Alex Soth, born 1969 in Minneapolis, USA, is a Magnum photographer famous for his large-scale portrait projects in the American Midwest.

Publications

2004 - "Sleeping by the Mississippi" Steidl, Germany
2006 - "Niagara" Steidl, Germany
2007 - "Fashion Magazine" Magnum, France
2010 - "From Here to There: Alec Soth’s America" Walker Art Center, USA
2010 - "One Mississippi" Nazraeli Press, USA
2012 - "Looking for Love" Kominek Bücher, Germany
2012 - "Ohio", "Upstate", "Michigan" Little Brown Mushroom, USA
2013 - "Colorada", "Texas", "Three Valleys" Little Brown Mushroom, USA
2014 - "Bogota Funsaver Nazraeli" Press, USA
2015 - "Songbook" Steidl, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2004 - Sleeping by the Mississippi, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA
2004 - Sleeping by the Mississippi, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2005 - Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
2006 - Niagara, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
2006 - Niagara, Wohnmaschine, Berlin, Germany
2006 - Niagara, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA
2009 - The Last Days of W., Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
2009/10 - Niagara, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, USA
2010/11 - Black line of woods, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA
2010 - Mississippi Niagara, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
2010/11 - From here to there, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
2011 - Broken Moments, Galerie Friedrich Loock, Berlin, Germany
2012 - La Belle Dame sans Merci, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia
2012 - Broken Manual, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
2015/2016 - Gathered Leaves, Media Space, Science Museum, London, United Kingdom

Awards

1999 - McKnight Foundation Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, USA
2001 - Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) / Jerome Foundation Fellowships for Emerging Artists, USA
2001 - Minnesota State Arts Board, USA
2003 - Santa Fe Prize for Photography, USA
2004 - McKnight Foundation Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, USA
2005 - CEPA Artist Residency, CEPA (Contemporary Photography & Visual Arts Center), Buffalo, USA
2006 - Golden Light Book Award, USA
2008 - Bush Fellowship, Bush Foundation, Saint Paul, USA
2008 - PhotoVision Award, Germany
2011 - Infinity Award from International Center of Photography, Publication category, for From Here to There: Alec Soth’s America, USA
2013 - John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, USA

Books from Alec SOTH