Photographs : photographs by Justine Kurland

June 27 - August 22, 2009



Born: 1969, Warsaw, NY

Lives & works in New York, NY

1998 M.F.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT

1996 B.F.A., School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


2009 CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY (forthcoming)

2009 Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York (forthcoming)

2007 Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, New Works (August 2 - September 8)

Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY, Of Woman Born (February 24 - April 7)

2006 Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT, Figures in the Landscape: Justine Kurland Photographs (July 29 - March 4, 2007)

Monte Clark, Toronto, Canada, Justine Kurland (March 18 - April 23)

2005 Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, Justine Kurland: Idylls of the King (November 4 - December 17)
Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo Japan, Songs of Experience (February 4 - March 5)

Torch Galerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Justine Kurland: Seven Pleiades (January 15 - February 17)

2004 Gorney Bravin + Lee, NY, Justine Kurland: Songs of Experience (September 10 - October 9)

2003 Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria, Justine Kurland: Welcome Home (November 6 - January 3)

Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, Justine Kurland: Golden Dawn (September 11 - October 25)

Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI, Justine Kurland (July 11 - September 13)

Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Justine Kurland (January 18 - April 6)

Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia, Justine Kurland (January 6 - January 31)

2002 Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand: Justine Kurland (October 16 - November 9)

Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY, in community, skyblue (September 12 - October 13)

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (June 28 - September 14)

2001 Torch Galerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (December 15 - February 3)

Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium (October 25 - November 24)

Modulo, Lisbon, Portugal (June - July)

Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY (March 17 - April 14)

1999 Patrick Callery, New York, NY

1998 Artists' Space, Project Room, New York, NY


2009 Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Clarke & Faria Presents (forthcoming)

2009 Mills Gallery, Boston College of Art, And the fair Moon Rejoices: Contemporary Visionaries in the Wake of Blake (forthcoming)

2009 Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, The Netherlands, Ophelia, Sehnsucht, Melancholy, Longing for Death (upcoming, February 21 - May 10)

Art Gallery of Alberta, Leaving Olympus (upcoming, February 14 - May 18)

The Museum of Modern Art, Into the Sunset: Photography's Image of the American West (upcoming, March 24 - June 8; traveling to Seattle Art Museum, Feb. 14 - May 23, 2010)

2008 Hudson Franklin Gallery, New York, The World is All That Is the Case (November 6 - December 20, 2008)

University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Through You: Photography Selections from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection (September 3 - October 27)

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Role Models (October 17 - January 25)

American Folk Art Museum, Darger-ism (April 15- Sept 21)

Danziger Projects, New York, NY, New Work (from 2007) (March 1-April 5)

Mimmo Scognamiglio Arte Contemporanea, Napoli, Italy, People

Art Gallery of Alberta, Generation, (January 19 - March 24, 2008)

2007 Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, Utopian Mirage: Social Metaphors in Contemporary Photography and Film (May 25 - July 29, 2007)

Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, The Last Seduction: A Welcome Surrender to Beauty

Yancey Richardson, New York, NY, Easy Rider

Triennale Bovisa, Milan, Timer 01/Intimacy (April - May)

PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR, True Bearing

2006 Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C., Sight/Insight: Contemporary Photography from the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection (November 1 - December 31)

Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX, Suspension (February 24 - April 1)

Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY, Arcadia (July 6 - August 25)

St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, Recent Landscape Photography: The Intimate and the Sublime (May 26 - September 17)

Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, FL, Taken for Looks: Imaging Food in Contemporary Photography (May 24 - Sept.1)

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Utopia (May - October)

Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, staged/unstaged (March 3 - March 31)

2005 Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; Ideal Worlds - New Romanticism in Contemporary Art (May 12 - August 28)

Roebling, New York, Wasteland: 21st Century Landscape (June 2 - August 1)

Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Boston, MA, Outpost (January 26 - March 19)

Sweet Briar College, Anne Gary Pannell Art Gallery, Sweet Briar, VA, The Madness of Paradise: Photographs of Gregory Crewdson, Annabel Elgar and Justine Kurland (September 1 - October 1)

2004 Savage Art Resources, Portland, OR, The Bambi Effect (Sept. 29 - Nov. 30)

Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, Beginning Here: 101 Ways (September 7 - October 16)

Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, Fresh: Youth Culture in Contemporary Photographs (April 17 - June 13)

Kenny Schachter/ROVE, New York, NY, Indigestible Correctness II, curated by Rita Akermann and Lizzi Bougatsos (April 10 - May 5)

Lehman College Art Gallery, The City University of New York, Bronx, NY; Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape (January 29 - May 15)

National Museum Photography Film & Television, UK, Everything's Gone Green, Photography and the Garden (May 21 - September 26)

Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, The Human face is an empty force, a field of death, curated by Angelblood (January 24 - February 28)

Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo, Japan, Preview Collection (January 23 - February 10)

2003-4 ING Bank, Kortrijk, Belgium, Double Exposure, (November 29 -January 31)

2003 International Center of Photography, New York, NY; Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, (September 13 - November 30)

Caren Golden Fine Art, New York; Afternoon Delight, curated by Max Henry (June -July 25)

Fabrica de Tabacos, Madrid, Spain, Doble Vision (June 13 - July 13)

Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York, SYLVA, A Tree Show (April 19 - May 31)

Robert Mann Gallery, New York, Flesh Tones, 100 Years of the Nude (March 7 -April 19)

2002 Georgia State University School of Art & Design Galleries, Atlanta, GA, Girl (Fall)

Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam, Lookalike. Barbie. Lolita. Lara Croft(September 8 - November 3)

The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY, Exotic Representation, curated by Tracy L. Adler (September 5 - October 19)

Wall St Rising, New York, NY, Art Downtown: New Photography (June 13 - September 15)

Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA, Portrait as Performance (May 24 -August 11)

Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada, Regarding Landscape (May 12 - June 30)

Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, NY, The Dubrow Biennal (March 26 - May 4)

Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Love the One You're With, curated by John Caperton(January 9 - 27)

Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA (March 22 - May 12)

Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, Portrait as Performance (May 24 - September 8)

Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO, RE: Action (January 11 - March 5)

2001 The Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, Between Fantasy and Pleasure, curated by Mia Ruyter (August 24 - September 27)

Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL, Video Jam (July 14 -August 19)

City of Arnhem, The Netherlands, Sonsbeek 2001, curated by Jan Hoet (cat.)

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Game Face: What Does a Woman Athlete Look Like?, curated by Jane Gottesman (cat.)

Galleria Laura Pecci, Milan, Italy, Justine Kurland, Torbjorn Rodland, Hellen van Meene

Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, Bright Paradise, curated by Allen Smith (and residency, cat.)

White Cube London, England; Settings and Players: Theatrical Ambiguity in American Photography, 1960-2000, curated by Louise Neri and Vince Aletti (9 March - 21 April) traveled to: The Czech National Gallery for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic (June - August)

2000-1 Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, Snapshot (November 2- January 14)

2000 Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, NY, Hunter Gallery Selects (November 9 - December 9)

International Center of Photography, New York, NY, Reflections in a Glass Eye: Works from the International Center of Photography Collection (November 3-December 31)

Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium, Identities (September 16 - November 5)

Asprey Jacques, London, England, Lemon Tree Hill (July 7 - September 9)

Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, Emotional Rescue: Contemporary Art Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany, Project Collection

Audiello Fine Art, New York, NY, Nothing in Common (June 9 - July)

PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, Greater New York, organized with Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York (February - May)

1999 Brennau University Gallery, Gainsville, GA, Girlschool.

Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, Return to Splendor.

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY.

Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York, NY, Another Girl Another Planet (March 23 - April 17)

1998 Yale University, New Haven, CT, Thesis Exhibitio


2009 Hareven, Gail. The New Yorker, Fiction: The Slows; ill p.60: The Baby, 2005. May 4, 2009.

2007 Argikos, Jan. Artforum, Art in Review, May 2007.

Lovelace, Carol. Art in America, Art in Review. October 2007.

Kino, Carol. The New York Times. So They All Get Naked and Play, Like Mom Did. February 25, 2007.

Holland, Gill with photographs by Justine Kurland. Pitch. Willfull. Winter 2007.

Anne Stringfield, Two for the Road. Vogue, February 2007.

2006 Stake, Philip. Battleboro Reformer, Review: Kurland celebrates girls on the brink of womanhood at BMAC, September 7, 2006, p. 30

Original Vermont Observer, Five New Exhibits and A Party, July 28, 2006.

Arlene Distler. Art New England, Regional Reviews: Figures in the Landsape: Justine Kurland Photographs. December/January 2007.

O'sullivan, Michael. Washington Post. Gaining 'Insight' at Corcoran, December 8, 2006

2005 Kerr, Merrily. Art on Paper, Justine Kurland, January/February; p. 79

2004 Princenthal, Nancy. Art in America, Justine Kurland at Gorney Bravin + Lee, December; pp. 132-133

unsigned. Adbusters, (ill) (no page number)

Budnitz, Judy. Blind Spot, Hooky; Issue #28 (Photography by Justine Kurland)

Sheets, Hilarie M. ARTnews, Reviews: Justine Kurland; November; p. 152

Schwendener, Martha Time Out New York, Justine Kurland: Songs of Experience, 7-14 October; p. 75

Unsigned. The New Yorker, Photography: Justine Kurland, 4 October; p. 21

Douglas, Sarah . Artnet, Photo Review, 27 September;

Unsigned. The New Yorker, Fall Preview: Photography, 27 September; p. 28

Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, Art in Review: Justine Kurland, 24 September; p. E33

Unsigned. New York Magazine, Shooting Stars: Young women, 6 September; p.72

Westerbeke, Julia. Time Out New York, Back to School, 2-9 September; p. 59

Burnett, Craig. Freize, A Kind of Musical Space, September; pp. 100 - 103 (Photography by Justine Kurland)

Osborne, Lawrence. New York Magazine, Dreams of a Napa by the Sound, 16 August; pp. 24 -31 (Photography by Justine Kurland)

Green, Penelope. The New York Times, Two Apartments, Four Flights Up, 11 July; Habitats p. 4

Sokolove, Michael. The New York Times Magazine, Can this Marriage be Saved?, 11 April; pp. 26-31 (Photography by Justine Kurland)

Barnes, Brooks. The Wall Street Journal, Your First Picasso, 9 April; pp. W1, W4

Unsigned. Foto Museum Provincie Antwerpen, Portfolio, #29 Winter; pp. 30-31

Cotter, Holland. The New York Times, Art in Review: Hanna Liden, January, p. 16

2003 Kawachi, Taka. Studio Voice, New Traction .01, Vol. 337 January

Princenthal, Nancy. Art in America, Forty Ways of Looking at a Stranger, December pp. 42-45

Cohen, David. The New York Sun, Arts & Letters: Gallery-Going, 6 November, p. 15

Plender, Olivia . Frieze, Justine Kurland, November-December, Issue 79, p. 93

Harrison, Sara. TimeOut London, Justine Kurland: Emily Tsingou West End, October 8-15, 2003

Kerr, Merrily. Flash Art, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, October, pp. 82-85

Newhall, Edith. New York Magazine, Camera Ready, 8 September; p. 81

Royse, Julia. Elle, HotArt: Shiny Hippie People, September

Cosgrave, Bronwyn. British Vogue, Free Radical, September; pp. 171-172

Unnamed Author. ArtReview, September

Unnamed Author. The Art Newspaper, Justine Kurland: golden dawn -

photographs:Emily Tsingou Gallery, September, No. 139

Aletti, Vince. Artforum, Preview Fall 2003: ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, September; p. 70

Unnamed Author. PLUK, Bold Types, September/October

Unnamed Author. PhotoEspana 2003, VI Festival Internacional de Fotografia Fabrica de Tabacos; Madrid, Spain 'Doble Vision', pp. 150-153

Haddad, Natalie. Real Detroit Weekly, Girls On Film, 16-22 July, pp. 26-27

Douglas, Sarah . The Art Newspaper, Contemporary Photography Galleries: Afternoon Delight, Caren Golden Gallery, No. 138; July-August; p. 5

Tysh, George. Metrotimes, Through a lens darkly, 16 - 22 July; p.18

Haddad, Natalie. Real Detroit Weekly, Girls on Film, 16 - 22 July; pp. 26 - 27

Mar, Alex. The New York Sun, Gallery-Going, 17 July

Gett, Trevor. British Journal of Photography, On View: In good shape, 9 April, pp. 23-25

Mugnaini, Alberto. Flash Art, Book review: The Fourth Sex: Adolescent Extremes, March - April p.56

unsigned. Purple, Illustrations by Justine Kurland, pp.144, 145, 178, 179

Balice, Daniele . Boiler, Aesthetics: Justine Kurland, January - March; pp. 80-85

Unsigned. Mixt(e), Dans Ce Monde de Filles February-March; pp. 34-35

Loke, Margarett. Art on Paper, Not Just Another Girl, January - February; pp. 50-51

Sozanski, Edward J. The Philadelphia Inquirer, Out and About, Conventionally or Not, 31 January; p. W32

Unnamed Author. PhotoEspana 2003Nosotros, La Fabrica, Madrid

2002 McCormick, Carlo. Camera Austria, In Community, Sky Blue Gorney Bravin + Lee, Vol. 80, pp. 83-84

Cook, Emma. Elle Magazine, UK, Spellbound, December; pp. 156-162

R.B. Modern Painters, In Community, Sky Blue Gorney Bravin + Lee, Winter; pp. 150-151

Feaster, Felicia., Grrrl Power, 27 November - 3 December

Garrett, Craig. Flash Art, Review: Justine Kurland at Gorney Bravin + Lee, November - December p. 101 - 102

Trainor, James . Tema Celeste, Review: Justine Kurland at Gorney Bravin + Lee, November/December; p. 81

Fox, Catherine . The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Girl Watching Fuels Thought at Georgia State, 22 November; p. Q6

Richard, Frances. Artforum, Review: Justine Kurland, Gorney Bravin + Lee, November; p. 184

Unsigned. The New Yorker, Photography: Justine Kurland, 14+21October; p.44

Herrick, Linda . NZ Herald, The Call of the Wild Girls, 21 October p. B4

Unsigned. The New Yorker, Art-Photography: Justine Kurland at Gorney Bravin + Lee, 7 October; p. 25

Kimmelman, Michael. The New York Times, Review: Justine Kurland at Gorney Bravin + Lee, 4 October; p. E33

OberSaint-Louis, Catherine. The New York Times Magazine, What They Were Thinking, 29 September; p. 34

Aletti, Vince. The Village Voice, Voice Choices. Photo: Justine Kurland, 25 September - 1 October; pp. 74-75

Talbot, Margaret. The New York Times Magazine, The Way We Live Now: Sexed Ed, 22 September; pp. 17 - 18

Finch, Charlie., It Is Time, Once Again, To Kill The Past, 20 September

Douglas, Sarah . The Art Newspaper, Justine Kurland: In community, skyblue, September; p. 5

Press, Joy. Vogue, People are Talking about; girl crazy, September, pp. 486, 488

unsigned. Time Out New York, Season Highlights, 29 Aug. - 5 September; p. 16

Mahoney, Robert. Time Out New York, Justine Kurland, Catherine Opie, Martha Rosler and James Welling at Gorney Bravin + Lee, 27 June-4 July; p. 56

Tuchman, Phyllis. Art in America, Variety Photoplays, June; pp. 106-115, 135

Unsigned. Exit, Girls in Landscape (portfolio), Spring/Summer; pp.98-109

Kurland, Justine. Cabinet, (portfolio), Spring; pp. 104-107

unsigned. Review Magazine, RE: Action, February

Hackman, Kate. The Kansas City Star, For every Action, 18 January, p.23

2001 Kurland, Justine. The New York Times Magazine, Let Us Count the Ways [1-9], pp.78-79 (photo)

Peckham, Shannan. Mouth to Mouth (London), Editor's Words: Beastly Issue, Summer 2001, p.2-3

Kawachi, Taka. Studio Voice (Tokyo), Justine Kurland: Another Paradise, August, p.116-121

Martins, Celso. Espresso (Portugal), Justine Kurland at Modulo, 16 June.

Chen, Aric. Art on Paper, Reviews: Justine Kurland at Gorney Bravin + Lee, May-June

Green, Alison. Art Monthly, Photography (feature: Settings and Players at White Cube2 London), May, pp. 1-4

S., F. Sleaze, Epic American Melancholia with Porn Bonus, April, Vol. 4, No. 3

Coomer, Martin. Time Out (London), Review: Settings and Players at White Cube2, 4-11 April; p. 53

Hackworth, Nick. Evening Standard (England), Snapshots from Suburbia (review: Settings and Players at White Cube2, London), 19 March

Guner, Fisun. Metro (England), Photography; Settings and players: theatrical ambiguity in American Photography, 8 March, p.18

Denes, Melissa. The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, American Caught Off-Balance, 15 Feb., pp.38-40

Nakamura, Marie-Pierre. Hors Serie Art Actuel, Elles: des femmes photographes, hors series n. 2pp.58-67

Aletti, Vince. The Village Voice, Assessing the New Scale Model: The Big Picture, 10 April;p.65

Smith, Roberta. The New York Times, Reviews: Justine Kurland at Gorney Bravin + Lee, 30 March; p. E35

Finch, Charlie., Signs of Life on 26th Street, 23 March.

Kurland, Justine. Oxford America, Photography, March-April 2001; pp.144-145

Chen, Aric. Dutch, Justine Kurland: Girl Army, March-April; p.44

Princenthal, Nancy. artext, Bodycount: recent photographs of women by women and some precedents, Feb-April; pp.64-71

Vincent, Steven. Art & Auction, Alice in Levittown, February, pp.106-113

2000 McAuliffe, Michael J., Review: Collector's Choice at Exit Art, 15 December

Kurland, Justine. Cabinet, The City, Winter (image insert)

Dailey, Meghan. Artforum, A Thousand Words: Justine Kurland, April. (feature)

2000 Homes, A.M. Harper's Bazaar, Hot Shots, February. (editorial)

1999 Kaplan, Cheryl. Magazine, Justine Kurland at Patrick Callery Gallery, Anton, Saul. Time Out New York, Justine Kurland:"The Secret World of Girls", 21 Oct.(review)

Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, Art in Review: Justine Kurland, 15 October

Henry, Max., Gotham Dispatch: Girls' world, 8 October (review)

Saltz, Jerry. Village Voice, Decoy and Daydreamer: Justine Kurland and Nikki S. Lee, 28 September; p.61.

Unsigned. Time Out New York, Critics Picks, 16 Sept.

Kawachi, Taka. Studio Voice (Japan), Another Girl, Another Planet, undated

Siegel, Katy. Artforum, Another Girl, Another Planet, September. (review)

Henry, Max. Flash Art, Another Girl, Another Planet, May-June. (review)

Sand, Michael. Artnews, Another Girl, Another Planet, June, p.127. (review)

Wolf, Naomi. The New York Times, The Future is Ours to Lose, 16 May, pp.134-35.

Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, Art in Review: Another Girl, Another Planet, 16 April, p.E35.

Arning, Bill. Time Out New York, Reviews: The Sisters from Another Planet, 8-15 April.

Aletti, Vince. The Village Voice, Imitation of Life: Alexei Hay And "Another Girl, Another Planet", 6 April. (review


2005 Bright, Susan, Art Photography Now, published by Aperture Foundation, New York(ISBN 1-931788-91-X)

2004 Cotton, Charlotte The Photographs as Contemporary Art, published by Thames & Hudson World of Art, New York¨› (ISBN 0-500-20380-6)

Raymond, Jonathan &. Old Joy, published by Artspace Books, San Francisco/New York, Kurland, Justine ISBN: 1-891273-05-1, Photography by Kurland, Fiction by Raymond

2003 Bonami, Francesco & The Fourth Sex: Adolescent Extremes, published by Edizioni Charta, Simons, Raf Milan, Italy (ISBN: 88-8158-404-2)

2002 Kelsey, John &. Justine Kurland: Spirit West, Published by Coromandel, Paris / New York Kurland, Justine / Geneva, ISBN: 2-95115-772-3-0

2001 Aletti, Vince Neri, Louise. Settings and Players: Theatrical Ambiguity in American

Photography, 1960-2000, Published by White CuLondon, England

1999 Homes, A.M. Another Girl, Another Planet, exhibition catalogue; organized by Gregory Crewdson and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn. Published by Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art


Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York

Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, MI

Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, NH

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

The International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Margulies Collection, Miami, FL

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY