Edouard Boubat  (French, 1923-1999) 

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Edouard Boubat Biography
1923   Born on 13th September in Paris. Lives in Monmartre
1938   Begins studies at the École Estienne
1946   Acquires his first camera, a 6 x 6 Rolleicord. His first photo is La petite fille aux feuilles mortes
1949   Shares a prize with Robert Doisneau at the Salon de la Bibliotheque Nationale de France. He meets Brassai, Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. First photographs published in US Camera
1951   Began as staff photographer for Réalité
1953   Travels to the United States. Photographs published in the magazines Réalités, Infinity and Camera
1968   Began as an independent photographer
1970   Joins the Top/Rapho Agency
1973   Receives the Octavius Hill Prize. Exhibitions at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris and Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse
1988   Awarded the Hasselblad. Foundation Prize
1999   Dies on June 30th
Selected Exhibitions
1999   Galerie Agathe Gaillard, Paris
Hackelbury Galllery London
1998   Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
1996   Musée la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium
1995   Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Galerie Zabriskie, Paris
1990   Musée Carnavalet
1989   Vision Gallery, San Francisco
1986   Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1984   Museo d’Arte Moderna, Rio de Janiero
1983   Centre Culturel Francais, New York
1982   Lausanne, Switzerland
1980   Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris
Gallery Portfolio Lausanne
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
1979   Fondation Nationale de la Photographie, Lyon
1978   Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico
Photographer’s Gallery, London
1976   Witkin Gallery, New York
Art Institute of Chicago
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1974   Gallerie Agathe Gaillard, Paris
1973   Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse
1971   l’inde de Edouard Boubat, Galerie Rencontre, Paris
1967   Moderna Museet, Stockholm