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Alex MacLean

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS SOLO

 
Museums

 

2014               Beetles + Huxley Gallery, London
2012               The Domaine du Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont, France
2011               Gallery Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
2010               Vue Privee, Singapore
2010    ERES Stiftung Gallery, Munich, Germany
2008               The Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire
2008               Mid-America Regional Council,                                       Kansas City, MO
2008               Lincoln Library, Lincoln, MA
2008               Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 Gallery Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
2007 Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 
2006 Panopticon Gallery of Photography,                               Waltham, MA

2013     Reimagining the landscape - Art prize 2013- Grand rapids art museum- USA

 

2012    Alex MacLean, The Domaine du Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont, France

 

2010    Vue Privee, Singapore

 

2008    The Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire

           Mid-America Regional Council, Kansas City, MO

            Lincoln Library, Lincoln, MA

2007 Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 

 

2006 Panopticon Gallery of Photography,  Waltham, MA

 

2005   Airlines. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA 

 

2000   From Above, Alex macLean, The Mesnil collection, Houston Texas, (USA)

 


Galleries


2014  Alex MacLeanaerial perspectivesBeetles + Huxley Gallery, London


2012 The Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont (France)

 

2011 L'avenir du Futur; Gallery Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France

 

2010 On the Edge; Alex macLean. Vue Privee, Singapore

          Vegas/Venice. ERES Stiftung Gallery, Munich, Germany

 

2008 The Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont (France)

         Over the Top, Miller Block Gallery, Boston

 

2007 American Artifacts, Gallery Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris

 

2006   Italian and French Landscapes, Panopticon Gallery of Photography, Waltham

 

2003 Patterns on the Land, Gallery Katz, Boston

         Kansas City Design Center: Towards the Horizon, Commerce Trust Gallery, Kansas City

         Panopticon Gallery of Photography, Waltham

 

2000 From Above: Photographs of Houston, The Menil Collection, Houston

 

1997 Taking Measures Across the American Landscap, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C.

 

1993 Looking at the Land, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C.

 

1990 From the Air, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C.

 

1988 Bell Ross Gallery, Memphis

 

1980 Panopticon Gallery of Photography, Boston

 

1978 Alfred Stieglitz Gallery, New York

 

1977 North Street Gallery, Boston

 

 

Institutions

 

2009 Art into Action, Mid America Regional Council, Kansas City

 

2008 New Work, Lincoln Library, Lincoln

 

2007 Wellesley College, Horticulture Visitor Center, Wellesley

 

2003 Americaland, BETC Euro RSCG with the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, Paris

 

2002 Play in America Seen from the Sky, Les Rencontres d’Arles 33rd Annual International Photo Festival, Arles (France)

        Urbanscapes, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

        Perspectives, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Boston

 

2001 American Institute of Architects (local chapter), Dallas

 

1994 Aerial Landscapes, Seaside Institute, Seaside

 

1993 Aerial Landscapes, Boston Society of Architects, Boston

         Aerial Perspectives, Lincoln Library, Lincoln

 

1986 Currier House, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Cambridge

 

1984 San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco

 

1978 Baker Library, Harvard University Business School, Cambridge

 

 

Corporations

 

1987 Bain and Company, Boston

 

1984 Bank of America Office Headquarters, San Francisco

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS: GROUP

 

Museums

 

2013   Vues d'en haut, Centre Pompidou Metz, France

          Bird eye's view, Westport art center, Irlande

             Landmark : the fiels of photography, Somerset House, London

 

2010  Return of Landscape, Academy of art, Berlin (Germany)
         Green Planet Blues. Sinaia, Romania
         The world top view. Moscou (Russia)

2009  Burlington Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT
         Galerie Erna Hecey, Brussels
         Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
         La Gacilly, France

 

2008  Moving Through New England, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln

         Beyond the Backyard, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

 

2007  Italian Atlas 2007 Portrait of a Changing Italy, National Museum of the XXI Century, Rome

         Moving Through New England, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln

 

2006  Painters of Modern Life: Donation Photographic Collection”

         -  permanent collection of the Musee national d’art moderne –

         The Caisse des Depots, Centre Pompidou, Paris

         Looking at the Landscape: Environmental Puzzles from Three Photographers,

         Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge 

 

2005  Manufactured Self, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

 

2001  Mutations: Événement Culturel sur la Ville Contemporaine, Arc en Rêve Centre d’Architecture, Brussels

         Landscapes Seen and Imagined:

         Sense of Place” & “Water: Photographs from the Permanent Collection,

         DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln 

 

1998  Post-Pastoral: New Images of the New England Landscape,

         The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover

 

1996 The DeCordova Collects Photographs: Recent Acquisitions, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln

 

1989 In Search of the American Experience, Museum of the National Arts Foundation, New York

 

1987 Skyborne: Aerial Photography, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks

 

1986 One Percent for Art and the Rebirth of Madonna Hall, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield

 

 

Galleries

 

2009 Human = Landscape, Burlington Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT

         Economies of Scale, Miller Block Gallery, Boston

         6th Annual Festival of Photos, La Gacilly (France)

 

2008 Three Photographers, Three Publications, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C.

         Market Forces/Part I: Consuming Territories, Carriage Trade, New York

 

2007 TO FLY: Contemporary Aerial Photography, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston

 

2005 Les temps des Lumières, Nancy (France)

 

2004 Inhabiting the World, Forum Universal de les Cultures, Barcelona

Shock and Awe, Art Works for the Earth, New Orleans

         Landscapes, Issabella/Brancolini Arte Contemporanea, Rome

        Structure; Architecture in Photography, Gallery Katz, Boston

 

2002 Water: An Exhibition of Photography by ASMP New England  
         Photographers
, Akillian Gallery at Massasoit Community College, Canton

 

1998 Drive-Ins: Disappearing Summer Cinema, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

         Water, Water, Everywhere . . . and Not a Drop to Drink, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C.

         Ground Control, Lombard/Freid Fine Arts, New York

 

1997 Let It Snow!, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C.

         Aerial Perspectives: Imagination, Reality and Abstraction, D.C. Moore Gallery, New York

 

1996 Silver Traces, The Boston Photo Collaborative, Boston, MA

 

1991 Good Sports: Art and the Athlete, Nutrilite Exhibit, Buena Park

 

1990 Images of New England, The Wrubel Gallery, Concord

 

1984 Urban Landscapes Wilhelm Gallery, Houston

 

 

Institutions

 

2004 Shrinking Cities, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

 

2000 Mutations: Événement Culturel sur la Ville Contemporaine, Arc en Rêve Centre d’Architecture, Bordeaux

 

1999 The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life, The Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec

 

1997 Lasting Impressions: Looking at the Land, The New Art Center in Newton, Newtonville

 

1993 Taking Measures Across the American Landscape, University of Pennsylvania, School of Landscape Architecture, Philadelphia

        Taking Measures Across the American Landscape, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge,

 

1988 Aerial Views of the Landscape, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge

 

1987 The Edge of Perception, Corporations, Gensler and Associates/Architects, Los Angeles


1984
Highlights from the Bank of America Collection, Bank of America Office Headquarters, San Francisco

 

1983 H20, Pan American Building (Museum of Modern Art Advisory Service, curator), New York

        Contemporary Landscapes, Freeport McMoran (Museum of Modern Art Advisory Service, curator), New York

 

 

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

 

3M Corporation
American Bell            
Arthur Anderson and Company
Bank of America            
Banque Nationale de Paris    
Centre Pompidou        
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo
Chase Manhattan Bank
Citibank, N.A.    
Citizen’s Bank, USA                
Consolidated Freight         
Dean Witter Reynolds
DeCordova Museum
Dudley and G. Herschbach    
Dunn and Bradstreet        
Federal Express
Federal Reserve Bank, Boston        
Fidelity Investments        
First Boston
GTE                
George H. W. Bush Library
Goldman Sachs
Hood Museum, Dartmouth College                
IBM    
Institut d'art Contemporain    
Jean-Pierre Michaux
Jean Louis Maubant
Jeremiah Eck
J. P. Morgan                    
Merrill Lynch and Company    
Metropolitan Life
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago    
North Dakota Museum of Art    
Northrop Corporation    
Progressive Companies        
Reliance Holding Group            
Security Pacific Bank        
Smith Barney
Steven Spielberg            
Texaco                
Texas Instruments    
U.S. Alliance    
The Waterfront Center

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2012   Up on the Roof . New York's Hidden Skyline Spaces, Introduction by Robert Campbell. Princeton Architectural Press, New York 2012. Dominique Carré éditeur / Editions La Découverte, Paris 2012
          

            Chroniques Aeriennes: L'art d'Alex MacLean. Éditions La Découverte. With a photo essay by Gilles A. Tiberghien. Dominique Carré éditeur / La Découverte, Paris

 2010  Las Vegas / Venice With a photo essay by Wolfgang Kem Schirmer/Mosel Publishers, Munich

 

2008    Over: The American Landscape at the Tipping Point (New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.) Aerial Photographs and Essays by Alex S. MacLean, Introduction by Bill McKibben

 

2007    Visualizing Density (Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

Co-Authors Julie Campoli and Alex MacLean, aerial photographs by Alex MacLean.

 

2006    The Playbook (New York, NY: Thames and Hudson). Aerial photographs and Essay by Alex MacLean, introduction text by Susan Yelavich.

 

2005    Air Lines (Salem, Ma: Peabody Essex Museum). Air Lines is a 29 page catalogue Produced by the Peabody Essex Museum in conjunction with

MacLean's solo exhibition (May, 2005 - April, 2006).

 

2003    L’Arpenteur du Ciel (Paris, France: Textuel). Book coinciding with “Americaland,” a major exhibit of Alex MacLean’s work, with aerial

photographs by Alex MacLean, Co-Authors: Jean-Marc Besse, James Corner, Alex MacLean and Gilles Tiberghien.

           Designs on the Land  Exploring America from the Air (New York, NY: Thames and Hudson), Same as above, English version.

 

2002 The Limitless City: A Primer on the Urban Sprawl Debate (Washington, DC: Island Press), Author, Oliver Gillham, with aerial photographs by Alex MacLean.

Above and Beyond: Visualizing Change in Rural Areas (Chicago: APA Planners Press), Aerial photographs by Alex MacLean. Co-authors Julie Campoli, Elizabeth Humstone, and Alex

MacLean.

 

1999 Vestiges of Grandeur: The Plantations of Louisiana’s River Road (San Francisco: Chronicle Books), by Richard Sexton, aerial photographs by Alex MacLean.

 

1996 Taking Measures Across the American Landscape (New Haven: Yale University Press), Aerial photographs by Alex MacLean. Co-authors: James Corner, and Alex MacLean.

 

1994 Cities of the Mississippi: 19th Century Images of Urban Development (Columbia: University of Missouri Press), Author, John W. Reps, with aerial photographs by Alex MacLean.

 

1993 Look at the Land: Aerial Reflections on America (New York: Rizzoli),

Author, Alex MacLean with text by Bill McKibbin, aerial photographs by Alex MacLean.

 

 

ARTICLES AND MATERIALS ABOUT MACLEAN

 

2009 How I Shot This, Popular Photography, August 2009

Up in the Air, by Paul Gleason for Harvard Magazine, January / February 2009

2008 2008 Best Holiday Books, NPR Photo Blog, for OVER The American Landscape at the Tipping Point

2007 Making a Living Shooting from the Air, by Alton K. Marsh for AOPA Pilot Magazine, May 2007

 High Art, written by William Sawalich for PC Photo Magazine, March / April 2007

2006 Die Architektur des Vergnugens, German GEO, September

2005 View from the top, written by Christine Temin for the Boston Globe, July 17

Las Vegas Gambles on Growth, written by James Russell, Photos by MacLean Architectural Record, May

2004 Shared Wisdom, An Unflinching Eye, Landscape Architecture, September

Geometria Espacial, Super Interesante, August

2003 Alex MacLean, Channel 5 (ABC) Chronical (Film length approx. 5 minutes)

Toward the Horizon: Alex S. MacLean's Photographs, Review Magazine,Volume 5, #6, September

L’Amerique vue du ciel, Science & Vie Junior, July

Aparcados, Muy Interestante, July

Land Art, Ventiquattro Il Magazine, June

America From the Air, Cara, May

Ciel ! L’Amerique, Beaux Arts, March

Parkings, Geo Magazine, March

Le Survol de L’Architecte, Le Photo Graphe, March

Shape of the Union, Telegraph Magazine, April

2002 Alex MacLean was featured on KCUR-FM's Up to Date, November 4

Flying Solo, a film by French videographer Odile Fillion, documents MacLean as he begins his work in Kansas City. Film Length is approx. 1 hour

DeCordova Museum (Lincoln, MA) video Land of Freedom, Simon Bainbridge, British Journal of Photography, October

2001 Sprawled Out, Ross Atkin, The Christian Science Monitor, January 10

1999 Earthly Inscriptions, Architectural Record, December.

1998 The View from Above, View from the River, The American Institute of Architects Committee on Design.

1995 Perspective of a Winged Eye, Architecture California, May.

Interview: Alex MacLean, Judith Bell, Photographer's Forum, May.

Aerial Metaphors - Beyond Landscapes, Judith Bell, The Rangefinder, April.

The View From Above: Photographs by Alex MacLean, Art New England, April/May

1994 Flight Patterns, Progressive Architecture, March.

Sky King, Donna Gordon, The Boston Globe Magazine, July 24

1993 Plane Geometry, The New York Times Magazine, July 4

Aerial Photographs Reveal Beauty, Degradation and Sadness in America, The Northern Forest Forum, Winter.

Alex MacLean: Americaland – Le Survol de l’Architecte, Hervé LeGoff, Le Photographe, March

Alex MacLean: The Landscape of Play, Elizabeth Padjen, Architecture Boston, March/April Aerial Photographs Reveal Beauty, Degradation and Sadness in America, The Northern Forest Forum, Winter.

1988 Eye in the Sky, Donald Gropman, Berkshire Magazine, Spring.

1983 A Different Kind of Landslide, Barbara Floria, MD Magazine, June.

1980 Images of Earth, Laurie Beckelman, The Boston Globe Magazine, November 30.

 


Awards
CORINE International Book Award: For OVER: The American Landscape at the Tipping Point, 2009
Boston Society of Architects: Honor Award for Design Excellence, for Photographs of New Research Buildings Woods Hold, Massachusetts, designed by Ellenzweig, 2007
Brandeis University: Bolli Distinguished Speakers Award, March 2007
Boston Society of Landscape Architects: Award of Excellence, 2006
Boston Society of Landscape Architects: Award of Excellence, 2006
American Academy in Rome: Awarded the Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture for 2003-2004.
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts:  Grant Recipient, 2003
Kansas City Design Center: Recipient of Resident Design Fellowship, 2002
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy: Grant Recipient, 2002.
The American Institute of Architects: Citation for Excellence awarded to “Taking Measures Across the American Landscape,” 1997.
The American Society of Landscape Architects: Honor Award in Communications bestowed upon “Taking Measures Across the American Landscape,” 1997.
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts: Grant Recipient, 1997.
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts: Grant Recipient, 1995.
Eleventh Annual American Photography Competition: Certificate of Excellence, 1995.
Seaside Institute, Escape to Create Program: Artist in Residence, 1994.
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts: Grant Recipient, 1992.
National Endowment for the Arts: Design Grant, 1990-1992.
Massachusetts One Percent for Arts Program: Grant Recipient, Madonna Hall Commission, 1985.
National Endowment for the Arts: Design Grant, 1980-1981.

 

Alex Mac Lean,

vit et travaille à Boston

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