E. Brady Robinson: Art Desks
Do our work spaces reflect who we are? Photographer E. Brady Robinson examines that question with a series of portraits of the desks and working spaces of artists, curators, art dealers, and critics throughout the East Coast. The result is a project, Art Desks, that has recently been published by Daylight Books, accompanied by an essay by Andy Grundberg. The series began in Washington, D.C. in 2011 as a way to explore the idea of desk as portrait combined with the social experiment of navigating the art world. Her subjects include: Cricket Taplin, art collector from the Cricket Taplin Collection at the Sagamore Hotel, Mera Rubell, art collector from the Rubell Family Art Collection, David Ward, Senior Historian from the National Portrait Gallery, Anna Walker-Skillman, Owner for Jackson Fine Art, artist William Christenberry among others.
Addison/Ripley Fine Art in Washington, DC will feature a solo exhibition of Art Desks by E. Brady Robinson during from November 1st – 15th 2014 during FotoWeekDC. A book signing will place November 1st from 3 – 6pm at Addison Ripley Fine Art in Washington, DC.
E. Brady Robinson is a photographer based in Washington, DC. She received her BFA in photography from The Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland and her MFA in photography from Cranbrook Art Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally at Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Civilian Art Projects, FotoWeekDC and Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Select collections include: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Orlando Museum of Art and Spanish Cultural Center in Santo Domingo, DR. Robinson’s photographs have received front-page feature in the Washington Post, broadcast on Channel One Russia TV, PDN Photo of the Day, Feature Shoot among others. Robinson is represented by Addison/Ripley Fine Art in Washington, DC
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