Larry Towell  (Canadian, 1953) 

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Larry Towell, Young Mennonite women fleeing a cloud of dust, Durango, Mexico

 

Larry Towell
Young Mennonite women fleeing a cloud of dust, Durango, Mexico
1994

Magnum Photos
Larry Towell, World Trade Center Attack, NYC

 

Larry Towell
World Trade Center Attack, NYC
2001

Stephen Bulger Gallery
Larry Towell, Messy Front Porch, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada

 

Larry Towell
Messy Front Porch, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada
1996

Stephen Bulger Gallery
Larry Towell, Dust Storm, Durango Colony, Durango, Mexico

 

Larry Towell
Dust Storm, Durango Colony, Durango, Mexico
1994

Stephen Bulger Gallery
  
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Larry Towell, Gaza strip

 

Larry Towell
Gaza strip, 1993
gelatin silver print

 

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Larry Towell, Ann pregnant with Naomi. Lambton county, Ontario, Canada (from Mennonites)

 

Larry Towell
Ann pregnant with Naomi. Lambton county, Ontario, Canada (from Mennonites), 1984
gelatin silver print, mntd

 

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Larry Towell, Police officer dazed. New York City. September 11

 

Larry Towell
Police officer dazed. New York City. September 11, 2001
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1972 - 1976   Visual Arts, York University, Canada
1976   A stint of volunteer work in Calcutta provoked Towell to photograph and write
1984   Became a freelance photographer and writer focusing on the dispossessed, exile and peasant rebellion
1991   W. Eugene Smith Foundation Award
1991   Silver Medal, Canadian National Awards
1991 - 1993   Gold Medal, Western Canada Magazine Awards
1993   Member of Magnum Photos
1993   1st Prize in category ‘Daily Life Stories’, World Press Photo
1994   Picture of the Year, Canon Photo Essay Award
1994   World Press Photo, 1st Prize in category ‘Daily Life Stories’, 1st Prize in category ‘General News Stories’
1994   Premier Photo of the Year, World Press Photo
1994 - 1995   Gold Medal, Canadian National Awards
1995   Ernst Haas Foundation Award
1996   Towell completed a project based on ten years of reportage in El Salvador, followed the next year by a major book on the Palestinians
1996   Oscar Barnack Award
1996   El Mundo Award
1997   Golden Light (Best Monograph Award)
1998   1st Prize, Alfred Eisenstadt Award
1998   ‘Pictoral’ Prize, Pictures of the Year Foundation, University of Missouri
1998   Overseas Press Club, New York, Citation of Excellence
1998   Society of Publication Designers, Magazine of the Year,"The New York Times"
1998   Society of Publication Designers, Merit Award, "The New York Times Magazine"
1999   Hasselblad Foundation Award
1999   Roloff Beny Book Award
1999   Picture Of the Year (Best Use of Photography in Books)
2000   Completed an eleven-year project on the Mennonite migrant workers of Mexico
2000   Society for News Design Award, La Nacion
2000   Photo-eye Award, Citation of Excellence
2001   1st Prize, British Design and Art Direction (D&AD) Award
2002   Roloff Beny Book Award
2003   Henri Cartier-Bresson Award
2005   With the help of the inaugural Henri Cartier-Bresson Award, he finished a second highly acclaimed book on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict
2005   Prix Nadar (for No Man's Land)
2006   PDN Photo Annual: One of the year’s best projects
2007   Achievement In Filmmaking Award, New York Independent Film And Video Festival
2007   Alicia Patterson Award (USA, Finalist)
2008   Released the award-winning The World From My Front Porch, a project on his own family in rural Ontario where he sharecrops a 75 acre farm
2008   One of the year’s best pictures, Photo District News
2009   The World From My Front Porch, Top ten best photo books of 2008, Photo-Eye
2009   The World From My Front Porch, And/or Photography Book Award(Kraszna-Krausz Foundation, UK- shortlisted)
2009   The World From My Front Porch, One of “50 Best” photo books of the year. Festival Of The Photograph. Charlottesville, Virginia.
2008   The World From My Front Porch, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, On (solo)
2008   The World From My Front Porch, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY (solo)
2005   Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, France (solo)
2005   Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON. (solo)
2000   Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON. (solo)
1999   Art Director’s Club, NYC
1999   The Alternative Museum, NYC
1998   “Underexposed” Underground Station Zinkensdamm, Stockholm, Sweden
1998   Gallerie du Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse, France
1998   Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC
1998   The Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
1998   Aubenades de la Photographie, Aubenas, France (solo)
1998   Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (solo)
1998   Wisconsin Union Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (solo)
1998   Vox Populi, Montreal, Que (solo)
1998   Sala Ciaxa Galicia, Lugo Spain (solo)
1998   Ciculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid Spain (solo)
1997   Manifestations Culturelles, Nablus, Ramallah, East Jerusalem, West Bank (solo)
1997   The Leica Gallery, New York City (solo)
1997   Stephen Bulger Gallery, ON
1997   Art Gallery of North York, North York, ON
1997   Galerie d’art du centre Cultural Universite Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec
1997   Milton J. Weil Art Gallery, NYC
1994   Retrospective - Nieuwekerk, the Netherlands
1994   Carnets de Voyage - Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada
1991   Le Mois de la Photo - Maison de la Culture Plateau, Montreal, Canada
  Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
  Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA
  The Ernst Haas Memorial Collection, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
  Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, WI
  FNAC, France
  Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada
  Canadian Museum of Contemporary Art
  Toronto Photographer's Workshop, Canada
  The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
  The National Archives Of Canada, Ottawa
  Archive Of Modern Conflict, London, UK
  Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation, Paris, France
  L’Hoist Collection, France
  Vancouver Art Gallery
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  National Gallery, Canada
  The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
2008    The Cardboard House, Trolley, Italy
2008    The World From My Front Porch, Chris Boot UK
2006    In the Wake of Katrina, Chris Boot, UK
2005    No Man's Land, Marval, France; Chris Boot, UK
2000    The Mennonites, Phaidon, UK/France
1999    Then Palestine, Marvel, France
1997    El Salvador, DoubleTake Books/W.W. Norton, USA
1994    House on Ninth Street, Cormorant Books, Canada
1992    The Prison Poems of Ho Chi Minh, Cormorant Books, Canada
1990    Somoza's Last Stand, Williams: Wallace Publishers, Canada
1988    Gifts of War, Coach House Press, Canada
1983    Burning Cadillacs, Black Moss Press, Canada