An-My Lê  (Vietnamese, 1960) 


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An-My Lê, Ho Chi Minh City


An-My Lê
Ho Chi Minh City

Scott Nichols Gallery
An-My Lê, Untitled, Ba Vi#2


An-My Lê
Untitled, Ba Vi#2

Scott Nichols Gallery
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An-My Lê, 29 Palms, Infantry platoon - Retreat


An-My Lê
29 Palms, Infantry platoon - Retreat, 2003-2004
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1960   Saigon, Vietnam
1981   BAS Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1985   MS Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1993   MFA Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
1993   Blair Dickinson Memorial Award, Yale University School of Art
1995   CameraWorks Inc. fellowship
1996   New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in photography
1997   John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship
2004   John Gutmann Photography Fellowship
2007   National Science Foundation, Antarctic Artists and Writers Program Award
2009   The Louis Comfort Tiffanyn Foundation Award
2012   John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
  Lives and works in New York, NY
2013   Contemporary Vietnamerican Art, Maier Museum at Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA
2013   An I for an Eye, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
2013   Baltimore Museum of Art (solo)
2012   Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Modern Art and Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2012   More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN; travelling to Site Sante Fe, Sante Fe, NM
2012   Provisional Aesthetic, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
2012   Newtopia: The State of Human Rights, Mechelen, Belgium
2012   Prix Pictet, Saatchi Gallery, London; traveling to Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, Hungary (2013); Instanbul Museum of Modern Art, Instanbul; Dublin Gallery of Photography, Dublin; Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut; Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki;Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA (2014)
2012   Poetic Politic, Kadist Foundation, San Francisco, CA
2012   War / Photography: Photographs of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; travelling to The Brooklyn Museum, New York; The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles; and The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2011   New Topography of War, Le Bal, Paris, France
2011   Role Models – Role Playing, Museum der moderne, Salzburg, Austria
2011   Photography After Color : Roger Ballen, An-My Lê, Matthew Pillsbury, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PE
2011   After the Gold Rush, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
2011   Prospect 2 New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
2010   Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2010   In the Vernacular, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2010   Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2010   Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2010   The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2009   Images Recalled – Bilder auf Aufruf:, 3. Fotofestival Mannheim Ludwigshafen Heidelberg, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Germany
2009   Manmade: Notions of Landscape from the Lannan Collection New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
2009   America, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon
2009   Into the Sunset: Photography’s Image of the American West, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2009   Vague Terrain: Analogues of Place in Contemporary Photography, FLAG Art Foundation, New York
2009   “Lives of the Hudson,” Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
2008   On the Subject of War, Barbican Gallery, London
2008   SOFT MANIPULATION, or Who is afraid of the new now?, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg traveling to: Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, Norway
2008   That Was Then…This Is Now, PS1, New York, NY
2008   Of People and Places, University of Massachusetts Amherst Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
2008   Framing and Being Framed: The Uses of Documentary Photography, Wesleyan University Art Gallery, Middletown, CT
2008   Topografías, PHotoEspaña, Fundación ICO, Madrid, Spain
2008   Events Ashore, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2008   Así se escribe la historia, Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
2008   Marlon Brando, Pocahontas,and Me, curated by Jeremy Deller, The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2008   Intimacies of Distant War, Dorsky Gallery, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2008   The Photographs of An-My Lê, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY (solo)
2008   Events Ashore, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2007   transPOP: Korea Vietnam Remix, ARKO Art Center, Seoul, South Korea, traveling to: Viet Art Centre, Hanoi (2008); Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (2008) list in formation
2007   To the Point: A New Reality: Black and White Photography in Contemporary Art, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, cat.
2006   Witness to War: Revisiting Vietnam in Contemporary Art, San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006   Changing Identity: Recent Works by Women Artists from Vietnam, Kennesaw State University Art Galleries, Kennesaw, GA; traveling to: Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX; Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ; Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota (list in formation), cat.
2006   Dirty Yoga: 2006 Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan
2006   Ecotopia: The Second ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York NY, cat.
2006   Hereford Photography Festival, Courtyard Gallery and left Bank Gallery, Hereford, UK
2006   Trap Rock, Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY (solo)
2006   Small Wars: Photographs by An-My Lê, Marion Center, Santa Fe, NM; RISD Museum, Providence, RI; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, traveling to National Media Museum, Bradford, UK; Ffotogallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA(2007); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2008) (solo)
2006   New Landscape, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2006   Image War: Contesting Images of Political Conflict, CUNY Graduate Center Gallery, New York, NY
2006   Beautiful Suffering: Photography and the Traffic in Pain, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, CT
2005   The Pentagruel Syndrome, T1 Torinotriennale Tremusei, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo. Turin, Italy
2005   The Forest: Politics, Poetics and Practice, curated by Kathy Goncharov, The Nasher Museum at Duke University, Durham, NC
2005   Stages of Memory: The War in Vietnam, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. IL
2005   Set Up: Recent Acquisitions in Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2005   The Art of Aggression, curated by Robert Hobbs and Jean Crutchfield, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA; The Moore Space, Miami, FL
2004   The Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York
2004   Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, International Center of Photography, New York, NY: Seattle Art Museum; San Diego Museum of Art (2005)
2004   29 Palms, Murray Guy, New York (solo)
2002   Small Wars, PS1/MOMA Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY (solo)
2002   Fiona Banner, An-My Le, Ann Lislegaard, Murray Guy, New York, NY
2002   Road Trip, Murray Guy, New York, NY
2002   Gravity Over Time, Milleventi gallery, Milan, Italy
2001   Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NewYork
  St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis
  Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
  Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
  Sackler Gallery (The Smithsonian), Washington D.C.
  Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
  Herbert Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca
  Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago
  Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
  Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis
  The RISD Museum, Providence
  Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
  CCS Hessel Museum or Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  Museum of Modern Art, New York
  Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
  The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  Fonds National dʼArt Contemporain, Paris
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco