Edwynn Houk Gallery
745 Fifth Avenue
New York City, NY 10121
Corkin Shopland Gallery
55 Mill St., Bldg. 51
Toronto, Ontario M5A, 3C4
Robert Koch Gallery
49 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94001
JRB Art at the Elms
2810 N. Walker
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Brett Weston: Selections from the Freedman Gallery Collection at the Freedman Gallery, Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. The exhibit highlighted 70 photographs gifted from the Archive in 2005. In the catalog for this exhibit photography scholar Laurie Dahlberg, chair of Art History at Bard College, writes: "Like his father, Weston was an unabashed formalist; his steadfast attachment to the pure visuals in his photographs was a way to protect the images from the sentimental pull of subject matter, the mundane interest of factual detail, and the constant expectation of the documentary motive. . . . his compositions . . . suppress subject matter, so that form may have its full, extended play in the aesthetics of the image."
Brett Weston: The 1961 Portfolio, at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California. This exhibition featured photographs from Weston's 1961 Portfolio, Fifteen Photographs, presenting a diverse representation of his work.
Brett Weston: Selected Works, at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, featured 37 prints donated to the museum from the Archive.
Brett Weston in Hawaii, at the Honolulu Academy of the Arts. This continuation of the 2003 exhibition of selected prints serves as a complement to the exhibition In the Celebration of Light: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye and James F. Pierce. Included were an early and very rare Mexican subject as well as a print of Holland Canal, one of his most celebrated photographs. Taken together, they hint at the beauty Brett Weston discovered in the world around him and his commitment to capturing it through the lens of his camera and fixing it on paper.
Recent Acquisitions: Eugene Atget, Brett Weston, William Garnett, Milton Rogovin, an exhibition at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles featuring many of the prints donated by the Archive.
Also in 2004, the Robert Koch Gallery in San Francisco exhibited photographs by Brett Weston spanning the course of his long career. This exhibition focused on images from San Francisco and California, many of which had not been exhibited in nearly 50 years.
Straight Shot: Brett Weston, Master Photographer, at the JRB Gallery in Oklahoma City. An exhibition and gallery talk hosted by Marla Dowers, former Director of the Brett Weston Archive. Ms. Dowers discussed the importance of Brett Weston's photographic career and the significance of the imagery selected for the exhibition.
Also in 2003, an exhibition of Brett Weston photography at the Honolulu Academy of the Arts.
In Pursuit of Form: Sculpture and Photography of Brett Weston at the Monterey Museum of Art at La Mirada. This major retrospective in the McCone Gallery combines vintage photographs and wood sculptures by Brett Weston in the first exhibition to focus on the symbiotic relationship between Weston's work in these two media.
New Histories of Photography: Brett Weston at The Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Two Generations of Westons: An Exhibition of Photographs by Edward, Brett, and Cole Weston, at the Arthur Griffin Center of Photographic Art in Winchester, Massachusetts.
Brett Weston in New York at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, focuses on an important transitional period for the photographer, a time when he refined and expanded his approach to photography, preparing him for the diverse subjects he would later document in exotic locales around the world.
Brett Weston: Vintage Photographs, at the Edwynn Houk Gallery in New York City, this exhibition was the artistís first one-person retrospective in a New York art gallery. A large portion of the exhibition featured never before exhibited - and therefore largely unknown - bodies of work. It is believed that fifty percent of Westonís photographic artwork was neither shown nor reproduced during the artistís lifetime. This exhibition provided the opportunity to more fully assess Brett Westonís unique contribution to the medium of photography, and his significant place in its history.
Brett Weston in New York, a traveling exhibition organized by Curatorial Assistance, at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City. This exhibition, featuring over 70 prints form the Archive, provided visitors with a window into the artist's wartime imagery of New York City created between 1943 and 1945.
Brett Weston: Voyage of the Eye at the Burden Gallery, Aperture Foundation in New York. Charles Hagen reviewed the exhibit for The New York Times, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE0DA1630F932A15754C0A963958260