Henry Wessel

ABOUT   IMAGES


BIRTHPLACE

Teaneck, New Jersey, 1942

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007
Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA

2004
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA

2000
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA

1996
Gallery Ram, Santa Monica, CA

1992
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1987
International Museum of Photography, Osaka, Japan
Gallery Min, Tokyo, Japan

1981
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1977
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

1973
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Back at the Water's Edge, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY

2011
At The Water's Edge, Robert Mann Gallery, New York

2005
Contemporary Desert Photography: The Other Side of Paradise, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Tree, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
Women, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
Gary Winogrand and American Street Photographers Mitch Epstein, Lee Friedlander, Joel Meyerowitz, Henry Wessel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Staedtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany

2004
About the House: From Architecture to the Domestic, Howard House, Seattle, WA

2001
Masterpieces of California Photography: Capturing Light, 1850-2000, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, CA
Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Depicting Absence/Implying Presence, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Exurbia, Gallery Luisotti, San Monica, CA
Blind Date, Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, NY
Show Time, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000
Walker Evans & Company, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Ditto, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
MOMA 2000, Modern Starts: People, Places, Things, Museum of Modern Art, NY

1999
An American Century of Photography, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Pure Products of America, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Icons: Magnets of Meaning, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Backyards, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY
Rethinking Topographics, Gallery Ram, Santa Monica, CA

1996
Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West 1849 to the Present, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

1995
Facing Eden, 100 Years of Landscape Art, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Seeing Things: Photographs from1844 to 1995, Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY

1994
Gesture and Pose: Twentieth Century Photographs, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
New Work, New Directions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1993
Critical Landscape, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan

1991
Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1989
Picturing California: A Century of Photographic Genius, Oakland Museum, CA

1987
Photographs from the Last Decade, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

1984
Photography in California: 1945-1980, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1983
Twentieth Century Photographs from the Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1981
American Landscapes: Photographs from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1978
Mirrors and Windows: American Photography Since 1960, Museum of Modern Art, NY

1975
New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape, International Museum of Photography, Rochester, NY

COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England