Contemporary artist Bill Jacobson is an American photographer. He is best known for his blurred and atmospheric photographs in which he explores issues of perception, memory, as well as the possibilities of representation in photography.
- Born: 1955
- Place of birth: Norwich, Connecticut, USA
- Nationality: American
- Studied at: Brown University, San Francisco Art Institute
- Era: Contemporary art
10.09.20 - 10.01.21 Keeper of the Hearth – Houston Center for Photography, Houston.
- 18.05.2019 - 06.10.2019 Contemporary Sublime: The Photographic Collecting of William G. Butler - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs.
- 19.01.2019 - 26.05.2019 Recent Acquisitions: Photography and Abstraction - Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence.
- 30.07.2018 - 09.09.2018 Vom Verschwinden und Erscheinen - Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung, Berlin.
- 17.03.2018 - 05.05.2018 Bill Jacobson and Giorgio Morandi: Photographs and Drawings - Robert Morat Gallery, Berlin.
- 16.03.2017 - 26.05.2017 Bill Jacobson. figure, ground - Julie Saul Gallery, New York.
- 2017: Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York.
- 2012: Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York.
- 1995: Photographer's Fellowship, Aaron Siskind Foundation, New York.
- 1994: Photographer's Fellowship, Foundation for the Arts, New York.
- Bill Jacobson. 945 Madison Avenue, picture book, Some Planes Press (Publ.), New York 2017.
- Bill Jacobson. figure, ground, exhibition catalog, Bill Arning, Robert Glück & Barbara Stehle, New York 2017.
- Place (Series), picture book, Bill Jacobson & Maureen N. McLane, Santa Fe 2015.
- 48 Great Jones St, picture book, Bill Jacobson & Chris Wallace, New York 2014.
- A Series of Human Decisions, picture book, Bill Jacobson & Ian Berry, Seattle 2009.
- London - V&A Victoria and Albert Museum
- Boston - Museum of Fine Arts
- Chicago - Museum of Contemporary Photography
- Honolulu - Honolulu Museum of Art
- New York - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
- New York - Guggenheim Museum
- New York - Metropolitan Museum of Art
- New York - Whitney Museum of American Art
- San Francisco - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art