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Merry Alpern

*1955, New York, USA; lives and works in New York, USA

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

Solo Exhibitions

»Shopping«, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York [USA] 1997
Mesaros Galleries, Morgantown [USA]

G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica [USA]
Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco [USA]

»Dirty Windows«, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York [USA]
Michael Nagy Gallery, Sydney [AUS]

»A.J. and Jim Bob«, Camera Club of New York [USA]


Group Exhibitions

» Trade: Commodities, Communication, and Consciousness in World Trade Today«, Fotomuseum Winterthur [CH] - Cat.

»For Your Eyes Only«, Byam Shaw School of Art, University of Essex [UK]
»Private Investigations«, Presentation House,Vancouver [CDN]
»Photograph + Monograph«, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York [USA]
»Air Conditioned: Interiors«, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York [USA]
»Immodest Gazes«, Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelona [E]
»Alfred Hitchcock«, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts [CDN]

»More Than Meets the Eye. Triennial of Photography«, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg [D] »Trace«, Flipside, New York [USA]

»Under/ Exposed«, Stockholm underground [S]

»Evidence: Photography and Site«, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH [USA]
»L'escale du Directeur«, Musée de I'Elysée, Lausanne [CH]
»Rear Window«, Galerie ARPS, Paris [F]

»Collection in Context«, Thread Waxing Space, New York [USA]
»By Night«, Fondation Cartier, Paris [F]
»Never Walk Alone«, The Photographer's Gallery, London [UK]
»Secrets«, The Friends of Photography, San Francisco [USA]
»Humor in Sex«, Andreas Binder Gallery, Munich [D]

»Recent Acquisitions«, Museum of Modern Art, New York [USA]
»The Photographic Condition«, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art [USA]
»Monitors: Re-viewing Cultural Expression«, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago [USA]

»The Uncensored Celebration«, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland [USA]

»More Than One Photography: Works since 1980 from the Collection«, Museum of Modern Art, New York [USA]

»Recent Acquisitions«, Museum of Modern Art, New York [USA]


Grants and Awards

Leica Medal of Excellence, 1998; Fellowship of the National Endowment for the Arts [USA], 1990; Winner of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennal Competition, 1995.



Claire Doherty: »Soft Cities«, in: CVA Magazine, Januar 2001; Trade - Waren, Wege und Werte im Welthandel Heute, exhib. cat. Fotomuseum Winterthur 2001; Daphne Merkin: »The Last Taboo«, in: The New York Times Magazine, December 3, 2000; Mary Alpern: Shopping, Berlin: Scalo, 1999; Julie Caniglia: »Merry Alpern«, in: Artforum, October 1999; Andrew Hultkrans: »Images of 1996, Q + A«, in: Art Forum, December 1996, p. 8; Mary Alpern: Dirty Windows, Berlin: Scalo, 1995; Carol Squiers: »Rear Window«, in: American Photo, January/ February 1995, p. 52; Simi Horwitz: »Life on the Street«, in: American Photographer, Juli 1989, pp. 78-80.


Recommended Links

-> »Dirty Windows«; Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York [USA], 1995

-> As represented by the Bonnie Benrubi Gallery



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