Louis Faurer  (American, 1916-2001) 

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Louis Faurer Biography
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.
Selected Exhibitions
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
Selected Public Collections
  FAIF Collection, Zurich, Switzerland