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Alvin Langdon Coburn  1882-1966, US

(Alving Langdon-Coburn)
Rank (2014): 2677 – 

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to top Artist's arttributes:

Vorticism, Pictorialism, Photo-Secession

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 44
Germany 5
United Kingdom 4
Spain 4
Canada 2

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Artist Rank
Alfred Stieglitz  593 29
Edward Steichen  287 27
Paul Strand  737 16
Gertrude Käsebier  4140 14
Aaron Siskind  1759 14

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 8
  Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, USA 3
  MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA 3
  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA 3

to top Biography:  Please report missing Information

1882 Born in Boston, MA (US)

1966 Died in Colwyn Bay, Clwyd, Wales (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 64  Please report missing Information

until 4.1.2015
   Dwight Tryon and American Tonalism - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA Send message


to top Solo shows   6

   Coburn and the Photographic Portfolio - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

   New York - Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA

   The City Beautiful: Photogravures by Alvin Langdon Coburn, 1909–10 - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   Alvin Langdon Coburn and H.G. Wells: The Photographer and the Novelist Treasures from the Moore Collection of Decorative - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

   Alvin Langdon Coburn: A Retrospective - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

   Alvin Langdon Coburn: London/New York, 1909–1910 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY


to top Group shows   57

   Industrial Effects: Photographs from the Henry Art Gallery Collection - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Light Sensitive - Duke University, Durham, NC

   Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Camera Work: Vintage Photogravures 1903-1917 - Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO
   Licht-bilder. Fritz Winter Und Die Abstrakte Fotografie - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Description  Another London - Tate Britain, London
   Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
   A New Vision: Modernist Photography - Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

   Photographic Treasures from the Collection of Alfred Stieglitz - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Eye/object: Photographs From the Collection of Jonathan Williams - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Description  Night Vision: Photography After Dark / The Howard Gilman Gallery, 2nd floor - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-18 - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
   Tracks: The Railroad in Photographs from the George Eastman House Collection - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

   Staff Picks 2010 - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
   Artists Abroad: London, Paris, Venice, and Rome 1825-1925 - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Our Future Is In The Air: Photographs from the 1910s - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Description  The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-18 - Duke University, Durham, NC

   Silver Anniversary - Hans P. Kraus Jr., Inc., New York City, NY
   Beyond Beauty: Photographs from the Duke University Special Collections Library - Duke University, Durham, NC
   Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from George Eastman House Collections - Paine Art Center and Gardens, Oshkosh, WI
Description and image  The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

   Notation. Kalkül und Form in den Künsten - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
   Pictorial Vision: American and European Photography - Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA
   Alvin Langdon Coburn & Jane England - Ancient & Modern, London
   De lo humano. Fotografía internacional - Museo Picasso Málaga, Málaga
   TruthBeauty - Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, 1845-1945 - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Les Archives de l´Imagination - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels

   Yosemite - Art of an American Icon - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

   Recent Acquisitions. Prints, Drawings, and Photographs - The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

   Leporello, Een reis door de collectie - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   Nueva York y el arte moderno. Alfred Stieglitz y su círculo (1905-1930) - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Description and image  Camera Work and Other Gravures by Stieglitz, Steichen, Kasebier,White and Others - Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

   Variaciones en España - Fotografía y Arte 1900 - 1980 - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
   PHotoEspaña 04 - Historias - PHotoEspaña, Madrid
Description and image  Setting Sail: Nautical Photos - Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA
Description and image  Time's Shadow - Photographs From The Jan Leonard And Jerrold Peil Collection - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

   A Matter of Focus: The Art of Photography 1892 - 1917 - National Media Museum, Bradford
   Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro Collection of American Photography - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   New York - Capitale de la photographie (1900 – 2000) - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Unknown Pleasures:Unwrapping the Royal Photographic Society Collection - National Media Museum, Bradford

   New York Observed: The Mythology of the City - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
   Vues d'architectures, Photographies XIX et XX - Musee de Grenoble, Grenoble
Description  Das zweite Gesicht - Metamorphosen des fotografischen Porträts - Deutsches Museum, Munich

Description  Presence and Loss - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Description  Boston 1900 - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

Description and image  Augenblick und Endlichkeit - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Arthur Wesley Dow And American Arts & Crafts - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA

   Alfred Stieglitz and Early Modern Photography - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Vortizismus - Die erste Avantgarde in England 1914-1918 - Haus der Kunst München, Munich

   American Landscapes - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Photographies anciennes de la collection de l'International Museum of Photography, Rochester, New York - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   Photography as Printmaking - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   The Photographer's Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   The Sense of Abstraction - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Abstraction in Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Photo-Secession (American Photography 1902-1910) - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Photography 1839-1937 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


 Dealer Directory  7


 Galerie Johannes Faber, Vienna


 Marcia Rafelman Fine Arts, Toronto, ON

United Kingdom

 Atlas Gallery, London


 Wach Gallery, Avon Lake, OH
 Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Hans P. Kraus Jr., Inc., New York City, NY
 Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA


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 Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON


 Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
 The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
 Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


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