The Paragon Press

Victor Burgin

(British, b. 1941)

fiction film (portfolio of 9) by victor burgin

Victor Burgin

Fiction Film (Portfolio of 9), 1991

Price on Request

fiction film (portfolio of 9) by victor burgin

Victor Burgin

Fiction Film (Portfolio of 9), 1991

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1941
Born in Sheffield, England (UK)
1962 - 1965
Studied painting and philosophy at The Royal College of Art, London
1965 - 1967
Studied painting, sculpture and philosophy at Yale University, New Haven
1965
A.R.C.A (1st Class) from The Royal College of Art, London
1967 - 1973
Lecturer, Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham
1967
M.F.A. from Yale University
1973 - 1978
Senior Lecturer, then Professor, Department of Film and Photography, Polytechinic of Central London
1976 - 1977
US/UK Bicentennial Arts Exchange Fellow, New York
1978 - 1979
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Fellow, Berlin
1980
Picker Professor, Colgate University

Exhibitions

2012
Malerei in Fotografie, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Spirits of Internationalism, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
2011
CUT, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
2010
Atlas (traveling exhibition), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (afterwards to ZKM, Karlsruhe and Deichtorhallen / Sammlung Harald Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany)
Voyage to Italy, Raum mit Licht, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Dovedale, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne (solo)
No Such Thing as Society. Photography in Britain 1967-1987, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
Expérimentations photographiques en Europe des années 20 à nos jours, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
The 70s. Experience and Documentation in Everyday Life, PhotoEspaña 2009, Madrid, Spain, afterwards Rotterdam, Netherlands
US 77 et The Little House, Fondation Brownstone, Paris (solo)

Public Collections

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The New York Public Library
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The Tate Gallery, London
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The Arts Council Collection, London
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Literature

2011
Victor Burgin, Parallel texts, London
2009
Situational Aesthetics, Leuven University Press
2008
Components of a Practice, Skira
2006
Voyage to Italy, Göttingen, Steidl
2004
The Remembered Film, London, Reaktion Books
Ensayos, Barcelona, Gustavo Gili, Literos
2002
Relocating, London and Bristol, August/Arnolfini
2001
Victor Burgin, Barcelona, Fundació Antoni Tàpies
2000
Shadowed, London, Architectural Association
Victor Burgin: Robert Gwathmey Lectures, New York, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art