• Location:
    London, United Kingdom
  • Gallery Representation:
    flowers gallery, london, uk
  • Agencies:
    We Folk
About Nadav Kander

On 18 January 2009 Nadav Kander had 52 full page colour portraits published in one issue of "The New York Times Magazine". These portraits (from a series titled Obama's People) were of the people surrounding President Barack Obama, from Joe Biden (Vice President) to Eugene Kang (Special Assistant to The President). The same issue also included a series of cityscapes of Washington DC also taken by Kander. This is the largest portfolio of work by the same photographer "The New York Times Magazine" has ever showcased in one single issue.

Kander published his first monograph, Beauty’s Nothing (Arena Editions) in 2001. He followed up the book with a catalogue of nocturnal landscapes entitled Nadav Kander – Night which accompanied his exhibitions at the Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York and Shine Gallery, London. Flowers Gallery published Obama's People to accompany the solo exhibition. Yangtze - The Long River was published by Hatje Cantz in September 2010. Bodies: 6 Women,1 Man, was published as a limited edition monograph by Hatje Cantz in February 2013.

In October 2009 Kander was announced as the winner of the prestigious Prix Pictet 'Earth' 2009 for his Yangtze - The Long River series. He was chosen from a shortlist of 12 nominees that included Ed Kashi, Andreas Gursky and Naoya Hatakeyama. The award was presented in Paris at the Passage de Retz by Kofi Annan, Honorary President of the Prix Pictet.

He was named International Photographer of the Year at the 7th Annual Lucie Awards in 2009 and has also received awards from Art Director’s Club and IPA in the USA, from the D&AD and the John Kobal Foundation in the UK and Epica in Europe. He was awarded the Royal Photographic Society’s ‘Terence Donovan’ Award in 2002 and was nominated for the Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize in 2003. In 2008 he was awarded the Silver Photographer of the Year at the Lianzhou International Photo Festival in China.

He won the 2011 London Awards for Art and Performance, photography.

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