Tod Papageorge

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Papageorge at the Photographers' Gallery (London), 2014

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][2] 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.[3] 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.[4]

Between 1979 and 2013 he directed the graduate photography department at the Yale University School of Art,[5] 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.[4]

Books[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodward, Richard B. (Fall 2006). "Tod Papageorge (interview)". BOMB magazine, issue 97. Retrieved 2012-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Love unlimited: Tod Papageorge photos at the height of Studio 54's fame". The Guardian. 12 November 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tod Papageorge (faculty bio)". Yale University School of Art. Retrieved 2007-07-04. 
  4. ^ a b c Robert Ayers (April 24, 2008). "Tod Papageorge". ARTINFO. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  5. ^ http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2013/12/05/tod-papageorge-leaves-yale-school-of-art/
  6. ^ "Tod Papageorge, Studio 54", Paris Photo. Accessed 7 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Tod Papageorge pulls Studio 54 from the archive". British Journal of Photography (Apptitude Media Limited) 161 (7831): 58–59. 2014. 

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