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Grand Central Revealed
Public Art Lightbox Installation

Cleveland Warehouse

Dark City [Book]

42nd St. Nocturne in NYC Subway

Night/Shift: Color Photography by Lynn Saville

Acquainted with the Night

Waring Envelope


2019 Through the Lens Gallery, Durham, North Carolina, "The City and Solitude," October 18 - November 11
2017 Grand Central Terminal, MTA Arts for Transit Lightbox Exhibition, NYC "Grand Central Revealed" opens in Spring 2017 and continues for approximately 3 years
  Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy, Charlotte, NC Nov 3, 2017 - January 31, 2018 "Dark City: Urban America at Night"
  Griffin Museum's Atelier Gallery at Stoneham Theatre, Boston, MA "Dark City" Feb 7 - Apr 9th, 2017 Opening and artists talk March 21st & Workshop March 22nd
2016 Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France, "Dark City" September 14 - October 30th, 2016
  Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL, October - December
  Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, AL, "Dark City: Urban America at Night", July 14th - September 25 curated by Michael Panhorst
  Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, "NEW YORK PHOTOGRAPHS", January 22 - February 27th with a book signing February 5th.
2015 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, "Dark City, A retrospective Photographic Exhibition", August - October curated by Stephen Hilger
  Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL "Dark City", October - December, curated by Martha Schneider
  Florida School of the Arts, Palatka, FL, "Dark City", August - October
2014 The University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, Maine
  Schneider Gallery, Chicago, January - March 2014
2013 Gallery Kayafas, Boston, "Vacancy", Feb 22 - March 30, 2013
2011 Schneider Gallery, Chicago, "Solo Exhibition", January 7 - March 1
2010 Zoe Bingham Fine Art, London, "Night/Shift", December 2010
2009 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY, "Night/Shift", July
  Kayafas Gallery, Boston, MA, "Night/Shift", July
2008 Stephen A. Austin State University, TX, "Night/Shift".
  Montgomery Museum of Art, Alabama, "Night/Shift".
  Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2007 Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, "Lynn Saville: Night Vision", Feb - July
  Pensacola Art Museum Pensacola Florida, July - October
  Hiram College, Hiram, OH, Nov - December

New York City MTA, Arts for Transit (Public Installation), "42nd Street Nocturne", - 7 Large Light boxes in 42nd Street Bryant Park subway station.
  Duke University, President's Gallery, "Lynn Saville: The Color of Night"
2005 Duke University, "Night Vision: Photographs of William Gedney & Lynn Saville"
  Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C., "Paris: Night's Edge"
2004 The Photographers' Gallery, London
2003 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City
2002 Brooklyn Public Library, New York
2001 Hiram College, Frohring Art Center, Hiram, Ohio
2000 Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris
1999 The Photographers' Gallery, London
  Federazione International Artistici Fotografia, Turin, Italy
1998 Gente di Fotografia, Palermo, Italy
1997 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
  Jackson Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
  John Cleary Gallery, Houston, Texas
1996 New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York
1995 Columbia University School of Architecture
  University of California, Berkeley, CA
1994 Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Photonica Gallery, New York
1993 Photo-four Gallery, South Suburban College, Chicago
1992 Mincher-Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY
1990 University of Texas at Dallas, Texas


2019 "Women Photographers Today," Julia Margaret Camera Award Winner for Cityscape , The Space Nau Bostik, Barcelona, Spain, April 11 - 29, 2019
  "Faculty & Student Exhibition," NYU/SPS Center for Applied Liberal Arts Art Exhibition Jan 22, 2019 - April 1, 2019, Kimmel Galleries, Washington Square Park South, room 802, curated by Alicia Kubes
2018 "From the Ground Up," a group art exhibition July 15, 2018 - January, 2019, curated by New York Foundation for the Arts Curatorial at McKinsey & Co., New York City [not open to the public]
  "Chasing the Light: Photographs by Lynn Saville & Kristin Holcomb" March 7 - March 31, 2018, Fotofoto Gallery, Huntington, NY
2017 North Carolina Museum of Art NIGHT[Light] Exhibition Group photography exhibition, September 30, 2017 - January 28, 2018
  "Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn's Waterfront" April 27-September 10, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society exhibition at Brooklyn Bridge Park Warehouse, curated by Marilyn Symmes
2016 "The Radiant Sea" at Yancey Richardson Gallery, 525 West 22nd Street, NYC, July 14, 6-8pm
  "Lux: Manchester and the Modern American City" at the Currier Museum of Art, Manchester,, New Hampshire, June 11 - September 5
  "Urban Landscapes: Manchester and the Modern American City" at the Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 11 - September 5
  Into the Night: Modern and Contemporary Art and the Nocturne Tradition, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, curated by Julie Sasse
2015 Triangle Photography Festival, Neo-Pre-Proto-Post-Photography, curated by Elin O'Hara Slavick, Spectre Arts, Durham, NC
  Photographing Both Sides of Sunset, Kopeikin Gallery, Culvery City, LA, Fall
  Photographing Both Sides of Sunset, Hamburg Kennedy, New York, NY, June - August
  Sky Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, WInchester, MA, February
  Spotlights, ICP International Center of Photography, New York, NY, January
2014 Poetics of Light Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR, December
  Curator's Choice Exhibition, Pro Arts, Jersey City Art Museum, Jersey City, NJ, October 6 -31st
  Looking Back Six Years: Selected New Acquisitions, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME April 4 to June 7, 2014
  Stories in the Social Landscape, ICP Faculty Exhibition, Dec 14, 2013 to March 16, 2014
2013 Clouded Presence, Curated by Liz Kwon, Gallery Ho, New York
  Monticule Art, Kirkland & Ellis, Curated by Yancey Richardson, New York City, "What Remains"
  Santa Cruz Museum of Art, CA, "Photo ID"
  College Saint Elizabeth, NJ, "Nocturnes"
  Tucson Museum of Art, AZ, "Into the Night"
  Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, "Installation of artists from permanent collection"
  Photographic Resource Center "PRC", Boston, "The Space in Between"
2012 Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, "New York in Color"
  Photographic Resource Center, Boston, "Urban Landscape: Vacant Spaces"
  Jersey City, NJ, "Curator's Choice"
2010 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, "Incognito: The Hidden Self Portrait"
2009 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City', "Glitz & Grime"
  Farmani and Safe-T-Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn, "Night Moves"
2008 Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, "The Photographer's Eye"
  Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, "American Identities"
  Harvard University, "Darkness, Darkness"
2007 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, "Easy Rider"
  Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, "American Identities"
  Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC, "Exterior"
2006 Westport Arts Center, Westport, CN, "Brooklyn"
  Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, "Muse Exhibition"
  ICON Iowa Contemporary Gallery, Fairfield, IA "Lynn Saville - Sam Oppenheim - Photography"
2005 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, "Photographing the Museum"
Duke University, Durham, N.C.
   "20/20: The Night Photographs of Lynn Saville and William Gedney"
Central Park Conservancy Commission: "Picturing Central Park"
2004 Brooklyn Museum of Art "Open House"
AXA Gallery New York, "At the Crossroads of Desire A Times Square Centennial"
Opelousas Museum, Opelousas, Louisiana "New York Show"
2003 New York Foundation for the Arts, New York City,
    "Tanqueray No. Ten"
2001 Galerie Valerie Cueto, Paris, France, "Girls on Top"
  Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, NY,
       "Aesthetics of ContemporaryPhotography"
  "Mois de la Photo," Paris, France
2000 Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY, "From Here to There"
  Hudson River Museum,
     "Three American Night Landscape Photographers"
  Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France
2000 Deutsche Bank
  Yancey Richardson Gallery
  Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles
1998 Zur Stockeregg Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1997 Robert Mann Gallery, NY "Backyards"
  Yancey Richardson Gallery, "H2O"
1995 Parsons School of Design, "Monuments and Memorials"
1991 Nikon House: New York
  Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX
1990 Chevron Corporation Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Poet's House, New York City in "The Green Room": 29 Portraits of Poets


Duke University, Durham, N.C. The David M. Rubinstein Rare Book, Manuscript Library


2017 MTA Arts for Transit Commission to Document "Grand Central Revealed"
1999 New York State Council for the Arts Grant
1989 New York Foundation for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1998 Premio Award, Scanno, Italy, Festival of Photography


Guggenheim Museum
New York Historical Society
MTA: Arts & Design Art Collection
Metropolitain Museum of Art (New York)
Art Institute of Chicago
North Carolina Museum of Art
International Center of Photography
National Portrait Gallery, London
Prudential Financial
The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Milwaukee Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Museum of the City of Paris
Museum of the City of New York
California Museum of Photography
International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House
Oxford University, Bodleian Library
New York Public Library


New York, Photographs by Lynn Saville;
      part of a series on cities entitled LOST;
      Kris Graves Projects; Long Island City, 2018

Dark City, Photographs by Lynn Saville;
      Introduction by Geoff Dyer
      Damiani, Bologna, 2015

Night/Shift: Color Photographs by Lynn Saville;
      Introduction by Arthur C. Danto
      Random House/ The Monacelli Press, 2009

Acquainted with the Night, Rizzoli, 1997
The Language of Life, Bill Moyers, 1995
Horses in the Circus Ring, E.P. Dutton, 1989


The New Yorker, Goings on About Town, Review of Solo show at Pratt Institute by Vince Aletti, August, 2015
The Independent, London, UK, Arts & Books, Review of Dark City: Urban America At Night June, 2015
The Scotsman, Edinburgh, Scotland, Review of Dark City: Urban America at Night January 2016
The New York Times, Sunday Edition, Metropolitan Section, August 2015 Feature "Between Day and Dark" by John Leland

Prattfolio 125th Anniversary Issue: Alumni View | Lynn saville, page 70-71, Spring 2012

Exit #43: By Night(Madrid, Spain); August 2011: "Portfolio: Twilight Borders"
Boston Globe, September 17, 2009 "Critic's Pick"
Boston Globe, September 30, 2009 "Review of show"
Monthly Photography, Seoul, South Korea, "Portfolio and Interview", By Minny Lee, March 2008
Photo Review, 2008 "Bridges"
The New York Times, Sunday Arts & Leisure, January 5, 2003
Duke Magazine, Spring 2003
2wice Magazine, Spring 2003
The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH, 2001
The New York Times, Sunday Arts & Leisure, July 1995
The Manhattan Review, covers since 1995
"Art in Review" Charles Hagen, New York Times, 1995
"Voice Choices" Vince Aletti, The Village Voice, 1995, l993
Duke Magazine, 1995
Milkweed Chronicle, 1995
Harper's, May 1995, April 1994
Popular Photography, 1993
Lighting Dimensions, Fall, 1992



Digital Photo Magazine, July 2019, interview and portfolio feature in print and online editions by Jill Waterman
L'Oeil de la Photographie article Notre-Dame de Paris, in the section called Vu d'en haut, Lynn's photo of Notre Dame is the fourth one, April 19, 2019
PDN Photo District News August 2018 print edition Fine Arts Section, cover photograph
Under the Cover of Dark, a Photographer Captures a Changing City by Eillie Anzilotti, published in The Atlantic's CITYLAB, Jan 27, 2016
iPhotoCentral Photo Books: Cities Dark and Light By Matt Damsker Dec 7, 2015
New York Captured Between the Day and the Dark, New York Times Print Edition and Online by John Leland, August 27th, 2015
The Archaeology of Overnight, The New Yorker "Photo Booth", By Geoff Dyer, October 7th, 2015
Finding the Perfect Time of Dat to Photograph America's Changing Cities, Slate.com "Behold Blog", by David Rosenberg, August 27th, 2015
Review of Dark City, The New Yorker, Print Edition, Review in Art Listings Section, Fall 2015
Review of Dark City, The Independent UK, Print Edition, Fall 2015
Tips from a Pro: Lynn Saville's Tips For Photographing After Dark, Popular Photography, print and online, by Peter Kolonia, August 2015
Lynn Saville: Dark City, Urban America at Night, artdaily.org
Damiani ancounces the publication of Dark City: Urban America at Night, Photograph and Essay, Lynn Saville, Spring, 2014
Baseball Field, Venice, CA, Browsings, The Harper's blog, Lynn Saville, September 28, 2015
Lynn Saville and her Dark City, Professional Women Photographers Blog, by Fredda Gordon, 2015
Lynn Saville's "Dark City" @ Pratt Institute's Photography Gallery, Brooklyn, Review, Backyard Opera, August 30, 2015
Lynn Saville @ Pratt Institute's Photography Gallery, F-Stop Magazine, August 19, 2015
Lynn Saville's Version of Night Photography, Lomography, Review by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino, July 13, 2015
In Shifting Light: Urban Landscapes by Lynn Saville, Terrain, October 18th, 2015
Lynn Saville's "Dark City" @ Pratt Institute's Photography Gallery, Brooklyn, Juxtapoz, Review, August 25, 2015
Dark City: Urban America at Night - photography by Lynn Saville, Arbus.com, September 2015
Lynn Saville Captures the Dark City, TheSpaces.com, by Betty Wood, September 18, 2015
Seen: The Green Hand | Boston Society of Architects, Photograph and Essay, Lynn Saville, Spring, 2014
Empty Photographs, Photo Essay, Alicia Eler, March, 2014
Review: Lynn Saville and Reuben Wu/Schneider Gallery, February, 2014
New York Times Sunday Review : Eloquent Empty Spaces, Photographs, Essay, and online slide show: Sunday, November 3, 2013
Big Red & Shiny Blog, Gallery Kayafas review, Robyn Day, March 2013, Big Red & Shiny Blog
Lynn Saville Vacancy, April 21, 2012, Journal de la Photographie
iphotocentral.com e-Photo Newsletter review of Night/Shift by Matt Damsker, January 4th, 2012,
Bright Nights: Photographer Lynn Saville sees New York City in a Certian Light, New York University
     Alumni Magazine, issue #14, Spring 2010
"Scenes From the Night Shift", 2010, Opinionator Blog, NY Times
Brian Ulrich, Interview by Lynn Saville, 2010, BOMBSITE
"Photo of the Day Today, please take a look!", 2010, Photo District News
"Daylight Magazine", 2010, Daylight Magazine
Camera Club of New York, 2009
The New York Times - Arts & Leisure, "New York Photographs" , Review of Glitz & Grime Exhibition,
     By Ken Johnson, August 13, 2009
Review of Night/Shift, Duke Magazine, Fall 2009
"ART: Lynn Saville"Interview by Nick Stillman, 2009, BOMBLOG [local archive]
Woman Around Town: Lynn Saville - Photographing the Night, Sunday, July 19th, 2009,
      Woman Around Town [Also The Space in Between - Public Scenes Minus People, December 2012
A Conversation with Lynn Saville June 2009, Nymphoto
Eyemazing Magazine,(Interview and Portfolio), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Issue 4, 2009
"Night/Shift: An interview with Lynn Saville", By Robert A. Schaefer, Jr., June 2009, Double Exposure
      [local archive]
"New York at Night with Photographer Lynn Saville", 2009, Flavorpill
"Night Vision: Photographs of William Gedney and Lynn Saville", 2005, Duke Libraries article
The New York Times - Arts & Leisure: "Acquainted With the Hour That Falls Before the Night",
      By Ginger Danto, January 5, 2003
Black and White Magazine, (Cover article): "Spotlight - Lynn Saville", Shawn O'Sullivan, March 2003
Art News: "Lynn Saville and Andrew Moore" , (Yancey Richardson Gallery exhibition review),
     By Sarah Valdez, May 2003
Duke University Alumni Magazin: "Night's Edge" , By Maria Park Bobroff, Spring 2003
Leica Fotografie International: "Award for Lynn Saville", (Scanno Photo Prize), January 1999
Leica View: "Lynn Saville - Master of Highlights and Shadows" , May 1999
Leica Fotografie International: "The Click is the Kick" ,May 1996


Traveling Through the Dark: The Night Photography of Lynn Saville, Directed by Anna Boden, 2003
NPR National Public Radio: "A New York Moment: Lynn Saville", WNYC Video about my work on
      WNYC radio/website, January 2010, NPR National Public Radio
When in Rome, Disney, 2008: photograph "Roof Garden" exhibited on wall of art curator's home.


Pratt Institute, M.F.A., 1976
Duke University, B.A., 1971
Master Class with Philippe Halsman, New York, 1979