Jim Goldberg

Born 1953

Jim Goldberg is an American photographer and writer whose work reflects long-term, in-depth collaborations with neglected, ignored, or otherwise outside-the-mainstream populations.

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1953 Birth Born in 1953.


1984 31 Years Old Goldberg's work was featured with that of Robert Adams and Joel Sternfeld in a 1984 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art entitled "Three Americans"; the exhibition was described as "a show of politically charged and socially conscious images."
1985 32 Years Old His 1985 book Rich and Poor, re-released by Steidl in an expanded edition in 2014, includes photographs of people in their homes along with handwritten comments by them about their lives. … Read More
1988 35 Years Old The photographs in a 1988 exhibition of Goldberg's The Nursing Home Series were accompanied by handwritten text by the nursing home residents who were the subjects of the photographs. … Read More


1995 42 Years Old A major mixed media exhibition by Goldberg concerning homeless children in California entitled Raised by Wolves began traveling in 1995 and was accompanied by a book of the same title. … Read More


2007 54 Years Old Selected photographs from a series by Goldberg called "The New Europeans," concerning refugees, immigrants, and trafficked people, were first exhibited in San Francisco in 2007. … Read More
2009 56 Years Old Part of the series came to be known as "Open See", and Goldberg's book of that title was published in 2009 by Steidl. … Read More
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