William Eggleston

Born in 1939 - United States

BIOGRAPHY

William Eggleston was born in July 27, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee He attended the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, the Delta State College, Cleveland, MS and the University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

Timeline:

1957 - Acquires his first camera, a Canon rangefinder.
1958 - Acquires his first Leica.
1959 - Sees Henri Cartier-Bresson’s The Decisive Moment and Walker Evans’s American Photographs.
1965 - Begins to experiment with color negative film.
1967 - Starts to use color transparency film. Goes to New York and meets Garry Winogrand, Lee Friedlander and Diane Arbus. Presents his work to John Szarkowski at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
1972 - Has his first dye transfer printed, Untitled, (Greenwood Moose Lodge)
1974 - Harry Lunn publishes the first portfolio of dye-transfer photographs, "14 Pictures." Receives a Guggenheim Fellowship. Appointed Lecturer in Visual and Environmental Studies at The Carpenter Center, Harvard University. Completes his Los Alamos project.
1975 - Receives a National Endowment for the Arts Photographer’s Fellowship.
1976 - The Museum of Modern Art exhibits work in first solo exhibition of color photographs, accompanied by a monograph, "William Eggleston's Guide." Commissioned by Rolling Stone to photograph Plains, Georgia before the election of President Jimmy Carter. This work becomes "Election Eve," the first artist's book of original photographs published by Caldecot Chubb.
1978 - Appointed Researcher in Color Video at Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the invitation of Richard Leacock. Photographs the Gulf states on a commission from A.T. & T. Receives another award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Visits Jamaica.
1979 - Chubb published three smaller volumes of original photographs mounted and bound, "Morals of Vision," "Wedgwood Blue," and "Flowers."
1980 - Travels to Kenya with Chubb and creates a body of work known as "The Streets Are Clean on Jupiter." Commissioned to produce the "Louisiana Project" and to photograph throughout the state.
1982 - Invited to photograph the set of John Huston’s film Annie.
1983 - Begins to photograph in Berlin, Salzburg and Graz and titles the series Kiss me Kracow. Commissioned to photograph the mansion of Elvis Presley, Graceland.
1986 - Invited by director David Byrne to visit and photograph the making of his film True Stories. Commissioned by the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to photograph in Egypt.
1988 - Begins a series of color photographs of England he calls English Rose.
1989 - Photographs in the orange groves of the Transvaal. Accepts one of “54 Master Photographers of 1960-1979” awards from Photographic Society of Japan. Plays the role of musician Jerry Lee Lewis’ father in the movie Great Balls of Fire.
1992 - Travels to China, mainly photographing in Beijing.
1993 - Commissioned by Delta Pine and Land to photograph Scott, Mississippi.
1996 - Commissioned by Coca-Cola to photograph their plants in four cities in the U.S. Invited by producer Caldecot Chubb to visit and photograph the making of the film Eve’s Bayou. Receives the University of Memphis Distinguished Achievement Award.
1998 - First dealer and longtime friend, Harry Lunn dies.
1999 - Invited by director Gus Van Sant to visit and photograph the making of the film Easter. Invited by the J. Paul Getty Museum to photograph the museum and its grounds. Also photographs religious locations in Orange County, California.
2000 - Commissioned by the Cartier Foundation to photograph the American desert. Commissioned by Paramount Pictures to photograph studio lot in Hollywood, California.
2001 - Travels to Japan and photographs Kyoto. Agrees to work with filmmakers Vincent Gerard and Cedric Laty to produce a documentary film entitled Eggleston Suite, later titled By The Ways (A Journey With William Eggleston).
2002 - Travels extensively and photographs locations including Pasadena, California; the New Jersey Shore; Queens, New York; St. Petersburg, Russia; and Tuscany, Italy.
2003 - Travels to and photographs the Niagara Falls area. Travels to Arles, France to attend Rencontres d’Arles and meets Henri Cartier-Bresson. Accepts Gold Medal for Photography from National Arts Club, New York.
2004 - Receives the Getty Images Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Center of Photography (ICP). Travels to Hawaii and photographs with new Hasselblad panoramic format camera. Travels to Madrid to accept 2004 Photoespana Award. Travels to Clovis, New Mexico and photographs the city and Norman Petty Recording Studios. Stranded In Canton, a video shot by Eggleston in the early seventies is screened in London.
2005 - William Eggleston In The Real World, a documentary film on Eggleston by Michael Almereyda is completed. Travels to Xilitla, Mexico to photograph Las Pozas. Longtime advisor and friend, Walter Hopps dies. Invited and travels to Tokyo to be guest judge at Canon’s New Cosmos Photography Contest.

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EXHIBITIONS

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2015
The Plot Thickens - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
American Scene Photography: Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
William Eggleston: From Black and White to Color - Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris

2014
William Eggleston - At Zenith - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

2013
William Eggleston: At Zenith - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
William Eggleston: Los Alamos - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
At War with the Obvious - Photographs by William Eggleston - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

2012
William Eggleston - Los Alamos - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
Before color - Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Troubled Waters - Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin
William Eggleston - Before Color - Peter Lund, Oslo

2011
William Eggleston - Gagosian Gallery, Paris
William Eggleston: Anointing the Overlooked - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

2010
The Democratic Forest - DNJ Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
William Eggleston - American Photographer - Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
William Eggleston - Paris - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
William Eggleston: 21st Century - SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
Paris - Kyoto - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video 1958–2008 - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
William Egglesto - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
William Eggleston: 21st Century - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

2009
William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961–2008 - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
William Eggleston - Paris - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
William Eggleston. democratic camera - fotografien & videos 1958–2008 - Haus der Kunst München, Munich

2008
William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
William Eggleston - Centre de photographie de Lectoure, Lectoure
Doors and Windows: William Eggleston Photography - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

2007
William Eggleston - Portraits 1974 - Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland
William Eggleston - Portfolios - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
William Egglestone - Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
Vernacular Icons: Photographs by William Eggleston - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

2006
William Eggelston - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
William Eggleston - Spirit of Dunkerque - LAAC - Lieu d'Art et Action Contemporaine de Dunkerque, Dunkerque
William Eggleston - Stranded in Canton - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
William Eggleston - Photographien - Camera Work, Berlin

2005
William Eggleston - Nightclub Portraits, 1973 - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
William Eggleston - Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery - PDNB, Dallas, TX
William Eggleston: Los Alamos - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
William Eggleston: Los Alamos - Albertina, Vienna

2004
William Eggleston - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
William Eggleston: Los Alamos - Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
William Eggleston - Precolor - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

2003
WILLIAM EGGLESTON: LOS ALAMOS PROJECT - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
William Egglestone - Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
William Eggleston - Los Alamos - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
William Eggleston - Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN

2002
William Eggleston - Hayward Gallery, London
William Eggleston - Lund Fine Art, Oslo
California 1999–2000 - - Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Cologne (closed)

2001
William Eggleston - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
WILLIAM EGGLESTON - Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne
William Eggleston - Recent Photographs - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
William Eggleston - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

2000
El color como lenguaje - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

1999
William Eggleston - "Farbphotographien" - Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
William Eggleston - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
William Eggleston Photographs: Then and Now - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
William Eggleston - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
William Eggleston - CADILLAC Color Photographs from 1966 - 71 - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

1993
William Eggleston - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
William Eggleston - Fotografien damals und heute - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen

1990
The Democratic Forest: Photographs by William Eggleston - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1986
William Eggleston - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
William Egglestone: Jamaica Botanica - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

1985
Graceland: Photographs by William Eggleston - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

1984
William Eggleston Prints - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Graceland and the South: Photographs by William Eggleston - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1983
William Eggleston - Recent Work - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1982
William Eggleston: Troubled Waters - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1980
William Eggleston - - Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
William Eggleston - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1977
Election Eve: Photographs by William Eggleston - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Williams Eggelston - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1976
William Eggleston - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2014
Edward Hopper And Photography - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Artificial Light: Flash Photography in the Twentieth Century - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Room Service - Vom Hotel in der Kunst und Künstlern im Hotel - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited - Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague

2013
Decisive Moments - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
South of no North: Laurence Aberhart, William Eggleston, Noel McKenna - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
Shared Vision: The Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection of Photography - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
Color! American Photography Transformed - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
At the Window: The Photographer's View - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Blues for Smoke - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Why not live for Art? II - 9 collectors reveal their treasures - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Everyday Epiphanies - Photography and Daily Life Since 1969 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
This Infinite World - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
Heimat – No Place Like Home - Kunsthalle HGN, Duderstadt
Memphis Social - Apexart, New York City, NY
The Made-up Shrimp Hardly Enlightens Some Double Kisses - Laurel Gitlen, New York City, NY
Still Life/Work Life - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
South of no North - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
Photography - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY
Ken Miller - Gallery Target, Tokyo

2012
Sinister Pop - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Blues For Smoke - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
The Dwelling Life of Man - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
Color - CWC Gallery, Berlin
Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s - Barbican Art Gallery, London
At the Edge: Recent Acquisitions - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
Malerei in Fotografie - Strategien der Aneignung - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
Persistence: The Rural in American Art - The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
At Home Living with Art & Design - The Columns, Seoul
Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
L'estatge De L'home. Fotografies De La Col·lecció Martin Z. Margulies - Fundacio Suñol, Barcelona
20 years Hengesbach Gallery - Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin
The Spectacular of Vernacular - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

2011
Local Color: Photography in the South - Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
The Interior World - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
Prospect.2 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Photography Calling! - The Sound of Downloading Makes Me Want to Upload - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
The Altered Landscape, Photographs of a Changing Environment - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
Installation View - 601Artspace, New York City, NY
September 11 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Japan Fashion Photo 2011 - HPGRP Gallery, New York City, NY
Nachrichten aus der Zwischenstadt - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
The Spectacular of Vernacular - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
price, kauffman, eggleston, goode, alexander, davis - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
Not Just Pretty Pictures: The Carl M. Jacobs Iii Collection - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Streetlife und Homestories - Fotografien aus der Sammlung Goetz - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
ASPECTS OF COLOR. A History of Color in Photography from Pictorialism to Contemporary - Kicken Berlin, Berlin
Hyper Real – Kunst und Amerika um 1970 - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
William Eggleston and David Reed - Peter Lund, Oslo
The Dwelling Life of Man. Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960 - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
The Spectacular of Vernacular - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Facing the Lens: Portraits of Photographers - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
The Presence of Absence - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

2010
Collezione Bank of America Merrill Lynch: ateprima fotografica - Museo del Novecento - Civici Musei di Milano, Milan
Hyper Real - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
Edge Of Town - Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Myth, Manners and Memory: Photographers of the American South - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
My Base II / Photographs I saw in 80's in NY - Kurenboh - Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery, Tokyo
American Pioneers of Color - Edwynn Houk Gallery - Zürich, Zurich
American Pioneers of Color - Galerie zur Stockeregg, Zurich
México : esperado/inesperado - Université du Travail, Charleroi
Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980 - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Turning Over a New Leaf: Selected Botanical Works - Edward Thorp Gallery, New York City, NY
70s - Photography and Everyday Life - Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Closer Than They Appear - Krowswork Gallery, Oakland, CA
In Focus: Tasteful Pictures - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Pioneers of Color - Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York City, NY
Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970 – 1980 - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Años 70. Fotografía y vida cotidiana - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla

2009
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected. Collection Isabel and Agustín Coppel - Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
In Focus: The Worker - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
America - Beirut Art Center, Beirut
Fall Review - - Deborah Bell/Photographs, New York City, NY (closed, 2011)
Marks of Honour - Kaune, Sudendorf, Cologne
Mexico: Expected / Unexpected - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Isabelle Huppert: Woman of Many Faces - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Reality Revisted - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
William Eggleston / David Lynch - Fotografien - Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
1968. Die Große Unschuld - Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
Fotofiesta - Gallery S.E., Bergen
Photocinema - QUAD Gallery, Derby
It's About Time - 601Artspace, New York City, NY
1968-69: 40 Years Later - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
Contempt for the New - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
In Focus: The Portrait - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Sander's Children Figurative Photography In The Tradition Of August Sander - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
Sign/Age: Lost in the Supermarket, - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
Collection Agustín et Isabel Coppel, Mexico: Expected/Unexpected - La Maison Rouge, Paris
day by day - Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
Masterpiece Photographs from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts: The Curatorial Legacy of Carroll T. Hartwell - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Between The Still And Moving Image - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
IMPLANT - The Horticultural Society of New York Gallery, New York City, NY
I can see for miles... - Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
When color was new vintage photographs from around the 1970s - Julie Saul Gallery, New York City, NY
In the photographic image - The Columns, Seoul
Images Du Corps, Vertiges Et Vestiges - Musée Régional D'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
In Our Dreams - Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York City, NY
REAL. Fotografien aus der Sammlung der DZ-BANK - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
Collectie XXII Fantasy - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Pictures in Series: Multiple Visions and Sequential Imagery - Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY
Moon and half dome - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
Vivid Vernacular : Walker Evans, William Christenberry, and William Eggleston - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2007
Tiempo al Tiempo - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
Anatomia dell’irrequietezza - Palazzo della Penna, Perugia
A Selection of Exceptional Vintage Photographs - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Photography Portfolio I & II - CCP - Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, VIC
People Take Pictures of Each Other - LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, MA
Easy Rider: Road Trips through America - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
SECOND VIEW– Amerikanische Fotografie - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
What does the jellyfish want? - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
On the Wall - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
A noir, e blanc, i rouge, u vert, o bleu - Farben - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
American Exposure - - Allen Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
From Fair to Fine - 20th-Century Photography Books That Matter - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Brighton Photo Biennial 2006 - Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton
Seventy-five at 75: Selections from the Joseph and Elaine Monsen Photography Collection at the Henry Art Gallery - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Las Pozas - Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
redefined - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The age of innocent - Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery - PDNB, Dallas, TX
Tiefenschärfe - Bilder vom Menschen - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
Collection of the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
Middle Ground: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY
Tendenzen Internationaler Fotografie - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst

2005
Hablando con las manos - Fotografías de la Colección Buhl - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
Superstars - Das Prinzip Prominenz. Von Warhol bis Madonna - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
nützlich – süß – museal. Das fotografierte Tier - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
YES YES YES YES - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Mavericks of Color: Photographs from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Bilanz in zwei Akten - Sammlung Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
The Theatre of Art - Masterpieces from the Collection of the Ludwig Museum, Colo - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD
Colour After Klein - Barbican Art Gallery, London
Das verlorene Paradies - Die Landschaft in der zeitgenössischen Photographie - Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
La Photographie á l'Épreuve - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

2004
amfAR: Photography Portfolio - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Photography Past/Forward: Aperture at 50 - Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Casa de luz - Colección Mário Teixeira da Silva - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
Super Hits of the '70s - Photographs from the Collection - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises - MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing
Important Photographs from a Private Swiss Collection - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
Amfar Photography Portfolio - Citazioni - Le Case d'Arte, Milan
Illusion of innocence - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
William Eggleston. Andreas Gursky - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
William Eggleston & Wilmar Koenig - Double Exposure - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
"20 + 1" - Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
12 from Cheim & Read - - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (closed, 2009)
dog days of summer - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
Modern Means: Continuity and Change in Art from 1880 to the Present - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
In America - - Sutton Lane - London, London (closed)

2003
JEDE FOTOGRAFIE EIN BILD. SIEMENS FOTOSAMMLUNG - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Cruel and Tender. Zärtlich und Grausam. Fotografie und das Wirkliche - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Pretty, As A Picture. - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
Einblicke in Privatsammlungen - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
William Eggleston - Phillip Allen - Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
Visualizing the Blues - Images of the American South, 1862 - 1999 - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Oases - Group Exhibition - Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
Strange days - Photographs from the Sixties y Winogrand, Eggleston and Arbus - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
cruel and tender: the real in the twentieth-century phtograph - Tate Modern, London
Overview – highlights from the collections of Fondation Cartier pour l’art conte - Bildmuseet, Umeå
A Proposal for an Exhibition - Monte Clark Gallery - Toronto, Toronto, ON

2002
A Proposal for an Exhibition - Monte Clark Gallery - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
Documenta 11 - Edition Schellmann, Munich
Skænket af…, Ny Carlsbergfondets 100 års jubilæumsudstilling - Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Visions from America - Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Where is Elvis? - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
Open City: Street Photographs Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Americans - Meisterwerke der amerikanischen Photographie - MMK Museum Moderner Kunst - Stiftung Wörlen, Passau
Larry Clark, William Eggleston, Lee Friedlander, Garry Winogrand - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel
Larry Clark - William Eggleston - Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
Seeing things - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London

2001
Description and image Mai 36 Galerie Amerikanische Fotografie ca. 1970 - Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich 6e Biennale de Lyon - Connivence / Connivance - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Hall of Mirrors - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
Settings and Players - Theatrical ambiguity in American photography - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London
Ciudad abierta: Fotografía urbana 1950-2000 - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
Revisited: Aspekte amerikanischer Farbphotographie - Kicken Berlin, Berlin

2000
Le désert - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
How you look at it - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover

1999
The Promise of Photography: Selected Works from the DG Bank Collection - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
20Twenty: Anniversary Exhibition - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998
Das Versprechen der Fotografie. Die Sammlung der DG-Bank - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Fünf Komma Fünf - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

1997
Film still Still life - Le Case d'Arte, Milan

1996
Try a Little Tenderness - Apexart, New York City, NY
Capolavori di fotografia della Fondazione Select. Gli anni '70 - CACT Centro d´Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona

1995
L'immagine riflessa - Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO
Elvis + Marilyn: 2 X Immortal - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1994
Pictures Of The Real World (In Real Time) - Le Consortium, Dijon
Around the House: Invitational Exhibition of Paintings, Drawing, Sculpture and Photography - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
Pictures of The Real World (In Real Time) - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
Daydream Nation - Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York City, NY

1991
Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1987
American Dreams - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1983
Southern Fictions - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1981
The New Color: A Decade of Color Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1980
American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1978
Photographes du XXe siècle : Stieglitz, Steichen et leurs successeurs - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
Mirrors and Windows: American Photography Since 1960 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1976
Masters of the Camera: Stieglitz, Steichen and Their Successors - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

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