Dawoud Bey

Biography

EDUCATION
School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY, 1976-1978.
Empire State College, S.U.N.Y., Saratoga Springs, New York, B.A., 1990.
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut, M.F.A., 1993.


Lives in Chicago, Illinois.


SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2016

Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: Harlem Redux

2014
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. Dawoud Bey: Picturing People.
Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY. The Birmingham Project.

2013
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama. Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project.
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California. The Birmingham Project.

2012
Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: Picturing People. (Exhibition travels to Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida)
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: Harlem, USA.

2011
Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: Early Portraits.
Emory University Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia. The Emory Project.

2010
Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. Dawoud Bey’s Harlem, USA.
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida. First Year Florida Project.

2008
Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland. Portraits Re/Examined: A Dawoud Bey Project.

2007
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts. Dawoud Bey: Pictures: 1975-2005.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. Class Pictures. (Exhibition travels through 2011 to Aperture Gallery, NYC, NY; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana; Contemporary Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan; Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia; Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida; Grand Rapids Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

2004
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan. Dawoud Bey: Detroit Portraits.
Gorney Bravin + Lee, NYC, NY. Class Pictures.
Revolution, Ferndale, Michigan. Dawoud Bey: The Watsonville Series.

2003
Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: The Chicago Project.

2002
Gorney Bravin + Lee, NYC, NY. Dawoud Bey.
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: New Photographic Work.

2001
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California. Dawoud Bey.

1999
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: Recent Work.
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York. Dawoud Bey: The Southampton Project.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Portraits of New Haven Teenagers.

1998
Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden. Dawoud Bey.
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York. Dawoud Bey.

1997
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Dawoud Bey: Recent Work.
The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina. Dawoud Bey: Portraits.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. Dawoud Bey: Recent Photographic Portraits.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Dawoud Bey: Hartford Portraits 1996. (Dawoud Bey/MATRIX 132, Dawoud Bey/Amistad Gallery, African American Studio Portraits: Dawoud Bey Selects from the Amistad Foundation Collection)

1996
David Beitzel Gallery, NYC, NY. Dawoud Bey.
University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center, Amherst, Massachusetts, Dawoud Bey.
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia. Picturing the South: The Commission Project.
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio. Dawoud Bey: Residency Exhibition.
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California. Dawoud Bey.

1995
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dawoud Bey: Portraits, 1975-1995. (Exhibition travels to Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, Virginia; El Paso Museum, El Paso, Texas; The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey; The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey; Robeson Center Gallery, Newark, New Jersey; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio; Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri; The Barbican Centre, London, England)
The Photographer's Gallery, London, England. Dawoud Bey.

1994
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio. Dawoud Bey Photographs: Portraits.
Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Dawoud Bey.

1993
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois. Polaroid Portraits.
Stockton State College, Pamona, New Jersey. Dawoud Bey: Photographs.
Drew University, Madison, New Jersey. Photographs from the Streets.

1992
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. Dawoud Bey: Photographic Portraits. The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Dawoud Bey: Photographs.

1991
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dawoud Bey.

1990
Ledel Gallery, NYC, NY. Recent Photographs.

1988
BACA Downtown Center for the Arts, Brooklyn, New York. Brooklyn Street Portraits.

1986
Light Work, Syracuse, New York. Dawoud Bey.
The Midtown Y Photography Gallery, NYC, NY. Photographs by Dawoud Bey.
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Dawoud Bey.

1984
Hunter College, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, NYC, NY. Puerto Rico: A Chronicle.

1983
Cinque Gallery, NYC, NY. Dawoud Bey: Recent Photographs.

1979
Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. Harlem, USA.


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama. Third Space/Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art.

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. 40 Years/Part 3: Political.

2016
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. 40 Years/Part 2: Gender, Race, Identity.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois. Witness

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. A History of Photography.

2014
FLAG Art Foundation at Expo Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Shaq Loves People.
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY. 2014 Whitney Biennial.

2013
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, NY. Street.
Amon Carter Museum, Forth Worth, Texas. Color! American Photography Transformed.
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois. Of Walking.
Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection.

2012
Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. Who, What, Wear.

2011
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery.
Northern Illinois University Museum, Dekalb, Illinois. Best Face Forward: The Presented View.
Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Truth is Not in the Mirror: Photography and A Constructed Identity.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. 80@80.
The Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina. Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection.
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan. Detroit Revealed: Photographs, 2000-2010.

2010
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. Inside, Outside, Upstairs, Downstairs: The Addison Anew.

2009
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. The Matrix Effect.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland. Picturing New York: Photographs from the Museum of Modern Art. (Exhibition travels to La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain; Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy)
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina. Lest We Forget: The Voice of Art.
Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey. Unbounded: New Art for a New Century.
Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. Embracing Eatonville.
Stephen Weiss Studio, NYC, NY. Character Project. (Exhibition travels to Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC; Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, Illinois; Regional Arts Commission Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri; Chronicle Books, San Francisco, California; 9430 Wilshire Boulevard Gallery, Los Angeles, California)

2008
Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconson. Portraits of Women: Re-Seeing the Collection.

2007
Von Lintel Gallery, NYC, NY. Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Art for Yale: Collecting for A New Century.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois. MCA Exposed: Defining Moments in Photography, 1967-2007.

2006
The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC. Portraiture Now.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Photographs by the Score: Personal Visions Twenty-some Years Apart.
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida. Aura of the Photograph: Image as Object.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Harford, Connecticut. Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera.
Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. Beyond Sight.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois. In Sight: Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection.

2005
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois. The Fluidity of Time: Selections from the MCA Collection.
The Jewish Museum, NYC, NY. The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography. (Exhibition travels to the Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, California; The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California)
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England. Back to Black: Art, Cinema and The Racial Imagination.
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California. Nine Portraits.
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan. Beyond Big: Oversized Prints, Drawings, and Photographs.
The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. HRLM: Pictures.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts. Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists.
The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. African Queen.

2004
Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. The Amazing and the Immutable. (Exhibition travels to Tufts University Gallery, Medford, Massachusetts)
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. Physical Presence: Photographs from the Collection.
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee. Innocence Exposed: The Child in Modern Photography.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY. Inside Out: Portrait Photographs from the Permanent Collection.
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois. Social Studies: Eight Artists Address Brown v. Board of Education. (Exhibition travels to Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas)
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York. Fresh: Youth Culture in Contemporary Photographs.

2003
Light Work, Syracuse, New York. Embracing Eatonville. (Exhibition travels to the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Art, Eatonville, Florida)
The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Fresh Faces.
The International Center for Photography, NYC, NY. Only Skin Deep.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona. Hair Stories. (Exhibition travels to Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois)
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey. Growing Up: Childhood in America and Native American Art.
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York. An American Legacy: Art from the Studio Museum in Harlem.

2002
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY. Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2000.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois. Multiformity: Multiples from the MCA Collection.
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York. Designing the Future: The Queens Museum.
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois. Cut, Pulled, Colored and Burnt.

2001
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska. Interpreting Experience: Bey, DeCarava, VanDerZee.
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Gallery Artists.
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut. Alumni Choice: An Exhibition of Works on Paper.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. Identity and Intention: Two Centuries of American Portraiture.
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Fresh: Recent Acquisitions.
Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. Red, Black and Green: Loans to and Selections from the Studio Museum Collection.
National Portrait Gallery, London, England. 20th Century Recent Acquisitions.
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey. Identities: Contemporary Portraiture.
William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, Connecticut. The Poetics of Portraiture: From the 16th to the 21st Century.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Snap! Photography from the Collection.

2000
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. On the Street: Photographs from the Permanent Collection.
Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, Illinois. Indivisible: Stories of American Community. (Exhibition travels to Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego and La Jolla, California; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, Alaska; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas)
Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire. Surface and Depth: Trends in Contemporary Portrait Photography.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. The Persistence of Photography in American Portraiture.
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan. American Perspectives: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection. (Exhibition travels to Museum Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Takamatsu, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Japan)
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California. Paper Cuts.
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY. 2000 Biennial Exhibition.
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York. Representing: A Show of Identities. Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY. What's New: Recent Acquisitions in Photography.

1999
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Ghosts in the Shell: Photography and the Human Soul, 1850-2000.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. Get the Picture: Photographs from the Collection.
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York. As American As...: 100 Works from the Collection of the Parrish Art Museum.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Here's Looking at You: Portraits from the Collection.
Galerie Linde, Lubeck, Germany. Internationale Fotografie.
The Friends of Photography/Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco, California. Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Beyond the Photographic Frame.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC, NY. Black New York Photographers of the 20th Century: Selections from the Schomburg Center Collections.
Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, New York. Through the Looking Glass: Visions of Childhood.
Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Emerging Image: Selected Contemporary Photography.
Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont. The Big Picture: Large Format Photography.
The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida. Recent Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection.

1998
PartObject Gallery, Carrboro, North Carolina. Dissimilarities.
The Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois. Space/Sight/Self.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois. Photography's Multiple Roles: Art, Document, Market, Science.
The New York Public Library, NYC, NY. Eight Million Stories: 20th-Century New York Life in Prints and Photographs from the New York Public Library.
Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland. Transatlantic Connections. (Exhibition travels to Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland; The Iona Gallery, Kingussie, Scotland; St. Fergus Gallery, Wick, Scotland; East Kilbride Arts Centre, East Kilbride, Scotland; Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland)
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois. Selections from the Midwest Photographers Project.
Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts. Consuming Passions: Photography and the Object.
Dark Arches, Granary Wharf, Leeds, England. The Appropriated Frame.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Now and Later: Art Since 1945 at Yale.
David Beitzel Gallery, NYC, NY. Knowing Children.

1997
The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY. Heart, Body, Mind, Soul: American Art in the 1990s, Selections from the Permanent Collection.
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York. Heaven: Public View, Private View.
Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, Kansas. Portraits: Dawoud Bey, Wendy Ewald.
University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, California. Composite Persona. (Exhibition travels to Fullerton Museum Center, Fullerton, California)

1996
James Graham and Sons, NYC, NY. Portraits.
Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. A/Drift.
Art Chicago: The New Pier Show, David Beitzel Gallery, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Ansel Adams Center for Photography/The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California. Posing for the Camera: Backdrops, Props, and Presentation.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Face & Figure: Contemporary Art.
The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. The Addison Gallery of American Art: 65 Years.

1995
The Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut. Fact and Fiction.
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts. Strokes of Genius.
Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. New Portraits: Dawoud Bey and Judith Black.
ARCO International Art Fair, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

1994
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts. Faces of the Addison: Portraits from the Collection.
The Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, NYC, NY. Photographs: Selections from the Permanent Collection.
Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Massachusetts. The New Face of the Portrait.
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois. Targeting Images, Objects + Ideas.
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Group Show: Gallery Artists.
Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas. About Faces: Approaches to the Portrait.
Art 1994 Chicago: The New Pier Show, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.

1993
Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. Photography and Identity: Selections from the Light Work Collection.

1992
The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY. From the Permanent Collection.
Photokina, Cologne, Germany. Selections 6.
Paine Webber Art Gallery, NYC, NY. Revealing the Self: Portraits by Twelve Contemporary Artists.

1991
King’s Lynn Arts Centre, Norfolk, England. The American Dream.
de Meervaart Cultural Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. New York Time.
The Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland. Pohjoinen Valokuva 1991.
Henry Street Settlement, Louis Abrons Arts Center, NYC, NY. On the Edge: Contemporary Photographs of Manhattan’s Perimeter.
Gallery 1199, NYC, NY. Images of Labor: The Nineties.

1990
Galerie du Jour, Paris, France. Un Couteau dans la Photo.
Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. Home: Contemporary Urban Images by Black Photographers.
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York. Four Residents: Jo Babcock, Dawoud Bey, Clarissa Sligh and Mary Ann Toman.
County College of Morris, Randolph, New Jersey. From A Certain Perspective: Photographs by Five Americans.

1989
Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC. The Blues Aesthetic: Black Culture and Modernism. (Exhibition travels to California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, California; Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina; Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, Texas; Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY)
Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, New York. US/UK Photography Exchange: Transatlantic Dialogues. (Exhibition travels to Camerawork Gallery, London, England, and tours the United Kingdom)
New York University Photo Center Gallery, NYC, NY. Photographs and Diaries.
Brooklyn College, Salena Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. John Bennette: A Collection in Progress.

1988
Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania. American Photographer.
Silvermine Gallery, Stamford, Connecticut. Stairways and Empty Chairs.

1987
The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts. New American Photographs.
P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City, New York. Out of the Studio: Photography and Community.
Light Work, Syracuse, New York. From the Collection: 1984-1987.
Sorkin Gallery, NYC, NY. Appearances 10th Anniversary Show.
Weisner Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Ars Bruklyniensis.
The Works Gallery, Newark, New Jersey. American Juju: African Ritual Influence in Contemporary American Art.

1986
Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York. A Decade of En Foco.
Aaron Davis Hall, City College, NYC, NY. Africa in the Americas: Contemporary Painting, Sculpture, and Photography.

1985
The Midtown Arts Center, Houston, Texas. Honey! I’m Home!.

1984
City Gallery, NYC, NY. The Lower East Side: A Portrait in Photographs.
Nikon House, NYC, NY. CAPS Fellowship Recipients. (Exhibition travels to The Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York)
The Catskill Gallery, NYC, NY. Candida Alvarez and Dawoud Bey.
Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, New Jersey. Alternative Vision.
The Midtown Y Photography Gallery, NYC, NY. Permanent Collection: Fifty Photographers from the Past Twelve Years.
Kenkeleba Gallery, NYC, NY. Affirmations of Life: The Opposite of A Nuclear Nightmare.
The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Photographic Narration.

1982
Jazzonia Gallery, Detroit, Michigan. Photography: Image and Imagination.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC, NY. Recent Acquisitions, and Eight Photographers from the Schomburg Center Collection.

1980
Just Above Midtown/Downtown Gallery, NYC, NY. Outlaw Aesthetics. (Performance with Diana Wharton)
The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY. Self Portrait. (Exhibition travels to Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts)

1979
The International Center of Photography, NYC, NY. Harlem: The Last Ten Years.


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Berger, Maurice, On The Streets of Harlem, a Sense of 'Erase and Replace', NYTIMES.COM/LENS, 11 October 2016.

Staff, Galleries – Uptown/Dawoud Bey, THE NEW YORKER, 2 June 2014, p. 16.

Viveros-Fauné, Christian, Portraits by Dawoud Bey Look American History Squarely in the Eye, ARTNET.COM, 28 May 2014.

Staff, Dawoud Bey, ‘The Birmingham Project’, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 15-21 May 2014, p. 42.

Singh, Jim, Dawoud Bey’s Birmingham Project, WELD, 20 November 2012.

Huebner, Michael, Dawoud Bey Capturing Images of Young and Old for September Exhibition at Birmingham Museum of Art, BIRMINGHAM NEWS, 12 December 2012.

Westerbeck, Colin, Bey’s People, ART IN AMERICA, November 2012, pp. 111-117.

Blair, Gwenda, ’70s Portrait of Harlem, Gathered for Today, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 29 July 2012, p. 19.

Weinberg, Lauren, Double Exposure, TIME OUT CHICAGO, 3-16 May 2012, p. 50.

Hahn, Nina Kokotas, Bey’s Window, CHICAGO MAGAZINE, May 2012, pp. 32-34.

Bey, Dawoud, Carrie Mae Weems Interviewed by Dawoud Bey, BOMB, Summer 2009, pp. 60-67.

Johnson, Martin L., Class Actions: Looking at Students Looking at Themselves, BALTIMORE CITY PAPER, 28 January 2009.

O’Sullivan, Michael, His Photos Are Only Part of the Picture, THE WASHINGTON POST, 26 December 2008, p. WE18.

Goodwin, Mary, Class Pictures, AMERICAN PHOTO ON CAMPUS, March 2008, pp. 12-14.

Yarbroff, Jennie, Worth Your Time: The Secret Lives of Teens, NEWSWEEK, 28 January 2008, p. 14.

Aletti, Vince, Dawoud Bey, THE NEW YORKER, 28 January 2008, p. 12.

Rexer, Lyle, About the Cover, PHOTOGRAPH, January/February 2008, p. 6.

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Miller, Francine Koslow, Reviews: Dawoud Bey, Addison Gallery of American Art, ARTFORUM, December 2007, p. 359.

Nance, Kevin, High School Confidential, CHICAGO SUN TIMES, 23 September 2007, p. 10B.

McQuaid, Cate, Teens in America, Pose by Pose, THE BOSTON GLOBE, 23 September 2007.

Aletti, Vince, Looking Back, THE NEW YORKER, 28 May 2007.

Nance, Kevin, The Power of Eye Contact: Dawoud Bey's Teens Connect with Viewers, CHICAGO SUN TIMES, 4 October 2006, pp. 55-56.

Hamlin, Jesse, Traveling to High Schools Nationwide, Dawoud Bey Puts a Face on Teen Life. And Lets Kids Have Their Say, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, 15 December 2005, p. E1.

Glueck, Grace, Photography Review: American Jewishness in All Its Infinite Variety, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 5 October 2005, p. B5.

Bey, Dawoud, Into the Light: Dawoud Bey Looks at the Photographs of Alex Harsley, ART ON PAPER, May 2004, pp. 44-45.

Stein, Lisa, Face to Face with Teens Through Bey's Lens, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 30 May 2003, p. C29.

Jones, Donna, Every Picture Tells a Story, SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL, 12 March 2003, pp. A1, A8.

Houlihan, Mary, On View: Opening the Shutters on Teen's World, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 9 June 2002, p. 3D.

Artner, Alan G., Art Scene: Dawoud Bey’s Latest, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 17 May 2002, p. C27.

Schmerler, Sarah, Dawoud Bey at Gorney Bravin + Lee, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 9-16 May 2002, p. 68.

Staff, Dawoud Bey at Gorney Bravin + Lee, THE ART NEWSPAPER, May 2002, p. 5.

Wilson-Goldie, Kaelen, Street Life, ART AND AUCTION, May 2002, p. 117.

Cotter, Holland, Invoking Marcus Garvey While Looking Ahead, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 24 August 2001, p. B28.

Bonetti, David, Dawoud Bey Focuses on Details, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, 23 June 2001.

Kimmelman, Michael, A New Whitney Team Makes Its Biennial Pitch, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 24 March 2000, pp. B29, B31.

Foerstner, Abigail, Living Large: The 20X24 Polaroid, VIEW CAMERA MAGAZINE, March/April 2000, pp. 7-15.

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Vogel, Carol, Surprises in Whitney’s Biennial Selections, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 8 December 1999, pp. B1, B5.

Glueck, Grace, Art Review: Faces of the Centuries, Famous and Far From It, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 17 September 1999, p. B35.

Johnson, Ken, Art Review; Seen and Heard: Under the Spell of Childhood and Its Trappings, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 20 August 1999, p. B32.

Bishton, Derek, Reviews: Dawoud Bey: Portraits 1975-1995 Barbican Gallery, London, PORTFOLIO, Issue 28, December 1998, p. 70.

Glueck, Grace, Art Review: A Century's Worth of Efforts to Capture a City's Essence, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 30 October 1998, p. B32.

Sancho, Victoria A-T, Respect and Representation: Bey's Portraits of Individual Identity, THIRD TEXT, September 1998, pp. 55-56.

Johnson, Ken, Photography Review: Enigmatic Portraits of Teens Free of All Context, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 21 August 1998, p. B38.

Januszczak, Waldemar, Invasion of the Body Watchers, THE SUNDAY TIMES (London), 31 May 1998, Section II, p. 9.

Kent, Sarah, Art: Dawoud Bey, TIME OUT LONDON, 20-27 May 1998.

Tranberg, Dan, The Politics of Portraiture, THE CLEVELAND FREE TIMES, 28 January-3 February 1998, p. 23.

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Bonetti, David, Gallery Watch: Two Studies of 20th Century Portraiture, SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, 16 February 1996, p. D15.

Huntington, Richard, Portraits from Real Life, THE BUFFALO NEWS, 21 January 1996, pp. F1, F4.

Staff, Scores of Portraits, POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY, October 1995, p. 6.

Robson, Britt, The A List: Dawoud Bey, Portraits 1975-1995, CITY PAGES, 13 September 1995, p. 37.

Abbe, Mary, The Eyes of Dawoud Bey, MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE, 15 September 1995, Section E1, pp. 1, 3.

Morgan, Susan, Bey Watch: A Twenty-year Retrospective of Dawoud Bey’s Seductive Portraits, ELLE MAGAZINE, May 1995, p. 60.

Cox, Ted, Instant Art: Photographer Enlarges the Polaroid Snapshot Into a New Art Form, DAILY SOUTHTOWN, 19 November 1993, pp. D1-21.

Schuss, Vera, Art People: Dawoud Bey's Positive Portraiture, CHICAGO READER, 12 November 1993, p. 7.

Foerstner, Abigail, Photography: Dawoud Bey Specializes in Capturing the Big Picture, 5 November 1993, p. 76-77.

Wise, Kelly, The Indelible Icons of Walker Evans, THE BOSTON GLOBE, 25 November 1992, p. 42.

Palmer, Brian, Reviews: Urban Light, AFTERIMAGE, February 1991, p. 15.

Coleman, A.D., City Streets, Not Homes, Favored in Show of Urban Images, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, 17 December 1990, p. 22.

Reid, Calvin, Dawoud Bey, ARTS MAGAZINE, September 1990, p. 76.

Netsky, Ron, View Through a Pinhole: Visual Studies Shows Work of Four Residents, DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, 17 June 1990, p. 3D.

Coleman, A.D., Letter from New York No. 13, PHOTO METRO, May 1990, p. 24.

Aletti, Vince, Portrait in Black, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 17 April 1990, p. 106.

Aletti, Vince, Choices: An Opinionated Survey of the Week’s Events – Photo, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 20 March 1990, p. 111.

Iverem, Esther, Portraits Across the Seas, NEW YORK NEWSDAY, 23 August 1989, pp. 3, 16.

Aletti, Vince, Choices: An Opinionated Survey of the Week’s Events – Photo, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 15 November 1988, p. 45.

Anderson, Jim, The State of the Photographer’s Art: Strong Black and White Work by Dawoud Bey, THE PHOENIX, 10 November 1988, p. 11.

Wise, Kelly, New Photo Talent on Display, THE BOSTON GLOBE, 16 March 1987, p. 43.

Aletti, Vince, Choices: An Opinionated Survey of the Week’s Events – Photo, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 24 February 1987, p. 69.

O’Reilly, Kathleen, Choices: An Opinionated Survey of the Week’s Events – Photo, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 25 November 1986, p. 77.

Niepce, Gonzo, Grants Boom, AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER, August 1986, p. 13.

Chayat, Sherry, Dawoud Bey’s Photographs Focus on Relationships, SYRACUSE HERALD AMERICAN STARS MAGAZINE, 4 May 1986, pp. 9-10.

McDarrah, Fred, Voice Choices, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 16 November 1982, p. 73.

Williams, John A., Dawoud Bey, THE BLACK PHOTOGRAPHER’S ANNUAL, Volume 4, 1980, pp. 76-81.

Stout, Ruth, Negatives Positive for Jamaica, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, 3 August 1980, p. 3B.


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