Bill Perlmutter
Portrait Bill Perlmutter

Bill Perlmutter was born in New York on September 5th, 1932. He began his career with a Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture Techniques from the City College Film Institute in New York. In 1954 after graduating from the United States Army Photography School, he spend two years in Europe as a staff photographer for the U.S. Army newspapers based in West Germany. Since then he traveled extensively all around the world as a free-lance photographer. From 1978-1997 he worked as the Vice President of Rainbow Chromes, a company specializing in photographic and digital retouching. His images have been collected and exhibited by fine art galleries world-wide and are in the permanent collections of MoMA, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian and the Museum of the City of New York. Bill Perlmutter lives in New York.

Exhibitions
2014 „Europe in the Fifties - Through a Soldiers Lens“ Michael Horbach Stiftung, Cologne
2013 „Europe in the Fifties - Through a Soldiers Lens“ Galerie Hilaneh von Kories, Hamburg
2007 „To Be Young in San Miguel“, Le Noir Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2004 „Return to Ground Zero”, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
2002 „Heroes of the Sea”, Silo Gallery, Oporto, Portugal
2002 „An American in Germany”, Michael Holtmann Gallery, Cologne, Germany
1997 „Faces of the Fifties”, Modernage Gallery, New York, NY
1995 „Faces of the Fifties”, Exposures Gallery, Sugar Loaf, NY
1970 „Portrait of the Portuguese”, Modernage Gallery, New York, NY
1969 „People of Mexico”, Modernage Gallery, New York, NY
1961 „Children of Europe”, Parents Magazine, New York, NY
Collections
2009 The 9/11 Memorial Museum, Permanent Collection, New York, NY
2003 Whitney Museum of American Art, Permanent Collection, New York, NY
2001 Portuguese Center of Photography, Permanent Collection, images from Heroes of the Sea, Oporto Portugal
1999 Museum of the City of New York, Permanent Collection, New York, NY
1998 Corcoran Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Washington DC
1994 The Smithsonian Museum, Archives of American Art, Permanent Collection, Washington DC
1993 The Museum of Modern Art, Film Archives, New York, NY