The Silverstein Annual is part of the gallery's ongoing effort to provide exposure to emerging artists whose work incorporates the medium of photography. Bruce Silverstein Gallery with the guidance of curatorial advisor Nathan Lyons, annually invites ten prominent curators to nominate one artist whom they feel deserves the opportunity for further exposure within New York's cultural milieu.

     
  Lola Flash   Miriam Romais
En Foco
  In [sur]passing, Lola Flash takes us beyond portraiture for portraiture’s sake, focusing on the diversity of African skin tone and its underlying... Read More
             
  Michael Lundgren   Britt Salvesen
Center for Creative Photography
  Moving to the desert three years ago from the Midwest, I wondered how and why people had survived here. Arizona felt like another planet, with its... Read More
             
  Curtis Mann   Rod Slemmons
Museum of Contemporary Photography
  Curtis Mann came to Columbia College Chicago as a photography graduate student in 2006. He quickly established himself as one of the most innovative... Read More
             
  Will Michels   Anne Tucker
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  A woman looking at Will Michels’ photographs in his project Iwo Jima + 60 (from the series Living History) asked, “Are you sure these weren’t... Read More
             
  Barret Oliver   Julian Cox
High Museum of Art
  One of the great pleasures of my profession is the discovery of new work. It expands my horizons and helps redefine the boundaries of my taste and... Read More
             
  Phillip Pisciotta   Josh Chuang
Yale University Art Gallery
  Eschewing the special effects and emotional ambiguity that are hallmarks of photography today, the photographs of Phillip Pisciotta hark back to... Read More
             
  Lisa Robinson   Carol McCusker
Museum of Photographic Arts
  Lisa Robinson grew up in the heat of the south which is why the cold of the north has become her subject these last few years, specifically the... Read More
             
  Zoë Sheehan Saldaña   Jeffrey Hoone
Light Work
  Zoë Sheehan Saldaña begins her process of picture making with the simple practice of downloading pictures from the Internet. The pictures that she... Read More
             
  Noelle Tan   Philip Brookman
Corcoran Gallery of Art
  It is rare today to find artists working in an experimental manner with traditional photographic materials. Noelle Tan’s highly controlled... Read More
             
  Sonja Thomsen   Lisa Hostetler
Milwaukee Art Museum
 

I discovered Sonja Thomsen’s work soon after my arrival in Milwaukee in 2005. At the time, she was in the midst of her Surface series, a group of... Read More

             

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