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Gregory Crewdson, Photographer

Mr. Crewdson received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1985 and an M.F.A. in photography from Yale in 1988. He has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe and is represented by Gagosian Gallery in New York. Mr. Crewdson’s work is represented in many public collections, most notably the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum, Los Angeles County Museum, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Traveling retrospectives of his work have been shown at major museums around Europe. The most recent, entitled In a Lonely Place, was exhibited through 2013 at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; City Gallery Wellington, and Dunedin Art Gallery, Dunedin. It had traveled previously to Kulturhuset, Stockholm; The Black Diamond, Copenhagen; c/o Berlin; the Stenersen Museum, Oslo; and the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne. He has received numerous awards including the Skowhegan Medal for Photography, the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship, and the Aaron Siskind Fellowship. Mr. Crewdson has published several books of his photographs including Hover (Artspace Books), Dream of Life (University of Salamanca, Spain), Twilight (Harry N. Abrams), Beneath the Roses (Harry N. Abrams), Gregory Crewdson from 1985 to 2005 (Hatje Cantz), Sanctuary (Harry N. Abrams), and most recently, Gregory Crewdson, a catalogue raisonné (Rizzoli). His most recent body of work, Cathedral of the Pines, will premiere at Gagosian Gallery in New York in the spring of 2016. He was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1993 and is associate professor and director of graduate studies in photography.

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