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Joel-Peter Witkin    (American, 1939)




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Biography
1939 Born in Brooklyn, NY
1974 CAPS Grant in Photography NYC
1977 Ford Foundation Grant
1982 Natl Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1984 Natl Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1986 Natl Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1988 International Center of Photography Award
1991 The French Minister of Culture/awared by Jack Lang
1992 Natl Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1999 - 2000 Commander of the Legion of Honor, Paris
Lives and works in Albuquerque, NM

Exhibitions
2011 Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France (solo)
2010 Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France (solo)
Castillo I Sehie, Italy (solo)
Minshar School of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2009 Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2008 Poetic Realism, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Poetic Realism, Silverstein Photography, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France (solo)
2007 Human Kind, Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006 Vintage Work, Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France (solo)
Oeuvres recentes, Espace Jules Valles, Saint Martin d'Heres, Belgium (solo)
2005 Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Etherton Gallery, Tuscon, AZ (solo)
2004 Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Heart Beats Dust, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002 The Nature of Still Life: From Fox Talbot to the Present Day, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
The image of Jesus Christ in Photography, The Fotografie Forum: Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, Germany
Stadische Museen, Jena, Germany
Infinito Gallery, Torino, Italy
Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France
Ricco/Maresca, New York, NY
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 Joel-Peter Witkin: Photographs from the Stephan Janssen Collection, University of Arizona Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
“Joel-Peter Witkin: In and Out of Life”, Art Concern Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Joel-Peter Witkin Fahey/Klein gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art Since 1850, an introduction to the Collection, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
2000 Picture Photo Space Japan
1998 The Museum of Fine Arts & the Museum of N.M. Santa Fe, NM
1997 Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco, CA
1995 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY
Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco, CA
1993 Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco, CA
Magicians of Light, National Gallery of Canada
1992 U. of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, IL
1989 On the Art of Fixing a Shadow, National Gallery of Art
1987 Crosscurrents: Forty Years of Photographic Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
1986 Sacred Images in Secular Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Signs of the Times: Some Recuring Motifs in Twentieth Century Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Several Exceptionally Good, Recently Acquired Pictures, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985 The Sam Wagstaff Collection, International Center of Photography, NY
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1983 Personal Choice, Victoria and Albert Museum London, England
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Stedelijk Mus, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pace Wildenstein MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
1982 Galerie Texbraun, Paris, France
Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France
1981 Group show at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1980 Exhibited in Projects Studio One, New York, NY
1959 Group show at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Literature
2010 The Master Series: Joel-Peter Witkin , Delpire Publishers, Paris
2009 The Journal of Joel-Peter Witkin:The Maxims of Men Disclose Their Hearts, 21 st Editions, South Dennis, MA
2007 Joel-Peter Witkin, Phaidon, London
2006 Bourgeoisie in DeNeil, A. Suite of 10 Etchings, Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
2003 Songs of Innocence , 21 st Editions, South Dennis, MA
2002 Songs of Experience , poems by William Blake, photographs by Joel-PeterWitkin, 21 st Editions, South Dennis, MA
2001 Joel-Peter Witkin, “55" Series, Phaidon, London
2000 Disciple & Maître , Marval, Paris, France
1999 The Bone House , Twin Palms Publishers, Santa Fe, NM
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