Elizabeth Avedon to Curate Off the Clock

Wed 11th Jan, 2017

By APA Admin in Recognition, Los Angeles

ELIZABETH AVEDON is an independent curator and author specialized in photography. The former Director of Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe; Creative Director for The Gere Foundation; and Art Director for Polo Ralph Lauren advertising, Elizabeth has received awards and recognition for her exhibition design and publishing projects, including the retrospective exhibition and book, “Avedon: 1949–1979” for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, among others; “Richard Avedon: In the American West” for the Amon Carter Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and The Art Institute of Chicago; and exhibition designs for the Estate of Diane Arbus, the de Menil Collection,Texas and the Leica Gallery, New York.

Ms. Avedon recently created the publication, “fossils of light + time,” for the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography; curated the 2016 Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition for the Griffin Museum of Photography; and is on the 2017 jury for the 8th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award in Paris. She wrote,"Self Portrait: My Impressions of Vivian Maier" for John Maloof’s book, "Vivian Maier: Self Portraits” and is a regular contributor to 'L'Oeil de la Photographie' magazine, profiling notable leaders in the world of Photography.

“The Twitter feed of master photo book designer, curator and author Elizabeth Avedon is a one-stop shop for the best and latest in photography. As a hub of the photographic world, Avedon’s feed surfaces must-see photography exhibits, the most interesting photo events and content from her equally excellent blog where she frequently interviews the industry’s most legendary figures.” —Mia Tramz, TIME Magazine

Website: http://www.elizabethavedon.com/

PhotoJournal : http://elizabethavedon.blogspot.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elizabethaved

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