James Welling

Born 1951
Hometown Hartford, CT
Lives and Works Los Angeles, CA
MFA/BFA, California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA, 1974
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1971

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

David Zwirner, New York, NY
Donald Young, Chicago, IL
Galerie Nächst St. Stephan / Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria
Gallerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France
Maureen Paley, London, England
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA

James Welling pushes the limits of photography with his continued exploration of the medium. Since the mid 1970’s he has explored photographic representation using an exhaustive range of photographic technologies and processes. Welling has created traditional gelatin silver prints, chromogenic prints, Polaroids, and digital pigment prints using cameras ranging from an 8 x 10 view camera to a digital point and shoot. In his recent photograms, he has used no camera at all.

Welling's work has been exhibited internationally at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, the Pompidou Center in Paris, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among many others. He was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial and in Documenta IX in 1992.

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