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b. France, 1958

  • EDUCATION

      • MA in Russian Studies, Sorbonne, Paris France
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    • 2016

      • Lise Sarfati, Oh Man, CAMERA - Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Torino, Italy
    • 2014

      • Lise Sarfati, Post-Factum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2012

      • Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Lise Sarfati, She, Brancolini Grimaldi, London, UK
      • Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
      • Lise Sarfati, She, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    • 2011

      • Lise Sarfati: La Vie Nouvelle – The New Life, Magnum Gallery, Paris, France
    • 2009

      • Austin – Texas, Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden
      • Lise Sarfati – Austin, Texas, Brancolini Grimaldi Galleria Roma, Italy
    • 2008

      • Rough, Cold and Close: A Russian Poem, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Lise Sarfati – Recent Works, Le loft Sévigné, Paris, France
      • Lise Sarfati – Austin, Texas - Fashion Magazine, Maison Rouge, Paris, France
      • Lise Sarfati, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy
      • The New Life, Centre National de l’Audiovisuel, Dudelange, Luxembourg
      • The New Life, Center of Contemporary Art “Vinzavod” for the Seventh International Month of Photography “Photobiennale,” Moscow, Russia
    • 2007

      • The New Life, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
      • The New Life, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
    • 2006

      • The New Life, Lise Sarfati, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
      • La Vie Nouvelle: Lise Sarfati, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France
      • The New Life, University of California Riverside Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
      • Lise Sarfati Retrospective, Nicolaj Center of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 2005

      • Lise Sarfati: The New Life, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Lise Sarfati, American Series, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK
      • La Vie Nouvelle, Museo San Telmo, San Sebastian, Spain
    • 2004

      • Lise Sarfati Retrospective: Russian Series, The New Life, Domus Artium Centro del Arte, Salamanca, Spain
    • 2002

      • Lise Sarfati, Post Factum, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France
      • Lise Sarfati, Russian Series, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
    • 1997

      • Lise Sarfati, Musée Nicéphore Niepce, Chalon-sur-Saone, France
    • 1996

      • Lise Sarfati, Prix Niepce, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2016

      • The Female Gaze, Photo Vogue Festival 2016, Milan, Italy
      • The expert eye, Contemporary photography, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône, France
    • 2014

      • Ri-conoscere Michelangelo Galleria dell’Accademia, Firenze, Italy
    • 2013

      • About Face: Contemporary Portraiture, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
    • 2012

      • The New Life: Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2010

      • Disquieting Images: Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
      • She: In Her Teens and Twenties, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, CA
      • Les Jeunes Deauvillaises, Club 2010, commission work of the city of Deauville, France
      • Never Just Looking, Forum für Fotografie, Koln, Germany
      • Never Just Looking, Magnum Gallery, Paris, France
    • 2009

      • Weird Beauty, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
      • Picturing Modernity, SF Moma, San Francisco, CA
      • Staff Picks, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    • 2008

      • The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art, CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
      • MAGNUM Photos 60 Years, Stedelijk Museum Post CS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
      • Réfléchir le monde, La Centrale Electrique, European Center for Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
    • 2007

      • June Bride, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Easy Rider, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
      • On the Wall: Aperture Magazine ’05–’06, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY
      • Euro Visions, Les nouveux européens par douze photographes de Magnum, Musées royaux des beaux arts de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
      • The World of Today in 20 Photography Books, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain
      • Women of Many Faces, Isabelle Huppert, Fotomuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands; Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Turin, Italy
    • 2006

      • Euro Visions, The New EU Member States Through the Eyes of 10 Magnum Photographers, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
      • Isabelle Huppert, Women of Many Faces, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY; Gallery C/O Berlin, Germany; Botanic Garden, Madrid, Spain; Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan; Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, France; Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary; Zamec, Warsaw, Poland
    • 2005

      • Euro Visions, Les nouveaux européens par dix photographes de Magnum, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
      • Magna Brava, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
    • 2004

      • Lise Sarfati, Domus Artium, Centro del Arte, Salamanca, Spain
    • 2003

      • Regard Rebelle : Une Exposition de 35 Photographes, Galerie du Centre Iris, Paris, France
    • 2001

      • Oublier l’exposition, Fondation Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • FILM

    • 1995

      • C’est moi, C’est Roger. Dir. Roger Ikhlef. Lise Sarfati, Dir. of photography. Art 7 Films, 1995.
  • GRANTS AND AWARDS

    • 1996

      • Prix Niepce, Paris, France
      • Infinity Award for photojournalism, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
      • Villa Médicis Hors les Murs
    • 1995

      • FIACRE Ministère de la Culture, Paris, France
    • 1994

      • Prime à la qualité, Centre National du Cinema, Paris, France
  • COLLECTIONS

      • Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
      • Bouwfonds Kunststichting, The Netherlands
      • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
      • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Paris, France
      • Collection Michael Wilson, London, UK
      • De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
      • Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain
      • Fondation ABN AMRO pour la Photographie, Paris, France
      • Fond National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
      • Fundación Enrique Ordóñez, Spain
      • Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, TX
      • The Lhoist Group, Limelette, Belgium
      • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, LA
      • Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
      • Musée National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
      • Musée Nicéphore Niepce Chalon-sur-Saône, France
      • Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
      • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
      • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
      • Pier 24, San Francisco, CA
      • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
      • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    • 2016

      • “Seven Seminal Images by Lise Sarfati.” Hunger TV 20 June 2016
      • Sarfati, Lise. “Oh Man.” STEIDL February 2016
    • 2012

      • Dykstra, Jean. “Lise Sarfati: On Hollywood. Yossi Milo Gallery” Photograph Mag Online 9 October 2012
      • “Critic’s picks, Lise Sarfati.” Time Out, New York 13-19 September 2012
      • Siegel, Miranda. “Lise Sarfati.” New York Magazine 10 September 2012
      • “Short List: Lise Sarfati.” The New Yorker 10 September 2012
      • Shaheen, Suzanne. “Lise Sarfati on the Margins of Hollywood.” The New Yorker, Photo Booth 7 September 2012
      • Boemio, Camilla. “Lise Sarfati, She.” Landscape Stories August 2012
      • Coburn, Daniel W. “She [Review].” Fraction Magazine July 2012
      • “Viewfinder: Lise Sarfati.” W Magazine June 2012
      • “Lise Sarfati talks to Elizabeth Avedon.” Le Journal de la Photographie 26 April 2012
      • “Interview of Lise Sarfati by François Adragna.” American Suburb X April 2012
      • Sarfati, Lise. “Exposures: ‘On Hollywood.’” The New York Times 24 March 2012
      • Lunn, Christophe. “Exhibition: Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood.” Le Journal de la Photographie 28 February 2012
      • Celii, Alana. “Lise Sarfati.” Time: LightBox 27 February 2012
      • “Lise Sarfati at Rose Gallery.” The Huffington Post 22 February 2012
      • Wrigley, Tish. “Who, What, Why | Lise Sarfati: She.” AnOther 8 February 2012
      • O’Hagan, Sean. “Lise Sarfati [Review].” The Guardian 3 February 2012
      • “Lise Sarfati Q&A.” The Telegraph 1 February 2012
      • Jobey, Liz. “Lise Sarfati: Women on the Verge.” FT Magazine 27 January 2012
    • 2011

      • Wender, Jessie. “Lise Sarfati’s ‘She’: Portraits of Four Women.” The New Yorker 31 October 2011
      • “Interview: Lise Sarfati – The New Life.” American Suburb X March 2011
    • 2010

      • Sarfati, Lise. Immaculate Steidl Mack 2010
      • Nilsson, Jenny Maria. “Mode & Moral.” Fotografisk Tidskrift #4 2010
      • “Lise Sarfati Book Signing.” Le Journal de la Photographie 15 December 2012
      • Meda, Maria Grazia. “Lise Sarfati.” Vogue Italia 16 December 2010
    • 2009

      • Phillips, Sandra S. “Lise Sarfati, She.” Aperture Magazine #149 Spring 2009
    • 2008

      • “Lise Sarfati: Austin, Texas. Fashion Magazine Magnum, 2008.
      • Pearse, Emma. “Girls on Film.” Manhattan September/October 2008
    • 2007

      • American Photography 23 November 2007.
      • “Lise Sarfati ~ La Vie Nouvelle.” Foam Magazine Spring 2007.
      • “L’Apprentissage du Monde….” IMAGES Magazine #22 May - June 2007.
      • Pantall, Colin. “Lise Sarfati: Mother and Daughter.” Gomma Spring and Summer 2007.
    • 2006

      • Bo, Li. “Gallery: The Foreland of Photography Market.” Chinese Photography July 2006.
      • Robertson, Rebecca. “Lise Sarfati [Review].” Art News March 2006: 138-9.
      • Grafik, Clare. “Pausing to Hold and Breathe.” NextLevel #10 2006.
    • 2005

      • Sarfati, Lise. The New Life: La Vie Nouvelle. Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 2005.
      • Euro Visions. Centre Georges Pompidou Exhibitions Catalogue. Steidl, London 2005.
      • Cardella, Avis. “Growing Pains.” Photo-Eye Fall 2005: cover, 6-7.
      • Cotton, Charlotte. “Lise Sarfati: Recent Work.” Aperture Fall 2005: cover, 52-65.
      • Oudiz, Barbara. “Interview with Lise Sarfati.” Eyemazing Fall 2005.
      • Johnson, Ken. The New York Times 13-19 November.
      • Aletti, Vince. The Village Voice 9-15 November 2005.
      • Golden, Michael. “Young and Restless.” PDN November 2005.
      • The New York Sun 2 November 2005.
      • Modern Painters October 2005.
      • The New Yorker 31 October 2005.
      • Hinde, Laura. “Lise Sarfati: The American Series.” Hotshoe June/July 2005: 70-71.
      • Salter, Kim. “That Awkward Age.” The Sunday Telegraph Magazine 29 May 2005.
      • Medvedkova, Olga. NextLevel Edition 1 Volume 4 2005.
    • 2004

      • Sarfati, Lise. Lise Sarfati. Spain: Edition Universidad Salamanca, 2004.
    • 2001

      • Sarfati, Lise. Manger Eat. New Zealand: Corromandel, 2001.
    • 2000

      • Sarfati, Lise. Acta Est. London: Phaidon, 2000.
    • 1999

      • Sarfati, Lise, et. al. Magna Brava: Magnum’s Women Photographers. Prestel: London, 1999.