Chronology

 
1953 Born, Widnes, Lancashire, England
   


Awards

 
2003 Honorary Master of Arts, Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, California, USA
   
2000 Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, Ministry of Culture, France
   
1996 Golden Saffron Award, Consuegra, Spain
   
1989 Institute for Aesthetic Development Award, Pasadena, California, USA
   
1987 Art in Public Buildings Award, California Arts Council Commission, Sacramento, California, USA
   
1981 Imogen Cunningham Award, San Francisco, California, USA
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2016 Michael Kenna – A Retrospective, photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, USA
   
2015 Forms of Japan, Bernheimer Gallery, Lucerne, Switzerland
   
2015 A Journey from the Heart, S & S Gallery, Nantong, China
   
2014 Retrospective, Städtische Galerie Iserlohn, Iserlohn, Germany
   
2014 Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France
   
2014 Light on Asia, Bernheimer Gallery, Munich, Germany
   
2013 A Journey Through Asia, Tasveer Arts, Bangalore, India
   
2012 Michael Kenna Landscapes, Molesworth Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
   
2012 Tranquil Morning, Galerie KONG, Seoul, South Korea
   
2011 Venezia, Jardin Raymond VI du Musées des Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
   
2011 Michael Kenna - Retrospective, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
   
2010 Michael Kenna - Immagini dei Settimo Giorno, Palazzo Magnani Museum, Reggio Emilia, Italy
   
2009 Michael Kenna - Landscape and Memories, Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
   
2007 Frozen Landscapes, Bernheimer Gallery, Munich, Germany
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2015 The Photographers 2015, Beetles and Huxley Gallery, London, England
   
2014 The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA
   
2013 Art and Weather: Visions of Nature and Mind, Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
   
2012 The Collector's Eye, FotoFest Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
   
2011 The Industrial Modern, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
   
2010 Versailles Photographie, 1859-2009, Chateau de Versailles, Chateau de Versailles, France
   
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Collections

Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, USA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., USA
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock, Wiltshire, UK
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France
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Bibliography

Abruzzo. Michael Kenna. Nazraeli Press, Paso Robles, 2017 (photo-eye Cat# TR463)
 
Rouge. Michael Kenna. Prestel Publishing, Munich, 2016 (photo-eye Cat# PX269H)
 
FORMS of JAPAN. Michael Kenna. Prestel Publishing, Munich, 2015 (photo-eye Cat# PX247H)
 
FRANCE. Michael Kenna. Nazraeli Press, Portland, 2014 (photo-eye Cat# TR419L)
 
A Journey Through Asia. Michael Kenna. Tasveer Arts, Bangalore, 2013 (photo-eye Cat# ZF708)
 
Huangshan. Michael Kenna. Nazraeli Press, Portland, 2011 (photo-eye Cat# TR346)
 
Images of the Seventh Day. Michael Kenna. Skira Editore S.p.A, Milano, 2010 (photo-eye Cat# RZ274)
 
Mont St Michel. MIchael Kenna. Nazraeli Press, Tucson, 2007 (photo-eye Cat# TR261H)
 
Ratcliffe Power Station. Michael Kenna. Nazraeli Press, Tucson, 2004 (photo-eye Cat# TR156H)
 
Twenty Year Retrospective. Michael Kenna. Nazraeli Press, Tucson, 2002 (photo-eye Cat# TR114H)
 
Le Nôtre's Gardens. Michael Kenna. RAM Publications, Santa Monica, 1997 (photo-eye Cat# MW058H)
 
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Education

 
1964 - 1972 St Joseph's College, Upholland, Lancashire, England
 
1972 - 1973 Banbury School of Art, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
 
1973 - 1976 London College of Printing, London, England
 






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