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Biography

E D U C A T I O N

1967    Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.
1964    Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Cooper Union, New York, New York.


T E A C H I N G P O S I T I O N S


1969    Professor, State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo,                NY.

1967    Instructor, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

1965    Assistant Instructor in Printmaking and Photography, Pratt Institute,            Brooklyn, NY.

 

Solo Exhibition

2008    Les Krims, Galerie Serge Aboukrat, for the publication of a 15 print,              original print portfolio, of a selection of pictures from                                  Fictcryptokrimsographs, published by Chez Higgins, Paris, France, June

2007    America Nude, Galeria PaceArte Contemporaena, Brescia, Italy,                      December

           Les Krims, Wishful Thinking: Satire Inspired by the Decline of the Left in              America, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France

2005    “Les Krims.” Monograph reproducing 67 images. Arles, France: Actes             Sud, November

2005    les.krims.com. Commerce website, launched November 15

2004    Les Krims, Fact or Fiction, The Laurence Miller Gallery, New                            York,  NY, March

2002    Les Krims, Forum de l’Image, Toulouse, France, March

1999    Les Krims, The Experiment of Simulacrum, Macedonian Museum of                  Contemporary Art, Greece

1993    Les Krims, Centre de la Photographie Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland

1991    A Sense of Humor: Les Krims, New Image Gallery, James Madison                 University Harrisonburg, Virginia

1990    Les Krims, Blue Sky, Oregon Center for Photographic Arts, Portland,             Oregon

1985    Les Krims, Artmart, Buffalo, New York

1983    Les Krims: Idiosyncratic Pictures, Viviane Esder Gallery, Paris, France

1982    Les Krims, Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, New York

1981    Les Krims, The Looking Glass Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

          Idiosyncratic Pictures, Ohio State University Gallery of Fine Art,                   Sullivant Galler, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

1980    Idiosyncratic Pictures, Galerie Fiolet, Amsterdam, Holland

          PLEASE!, Phototheque of Thessaloniki, Greece

1978    Les Krims, Nova Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

          Les Krims, Church Street Photographic Center, Melbourne, Australia

          Les Krims, Paule Pia Galerij, Antwerp, Belgium

          Les Krims, Light Gallery, New York, NY  

          Les Krims: Academic Art 1974-1977, Canon Photo Gallery, Amsterdam,             Holland.

1977    Les Krims, Canon Photo Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

           Les Krims Kodalith Images, Galerie ABF, Hamburg, Germany

1976     Les Krims, Galerie A. Nagel, Berlin, Germany

           Les Krims, The Picker Gallery at Colgate University, Hamilton, New                York

           Fictcryptokrimsographs and Kodalith Images 1968—1975, Galerie                        Jollenbeck, Cologne, Germany

           Les Krims, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York

           Les Krims, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

           Les Krims, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

1975    Les Krims, Galerie Die Brucke, Vienna, Austria

           Les Krims, The Shadai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1974    Les Krims, Galleria Photografica Nadar, Pisa, Italy

           Les Krims, Galerie Documenta, Torino, Italy

           Les Krims, Light Impressions Gallery, Rochester, New York

           Les Krims, Galerie Delpire, Paris, France

1973    Les Krims, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

1972    Les Krims, The International Cultural Center, Antwerp, Belgium

           Les Krims, Album Fotogalerie, Cologne, Germany

           Les Krims, The Witkin Gallery, New York, New York

          1971 Les Krims, The Toronto Gallery of Photography, Toronto,Canada

           Les Krims, The Silver Image Gallery, The Ohio State University,                    Columbus, Ohio

           Les Krims, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

           Les Krims, Moore College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

           Les Krims, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

 

1970    Les Krims, Il Diaframma Gallery, Milan, Italy

1969    Les Krims, Garrick Fine Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

           Les Krims, Akron Art Institute, Akron, Ohio

           Les Krims, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

           Les Krims, Focus Gallery, San Francisco, California

1966    Les Krims, thesis exhibition at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

 

Groupe Exhibition

2010    Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980, Cincinnati Art                      Museum, Cincinnato, Ohio, February 13-May 9

           Bodies Unbound, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell                          University, Ithaca, New York, April

2009    Manifesto (l’Invité du Festival 2009), Manifesto Festival d’Image,                    Toulouse, France, September

           Bova Images Festival, Lazzaro, Italy, Summer 2009

2008    Livres de nus, une anthologie 1895-2002, la Maison européenne de la              Photographis à Paris, Paris, France, October 2007-January

           70’ La Photographie Americaine, la Bibliothèque nationale de                          France, Paris, France, October

           HUNTING, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada,                                    September/October

           AMERICANA, Chiesa di San Lorenzo, San Vito al Tagliamento,                       Italy, June-September

           Love, Gallerie Civiche di Palazzo Ducale, Città di Pavullo nel                        Frignano, Italy,June

           The Last 10 Shots, an exhibition made to commemorate the                        discontinuance of Polaroid SX-70 film, Bongout Showroom, Berlin,                Germany, May/June

           Ojos Privados. Colección Laurence Miller, Fundación Foto Colectania,                Barcelona, Spain, May

           Molluskkollectiv, Bongout Showroom, Berlin, Germany, March 8—                    April 8

2007    Livres de nus, une anthologie 1895-2002, la Maison européenne de la              Photographis à Paris, Paris, France, October 2007-January Seeing                 

           Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography, a traveling                          exhibition from the collection of George Eastman House                              International Museum of Photography and Film, traveling to 9                      museums from 2007—2009.

           REGARDE: DES ENFANTS, selections from the collection of Michèle et              Michel Auer, Montpellier Photo-Visions, Montpellier, France

           A New Reality, Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art,                      selection from the collection of Anne and Arthur Goldstein, Jane                    Voohees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New            Jersey, Rutgers, New Jersey

           Pourtraire, Galerie du Cloître, École des beaux-arts de Rennes,                      Rennes, France May

2006    Acting the Part, Photography as Theatre, National Gallery of Canada,                Ottawa, Canada, June 15

          Le Mouvement des Images, curated by Philippe-Alain Michaud, Centre             national d’art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, April 3

          Musée à Vendre, Le Chalet de Haute Nuit, Belgium, May

         Wanted Paris, Wanted Paris Gallery, Paris, France, April

         M+M & Friends, Maison d’Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent                            sur-Marne, France, November

         Viaggio nella Fotografia Contemporanea, Galleria PaciArte                                contemporanea, Brescia, Italy, December

         Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Buffalo State College, October

2005    Nues & Nus, Musée Municipal Église Saint Nazaire, Bourbon Lancy,                France, July

           Beyond Real, Australian Centre for Photography, New South Wales,                Australia, October

           A Swiss Passion, Fundació FOTO, Barcelona, Spain, November

           Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

2004    Center of Things: A Tribute to Harold Jones, Center for Creative                        Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, April

           Enthüllt/Exposed, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany,              March

           La Collection M+M Auer, une Histoire de la Photographie, Musée d’art et              d’histoire Genève, Switzerland, April

           Street Credibility, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA,            April

2003    Venus in Furs, Neue Galerie am Landsmuseum Joanneum, Graz,                  Austria, April 26—August 24

           Global Village: The 60s, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal,              Quebec, October2, 2003—January 18

           The F.C. Gundlach Collection, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany,                    October 28, 2003—February 1

2002     HEXENWAHN, Ängste der Neuzeit, Deutsches Historisches Museum,                 Berlin, Germany, May-August

            The Photographers Edge, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinatti, Ohio

            REVELATION: Representations of Christ in Photography, Hotel de Sully,               Paris, France; the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

            The Peter C. Bunnell Collection, Princeton University Art Museum,                     Princeton, NJ, May

2001    Photographs for Sick Kids (group), The Royal Hospital for Sick                        Children, Edinburgh, Scotland

2000    Making Light: Wit and Humor in Photography), The Francis Lehman Loeb            Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

           Le nu photographié, Galerie d’Art du Consul Général des Bouche-                  du-Rhone, Aixen- Provence, France

1999    Digital Frontiers, Photography’s Future at Nash Editions, Monterey                      Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

           The Century of the Body: Photoworks 1900-2000, Culturgest, Lisbon,                  Portugal

1998    Private Fictions, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain

           Fétiches & Fétichismes, Passage de Retz, Paris, France

           Sur La Tête, The Witkin Gallery, New York, NY

           An American Century of Photography: From Dry-Plate to Digital, traveling            exhibition from the Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City,                MO

           Digital Frontiers: Photography’s Future at Nash Editions, George Eastman            House, Rochester, NY

1997    Oh Boy!, The Witkin Gallery, New York, NY

           The View from Denver , Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig,                  Vienna, Austria

          Dérision & Raison, Musée de la photographie à Charleroi, Charleroi,               Belgium

1996    A Celebration of 25 Years of Light Gallery, International Center of                    Photography Midtown, New York

           Der zerteilte Blick, DuMont Kunsthalle (Blaue Halle), Köln, Germany

           Maison Européenne de la Photographie (innaugural exhibition of this new            museum), Paris, France

           Kobe Aid Fund Exhibition, Kobe/Tokyo, Japan

1995    VI Biennale Internazionale de Fotografia, Torino, Italy

           From Light to Dark: The Look of Photographic Prints, National Gallery of             Canada, Ottawa, Canada

           Silver Eye Center for Photography Benefit Fine Photography Auction/                    xhibition, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

1994    Fotodifusion, Torino, Italy

           the camera i, Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sidney                    Irmas Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles,                California

           Centre de la Photographie de Genève, 1984–1994, Galleria Gottardo,                  Lugano, Switzerland

          llan Chasanoff Photographic Collection: Tradition and the Unpredictable,                 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

          Interiors: A Metaphysical Construct (Lucien Clergue, George Krause, Les            Krims, Ted Orland, Jerry Uelsmann, Jerald C. Maddox), Montgomery             College, Rockville, Maryland

1993    Gli anni ‘70 lo sguardo, la foto, Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy

           Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, New York

1992    Photographic Resource Center Benefit Exhibition, an invitational benefit              auction and exhibition, Boston, MA

1990    American Myth, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa

           New Art Examiner Auction/Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois

           Symbol and Surrogate: The Picture Within, University of Hawaii Art                    Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

           Capturing An Image: 150 Years of Photography, Fogg Art Museum,                    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

           Recent Acquisitions, Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo State College,                    Buffalo, NY

1989    Photographers’ Dialogue, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton,                    Florida

            ine Art Faculty Exhibition, State College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

            Art Kane Photo Workshops, Cape May, New Jersey

            The Friends of Photography , an invitational exhibition/auction to                    benefit the Ansel

            Adams Gallery, in San Francisco, California

            The Cherished Image: Portraits from 150 Years of Photography, National             Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

            Photographs from the Permanent Collection: A Sesquicentennial                           Celebration, Haverford Comfort Gallery, Haverford College,                           Haverford, Pennsylvania

            Blue Sky Gallery, an invitational exhibition auction to benefit                         theOregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland, Oregon

            Art on the Tracks, Pensacola, Florida

            Light and Shadow: 150 Years of Photography, Printemps, Ginza, Tokyo,             Japan

1988    Nos 80, III Fotobienal-Vigo 1988, Vigo, Spain

           Fabricated Photographs, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts,                          Cambridge, MA

           150 Years of Photography, Union of Czechoslovak Creative Artists,                  Prague, Czechoslovakia

           SUCB Fine Arts Faculty, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown,              NY

           Trains and Boats and Planes, The Witkin Gallery, New York, New York

1987    Poetic Injury, Alternative Museum, New York, New York

          Facets of the Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San                 Francisco, California

          Collecting Photography 1977—1987 , Museum of Fine Arts, St.                           Petersburg, FL

          Likeness, Expression, and Character: Presence in Photography, The                     Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois

          Photographs from the National Museum of Modern Art, The National                   Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

          Les Krims, The Silver Eye Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

          The First Amendment Show, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

          Interiors, Light Gallery, New York, New York

          Family Portraits, University Art Galleries, Wright State University,                   Dayton, Ohio

         True Stories and Photofictions, The Ffotogallery, Cardiff, Wales

         1974, A Year in Review, Light Gallery, New York, New York

         Arrangements for the Camera: A View of Contemporary Photography, The            Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

1986    Photography as Performance: Message Through Object and Picture, The                Photographer’s Gallery, London, England

           Photography, A Facet of Modernism, San Francisco Museum of Modern              Art, San Francisco, California

           Commitment to Vision, Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene,              Oregon

           Crosscurrents II, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco,            CA

           Staging the Self-Portrait, Photography 1840-1985, National Portrait                    Gallery, London, England

           Exhibition, Theatre des Realities, Metz, France

1985    Cincinatti Collects Photography, Cincinatti Art Museum, Cincinatti, Ohio

           A Tribute to Lee D. Witkin, The Witkin Gallery, New York, New York

           Extending the Perimeters of 20th Century Photography, San Francisco                  Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

           The Nude in Photography, Munchner Stadtmuseum, Munich, Germany

           American Images, Barbican Art Gallery, City of London, London,                    England

           La Chambre, La Centre National de la Photographie, Palais de Tokyo,            Paris, France

           Color Contrast, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinatti, Ohio

           Anxious Interiors, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach,                    California

           Rochester, An American Center of Photography: 1827—1984, George            Eastman House, Rochester, New York

           Maximalism, Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, New Jersey

           Photographic Alternatives, Works by Contemporary American                        Photographers, Hong

           Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong

1983    Portraits from the Museum Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts,                      Houston, Texas

           Art of the State/State of the Art, SUNY Brockport, Brockport, New York

           Color as Form, A History of Color Photography, George Eastman                    House, Rochester, New York

           Staged Photographs, Lijnbaancentrum, Lijnbaan, Rotterdam, Holland

1982    Form, Freud, and Feeling, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San                Francisco, California

           Contemporary Photographs as Phantasy, Santa Barbara Museum of Art,              Santa Barbara, California

           Beyond Photography: The Fabricated Image, Delahunty Gallery, New                   York, New York

1981   Master Photographers: A Sentimental Celebration, The Focus Gallery, San           Francisco, California

          Autoportraits Photographiques, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France

          Artist’s Books, Centre de Documentation d’Art Actual, Barcelona, Spain

         Acquisitions 1973—1980, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

         American Photographs 1970—1980, The Whatcom Museum of Art and                History, Bellingham, Washington

1980    The Gary M Hoffer ‘74 Memorial Photography Collection, The Picker Art                 Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York

            Photography: Recent Directions, The Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

            Exhibition, Light Gallery, New York, New York

1979     Forms Fabricated To Be Photographed, The San Francisco Museum of                 Modern Art, San Francisco, California

            Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

            Exhibition, Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Photographic Surrealism, The New Gallery of Contemporary Art,                       Cleveland, OH

            Approaches to Photography: An Historical Survey, Amarillo Art Center,               Amarill, Texas

            Recent Acquisitions, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

            Attitudes: Photography in the 1970’s, Santa Barbara Museum of                       Modern Art, Santa Barbara, California

            The Witkin Gallery, Inc. 1969—1979, The Witkin Gallery, New York, NY

            One of a Kind, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas=

1978    Mirrors and Windows: American Photography Since 1960, Museum of                  Modern Art, New York, NY

           Exhibition, Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca,            NY

           Exhibition, Cincinatti Art Museum, Cincinatti, Ohio

           Small Objects, Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, NY

           Kirklands International Photography Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery,                      Liverpool, England

           Fantastic Photography in the USA, Canon Photo Gallery, Amsterdam,                Holland

           Forty American Photographers, E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacremento,                CA

1977    Exhibition, New England School of Photography, Boston,                                Massachusetts

           Extended Frame, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York

           Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

           The Instant Image, Aktionsgalerie Bern, Bern, Switzerland

           Diane Arbus, Les Krims, Duane Michals, Galerie Schellman and Kluser,              Munich, Germany

           Exhibition, Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany

           In Western New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

           Survey of Contemporary Photography, Cranbrook Academy of                          Art/Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

           La Photo Comme Photographie, Centre d’Arts Plastiques Contemporains            de Bordeaux, France

           Foto-Sequenties, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

1976    A Temporary Possession: The Human Image in Twentieth Century                        Photography, Museum of Art, Washington State University, Portland,              Washington

           One Eye Open, One Eye Closed, Alberta College of Art, Alberta, Canada

           Photographie: Rochester, New York, Centre Culturel Americain, Paris,                France

           Exhibition, Musee Galliera, Paris, France

           Focus Gallery Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Focus Gallery, San Francisco,            CA

           Exhibition, Suzette Schochet Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island

1975    Exhibition, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York

           Dix Photographies Americains a Deauville, Deauville, France

           Contemporary Photographs, The Halsted 831 Gallery, Birmingham,                  Michigan

           Unordinary Realities, Xerox Square Exhibition Center, Rochester, New              York

           In Just Seconds, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

           The Human Image: Sociology and Photography, State University College,            Fredonia, New York

           Exhibition, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California

           The Polaroid Print, Lampkin Camerawork Gallery, Fairfax, California

           4 Amerikanische Photographen: Lee Friedlander, Ralph Gibson, Les Krims,            Duane Michals, Stadtiches Museum, Leverkusen, Germany

           Exhibition, Photogenesis Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

           (Photo)(Photo)2 ...(Photo)n, University of Maryland Art Gallery, College             Park, Maryland

1974    Private Realities: Recent American Photography, Boston Museum of Fine            Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

           Four American Photographers, Societe des Expositions du Palais de                  Beaux-Arts, Bruxells, Belgium

           Multimedia, Erie Art Center, Erie, PA

           Art and Animals, Focus Gallery, San Francisco, California

           Light Transformed, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral                    Gables, FL

           Photography in America, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New                York, New York

1973    Photography, Ross-Freeman Gallery, Northridge, California

           International Market for Current Art, 1973, Dusseldorf, Germany

           Les Krims, Photogalerie Wilde, Cologne, Germany

           Nine Western New York Artists, Burchfield Gallery, Buffalo State                      College, Buffalo, New York

           Art 4 ‘73 Internationale Kunstmesse, Basel, Switzerland

           Critic’s Choice, Neikrug Gallery, New York, New York

           Exhibition, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

           The Document, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1972    The Expanded Photograph, Philadelphia Civic Center Museum,                          Philadelphia, PA

           Woman, Zone V Photographer’s Workshop, Watertown, MA

           Ohio Silver, Ohio Silver Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

           Fifteen Photographers, Visual Arts Gallery, Pensacola Junior College,                Pensacola, Florida

           Photographer as Magician, Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of                  California at Davis, Davis, CA

           60’s Continuum, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

1971    The Western New York Exhibition, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

           Exhibition The Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

           Photographs of Women, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New                York

           Critic’s Choice, Humbolt State College, Arcata, California

1970    Christmas Show, The Underground Gallery, New York, New York

           Research Award Recipients’ Show, Charles Burchfield Center, SUNY                  College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

           Fictions, Galerie Prisma IV, Lund, Sweden

           Photography Invitational 1971, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock,                      Arkansas

           Being Without Clothes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,                        Cambridge, MA

           12 x 12, Carr House Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design,                        Providence, RI

           Exhibition, The Visual Studies Workshop Gallery, Rochester, New York

           Christmas Show, Andrew Dixon White Museum at Cornell University,              Ithaca, New York

           The Photograph As Object, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa,                Canada

1969    Museum of Modern Art Junior Council Christmas Show, Museum of                      Modern Art, New York,

           Western New York Show, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

           Les Krims/Wynn Bullock, The Witkin Gallery, New York, NY

           Photographer’s Choice, Pratt Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

           Exhibition, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

           Exhibition, Underground Gallery, New York, New York

           Vision and Expression, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

1968    Exhibition, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

1967    Exhibition, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

 

P U B L I C A T I O N S

Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980, by Kevin Moore,Cincinnati, Ohio: Hatje Cantz Verlag: Ostifildern, Germany, February 2010.


Film und Foto, Año III, Número 10.3-09, “Les Krims: New Work,” pp 40-55. Gijon, Spain: Mácula de plata, September 2009


Manifesto 7e Édition 2009, Festival d’Image. Toulouse, France: Achevé d’impremer September 2009


MEMPHIS, The City Magazine, “Art Attack,” by Michael Finger. Memphis, Tennessee: Contemporary Media, Inc., November 2009


I Want You, Issue 2 (magazine), portfolio of new pictures. Seattle, Washington: Christian Petersen/Dumb Eyes, November 2009

X-TRA, Volume11, Number 4. “1 Image 1 Minute,” by Skip Arnold. Los Angeles, CA: Project X Foundation for Art and Criticism, Summer 2009

Fotografya, an online photography magazine based in Turkey. Published a portfolio of pictures,  early 2009

70’ La Photographie Americain. Paris, France: la Bibliothèque nationale de France, October 2008

Zone Zero, a Mexico City based website featuring photographers from all over the world, invited me to send a selection of pictures so that they could create and feature a site of my pictures: Les Krims: Pictures in the Age of the Culture Wars 2008

VICE , portfolio published of 15, Polaroid SX-70 prints in Vice’s Annual Fiction Issue. New York, New York: Vice Magazine, December 2008

Ojos Privados. Colección Laurence Miller. Barcelona, Spain: Fundación Foto Colectania, May 2008

Americana, American Photography in the Twentieth Century, a cura di Walter Liva, testi di Naomiu Rosenblum & Walter Liva. Comune di San Vito al Tagliemento: Centro di Recerca e Archiviazione della Fotografia, October 2008

Les Krims, 15-print original print portfolio of selected pictures from the bookwork FICTCRYPTOKRIMSOGRAPHS. Paris, France: Chez Higgins, June 2008

Paris-New York, La revue Études photographiques, #21. Paris, France: la Société Francaise de Photographie, December 2007

The Vice Photo Book. Brooklyn, New York: Vice Books, 2007

American Photography 1958—1981: The Last Photographic Heroes, by Gilles Mora. Paris, France: Éditions du Seuil, September 2007

LIVRES DE NUS, by Alessandro Bertolotti. Paris, France: Éditions de La Martinière, 2007

Les Krims, “Allegoría a la Sociedad Americana,” Lamono: Memory, núm. 39, November 2007, Barcelona, Spain


A New Reality, Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art, edited by Jeffrey Wechsler, from the collection of Anne and Arthur Goldstein. Catalog for an exhibition at the James Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Rutgers, New Jersey: James Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, & Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2007

Photo Books: 802 Photo Books from the M.+M. Auer Collection. Hermance, Switzerland: Editions M.+M. Auer, 2007

An America Gallery, Howard Greenberg, by Howard Greenberg, Lyle Rexar, and Michael Torosian. New York, NY: Lumier Press, Toronto, 2007

REGARDE: DES ENFANTS, by Michèle et Michel Auer. Montpellier, France: Editions M+M. Auer & Montpellier Photo-Visions, 2007

The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, 4th Edition, Digital Imaging, Theory and Applications, History, and Science. Edited by Michael R. Peres. Entry in, “Major Themes and Photographers of the 20th Century.” Burlington, Massachusetts: Focal Press, an imprint of Elsevier, 2007

Pourtraire. Catalog of exhibition of same name, at Galeries du Cloître, Ecole des beauxarts de Rennes. Rennes, France: ecole des beaux-arts de Rennes, Jérôme Saint-Loubert-Bié, 2007

Réponses Photo. “Délires et Fictions,” by Sylvie Hugues. Article and interview including numerous color reproductions. Paris, France: Mondadori, May 2007

Le Photographe. “Les Krims, Provocateue et taranquille,” by Hervé Le Goff. Article and interview with color reproductions. Paris, France: Mondadori, May 2007

Le Mouvement des Images. Catalog of exhibition at Centre National D’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou. Paris, France: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2006

Mollusk #02, Encyclopedia de Bongoût. Large article and interview, reproducing 25 full color images. Berlin, Germany: Bongoût, 2006


Acting the Part, Photography as Theatre. Catalog of exhibition at the national Gallery of Canada. New York, NY: Merrell Publishers Limited, 2006

Le Chalet de Haute Nuit (1994-2006). Catalog celebrating 13 years of exhibitions Ecaussinnes, Belgium: la Communauté francaise de Belgique, 2006

Les Krims. A Photo Poche series monograph, edited by Robert Delpire, with an introduction by Bernard Noël. Arles, France: Actes Sud, November 2005

 A Swiss Passion, Colección M.+M. Auer. Barcelona, Spain: Fundació Foto Colectania, 2005

les krims.com, an online website. Buffalo, New York: Les Krims Editions, November 2005

Journal des Musées d’art et d’histoire, cover image for this journal of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the City of Geneva, Switzerland, 2004

VIGOVISIONS, Coleccion Fotografica del Ayuntamiento de Vigo. Vigo, Spain: Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, 2003

Global Village: The 1960s. Montreal, Canada: Snoeck Publishers & The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2003

A Clear Vision—Photographische Werke aus der Sammlung F.C. Gundlach.
Hamburg, Germany: Internationales Haus der Photographie Deichtorhallen Hamburg, 2003

HEXENWAHN, Ängste der Neuzeit. Berlin, Germany: Deutsches Historisches Museum, 2002

Nus et paysages, by Alain Roger. Paris, France: Éditions Aubier, 2001

Jacques Désires de photographies, by Jacques Bloesch (a limited
edition book of 300 copies). Geneva, Switzerland: Le Scorpion Bleu, 2001

Le Chat Essentiellement. Paris, France: Nathan/Delpire, 2000
 Le nu photographié. Aix-en-Provence, France: ACTES SUD, 2000

Fétiches & Fétichismes. Paris, France: Passage de Retz, 1999

An American Century of Photography: From Dry-Plate to Digital,
The Hallmark Photographic Collection. Kansas City, Missouri:
Hallmark Cards Inc., 1998

Digital Frontiers, Photography’s Future at Nash Editions (CD-ROM).

Manhattan Beach, California: Nash Editions/George Eastman House, 1998

Lessico Universale Italiano. Rome, Italy: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, 1998

“Pretenders Pretending to Be Wounded and Dead Pretend Watercolor Painting…2003.”

Dérision & Raison (catalog). Charleroi, Belgium: Musée de la photographie à Charleroi, 1997

Photographers Encyclopedia International (CD version). Geneva, Switzerland: M+M Auer, 1997

Portfolio of 17 pictures published in POLIPHILE. Paris, France: Editions Aldines, 1996
(There’s also in this annual an article about my work called,
“L’INCOMMENSURABLE: LA MORALE, LE STYLE,” by Alain Faure.

Kobe Aid Fund World Photo Art Exhibition and Auction, 376 page, 4 color,
hard bound catalog of exhibition/auction. Tokyo, Japan: Asahi Shimbun, 1996

Photographie des 20. Jayrunderts, catalog of the photographie collection at Museum Ludwig, in Köln, Germany, in which three of my pictures are reproduced with commentary. Köln, Germany: Benedikt Tashen Verlag GmbH, 1996

Pictures published in Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi’s new books: Musea Nostra (a short history of photography), and Quando (a chronology of the history of photography). Charleroi, Belgium: Credit Communal de Belgique, and Conservat, 1995

Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection: Tradition and the Unpredictable, catalogue of an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, January 16 - March 27, 1994


Gli anni ‘70 lo sguardo, la foto. Modena, Italy: Nuova Alfa Editoriale, 1993.
Pictures and article called “L’expérience du simulacre,” by Alain Julliard-Jérôme Images. Geneva, Switzerland: Centre de la Photographie Geneve, 1993

Picture published in Foto Taschenkalender. Heidelberg, Germany: Artium Verlag/Article and pictures published in Det Iscenesatte Fotografi, by Mette Sandbye. 1991 The Sun. Tokyo, Japan: 1991

Picture published in conjunction with article written by A.D.Coleman, in Fotografisk Tidskrift. Stockholm, Sweden: Grafisk Form Magazine, 1990

Article published in “7” Corriere Della Sera, called “Instante Postmoderne” by Gianni Riotta. Milan, Italy: Editoriale Quotidiani, June 1990

Picture to illustrate article “Riciclo Vitale,” by Gianni Riotta, published in the Sunday supplement of Corriere Della Sera. Milan, Italy: RCS Editoriale Quotidiani, April 21, 1990

Picture published in Understanding Photographs, by Terry Barrett. Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1990

Picture published in De la Photographie comme un des beaux-arts, edited by Alain Sayag. Paris, France: Centre National de la Photographie, 1989

Photographers’ Dialogue, edited by Gail Roberts and Steven Caruthers. Boca Raton, Florida: SRI and Boca Raton Museum of Art, 1989

Juror’s Statement, by Les Krims, for “Alaska Positive” exhibition. Juneau, Alaska: Alaska State Museum, 1989

“Beginning at Home,” by A. D. Coleman, published in Satori. Tivoli, New York: Hands Off Press, 1989

“La Photographie dans L’Art de XXEMX Siecle,” by Alain Sayag, published in
Actualities des Arts Plastiques. Paris, France: Centre National de Documentation Pedagogique, 1989

Poetic Injury, the Surrealist Legacy in Postmodern Photography, the Alternative Museum, with essays by Rosalind Krauss, Suzanne Boettger, and Roger Denson. New York, New York: The New Museum, 1987

Fabrications, Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs, by Ann Hoy. New York, New York: Abbeville, 1987

The Naked Eye, Great Photographs of the Nude, selected and introduced by David Bailey, with text by Martin Harrison. London, England: Barrie & Jenkins, 1987

Photography, A Facet of Modernism, by Van Deren Coke. San Francisco, California: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1986

Photography As Performance, catalogue of exhibition. London, England: Photographer’s Gallery, 1986

Theatre des Realities, catalogue of exhibition. Metz, France: Metz pour
la Photographie, 1986

Masterpieces of Photography from the George Eastman House Collections, by Robert Sobieszek. New York, New York: Abbeville Press, 1985
1985. New York, New York: Esquire Associates, 1984, 1985.

Das Aktfoto. Munich, Germany: Munchner Stadtmuseum, 1985

Photo Japan, No, 16. Tokyo, Japan: Fukutake, 1985

A World History of Photography, by Naomi Rosenblum. New York, New York: Abbeville, 1984

Photographers, catalogue. Hong Kong, China: Hong Kong Arts Centre, 1984

La Photographie Creative, by Jean Claude Lemagny. Paris, France: Contrejour, 1984

AIPAD ‘84, catalogue for the Association of International Photography Art Dealers. New York, New York: AIPAD, 1984

The Making of a Collection, Photographs from the Minneapolis Museum of Art, by Carroll T. Hartwell. Millerton, New York: Aperture, 1984

Sign of Life, by Alfred Appel, Jr. New York, New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1984

Photographies No.6. Paris, France: Bibliotheque National, 1984

Devil/Paradis. Charleroi, Belgium: Thierry Tillier Publications, 1984

Particulars, catalogue of an exhibition. Rochester, New York: George Eastman House, 1983

American Photographer, offset edition print of a color picture from “Idiosyncratic Pictures,”called “A Rakes Revisionist Regress...” New York, New York: November, 1982

Idiosyncratic Pictures,” offset post card set version of original print portfolio
published in 1981, by Les Krims. Buffalo, New York: Les Krims, 1982

Zoom, No. 91, portfolio of photographs from “Idiosyncratic Pictures.” Paris, France: Summer, 1982

Connecticut Magazine, Vol. 45, No. 9. “The Bambi Complex,” by Geoffrey Gevalt. Fairfield, Connecticut: 1982

Selections from the Strauss Photography Collection, catalog. Denver, Colorado: Denver Art Museum, 1982

Zien Magazine, Vol 4, No. 1, article called “Staged Photo Events—The Frontiers of Meaning.” Rotterdam, Holland: Fall 1982

Camera Lucida, “The Offset Work of Les Krims: An Interpretive Critique,” by Terry Barrett. Sun Prairie, Wisconsin: 1982

Contemporary Photographs as Phantasy, catalog of an exhibition at Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara, California: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1982

Actualitie Des Arts Plastiques, an article called “La Photographie Tendances Recentes”, by Jean-Claud Lemagny. Paris, France: Centre National De Documentation • Pedagogique, 1981

Picture. Santa Fe Springs, California: Gardner/Fulmer Lithograph, 1981

Dialogue, The Ohio Arts Journal, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 36-37, “Les Krims: Idiosyncratic Pictures,” by Terry Barrett. Ohio: 1981

Autoportraits Photographiques. Paris, France: Centre George Pompidou, 1981

French PHOTO, a portfolio of new pictures. Paris, France: Fillipachi Publications, 1981

Twentieth Century Photographs, catalog. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Art Museum, The University of New Mexico, 1980

Acquisitions 1973-1980. Rochester, New York: George Eastman House, 1981

Photo Topics and Techniques. New York, New York: Amphoto, Watson-Guptill
Publications, 1980
American Photographs: 1970—1980. Seattle, Washington: The Washington Art Consortium, 1980

Idiosyncratic Pictures, an original print portfolio, in an edition of 35. Buffalo, New York: Les Krims, 1980

Photographic Surrealism. Cleveland, Ohio: The New Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1979

Modern Photography, Vol. 43, No. 3, “Currents: American Photography Today,” by Julia Scully, and Andy Grundberg. New York, New York: March 1979

Le Nouvel Observateur Special Photo, No.5. Paris, France: 1979

Printletter 18, Vol.3, No. 6, portfolio of prints. November/December 1978. Camera Magazine. Lucerne, Switzerland: September 1978

23 Directions, catalogue of exhibition. Liverpool, England: Walker Art Gallery, 1978

The Mother Book, by Liz Smith. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1978

Das Sofortbild Polaroid, catalog of exhibition at Aktionsbalerie. Bern, Switzerland: Der Lowe, 1977

Le Nouvel Observateur, Special Photo, No. 1/Hors Serie “Pieges a Temps,” article about E. J. Marey, Thomas Eakins, and Les Krims. Paris, France: 1977

Kunstforum International, Band 18, 4 Quartel, article “Aspekte eines Mediums, ”Germany 1976

Nueva Lente, Number 57, “Encuentro.” Madrid, Spain: November 1976

Artforum, “The Directorial Mode,” by A. D. Coleman. New York, New York: September 1976

Moneysworth, portfolio of prints published to accompany article “Are Hunters Skinning the Public.” New York, New York: December 1976

The Photography Catalogue. New York, New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1976

French Photo, portfolio of new work. Paris, France: November 1976

The New York Times, “Creating Photographs,” by Peggy Sealfon. New York, New York: Times Publishing, October 10, 1976

Camera 35, an article called “Violated Instants,” by A. D. Coleman. New York, New York: July 1976

Modern Photography, article “Pushing the Limits.” New York, New York: July 1976 Afterimage, Vol. 4, Nos. 1 & 2, publication of “multiple” (giveaway, self assembled book) by Les Krims, titled “Previews.” Rochester, New York: Visual Studies Workshop May/June 1976

The Human Image: Sociology and Photography, catalog of exhibition. Fredonia, New York: State University of New York, 1976

Oui Magazine. Chicago, Illinois: May 1976

Exposure, Journal of

public collections

S E L E C T E D C O L L E C T I O N S

The Hallmark Photographic Collection.                                                   The Macedonian Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki, Greece.
The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado.
The Elizabeth Collection, Rochester, New York.
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan.
Museum of Modern Art, Tessaloniki, Greece.
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France.
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France.
Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington.

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.                                            The Gary M. Hoffer ‘74 Memorial Photography Collection, Hamilton, New York.                                                                                           Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
The Polaroid Collection.
Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California.
Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas.
Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Centre National d’Art et de Culture George Pompidou Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France.                                                                    Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts.
Tokyo College of Photography, Tokyo, Japan.
Nassau Community College, New York.
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York.
Vassar College Art Library, Poughkeepsie, New York.
Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, New York.
Office of the Chief Architect, Port Authority of New York, New York, NY.
The Picker Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York.
The Charles Rand Penny Foundation.
Reva & David Logan Foundation.
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
St. Bonaventure University, Saint Bonaventure, New York.
Ben & Beatrice Goldstein Foundation.
Erie Community College North, Dry Memorial Library, New York.
Cultural Art Committee, SUNY at Alfred, Alfred, New York.
Catskill Art Society, Inc..
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The University of Kansas Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas.
State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York.
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
George Eastman House, Rochester, New York.
Musée de la photographie à Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium.
The Peter C. Bunnell Collection, Princeton University Art Musum.
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Exhibitions

Roger Ballen / Les Krims / Albert Londe / Joel-Peter Witkin
Patrick Bailly-Maître-Grand / Mathieu Bernard-Reymond / Gilles Desrozier / Les Krims / Chrystèle Lerisse / Rafael Navarro / Joel-Peter Witkin