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Joel-Peter Witkin  1939, US

(Joël-Peter Witkin)
Rank (2014): 1808 – 


Joel-Peter Witkin, Still Life Mexico
Still Life Mexico, 1992
Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc.

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USA 78
France 21
Italy 15
Spain 14
Germany 8

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Artist Rank
Robert Mapplethorpe  62 27
Andrés Serrano  310 26
Cindy Sherman  7 24
Andy Warhol  1 23
Man Ray  22 19

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  Catherine Edelman Gallery, USA 8
  Fraenkel Gallery, USA 8
  Etherton Gallery, USA 7
  Fahey/Klein Gallery, USA 4
  Galerie Baudoin Lebon, France 4

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13.9.1939 Born in Brooklyn,NY (US)

Lives and works in Albuquerque, NM (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 180  Please report missing Information

to top Solo shows   45

   Retrospective - Jacques de la Béraudière , Geneva
   Histoire du monde occidental - Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris
   Enfer ou Ciel (Heaven or Hell) - BnF Site Richelieu, Paris
   Enfer ou Ciel - Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris
   The Thanatograph - Lust Gallery, Vienna

   Joel-Peter Witkin - The Brno House of Art, Brno

   Joel Peter Witkin - Museo Ken Damy, Brescia

   Joel-Peter Witkin: Poetic Realism - Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York City, NY
   Joel-Peter Witkin: Poetic Realism - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Joel-Peter Witkin: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell - Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
   Joel Peter Witkin - PAC - Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan

   Human Kind - Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris
   Joel Peter Witkin - Galleria Cà di Frà, Milan

   Joel Peter Witkin - Espace Vallès, Saint-Martin-d'Hères Cedex
   Joel Peter Witkin - Spectrum Sotos, Zaragoza
   Joel-Peter Witkin - Vintage - Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York City, NY
  Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc.Joël-Peter Witkin - Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow Send message
   Joel-Peter Witkin: Compassionate Beauty - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Joel-Peter Witkin - Heart Beats Dust - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Description and image  Joel Peter Witkin - Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris

Description and image  Joel-Peter Witkin - The Mystery of Presence - Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY
   Compassionate Beauty - Stadtmuseum Jena, Jena

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Revisited - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Joel-Peter Witkin - Photographs - Works from a Valley Collection - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   Unpublished and Unseen by Joel-Peter Witkin - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

   Joel-Peter Witkin: Recent Work - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Recent Photographs - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Joel-Peter Witkin - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
   Joel-Peter Witkin - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Photographs by Joel-Peter Witkin - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Joel Peter Witkin - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Sala Parpallo, Valencia
   Joel-Peter Witkin - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Joel-Peter Witkin - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Joel-Peter Witkin: Forty Photographs - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

   The Unique Vision of Joel-Peter Witkin: photographs - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Joel-Peter Witkin - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Joel-Peter Witkin: Photography - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY


to top Group shows   135

   Janus - Lust Gallery, Vienna
   Face Value: Portraits from The Kinsey Institute - The Kinsey Institute Gallery, Bloomington, IN
   Une Affaire De Famille - La Photographie Dans Les Collections De Stephane, Rodolphe Et Sebastien Janssen - Museé de la photographie de Charleroi, Charleroi
   Sex, Money and Power - Maison Particulière Art Center, Brussels
   Joel-Peter Witkin, Alice Leora Briggs, Holly Roberts - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ

   The Supersurrealism - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö
   Oltre il muro - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
   See: Untold Stories - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Musings - Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

   The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Kunsthalle Darmstadt macht Schule - Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt
  Marianne Boesky GalleryNight Scented Stock - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY Send message
   Analog to Digital - LACDA - Los Angeles Center for digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
   Altered States - Foley Gallery, New York City, NY
   Masters of American Photography - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
   Isabelle Huppert - Woman of Many Faces - The Museum of Photography, Seoul
   Märchen Mythos Marotte - Galerie Steinek, Vienna
   Tous cannibales - La Maison Rouge, Paris
Description and image  De lo sagrado y lo profano.Un imaginario contemporáneo. - Sala kubo-kutxa, San Sebastián
   Flesh • Bone • Spirit - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ

   Case Study from the Bureau of Contemporary Art - New Mexico Museum Arts, Santa Fe, NM
   El Cuerpo Inventado - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
   Autour de l'extreme - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
   De la cite internationale des arts a la maison europeenne de la photographie - Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
Description  Decadence Now! Visions of Excess - Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
   What We’re Collecting Now: Art/Not Art - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Heads Or Tails - Mary Ryan Gallery, New York City, NY
   tra pittura e fotografia - sezione contemporanea dal 1960 al 2000 - Museo Ken Damy, Brescia
   Another Nude Show - Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Baraka - Espace Vallès, Saint-Martin-d'Hères Cedex
  Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc.Persona grata - Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow Send message
   Group Exhibition - Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York City, NY
   C'est la vie ! Vanités de Caravage à Damien Hirst - Musée Maillol - Fondation Dina Vierny, Paris
   exposed - Aktfotografie des XX. Jahrhunderts - in focus Galerie, Cologne

Description  More Mergers & Acquisitions - Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
   El tiempo del Arte - Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires
   Chilling in the Summer - Gallery Naruyama, Tokyo
   Ingres et les modernes - Musée Ingres, Montauban
Description  Isabelle Huppert: Woman of Many Faces - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
   The Bare Necessity of Art - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
   GiovaniMaestri - mc2gallery, Milan
   Esposizione Universale - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
   I love Art 10 - The Fallen Angels - Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Trouble in Paradise: Examining Discord between Nature and Society - Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

   Biancaneve (e i 7 nani) - Guidi&Schoen - Arte Contemporanea, Genoa
   Pretty Ugly - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
Description and image  In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Description  Biennale di Alessandria - Shapes of Time - Biennale di Alessandria, Alessandria
   Transphotographiques 2008 - Transphotographiques, Lille

   O gabinete de curiosidades de Domenico Vandelli - Museu Botânico, Coimbra
   Livres de nus, une anthologie - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
   Fotografica Bogota 2007 - Fotografica Bogota, Bogota
   Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relations - Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
  ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary ArtObjeto de réplica - ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz Send message
   Les Relations De Monsieur Wiertz - Maison de la Culture Namur, Namur
   A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
   Body as Spectacle - MMSU - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Rijeka
Description and works of art  Group Show - Reality bites - - Galerie | Caprice Horn, Berlin (closed, 2012)
   Ateliers - L'artistes et ses lieux de création - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Treinta - Spectrum Sotos, Zaragoza
   Oog / Eye - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
   Expressive Bodies: Contemporary Art Photography from The Kinsey Institute - The Kinsey Institute Gallery, Bloomington, IN

   Speaking with Hands - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
   The Invisible Landscape revealing our place in the world - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
   Wide Angle: Recent Photography Acquisitions - Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
   Six Feet Under; Autopsie unseres Umgang mit Toten - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   silver - Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
Description  busy going crazy. the Sylvio Perlstein collection - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   Revelation (Uppenbar(a)t) - Kulturhuset Stockholm, Stockholm
   Eretica - - Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Palermo, Palermo (closed)
   Under the Influence - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Natures Silencioses. Fundación Ordoñez-Falcón de Fotografía - Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida
   Flesh II - - Galeria Clave, Murcia (closed)
   Year Of Tibet Portfolio - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   My Collection - Museo Ken Damy, Brescia

   Donation Cordier - les Abattoirs de Toulouse, Toulouse
Description  BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   The Art of Summer: Etherton Selections - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
   Chronos - - Cesac - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio (closed)
   Painting on Photography - Photography on Painting - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Description AEROPLASTICS contemporaryBoost in the Shell - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Nueva tecnología-nueva iconografía-nueva fotografía - Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca
   Pas Moi Sans Eux - Colección Pierre Borhan - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
   Conjuring the Invisible - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Description  Mostly Photography - Art since 1980 from the Collection - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
   Voodoo Shit - Hales Gallery, London
   Portraits/Autoportraits - Photographies - Guy Ledune, Brussels
   Nueva tecnología,nueva iconografía, nueva fotografía - Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca
   Printed light - photographic vision and the modern print - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   About Face portrait - Photography and the Death of the Portrait - Hayward Gallery, London
   Why not live for Art? - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
   Andererseits - Die Phantastik - Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
   Art History: Photography References Painting - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
   Making Faces: The Death of the Portrait (Je t’envisage: La disparition du portrait) - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Je t’envisage - La disparition du portrait - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

Description and image  Corpus Christi _ Christus-Darstellungen in der photographie, 1850-2001 - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   Herb Ritts Private Collection - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  Heiliger Sebastian - A Splendid Readiness For Death - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
Description  A Clear Vision: Photographic Works from the F.C. Gundlach Collection - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   Cara a Cara - Fundação Caixa Geral de Depósitos - Culturgest, Lisbon
   Master Photographers & Master Prints 1840-2000 - Akira Ikeda - Berlin, Berlin
Description and image AEROPLASTICS contemporaryFemale Turbulence - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   The 2003 Autumn Expo - Gallery Naruyama, Tokyo
   Naked Before God - The Museum of New Art, Pärnu
   Gallery Artists 2003 - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   In the Eye of the Beholder - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY

   Christmas Show: I'm dreaming of ... - Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
   What WereYou Thinking? - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Through the Looking Glass - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Description and image  A Bird Show - Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY

   The Nature of Still Life - - Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna - GAM, Bologna (closed, 2007)
   Gallery Artists 2001 - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Subverted Realities - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ

   Le Siecle Du Corps Photographies 1900-2000 - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Narcisse Blesse - Passage de Retz, Paris
   Off the Shelf - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA

   Rattling The Frame: The Photographic Space 1974-1999 - SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
Description  Missing Link. Menschen-Bilder in der Fotografie - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   Fotografie in una collezione privata - Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano

   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures XII - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Description  Ficciones íntimas - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona

   Selected Works from the LINC Collection - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Civil Progress: Life in Black America - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

   Master Classes: What classifies an artist as a Master - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Double vie, Double vue - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
   Family Matters - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

   Mexico through foreign eyes - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan

   Vénus - Centre d'Art le LAIT, Albi
   Insect Politics: Body Horror/social Order - Hallwalls at The Church, Buffalo, NY
   The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers And Artists Respond In The Time Of Aids - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

   Selections - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

   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

   Memento Mori - Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

   Confrontations - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA


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 Galerie Johannes Faber, Vienna


 Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris


 Kicken Berlin, Berlin


 Photology, Milan


www.tatintsian.comGary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow eMail


 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
 Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York City, NY
 Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
 Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ


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 The National Museum of Photography - The Black Diamond, Copenhagen


 The Museum of New Art, Pärnu


 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
 Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg


 Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa


 Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin

South Korea

 Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul


www.artium.orgARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz eMail


 UNM Art Museum - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Wright State University Art Galleries, Dayton, OH
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
 Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography, San Marcos, TX
 New Mexico Museum Arts, Santa Fe, NM
 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
 Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA


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