Born 1932 London, England, Deceased 1993, New York City.

Education

1950 First published picture, The New York Times
1950s Studied at MIT and Haverford Colleges: engineering, psychology, and art
1950s Worked in photo labs of Life Magazine and the U.N.; Assistant to O. Winston Link, industrial and artful documentary photographer
1960s-1993 Taught photography, made journalistic and documentary photography of fine art and performance art, wrote for and edited photographic magazines, shot several hundred thousand photographs of performance art over 30 years documenting Fluxus, happenings, Judson Dance Theater, performance art and multimedia events

Selected One-person Exhibitions

2015
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2011
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
2001
Keith De Lellis Gallery, New York, NY
1994
J. & J. Donguy, Paris, France
Outside the Frame: Performance and the Object, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art (special memorial section of Peter Moore photographs)
1993
Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Lyons, France
Fluxus Vivus, Arts Club of Chicago (special section of Peter Moore photographs) Gallery Rotor, Konsthogskolan Valand, Goteborgs Universitet, Goteborg, Sweden.
1990
Galerie Lecointre/Ozanne, Paris, France
The Avant-Garde Observed, Galerie Alfred Kren, Cologne, Germany
1989
Gallery 360°, Tokyo Japan
1988
Performance Space 122, New York, NY
1984
Light Work Gallery, Syracuse, NY
1980
Ecart, Geneva, Switzerland

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Montauk Highway: Postwar Abstraction in the Hamptons, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY (8/4—9/17/17)
Slow Dancing/Trio A, Danspace Project, St. Mark’s Church, New York, NY(6/23-6/30/17)
An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940-2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (8/18/17—TBD)
Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France (9/20/17-1/7/18)
2016
A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s-1980s, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (1/16-7/17/16), travels: Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY (9/8-12/10/16)
Trees in the Forest, curated by Kari Rittenbach, Yale Union, Portland, OR (7/23-9/4/16)
Play What You Like: Fluxus, Music, and More, How! Happening, New York, NY (6/18-7/31/16)
Concept, Performance, Documentation, Language, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY (2/20 – 4/17/16)
2015
Land/Sky, Leslie Tonkonow, New York, NY (11/21/15 – 1/30/16)
Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (5/17 – 9/7/15)
2014
The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960-1980, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (10/26/14 – 1/11/15)
Nam June Paik: Evolution, Revolution, Resolution, Asia Society, New York, New York (9/5/14 – 1/4/15)
artevida: corpo [body], Casa França, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (June 28 - September 21, 2014)
Simone Forti. Thinking with the Body, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (7/26 – 11/9/14)
2012
circa 1963, Carpenter Art Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (8/30 — 10/7/12)
A House Full of Music, Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, Germany (5/13 – 9/9/12)
2010
Nam June Paik, curated by Sook-Kyung Lee and Susanne Rennert, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany (9/11- 11/21/10); traveling to Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (12/17/10- 3/13/11)
1964, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (3/25 – 10/24/10)
Afro Modern: Journeys Through the Black Atlantic. Tate Liverpool, U.K. & Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1/29 – 4/25/10)
Downtown Pix: Mining the Fales Archives, 1961 – 1991, Grey Art Gallery / New York University, New York, NY (1/12 – 4/3/10)
2009
100 years (Version #2, ps 1, Nov. 2009) P.S. 1/ MoMA, Long Island City, Queens, NY (11/1/09 – 4/4/10)
1969, P.S. 1/MoMA, Long Island City, Queens, NY (10/25/09 – 4/5/10)
Subversive Spaces: Surrealism + Contemporary Art, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, U.K.
See This Sound: Promises in Sound and Vision, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria (8/28/09 – 1/10/10)
Looking at Music: Side 2, organized by Barbara London,MoMA, New York, NY (6/17 – 11/30/09)
2008
Street Art Street Life, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY
Inaugural exhibition. Nam June Paik Art Center, Republic of Korea
Concept of Play: Archives in Translation. Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2007
A Theater without Theater Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; traveling to Museu Colecção Berardo, Arte Moderna e Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
Fotos schreiben Kunstgeschichte, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
Tanzen, Sehen, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen & Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville
Live Art on Camera: Performance and Photography, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, U.K.
2006
9 Evenings Reconsidered: Art, Theatre and Engineering, 1966, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Mass. & traveling
2003
Robert Whitman: Playback Dia: Chelsea, New York, NY
Art, Lies and Videotape, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (approx. 30 prints)
X-Screen, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria (approx. 42 prints)
2002
Yvonne Rainer: Radical Juxtaposition 1961-2002 Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of Arts, Philadelphia, PA; traveling to Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
2001
Century City, Tate Modern, London, UK
2000
The Worlds of Nam June Paik, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1999
Coming to Life: The Figure in American Art 1955 – 1965, Henry Art Gallery/ University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1994
Joseph Beuys Photographic Documents, Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993
Action/Performance and the Photograph Turner/Krull Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
In the Spirit of Fluxus, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN and traveling (49 prints)
1990
Venice Bienniale, Fluxus pavilion (more than 50 prints)
1988
Art After Silence, Walters Hall Art Gallery, Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1986
Camera Infinity, Lever House, New York, NY
1983
Rauschenberg/Performance, The Cooper Union, New York, NY and traveling (25 prints)
1981
Images of Dance, The Bruce Museum, Stamford, CT (4-person show)
One Man’s Family, Camera Infinity, Lever House, New York, NY
Judson Dance Theater, 1964 – 1966, Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY and traveling (75 prints)
1978
Alternative Gestures: Another Look at Dance Photography, P.S. 1 (now P.S. 1/MoMA), Long Island City, NY; traveled to Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, University of Cincinnati; Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, ME
1976
The Photographer and the Artist, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
1970
Happening and Fluxus, Kölnisher Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany, and traveling
1968
Environments and Permutations, Riverside Museum, New York, NY (photographic sculpture)
Avant-Garde Dancers, Library and Museum of the Performing Arts, New York, NY and traveling throughout New York state
1964
Photography 64, International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY and the New York World’s Fair
1963
Photography 63, International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY and the New York State Exposition, Syracuse, NY

Updated: September 23, 2017