Collier Schorr (born 1963) is an American artist and fashion photographer best known for adolescent portraits that blend photographic realism with elements of fiction and youthful fantasy.[1]

Schorr grew up in Queens, New York[2] and studied journalism at the School of Visual Arts. In the 1980s and 1990s she also worked actively as an art critic.[1] 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. Collier Schorr is represented by Stuart Shave/Modern Art,[3] London and 303 Gallery, New York. She currently resides in Brooklyn and spends her summers with family in Schwäbisch Gmünd, in Southern Germany.[4]

Her work explores a multitude of themes, including history, nationality, and war, with an emphasis on identity and gender.[5] Her influences include Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, and Laurie Simmons, along with German and Jewish social history, World War II, wrestling,[6] painter Andrew Wyeth, and German photographer August Sander.


Books from Collier SCHORR

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Collier SCHORR


Love Songs - Photographies de l’intime

Nobuyoshi ARAKI, Larry CLARK, Nan GOLDIN, Sally MANN, JH ENGSTROM, RongRong&inri, Hideka TONOMURA, LIN Zhipeng aka No.223, Collier SCHORR, Motoyuki DAIFU, Various Artists

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