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William Wegman

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Holyoke, Massachusetts

Birth year

Lives in
New York

Works in
New York

Current Exhibitions and Events
Apr, 2016 William Wegman: New and Used Furniture 1972 - 2015
Marc Selwyn Fine Art

William Wegman is an American artist best known for creating series of compositions involving dogs, primarily his own Weimaraners in various costumes and poses.

While teaching at California State University, Long Beach, he acquired the first and most famous of the dogs he photographed, a Weimaraner he named Man Ray (after the artist and photographer). Man Ray later became so popular that the Village Voice named him "Man of the Year" in 1982. His photos are held in permanent collections of the Hammer Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. His photos and videos have also been a popular success, and have appeared in books, advertisements, films, as well as on television programs like Sesame Street and Saturday Night Live.

The Brooklyn Museum explored 40 years of Wegman’s work in all media in the 2006 retrospective William Wegman: Funney/Strange. The exhibition also ran at the Wexner Center for the Arts in 2007.


Recent Exhibits

William Wegman participated in these exhibits:

Mar, 2016 William Wegman: Postcard Paintings
Sperone Westwater
Oct, 2015 Artists Including Me: William Wegman
San Jose Museum of Art
Oct, 2015 Photo 15
Milk Studios
May, 2015 In Focus: Animalia
Getty Center Los Angeles
Jan, 2015 Self: Portraits of Artists in their Absence
National Academy Museum
Jan, 2015 Signs / Words
Sperone Westwater
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Marc Selwyn Fine Art Sperone Westwater
San Jose Museum of Art Milk Studios
Getty Center Los Angeles National Academy Museum
The Honolulu Museum of Art Senior & Shopmaker Gallery
Pace Gallery - 57th St. Fred Torres Gallery
Blanton Museum of Art Scott Nichols Gallery
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Beck Building) MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
Mixed Greens Gallery Pavel Zoubok Gallery
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea Craig F. Starr Gallery
Ikkan Art Gallery Peabody Essex Museum
Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago MA GALERIE - Samuel Le Paire
The Metropolitan Museum of Art South London Gallery
Gagosian Gallery - 980 Madison Ave. Russell Bowman Art Advisory
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Houston Center for Photography
GRAPHICSTUDIO | Institute for Research in Art Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum
Salon 94 Freemans Andrew Kreps Gallery @ 537 W. 22nd
Metro Pictures Galerie Micheline Szwajcer
Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Tampa Museum of Art Pomona College Museum of Art
Las Cruces Museum of Art Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)
Guild Hall Carl Hammer Gallery
Monroe Gallery of Photography Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen
Arena 1 Gallery Michael Rosenthal Gallery
Samson Projects Jen Bekman
Thomas Solomon Gallery A.M. Richard Fine Art
Beck & Eggeling One Hudson Square
Splashlight Studios, SOHO Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery
Zieher Smith & Horton MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) at Grand Ave.
Jack Shainman Gallery 20th Street White Columns
Lower East Side Printshop, Inc. Centre Pompidou
SF Camerawork MOCA Pacific Design Center
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Smashbox Studios
Exit Art, SoHo
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