Exhibitions


EDUCATION


1982
     

  • College Diploma in Design, (Photography) – Distinction. Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design.

1998        

  • Honorary Fellowship from Bournemouth & Poole College of Art and Design.

2014        

  • Honorary Doctorate From The University of The Arts London.


EXHIBITIONS


2018

  • Nick Knight 'Still'; The Mass, Tokyo.

  • Vogue Like a Painting; Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen.

  • Mystic Detectives; Samek Art Museum, Pennsylvania.

2017

  • Celibatair Divas; Herkenrode Refuge, Belgium.

  • Vogue Like a Painting; Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul.

  • Christian Dior, couturier du rêve; Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris.

2016

  • Vogue Like a Painting; Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul.

  • Fashion Together; Fashion Space Gallery, UAL, London.

  • North; Fashioning Identity; Somerset house, London.

  • Nick Knight: Image; Daelim Museum, Seoul.

  • Nick Knight; Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich.

  • History of Photography: The Body; The V&A Museum, London.

  • #techstyle; The Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

  • Vogue 100; National Portrait Gallery, London.

2015    

  • Nick Knight; Christophe Guye Galerie Booth, Paris Photo, Paris.

  • Vogue Like a Painting; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.

  • Killer Heels; Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

  • Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty; Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

  • Nick Knight & Alexander McQueen; SHOWstudio Shop; London.

2014    

  • Killer Heels; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.

  • Photographs I Like: Darren Bader; Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York.

2013    

  • Punk: Chaos to Couture;  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

2012      

  • Flora; SHOWstudio Shop; London.

  • Death; SHOWstudio Shop; London.

  • Icons of Tomorrow – Contemporary Fashion Photography; Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich.

  • Great Photographs: Scape; Hasted Kraeutler, New York.

2011        

  • Vanity; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna.

2009        

  • Fashion Revolution; Somerset House, London.

  • Weird Beauty - Fashion Photography Now; The International Center of Photography, New York.

2006        

  • Archeology of Elegance; Deichtorhallen Museum, Hamburg.

  • Talking to Myself, Yohji Yamamoto; La Masion Européenne de la Photographie, Paris.

2001       

  • Century City; Tate Modern, London.

2000        

  • CUT, (Exhibition By The Hairdresser Barnabee); Musee De La Mode, Paris.

  • Celebrating 100 Years of Photo District News, New York.

  • Impossible Image; Phaidon Press Exhibition, Japan.

  • La Beaute; Exhibition For EN2000, Avignon.

  • Facing The Future; Touring Exhibition to Celebrate 20 Years of The Face Magazine.

  • Das Fernglas; The Deutsche Hygiene Museum, Dresden.

  • Nadja; Exhibition Celebrating Nadja Auermann, Germany.

  • Imperfect Beauty; Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

  • Revolver; MTV Music Awards Exhibition, Stockholm.

  • Nurture and Desire; Hayward Gallery, London.

1998  

  • Look at me – Fashion Photography 1965 to Present; British Council Traveling Exhibition powerhause::uk; Department of Trade and Industry.

  • The Oriental Curiosity – 21st Century Chinoiserie; Traveling exhibition, (London, Paris, Hong Kong).

  • Shoreditch Biennale, London.

  • Handy Shorts; Lux Cinema, London.  

  • The first 25, (retrospective exhibition of images from Visionaire magazine); Colette, Paris.

  • Addressing the Century: 100 Years of Art and Fashion; Hayward Gallery, London.

  • Taboo; Creative Review, London.

  • No Sex Please we’re British; Dazed & Confused, and Shiseido Co Ltd, Japan.

  • Yves Saint Laurent – 40 Years of Creation, New York, and Tokyo.

  • Silver & Syrup; Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

  • H20; Kobe Fashion Museum, Japan.

1997    

  • Contemporary Fashion Photography; Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

  • JAM; Barbican Gallery, London.

  • Little Boxes, (to accompany the launch of Michael Mack’s book, ‘Surface - Contemporary Photographic Practice’); Traveling exhibition curated by Michael Mack.

1996    

  • Art/Fashion, (with Alexander McQueen); Biennale di Firenze, Italy.

1994    

  • A Positive View; Saatchi Gallery, London.

1993  

  • Vanities Exhibition; Paris.

  • Plant Power, (permanent exhibit); Natural History Museum, London.

1992  

  •  Festival De La Photo De Mode Exhibition; Monaco.

1991    

  • Festival De La Photo De Mode Exhibition; Barcelona.

1989    

  • Out of Fashion; Photographers Gallery, London.

  • Ils Annoncent La Colour, at the Les Rencontres D’Arles Group Exhibition; Holly Solomon Gallery, New York.

1986    

  • 20 For Today; National Portrait Gallery, London.  

  • 14-21 Youth Culture Exhibition; Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

 
1982  

  • Group Exhibition 1982; Photographers Gallery, London.


AWARDS


2009  

  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 Royal Birthday Honours.

2006

  • Moët et Chandon Fashion Tribute.

2001

  • 'Most Inspirational Photographer' & 'Most Admired Person in the Creative Industries' in the Ultimate League Table, 2001. – Creative Review.

  • Terence Donovan Award for Major Achievement in the Previous Year by a British

  • Photographer in the field of Commercial, Advertising or Editorial work. – Royal Photographic Society.

2000  

  • Silver Medal for Mercedes CL Coupe print advertisements. – New York Festival.

  • Gold Medal for Best Book for Car Literature for Mercedes Coupe. – New York Festival.

1999   

  • Best Front Cover of the Year for Dazed & Confused, Sept 98 issue. – Total Publishing Magazine Design awards.

  • Silver award for Most Outstanding Music Poster, for Massive Attack, ‘Mezzanine’. – Designers & Art Directors (D&AD).

  • International Design Magazine (USA) Design Distinction Award for Front Cover of Visionaire 27 Movement.

  • Fashion Photography (series) of the Year 99 for Handicapped in Fashion.

  •  LeadPhotographie.99 - LeadAwards.99, Germany.

1998    

  • The Power of Photography award.

1997    

  • Royal Mail’s Stamp Innovation Award for Photography of 1996 Olympics Stamps.

  • Advertising Women of New York Award for Modern Curves, Vogue, June ’97.

  • Best Photographic Campaign, Levis Red Tab ‘Original Wearers’. – Designers & Art Directors (D&AD) Award.

1995   

  • Voted ‘Most Influential Fashion Photographer in the World’ by Face Magazine.    

1994

  • Best Studio Photographer award. – International Festival De La Photo De Mode. 

1993   

  • Best Poster for The Natural History Museum, Plant Power. – XYZ Design Award.

1992

  • Best Catalogue award. – International Festival De La Photo De Mode.

1992

  • Voted by GQ magazine as one of Britain’s Best Dressed Men.

1991

  • Best Catalogue award for Jil Sander. – International Festival De La Photo De Mode.

1989

  • Award for Best Young British Fashion Photographer. – Halina.

  • Best Magazine Fashion Story for Faith, Arena Magazine. – Gold Award U.S.A.

1988

  • Best Luxury Goods Campaign for Christoffle Silverware. – Club Des Directors Artistique.

1987

  • Photographer Of The Year. – Kodak U.K.  

1986

  • Magazine Publishing award for the I-D Magazine'Back to School' fashion story.

1985

  • Best Book Cover award for Skinheads. – Designers & Art Directors (D&AD).

1985

  • Photographer Of The Year. – Kodak U.K.

 
Nick Knight ‘Still' exhibition at The Mass, Tokyo, 2018

Nick Knight ‘Still' exhibition at The Mass, Tokyo, 2018

"Nick Knight: Image" exhibition at Daelim Museum, Seoul, 2016

"Nick Knight: Image" exhibition at Daelim Museum, Seoul, 2016

"Vogue 100" exhibition at National Portrait Gallery, London, 2016

"Vogue 100" exhibition at National Portrait Gallery, London, 2016

"Nick Knight" exhibition at Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, 2016

"Nick Knight" exhibition at Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, 2016

"#techstyle" exhibition at The Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 2016

"#techstyle" exhibition at The Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 2016

Nick Knight; Christophe Guye Galerie Booth, Paris Photo, Paris, 2015

Nick Knight; Christophe Guye Galerie Booth, Paris Photo, Paris, 2015

Nick Knight "Lily" 2008 in "Vogue like a Painting" at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 2015

Nick Knight "Lily" 2008 in "Vogue like a Painting" at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 2015

Nick Knight, "Blade of Light" 2004 and "Alexander McQueen" 2009 in "Nick Knight & Alexander McQueen" at SHOWStudio Shop, 2015

Nick Knight, "Blade of Light" 2004 and "Alexander McQueen" 2009 in "Nick Knight & Alexander McQueen" at SHOWStudio Shop, 2015

Nick Knight, "Flora" series at SHOWstudio Shop, 2012

Nick Knight, "Flora" series at SHOWstudio Shop, 2012

Nick Knight, "Kate" 2008 at Christie's Kate Moss Sale, October, 2013

Nick Knight, "Kate" 2008 at Christie's Kate Moss Sale, October, 2013

Nick Knight in the Tate Modern's "Century City" Exhibition in 2001. Photo courtesy Tate. © Tate 2015

Nick Knight in the Tate Modern's "Century City" Exhibition in 2001. Photo courtesy Tate. © Tate 2015