Chronologie

1942
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland
1970
Moves to the United States with wife Elizabeth, and begins shooting photos, mostly as a hobby
1975
Grammy Award for the photography on the cover of the Mason Profitt album “Come and Gone”
1976
Moves to New York, and starts his first job for Vogue magazine
1980
ANDY award, Best Editorial Photography
1983
ANDY award, Best Advertising Photography
1989
ANDY award, Best Editorial Photography
2006
Scottish Fashion Awards Hall of Fame
2006
Lucie Award, Outstanding Achievement in Advertising Photography
2010
Named one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time by Photo District News, along with Richard Avedon and Irving Penn, among others
Centenary Medal, The Royal Photographic Society, London, England
Lives and works in New York, USA
Albert Watson artnet Monographs

Expositions

2012
Albert Watson: Visions and Memories feat. Faces of Africa, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Albert Watson: Visions, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Great Photographs: Scape, Hasted Kraeutler, New York, USA
The Expression of Identity, St. Moritz Art Masters, St. Moritz, Switzerland
2011
Beauty Culture, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, USA
Fashion: The Story of a Lifetime, Noorderlicht Gallery, The Netherlands
Femininity 0.1, Maison Particuliere Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
Albert Watson : Exposed, Acte2 Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Albert Watson: Exposed, Acte2 Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Albert Watson, Kahmann Gallery, The Netherlands (solo)
Albert Watson, Nordic Light International Festival of Photography, Kristiansund, Norway (solo)
Albert Watson, Swedish Museum of Photography, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2010
Fashion: Story of a Lifetime, The Empty Quarter, Dubai, UAE
Albert Watson, Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
The Best of Albert Watson, Photographers Limited Editions, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Albert Watson: Retrospektive, Flo Peters Gallery, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
UFO: Unified Fashion Objectives, Hartmann Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
UFO: Unified Fashion Objectives, Young Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA
2009
The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Albert Watson, Tres Hombres Art, Halmstad, Sweden (solo)
Best of Albert Watson (A Retrospective), NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Albert Watson, Camera Work, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2008
Miss Beehayving: Albert Watson, Hamiltons Gallery, London, England (solo)
Contact: Albert Watson, Galería Hartmann, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Blind Date, Photography Monika Mohr Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
Dreamwomen: Beauty in the 21st century, Haus de Photographie/Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Fashion: 9 decades of fashion photography, Camera Work, Berlin, Germany
2007
Albert Watson: Frozen, FotoMuseum, Antwerpen, Belgium (solo)
Albert Watson: Retrospective, Acte2galerie, Paris, France (solo)
Albert Watson, Young Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Individuals: 20 Portraits from the GAP Collection, National Portrait Gallery, London, England
L’Art Comme Univers, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
2006
A Few Portraits, 401 Projects, New York, USA (solo)
Albert Watson: Frozen, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Albert Watson: Frozen - A Retrospective, Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2004
Frozen: A Retrospective by Albert Watson, Rotonda di Via Besana, Milan, Italy (solo)
2002
Albert Watson, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany (solo)
2001 – 2002
Albert Watson: Mad Dog, Photography Monika Mohr Galerie, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
1996 – 1997
Mad Dog, Art Society for the Rhinelands and Westphalia, Düsseldorf, Germany; Art Gallery 'Am Tunnel', Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat, Luxembourg (solo)

Publications

2010
'Strip Search: Las Vegas,' PQ Blackwell. Auckland, New Zealand
2010
'UFO: Unified Fashion Objectives,' PQ Blackwell/Harry N Abrams.
2007
'Albert Watson: Frozen,' FotoMuseum. Antwerpen, Belgium.
2007
'Albert Watson: 10 Photographs,' Young Gallery. Brussels, Belgium.
2007
Watson, Albert, James Crump. 'Albert Watson,' Phaidon Press. New York and London.
2005
'Albert Watson - Stern Fotografie,' Stern. Hamburg, Germany.
2002
Watson, Albert, Michele Schons. 'Albert Watson,' Schirmer/Mosel. Munich, Germany.
1998
Watson, Albert. 'Maroc,' Rizzoli. New York, New York.
1996
Stecker, Raimund, ed. 'Mad Dog,' Schirmer/Mosel. Munich, Germany.
1994
Watson, Albert, Jeff Koons, and Laurie Kratochvil; James Truman, intro. 'Cyclops,' Little, Brown. Boston, Massachusetts.