William Wegman

(American, b. 1943)

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William Wegman

Basic Shapes in Colour, 2001

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William Wegman

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Biography

Timeline

1943
Born in Holyoke, MA
1961 - 1965
B.F.A. in Painting, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1965 - 1967
M.F.A. in Painting, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
1967 - 1969
Instructor at University of Wisconsin, Waukesha, WI and Madison, WI
1970 - 1971
Instructor at University of California, Long Beach, CA
1975
Recipient, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1979
Recipient, Creative Artists Public Service Grant (Video)
1982
Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Grant (Photography)
1999
Recipient, New York Foundation for the Arts Honor, New York, NY
Recipient, Bailey House Key Award
Lives and works in New York, NY

Exhibitions

2010
William Wegman: Fay, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, CA (solo)
William Wegman: Inside | Outside, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
2009
William Wegman: Dogs on Rocks in the Woods at the Seaside, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
William Wegman: Fay, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH (solo)
2008
William Wegman: Paintings, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, MA (solo)
William Wegman: Photographs, Maine Media Workshop, Rockport, MA, USA (solo)
William Wegman: FAY, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA (solo)
William Wegman, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
East Coast Perspectives, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
2007
William Wegman: New Paintings, Robilant and Voena, London, England (solo)
Wegman: Outdoors, Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
William Wegman, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea (solo)
William Wegman, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
William Wegman: C-prints, Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
William Wegman: Around the Park, The Madison Square Park Conservancy, New York, NY (solo)
William Wegman and No Dogs, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
Busy Going Crazy, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Why Look at Animals?, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
The Shadow, Palazzo delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
2006
William Wegman, Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
William Wegman, Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
New & Improved (1974-2006), Sperone Westwater, New York, NY (solo)
William Wegman, Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (solo)
William Wegman: Black and White Photographs, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Summer Exhibition, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, NY
Good Vibrations: Le arti visive e il Rock, Palazzo delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
A Curator's Eye: The Visual Legacy of Robert A. Sobieszek, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Galerie mit Bleistift Fischer: Papierarbeiten aus den 60er und 70er Jahren, Konrad Fischer Galerie GmbH, Dusseldorf, Germany
Animal Series, The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
History of disappearance: 30th anniversario della Franklin Furnace, Neon, La fabbrica del vapore, Milan, Italy
William Wegman: Funney/Strange, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
William Wegman: New & Improved, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Transmediale.06: Smile Maschines, AKADEMIE DER KUNSTE, Berlin, Germany
2005
Man's Best Friend: Photographs and Videos, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
Strange but True, Hudson Guild, New York, NY (solo)
De la comtesse De Castiglione a Cindy Sherman, Galerie de France, Paris, France
Fur, Feathers And Family: Our Relationship With Animals, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography 1960-1982, Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
New at the Neuberger: Recent Acquisitions, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
William Wegman, Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich, Germany
Atelier Adamson: David Adamson and his friends, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
50 Jahre: Years documenta 1955-2005, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Keys to the Koop: Humor and Satire in Contemporary Printmaking, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
History of Disappearance, BALTIC The Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
100 Artists See God, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
2004
Keys to the Koop: Humor and Satire in Contemporary Printmaking, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
The Last Picture Show, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
ANIMAUX: Von Tieren und Menschen, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfaffikon, Switzerland
100 Artists See God, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
From a Collection, For a Collection, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Duesseldorf, Germany
Photography at Colby, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Dog Days of Summer, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
Recent Polaroids, Galerie Bugdahn and Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
William Wegman, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX (solo)
William Wegman: Recent Polaroids, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA (solo)
2003
William Wegman, Charlotte Lund Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
William Wegman, Centro Jose Guerrero, Diputacion de Granada, Spain (catalogue) (solo)
William Wegman, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002
William Wegman: Indian in the Refrigerator and Other Printed Works, Printed Matter, New York, NY
William Wegman: Recent Work, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX (solo)
William Wegman, Roman Zenner, Stuttgart, Germany (catalogue) (solo)
William Wegman in the 59th Minute: Video Art on the Times Square Astrovision, Creative Time and Panasonic, New York, NY (solo)
William Wegman: Fashion Photographs and More: Works on Paper and Video, 1970 to 2001, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
William Wegman: Early Video/Recent Video, New Drawings/Earlier Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX and Gorney, Bravin & Lee, New York, NY (solo)
Photo + Drawing + Video = William Wegman, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC (solo)
William Wegman, Savage, Portland, OR (solo)
2001
William Wegman: Fashion Photographs, University of Southern Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL; Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky; Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA (solo)
William Wegman: Early Works, Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
William Wegman, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
William Wegman: Serie La Iglesia, Galeria De Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain (solo)

Public Collections

De Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Kunstaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
F.R.A.C. Limousin, Limoges, France
Carngegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY