Barbara Alper (American)

Barbara Alper (American) lives and works in New York. Her instincts, her interests, and her sense of adventure dictate her style. She has photographed the famous and the not so famous, and she has traveled worldwide in pursuit of great photographs, including underwater for her series Sea Samba . The New York Times, Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney, Time, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, Business Week, Condé Nast and The New York Botanical Garden are just a few of the clients she has served and served well. Exhibited in Japan, Europe, Scandinavia, Australia and the United States, her photographs are included in major collections around the world, among them The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, FNAC, the Bibliothéque Nationale in Paris, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the International Center of Photography, The New York Public Library and The Brooklyn Museum in New York, as well as private collections. Her work is represented by Tepper Takayama Fine Arts. Barbara Alper makes and sells photographs. It is her passion and her business.


Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2015:
War & Peace, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Pennsylvania
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2012:
Celebrities: We Remember Them Well, Arts Westchester, New York
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2011:
Mirrors & Reflections, Robert Anderson Gallery, New York
Women Photographers, Selections from the LUAG Collection, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2010:
Sea Samba, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts (solo exhibition)
Recollection: Thrity Years of Photography at The New York Public Library, New York
Recent History, Tepper Takayama Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2009:
Water and Under, Tepper Takayama Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2008:
American Society of Media Photographers, Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2005:
Sea Samba, Fnac Galeries, France
Sea Samba, Rencontres Internationale de la Photographie, Arles, France
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2004:
Night Vision, Australian Center for Photography, Sydney, Australia
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2002:
La Fotografie Tra Storia E Poesia, Photographs from the FNAC Collection, Milan, Italy
Barbara Alper Exhibitions 2001 - 2002:
Here is New York, New York and International Traveling Exhibition
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 2000:
Picturing the Modern Amazon, New Museum, New York
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1999:
Dance for a City: 50 Years of the New York City Ballet, The New York Historical Society, New York
War Zones: Siting Conflict, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1996:
Underwater Ballet/Rockaway Beach, Peri Center of Photography, Finland (solo exhibition)
Image de la mére, Mois de la Photo, Forum des Halles, Paris, France
Macht/Onmacht (Power/Impotence), International Cultural Centre, Antwerp, Belgium
Comme un poisson dans l’eau, L’Imagerie, Lannion, France
Warworks, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa
Barbara Alper Exhibitions 1995 - 1996:
Warworks, Victoria & Albert Museum, England
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1995:
Desire, Borealis 7, Helsinki City Art Museum with Nordic Art Centre, Finland
H2O, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
Barbara Alper Exhibitions 1992 - 1995:
Snapshots: New Trends in Photojournalism, FNAC Galeries, Paris, France
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1994:
At The Beach, The Photographer’s Gallery, Palo Alto, California
Warworks, Photo International Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1992:
The TV War, (with J. Radke), Lehigh University, Pennsylvania (solo exhibition)
War Peace, Neikrug Gallery, New York (solo exhibition)
Gulf TV: Real-Time War, Impressions Gallery, York, England
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1991:
10,000 Eyes: ASMP’s Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Photography, ICP, New York
Barbara Alper Exhibitions 1980 - 1991:
Rated X, Neikrug Gallery, New York
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1990:
Women Photographers, New York - Tokyo, Nikon House, New York
Women Photographers, New York - Tokyo, Tokyo
Rockaway, Parco Gallery, Japan (solo exhibition)
Barbara Alper Exhibitions in 1985:
The Wagstaff Collection, International Center of Photography, New York