Chris Killip

Chris Killip

Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies

On leave Fall 2015

Killip has published seven books of his photographs: Isle of Man (Zwemmer, 1980), In Flagrante (Secker & Warburg, 1988) with texts by John Berger and Sylvia Grant, 55 (Phaidon Press, 2001) with text by Gerry Badger, Pirelli Work (Steidl, 2006) with text by Clive Dilnot, Here Comes Everybody (Thames & Hudson, 2009), Seacoal  (Steidl, 2011), and Arbeit/Work with texts by David Campany and Ute Eskildsen (Folkwang Museum/Steidl, 2012). In 2012, Killip had a retrospective exhibition of his work at the Folkwang Museum, Essen which then travelled in 2013 to, LE BAL, Paris and in 2014 to The Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid. Tate Britain has acquired 75 of Killip's photographs and they were exhibited during the summer of 2014. His works are held in the permanent collections of, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York; George Eastman House; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; The Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Museum Folkwang, Essen; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Tate, London and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

'Stevie' Quirk, Raby Farm, Glen Maye, Isle of Man.

Image: 'Stevie' Quirk, Raby Farm, Glen Maye, Isle of Man. From the exhibition: 75 Chris Killip Photographs, Tate Britain, April 21- September 28, 2014.

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