ARTIST

b. 1952

Bill Armstrong Resume

Bill Armstrong is a New York based fine art photographer who has been shooting in color for over thirty years. His “Mandala” series was featured in a two-person exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2008, and he had a mid-career retrospective at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach in 2010. Armstrong’s work is in many museum collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and the Bibliothèque National de France. He has presented work in numerous museum exhibitions including the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Hayward Gallery, London; Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne; Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan; and FOAM, Amsterdam. One of Armstrong’s images was chosen for the cover of Lyle Rexer’s Aperture book “The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography.” His work appears in “Face: The New Photographic Portrait” by William Ewing and “Exploring Color Photography” by Robert Hirsch, among other books. He has also been published in numerous periodicals including “The New Yorker,” “The New York Times,” “Harper’s,” “House and Garden,” and “Eyemazing.”

Series

Film Noir

“Film Noir” revisits the themes of the classic black-and-white films of the 40s and …

Renaissance Portraits

“Renaissance Portraits” is a portfolio of blurred photographs made by re-photographing reproductions of 15th- …

Renaissance

The source materials for the photographs in this series are re-worked master drawings, largely …

Mandalas

Beginning with scraps of paper and found imagery, Bill Armstrong created colorful collages which …

Blue Spheres

Beginning with scraps of paper and found imagery, Bill Armstrong created colorful collages which …

Apparition

The mysterious and powerful images in this body of work capture fleeting “visitations” from …

Masks & Skulls

Beginning with scraps of paper and found imagery, Bill Armstrong created colorful collages which …

Figures

Beginning with scraps of paper and found imagery, Bill Armstrong created colorful collages which …

Exhibitions

Spirit

January 15 – February 28, 2004

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