time Of Aids - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1989
    Noted Women Photographers of the 20’s and 30’s - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1987
    American Dreams - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1982
    In Our Time: Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum 1948–1982 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1981
    The New Color: A Decade of Color Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1978
    New Standpoints: 1940-1955 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1973
    The Responsible Eye, Three Decades of the Photograph as Document / Trois décennies de photographies documentaires (1930- - Optica - centre for contemporary art, Montreal, QC
    1971
    Photographs of Women - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1957
    70 Photographers Look at New York - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1949
    Photography (6 Women Photographers) - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1943
    Action Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 8

    Germany
    Galerie F5,6 für Fotografie, Munich
    Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
    South Korea
    Galerie Lumiere, Seoul
    USA
    Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
    Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

    Collections 12

    Australia
    Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
    Canada
    National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    France
    IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    Spain
    Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    USA
    The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

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