"I have the great privilege of being both witness and storyteller. Intimacy, trust and intuition guide my work"

- Jim Goldberg

b. 1953

American

Based in San Francisco, USA

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Jim Goldberg’s innovative use of image and text make him a landmark photographer of our times. He has been working with experimental storytelling for over forty years, and his major projects and books include Rich and Poor (1977-85), Raised by Wolves (1985-95), Nursing Home (1986), Coming and Going (1996-present), Open See (2003-2009), The Last Son (2016), Ruby Every Fall (2016), Candy (2013-2017), Darrell & Patricia (2018), and Gene (2018). His work is in numerous private and public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Getty, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He is the recipient of numerous awards including three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship (1985), the Henri Cartier-Bresson Award (2007), and the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (2011). Goldberg is Professor Emeritus at the California College of the Arts and is a member of Magnum Photos.

Selected works

Art

A Completely True Work of Fiction: Jim Goldberg’s Raised By Wolves

Jim Goldberg

The personal story behind the making and the legacy of Goldberg's seminal work about marginalized youth, which occupies the liminal space between documentary and narrative fiction

Open story

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