Robin Schwartz

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Robin Schwartz

Bio - 2013

Exploring Interspecies Relationships

Robin Schwartz's earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Pratt Institute and her photographs are held in several museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

The Aperture Foundation published Schwartz’s third monograph, Amelia’s World, edited by Tim Barber. Images from this series were exhibited in Various Photographs, an installation curated by Barber for the New York Photo Festival and 100 Portraits—100 Photographers,

a digital exhibition of current portraiture. Schwartz two earlier books are LIKE US: Primate Portraits and Dog Watching.

Schwartz’s photographs have been published in The Sunday New York Times Magazine, O –Oprah, TIME Magazine LIGHTBOX, Interview, PDN, Fader, Juxtapoz, Stern (Germany), Liberation (France), H (Spain), Bang (Italy), Esquire (Russia), 4 Marie Clair and in The British Journal Photography and in books as Hayden’s Review, Photographing Childhood by LaNola Stone, Hijacked, vol.1 and Photography Speaks: 150 Photographers on Their Art, 2004 and 1995 and this year in The New Yorker, Time Magazine Print & LIGHTBOX, Slate Magazine, PetaPixel,, The Guardian UK, My Modern Met blogs and The FENCE at Photoville / United Photo Industires, Brooklyn. A new project, Dog Couture in NYC was published in Time Magazine LIGHTBOX and print 9.16.13.

Schwartz was one of the ten short-listed finalist at the Hyeres 2010 Photography Festival in France. She was a guest speaker and present the Amelia Series at The National Geographic Magazine’s Annual Photography Seminar in in Washington D.C. and gave Master Talk at LOOK3, The Charlottesville Photography Festival in 2012. In 2013 Schwartz was invited to presentation at David Alan Harveys, Spazio Labs with Maggie Steber and Erica McDonald and The Eddie Adams workshops in New York.

The Aperture Foundation will publish a comprehensive book of the twelve-year project of Amelia photographs in the fall of 2014.

Representation: CLAMPART Gallery, NYC

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