“History of art is a history of great things neglected and ignored and mediocre things being admired. At different times things are different. The history of photography is a history of changes.” –Saul Leiter (more…)
Born in 1958 in Oran, Algeria. Lives and works between Paris and Los Angeles.
Lise Sarfati is a photographic artist who’s solo exhibitions have been held in Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA, Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Turino, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, FOAM, Amsterdam, Centro Del Arte Domus Artium, Salamanca, Nicolaj Center of Contemporary Art, Kopenhagen, among others.
Lise Sarfati has participated in group exhibitions including SFMOMA, San Francisco, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Triennale di Milano, MoMA PS1, New York, International Center of Photography, New York, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam.
Her work is represented in prominent public and private collections among them LACMA, SFMOMA, De Young Museum, San Francisco, Pier 24, San Francisco, Brooklyn Museum, NY, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, MO, Bibilothèque Nationale de France, Paris, Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Châlon sur Saône.
Lise Sarfati received awards as the Prix Niépce, Paris, 1996 and Infinity Award of International Center of Photography, 1996.