Danny Lyon  (American, 1942) 

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Danny Lyon Biography
1963   B.A. History, University of Chicago
1982   National Endowment for the Arts, Southwest Alternate Media Project, production grant, for WILLIE
1983   National Endowment for the Arts, photography fellowship
1985   New York Federation of the Arts, film
1985   Ann Arbor Film Festival Award, for BORN TO FILM
1985   New York State Council for the Arts, film
1989   National Endowment for the Arts, film production grant, for MEDIA MAN
1990   Rockefeller Fellowship, film, for MEDIA MAN
1994   Gustav Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights Award, MEMORIES OF THE SOUTHERN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
1994   Maine Photographic Workshop Award, MEMORIES OF THE SOUTHERN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
1995   Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Boston
Selected Exhibitions
2006   “Far from Queens”, Musrara School, The Cinemateque, Jerusalem
2005   PIP, Ping Yao, Shanxi Province, China
2005   “The Destruction of Lower Manhattan”, Museum of the City of New York
2005   “Unpublished”, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
2003   “Danny Lyon, Forty Years”, Gallerie Kamel Mennour, Paris
2003   “The Bikeriders: Pictures and Audio from the 1960’s”, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2002   “Heart Butte”, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
2002   “Danny Lyon: Photographs, 1962-2000”, The Art Institute of Minneapolis, Minnesota
2000   “Danny Lyon: Born to Lose”, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
1999   “Danny Lyon: Indian Nations,” A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans