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Lynn Davis

Lynn Davis was born in Minneapolis in 1944. She studied at the University of Colorado, and became Berenice Abbott’s apprentice in the summer of 1974. She lives and works in New York.


The Buhl Collection, New York
The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
Citibank, London
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Fisher Landau Collection, New York
FNAC Photography Galleries, Paris
J. Paul Getty Museum, Santa Monica, California
Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City, Missouri
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
International Center of Photography, New York
Ralph Lauren Collection, New York
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis
MuseoNacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
New Orleans Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
The Saint Louis Art Museum
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Solo exhibitions


Bernheimer Fine Old Masters, Munich, India, Persia, China


Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Lynn Davis
Rubin Museum of Art, New York, Illumination
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY, Parallel Passages
Thirteen Vanak Gallery, Tehran, Frozen History
Mark McDonald, Hudson, NY, Iconic


Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, Fata Morgana
Nicole Fiacco Gallery, Hudson, Parallel Passages
Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, Monument
GalerieKarstenGreve, Cologne, Ancient Persia
GalerieKarstenGreve, Paris, Ancient Persia


Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, Water
Camerawork, Berlin, Lynn Davis: Photographien
GalerieKarstenGreve, St. Moritz, Ice

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