"Two Views - Two Cities", Huddersfield City Art Gallery; and Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, England; and tour of Great Britain

"North-East of England", Side Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne; and tour.

"Isle of Man", Side Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne; tour of G. B. 1980-1982

"Askam and Skinningrove", Side Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne; and tour.

"Seacoal", Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon -Tyne, and tour  Northern Arts region
"Chris Killip", Photo Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

"Another Country" (with Graham Smith), Serpentine Gallery, London
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; National Museum of Photography, Bradford;
Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

"Chris Killip", Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

"On The Edge Of The City" (with the painter Ken Currie), Manchester City Art Gallery, England

"In Flagrante", Victoria and Albert Museum, London; 
Landes Museum, Munster;   Atrium Museum, Aachen;  Museum für Künst und Külturgeschede, Dörtmund;  Alter Rathaussaal, Münich ;Centrum für Industrie-Kültur, Nüremberg;  Landesbildstelle, Stüttgart, West Germany;  Museum Het Princessehof, Leeuwarden, Holland;  Musée de Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium;Baierd Art Gallery, Breda, Holland;    I.V.A.M., Valencia, Spain

"Chris Killip", Fotografiska Museet i Moderna Museet, Stockholm
"Working at Pirelli", Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
"Chris Killip Retrospective", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

“Scenes from Another Country”  Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand
“The Last Art Show”, Bede Gallery, Jarrow, England

“Chris Killip, Photographs, 1971-1996”, Manx Museum, Isle of Man

“Chris Killip, 60 Photographs”, The Old Post Office, Berlin, Germany

“15 Photographs” Rencontres d’Arles, France

Here Comes Everybody”, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland

Four & Twenty Photographs” Amador Gallery, New York & Howard  Yezerski Gallery, Boston

Seacoal, Museum for Photography, Braunschweig, Germany. GwinZegal,  Center for the Arts,  Brittany, France. PhotoForum PasquArt, Beil-Bienne, Switzerland (2012)

Arbeit/Work  A Retrospective exhibition of Chris Killip’s work, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany What Happened- Great Britain 1970-90,  LE BAL, Paris, France

Arbeit/Work, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid,  Oct 1 – Feb 20 2014

Chris Killip - 75 Photographs,  Tate Britain, April 21- September 18 2014
Close Distance, Gallery Focus 21, Zurich, Switzerland

In Flagrante Two, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, Jan 28 – Feb 27
Isle of Man Revisited, Manx Museum, Isle of Man,  May 6 – July 27

Now – Then,  J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angles, May 23 – Aug 13

The Last Ships,  Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Sept 8 - Dec 23

Skinningrove, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, April 19 - May 21



1972 "Four Young Photographers," Photographer’s Gallery, London, England.
1978 "Personal Views 1860-1977," British Council Touring Exhibition
1980 "From Object to Object," Arts Council of Great Britain touring exhibition.
1981 "Old and Modern Masters of Photography," Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1982 "Stratgies- Recent Developments in British Photography," John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, England
"The Sea Project," Photographer’s Gallery, London, England.
"Lichbildnisse:  Das Porträt", Rheinisches Landes Museum, Bonn, Germany
1983 "International Photography Festival," Mälmo, Sweden.
1985 "British Eyes,"  Centre Nationale de la Photographie, Paris, France.
"Tendances," Metz pour la Photographie, Caves Sainte Croix, Metz, France.
"Human Interests: Fifty Years of British Art About People," Cornerhouse, Manchester, England.
1985-6 "The Miner’s World: Miners in Photography and Literature,"
The Midland Group, Nottingham. Impressions Gallery, York; and
D.L.I. Museum, Durham, England.
1986 "The Portrait Season," Impressions Gallery of Photography,.York, England
"British Contemporary Photography: Coming of Age," Houston Foto Festival, Houston, TX.
1987 "Photoworks from Great Britain," Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria.
"Three British Photographers," Consejo Mexicano de Fotografia, Mexico City, Mexico
1987-8 "Towards A Bigger Picture," Victoria and Albert Museum; Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England.
1988 "Britische Sicht! Fotografie aus England," Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, Switzerland.
"Matter of Facts: Photographie Art Contemporain en Grande Bretagne," Musée des Beaux Arts, Nantes; and Musée d’Art Moderne,
Saint-Etiennes; Caves Sainte Croix, Metz, France.
1989 The Art of Photography 1839-1989, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
Photography: 150 Years, The Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
Photography Until Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York;  Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland.
Through the Looking Glass: Photographic Art in Britain 1945-1989, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England.
1990 British Photography From The Thatcher Years, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Arbete Pågår, Hasselblad Center, Götenborg, Sweden.
1991 Arbetets Värld, Arbetets Museum, Norrköping, Sweden.
1991-2 Shocks To The System, Royal Festival Hall, London;  Northern Center for
Contemporary Art, Sunderland;  Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; City Museum,
Plymouth;  Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne; Royal Albert Museum, Exeter.
1992 More Than One Photography: Works Since 1980 From the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
1993 Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal.
1994 Documentary Dilemmas, British Council, European Touring Exhibition
Treasures from the National Museum of Photography, Science Museum, London Lowdlow
1994 Streetstyle, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1995 20 Modern British Photographs, Vicoria and Albert Museum
1996 Picturing Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1996 British Photography,  Matisse Museum, Nice, France
1997 Underexposed, City of Stockholm Festival , Sweden
1998 From the Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York
1999 Some Photographs, An Independent Art, V & A Museum, London
2000 Modern Starts, Museum of Modern Art, New York
2001 Open Ends, Museum of Modern Art, New York
2001 Hope,  McMullen Museum of Art,  Boston
2002 100 Photographs: A Collection by Bruce Bernard, V&A Museum, London
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
2003 The Photography Gallery. Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Les Choix d”Henri Cartier-Bresson, Foundation Cartier-Bresson, Paris. Foundacion Caixa, Barcelona.
125 Masterpieces from the Museum of Modern Art, New York The State Hermitage  Museum, Saint Petersburg; State Pushkin Museum, Moscow.
Der Fotografierte Mensch, Museum Folkwang, Essen
2006 Beach Photography, White Space Gallery, London
Making History, Art & Documentary Photography, Tate Liverpool
In The Face of History Barbican Gallery, London
Work from the Permanent Collection  MOMA, New York
2007 How We Are: Photographing Britain , Tate Britain, London
2008 No such Thing as Society, Aberystwyth Arts Center, Wales. Tullie House, Cumbria, Carlisle. Ujadowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
Three from Britain, Rose Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
2008/9 Parrworld, Haus der Kunst, Munich  & Breda Museum, Netherlands
Street & Studio, Tate Modern, London &  Museum Folkwang, Essen
On Being Human, 1950-2000, Andalucia Contemporary Art Center, Seville
Photography: Methods & Materials, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2009 Reality Revisited, Moderna Museet,  Stockholm
Home for Good, Foto8/Host gallery, NY Photo Festival, DUMBO, New York
Delpire & Cie,  Recontres D’Arles and Maison European de  Photographie,
2010 British Photohraphy from the 70’s & 80”s  National Museum, Krakow,
2011 Aires de Jeux, Champs de Tension, Le Pavillion des Images, Montpellier
The World We Live In,  Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, UK
2012 Island Stories: Fifty Years of Photography in Britain, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Work, Rome Photography Festival, Italy
Observers: Photographers of the British Scene, 1930 to the Present, Galeria de Arts SESI, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Public Dress, The Museum of Fine Art, Houston Texas
Aperture Remix, Aperture Gallery, New York
Reality, Vasterbottens Museum, Umea, Sweden
Gallery Collection, Michael Hoppen Gallery, London
2013 Reality: Vasterbottens Museum, Umea, Sweeden
Deutsche Borse Prize Exhibition, Photographers Gallery London
2014 Photography with Tension, Niepce Museum, Chalon sur Saone, France
Made for Magazines and Iconic 20th Century Photographs, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas, USA
2015 History is Now, Hayward Gallery, London
2016 Transiciones – From the collection of Mr & Mrs Motelay, Cirulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Photo Espana
British Subjects, Espace Francois Mitterand, Gwinzagel, 
An Ideal for Living, Beetles & Huxley Gallery, London   
Childhood, Side Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne UK
The Human Document: The Photography of Persuasion, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Center, Coventry, UK
2017 A History of Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Hoston,, May – Oct
Tread Softly, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK,  May – Sept
Torbay Intervention, Torbay House, Torbay, Devon,  July- Oct
A Green and Pleasant Land, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK,Sept Dec
2018 Idea of the North, Baltic Center, Gateshead, UK, May - September
Distinctly Britain, Pingyao International Photo Festival, China
Artists and Society, Tate Modern, London, October 11 - January 27, 2019










All Images © Chris Killip, 1970-2018.