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Jacob Aue Sobol

Danish, b. 1976

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Jacob Aue Sobol

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Danish, b. 1976

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Biography

Danish photographer Jacob Aue Sobol is known for his expressive style of black-and-white photography. “When I photograph, I try to use my instincts as much as possible,” he says. “It is when pictures are unconsidered and irrational that they come to life; that they evolve from showing to being.” Sobol’s photographs of Greenland, Guatemala, and Tokyo have won him numerous awards—from World Press Photo, Leica European Publishers Award 2008, and others. In 2008, he started working in Bangkok and Copenhagen.

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Biography

Danish photographer Jacob Aue Sobol is known for his expressive style of black-and-white photography. “When I photograph, I try to use my instincts as much as possible,” he says. “It is when pictures are unconsidered and irrational that they come to life; that they evolve from showing to being.” Sobol’s photographs of Greenland, Guatemala, and Tokyo have won him numerous awards—from World Press Photo, Leica European Publishers Award 2008, and others. In 2008, he started working in Bangkok and Copenhagen.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum