Frank Horvat



Frank Horvat




1928born in Abbazia, Italy

1939 - 1945lived in Lugano, Switzerland

1947 - 1950moved to Milano, Italy
studied at the Accademia di Brera
then worked in an advertising firm, then purchased a Rolleicord camera and freelanced for Italian magazines

1950met Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris

1952 - 1953traveled to Pakistan and India as free-lance photographer

1953 - 1959worked at an advertising firm in Milano, Italy

1954 - 1955moved to London and worked for LIFE and Picture Post

1955moved to Paris

1957 - 1962became a fashion photographer and worked for Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Jardin des Modes

1958 - 1961became part of MAGNUM as an associate photographer

1962 - 1963worked on two books, Strip-Tease and Television

1986 - 1987worked on Entre Vues: interviews with famous photographers

1989began experimenting with digital imaging

1989began experimenting with digital imaging

1990 - 1998worked on projects for books, including Sculptures by Degas, Bestiarium, Chimerae", Ovid's Metamorphoses, Walks Around Boulougne-Billancourt

2000Film FRANK HORVAT, 1999, on ARTE

2000 - 2003worked on La Veronique: 50 yards around my house in Provence



2019La Mostra Fotografica, Carona Immagina 19 at Carona, Swiss
Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (MAMM)
Leica Camera Hong-Kong

2018Vieille église St Vincent, Mérignac
Musée de la Photographie, Lille
Museo Palau Solterra, Spain
Camera Gallery, Paris
Fifty One Gallery, Antwerpen
Palazzo Chiablese, Turin
Nexus Hall Chanel, Tokyo

2017Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris
Galerie Minautore, Paris
Izzy Gallery, Toronto

2016Dina Vierny Gallery, Paris
Fahey Klein Gallery, Los Angeles

2015Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin

2014Palazzo Mediceo di Seravezza, Italy
Théâtre de La Photographie et de l'Image, Nice

2013Gallery Dina Vierny, Paris

2012Gallery Hiltawski, Berlin
Dina Vierny Gallery, Paris
Brucie Collections, Kiev, Ukraine
Susanna Orlando Gallery, Forte dei Marmi, Italy
Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada

2011Birgit Filzmaier, Zurich, Switzerland
CRAF, Spilimbergo, Italy

2010Manège Gallery, Saint-Petersburg
BSI Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland
Photographica Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland

2009Gallery Hiltawski, Berlin
Gallery Aplanat, Hamburg
Gallery Dina Vierny, Paris
Gallery Ersel, Torino, Italy

La-Maison-près-Bastille, Paris
Villa Tamaris, La Seyne, Var, France

2007La-Maison-près-Bastille, Paris
Assolibri Gallery, Florence, Italy

2006Tristan’s Gallery, Cornwall, GB
La-Maison-près-Bastille, Paris
Espace Landowski, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

2005Musée Maillol, Paris
Assolibri Gallery, Florence, Italy

2004Wouter Van Leeuwen Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Janos Gat Gallery, New York, USA
Nature and Landscape Festival, La Gacilly, France
Dina Vierny Gallery, Paris

2003Fahey-Klein Gallery, Los Angeles
Maison de la Photographie, Toulon, France
Jan Schluetter Gallery, Köln, Germany

2002Fundation Vila Casas, Barcelona, Spain
Janos Gat Gallery, New York
Staley Wise Gallery, New York
Haeckelbury Fine Arts, London
Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris
Fifty-one Fine Art Photography, Antwerpen

2001Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris

2000Galerie Serge Aboucrat, Paris
Jane Jackson Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA
Galerie In Focus,Cologne, Germany
Sao Paolo, Brasil
Stadtgalerie, Kiel, Germany
Musée Régional des Centovalli, Intragna, Switzerland
Galleria Assolibri, Firenze, Italy
Fundation Armando Alvarez Penteado, Sao Paulo, Brazil
“FRANK HORVAT”, 1999, Film, at ARTE

1999Casa di Goethe, Rome
Zoological Museum in Kiel, Germany
Hackelbury Fine Arts, London

1998Goethe-Haus, Frankfurt a.M., Germany
Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris
Institut Français, Valencia, Spain
Galeria Railowski, Valencia, Spain

1997Photographie-Forum, Frankfurt a.M.
Institut Français, Prag, Czech Republic
Institut Français, Bratislava, Slovakia
Staley-Wise Gallery, New York
Galleria Acta International, Rome, Italy

1996Fotofest, Houston, USA
Musée Carnavalet, Paris

1995Hamiltons, London,
Staley Wise, New York
Carla Sozzani, Milano
Agathe Gaillard, Paris
Centro Krizia, Milano
Parc Régional de la Bresse, France

1994Select Collection at Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Centre National de la Photographie, Paris

1993Centre National de la Photographie, Paris
Foto-folies, Rodez, France

1992Galerie Pictorial, Paris
Centre National de la Photographie, Paris

1991Vision Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Galerie du Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse, France

1990Fotofest, Houston, USA
French Institute, New York
several FNAC centers in France
Folio Gallery, Calgary, Canada
FNAC, Paris

1989Prinz Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
Espace Paris-Audiovisuel, Paris
Festival de la Photographie de Mode, Trouville, France

1988Centre Culturel Français, Prag, Czechoslovakia
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
Bell Commons Space, Tokyo

1987Fondation Cartier, Jouy-en-Josas, France

1986Galleria Novecento, Palermo, Italy
Photokina, Köln, Germany
Centre Culturel, Verrières, France

1985Centre d'Art Centemporain, Montbéliard, France
Stadtmuseum, München, Germany
Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1984Centre Culturel, Toulon, France
Sander Gallery, New York
Centre Kodak, Paris

1983Centre Pompidou, Paris
Maison de la Culture, Angoulème, France
La Chambre Claire, Paris
Espace Canon, Paris

1982National Museum, Malta
Centre Pompidou, Paris

1981Galerie Mamya, Paris
Galleria Novecento, Palermo, Italy
Zeit Gallery, Tokyo

1980Artcurial Gallery, Paris
Photographers Gallery, London

1979ICP New York

1978Photographers Gallery, London

1977Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Nantes, France




2010Award of PREMIO DEL CENTENARIO, by La Fondazione del Centenario, Lugano, Switzerland


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