1956 Born, England
1995 Charles Pratt Memorial Fellowship, USA
1994 Arts Council Publications Award, London
1992 Arts Council Publications Award, London
1989 Fellow in Photography, Museum of Photography, Bradford
1988 Eugene Smith Memorial Fellowship, USA
1987 Young Photographers Award, ICP, New York
Channel 4/Arts Council Video Bursary
Hayward Gallery Commission, London
1986 GLC Publications Award, London
Arts Council Publications Award
1985 GLAA Visual Arts Award, London
Individual Exhibitions
2006 Paul Graham, American Night, Les Filles du Calvaires, Paris
2004 Paul Graham, American Night, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis
Paul Graham, Fundación Telefonica, PHotoEspaña, Madrid (cat.)
American Night, Carlier Gebauer, Berlin
American Night, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles
American Night, Crown Gallery, Brussels
2003 American Night, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
American Night, PS1 MOMA, New York
American Night, Power House, Memphis
2002 Paintings, Crown Gallery, Brussels
2001 End of an Age, Galleria Marabini, Bologna
Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles
2000 Paintings, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (cat., ill.)
Galerie Bob Van Orsouw, Zurich
Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York
End of an Age, Scalo, New York
1998 Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki
Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
1997 Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1996 Empty Heaven, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense
Hypermetropia, Tate Gallery, London
1995 Empty Heaven, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg
Le Case d'Arte, Milan (cat., ill.)
1994 Television Portraits, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam
Television Portraits, Raum Aktueller Kunst, Vienna
Television Portraits, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Television Portraits, Claire Burrus, Paris
1993 Television Portraits, Esther Schipper, Koln
Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
Television Portraits, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
New Europe, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
New Europe, Fotomuseum Winterthur (cat., ill.)
1992 Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris
1991 PPOW Gallery, New York
Aschenbach, Amsterdam (cat., ill.)
1990 XPO, Hamburg
Esther Schipper, Koln (cat., ill.)
National Museum of Film and Photography, Bradford
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (cat., ill.)
1989 Fotobiennale Enschede 1989, Enschede (cat., ill.)
Centre Regional de la Photographie, Douchy
Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris
1988 Museum Het Princessehof, Leeuwarden
PPOW Gallery, New York
1987 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
Cornerhouse Arts Centre, Manchester
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
FNAC Les Halles, Paris
Kodak Gallery, Tokyo
Arles Rencontres, Arles, France
Jones Troyer Gallery, Washington DC
1986 Watershed Gallery, Bristol
Photographers' Gallery, London
National Museum of Photography, Bradford (touring to Birmingham, Kendal, Cheltenham, Cardiff)
Group Exhibitions
2006 Making History: Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to Now, Tatel Liverpool (cat.)
2005 Appearance, Whitehall Waterfront, Leeds (cat.)
Bidibibodibiboo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino
Arbeit – Work, Labour, Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck (cat.)
Miradas y Conceptos, MEIAC, Badajoz
Emergencias, MUSAC, León
2004 American Pictures, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Extra City, Centre for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
Painting, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
‘About Face – Photography and the death of the portrait’, Hayward Gallery, London
L’Eblouissement, Galerie National du Jeu de Paume, Paris (cat.)
Je t’envisage, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne
2003 A Bigger Splash: British Art from Tate 1960-2003, Pavilhão Lucas Nogueira Garcez, Sao Pãulo
Cruel and Tender - Photographs of the Twentieth Century, Tate Modern and tour to
Museum Ludwig, Cologne (cat.)
Portaiture, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles
Thatcher, The Blue Gallery, London
2002 Photographie "a la carte!", Un festival et douze institutions photographiques suisses à découvrir au CentrePasquArt à Bienne
Malerie ohne malerei, Museum der bildenden Kunste Leipzig (cat.)
Where are we? Questions of Landscape, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2001 Tele(visions), Kunsthalle Wien (cat.)
Die Kunst des Autos (The Art of the Car), Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabruck (cat.)
Neue Welt, Franfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (cat.)
49 th Venice Biennale, Venice (cat.)
Ohne Zogern - Without Hesitation; Views of the Olbricht Collection, Neues Museum
Weserburg, Bremen
Heads and Hands' - loans from the nvisible museum, Decatur House Museum, Washingto
2000 Modern Contemporary: Paths of Resistance, MOMA, New York and Moderne Museet, Stockholm (cat.)
Protest and Survive, (cur. by Matthew Higgs and Paul Noble), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (cat.)
Ghosts, Memphis
Invitation to the City, Centre Bruxelles 2000, Brussels
The British Art Show, Edinburgh and tour
Some Parts of This World: Helsinki Photography Festival, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
1999 Endzeit, Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich
Common People, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Guarene
Ursula Rogg vs Paul Graham, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich
Art Life 21, Spiral/Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo
1998 Das Grosse Rasenstueck, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Austria
Yesterday Begins Tomorrow, Bard College for Curatorial Studies, New York
Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles
Women, Galerie Klemens Gasser und Tanja Grunert, Cologne
The Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize, Photographers' Gallery, London (cat.)
Homo Zappiens Zappiens, Université Rennes 2, Rennes (cat.)
Tuning Up #5, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg
1997 Pittura Britannica, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Te Papa, New Zealand (cat.)
Strange Days, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan (cat.)
Zurich, Kunstlerhaus, Zurich
Photography in Europe, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
Galerie du Jour Agnès b., Paris
Threats and Containments, Byam Shaw School of Art, London
Kunstverein Hamburg
1996 Die Klasse, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich (cat.)
Prospect, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt and Kunstverein Frankfurt (cat.)
EV+A, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Eire
Colorealismo, Galleria Photology, Milan
1995 Esslingen Triennale, Esslingen (cat.)
Witness, Photoworks from the Collection, Tate Gallery, Liverpool
Printemps de Cahors (cat.), Cahors, France
Mai de la photo, Reims, France (cat.)
1994 Project for Europe, Copenhagen and tour
Seeing the Unseen, Thirty Shepherdess Walk, London
Europa 94, Munich (cat.)
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1993 Photographs from the Real World, Lillehammer Bys Malerisamling,
Lillehammer and tour
European Exercises, Galerie D-BS, Antwerp
The Legacy of W.Eugene Smith, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose
PPOW, New York
New World Images, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek (cat.)
1992 Vers Une Attitude, Groupe Caisse des Depots, Paris
Une seconde pensee du paysage, Domaine de Kerguehennec, Britanny
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
The Billboard Project, commissioned by BBC TV, London
More than One Photography, MOMA, New York
1991 The Human Spirit, The International Center of Photography, New York and
Centre Pompidou, Paris
British Photography from the Thatcher Years, MOMA, New York
1990 Conflict Resolution Through the Arts: Focus on Ireland, Ward Nasse Gallery, New York
XPO Galerie, Hamburg
1989 PPOW, New York
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Framed, Artspace, San Francisco (cat.)
Corporate Identities, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester (cat.)
Tate Gallery, Liverpool
Towards A Bigger Picture, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Hot Spots, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York (cat.)
Through the Looking Glass-Independent Photography in Britain 1946-1989,
Barbican Art Gallery, London - touring to USA (cat.)
The Art of Photography 1839 - 1989, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston- touring to Royal Academy, London; Australian National Gallery, Canberra (cat.)
1988 Towards A Bigger Picture, V & A Museum, London
Recent British Photography, XYZ Gallery, Belgium
Selected Images, Riverside Studios, London (cat.)
Camouflage, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York
Third Fotobienal, Vigo, Spain (cat.)
A British View, Museum fur Gestaltung, Zurich
1987 Spectrum Gallery, Sprengel Museum, Hanover
Open Exhibition, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Troisieme Triennale, Musee de la Photographie, Belgium
Attitudes to Ireland, Orchard Gallery, Londonderry
Forum Stadtpark, Austria
Recent Acquisitions, MOMA, New York
Mysterious Co-incidences, Photographers' Gallery, London
Future of Photography, Corcoran Gallery, Washington
Recent Histories, Hayward Gallery, London
New British Photography, Modern Arts Museum, Tampere, Finland
New Photography 3, Museum of Modern Art, New York
1986 Recent Acquisitions, V & A Museum, London
Modern Colour Photography, Photokina, Frankfurt
British Photography, Houston Foto Fest, Houston
The New British Document, Museum of Photography, Chicago
Force of Circumstance, PPOW Gallery, New York
2003 American Night, steidl MACK, London
2000 Paintings, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London; Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich; and Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York
1999 End of an Age, Scalo Books, Zurich
1996 Paul Graham, Phaidon Press, London
1995 Empty Heaven, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg / Scalo Books, Zurich
1993 God in Hell, Grey Editions, London (Artists books)
New Europe, Fotomuseum Winterthur / Cornerhouse Publications, Manchester
1990 Bradford / Cornerhouse Publications, Manchester
In Umbra Res, National Museum of Photography, Film and Television
1987 Troubled Land, Grey Editions, London
1986 Beyond Caring, Grey Editions, London
1983 A1-The Great North Road, Grey Editions, London
  Arts Council of Great Britain, London
British Council, London
CCA/ Seagrams Corporation, New York
Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen.
European Parliament, Brussels
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Musee de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium
Museum Communali, Rimini, Italy
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Museum of Photography, Bradford
Tate Gallery, London
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Winnipeg Art Museum, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Private Collections in USA, Europe and Japan
Selected Bibliography
2005 Sarah James, 'The Truth about Photography', Art Monthly, Dec- Jan (ill.)
Jeffrey Hughes, ‘Paul Graham, American Night’, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 70.
2004 Michel Guerrin, ‘Les paysages peoples d’indices politique de Paul Graham’, Le Monde, 10 July
Val Williams, ‘Paul Graham – American Night’, Portfolio, #38 (ill.)
Martin Seidel, ‘Cruel and Tender’, Kunstforum International, Bd. 169, Marz-April (ill.)
‘Enveloped by the landscape of the living’, Los Angeles Times
2003 Vince Aletti, 'Stalking the invisible man in the American Landscape', The Village Voice, 10-16 December
Martin Coomer, 'Paul Graham', Time Out, 5-12 November (ill.)
Cory Dugan, 'Through a veil of white, Graham exposes social divide', GoMemphis: The Arts, 19 October
Jessica Lack, 'Paul Graham', The Guardian Guide, 18 October (ill.)
New York Times Magazine, 12 October (cover)
Pablo Lafuente, 'Illuminations', ArtReview, October (ill.)
'Paul Graham - American Night', pluk, Sept/Oct, Issue 14 (ill.)
Paul Bonaventura, 'Paul Graham: The Troubles', Circa Art Magazine, online feature article (ill.)
Eliza Williams, 'Thatcher', Contemporary, Issue 53 (ill.)
Rachel Campbell Johnston, Play - The Times, 7-13 June (ill.)
Matthew Parris, 'If I had £10,000, I would buy this picture of Margaret Thatcher',
The Spectator, 17 May
Michael Binyon, 'Deface of the Nation', The Times, 18 April
2001 Kunstforum International, August - October (ill.)
Richard Cork, 'Too many tours spoil the broth', The Times, 13 June
2000 Adrian Searle, 'Closely observed lavatories', The Guardian, 18 October
Izi Glover, 'Paul Graham', Time Out, 18-25 October (ill.)
Jessica Lack, The Guardian Guide, 7-13 October (ill.)
Helen Sumpter, 'Paul Graham: Paintings', Hot Tickets: Evening Standard, 6-12 October
'Something to Declare?', The Independent on Sunday, 24 September
1999 Chris Townsend, 'Poetical Journeys in a Political Landscape', Parachute, AprIL/May/June
Interview with Jenefer Winters, 'I Blame Elvis'
Metropolis M, nummer 4, p.58-63 (ill.)
1998 Philip Kaiser, Eikon, No. 26/27, p.120-121 (ill.)
Peter P. Schneider, 'Lange Reise in den Tag', Tages Anzeiger, 23-29 October (ill.)
Daniele Muscionico, 'Chill-out einer Jugend', Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 7-8 November (ill.)
Adrian Searle, 'Paul Graham, End of an Age', The Guardian, 15 August (ill.)
Martin Coomer, 'Citibank Photography Prize', Time Out, 25 March-1 April
1996 Julia Thrift, 'Paul Graham' Time Out, 3-10 July
'Hypermetropia', The Architects' Journal, 27 June
Sally Patten, 'Images of an Empty Heaven', Asia Times, 29 May
Rupert Jenkins, 'Strangers in Strange Lands', See, May
William Feaver, The Observer Review, 5 May
Waldemar Januszczak, 'Tokyo in High Definition' The Sunday Times, 5 May
1995 Interview with Uta Grosenick, 'Bubble Wrapped', Friday Review, The Guardian, 18 August
'Verstrahlte Haut in Formalin konserviert', Stadt Wolfsburg, 18 August
Dominique Baqué, 'Hybridations', Art Press, summer, p.72
Hans-Adelbert Karwik, 'Gesichter Japans von Paul Graham', Stadt Wolfsburg, 18 August
Brigitte Ollier, 'Paul Graham, un vrai choc', Libération, 13 May
Profile, Guide, p.11, 30 January
Brigitte Borchhardt-Birbaumer, 'Assemblage, Blues und Television', Wiener Zeitung, p.3, 22 Jan.
Johanna Hofleitner, 'Photographische Psychogramme', Die Presse, Schaufenster, p.21, 19 Jan.
1994 Johanna Hofleitner, Die Presse, p.20, 30 December
Doris Krumpl, 'Von der Glotze mit Moral', Der Standart, p.27, 23 December
Mark Durden, 'Paul Graham', Frieze, January -February, No 20
Sarah Craddock, 'Around Galleries', The Times, 14 November
Tania Guha, 'Paul Graham', Time Out, 2-9 November
Paul Bonaventura, 'The Man with the Moving Camera', Artefactum,Vol XI/51,1 March
Birgid Uccia, 'Paul Graham', Artis, December 93/January 94
1993 Gerhard Mack, Das Kunst-Bulletin, Nr 12, December
Sarah Kent, 'Paul Graham', Time Out, 14-24 November, No.1213
William Feaver, 'Under the Influence', Vogue, November
The Guardian, 21 August
Terry Grimley, 'Sombre Visions of a New Europe', Birmingham Post, 16 August
Andy Tipper, Deep Visions, What's On, 13 August
Angelika Maass, 'Visuelle Wahrnehmung, Schatten der Wirklichkeit'
Landboten und Tagblatt von Winterthur und Umgebung, 6 February
Edi Goetschel, 'Der Sturm zum Markt', Die Wochenzeitung, 5 February
Niklaus Oberholzer, 'Ein Neuer Ort fur die Fotografie', Luzerner Zeitung, 4 February
'Der Wohlstand und die Not', Buendner Zeitung, 3 February
Annelise Zwez, 'Zeichen der Realitat', Schaffhauser Nachrichten, 1 February
Martin Schaub, 'Europa, Wunden und Narben', Tages-Anzeiger, 1 February
Francoise Deriaz, La Suisse, Zurich, 31 January
Andre Klopmann, 'L'Europe et les Colonies', Journal de Geneve, 30 January
Catherine Bellini, Le Nouveau Quotidien, Lausanne, 30 January
'Ein neues Museum, ein neues Europa', Der Schweizer Beobachter, 22 January
Guiseppe Cerrato, Schweizer Illustrierte, 25 January
Roland Beck, 'Fotografie als Kunst', Wir Brueckenbauer, 27 January
Elisabeth Tschiemer, Der Zuercher Oberlander, 29 January
DAZ, 29 January
M.D. 'Eroffnung des Fotomuseum Winterthur', Neue Zuercher Zeitung, 30 January
1992 Sarah Kent, Time Out, 1-8 July
Tanya Guha, City Limits, 18 -25 June
James Roberts, Frieze, April
1991 Vince Aletti, Village Voice, 26 February
1990 Kate Bush, Artscribe, September-October, No 83
Ute M Reindl, 'Paul Graham at Esther Schipper', Kunstforum, Vol 109 August /October
Andrew Renton, Blitz Magazine, May
Peter Schuck, Contemporanea, April
Sarah Kent, Time Out, 4-11 April
Mark Currah, City Limits, 22-29 March
1989 Magazine folio, The Face, August
Portfolio, Camera Asahi, Tokyo, Japan, June
J Saltz, 'Notes on a Photograph', Arts Magazine
1987 William Bishop, 'Troubled Land', British Journal of Photography, 8 May
Murdoch Lothian, 'Small Signs of Civil War', The Guardian, 28 March
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