Pratt Institute | 61 St. James Place
Location: Higgins Hall Auditorium, 61 St. James Place, Brooklyn
Please join us at the Pratt Photography Lectures Wednesday, November 9, at 6:30 PM in Higgins Hall Auditorium for an evening featuring Assistant Professor Justine Kurland.
Justine Kurland was born in Warsaw, NY in 1969. She received her B.F.A from School of Visual Arts, NY in 1996, and her M.F.A. from Yale University in 1998. Her work has been exhibited extensively at museums and galleries in the U.S. and internationally. Recent museum exhibitions include Open Road, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI and Crystal Bridges Museum of America Art, AR; Looking Forward: Gifts of Contemporary Art from the Patricia A. Bell Collection at the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; More American Photographs, Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH; and Off the Grid #1 and #2, Fotodok, Netherlands. Kurland was the focus of a solo exhibition at CEPA in Buffalo, NY, and Moma’s exhibition Into the Sunset (2009). Her exhibition, Sincere Auto Care, was shown at Mitchell Innes and Nash in the fall of 2014.
Kurland has been featured in the New York Times, The Washington Post, and Vice Magazine. Reviews of her work have appeared in Art Forum, Frieze Magazine, Time Out, and The New Yorker among others. Publications of her work include a monograph of work, Spirit West (Coromandel, 2001), Old Joy (Art Space, 2003), This Train Is Bound for Glory (Ecstatic Peace Library, 2009), and Black Threads of Meng Chiao in collaboration with John Yau (TIS Books, 2015). Aperture will publish a monograph of her work this fall, entitled Highway Kind. Kurland’s work is in the public collections of institutions including the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, and the International Center of Photography; the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal. In 2013, she was awarded The New York Foundation of the Arts' Artists' Fellowship for Photography. She is represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York.
Auditorium doors open to Pratt students, faculty, and staff at 6:00 PM.
Doors open to the public at 6:15 PM. This event is free and open to the public.
Pratt Institute Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall Auditorium, 61 St. James Place
G Train to Clinton/Washington