Exhibitions

Recent:

  • Capturing History: The Photography of Chim – Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Children’s World – Magnum Print Room, London
  • D17 Gallery – Art Market Budapest 2016
  • “Le Front Populaire” at City Hall, Paris
  • Citizen of the World – Lodz Fotofestival
  • La Nascita di Magnum, Cremona/Museo de Violino, October 31st – February 8th, 2015
  • inVisible Scars – Children and War in the Photos of  David “CHIM” Seymour, The Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Gaylord Library, opened November 12, 2013
  • David Seymour: Retrospective, April 3-September 14, 2014, Palazzo Reale – Turin, Italy
  • The Mexican Suitcase, Museo San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico, October 8, 2013–February 9, 2014
  • David Seymour (CHIM): A Celebration of Chim, Leica Gallery, Washington, DC, September 7-late October, 2013

More information available here through the Leica website

Additional information: page 19 from the ICP winter course program (PDF) National Endowment for the Arts Grant during 2013 for the preparation of the exhibit and catalogue.International Center of Photography (aka ICP) New York, NY $40,000, CATEGORY: Art work FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Museum To support an exhibition and catalogue featuring the work of photographer CHIM (1911-56), co-founder of Magnum. The exhibition will include approximately 100 vintage black-and-white and color prints as well as original publications, contact sheets, and personal materials, placing CHIM’s life and work into the broader canon of documentary and humanistic photography.

Reviews:

The Nation – Chim’s Eye: On Photography and Politics, by Francis Reynolds, April 15, 2013

The Jewish Week – Last Look: Chim at ICP, by Elizabeth Denlinger, April 26, 2013

NY Photo Review – Finding the Human Face, by Ed Barnas, April 20-May 6th, 2013

Culture.pl  – We Went Back: Photographs From Europe 1933 – 1956 by Chim, by Agnieszka Le Nart

  • An exhibition co-hosted by Galerie Walter Keller, Zurich, and Galerie ° CLAIR, Saint-Paul de Vence, Anna-Patricia Kahn.Location:Galerie Walter Keller, Oberdorfstrasse 2, 8001 Zurich, Opening: February 4, 2013, 18:30, Duration: February 7 – March 30, Th + Fr 12:00 – 18:00, Sa 12:00 – 17:00, Tel. +41(0)432685365, info@kellerkunst.comwww.kellerkunst.com, Tel.+33 (6) 64 75 77 89, info@clair.me,    www.clair.me
  • CHIM Rediscovered / CHIM retrouvé, December 22, 2012 – January 27, 2013, CLAIR Galerie, 1, rue de la Tour, 06570 St. Paul de Vence, Nice, France  +33 664 757 789    info@clair.mewww.clair.me
  • CHIM/Gamboa Exhibition: The Mexican Connection, at El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, December 9, 2010 – March 6, 2011, Information in Spanish, plus 9 minute video tour of the exhibit opening
  • CHIM retrospective at the Jewish Museum in Brussels – October 29 to February 27, 2011

2010 and earlier:

Susan Stamberg review Corcoran show on National Public Radio(Mar 23, 2006)

Menachem Wecker reviews CHIM’s work in Forward (Feb 10, 2006)

2005 and earlier:

  • “Close Enough”  exhibit in 1999 at Art Gallery of the University of Maryland, College Park

Curator Terry Gips writes about CHIM for “Close Enough” exhibit 1999 at Art Gallery of the University of Maryland, College Park

  • CHIM: The Photos of David Seymour exhibit in 1996 at the International Center of Photography (ICP), New York. ICP’s collections contain a large archive of vintage CHIM materials. Their major retrospective exhibit led to an extensive website. ICP also presents a web biography of CHIM
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