John Edmonds (artist)

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John Edmonds
Washington, D.C.[2]
Alma materYale University School of Art
MFA, 2016
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
BFA, 2012
L'École Parsons à Paris, France, 2011[3]

John Edmonds (born 1989) is an artist working in photography who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.[4]

Artistic practice[edit]

In his artistic practice, Edmonds explores themes of community, identity, and desire.[5] Carrie Mae Weems describes Edmonds' as an artist who "re-imagines, and redefines the black man subject."[1] As of 2019, Edmonds is on faculty at Yale University and The School of Visual Arts.[5]





  1. ^ a b >Little, Myles. "12 African American Photographers You Should Follow Right Now". Time.
  2. ^ "John Edmonds". Artspace.
  3. ^ "John Edmonds – Rema Hort Mann Foundation".
  4. ^ Malito, Alessandra (7 April 2014). "An Anointing in Shadows and Light". Lens Blog.
  5. ^ a b "Yale University School of Art: John Edmonds".
  6. ^ "Whitney Biennial 2019".
  7. ^ "tete-a-tete - David Castillo". Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  8. ^ "New exhibit brings focuses on Black male identity - Winston-Salem State University". Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  9. ^ Cotter, Holland (2019-01-31). "James Baldwin: Pessimist, Optimist, Hero". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  10. ^ "John Edmonds". Interview Magazine. 21 September 2016.
  11. ^ "John Edmonds". Light Work. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  12. ^ a b c "John Edmonds". Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  13. ^ "John Edmonds". Philadelphia Museum of Art Photography Competition.
  14. ^ "Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Untitled II". Retrieved 2019-04-09.

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