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James van der Zee  1886-1983, US

(James VanDerZee)
Rank (2014): 4274 – 

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to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 67
United Kingdom 2
Germany 2
Canada 1




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Artist Rank
Jacob Lawrence  1137 26
Romare Bearden  779 20
Henry O. Tanner  9860 16
Hale Woodruff  11350 13
Norman Lewis  3474 13




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Institution
  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 12
  Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, USA 10
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 4



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29.6.1886 Born in Lenox, MA (US)


15.5.1983 Died in Washington, DC (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 72  Please report missing Information



until 4.1.2015
   African American Art - Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY Send message

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2010
   Hi-Res - Expanding the Walls 2010 - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   James Van Der Zee: Harlem Photographer - Museum of the City of New York, New York City, NY

2003
   The Photographs of James Van Der Zee - Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

2002
   James VanDerZee: Harlem Guaranteed - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2001
   James VanDerZee - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   James VanDerZee - Selections from the Sandor Family Collection Gift - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1997
   VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983) - Newcomb Art Gallery , New Orleans, LA

1987
   James van der Zee: Photographs - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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to top Group shows   63


2014
   African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
   Turn Turn Turn - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2013
   Revelations: Examining Democracy - Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
   A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
   Reflections - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

2012
   Say it Loud! - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
   Photodocument: 20th-century American Photography And Found Text - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

2011
   Who, What, Wear Selections from the Permanent Collection - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description  Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection - Tate Modern, London
   The Presence of Absence - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

2010
   Inside the Collection - Interiors from the Studio Museum - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Freedom of Expression: Politics and Aesthetics in African American Art - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
   Apple Pie: Symbols of Americana in MMoCA's Permanent Collection - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2009
   Icons of American Photographie - Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburg, PA
   Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities - Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
   Expanding the Walls: Making Connections between Photography, History and Community - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Connections - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2008
   Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Eye Notes - Expanding the Walls 2008 - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London
   Highlights: African American Art from the Norton Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   Model American Men - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

2007
   Expanding the Walls - Shift in Focus - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description  Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2006
   Expanding the Walls - Beyond Sight - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Henry Ossawa Tanner and His Influence in America - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
   Building Community: The African American Scene - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   hrlm - pictures - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Expanding the Walls - Reclaiming Beautiful - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   HairStories - 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Description and image  African American Art - Photographs from the Collection - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
Description and image  African Queen - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY

2004
Description  Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Ghost Stories - The Disembodied Spirit - The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
   Stagestruck in America - rtists, Entertainers, & Audiences, 1906–1956 - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Description  Legally Represented - Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

2003
   HairStories - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   Generations - African-American Art in the VMFA Collection - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
   Challenge of the Modern: African American Artists 1925-1945 - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, X - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2002
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IX - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Celebrating the Legacy III - African-American Art at the Corcoran - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2001
   Narratives of African American Art and identity - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
   More than One - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   Reflections in Black: Smithsonian African-American Photography, The First 100 Years, 1842-1942 - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VIII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1999
   Narratives of African American Art and Identity - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
   Narratives of African-American Art and Identity - The David C. Driskell Collecti - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VI - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1998
   The Cottingley Fairies and other Apparitions - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
   Harlem: Its Renaissance and After - NIU Art Museum - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

1997
   Civil Progress: Life in Black America - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IV - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1996
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, III - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, II - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1991
   The Interrupted Life - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1988
   The Dog Show - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

1981
   America 20er-40er Jahre Amerikanischer Realismus - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

1978
   Photographes du XXe siècle : Stieglitz, Steichen et leurs successeurs - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

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

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USA

 Alitash Kebede Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
 Higher Pictures, New York City, NY

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USA

 MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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