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Anne Collier

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago with ARTBOOK|D.A.P.
Hardcover with jacket



New York–based artist Anne Collier (b. 1970) creates seemingly straightforward images of pop-cultural objects that address both the practice and history of photography while simultaneously critiquing clichés and uncovering hidden truths. This volume, part of the MCA Monograph series, accompanies the first major solo, US exhibition of Collier's work. Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator at the MCA, surveys Collier's photographs of the past decade to analyze their artistic influences and thematic connections; Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, examines the artist's position within photographic and cinematic history; and novelist Kate Zambreno delves into identity and self-portraiture, collection, and obsession.

Foreword by Madeleine Grynsztejn. Text by Michael Darling, Chrissie Iles, and Kate Zambreno. Copublished by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago with ARTBOOK | D.A.P.

Table of Contents

7 Foreword by Madeleine Grynsztejn
8 Acknowledgments by Michael Darling
10 Anne Collier: Woman with a Camera by Michael Darling
18 Anne Collier: Once More, With Feeling by Chrissie Iles
24 Fragments of a Lost Object: Meditations on the Photographs of Anne Collier by Kate Zambreno
39 Plates
102 Checklist
104 Biography
106 Selected Bibliography
109 Contributors
110 Lenders and Sponsors