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Henry Wessel  1942, US

(Henry Wessel jr.)
Rank (2014): 3089 

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USA 46
Germany 5




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Lee Friedlander  209 12




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  Rena Bransten Gallery, USA 11
  Fraenkel Gallery, USA 4



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1942 Born in Teaneck, NJ (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 60  Please report missing Information



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2013
   Incedents - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Henry Wessel - California and the West - Hammer Gallery, Zurich

2011
   Henry Wessel - Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne
   Henry Wessel - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Henry Wessel - Vintage Still Photographs - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
   Henry Wessel - Photographs - Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg

2008
   Henry Wessel - Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

2007
Description  Henry Wessel - Photographs - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Henry Wessel - Early Photographs - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Henry Wessel - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Henry Wessel - Photographs - - Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)

2004
   Henry Wessel - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002
Description and image  Henry Wessel - Las Vegas - Photographs - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000
   Henry Wessel - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992
   Henry Wessel - House Pictures - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989
   Henry Wessel - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1981
   Henry Wessel, Jr - 1970 – 1980 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1972
   Photographs by Henry Wessel, Jr. - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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to top Group shows   42


2014
   Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited - Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague

2013
   BOOKS & CO. - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY

2011
   New Topographics - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
Description and image  Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Seismic Shift - Lewis Baltz, Joe Deal and California Landscape Photography, 1944-1984 - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
   Masters of American Photography - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
   NEW TOPOGRAPHICS- Robert Adams • Lewis Baltz • Bernd and Hilla Becher • Joe Deal • Frank Gohlke • Nicholas Nixon • John  - Preus Museum, Horten
   Hyper Real – Kunst und Amerika um 1970 - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

2010
   New Topographics - Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
   My Base II / Photographs I saw in 80's in NY - Kurenboh - Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery, Tokyo
   New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   They Knew What They Wanted - Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
   Summer 2010 - Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2009
   New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Contemporary Desert Photography: The Other Side of Paradise - Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
Description  San Francisco Art Institute Alumni & Faculty: A Thin Slice - Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Remember? Photographs before Digitization - Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Description  Reality Revisted - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Masculine: Interpretations of Manhood - - Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)

2008
   In Our Dreams - Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York City, NY
   Dreamscapes - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
   Currents in Photography - CCAS - Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
   Allusive Moments - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   house home - Red Dot Contemporary, West Palm Beach, FL

2006
   Advancing the Moment - Pasadena Museum of California Art- PMCA, Pasadena, CA
   Multiple Exposures: Highlights From Csulb Special Collections - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2005
   Amerikanische Street Photography - Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Garry Winogrand and the american street photographers - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
   The Anniversary Show - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
   Ditto - Multiples from the Collection - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
   Landscape - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
   The Gray Area - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  Scenery - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001
   SHOW TIME - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Depicting Absence/Implying Presence - ICA - San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

1998
   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures XII - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1987
   Midtown Review: A Look at Photography Books of 1987 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Bill Dane and Henry Wessel, Jr: Photographs - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

1978
   The Great West: Real/Ideal - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1977
   Photographes américains contemporains - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1974
   Public Landscapes: An Exhibition of Photographs - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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Germany

 Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

USA

 Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
 Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
 Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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Netherlands

 Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam

USA

 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Wright State University Art Galleries, Dayton, OH
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 Castellani Art Museum, Lewiston, NY
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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