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William Christenberry  1936, US

Rank (2014): 2307 – 

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Male
Painting, Photography, Sculpture
New Color Photography



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 75
Germany 11
Spain 2




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Artist Rank
William Eggleston  230 24
Stephen Shore  623 16
Joel Meyerowitz  1702 12
Lee Friedlander  223 12




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Pace / Macgill Gallery, USA 5
  Morris Museum of Art, USA 4
  The Corcoran Gallery of Art, USA 4
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA 4
  Hemphill Fine Arts, USA 3



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1936 Born in Tuscaloosa, AL (US)

1954 - 1959 University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 92  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   41


2013
   William Christenberry. No Son Fotografías, Son Historias - Centro José Guerrero, Granada
   William Christenberry - Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid

2012
   Assembled Memory - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
   William Christenberry - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

2011
   William Christenberry - Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2010
   William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961-2005 - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

2009
   William Christenberry: House and Car and - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   William Christenberry: Land / Memory - Sarah Moody Gallery - University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
   William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961–2005 - Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
   William Christenberry: Site/Possession - Samek Art Gallery , Lewisburg, PA
   William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961-2005 - Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

2008
   William Christenberry: Signs - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
   William Christenberry: Site/Possession - Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
   William Christenberry: Photographs 1961-2005 - Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
   William Christenberry: Site/Possession - University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS
Description  William Christenberry - Photographs 1961-2005 - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
   William Christenberry - Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
   William Christenberry: Site/Possession - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

2007
   William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961 - 2005 - Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
   William Christenberry - Site/Possession - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA
   William Christenberry - Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
   William Christenberry - Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

2006
   William Christenberry - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
   William Christenberry - Alabama - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
   William Christenberry Photographs: 1961-2005 - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
   William Christenberry: Trips and Recent Sculpture - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   William Christenberry Photographs: 1961-2005 - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY
   Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

2004
   William Christenberry: The Tenant House Paintings - Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA

2002
Description and image  William Christenberry - SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

2001
   William Christenberry - Changing Landscapes-The Source Revisited - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC

2000
   William Christenberry: The Early Years and Beyond - Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, MO

1998
   William Christenberry: The Early Years, 1954-1968 - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

1997
   William Christenberry: Deep South - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
   Reconstruction: William Christenberry's Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1996
   William Christenberry: The Early Years, 1954–1968 - Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA

1995
   William Christenberry - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

1991
   William Christenberry: Photographs - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1983
   William Christenberry: Southern Views - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1978
   William Christenberry: Color Photographs - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1973
   William Christenberry: Photographs - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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

2013
   Memory Theatre 2013 - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
   A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

2012
   Silver Curtain - Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011
   Local Color: Photography in the South - Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
   The Spectacular of Vernacular - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Eye/object: Photographs From the Collection of Jonathan Williams - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
   ASPECTS OF COLOR. A History of Color in Photography from Pictorialism to Contemporary - Kicken Berlin, Berlin
   Hyper Real – Kunst und Amerika um 1970 - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
   Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960 - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
   Viewing Rm. - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC

2010
   Prints from Zanatta Editions - Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
   Hyper Real - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Myth, Manners and Memory: Photographers of the American South - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea (England)
   Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980 - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   Where in the World? - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Old Friends - Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Description  Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970 – 1980 - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

2009
   Economy of Scale - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC

2008
   day by day - Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
   After Nature - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   When color was new vintage photographs from around the 1970s - Julie Saul Gallery, New York City, NY
   Beyond the Backyard - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
   Degas to Diebenkorn: The Phillips Collects - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
   Vivid Vernacular : Walker Evans, William Christenberry, and William Eggleston - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2007
   Hot + Bothered: Looking at the Landscape - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   SECOND VIEW– Amerikanische Fotografie - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
Description  Back to the Future: Contemporary American Art from the Collection - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
   On the Wall - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
   The Genius of the Place - Land and Identity in Contemporary Art - Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, WV
   Multiple Exposures: Highlights From Csulb Special Collections - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
   Tendenzen Internationaler Fotografie - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst

2005
   Walker Evans & William Christenberry - American Classics - Museum für Photographie Braunschweig, Braunschweig
Description and image  Mavericks of Color: Photographs from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   Bilanz in zwei Akten - Sammlung Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover

2004
Description  Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Ditto - Multiples from the Collection - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
   Glorious Harvest: Photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Description  Glorious Harvest - photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   best of - Blick in die Sammlung DIE PHOTOGRAPHISCHE SAMMLUNG - SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

2003
   Shop Windows - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Lee Friedlander - New Work / William Christenberry - Photography, Drawing, Sculp - Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

2001
Description  Overnight to Many Cities: Tourism and Travel at Home and Away - 303 Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Revisited: Aspekte amerikanischer Farbphotographie - Kicken Berlin, Berlin

1996
   The American South: Contemporary Photography from 1966 - 1996 - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995
   The Collecting Impulse: Works by Max Belcher, Beverly Buchanan, and William Christenberry - Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC

1994
   The Box: From Duchamp to Horn - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1990
   Of Time and Place: Walker Evans and William Christenberry - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

1983
   Southern Fictions - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1981
   The New Color: A Decade of Color Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

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Canada

 Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

Germany

 Kicken Berlin, Berlin
 Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

USA

 Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
 Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
 Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
 Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
 Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
 G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
 Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD
 Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC

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Germany

 SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

USA

 Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
 Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
 Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
 Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
 Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 Sarah Moody Gallery - University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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