Robert Polidori

B. 1951

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Biographical Information

1951 Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 
1980 M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
 
1998 Received World Press Award for Art
 
1999, 2000 Received Alfred Eisenstadt Award for Magazine Photography, Architecture
 
1998–06 Staff photographer at The New Yorker magazine
 

Selected Exhibitions

2011 “Pripyat and Chernobyl;” Galerie Camera Work; Berlin, Germany

“The Art of Collaboration with Bottega Veneta”
 
2010 “Robert Polidori:” Camera Work; Berlin, Germany
 
2008 “Versailles: Etats Transitoires,” Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
 
2007 “After the Flood;” Jarach Gallery; Venice, Italy

“After the Flood;” Nicholas Metivier Gallery; Toronto, Canada
 
2006 Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Flowers; London, England

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Martin-Gropius-Bau; Berlin, Germany

“The Living is Easy;” Flowers; London, England
 
2005 Nicholas Metivier Gallery; Toronto, Canada
 
2004 Peabody Essex Museum; Salem, Massachusetts

Weinstein Gallery; Minneapolis, Minnesota

CONTACT; Toronto, Canada
 
2003 Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

Camera Work; Berlin, Germany
 
2001 Grant Selwyn Fine Art; Los Angeles, California
 
2000 Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
 
1999 Weinstein Gallery; Minneapolis, Minnesota

Robert Miller Gallery, New York

Gallery One; Toronto, Canada

“Preview IV;” Weinstein Gallery; Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
1998 Weinstein Gallery, New York

St. Paul Companies; St. Paul, Minnesota
 
1997 Institut du Monde Arabe; Paris, France

Robert Miller Gallery, New York
 
1994 Conseil Generale de la Nievre; Nevers, France
 
1991 Galerie Jacques Gordat; Paris, France
 
1990 Galerie Urbi et Orbi; Paris, France
 
1989 Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
 
1988 Atelier de Cannettes, Mois de la Photo; Paris, France
 
1983 Braathen Fine Arts, New York
 
1982 Braathen Fine Arts, New York
 
1981 P.S. 1; Long Island City, New York
 
1980 Braathen-Gallozzi Gallery, New York
 
1979 CEPA Gallery; Buffalo, New York
 
1978 International Center of Photography, New York
 
1975 Whitney Museum of Art—New Filmmakers Program; New York

Bykert Gallery, New York
 
1970–75 Anthology Film Archives, New York
 

Publications

After The Flood, Photographs by Robert Polidori. Gottingen, Germany: Editions Steidl, 2006.

Polidori, Robert and Pedersen, Martin C. Robert Polidori’s Metropolis. Photographs by Robert Polidori. New York: Metropolis/D.A.P., 2004.

Zones of Exclusion Pripyat and Chernobyl. Photographs by Robert Polidori. Gottingen, Germany: Editions Steidl, 2003.

Havana. Photographs by Robert Polidori. Gottingen, Germany: Editions Steidl, 2001.

Hess, Alan. Palm Springs Weekend: The Architecture and Design of a Midcentury Oasis. Photographs by Robert Polidori. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001.

Gatier, Pierre-Louis. The Levant: History and Archeology in the Eastern Mediterranean. Photographs by Robert Polidori.  Cologne, Germany: Konemann Verlag Gesselschaft, 1999.

di Vita, Antonio and Jeanette. La Libye Antique: Cities perdues de L’Empire Romaine. Photographs by Robert Polidori. Paris, France: Editions Menges, 1998.

Preouse de Montclos, Jean-Marie. Chateaux de la Loire. Photographs by Robert Polidori. Paris, France: Editions Menges, 1997. Cologne, Germany: Konemann Verlag Gesselschart, 1997.

di Vita, Antonio and Jeanette. Sites Greco-Romaines de la Triploitane et Cyrenaique. Photographs by Robert Polidori. Paris, France: Editions Menges, 1997. Cologne, Germany: Konemann Verlag Gesselschart, 1997.

Perouse de Monclos, Jean-Marie. Versailles. Photographs by Robert Polidori. Paris, France: Editions Menges, 1991. New York: Abbeville Press, 1991. Milano, Italy: Edizione Magnus, 1991. Cologne, Germany: Konemann Verlag Gesselschaft, 1991.