Justine Kurland: Artist Talk
Justine Kurland was born in 1969 in Warsaw, New York. She received her B.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1996, and her M.F.A. from Yale University in 1998. She has exhibited extensively at museums and galleries in the U.S. and internationally. She has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Vice magazine. Reviews of her work have appeared in Art Forum, Frieze magazine, Time Out, and The New Yorker among others. Coromandel published a monograph of her work, Spirit West, in 2001; Art Space published Old Joy in 2003; Ecstatic Peace Library published This Train Is Bound for Glory in 2009; and Black Threads of Meng Chiao in collaboration with John Yau was published this year. Last year her monograph titled Highway Kind was published by Aperture.
Her work is in the public collections of institutions including the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, and the International Center of Photography, all in New York City; the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC; and the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal. In 2013, she was awarded The New York Foundation of the Arts' Artists' Fellowship for Photography and this summer will be a resident at Light Work in Syracuse. She is represented by Mitchell-Innes and Nash, New York City.