Mitch Epstein is a New York-based photographer whose work is included in numerous major museum collections, including New York’s Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


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Mitch Epstein’s photographs are in numerous major museum collections, including New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art; The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Tate Modern in London.

Recent solo exhibitions of Epstein’s work took place at Sikkema Jenkins & Co., NY (2012); Thomas Zander Gallery, Cologne (2012), Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris (2011), Kunstmuseum Bonn (2011), Musée de l’Élysée in Lausanne (2011); and upcoming, a solo exhibition at the Fondation A Stichting in Brussels (2013).

Epstein’s nine books include New York Arbor (Steidl 2013); Berlin (Steidl/The American Academy in Berlin, 2011); American Power (Steidl, 2009); Mitch Epstein: Work (Steidl, 2006); Recreation: American Photographs 1973-1988 (Steidl, 2005); and Family Business (Steidl, 2003), which won the 2004 Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Award.

Winner of the 2011 Prix Pictet for his series American Power, Epstein was also awarded the 2008 Berlin Prize in Arts and Letters by the American Academy in Berlin, and a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship.


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