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Philip Lorca di Corcia

Photographer

biography

Nationality: United States
Born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1951, diCorcia
studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in
Boston and received a Masters of Fine Arts from
Yale University in 1979. Early in his career, he
obtained grants from the National Endowment for
the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial
Foundation, and his work was featured in a solo
exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in New
York in 1993. Recent one-person shows include
those held at the Los Angeles Museum of Art
(2008) and the Institute of Contemporary Art,
Boston (2007). In 2009, diCorcia's critically
acclaimed Thousand, an exhibition featuring an
extraordinary installation of 1,000 of the artist's
Polaroid photographs, was on display at David
Zwirner; and in 2010 it was on view at the Gwangju
Biennale. His work is represented in major
collections worldwide, including the Bibliothèque
Nationale, Paris; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris;
Museum Folkwang, Essen; The Museum of Modern
Art, New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim
Museum, New York; Tate Gallery, London; and the
Victoria & Albert Museum, London. DiCorcia lives
and works in New York and currently teaches at
Yale University. (text from Philip's Feb 2010 exhibit
press kit)

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Up State
Vogue Hommes (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2010

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