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Graham Howe

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Graham Howe is a curator, photo-historian, artist, and the founder and CEO of Curatorial Assistance, Inc., a museum services organization specializing in traveling exhibitions. Howe's art collection includes the E.O. Hoppé Estate Collection and the Paul Outerbridge II Collection. Born in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1950, he resides in Los Angeles, California.


In 1972 Howe became one of the first employees of the Photographers' Gallery, London, a research assistant at The Royal Photographic Society, London, and, in 1973, the founding Director of The Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney. In 1976 he became curator for Graham Nash and in 1984-85 he was a visiting curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. In 1988 he incorporated Curatorial Assistance, Inc., a company specializing in art and museum services, and in 2000 he founded Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that originates and travels exhibitions of art to museums worldwide. His photographic work is collected in museums and galleries including Harvard University, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and he is an advisor for the Lucie Awards and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship and a Ford Foundation grant.

Exhibitions and catalogues

  • The Photograph as Artifice, a traveling exhibition organized by The Art Galleries, California State University, 1978
  • Attitudes: Photography in the 1970s, The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1979
  • The Photographers’ Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, 1980
  • Invented Images, a traveling exhibition organized by the University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, 1980
  • BC Space, Laguna Beach, 1981
  • Gallery Min, Tokyo, Japan, 1984. With an essay by Colin Westerbeck.
  • Arranged Image Photography, a traveling exhibition organized by the Boise Gallery of Art, 1983–1984
  • And Howe! Photographs By Graham Howe, 1968–2008, California Museum of Photography, Riverside. Curated by Colin Westerbeck, 2009.
  • Street Sight, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena. Curated by Tim Wride, 2011.
  • Time Signatures, Grunwald Study Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, 2011
  • Graham Howe: Color Theory, Sol Mednick Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, 2012
  • Graham Howe: Colour Theory, Rooftop Gallery, Bangkok, 2013
  • References

    Graham Howe Wikipedia

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