Bruce Davidson  (American, 1933) 

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Bruce Davidson Biography
1949   Received the First prize in the Kodak National High School Competition
1951 - 1954   Attended Rochester Institute of Technology
1955   Attended Yale University
1955   Was drafted into the army and met photographer, Henri Cartier-Bresson while stationed near Paris
1957   Worked as freelance photographer for LIFE Magazine
1958   Became a full member of Magnum
1962   Received a Guggenheim fellowship and documented the Civil Rights Movement in America
1967   Received the first grant for photography from the National Endowment for the Arts
1969   Received the Critics Award, the American Film Festival (for Living off the Land)
1973   American Film Festival - Received the First Prize in Fiction (Isaac Singer’s Nightmare and Mrs. Pupko’s Beard)
1991 - 1995   Photographed the landscape and layers of life in Central Park
1998   Received an Open Society Institute Individual Fellowship
2004   Received the Lucie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Photography
2007   Received the Gold Medal Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Arts Club
2009   Continues to work in photography
Selected Exhibitions
2009   Central Park - Sony World Photography Awards, Cannes, France
2008   Bruce Davidson, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgi (solo)
2008   Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2008   Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
2007   Isaac Bashevis Singer and the Lower East Side, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
2007   Central Park, PhotoEspaña, Astroc Fundacion, Madrid, Spain
2007   Time of Change: Civil Rights Photographs, 1961-65 and East 100th Street – Foundation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, France
2007   The Nature of Paris, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2006   Bruce Davidson – Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2006   On the Street - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006   Subway – Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2005 - 2006   Bruce Davidson - Atlas Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2005   Subway, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY
2005   Subway - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY
2005   Inside, Outside - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY
2005   Images From the Inside, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005   Time of Change: Civil Rights Photographs, 1961-65, ICP, New York, NY
2005   Retrospective - Robert Klein Gallery, New York, NY
2004   Isaac Bashevis Singer and the Lower East Side, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
2003   East 100th Street 1966 – 1968, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
1998 - 1999   Brooklyn Gang, International Center of Photography, New York, New York, USA
1996 - 1997   Bruce Davidson: American Photography, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY
1995 - 1996   Bruce Davidson - Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1988   East 100th Street, The Cafeteria, and Subway - Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
1983   Subway - Galerie Municipale du Château-d'Eau, Toulouse, France
1983   Subway - Musée Réattu, Arles, France
1982   Subway - International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1979   Bruce Davidson Photographs - International Center of Photography, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Galerie Delpire, Le Nouvel Observateur, Paris
1979   Galerie FNAC, Montparnasse, Paris, France
1970   East 100th Street - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1966   Bruce Davidson - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1965   Photographs by Bruce Davidson - Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1963   Bruce Davidson - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  National Gallery of Canada, Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada, Ottawa
  New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Wilson Centre for Photography, London, UK
  Yale Center for British Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  International Center of Photography, New York, NY
  Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
  Masur Museum, Monroe, LA
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY
  Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Literature
2007   Circus, Steidl, Germany
2005   England / Scotland 1960, Steidl, Germany
2004   Isaac Singer and the Lower East Side, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, USA
2003   Subway, St. Ann's Press, USA
2002   Time of Change, Civil Rights Photographs 1961-1965, St. Ann's Press, USA
1999   Portraits, Aperture, USA
1998   Brooklyn Gang, Twin Palms, USA
1997   Photo Poche, Editions Nathan, France
1995   Central Park, Aperture, USA
1990   Bruce Davidson (Photofile), Thames & Hudson, UK
1986   Subway, Aperture, USA; St Ann's Press, USA
1986   Bruce Davidson, Pantheon/National Center of Photography, USA
1979   Bruce Davidson Photographs, Simon & Schuster, USA; (Bruce Davidson Photographs), Le Chêne, France
1973   Subsistence USA, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, USA
1970   East 100th Street, Harvard University Press, USA; St. Ann's Press, USA
1966   The Negro American, Houghton, Mifflin, USA
1964   The Bridge, Harper & Row, USA