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W. Eugene Smith    (American, 1918-1978)

 W. Eugene Smith - Doctor with Coffee Cup (Photographs)
W. Eugene Smith
Doctor with Coffee Cup 1948
 
 W. Eugene Smith - Nurse Midwife Delivering Baby (Photographs)
W. Eugene Smith
Nurse Midwife Delivering Baby 1951
 
 W. Eugene Smith - Schweitzer, Aspen, Colorado (Photographs)
W. Eugene Smith
Schweitzer, Aspen, Colorado 1949
 
 W. Eugene Smith - Spanish Wake, Spanish Village (Photographs)
W. Eugene Smith
Spanish Wake, Spanish Village 1951
 
 W. Eugene Smith - Untitled (Calciner in Detergent Factory) From the series: The Reign of Chemistry (Photographs)
W. Eugene Smith
Untitled (Calciner in Detergent Factory) From the series: The Reign of Chemistry 1953
 
 

Biography
1918 Born in Wichita, Kansas
1936 Studied photography at Notre Dame University in Wichita
1937 Studied with Helene Sanders at the New York Institute of Photography
1937 Began working for Newsweek
1937 Joined the Black Star agency as a freelance photographer
1943 - 1944 Worked as a war correspondent for Flying magazine
1945 - 1947 Worked for Life magazine
1978 Died in Tuscon, Arizona

Exhibitions
2013 Inner Journeys - Maison Particulière Art Center, Brussels
2012 The Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith in New York City, 1957-1965 - Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
The Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith In Nyc, 1957-1965 - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2012 - Forum für Fotografie, Cologne
W. Eugene Smith / Norton Photography Gallery - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
William Eugene Smith - Pittsburgh, l'impossible labyrinthe (1955-1958) - Le Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier
2011 The Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith in New York City, 1957-1965 - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
2010 More Real than Reality - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
2008 Living with the Dead: W. Eugene Smith and World War II - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
W. Eugene Smith - National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto
W. Eugene Smith: The Art of History - Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York City, NY
2005 W. Eugene Smith - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
2003 A Sense of Hope: The Photographs of W. Eugene Smith--Museum Techniques Student Exhibition - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Photographs - Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC
2001 - 2002 Dream Street - W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Photographs, Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh, PA; ICP, New York; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
1998 - 1999 W. Eugene Smith, Hôtel de Sully, Paris, France; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK; Pallazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy
1995 W. Eugene Smith - Vintage Photographs - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991 W. Eugene Smith, Centre Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France
1985 W. Eugene Smith: Let Truth Be the Prejudice - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1984 W. Eugène Smith - Le Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse
1979 W. Eugene Smith - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
W. Eugene Smith - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
1978 Eugene Smith Memorial - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
1974 Let Truth Be the Prejudice, Jewish Museum, New York; American Institute of Architects Centennial Exhibition, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1966 Photographs by W. Eugene Smith - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
1944 Pacific Report: Photos By Eugene Smith - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
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