Alessandra Sanguinetti joined Magnum Photos as a nominee in 2007.
American, b. 1968
Alessandra Sanguinetti was born in New York, 1968, brought up in
Argentina from 1970 until 2003, and is currently based in New York.
She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship and a
Hasselblad Foundation grant. Her photographs are included in public
and private collections, such as the Museum of Modern Art (NY), the
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her book, “On the Sixth Day”,
was published by Nazraeli Press in January 2006.
She has photographed for the The New York Times Magazine, LIFE,
Newsweek, and New York Magazine.
Fellowships and awards
2007 MacDowell Fellowship
2006 Discovery Award, Rencontres D’Arles
2004 Argentine Critics Association
2002 Lightwork Artist in Residence
2001 Hasselblad Foundation Grant
National Fund for the Arts grant. Argentina
2000 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship recipient
1st Prize, National Hall of the Arts, Argentina
1998 Joop Swart Master Class, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
1997 Ernst Hass work grant for documentary Photography
National Fund for the Arts. Argentina
1994 1st Prize, Buenos Aires Art Biennial.
2006 On the Sixth Day, Yossi Milo Gallery, NY
2004 The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and the Enigmatic Meaning
Dreams, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.
2003 The Adventures of Guille and Belinda, Museum of Modern Art of
The Adventures of Guille and Belinda, Robert B. Menschel Gallery.
Lightwork, Syracuse University. NY.
2001 On the Sixth Day, Ruth Benzacar Gallery. Buenos Aires
1998 Sweet Expectations, Fotogaleria del Teatro San Martin. Buenos
1997 Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas. Buenos Aires
1995 Sweet Expectations, Museo Histórico de Quilmes. Argentina
1994 Sweet Expectations, Fundación Andy Goldstein. Buenos Aires.
2007 Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, NY
El Cuerpo Redise?ado, Sala Cronopios, CC Recoleta, Buenos Aires
2006 Ecotopia, ICP Triennial, International Center of Photography,
Discovery Award, Rencontres d’Arles, France.
Pintura Subyacente, Spanish Cultural Center of Buenos Aires,
2005 The (S) Files, Museo del Barrio Bienal, NY
On the Sixth Day, Rencontres d’Arles. Galerie Arena, Arles, France.
5th Mercosul Visual Arts Biennial , Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Play, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York.
2004 We are the world, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
Flowers, Ariel Meyerovitz Gallery. New York
2003 Art Basel, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, Miami
Enchanted Evening, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
2000 Premio Banco Ciudad, National Museum of Fine Arts. Buenos Aires
Premio Banco Nacion, Centro Cultural Recoleta. Buenos Aires
Premios Klemm, Galeria Fundacion Klemm. Buenos Aires
2000 National Hall of the Arts, Palais de Glace. Buenos Aires
1999 New Collection, Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires
1998 Underexposed, Exposeptember exhibitions in Stockholm, Sweden.
Joop Swart Master Class exhibition. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1997 The New Generation, Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires
1996 Curutiba Art Biennial, Curutiba, Brazil
Homage to Frida Kahlo, Centro Cultural Recoleta. Buenos Aires
1995 Encuentros, Fundacion Banco Patricios. Buenos Aires
Erotizarte, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
1994 On Shaky Ground, 494 Gallery, New York
Dichosos sean los ojos. Galeria Rozarte. Rosario, Argentina
1993 Buenos Aires Art Biennial. Argentina
Sweet Expectations, Fundación Andy Goldstein, Buenos Aires
Museum of Modern Art, New York
International Center of Photography, New York
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Fonds national d'art contemporain, France
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires
Joy of Giving Something, Inc.
2006 On the Sixth Day. Essay by Robert Blake, Nazraeli Press
2006 Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography. Essay by Roxana
2004 The Photograph as Contemporary Art (World of Art), by Charlotte
2004 Modern Contemporary, Museum of Modern Art, NY
2003 Contact Sheet 120, The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and the
of their Dreams. Essay by Gary Hesse, Lightwork
2001 Exit 4, “Mundo Adolecente”, Spain
2000 Luna Cornea #20, Mexico
1999 Arte Fotografico Argentino, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires