Presentation

Lise Sarfati is a photographic artist living between Paris and Los Angeles.

Lise Sarfati 's Solo exhibitions have been held in Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA, Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Turino, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, FOAM, Amsterdam, Centro Del Arte Domus Artium, Salamanca, Nicolaj Center of Contemporary Art, Kopenhagen, among others.

Lise Sarfati has participated in group exhibitions including SFMOMA, San Francisco, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Triennale di Milano, MoMA PS1, New York, International Center of Photography, New York, Huis Marseille,  Amsterdam.

Her work is represented in prominent public and private collections among them LACMA, SFMOMA, De Young Museum, San Francisco, Pier 24, San Francisco, Brooklyn Museum, NY, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, MO, Bibilothèque Nationale de France, Paris, Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Châlon sur Saône.

Lise Sarfati received  awards as the Prix Niépce, Paris, 1996 and Infinity Award of International Center of Photography, 1996, has been nominated for Deutche Borse Prize, 2010 and for Price Pictet, 2015.

Biography

FELLOWSHIPS & PRIZES

Oh Man, Lise Sarfati, Nominated For Pictet Prize, 2015

“Austin, Texas”, exhi­bi­tion at Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden Nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, 2010

Prix Niépce, Paris, France, 1996

Infinity Award, International Center of Photography, New York, USA, 1996

Villa Médicis Hors les Murs, Paris, France, 1996

FIACRE, Ministère de la Culture, Paris, France, 1995

Prime à la qual­ité, “C’est moi, c’est Roger”, Centre National du Cinéma, Paris, France, 1994

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Aipad, New York, USA, La Galerie Particulière, “Lise Sarfati, Oh Man”, March 30-April 2, 2017

Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Turino, Italy, “Lise Sarfati, Oh Man”, January 27-March 13, 2016

Los Angeles County Museum of Art LACMA, “Lise Sarfati, Post-Factum”, December 7, 2013-April 27, 2014

Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA, “Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood”, September 6-October 13, 2012

Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery London, UK, “Lise Sarfati, She”, February 2-March 17, 2012

Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA, “Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood”, February 25-March 26, 2012

Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA, “Lise Sarfati, She”, April 2-May 8, 2012

Magnum Gallery, Paris, France, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, March 17-April 30, 2011

Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden, “Lise Sarfati, Austin, Texas”, September 4-October 18, 2009

Brancolini Grimaldi Galleria, Roma, Italy, “Lise Sarfati, Austin, Texas”, May 8-June 14, 2009

Le loft Sévigné Paris, France, “Lise Sarfati, Recent works”, November 9 – 16, 2008

Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA, “Rough, Cold and Close: A Russian Poem”, October 24-November 29, 2008

Maison Rouge, Paris, France, “Lise Sarfati, Austin, Texas”, October 7, 2008

Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milano, Italy, “Lise Sarfati”, September 6-October 19, 2008

Centre National de l’Audiovisuel, Dudelange, Luxembourg, “The New Life”, June 25-August 31, 2008

Center of Contemporary Art Vinzavod, 7th International Month of Photography Photobiennale, Moscow, Russia, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, March 21-April 27, 2008

FOAM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, May 25-July 8, 2007

Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, September 1-November 10, 2007

UC Riverside, California Museum of Photography, USA, “The New Life”, August 5-October 7, 2006

Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, July 7-September 19, 2006

Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA, “The New Life”, April 1-May 30, 2006

Nicolaj Center of Contemporary Art, Kopenhagen, Danemark, “Lise Sarfati Retrospective”, January 27-March 28, 2006

Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, October 20-November 26, 2005

Museo de San Telmo, San Sebastien, Spain, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, September 16-October 16, 2005

The Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK, “Lise Sarfati American Series”, June 16-July 31, 2005

Domus Artium Centro del Arte, Salamanca, Spain, “Lise Sarfati”, October 16-December 5, 2004

Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France, “Lise Sarfati”, January 23-April 7, 2002

Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France, “Lise Sarfati, Post Factum”, July 2002

Musée Nicéphore Niépce, “Lise Sarfati, Prix Niépce”, Chalon-sur-Saône, France, November 29-February 2, 1997

Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France, “Lise Sarfati, Prix Niépce”, September 17-October 21, 1996

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “He/She/They”, October 1- November 30, 2016

Photo Vogue Italia Festival, Milano, Italy, The Female Gaze, November 22-November 26, 2016 

Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, “Both Sides of Sunset”, October 24-December 19, 2015

Galleria dell’Accademia, Firenze, “Ri-conoscere Michelangelo”, February 18-May 18, 2014

Rose Gallery, Paris-Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, “Lise Sarfati, She”, November 14 – 17, 2013

Rose Gallery, Paris-Photo, Paramount Pictures Studio, Los Angeles, “Lise Sarfati, She”, April 26 – 28, 2013

Rose Gallery, Pulse Miami Art Fair, “Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood”, December 6 – 9, 2012

Yossi Milo Gallery, Pulse Miami Art Fair, “Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood”, December 6 – 9, 2012

Rose Gallery, Paris-Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, “Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood”, November 10 – 13, 2012

Yossi Milo Gallery, Aipad, Pier 94, New York, USA “Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood”, March 29, 2012

Yossi Milo Gallery, Opening of the New Gallery of Yossi Milo, “Lise Sarfati, The New Life”, February 16, 2012

Yossi Milo Gallery, Pulse Miami, “Lise Sarfati, She”, December 2 – 5, 2010

Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, Pulse Miami, “Lise Sarfati, She”, December 2 – 5, 2010

Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, Paris-Photo, “Lise Sarfati, She”, November 17 – 21, 2010

Triennale di Milano, “Disquieting Images”, curated by Germano Celant and Melissa Harris, October 19-January 9, 2010

University Art Gallery at San Diego State University, CA, “She: In Her Teens and Twenties”, September 20-December 4, 2011

Club 2010, “Les Jeunes Deauvillaises”, Deauville, France, October 30-November 30, 2011

Forum für Fotografie, Köln, Germany, “Never Just Looking”, curated by Thomas Zander and Valerie Fougeirol, September 4-October 17, 2011

Magnum Gallery, Paris, France, “Never Just Looking”, curated by Thomas Zander, May 22-July 30, 2011

Magnum Gallery, Paris, France, “Selected Works”, January 5-February 2, 2011

SF MoMA, “Picturing Modernity”, San Francisco, CA, USA, September 12-December 20, 2009

Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA, “Staff Picks”, October 10-December 10, 2009

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China, “Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, June 19-July, 2009

International Center of Photography ICP, New York, “Weird Beauty”, curated by Carol Squiers and Vince Aletti, January 16-May 3, 2009

CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel, Museum of Art, Annandale on Hudson, New York, USA, “The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art”, September 27-February 1, 2009

La Centrale Electrique, European Center for Contemporary Art, Bruxelles, Belgium, “Réfléchir le monde”, October 15-January 11, 2009

Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, USA, “Easy Rider”, July 11-September 8, 2007

Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA, “June Bride”, June 7-August 17, 2007

Fotomuseum Der Haag, The Netherlands, “Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, April 7-June 17, 2007

Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Turin, Italy, “Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, December 6-March 3, 2007

Musée Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles, Belgique, “Euro Visions” March 8-July 1, 2007

Christie’s New York, lec­ture with col­lec­tors, jour­nal­ists and cura­tors, panel dis­cus­sion with Lise Sarfati, Mitch Epstein and Susan Bright, Moderator, “The American Landscape”, October 2, 2009

Christie’s New York, “The American Landscape: Color Photographs, from the Collection of Bruce and Nancy Berman”, October 7, 2009

MoMA PS1, Long Island City, USA, “Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, October 30-December 5, 2006

Gallery C/O, Berlin, Germany, “Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, March 1-April 30, 2006

Botanic Garden, Madrid, Spain,“Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, 2006

Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, “Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, July 1-August 8, 2006

Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, France, “Women of Many Faces: Isabelle Huppert”, February 4 – 25, 2006

Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary, “Euro-visions”, June 9-August 30, 2006

Zamec, Warsaw, Poland, “Euro Visions”, October 9-November 26, 2006

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, “Euro Visions”, September 14-October 17, 2005

Fondation Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, “Oublier l’exposition”, 2001

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, USA

SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA, USA

De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA

Pier 24, San francisco, CA, USA

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA, USA

Bruce and Nancy Berman Collection, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA

Harry Ransom Center. University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, MO, USA

Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

Musée Nicephore Niepce, Chalon-sur-Saône, France

Fondation Neuflize Vie, Paris, France

Bouwfonds Kunststichting, Netherlands

Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain

Fondation Enrique ORDÓÑEZ, Spain

Wilson Centre for Photography, London, UK

Lhoist, Belgium

 

 

MONOGRAPHY

Oh Man, essay by David Campany, Steidl 2017
She
, essay by Quentin Bajac, Twin Palms Publishers 2012

She, Clamshell edition with print, Twin Palms Publishers 2012

Austin,Texas, essay by Quentin Bajac, Conversation Azzedine Alaïa, Rick Owens, Carla Sozzani, Magnum Photos, 2008

Austin, Texas, Clamshell edition with print 2008

The New Life / La Vie Nouvelle, Essay Olga Medvedkova, Twin Palms Publishers, 2005

The New Life / La Vie Nouvelle, Clamshell edition with print, Twin Palms Publishers 2005

Lise Sarfati, Catalog Exhibition DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain, 2004 and Nicolaj Comtemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, 2006.

Essays by Olga Medvedkova, Javier Panera. Published by Fundacion Salamanca Cuidad de Cultura 2004

Acta Est, Phaidon 2000. Essay by Olga Medvedkova, French Edition, English Edition


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