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Russell Lee  1903-1986, US

Rank (2014): 8213 

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Male
Photography
Social Realism



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Country
USA 30
Canada 2
United Kingdom 2
Spain 2
Germany 2




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Artist Rank
Walker Evans  144 29
Dorothea Lange  1050 26
Ben Shahn  3565 18
Arthur Rothstein  8841 18




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Institution
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 6
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 4
  Lee Gallery, USA 2
  The Photographers' Gallery, United Kingdom 2



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21.7.1903 Born in Ottawa, IL (US)


28.8.1986 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 41  Please report missing Information



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2004
   Go Out and Look: The Photography of Russell Lee - Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX
   Russell Lee: The Man Who Made America’s Portrait - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

1999
   1930s & 40s Vintage Photographs: from the FSA and the Standard Oil Project - Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

1983
   Russel Lee. FSA-fotograf - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

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2014
   Artificial Light: Flash Photography in the Twentieth Century - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2013
   More American Photographs - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
   More American Photographs - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

2012
   Deck the Walls - Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, TX
   Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   F.S.A Photography and Contemporary Social Realism - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
   Full Color Depression - Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC

2011
Description  Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   More American Photographs - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Public Works - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

2010
   Introducing America To Americans: Fsa Photography - Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
   Farm Security Administration - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2007
   Private Collections - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
   RETRATOS DE OTRO SIGLO. Colección fotográfica del Ayuntamiento de Vigo - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
   Picturing the West Depression Era Photography - Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT

2006
   Bound for Glory - America in Colour 1939 - 1943 - The Photographers' Gallery, London
   Porträt der Straße - Fotografien aus drei Jahrhunderten - Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren

2005
   The Body at Risk - Photography of Disorder, Illness, and Healing - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
Description and image  American Gothic: Vintage Photographs from the 1930s and 40s - Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA
   Modernist Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   The Bitter Years - Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL

2004
Description  Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2003
   Looking at Photographs - 125 photographs from the Museum of Modern Art, New York - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

2002
Description  Overnight to Many Cities: Tourism and Travel at Home and Away - The Photographers' Gallery, London

2001
Description  Overnight to Many Cities: Tourism and Travel at Home and Away - 303 Gallery, New York City, NY

1999
   Propagada and Dreams - Photographing the 1930s in the USSR and the US - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1997
   Images from the Machine Age - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1987
   American Dreams - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1981
   American Photography in the Thirties - The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

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

1977
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel

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

1974
   Public Landscapes: An Exhibition of Photographs - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1964
   The Photographer's Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1962
   The Bitter Years: 1935-41 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1950
   Color Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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USA

 Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
 Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

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Australia

 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

Canada

 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

USA

 The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography, San Marcos, TX
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN

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