Tierney Gearon on Her Career as a Photographer

THU, OCT 29, 2009 (1:06:41)

Acclaimed photographer Tierney Gearon discusses the entire span of her career as a photographer–beginning with her first portraits of her family, her early commercial work as a fashion photographer in Europe, her discovery by Charles Saatchi, subsequent shows at The Gagosian Gallery, “The Mother Project”, and her newest series, “Explosure”. This lecture is presented in conjunction with an exhibition of Ms. Gearon’s work on view at Jackson Fine Art.

+ BIO: Tierney Gearon

Tierney Gearon was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1963 and attended the University of Utah. Gearon is best known for her highly acclaimed and publicized work “I am a Camera”, shown at the Saatchi Gallery in 2001, followed by an early summer show at The Gagosian Gallery in New York. In 2006, her second major body of work, “The Mother Project” became the subject of a documentary film. A book of the exhibition, Daddy, where are you? was published later that year.

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