Don McCullin

Born in St Pancras, London, 1935

Lives and works in Somerset, UK

1948 Hammersmith School of Arts and Crafts and Buildings
1954-56 Military service in RAF

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Looking East, Galerie Folia, Paris, France

2016
Looking Beyond the Edge, Église Sainte-Anne, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France
Don McCullin: Photo London Master of Photography 2016, Photo London, Somerset House, UK

2015
Eighty, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK
ARTIST ROOMS, Don McCullin, Shetland Museum & Archives and Bonhoga Gallery, Lerwick, Shetland, UK
The Observer Observed, Holburne Museum, Bath, UK

2013
Visa Pour L’Image, International festival of photojournalism, Perpignan, France
Don McCullin: A Retrospective, National Gallery Canada, Ottawa, Canada

2012
Don McCullin: The Impossible Peace, From War Photographs to Landscapes, 1958-2011, Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Shaped by War, Imperial War Museum, London, UK

2011
Don McCullin, Tate Britain – Display, Tate Britain, London, UK
Don McCullin – Platinum, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK

2009-2010
Don McCullin – The Impossible Peace: Retrospective 1958-2008, C/O Berlin Museum, Germany
Don McCullin: In England, National Media Museum, Brighton, UK
Shaped by War, Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, UK
Shaped by War, Victoria Gallery, Bath, UK

2007
Canal Isabel II Museum, Madrid, Spain
Faith And Church: Portraits By Don McCullin, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2006
Africa: In Light and Shadow at the Atelier de Mecanique, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France

2004
Don McCullin: Retrospective, Rome International Festival, Mercati di Traiano, Rome, Italy

2002
Don McCullin, Retrospective, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2001
Cold Heaven: Don McCullin on Aids in Africa, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Cold Heaven: Don McCullin on Aids in Africa, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY
Don McCullin, Photographies 1961-2001, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

1999
Don McCullin, Images des ténèbres, Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

1998
Don McCullin: Sleeping With Ghosts, Barbican, London, UK

1994
Don McCullin: Sleeping With Ghosts, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy

1993
Centre National de la Photographie (CNP), Paris, France

1992
Don McCullin – Le Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse, France
Don McCullin – Retrospektive – Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, Germany
Retrospective, at the Palais de l’Archevêché, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France

1981
Hearts of Darkness: Photographs by Don McCullin, ICP – International Center of Photography, Nueva York, NY

1980
Retrospective, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

1979
Don McCullin: The Palestinians – Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

Group Exhibitions

2016
Something For Everyone, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK

2015
Conflict, Time, Photography, Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection, National Media Museum, Bradford
Blow-Up, Antonionis Filmklassiker und die Fotografie, C/O Berlin, Berlin

2014
Conflict, Time, Photography, Tate Modern, London
A selection from the Permanent Collection, Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visual Arts, Marrakech, Morocco
A occhi aperti, Reggia di Venaria, Venaria Reale, TO
Masterworks An Exhibition Of Works By Modern Masters Of Photography, Hamiltons Gallery, London

2013
Decisive Moments, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
Images Of Armed Conflict And Its Aftermath, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Nueva York, NY War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2012
War/photography: Images Of Armed Conflict And Its Aftermath, MFAH Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Manifesta 9, Koolmijn van Waterschei-Genk, Genk
Guerra Y Paz: Una Visión Personal – Museo San Telmo, San Sebastián
Art of Arrangement, Holburne Museum, Bath, Somerset
The Sunday Times Magazine 50th Anniversary, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2011
Nothing in the World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent
Moments of our Time, Atlas Gallery, London, UK

2010
Autour de l’extreme, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

2009
Something for Everyone, Hamiltons Gallery, London

2008
Brighton Photo Biennial 2008, University of Brighton, Brighton
Gallery Selections, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK
Polka Magazine (#2) – Polka Galerie, Paris

2007
Contact/s:30, The Art of Photojournalism, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW

2006
Antonioni’s Blow-Up, The Photographers’ Gallery, London

2005
Selektion # 1 – Gruppenaustellung – Galerie F5,6 für Fotografie, Munchen

2004
Art & the 60’s: This was Tomorrow – Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham Killer Shots: A Photographic Response To War – SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2003
Killer Shots: A Photographic Response to War – Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Les choix dCB – Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris

1998
Young Meteors – British Photojournalism 1957 – 65, National Media Museum, Bradford, UK

1996
Capolavori di fotografia della Fondazione Select. Gli anni ’70 – CACT Centro d´Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona

1986 Human Interest, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK

Awards and Grants

2015
Honorary Degree (Doctor of Arts), Bath Spa University, UK

2008
Honorary Doctorate of Letters, University of Gloucestershire

2007
Royal Photographic Society Centenary medal

2006
Cornell Capa Infinitiy Award for ‘distinguished achievement in photography’,

2001
Honorary Degree (Doctor of Arts), University of Bath, UK

1999
Kaiser Foundation Award

1994
Honorary Degree from Open University

1993
Erich Salomon Prize for ‘Outstanding use of photograogy in the press’, by German Society of Photography

1993
Award CBE

1993
Doctor Honoris Causa, Bradford University

1978
Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society, UK

1965
World Press Photo Premier award for reports in Cyprus

1961
British Press Award

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