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Harold Edgerton  1903-1990, US

(Harold Eugene Edgerton, Doc Edgerton, Dr. Harold Edgerton)
Rank (2014): 1845 

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USA 51
Canada 7
Australia 3
Germany 3

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Artist Rank
Eadweard Muybridge  991 18
Berenice Abbott  530 15
Edward Weston  566 14
Walker Evans  159 14

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  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 6
  DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, USA 5
  National Gallery of Australia, Australia 3
  Corkin Gallery, Canada 3

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6.4.1903 Born in Fremont, NE (US)

4.1.1990 Died in Cambridge, MA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 76  Please report missing Information

until 12.10.
   Damage Control - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg Send message

until 5.10.
   A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY Send message

until 1.9.
Description  Out of Sight: New Acquisitions - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC Send message


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   Harold E. Edgerton, Seeking Facts - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

   Art On Speed - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
   Faster than the Eye Can See: Photographs by Harold Edgerton - Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

   Harold Edgerton: Photographs - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

   Seeing the Unseen: Photographs by Harold E. Edgerton - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   Dr. Harold Edgerton - Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

   Approaches to Narrative - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

   Quicker Than a Wink: Photographs by Harold Edgerton - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

   Stopping Time - Photographs of Doc Edgerton - FMoPA - Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL
   Harold E. Edgerton – Seeing the Unseen - Photographic Center Northwest , Seattle, WA

   The Shape of Time: The Photographs of Harold E. Edgerton - Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON

   Harold Edgerton - Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  Harold Edgerton: Faster than a Speeding Bullet (Studies in Motion) - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

   Seeing the Unseen: Photographs by Harold E. Edgerton - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

   In a Flash - Dr. Harold E. Edgerton (1903-1990) & Split-Second Photography - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   Seeing the Unseen - Dr. Harold E. Edgerton, and the Wonders of Strobe Alley - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

   Photographs by Harold Edgerton: Recent Acquisitions - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY


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Description and image  Damage Control - Art and Destruction Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
   Cross Over - Fotografie Der Wissenschaft + Wissenschaft Der Fotografie - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Science in Motion - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
   Shared Vision: The Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection of Photography - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

   Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Ghosts in the Machine - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Flash! Flash! Flash! : Photographs By dr. Edgerton,o. Winston Link And Eric - Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Kiyosato
   second nature: abstract photography then and now - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
   See: Untold Stories - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   The Art of Golf - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
   Group Exhibition"1955" - Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON

   Surface Tension - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
   Eye/object: Photographs From the Collection of Jonathan Williams - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Inspiring Vision - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

   Edward Muybridge & Harold Edgerton: Photographing Motion - Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
Description and image  8th Gwangju Biennale - 10,000 Lives - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   Photography at the Frontier of Physics and Art - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
   Exposure: Photos from the Vault - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
   On the Move - Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London

   A Few Frames: Photography And The Contact Sheet - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   The Quick and the Dead - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Power Structures - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

   In the Light - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
   Fotógrafos da Vida Moderna - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
   Masters of Black and White - Including Selections from The Drapkin Collection - FMoPA - Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL

   The Best of Photography and Film from the George Eastman House Collection - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
   VIP - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   Transphotographiques 2007 - Transphotographiques, Lille

   Why Look at Animals? - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   American Icons - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

   Overhead / Underfoot - The Topographical Perspective in Photography - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

   Kurzdavordanach - SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne
   Keeping Shadows - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
   best of - Blick in die Sammlung DIE PHOTOGRAPHISCHE SAMMLUNG - SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne
   Beyond Tradition - Permanent Collection Photographs - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

   Jump! - Photographers get off the ground - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   Flash - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
   Tools as Art - The Hechinger Collection - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

   Motion Pictures: Muybridge and Edgerton Photographs from the Collection - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

   Photography in Boston - 1955-1985 - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Description  Tempo! Viaggio nell’idea e nella rappresentazione del tempo - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

   The Permanent Collection - Into the 21st Century - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

   temporary translations - Sammlung Schürmann - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg

   La Vitesse - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

   The Dog Show - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

   Midtown Review: A Look at Photography Books of 1987 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

   18° Bienal de Sao Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

   19th & 20th Century Master - ArtSpace - Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables (Miami), FL

   American Photography in the Thirties - The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

   Once Invisible - 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

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


 Dealer Directory  11


 Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON


 Agathe Gaillard, Paris


 Feroz Galerie, Bonn
 Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne

United Kingdom

 Eyestorm, London
 Michael Hoppen Gallery, London


 Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
 Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
 Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA
 Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA


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 Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
 Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC


 Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense


 SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne


 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
 Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
 The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
 Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
 Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


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