Alex Webb  (American, 1952) 


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Alex Webb, USA. San Ysidro, California. 1979. Mexicans arrested while trying to cross the border to United States.


Alex Webb
USA. San Ysidro, California. 1979. Mexicans arrested while trying to cross the border to United States.
Magnum Photos
Alex Webb, Istanbul, Turkey


Alex Webb
Istanbul, Turkey

Etherton Gallery
Alex Webb, Tehuantepec, Mexico


Alex Webb
Tehuantepec, Mexico

Etherton Gallery
Alex Webb, San Ysidro, California


Alex Webb
San Ysidro, California

Etherton Gallery
Alex Webb, Istanbul (Sultanahmet)


Alex Webb
Istanbul (Sultanahmet)

Etherton Gallery
Alex Webb, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba


Alex Webb
Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
Stephen Bulger Gallery
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Alex Webb, Key West, Florida


Alex Webb
Key West, Florida, 1988


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Alex Webb, Grenada (+ India; 2 works)


Alex Webb
Grenada (+ India; 2 works), 1979


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Alex Webb, Periplus, théssalonique


Alex Webb
Periplus, théssalonique, 2004
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1952   Born in San Francisco, CA
1972   Apeiron Photography Workshops with Charles Harbutt, Millerton, New York, NY
1974   Bachelor of Arts, History and Literature, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1979   Member of Magnum Photos
1980   Overseas Press Club Award
1986   New York State Council on the Arts Grant
1988   Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Award
1990   National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1990   W. Eugene Smith Foundation Grant
1998   Hasselblad Foundation
2000   Leica Medal of Excellence
2002   David Octavius Hill Medaille
2007   John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
2008   Lucca Photo Festival Award
2008   Disposable People, Southbank Center, London, UK
2008   Presumed Innocence, Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
2008   Alex Webb Fotografie, Villa Bottini. Lucca, Italy (solo)
2008   Color: The Suffering of Light, Vinzavod Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2008   The View from Here, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ (solo)
2007   Istanbul, MAC Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey; Sepia International, New York, NY; Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2007   Hidden in Plain Sight: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2006   Webbworks, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
2006   Crossings, Nordic Light, Kristiansund, Norway; Abertstwyth Arts Centre, Aberstwyth, Wales; Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Ireland (solo)
2005   Crossings, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL (solo)
2005   Yours Gallery, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
2005   Moving Walls, Esperando, Open Society Institute, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Viajeros, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
2004   Wate, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
2004   Periplus, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece (Museum of Photography, Thessalonika, Greece, Onassis Foundation, New York, NY)
2004   Esperando, Ricco/Maresca Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
2004   Crossings, Sala de Exposiciones de Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2003   Crossings: Photographs from the U.S.-Mexico Border, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA (solo)
2003   Haiti, University of California, Sacramento, CA (solo)
2003   Common Ground: Photographers on the Street, McMullen Museum, Chesnut Hill, MA
2002   Anniversary, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002   Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA (solo)
2002   The Light of the Street, German Academy of Photography, Leinfelden, Germany (solo)
2001   Sept 11, 2001, Magnum group, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
2001   Here is New York, Prince Street, New York, NY
2000   Haiti, Open Society, New York, NY (solo)
2000   Panama, Leica Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999   Under a Grudging Sun and Beyond, Internationale Fototage Herten (solo)
1999   Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ (solo)
1998   Amazon, Leica Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1998   Caraibes, Cite du Livre, Aix en Provence, France (solo)
1997   US-Mexico Border, FotoMassan, Gothenburg, Sweden (solo)
1997   Haiti Libere , Neurologisches Therapiecentrum, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1997   India: A Celebration of Independence, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1997   ABACA exhibition, Bohen Foundation, New York, NY
1996   Picturing the South: Artist Project, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (solo)
1996   From the Sunshine State, Leica Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1995   Civilians in War, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA
1995   Mexico, Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1995   From Mexico, Drew University Photography Gallery, Madison, NJ (solo)
1992   L'Espace National, Bayonne, France (solo)
1992   Studio Marangoni, Florence, Italy (solo)
1991   Focale Gallery, Nyons, Switzerland (solo)
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
  Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  International Center of Photography, New York, NY
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
  Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
  Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
  Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, ME
  Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
  Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
  Davison Art Center, Wesleyan College, Middleton, CO
  Fogg Museum of Art, Cambridge, MA
  Fondazione Italiana per la Fotografia, Torino, Italy
  Fuji Museum, Japan
  George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
  Getty Center for the Arts and Humanities, Santa Monica, CA
  Hasselblad Foundation, Goteborg, Sweden
  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
2007    Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names, Aperture, New York
2003    Alex Webb Habla Con Max Kozloff, La Fabrica, Spain
2003    Crossings: Photographs from the U.S.-Mexico Border, Monacelli Press, USA
1998 - 1999    Dislocations, Film Study Center at Harvard University, USA
1997    Amazon: From the Floodplains to the Clouds, Monacelli Press, Inc., USA
1996    From The Sunshine State, Monacelli Press, Inc., USA
1989    Under a Grudging Sun: Photographs from Haiti Libere, Thames & Hudson, USA
1986    Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics, Thames & Hudson, USA