My name is Alec Soth (rhymes with ‘both’). I live in Minnesota. I like to take pictures and make books.

The Space Between Us, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Xiamen, China, October 6–November 14, 2021.

Paris / Minnesota, Nemeth Art Center, Park Rapids, Minnesota, July 22 – October 2, 2021

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating, Cortona On The Move, Cortona, Italy, July 15–October 3, 2021.

The Palms, Alec Soth and Dave King at Mass MoCA, June 25 & 26, 8pm. Purchase Tickets.

The Space Between Us, OCAT, Xi'an, China. January 23 – May 30, 2021

Pictures & Words #1

Alec discusses Real Time vs. Stoytime on YouTube

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating, Arendt House, Luxembourg, December 12, 2020 – April 15, 2021

Rambling through Eggleston's Democratic Forrest on YouTube

Alec discusses John Cage and other things on YouTube

The Palms January 30, 2021, 8pm. Alec Soth and Dave King. Commissioned by The Great Northern. (purchase tickets) Reviews in the Star Tribune and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

The Parameters of Our Cage by C. Fausto Cabrera & Alec Soth is available for preorder at MACK. Recent press about The Parameters of Our Cage in The Guardian, Star Tribune, BuzzFeed, CNN, The New Yorker, The Washington Post.

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating, FOAM, Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 10–December 6, 2020

Alec Soth: The Space Between Us, Shanghai Xiang Cheng Center of Photography, Shanghai, China. August 1–October 18, 2020

Alec Soth gives a tour of his library for MACK Live on April 16, 2020.

Alec Soth: Photography Is A Language. Kunst Haus Wien. Vienna, Austria. February 26–August 16, 2020

The Little Brown Mushroom Newsletter is Alec's latest experimental project at LBM. Sign up today!

Desire Lines: Reframing the American Road Trip Narrative in Alec Soth’s Photographs by Rebecca Bengal for IMA Magazine, vol 30. This article is now on Magnum Photos

A new online course titled Alec Soth: Photographic Storytelling is now available at

Monika. Warsaw. 2018 is discussed in this interview with Aaron Schuman about learning from failure.

Director Brennan Vance recently released a short film through MN Originals about happiness and the farmhouse.

Sleeping by the Mississippi is on view at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum until September 1, 2019. This solo exhibition features a selection of 21 large-scale photographs from the series.

Luxora, Arkansas, 2002 is included in the exhibition Go Down Moses curated by Teju Cole. The exhibition opens at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago on July 18, 2019.

Recent press: New York Times, Guardian, Photograph Magazine, Magnum, Vice, Huck, Star Tribune, AnOther, MINN Post, Monopol, Wall Street International, MPR News, Art News, Document, Daily Art Magazine, Minnesota Monthly, T Magazine, Internazionale, Artsy, Garage, Sleek, ASX, Berlin Art Link, Photobookstore Magazine, Feature Shoot, Domus, Wallpaper, Lens Culture, Art Observed, Brooklyn Rail, Financial Times, W Magazine, Washington Post, New Yorker.

Alec Soth and Vince Aletti in conversation at Sean Kelly Gallery, April 4, 2019.

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating. A conversation in T Magazine with Hanya Yanagihara.

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating. Featured on The New York Times Lens Blog

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating. Featured by Sean O'Hagan in The Guardian

Alec Soth on the intimacy of personal space in Huck Magazine

Bruce Nauman, the Artist’s Artist shot for T Magazine.

Desert Island Pics. Alec Soth in conversation at the Barbican for Photoworks

Children of the Epidemic shot for The New York Times Magazine.

This Land, Pier 24, San Francisco, CA, June 1–March 31, 2019

In Focus: Expressions, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, May 22–October 7, 2018