AboutAmerican artist Philip-Lorca diCorcia is one of the most important photographers working today. For his Key Speaker lecture he will give an overall presentation of his work.
Philip-Lorca diCorcia (born 1951) lives and works in New York and teaches at Yale University, Connecticut. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston until 1975 before receiving his Master of Fine Arts from Yale University in 1979. His first solo exhibition took place at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1993, followed by others at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston in 2007 and at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2008. His work is held in numerous public collections including the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate, London; and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. He currently has a solo exhibition Philip-Lorca diCorcia Photographs 1975 2012 at The Hepworth Wakefield from 14 February 1 June 2014 and the upcoming solo exhibition Hustlers at Sprueth Magers Berlin 2 May - 24 June.