Collier Schorr (born 1963 in New York) is an American artist and fashion photographer best known for adolescent portraits that blend photographic realism with elements of fiction and youthful fantasy. Her work explores a multitude of themes, including history, nationality, and war, with an emphasis on identity and gender. Her influences include Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, and Laurie Simmons, along with German and Jewish social history, World War II, wrestling, painter Andrew Wyeth, and German photographer August Sander. Schorr grew up in Queens, New York and studied journalism at the School of Visual Arts. In the 1980s and 1990s she also worked actively as an art critic. Her photography work was featured in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and the 2003 International Center for Photography Triennial. In 2008 she received a Berlin Prize by the American Academy in Berlin. She currently resides in Brooklyn and spends her summers with family in Schwäbisch Gmünd, in Southern Germany.Schorr is currently represented by the 303 Gallery in New York, New York, Stuart Shave/Modern Art in London, England, and the Gallerie Barbara Weiss in Berlin, Germany.
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American artist and photographer, Brooklyn, NY.
Artist, Photographer, Sculptor
Collier Schorr
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