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William Klein 1928, US

Rank (2014): 717 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 196

    Ongoing group exhibitions 4

    until 11 Jan 2015
    Augen Auf! 100 Jahre Leica Fotografie - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
    Collection À L\'étude À Villeurbanne - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    until 15 Feb 2015
    Paisaje Urbano En La Colección De Fotografía Del Ivam - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    until 27 May 2015
    Group Show 2014 - Bocconi Art Gallery - BAG, Milan

    Solo shows 38

    2013
    William Klein retrospective exhibition - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
    William Klein: Fashion + Street - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    2012
    William Klein: Paintings Etc - HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London
    William Klein - Rome + Klein - Maison de la Photographie, Lille
    William Klein - In & Out Of Fashion - Espace Soardi, Nice
    2011
    Rome + Klein - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
    Klein + 10 collectionneurs - Galerie Le Réverbère, Lyon
    2010
    William Klein - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    William Klein - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
    2008
    William Klein - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
    Painted Contacts - Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris
    William Klein - Dressage - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
    2007
    Life is art art is life, maybe - Galerie Lumiere, Seoul
    William Klein - Films+Photos Books & Painting - MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
    Prints 1955 - 2007 - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    William Klein - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    2004
    Paris + Klein - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    William Klein - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
    2003
    William Klein - Old and new work - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    William Klein - Tokyo 1961 - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    Street Smarts: Photographs by William Klein - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    2002
    Parigi + Klein - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
    Paris + Klein - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
    2001
    William Klein - Painted Contacts 1996-2001 - Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, NY
    1998
    New York 1954-55. William Klein - Sala Amós Salvador, Logroño
    1997
    William Klein: New York 1954-55 - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
    William Klein - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    William Klein - Fotografien - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
    1994
    William Klein: In and Out of Fashion - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1992
    William Klein - Galerie Mosel und Tschechow , Munich
    1990
    William Klein - Konsthallen Trollhättan, Trollhättan
    William Klein - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
    1989
    William Klein - Close up - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    1987
    William Klein - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    1983
    William Klein - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    1982
    William Klein - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
    William Klein - Le Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse
    1980
    William Klein - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Group shows 158

    2014
    The Rush And Calm, Moments In The City - Fotomuseum Den Haag, The Hague
    End of an Era: Artistic Practices and Techniques of Analogue Photography - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    Paparazzi! Fotografen, Stars Und Künstler - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
    Artificial Light: Flash Photography in the Twentieth Century - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Nonage - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    Roesler Hotel 26# - Spectres - Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
    Paparazzi ! Photographes, stars et artistes - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
    Fotogiornalismo E Reportage - Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena
    Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited - Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
    2013
    Color! American Photography Transformed - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    The Mediterranean Experience: The Mediterranean as a spatial paradigm for the circulation of ideas and meaning. - MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
    More Than A Likeness - McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
    In God We Trust - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
    Vanity. Fashion Photography from the F.C. Gundlach Collection - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow
    Désir de collection - Galerie Le Réverbère, Lyon
    [blv] 5, Finir En Beauté - Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône
    2012
    Fashion Clicks - Photographica Fine Art, Lugano
    A Selection Of Vintage And Contemporary Photographs - ArteF Fine Art Photography Gallery, Zurich
    New York: Stieglitz to Titarenko - Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York City, NY
    William Klein + Daido Moriyama - Tate Modern, London
    William Klein /Daido Moriyama - Polka Galerie, Paris
    William Klein and Daido Moriyama - ARGENTIC, Paris
    Gaze - The Changing Face of Portrait Photography - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
    Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    Ten Years in Focus (Group Exhibition) - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
    Collection Freddy Denaës - Ex nugis seria - Le Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse
    American Photography - Flo Peters Gallery , Hamburg
    Beyond Words: Photography in The New Yorker - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    Gun - Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO
    Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    2011
    Beyond Style - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    Salon Style - Atlas Gallery, London
    Vanity - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
    Dangerously Young - Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent
    Eyes On Paris - Paris Im Fotobuch 1890 Bis Heute - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
    Harper\'s Bazaar: A Decade of Style - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Fashion - The Story Of A Lifetime - Noorderlicht Fotogalerie, Groningen
    No Title, No Theme - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    New Yorker Fiction/Real Photography - Steven Kasher Gallery, New York City, NY
    Masters of American Photography - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
    The Industrial Modern - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Night Vision: Photography After Dark / The Howard Gilman Gallery, 2nd floor - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Itinérances (#13) - Polka Galerie, Paris
    Of women´s modesty and anger - Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation, Brussels
    Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
    Zeitgeist & Glamour - NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf
    Viewing Rm. - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
    2010
    Staff Picks 2010 - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ali + Klein & Co (#11) - Polka Galerie, Paris
    The Unseen Eye: Photography from the collection of W.M. Hunt - Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL
    Photo Saint-Germain-des-Près - Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris
    New York, New York - L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York City, NY
    Polaroid Icons - Opus Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Art Paris 2010 - Polka Galerie, Paris
    Action! (#8) - Polka Galerie, Paris
    Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography, 1940–1959 - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
    2009
    The Magic of Photography - Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum, ID
    Colleziona 2010 La scena e il sogno delle fotografie - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
    Something for Everyone - Hamiltons Gallery, London
    EX NUGIS SERIA d'Afrique et d'ailleurs... - Maison d'Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur Marne
    Icons - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
    Masters of Photography - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    a BLACK & WHITE show - Galerie Gilles Peyroulet & Cie, Paris
    Polaroid - Atlas Gallery, London
    Picturing the Process: The Photograph as Witness - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    Glitz & Grime: Photographs of Times Square - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
    A Gallerist\'s Choice-Group Show - Michael Hoppen Gallery, London
    Dans l\'oeil du critique - Bernard Lamarche-Vadel et les artistes - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
    Reality Revisted - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Fashion is Big - Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
    This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    2008
    Une place apparemment inoffensive - Maison d'Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur Marne
    EL ARCHIVO UNIVERSAL. La condición del documento y la utopía fotográfica moderna - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Mujeres en plural - Fundacion Canal, Madrid
    Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    One Way, One Ticket - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    Modern Photographs—The Machine, the Body and the City - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
    Photography Now - HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London
    Street Art, Street Life - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
    Fashion in the Mirror: Self-Reflection in Fashion Photography - The Photographers' Gallery, London
    Fashion Photography - ArteF Fine Art Photography Gallery, Zurich
    Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London
    Amb i contra el cinema. Entorn del Maig del 68 - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
    Times Square - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    Killer Looks: Iconic Fashion Photography - Contessa Gallery, Cleveland, OH
    Kolekcja Transphotographiques - Stary Browar, Poznan
    Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
    POST-WAR PERSPECTIVES 1945 -1960 - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2007
    The New York Scholl 1936-63 - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
    Photographic Formalities: From Ansel Adams to Weegee - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    25 years A Celebration - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    Out of the Crate: New Acquisitions - Contessa Gallery, Cleveland, OH
    RETRATOS DE OTRO SIGLO. Colección fotográfica del Ayuntamiento de Vigo - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    Italie - doubles vision - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
    On the Street - The New York School of Photographers - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    Mapping the City - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Fashion - Michael Hoppen Gallery, London
    New York, NY - Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    Accrochage - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
    2006
    Colleziona - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
    L\'Humain dans la Collection de l\'Imagerie - L´Imagerie, Lannion
    The Streets of New York: American Photographs from the Collection, 1938–1958 - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    The street: Pioneers of 20th-century photography - Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
    The Beach - 2006 - Zabriskie Gallery, New York City, NY
    Groupshow - Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg
    Summer Vacation - Photographs from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    A Curator´s Eye: The Visual Legacy of Robert A. Sobieszek - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    Black Panther Party for self-defense - La B.A.N.K, Paris
    Black Panter Party for self defence - MU, Eindhoven
    AFAL 1956-1963 - El grupo Fotográfico - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
    My Collection - Museo Ken Damy, Brescia
    Passeur d´Images - Aliceday, Brussels
    2005
    Invito al Collezionismo - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
    Storie di sguardi - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
    Magic Moments II Exhibition - Leica Gallery Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
    On The Street - The New York School of Photographers - Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    La Photographie á l\'Épreuve - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    2004
    Wer bietet mehr? - Fünfzehn Jahre Deichtorhallen Hamburg - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
    Paris des photographes - Fotografien aus der Sammlung des Centre Georges Pompidou - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
    Important Photographs from a Private Swiss Collection - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Photography from the Book to the Museum - MNAC Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
    Italia. Doppie visioni - Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome
    Je m\'installe aux Abattoirs - La collection d\'art contemporain d\'Agnès b. - les Abattoirs - FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse
    2003
    Herb Ritts Private Collection - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Sportissimo, le sport dans les règles de l\'art - Centre d’Art Contemporain de Lacoux, Hauteville-Lompnès
    Group Show - Rebecca Container Gallery, Genoa
    Pelé - The King Through The Eye of The Camera - Elastic Residence, London
    New York - Capitale de la photographie (1900 – 2000) - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    2002
    New York: Capital of Photography - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Sans commune mesure - Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing
    Through the Looking Glass - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Open City: Street Photographs Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
    New York - Capital of Photography - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
    Oeil pour oeil: Collection Privée de Lyon - Le RECTANGLE - Centre d´Art de la Ville de Lyon, Lyon
    2001
    Masquerades - The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    Presence and Loss - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    Ciudad abierta: Fotografía urbana 1950-2000 - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
    2000
    Process / Reprocess - Japan and the West - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    1999
    Augenblick und Endlichkeit - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    1998
    Backstage - Serge Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Fifty from the Fifties - Galerie Utermann, Dortmund
    L. Fritz Gruber - Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne
    Waterproof/A Prova de Agua - Centro Cultural de Belém - CCB, Lisbon
    1997
    The Last Party: Nightworld in Photographs - Serge Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1996
    L\'œil du collectionneur - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    By Night - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
    The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    temporary translations - Sammlung Schürmann - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
    1991
    La Vitesse - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
    1990
    Group Show - Galerie Max Hetzler - Cologne, Cologne
    The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers And Artists Respond In The Time Of Aids - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1988
    Master Photographs From the \"Photography in the Fine Arts\" Exhibitions, 1959–1967 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1987
    Le geste oublié - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    American Dreams - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1982
    Les choix de l\'œil : la photographie depuis 1940 - Musee du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Rivière-du-Loup, QC
    1981
    Les choix de l\'œil : la photographie depuis 1940 - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    1980
    Photography of the Fifties: An American Perspective - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1964
    The Photographer\'s Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 18

    Belgium
    Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
    Canada
    Marcia Rafelman Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
    France
    Galerie Le Réverbère, Lyon
    Galerie Thierry Marlat, Paris
    Germany
    Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
    Italy
    Photology, Milan
    South Korea
    Galerie Lumiere, Seoul
    USA
    Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
    Contessa Gallery, Cleveland, OH
    Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York City, NY
    Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York City, NY
    Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Guy Hepner Contemporary, West Hollywood, CA
    Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    United Kingdom
    Eyestorm, London
    HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London
    Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

    Collections 18

    Austria
    Albertina, Vienna
    Canada
    National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Denmark
    The National Museum of Photography - The Black Diamond, Copenhagen
    France
    FRAC Poitou-Charentes - Angoulême, Angoulême
    Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
    Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Musée Régional D'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
    IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    Japan
    Yokohama Museum of Art, Nishi-ku, Yokohama
    National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
    Switzerland
    Fotostiftung Schweiz (Schweizerische Stiftung für die Photographie), Winterthur
    USA
    MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
    Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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