Chronik

1904
Born in Hamburg, Germany
1927
Traveled to Vienna, where he was taken up by Dr Eugenie Schwarzwald
1930
Assisted Man Ray in Paris for several months
1931
Moved to London
1932
Married Eva Boros
1934
Settled in Belsize park, north London
1937
Visited the industrial north of England for the first time
1938
'The Perfect Parlourmaid' appeared first in Verve magazine and then in Picture Post
1938
Brandt's second book, A Night in London, was published in London and Paris
1983
Died after a short illness

Ausstellungen

2013
Shadow and Light, MOMA, New York, USA
2008
Private and Public: Class, personality, Politics, and Landscape in British Photography, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Photographs by Bill Brandt: A Sense of Wonder, MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
2007
Oog/Eye, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A Selection of Exceptional Vintage Photographs, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, USA
VIP, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
2006
Busy Going Crazy, the Sylvio Perlstein Collection, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Making History - Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to Now, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England
Bill Brandt - A Retrospective, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, USA
2005
Magritte Prive, BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts/ Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, Belgium
De la comtesse De Castiglione a Cindy Sherman, Galerie de France, Paris, France
2004
Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936-1966, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
The Artist Observed - Portraits and Self-Portraits, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, USA
2003
Flesh Tones - 100 Years of the Nude, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, USA
Looking at Photographs - 125 photographs from the Muesum of Modern Art, New York, USA, The State Hermiatge Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Bill Branft: A Retrospective, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, USA
2002
World War II: Vintage Photographs, Lee Gallery, Winchester, USA
Der Akt in der Kunst des 20, Jahrhunderts, Kunsthallein Emden, Emden
2001
The Fine Art of Photography, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Known and Unknown, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, USA
1998
In the Cold: Photography 1945 - 1965, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA