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Carleton Watkins  1829-1916, US

(Carleton Eugene Watkins)
Rank (2014): 3412 – 

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to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 76
Netherlands 3
Germany 3
Canada 2




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Artist Rank
Ansel Adams  430 30
Eadweard Muybridge  1167 20
Timothy H. O'Sullivan  5752 19
Edward Weston  602 18
William Henry Jackson  14275 17




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Institution
  Fraenkel Gallery, USA 12
  Oakland Museum of California, USA 6



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1829 Born in Oneonta, NY (US)


1916 Died in Imola, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 88  Please report missing Information



until 9.6.
   Carleton E. Watkins - Mammoth Photos From California - Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam Send message

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Description  Beyond Earth Art - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY Send message

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2012
   Golden Gate Bridge - Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010
   An Illustrated View of Yosemite - Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
   Carleton Watkins - Discoveries - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Carleton E. Watkins: Yosemite Photographs - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV

2008
   Dialogue among Giants: Carleton Watkins and the Rise of Photography in California - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

2002
   The Majestic Lens: Carleton Watkins's Yosemite - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
   Carleton Watkins - Recent Acquisitions - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000
Description  Carleton Watkins - the art of perception - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1999
   Carleton Watkins - The Art of Perception - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Description and image  Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

1995
   Carleton E. Watkins - Recent Acquisitions - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989
   Carleton E. Watkins - Part II The Pacific Coast, Oregon And Utah Photographs 1863 – 1874 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Carleton E. Watkins - Part I Yosemite And The Mariposa Grove Photographs 1861 – 1866 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1983
   Carleton E. Watkins: Photographer of the American West - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Carleton E. Watkins: Photographer of the American West - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

1981
   Carleton Watkins Photographs - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

1979
   Carleton E. Watkins - Photographs of the Pacific Coast 1873 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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2013
   A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

2012
   Picturing The Sublime - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
   Looking West - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   To What Purpose? Photography as Art and Document - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

2011
   Masters of American Photography - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
   Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

2010
   Developed and Undeveloped: Photographic Landscapes - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
   Yosemite: Then and Now - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
   Meister der amerikanischen Landschafts- und Architekturphotographie - Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren
   Our National Parks - Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   The Image Wrought: Historical Photographic Approaches in the Digital Age - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
   The View from Here - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2009
   The Image Wrought: Historical Photographic Approaches in the Digital Age - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
   Expanding Horizons: Painting and Landscape Photography of American and Canadian Landscape 1860-1918 - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Paired Photographs - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   Hunted And Gathered - MODERNISM, San Francisco, CA
   Into the Sunset: Photography's Image of the American West - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   The Mountain Show - Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam

2008
   Document or Art? Photography in the Long 19th Century, 1839-1914 - Davison Art Center, Middletown
   Framing a Century: Master Photographers, 1840–1940 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

2007
   Picturing the West: Masterworks of 19th Century Landscape Photography - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
   Highlights from the Photography Collection - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
   Yosemite's Structure and Textures - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
   Visions de l'Ouest - photographies de l'exploration américaine, 1860-1880 - Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny, Giverny
   Icons of American Photography - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   Yosemite - Art of an American Icon - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

2006
   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Aquired Pictures XVIII - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   A rabbit as king of the ghosts - Mitchell-Innes & Nash - West Street, New York City, NY
   Current - River Photography from the Monsen Collection - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Treasures on Paper - Alumni Gifts to the Collection - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
   Celebrating the American West: 19th Century Mammoth Plate Photographs - Gitterman Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
Description  19th Century American Photographs - Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA
   Personal Perspectives - Aspects of American Photography - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Description  Masterworks of American Photography - Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Park - Monte Clark Gallery - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
   American Sublime - Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
Description  American West: Dust and Dreams - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Photography - Recent Acquisitions - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
   Therese Thau Heyman - A Curator's Legacy - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

2004
   Therese Thau Heyman - A Curator's Legacy - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

2003
   Master Photographers & Master Prints 1840-2000 - Akira Ikeda - Berlin, Berlin
   A Decade of Collecting - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
   An Eye for Exploration - Photographs from the Jonathan Stein Collection - Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

2002
Description  Fire & Ice - Treasures from the photographic collection of Frederic Church - Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Description  Lens Landscapes - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

2001
   Carleton E. Watkins and Eadweard Muybridge: "California Views" - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   The Desiring Eye - The Best Pictures of the History of Photography - ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishoj
   Photography and Perception: Exploring the Western Landscape - Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures XIV - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Capturing Ligh - Masterpieces of California Photography - 1850-2000 - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
   Capturing Light - Masterpieces of California Photography, - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
   The American Land - Selections from the Addison Collection - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

2000
   The West Since Yesterday - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
   150 Years of Photography - Davison Art Center, Middletown
   Cosmos - From Goya to De Chirico from Friedrich to Kiefer - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Framed and Shot. Photographs from the Allen Memorial Art Museum - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
   Shifting Ground: Transformed Views of the American Landscape - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999
   Mapping the West: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photographs from the Boston Public Library - - Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (closed, 2011)
   Early Photography / Eight Months Out - Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA

1998
   The cultured tourist - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
   Ansel Adams and the Nineteenth-Century Landscape Photograph - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

1996
   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures X - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993
   Pioniere der Landschaftsfotografie - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main

1990
   Myth of the West - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1987
   American Dreams - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   The Insistent Object: Photographs 1845 – 1986 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1983
   American Landscape Photographs Of The Nineteenth Century - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1981
   American Landscapes - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1980
   Photography And Architecture: 1840 – 1980 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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USA

 Wach Gallery, Avon Lake, OH
 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
 Gallery 19/21, Guilford, CT
 Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

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USA

 UNM Art Museum - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
 The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
 Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
 George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
 Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
 Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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