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Exhibitions

Current & Upcoming
2017 Mando Museum, Mando, Denmark: "Between the Tides: Esther Bubley's Images of Mando (1954)" [description    image]
June 24 to October 22, 2017
2017 Silver Eye, Pittsburgh, PA: "Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania's People and Places" [description    image]
June 27 to August 19, 2017
2017 ArtStart, Rhinelander, WI: "Dissin's Guest House" [image]
August 26 to November 4, 2017
2017 American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy: "Framing the Mediterranean" [description    image]
October 12 to December 10, 2017

Past
2017 The 11th International Violet Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal [description   image]
February 16 and 17, 2017
2016 Jewish Museum Vienna, Vienna, Austria: "Stars of David" [description   image]
April 13 to October 2, 2016
2016 Triennale di Milano: "ROOMS. Novel living concepts" [description   image]
April 2 to September 12, 2016
2015‑2016 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC: "Esther Bubley" [description]
September 4, 2015 to January 17, 2016
2015 The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA: "The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100" [description]
February 28 to October 4, 2015
2015 The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC: "American Moments: Photographs from The Phillips Collection" [description, video]
June 6 to September 13, 2015
2014‑2015 The Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL: "Copia: New Photographs in the Harn Permanent Collection" [description]
December 16, 2014 to June 28, 2015
2013‑2014 The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA: "Women, War, and Industry"
2012 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN: "About Change: MCAD Alumni and Acts of Transformation"
2011 National Arts Club, New York, NY: "Esther Bubley: Selected Photographs" (solo)
2011 Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN: "Esther Bubley: On Assignment" (solo)
2010‑2011 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY: "Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography"
2010‑2011 Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA: "Introducing America to Americans: FSA Photography"
2010‑2011 Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT: "Kid Kulture"
2010 Joie de Livres Gallery, Salisbury, CT: "Esther Bubley" (solo)
2010 Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX: "Masterworks of American Photography: Popular Culture"
2010 Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY: "Jazz at First Sight: The Art of David Stone Martin"
2010 Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY: "Children of Summer"
2010 New York Public Library, New York, NY: "Recollection: Thirty Years of Photography at The New York Public Library"
2010 Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, GA: "New York in the 1940's: Photographs by Berenice Abbott, Esther Bubley, Sy Kattelson, Rebecca Lepkoff, Ruth Orkin and Harold Roth"
2009‑2010 Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh, PA: "Icons of American Photography"
2009‑2010 The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA: "Digital to Daguerreotype: Photographs of People"
2009 Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY: "Fall Review"
2009 Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh, PA: "Children's Hospital 1951: Photographs by Esther Bubley" (solo)
2008 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC: "Chance Encounters: Photographs from the Collection of Norman Carr and Carolyn Kinder Carr"
2008 The Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV: "American Spirit: The A.G. Edwards/Wachovia Securities Collection"
2007 Lyceum Gallery, Riverhead, NY: "Esther Bubley: American Photojournalist" (solo)
2007 Calouste Gulbenkian Fondation, Lisbon, Portugal: "INGENUITY Photography and Engineering 1846-2006"
2007 Monroe Gallery, Santa Fe, NM: "Women Who Shot the 20th Century"
2007 Cartier Foundation, Paris, France: "Rock n' Roll 1939-59"
2006‑2007 Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY: "Looking Back from Ground Zero: Images from the Brooklyn Museum Collection"
2006 Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA: "Breaking the Frame: Pioneering Women in Photojournalism"
2006 Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA: "Women Artists: Selections from the Corporate Collection of A. G. Edwards & Sons, Inc."
2006 Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY: "The Beach"
2006 Snite Museum of Art, Southbend, IN: "New Photographs: Selections from the Permanent Collection"
2005‑2006 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA: "Witness to the Fifties: Selections from the Pittsburgh Photographic Library, 1950 to 1953"
2005 Central Park Conservancy, New York, NY: "Picturing the Park"
2005 Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY: "summertime is children's time..."
2005 Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, France: "Dedans - Dehors: Le Portugal en Photographies". Travel venues: C.G.D. Art Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
2005 Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY: "Esther Bubley: On Assignment" (solo)
2005 University of Louisville, Louisville, KY "Esther Bubley: American Photojournalist" (solo)
2005 Paul Paletti Gallery, Louisville, KY: "High Standards: Esther Bubley Photos from the Standard Oil Collection" (solo)
2003 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH: "America As It Was: The Photojournalism of Esther Bubley" (solo)
2003 Gallery 292, New York, NY: "Esther Bubley . . .And leave the driving to us" (solo)
2003 Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA: "Esther Bubley: American Photojournalist" (solo)
2003 Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY: "Celebrating Central Park, 1853-2003"
2002 Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY: "John Cohen and Other Musicians"
2002 Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, NV: "Railroads and Photography: 150 Years of Great Images". Organized by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art.
2001 UBS/PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York, NY and on tour: "Esther Bubley: American Photojournalist" (solo)
2001 Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA: "Esther Bubley: American Photojournalist" (solo)
2000 Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia, PA: "Sitting Pretty: Photographs from the Marianne Moore Collection"
1999 Wichita Art Museum: "Defining Eye: Women Photographers of the Twentieth Century"
1999 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY: "The American Century: Art & Culture 1900 - 1950"
1999 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC and on tour: "Propaganda & Dreams, Photographing the 1930s in the USSR and the US"
1998 Keith DeLellis Gallery, New York, NY: "Motherhood"
1998 New York Public Library, New York, NY: "Eight Million Stories: Twentieth-century New York Life in Prints and Photographs from The New York Public Library"
1998 Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA "Childhood: 19th and 20th Century Vintage Photographs"
1997 Paine Webber Gallery, New York, NY: "Beaux Arts New York"
1997 St. Louis Art Museum: "Defining Eye: Women Photographers of the Twentieth Century"
1996 The New York Public Library, and on tour: "A History of Women Photographers", New York, NY
1995 Phillips Collection, Washington, DC (solo)
1995 Library of Congress, Washington, DC and on tour: "Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers and Broadcasters During World War II"
1995 Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey
1994 Art Institute of Chicago: "The Reckless Moment"
1994 Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY
1993 Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY
1992 Art Institute of Chicago
1992 Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design (2 shows), New York, NY
1991 Minnesota University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (solo)
1990 Art Institute of Chicago
1990 Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY
1990 Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1990 University at Buffalo, State University of New York: "Esther Bubley on Assignment, Photographs Since 1939" (solo)
1989 Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1989 Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY
1988 Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY (solo)
1988 Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC
1988 Library of Congress, Washington, DC and on tour: "Documenting America"
1987 Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY
1984 Ledel Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1984 International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1983 Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas: "Out of the Forties"
1983 Brooklyn Museum of Art, "The Great East River Bridge", Brooklyn, NY
1981 National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
1981 Museum of Modern Art: "American Children"
1976 International Center of Photography, New York, NY and Rochester, NY
1976 Eastman Kodak Gallery, New York, NY
1974 Federal Hall, New York, NY (solo)
1973 Federal Hall, New York, NY (solo)
1966 Eastman Kodak Gallery, Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY (solo)
1965 Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, and on tour: "Profiles of Poverty"
1963 Greenberger's Department Store, Morristown, New Jersey (solo)
1962 Unitarian Fellowship, Morristown, New Jersey (solo)
1961 Duluth Public Library, Duluth, Minnesota (solo)
1961 Wisconsin Historical Society, Superior, Wisconsin (solo)
1960 Berkshire Playhouse, Stockbridge, Massachusetts (solo)
1960 Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Photography in the Fine Arts" [view images]
1959 First Federal Savings Bank, New York, NY (solo)
1958 East River Savings Bank, New York, NY (solo)
1958 New York Public Library, St. Luke's branch, New York, NY (solo)
1957 Westchester Art Society
1956 Limelight Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1956 First Federal Savings Bank, New York, NY (solo)
1956 Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1955 Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1955 Museum of Modern Art: "Family of Man" curated by Edward Steichen [view images]
1953 Grace Church Guild Hall, Brooklyn, NY
1952 Museum of Modern Art: "Diogenes With a Camera" curated by Edward Steichen
1950 Dallas Museum of Art
1948 Museum of Modern Art: "In and Out of Focus" curated by Edward Steichen