Curator, writer

MFA Photography, Video and Related Media


BA, Brooklyn College; Columbia University

Exhibitions/curatorial projects include

“Fame After Photography,” Museum of Modern Art; “Bill Wood’s Business,” International Center of Photography; “Click! Photography Changes Everything,” Smithsonian Photography Initiative; “John Waters: Change of Life,” New Museum of Contemporary Art; “Talking Pictures,” International Center of Photography; “Image World,” Whitney Museum of American Art; “Now is Then: Snapshots from the Maresca Collection,” Newark Museum, NJ; “Paradise Now,” Exit Art

Books authored include

Photography Changes Everything; John Waters: Change of Life; Paradise Now; Growing Up With Dick and Jane; Talking Pictures; Love is Blind; I’m So Happy; Still Life

Books edited include

Flaming Creature: The Amazing Life and Times of Jack Smith; William Wegman’s Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood; Bill Wood’s Business; Now is Then: Snap-shots from the Maresca Collection; The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Publications include

The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, London Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Newsweek, Art in America, Artforum, Flash Art, Afterimage, Bomb, Aperture, Interview, ARTnews

Awards and honors include

Stock Photography Award, Type Directors Club