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.

     
  Olivia Arthur   Noriko Fuku & John Jacob
Kyoto University of Art & Inge Morath Foundation
  We first encountered Olivia Arthur's work when her series The Middle Distance won the 2007 Inge Morath Award, which is presented annually by Magnum... Read More
             
  Raphael Dallaporta   Francois Hebel
Les Rencontres d'Arles
  Open your eyes again - Raphaël Dallaporta seems to tell us. If the consequence of his subject, landmines, has been overseen in the magazines, kids or... Read More
             
  Rob Hornstra   Frits Gierstberg
Netherlands Fotomuseum
  I consider Rob Hornstra (b. 1975) as one of the most promising documentary photographers of the younger generation in the Netherlands. His... Read More
             
  Isabelle Hayeur   Ann Thomas
National Gallery of Canada
  “Our natural, rural and urban environments have undergone dramatic upheavals, particularly in the past 30 or 40 years. The current landscape is a... Read More
             
  Guillaume Herbaut   Agnes Sire
Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation
  Guillaume Herbaut, a young French photographer and member of the "Public Eye" collective, has become increasingly detached to photojournalism - the... Read More
             
  Rick McKee Hock   Charles Stainback
Norton Museum of Art
  Rick Hock, an artist of the generation that witnessed the photographic image’s unparalleled acceptance as an art form, has spent his career making... Read More
             
  Orrie King   Elisabeth Sussman
Whitney Museum of American Art
  King’s images are straightforward and sensual. Not part of a series, they still all feel connected. And they are. King was there to photograph the... Read More
             
  Darren Sylvester   Daniel Palmer
Monash University
  Darren Sylvester’s carefully staged photographs appear to comment on social conformity and isolation, particularly among the relationships of the... Read More
             
  Gaston Zvi Ickowicz   Nissan N. Perez
Israel Museum
  Since his graduation from the Musrara School of Photography in Jerusalem Gaston Ickowicz has revealed himself as one of the most promising young... Read More
             
  Oliver Sieber   Bodo von Dewitz
Museum Ludwig
  Oliver Sieber, Düsseldorf-based artist born in 1966, concentrates on portraits. Amongst his series are those about youth culture, teds and mods and... Read More
             

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