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Fazal Sheikh  1965, US

Rank (2014): 5183 – 

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Male
Photography



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Country
USA 19
Switzerland 6
Germany 4
United Kingdom 3
Sweden 3




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Robert Frank  293 6
Sally Mann  1017 5




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Institution
  Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland 4
  Pace / Macgill Gallery, USA 3
  Track 16 Gallery, USA 2
  Wolverhampton Art Gallery, United Kingdom 2
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 2



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1965 Born in New York City, NY (US)

Scholarship 1992 Fulbright Fellowship, USA

1994 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, USA

1994 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, USA

2003 Volkart Foundation Grant, Switzerland

2005 MacArthur Fellowship, USA

2007 Soros Foundation / Open Society Institute Fellowship, USA

2010 George Foundation Fellowship, Switzerland

Awards 1987 Francis LeMoyne Page Award, Princeton University, USA

1987 President’s Award, Princeton University, USA

1995 Ruttenberg Award, The Friends of Photography, USA

1995 Ferguson Award, The Friends of Photography, USA

1995 Mother Jones International Documentary Award, USA

1995 Leica Medal of Excellence, Germany

1995 Infinity Award, International Center of Photography, USA

1999 Photowork(s) in Progress III, Mondriaan Foundation/Nederlands

2003 Recontres d’Arles, Le Prix Dialogue de l'Humanité, France

2005 Henri Cartier-Bresson International Grand Prize, France

2008 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 (Finalist), United Kingdom

2009 Lucie Foundation – Humanitarian Award, USA

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 43  Please report missing Information



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2012
   Ether - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Fazal Sheikh - Sala Rekalde, Bilbao
   Beloved Daughters: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
   Fazal Sheikh - Museo de Arte del Banco de la República - Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogota

2009
   Beloved Daughters: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
   Fazal Sheikh - Huis Marseille stichting voor fotografie, Amsterdam
   Beloved Daughters: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
   Fazal Sheikh - Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid

2007
   Fazal Sheikh: Portraits - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Beloved Daughters: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   Fazal Sheikh - Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris

2006
Description  Fazal Sheikh - The Victor Weeps - Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton

2005
   The Victor Weeps – Afghanistan - CFF – Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm

2004
   Fazal Sheikh - Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris

2003
   Fazal Sheikh: A Camel for the Son ·Ramadon Moon ·The Victor Weeps - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

2002
   Fazal Sheikh - PPOW, New York City, NY
   Fazal Sheikh - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

2001
   Fazal Sheikh - When two bulls fight, the leg of the calf is broken - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1999
   Fazal Sheikh - Afghanistan – Die Tränen der Sieger - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

1996
   Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

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2013
   Light Sensitive - Duke University, Durham, NC

2012
   Gaze - The Changing Face of Portrait Photography - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul

2011
   Polaroid [Im]Possible - WestLicht. Schauplatz für Fotografie, Vienna
   SERIOUS GAMES - Krieg – Medien – Kunst - Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt

2010
   The Image In Question. War – Media – Art - Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA
   Afghanistan - Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
   Where in the World? - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   DARKSIDE II - Fotografische Macht und fotografierte Gewalt, Krankheit und Tod - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

2008
   Lost Paradise – Der Blick des Engels - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
   Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 - C/O Berlin, Berlin
Description  Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 - The Photographers' Gallery, London
   Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2006
Description  Geschichten, Geschichten - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

2005
   After the Fact - Berlin Photography Festival 2005 - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   (my private) Heroes - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Maktens Mening - studio44, Stockholm

2004
Description  Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Description and image  About Face - Photographic Portraits from the Collection - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2001
Description  Transfer - Bildmuseet, Umeå
   A view with a grain of sand - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1999
   Fotografie in una collezione privata - Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano

1996
   Herkunft? - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

1995
   A Some of Us - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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USA

 Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY

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Switzerland

 Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

USA

 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

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