Chronik

1883
Born in Portland, OR
1903 – 1907
Studied chemistry at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1907
Worked as a phototechnician in the studio of Edward Curtis, Seattle, WA
1909 – 1910
Studied at the Technische Hochschule on a graduate scholarship, Dresden, Germany
1910
Established her own portrait studio in Seattle, WA
1932
Joined the West coast photographers known as Group f.64, which included Ansel Adams, Henry Swift, and Edward Weston
1947
Instructor, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1967
Elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences
1968
Recipient, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1970
Recipient, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1973
Recipient, Artist of the Year, San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA
1976
Died in San Francisco, CA

Ausstellungen

2009 – 2010
Everything Under the Sun: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA (solo)
2003
Natural Inspiration, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (solo)
2002
Imogen Cunningham: Her Family and Friends, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1999
Imogen Cunningham: Pictorialism - Modernism, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1998
Imogen Cunningham, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo)
1994
Imogen Cunningham: Magical Realism, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993
Die Poesie der Form, Fotografie Forum international, Frankfurt, Germany
1991
Imogen Cunningham, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden (solo)
1983
The Photographs of Imogen Cunningham: A Centennial Selection, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX and Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
Imogen Cunningham: A 75-Year Photographic Survey, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada (solo)
1974
Imogen, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
1973
Imogen Cunningham, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
Witkin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1972
Group f.64 Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
1970
Witkin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1964
Photographs by Imogen Cunningham, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
1941
Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA
1936
E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA (solo)
1935
Dallas Art Museum, Dallas, TX (solo)
1932
Group f.64 Exhibition, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1931
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
1929
Film and Foto Exhibtion, Stuttgart, Germany
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
1921
Pictorial Photographic Society Exhibition, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
1914
Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn, NY (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Literatur

2001
Taschen, Angelika. Imogen Cunningham 1883 - 1976. New York: Taschen, 2001.