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Paul Graham  1956, UK

Rank (2014): 569 – 

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USA 29
United Kingdom 28
Germany 22
Spain 21
France 14

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Artist Rank
Thomas Ruff  11 22
Jeff Wall  84 20
Rineke Dijkstra  187 19
Andreas Gursky  55 19
Wolfgang Tillmans  26 17

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  Anthony Reynolds Gallery, United Kingdom 9
  Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland 5

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1956 Born in Stafford, Staffordshire, England (UK)

Awards 2009 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize

Lives and works in London (UK) and New York, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 157  Please report missing Information

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   Eyes on the Street - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH Send message


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   Paul Graham 1981 & 2011 Hasselblad Award 2012 - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
   Paul Graham - le Bal, Paris
   A shimmer of possibility - The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
   Paul Graham - The Present - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
   The Present - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Paul Graham: The Present - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Paul Graham: The Present - - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY (closed)

   Paul Graham - Troubled Land - The Northern Ireland Collection - Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
   Paul Graham: Films - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
   Paul Graham: Photographs 1981-2006 - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
   Beyond Caring - Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg

   Paul Graham - Beyond Caring - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
   Paul Graham - Fotografien 1981-2006 - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   Paul Graham - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam

   Paul Graham - Photographs: 1981 - 2006 - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY
   Paul Graham - Photographs 1981 - 2006 - Salon 94 Freemans, New York City, NY
   An Anthology - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Description and image  a shimmer of possibility. Photographs by Paul Graham - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Paul Graham - Fotografien seit 1980 - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen

   Paul Graham: a shimmer of possibility - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
   Paul Graham - A Shimmer of Possibility - Galerie les filles du calvaire - Paris, Paris
   Paul Graham - Crown Gallery, Brussels
   A shimmer of Possibility - La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid

   Paul Graham - a shimmer of possibility - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

   American Nigh - La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid
   Paul Graham - American Night - Galerie les filles du calvaire - Paris, Paris

   Paul Graham - Sede Social de Telefónica, Madrid
   Paul Graham - American Night - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
   Paul Graham - Crown Gallery, Brussels

   Paul Graham - American Night - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
   Paul Graham American Night - Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN

   End of an Age - Galleria Marabini, Bologna

   Paul Graham - Paintings - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
   Paul Graham - galerie bob van orsouw, Zurich
   Paul Graham - Paintings - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY

   Paul Graham - End of an Age - galerie bob van orsouw, Zurich
   Paul Graham (Iso-Britannia) Hgin Juhlaviikot - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki

   Art Now: Paul Graham: Hypermetropia - Tate Britain, London

   Paul Graham "Empty Heaven - Fotografien Aus Japan 1989 - 1995 - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Paul Graham - Le Case d'Arte, Milan

   Paul Graham - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

   Troubled Land - Cornerhouse, Manchester


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   Civilization - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Description  Somewhat Abstract - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
   Une photographie sous tension, La collection de Florence et Damien Bachelot - Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône

   Homelands - V.M. Art Gallery, Karachi
Description and image  L’Œil Photographique - FRAC - Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand
   You Are The Company In Which You Keep - Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
   Visualleader 2013 - Das Beste aus Zeitungen, Zeitschriften und Internet - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   fALSEfAKES - Maison des arts du Grütli, Geneva
   Una Posibilidad De Escape Para Asaltar El Estudio De La Realidad Y Volver A Grabar El Universo - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
   Arbeidstid - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
   Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography - Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Description  Fotografia Europea 2013 - Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia
   How Is the World? - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Mack Pop-up Store - Brachfeld Gallery, Paris
   Light Sensitive - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
   Looking at the View - Tate Britain, London
   The Unphotographable - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Dehors la flore est à l'orage - Centre Culturel Valery-Larbaud, Vichy
   Daegu Photo Biennale 2012 - Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu
   Junge Menschen - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Accidentally on Purpose - QUAD Gallery, Derby
   Figure and Form in Contemporary Photography - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   The Residue of Memory - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
   Das Narrative in der Fotografie - Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren
   De La Generosidad. Obras De La ColecciÓn Helga De Alvear - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   An Orchestrated Vision: The Theater of Contemporary Photography - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Dark Sights - Art Foyer der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt/Main

   Ill Fares The Land - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
   Photography Calling! - The Sound of Downloading Makes Me Want to Upload - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
   Streetlife und Homestories - Fotografien aus der Sammlung Goetz - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
   Historias de la Vida Material / Stories of Material Life - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres

   Human Territories Part 2 - Crown Gallery, Brussels
   Lebenslust und Totentanz - Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
   Where in the World? - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Grand National / Britisk kunst - Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen
   Photographic Typologies - Tate Modern, London
Description  Malas Calles - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Celebration - Collection du Frac Auvergne - FRAC - Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand

   Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2009 - C/O Berlin, Berlin
   15_Jahre Sammlung Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg - Gegen den Strich - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
Description  Pequeña historia de la fotografía - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
Description  Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2009 - The Photographers' Gallery, London
   Just with your eyes I will see - Fonds d’Art moderne et contemporain - Espace Boris Vian, Montluçon

   La invención de lo cotidiano - Museo Nacional de Arte - MUNAL, Mexico City
   NO SUCH THING AS SOCIETY. Photography in Britain 1967-1987 -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
   An Eye for an Eye - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
   Urbanités - Galerie les filles du calvaire - Paris, Paris
   The Map is not the Territory - Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg
   No Such Thing As Society - The Exchange, Penzance, Cornwall
   A Space of Time - La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid
   Idle Youth - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY
   En Privat 1 - Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern, Palma de Mallorca
   Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London
   No Such Thing As Society - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle, Cumbria
   Foto-Espacios De La Colección Musac - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruña
   FOTO-ESPACIOS de la colección MUSAC - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruña
   Guss who is coming.... - MKGalerie - Rotterdam, Rotterdam

Description and image  Existencias - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
   A Selection of Exceptional Vintage Photographs - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
   The Present - The Monique Zajfen Collection - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam

   work [w3:k] - - Ormeau Baths Gallery OBG, Belfast, Northern Ireland (closed, 2011)
   Peintres de la vie moderne Modern-life painters - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   work [wз:k] - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
   Real spaces, fictitious spaces - - Fundación Centro Ordóñez-Falcón de Fotografía - COFF, San Sebastián (closed)
   Antisocial - FRAC - Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand
Description  Geschichten, Geschichten - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Spurensuche - Vergesssen und Erinnern in der Gegenwartskunst - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Click Double click - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Different Realities? - Crown Gallery, Brussels
   A Handful Of Dust - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

   Miradas y conceptos en la Colección Helga de Alvear - Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid
Description and image Galerie im TaxispalaisArbeit* - Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck Send message
Description and image  Miradas y conceptos en la colección Helga de Alvear - Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz
   Emergencies - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
   The Telefonica Contemporary Photography Collection - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo

Description  Dedicated to a Proposition - Extra City - Kunsthal Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Painting - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
   Black and White - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY
   PHotoEspaña 04 - Historias - PHotoEspaña, Madrid
   Je t’envisage - La disparition du portrait - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

   Cold Play - Set 1 aus der Sammlung des Fotomuseums Winterthur - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Cara a Cara - Fundação Caixa Geral de Depósitos - Culturgest, Lisbon
   Pretty, As A Picture. - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Pictures of you - Galería Estrany - De La Mota, Barcelona
   Einblicke in Privatsammlungen - Galería Estrany - De La Mota, Barcelona
Description and image  cruel and tender: the real in the twentieth-century phtograph - Tate Modern, London
   Portraiture - Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Vigovisións, 1986-2000 - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
   The Cat Show - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   SEX - Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

   Desire - - Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna - GAM, Bologna (closed, 2007)
   Photographie a la carte! - Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art, Biel/Bienne
   Malerei ohne Malerei - Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig

   49th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Neue Welt - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
Description and image  Televisions - Kunst sieht fern - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

   Party Pictures: From Studio 54 to Cannes 2000 - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY

Description and image  Common People - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

   Gesammelte Werke 1; Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1968 - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Yesterday Begins Tomorrow - Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
   Fünf Komma Fünf - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Homo zappiens zappiens - Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes

   Within these Walls - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
   Exposition de groupe - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris

   Prospect 96: Photography in Contemporary Art - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   Photosynkyria: documentary dilemmas - MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

   Paul Graham & Sharon Lockhart - Television Portraits + Auditions - Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam

   Legacy of W. Eugene Smith, The: Twelve Photographers in the Humanistic Tradition - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   British Photography from the Thatcher Years - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Corporate Identities - Cornerhouse, Manchester

   Midtown Review: A Look at Photography Books of 1987 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   New Photography 3 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Houses and Homes - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London


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 Crown Gallery, Brussels


 Galerie les filles du calvaire - Paris, Paris


 Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin


 Galleria Marabini, Bologna


 La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid


 galerie bob van orsouw, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London


 Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY


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 The National Museum of Photography - The Black Diamond, Copenhagen


 FRAC - Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand


 Burger Collection, Berlin
 Sammlung Wemhöner, Berlin
 Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg


 Museo Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, MI


 Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
 Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon


 Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

United Kingdom

 National Media Museum, Bradford
 Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
 Hiscox Art Projects, London
 Tate Britain, London
 Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton


 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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