Joel-Peter Witkin

(American, b. 1939)

apollo and pilate's wife, bogota by joel-peter witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin

Apollo and Pilate's Wife, Bogota, 2008

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art deco lamp, new mexico by joel-peter witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin

Art Deco Lamp, New Mexico, 1986

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bourgeoisie in de nile by joel-peter witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin

Bourgeoisie in De Nile, 2006

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bruja, madrid by joel-peter witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin

Bruja, Madrid, 1988

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harvest, philadelphia by joel-peter witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin

Harvest, Philadelphia, 1984

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head of dead man, mexico city by joel-peter witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin

Head of Dead Man, Mexico City, 1990

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Biography

Timeline

1939
Born in Brooklyn, USA
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

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, USA (solo)
Poetic Realism, Silverstein Photography, New York, USA (solo)
Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Human Kind, Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2006
Vintage Work, Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York, USA (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, USA (solo)
Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
Etherton Gallery, Tuscon, USA (solo)
2004
Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Heart Beats Dust, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, USA (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, USA
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2001
Joel-Peter Witkin: Photographs from the Stephan Janssen Collection, University of Arizona Art Museum, Tempe, USA
Joel-Peter Witkin: In and Out of Life, Art Concern Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Joel-Peter Witkin Fahey/Klein gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Art Since 1850, an introduction to the Collection, Akron Art Museum, Akron, USA

Public Collections

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

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