Tod Papageorge

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Tod Papageorge (born Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States, 1940) is an American photographer whose career began in the New York City street photography movement of the 1960s.[1] He is the recipient of two Guggenheim fellowships and two NEA Visual Artists Fellowships. His work is in public collections including the Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago.[2] Between 1979 and 2013 he directed the graduate photography department at the Yale University School of Art.

Life and work[edit]

Papageorge started taking photographs in 1962 as an English literature major at the University of New Hampshire.[3]

Between 1979 and 2013 he directed the graduate photography department at the Yale University School of Art,[4] where his students included Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Lois Conner, Abelardo Morell, Andrew Bush, Susan Lipper, Gregory Crewdson, An-My Le, Anna Gaskell, Steve Giovinco, and Katy Grannan.

In 2007, Steidl published Passing through Eden, a collection of photographs Papageorge took over 25 years in Central Park. Also in 2007, Aperture published American Sports, 1970: Or How We Spent the War in Vietnam, containing photographs taken during his 1970 Guggenheim Fellowship.[3]

Books[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodward, Richard B. (Fall 2006). "Tod Papageorge (interview)". BOMB magazine, issue 97. Retrieved 2012-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Tod Papageorge (faculty bio)". Yale University School of Art. Retrieved 2007-07-04. 
  3. ^ a b c Robert Ayers (April 24, 2008). "Tod Papageorge". ARTINFO. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  4. ^ http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2013/12/05/tod-papageorge-leaves-yale-school-of-art/
  5. ^ "Tod Papageorge, Studio 54", Paris Photo. Accessed 7 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Tod Papageorge pulls Studio 54 from the archive". British Journal of Photography (Apptitude Media Limited) 161 (7831): 58–59. 2014. 

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