William Christenberry  (American, 1936) 

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William Christenberry, 5 Cents - Demopolis, Alabama, from the Portfolio: Ten Southern Photographs

 

William Christenberry
5 Cents - Demopolis, Alabama, from the Portfolio: Ten Southern Photographs
1978

Feroz Galerie
William Christenberry, Cahaba River, Alabama, December 1999

 

William Christenberry
Cahaba River, Alabama, December 1999
Adamson Gallery/ Adamson Editions
William Christenberry, Pear Tree, Near Akron, Alabama, January 2000, 2005

 

William Christenberry
Pear Tree, Near Akron, Alabama, January 2000, 2005
Adamson Gallery/ Adamson Editions
William Christenberry, Pear Tree Near Akron, Alabama, August 2002, 2005

 

William Christenberry
Pear Tree Near Akron, Alabama, August 2002, 2005
Adamson Gallery/ Adamson Editions
William Christenberry, Cahaba River, Alabama, June 1999

 

William Christenberry
Cahaba River, Alabama, June 1999
Adamson Gallery/ Adamson Editions
William Christenberry, Stone Beach, Alabama, August 1999

 

William Christenberry
Stone Beach, Alabama, August 1999
Adamson Gallery/ Adamson Editions
William Christenberry, Cahaba River, Alabama, December 1999

 

William Christenberry
Cahaba River, Alabama, December 1999
Adamson Gallery/ Adamson Editions
William Christenberry, Cahaba Lilies in Bloom, Alabama, June 1999

 

William Christenberry
Cahaba Lilies in Bloom, Alabama, June 1999
Adamson Gallery/ Adamson Editions
William Christenberry, Alabama Wall

 

William Christenberry
Alabama Wall
1975

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William Christenberry, Church across early cotton, Pickensville, Alabama

 

William Christenberry
Church across early cotton, Pickensville, Alabama, 1964
Ektacolor print

 

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William Christenberry, Green warehouse, Newbern, Alabama

 

William Christenberry
Green warehouse, Newbern, Alabama, 1978
chromogenic print

 

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William Christenberry, 5 Cent Wall

 

William Christenberry
5 Cent Wall, 1976
photographs, chromogenic print (c-print)

 

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1936   Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1954 - 1959   Study at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Bachelor of Fine Arts (1958) and Master of Arts in painting (1959)
1958 - 1959   Christenberry had begun taking pictures with a simple Brownie camera
Teaching at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
1962   Since August as assistant professor of Art at the Memphis State University. Begin of the friendship with William Eggleston. First drawings and paintings for the "Klan Room"
1982   Lyndhurst Foundation
1984   John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1989   Alabama Prize
1994   Art Matters, Inc., grant
1998   Honorary doctor of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
  Lives & Works in Washington, DC
Since 1968   Teaches painting and drawing at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C.; Tuscaloosa
2010   Southern Artifacts, The Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis Missouri, USA (solo)
2010   William Christenberry, Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2010   Vintage Kodak Brownies, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, Washington, USA (solo)
2010   Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970 - 1980, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Ohio, USA
2009   day by day, dkw. Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus, Germany
2009   Columbus Museum of Art (solo)
2008   Christenberry, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC (upcoming Fall 2008)
2008   William Christenberry, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
2007   Site/Possession, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (traveling exhibition)
2007   Photographer William Christenberry, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
2007   20/20 Vision, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, USA
2007   The Genius of the Place: Land and Identity in Contemporary Art, Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
2006   La trajectoire du regard, Salle d'exposition du quai Antoine ler, Monaco, Monaco
2006   Tendenzen internationaler Fotografie, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst, Germany
2006   Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC (traveling exhibition)
2006   William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961-2005, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, (traveling exhibition)
2006   William Christenberry: 35mm Kodachromes, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
2006   William Christenberry: Trips & Recent Sculpture, Pace MacGill, New York, NY, and Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2006   William Christenberry: Alabama, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2005   William Christenberry, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
2005   In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy's Last Great Places, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
2005   American Classics, Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany
2005   Regarding the Rural, Mass MoCA Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Missouri, USA
2005   Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama (solo)
2004   Picturing the South, Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, NewYork, USA
2004   Best Of - Blick in die Sammlung, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne
2004   Seventies Color Photography, Kennedy Boesky Photographs, New York, NewYork, USA
2003   Southern Images: Six Contemporary Photographers, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, Washington, USA
2003   The American Scene 2000, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2003   William Christenberry, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
2002   William Christenberry: Disappearing Places
2002   Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2001   Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
2001   Changing Landscape - The Source Revisited
2001   The Kreeger Museum of Art, Washington, DC
2001   William Christenberry: Architecture/Archetype
2001   University of Cincinnati, DAAP Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2001   Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
2001   In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s Last Great Places, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2000   Southern Exposure, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
2000   Open Ends/MoMA 2000, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2000   Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1962-2000, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA & Dixon Gallery, Memphis, TN
2000   The Art of Family: The Christenberrys, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
2000   American Perspectives: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
2000   Innovation and Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography, The Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, CA
2000   William Christenberry - The Early Years, Belger Art District, Kansas City, MO
2000   The Klan Tableau, University of Kansas City Art Galleries, Kansas City, MO
1999   Carol Ehlers Gallery Ltd., Chicago, IL
1999   Carried to the Heart: Faith and Doubt in Contemporary Southern Photography, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
1998   Southern Stories, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
1998   William Christenberry: The Early Years (1954-1968), The Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL & The Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
1997   The Early Years and Beyond, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
1997   Photographien im Dialog, Photographischen Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kulture, Cologne, Germany
1996   The Early Works, 1954 to 1968, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
1996   Reconstruction: William Christenberry’s Art, Center for Creative Photography and The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson. Traveled to the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
1995   Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
1995   Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC
1994   The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Saint Joseph, MO
1993   The Opelika Arts Association, Alabama
1993   Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992   Southern Views, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
1992   Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC
1992   Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
1992   Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
1992   Tartt Gallery, Washington, DC
1992   Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
1992   Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT
1991   Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1991   Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
1990   Center for Cultural Studies, Gadsden, AL
1990   Southern Exposure, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1989   Middendorf Gallery, Washington, DC
1989   Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
1988   Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
1988   Memphis Center for Contemporary Art, Memphis, TN
1987   Middendorf Gallery, Washington, DC
1987   A Southern Perspective, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
1986   New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM
1986   Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1985   Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
1985   Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1984   Southern Monuments and Photographs, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
1984   The James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983   Middendorf Gallery, Washington, DC
1983   Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
1982   Southern Views, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, TX. Traveled to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1981   Middendorf/Lane Gallery, Washington, DC
1980   Cronin Gallery, Houston, TX
1979   Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
1978   The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1977   The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1977   Sander Gallery, Washington, DC
1977   State University of New York at Albany, University Art Gallery, Albany, NY
1976   Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
1976   Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
1976   Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1973   The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Traveled to Baltimore Museum of Art.
1973   The Octagon House, American Institute of Architects, Washington, DC
1972   University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
1971   Henri II Gallery, Washington D.C. (solo)
1963   Memphis State University Gallery of Art (solo)
1961   Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (solo)
  Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham / Alabama
  Center for Creative Photography, Tucson
  Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
  Kemper Museum, Kansas City
  Middlebury College Museum of Art
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington
  Smithsonian Institution, Washington
2008    William Christenberry: Working From Memory, William Christenberry, Susanne Lang (Editor), (Steidl, 2008)
2007    William Christenberry.Place, Time, and Memory Southern Spaces September 28, 2007
2006    William Christenberry, Aperture, 2006
2002    Christenberry - Reconstruction,The Art of William Christenberry, 2002
2001    Susanne Lange: William Christenberry, 2001
1991    Walker Evans, William Christenberry: Of Time and Place (by Thomas W. Southall), 1991