FORA.tv Speaker - Corey Keller

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Biography

Corey Keller is curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), where she has organized a number of critically acclaimed exhibitions, including Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible, 1840–1900 (2008), an exhibition that explored the use of photography in nineteenth-century science. More recently, she organized the major retrospective exhibition of the photographer Francesca Woodman (2011), which traveled to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. She also organized the much discussed symposium “Is Photography Over?” in 2010 and participated as a panelist Keller oversees Picturing Modernity, SFMOMA’s ongoing presentation of its world-class photography collection. In addition to authoring several SFMOMA publications, Keller has contributed scholarly essays to the exhibition catalogues Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change (Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2010) and Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective (Whitney Museum of American Art, 2012), among others. Keller is currently working on a traveling exhibition of the nineteenth-century photographer J.B. Greene. Previously, Keller has held curatorial positions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She was a doctoral candidate in art history at Stanford University (ABD), where she also received her master’s degree in art history. She holds a bachelor’s degree in American studies from Yale University and attended Spéos (Paris Photographic Institute).

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Nature as Image

06.12.14 | 01:22:21 min | 0 comments