Current Events - updated November 12, 2013
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Here we try to keep up on happenings related to
(b. September 7, 1905 - d. January 23, 1999).
Auction offerings and results we are informed of, exhibits and more if possible.
Additional information is posted as it becomes available.
Click for info about the development of a
catalogue raisonne The
Exhibition Archive has a list of past and
Current & Upcoming exhibits - (sorted by closing date)
LATEST - After the show closed a comprehensive web overview has been posted
NGA - Frederick Sommer in Context
A World of Bonds: Frederick Sommer's Photography and Friendships
July 16 - August 4, 2013 at the National Gallery of Art with 27 photographs, prints, collages and drawings. NGA Site
"Shifting Sands: the Beach and the Desert in 20th-Century Photographs" through October 13, 2013
Stanford - Cantor Arts Center
at the Akron Art Museum, July 20 - November 3, 2013
Akron Art Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
This is a pretty nice webpage about Frederick Sommer.
The best books readily available on Sommer:
Callahan, Siskind, Sommer - At the Crossroads of American
Photography by Britt Salvesen and Keith F. Davis (2009)
Radius Press Book description
This is a great look at the three artists in parallel along with excellent
essays from Keith and Britt - Jeremy Cox
The Art of Frederick Sommer: Photography, Drawing, Collage
This book is widely available with several
since the release in May 2005. Distributed by
Yale University Press, New Haven and London (ISBN
0-300-10783-8), for the Frederick & Frances Sommer