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Robbert Flick | Dutch, 1938 -

Robbert Flick was born in 1938 and grew up in Amersfoort, Holland. He received a BA from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and both an MA and an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition to being a Getty Scholar, Flick is the recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship (2000). In 2004 the Los Angeles County Museum of Art organized his first major retrospective, Trajectories: The Photographic Work of Robbert Flick. Other exhibitions of his work have been held at the International Center for Photography, New York; National Museum of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona; and the Art Institute of Chicago. Other series include L.A. Diary (1967-72), Midwest Diary (1971-76), L.A. Doubles (1976-81), L.A. Documents (1990-2001), and Illinois Series begun in 2001. Flick is a Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California.