Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
2013 Charles Hagen Photographs/Laura Newman Paintings, Carol Shen Gallery,
Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn
1998 Sarah Morthland Gallery, New York
1992 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax
1985 Philadelphia College of Art, Mednick Gallery
1981 Sydney College of Art, Sydney, Australia
Group Shows (selected):
2013 Clouds, curated by Adam Simon; Lesley Heller Workspace, New York
2013 Gatsby Revisited, Contemporary Art Galleries, Storrs
2013 Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn
2013 Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn
2012 Mic Check, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn
2012 Faculty show, University of Connecticut
2011 Visual Studies Workshop auction, Rochester
2011 Benton Magical Evening, Benton Museum, University of Connecticut, Storrs
2011 Swing into Spring, Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn
2009 Everywhere Nowhere: the Spiritual Temperament in Current American Art, Delhi, India
2003 Contemporary Art Galleries, Stamford, Connecticut
2002 Cooper Union: "Urban Visionaries"
2002 Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y.: Summer show
2000 Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York
2000 Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, Connecticut
1999 Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Conn.:
Photographs of Children from the Reader's Digest
1998 Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut: two-person show
1998 Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Faculty Show
1998 David Beitzel Gallery, New York: "Knowing Children." Curated
Anne Higonnet and Cassi Albinson
1998 Chocolate Factory, Red Hook, N.Y.
1998 Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute
1997 Four Walls, Brooklyn, N.Y.
1997 Chocolate Factory, Red Hook, N.Y.
1997 Cooper Union, New York: "Picture This"
1997 80 Washington Square East Galleries, N.Y.U.
1996 Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute
1994 Procter Art Center, Bard College
1993 Drawing Center, New York: "Return of the Cadavre Exquis"
1992 Four Walls, Brooklyn, N.Y.: "Travel" (drawing)
1985 Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia
1998 Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs: "M/F" (projection)
1997 Chocolate Factory, Red Hook, N.Y.: "Smudges"
1996 St. Mark's Danspace, New York: "Smudges" (projection in
with dancer Vicky Shick and sculptor Barbara Kilpatrick)
Sarah Bayliss, New York Times, March 14, 1999
Ann Lauterbach, BOMB (Summer 1998)
Jean Dykstra, The Photo Review (Summer 1998)
Vince Aletti, Voice Choices, The Village Voice, April 21, 1998
Ken Johnson, New York Times, April 3, 1998
[Andrew Long,] The New Yorker, April 1998
Barbara Pollack, ArtNews, April 1998
Robert Hicks, The Villager, March 18, 1998
Robert Greskovic, Dance, review of "Smudges," January 1997
Jennifer Dunning, New York Times, review of "Smudges," Oct. 21, 1996
1998-present University of Connecticut, Storrs: Associate Professor,
Photography and Video; Graduate Coordinator
1996-2008 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.: Faculty, Milton Avery
Graduate School of the Arts
1996-1998 New York University: Adjunct Associate Professor (Video),
Department of Art
Cooper Union, New York: Visiting Artist
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y.: Adjunct Associate Professor,
Department of Fine Arts
1993-1996 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Visiting Associate
Photography and History of Photography
1990-1993 School of Visual Arts, New York: Instructor, Graduate Program in
1990 New York University, New York: Instructor, American Photography
1983-86 Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia
1983 International Center of Photography, New York
1981 School of Visual Arts, New York
Criticism and Art Writing:
1991-1997 New York Times: Photography and art critic.
1982-1991 Artforum, New York: Staff reviewer.
1972-present Freelance writer on art for various publications including Afterimage, American Photo, Aperture, Artforum, ArtNews, DoubleTake, Interview,
Popular Photography, and the Village Voice.
1988-91 Aperture, New York: Editor.
1981-87 Artforum, New York: Reviews editor (1985-87); editorial staff (1981-85).
1972-80 Afterimage, Rochester, N.Y.: Founding editor.
1998 Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg,
Va.: "Paraphotography" (catalogue)
1996 Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College: "Visions of Childhood:
Four Photographers" (catalogue; with Bard students)
1991 Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron: "The Encompassing Eye:
Photography as Drawing" (traveling; catalogue)
1990 Burden Gallery, New York: "Photostroika: New Soviet Photography"
1989 Burden Gallery, New York: "New Southern Photography: Between Myth
1988 Burden Gallery, New York: "Self and Shadow"
1985-86 Mednick Gallery, Philadelphia College of Art: Organized monthly
Fellowships and Awards:
2000 University of Connecticut Research Foundation, Large grant.
1998, 2001 University of Connecticut Research Foundation, Small grant.
1982 New York State Council on the Arts: Grant for Video criticism,
1981 Australia Council: Visiting Artist Lectureship
1977, 1979 National Endowment for the Arts: Art Critics Fellowships
Other Professional Activities (selected):
2005 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond: Visiting artist
2002 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence: Visiting critic
2002 Hartford School of Art, Hartford, CT: Visiting critic
2002 Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, N.Y.: workshop
2002 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Outside reviewer, tenure consideration
2001 Montclair State College, Montclair, N.J.: Visiting artist.
2000 Cooper Union School of Art, New York: Visiting artist.
2000 Randolph-Macon WomenÕs College, Lynchburg, Va.: Visiting artist.
2000 College Art Association Annual Conference, New York : Presented
paper, "Owning Your Own Tools: The Impact of Digital Technology on
2000 Montclair State College, Montclair, N.J.: Consultant to Foundation Art
2000 Museum of the City of New York: Consulting Curator, "New York
2000 Benton Art Museum, University of Connecticut: Lecture, "A Brief
History of Focus."
1998-2001 John D. and Catharine T. MacArthur Foundation: Grant reference.
1999 BOMB magazine, New York: Participating artist, Portrait Benefit.
1999 Buhl Foundation, New York: Judge, Photography Grant Program
1998 New York Studio School: Lecture, "A Brief History of Focus."
1998 Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg,
Va.: Organizer and moderator, Berlind Symposium, to accompany
1994-98 Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, N.Y.: Invited critic (painting)
1997 Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Mass.: Lecture:
"American Spaces, American Places"
1993-95 J. Paul Getty Museum of Art, Malibu, Calif.: Moderator for colloquia on
Andre Kertesz, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Doris Ulmann and Alfred Stieglitz
1993 New York Film Festival: Video panelist
Four Walls, Brooklyn: "Non-Critical Writing by Art Critics"
(organized by Gregory Volk), February
1992-96 "CBS Sunday Morning": Featured commentator on photography and
1991-92 "The Late Show," BBC-TV: Featured commentator on photography
1991 J. Paul Getty Museum of Art, Malibu, Calif.: Invited speaker,
1991 Checkerboard Foundation, New York: Jury member, video awards
1991 Lecture, "Photostroika," Carnegie-Mellon University Gallery,
1990 Maine Photographic Workshop, Rockport, Maine: Invited panelist and
awards judge, Photographic Congress
1981-1989 National Endowment for the Arts: Site consultant
1989 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, Colo.: Invited panelist, "The
1989 "Art Jonction International," Nice, France: Invited panelist
1989 New York City Department of Cultural Affairs: Panelist, Percent for
1986 New York State Council on the Arts: Consultant, TV/Media Program
1980-84 Society for Photographic Education: Member, Board of Directors
1981 National Endowment for the Arts: Grants Panelist, Visual Arts Program
College Art Association
AICA/USA, the International Association of Art Critics
American Association of Museums
2001 Mary Ellen Mark (New York and London: Phaidon Press)
1990 David Reed (Los Angeles: ART Express)
1989 Private Enemy, Public Eye: The Work of Bruce Charlesworth (New York:
International Center of Photography/aperture)
1983 Farm Security Administration Photography (Paris: Delpire Editeur and
Centre National de Photographie; New York: Pantheon)
Exhibition Catalogues and Book Chapters:
2001 Mary Lucier : New Video Installations (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University)
1997 Martha Madigan (New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery)
1997 Working/Still (Purchase, NY: Neuberger Museum)
1994 Experimental Vision The Art of the Photogram since 1919 (with Thomas
Barrow and Floris M. Neusuess; Roberts Rinehart Publishers/Denver Art
1992 Thomas Nozkowski (Philadelphia: Beaver College Art Gallery)
1991 David Kapp (New York: David Beitzel Gallery)
1989 Hearts and Minds: Stephen Laub's Paradoxes of History and Form, Koury
Wingate Gallery, October.
1988 Joel Levinson, Carlo Lamagna Gallery.
1980 Robert Heinecken (Carmel, Calif.: Friends of Photography).
1979 Michael Bishop (Chicago: Center for Contemporary Photography).
1977 Barbara Blondeau, 1938-1974 (Philadelphia: Philadelphia College of Art, and
Rochester: Visual Studies Workshop)
2000 Creative Camera: Thirty Years of Writing (ed. David Brittain; Creative
Camera Press, London): "Between Media and Art"
2000 Mary Lucier (ed. Melinda Barlow; Johns Hopkins University Press): "The
Unsolved Mysteries of Memory" and "Mary Lucier."
1992 Modern Arts Criticism, vol. 2 (ed. Joann Prosyniuk; Gale Research, Inc.)
"Mystery in a Hat: Henri Cartier-Bresson."
1984 Looking Critically: 21 Years of Artforum Magazine (UMI Research Press,
Ann Arbor) "Sandy Skoglund."
1991-97 Over 300 weekly reviews, features and other articles on art and
photography, New York Times
2001 "Mary Ellen Mark" (interview), Phaidon 55 Journal, Issue 1
1996 "The Photographs of Edvard Munch," Aperture, Fall
"Southern Women: Photographs by Margaret Sartor," DoubleTake
"An Undiminished Wave of Interest and Excitement," ArtNews, February
1995 "Photography Today: Branching Out," ArtNews, February
1994 "Black and White" (James VanDerZee and Walker Evans), Art and
"Not Your Typical Socially Concerned Photographer" (Sebastiao
Salgado), ArtNews, April
1993 New York Times: Weekly camera columnist
"Photography: The Dawn of a New Age?", ArtNews, March
1992 "The Triumph of Photography," American Photo, January/February
1992 "Annie Leibovitz Reveals Herself," ArtNews, March
1991 "Photography Now: The Changing of the Guard," ArtNews, April
"Wim Wenders: An Interview," Aperture, Spring
1990 "All That Jazz: New York in Contemporary Art," ArtNews, February
"Photography as Art: Truth or Illusion?", Popular Photography, March
"Dark Laughter: Patrick Nagatani and Andree Tracey," Aperture, Spring
"It's A Small World: International Photography Today," ArtNews, May
"Between Media and Art: 'Photography Until Now' and 'Image World',"
Creative Camera, August/September
"Land and Landscape," Aperture, Summer
"The Erotic Structures of Peter Greenaway," Aperture, Fall
"The Anatomy of Autonomy: David Reed," Artforum, November
1989 "Television's Body: Wolfgang Staehle," Artforum, February
"Video Art: The Fabulous Chameleon," ArtNews, Summer
"An Interview with William Eggleston," Aperture, Summer
"Wish You Were Here: Notes on Travel Photographs," Hungry Mind
1988 "Bruce Charlesworth and the Case of the Missing Hero," Artforum,
"Steve Miller and Technology's Body," ZG, April.
1987 "Mystery in a Hat: Henri Cartier-Bresson," Artforum, October.
1986 "Candid Camera: Robert Frank," Artforum, Summer.
1985 "At the Whitney Biennial: Good Morning America," Artforum, Summer.
Review of Everglades City, by Matthew Geller, Village Voice, May.
Review of Gary Hill's URA ARU (the backside exists), Village Voice.
"Bill Brandt's Documentary Fictions," Artforum, September.
"Breaking the Box: The Electronic Operas of Robert Ashley and Woody
Vasulka," Artforum, March.
1984 "The Printocracy," American Photographer, June.
1983 "Robert Cumming's Subject Object," Artforum, Summer.
"Harry Callahan," Camera Arts, July.
"Rooms with a View" (John Delacour), Camera Arts, June.
"Photography's Alter Ego" (photograms), Camera Arts, May.
1982 "Full Circle" (Kenneth Snelson), Camera Arts, January/February.
"The Landscape Re-Viewed: Smith, Ginsberg, Mayes, Enos, Levin,
Mertin, Adams," Modern Photography, January.
1981 "Funding Cutbacks at NEA," Village Voice, May.
1980 "New York Film Festival: Selling the New, Saving the Old," Afterimage,
"Iran: Another View" (Photographs by Gilles Peress), Afterimage,
"Photographs and Time," Afterimage, April.
"Troubled Times at the Eastman House," Afterimage, March.
1979 "Mark Cohen: an interview," Afterimage, January.
1978 "Michael Bishop: A Different Perspective," Modern Photography, June.
"A Syntax of Binary Images: an interview with Woody Vasulka,"
1977 "An interview with Garry Winogrand," Afterimage, December.
"An interview with John Wood," Afterimage, January.
1976 "Landscape Views," Afterimage, December.
"Robert Heinecken: an interview," Afterimage, April.
"Barbara Blondeau," Afterimage, March.
1973 "Aaron Siskind: Thoughts and Reflections" (interview), Afterimage,
"Robert Frank: Seeing through the Pain," Afterimage, February.
1972 "Van Deren Coke: Beyond the Eastman House", Afterimage, October.
"A Position of Service" (editorial, vol. 1, no. 1), Afterimage, March.
Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.: AB Major: English history
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.: MFA (SUNY Buffalo), 1976