Monroe Gallery of Photography

Ernst Haas

(American/Austrian, 1921–1986)

albert einstein, princeton, new jersey by ernst haas

Ernst Haas

Albert Einstein, Princeton, New Jersey, 1951

2,000 USD

albuquerque, new me by ernst haas

Ernst Haas

Albuquerque, New Me, 1969

Price on Request

martin luther king, birmingham, alabama by ernst haas

Ernst Haas

Martin Luther King, Birmingham, Alabama, 1963

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1921
Born on March 2 in Vienna, Austria
1935 - 1938
Attended highschool at the LEH Grinzing in Vienna
1939
Received diploma from the Rainier Gymnasium, Vienna
1941
Entered the Graphische Lehr und Versuchsanstalt (Graphic Arts Institute) in Vienna; left after one semester
1943 - 1945
Worked in a photographic studio in Vienna
1949
Began working for Heute, and offered a job as staff photographer by LIFE magazine, which he declined
Joined Magnum magazine instead
1950 - 1958
Photographs for LIFE magazine
1951
Won Gold Medal Art Directors Club of New York for Essay on New York
1952
Honor Roll, American Society of Magazine Photographers
1953
Traveled to Asia to cover the Vietnam war

Exhibitions

2001
Ann Shanks Gallery, Sheffield, Mass. ERNST HAAS: COLOR AND BLACK AND WHITE.
2000
Soho Triad Fine Arts, New York. ERNST HAAS : NEW YORK.
Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine. PHOTOGRAPHING MAINE: 1840–2000.
Leica Gallery, New York, PHOTOGRAPHING AUSTRIA.
International Center of Photography, New York, REFLECTIONS IN A GLASS EYE, Works from the International Center of Photography Collection.
Brooke Alexander, New York, PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEW YORK.
Whitney Museum of Art, New York, EDWARD STEICHEN, Haas photographs included in the partial recreation of the Family of Man Exhibition.
1998
Michael Hoppen Photography, London, U.K. ONLY TIME WILL TELL. 1999 Connoly's, London, U.K. CONTOUR AND COLOUR: ERNST HAAS AN EXHIBITION OF COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
1997
Uma Gallery, New York City. MATERS IN PHOTOGRAPHY: Alfred Eisenstaedt, Ernst Haas, Andre Kertesz, Eugene Smith, Roman Vishniac 1999 Ann Shanks Gallery, Sheffield, Massachusetts, ERNST HAAS AND W.EUGENE SMITH
1995
Barcelona, Spain. POSTWAR EUROPE, 1945–1965. ART AFTER THE FLOOD.
G.Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. ACT II: KISSING
1994
Paris, London, MAGNUM AND THE CINEMA.
USA and Europe. MAGIC MOMENTS, 40 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY.
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City. APPEAL TO THIS AGE: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, 1954–1968
A.O.I. Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. REDISCOVERY OF A NEW VISION. (solo)
Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C. ERNST HAAS IN BLACK AND WHITE.
Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona. ERNST HAAS IN BLACK AND WHITE.
1993
The Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, Colorado. ERNST HAAS IN BLACK AND WHITE.
1992
International Center of Photography, Midtown. ERNST HAAS IN BLACK AND WHITE
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City. American Photographs 1950-1975 1993 A.O.I. Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. UNPUBLISHED BLACK AND WHITE IMAGES.

Literature

1992
"Ernst Haas in Black and White" (Bulfinch, 1992)
1989
"Ernst Haas: Color Photography" (Harry N. Abrams, 1989)
1978
"Himalayan Pilgrimage" (Viking Press, 1978)
1977
"In Germany" (Viking Press, 1977)
1975
"In America" (Viking Press, 1975)
1971
"The Creation" (Viking Press, 1971)