Louis Faurer  (American, 1916-2001) 

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Louis Faurer, New York, NY

 

Louis Faurer
New York, NY
1975

Feroz Galerie
Louis Faurer, Staten Island Ferry, New York

 

Louis Faurer
Staten Island Ferry, New York
1946

Hyperion Press Limited
Louis Faurer, Untitled, 1938

 

Louis Faurer
Untitled, 1938
Bruce Silverstein
Louis Faurer, Penn Station, New York

 

Louis Faurer
Penn Station, New York
1948

Hyperion Press Limited
Louis Faurer, New York

 

Louis Faurer
New York
1970

Galerie Priska Pasquer
Louis Faurer, Bowing for the Collections, French Vogue, March

 

Louis Faurer
Bowing for the Collections, French Vogue, March
1973

Howard Greenberg Gallery
Louis Faurer, Broadway Convertible, New York

 

Louis Faurer
Broadway Convertible, New York
circa 1949

Howard Greenberg Gallery
  
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Louis Faurer, New York, New York

 

Louis Faurer
New York, New York, 1948
silver print

 

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Louis Faurer, Eddie, N.Y., N.Y

 

Louis Faurer
Eddie, N.Y., N.Y, 1948
gelatin silver print

 

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Louis Faurer, The LIGHT Suite, Philadelphia and New York, (40 works)

 

Louis Faurer
The LIGHT Suite, Philadelphia and New York, (40 works), 1937-1973
gelatin silver prints

 

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1916   Born in Philadelphia, PA.
1937   Bought his first camera.

Won a weekly photography contest in the Philadelphia Evening Public Ledger, which convinced him to pursue photography as a career.
1937 - 1940   Attended Philadelphia’s School of Commercial Art and Lettering.
1948   Embarked on a career as a fashion photographer, after publishing his first fashion photo in an issue of Junior Bazaar.
1959   First solo show was held at Helen Gee’s Limelight Gallery in New York City.
1960   Worked as a movie stills photographer in Hollywood.
1969 - 1974   Lived and worked abroad, mostly in Paris.
1975   Returned to the United States permanently.
1978   Awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant.
1979   Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship.
1981   Awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant.
1982   Awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant.
1984   Stopped photographing completely after being struck by a car while running to catch a city bus and seriously injured.
2001   Died in Manhattan on March 2.
2010   Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY
2009   Track Artwork Factory, Paris France (solo)

Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY

Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY

Flo Peters Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY

Yancey Richardson Gallery, Koln, Germany

Wien Museum, Wien, Austria

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
2008   Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY (solo) Camera Work, Berlin, Germany
2005   Galerie Agathe Gaillard, Paris, France (solo)
2004   Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2003   Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
2002   Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen, Germany (solo)

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (solo)
1959   Limelight Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1955   Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1948   Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  FAIF Collection, Zurich, Switzerland