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*1945, Newport Beach, California [USA]

In 1969 he received a BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute and in 1971 a MFA at Claremont Graduate School.

Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Grants and Awards | Bibliography | Recommended Links

Solo Exhibitions

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles [USA]

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, [DK]

Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris [F]
Seibu Contemporary Art, Tokyo [J]
Centre Pompidou, Paris [F]

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam [NL]

Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland [USA]
University of Maryland, Baltimore [USA]

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York [USA]

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach [USA]

Victoria and Albert Museum, London [GB]

Matrix, University Art Museum, U.C., Berkeley [USA]


Group Exhibitions

»Afterimages«, Kunsthaus Zürich [CH]
Venezia / Marghera II, Assessori di Cultura Commune de Venezia [I]
»How You Look At It«, Sprengel Museum Hannover and Staedl Museum, Frankfurt [D]

»The American Century«, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York [USA]
»Photographie als Ruine«, Kunsthalle Krems [A]
»Changement d’air«, Musée d’art moderne Lille Metropole [F]

»Absolute Landscape«, Yokohama Museum of Art [J]
»Artists’ Position on the Industrial Landscape«, Museum Grassi, Leipzig [D]

»Prospect 96«, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle [D]
»The Perpetual Mirage«, Whitney Museum of American Art [USA]
»Crossing the Frontier«, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art [USA]

»Le Monde Après La Photographie«, Musée d'art moderne, Villeneuve d'Ascq, and Villa Arson, Nice [F]

»La Ville«, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris [F]
»The Act of Seeing (Urban Space), Foundation pour l'Architecture, Brussels [B]

»Critical Landscapes«, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo [J]
»Photographs From the Real World«, Lillehammer Art Museum [N]

»Wasteland«, Rotterdam Biennial III [NL]

»Signs of Life: Process and Materials«, 1960-1990, ICA Philadelphia [USA]

»Photography Now«, Victoria and Albert Museum, London [GB]
»On the Art of Fixing A Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography«, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. [USA]

»Modern Photography and Beyond«, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto [J]
»Photography and Art«, Los Angeles County Museum of Art [USA]


Grants and Awards

Charles Pratt Memorial Award (1991); US-UK Bicentennial Exchange Fellowship (1980); fellowship of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial (1977); fellowship of the National Endowment for the Arts (1973/77)



»The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine«, California, Stedil Verlag, Göttingen 2001; »was wäre, wenn«, Kunstverein Rüsselsheim, Germany 2001; Jeff Rian, »Lewis Baltz«, Phaidon, London 2001; Cornelia Butler, »Lewis Baltz: Politics of Bacteria, Docile Bodies, Ronde de nuit«, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and RAM, 1998; Dennis Baudier and Morten Salling, »Lewis Baltz«, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark 1995; Bernard Lamarche-Vadel, »Lewis Baltz«, Editions de La Difference, Paris 1993; »Rule Without Exception«, Masafumi Fukugawa (ed.), Kawasaki City Museum, Japan 1992; Hripsime Visser, »Lewis Baltz: 5 Projects«, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1992.


Recommended Links

° Biographical information ::

- > short biography

- > Photographers Directory

- > American Studies. Fotokunst in den USA 1935-1985

° Exhibition ::

- > »Was wäre, wenn«, Rüsselsheim [D], 2001 - group exhibition

° Interview ::

- > »Subjects and objects of the new technological culture«
[in: Media Menet, 22.1.1998]




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