Albert Watson

Albert Watson

Albert Watson (*1942 in Edinburgh) ranks among the most prominent classic photographers. He counts among the most famous fashion and portrait photographers in the world. Far over 250 cover pages of »Vogue« have been created by him so far. During his career he has developed a characteristic aesthetics and visual language that is unique. Moreover, Albert Watson became also famous for his complex photographs, combining different genres of still life, portrait, fashion, and landscape photography. His works are exhibited in prestigious museums and are part of prominent collections. Watson is working and living in New York.

In Germany, Albert Watson is exclusively represented by CAMERA WORK Gallery.


2022 · Hangaram Museum of Art at the Seoul Arts Center (Seoul)
2021 · Vogue Festival (Milan)
2021 · Scad Fash Museum (Atlanta)
2020 · The Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland)
2019 · Tokiographie Festival (Tokyo)
2019 · CAMERA WORK (Berlin)
2018 · Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow)
2015 · Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow)
2012 · Deichtorhallen (Hamburg)
2011 · Museum Fotografiska (Stockholm)
2009 · Centro Internazionale di Fotografia (Milan)
2008 · NRW-Forum (Dusseldorf)
2008 · CAMERA WORK (Berlin)
2007 · FotoMuseum (Antwerp)


Albert Watson’s works are part of prestigious public and private art collections such as:

National Portrait Gallery (London)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)
Scottish Parliament
Deichtorhallen (Hamburg)
Museum Folkwang (Essen)
Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow)

Awards & Honors

Order of the British Empire of Queen Elizabeth II
Lifetime Achievement Award of the Royal Photographic Society
Cartier Lifetime Achievement Award
Lucy Award
Steiger Award
Hasselblad Masters Award

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