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An exhibition in Paris features nudes and other artful black-and-whites by American master Ralph Gibson.
About Ralph Gibson

BORN

January 16th, 1939, Los Angeles, California

RESIDES

New York, New York

EDUCATION

1967-68: Assistant to Robert Frank
1961-62: Assistant to Dorthea Lange
1960-62: San Francisco Art Institute
1956-60: Studied photography, U.S. Navy

AWARDS

2011 FOTOmentor Lifetime Award, Palm Beach Photographic Center
2007 The Lucie Award
2002 Appointed, Commandeur de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de France
1999 Silver Plum Design Trust for Public Space
1997 Doctor of Fine Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University
1994 Grand Medal of the City of Arles, France
1991 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Maryland
1989 Eastman Kodak Grant to photography, "L'Histoire de France "
"150 Years of Photography" Award, Photographic Society of Japan
1988 Leica Medal of Excellence Award
1986 Decorated, Officier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de France
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1985 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1977 D.A.A.D West Berlin, Germany
C.A.P.S., New York State Council of the Arts Fellowship
1975 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1973 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

Read more
Ralph Gibson's Projects on LensCulture
Ralph Gibson's Books