Dawoud Bey
American, born 1953
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Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Great Journeys: The Magnum Square Print Sale In Partnership With Aperture,
Magnum Photos
2016
The Pritzker Center for Photography,
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Witness,
MCA Chicago

At the Metropolitan Museum of Art's 1969 exhibition "Harlem on My Mind," a Queens-raised 16-year-old with Harlem roots was inspired to become an artist. By 1979, Dawoud Bey, who also attributes photographers like Richard Avedon, Walker Evans, and Irving Penn as influences, had produced his first one-man …

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