Collier Schorr

Collier Schorr lives and works in New York, NY; Professor at Yale University.

Ms. Schorr has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe and is represented by 303 Gallery in New York and Modern Art in London. Ms. Schorr’s work is represented in many public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Jewish Museum, and the Walker Art Center. Her commercial images can be seen in publications such as W magazine and Interview. Her range of imagery: from atmospheric portraiture to hard glamour has been used in advertising campaigns for Comme Des Garcons, Topman, Y3 and Bottega Veneta, to name a few. Currently, she is the editor-at-large for the British art magazine Frieze, and she has been a contributor to Artforum and Parkett. Her essays have also appeared in catalogs for the Guggenheim Museum and the Boston ICA. She has taught at Columbia University, the School of Visual Arts, and Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Schorr was appointed to the Yale faculty in 2003 and is currently senior critic in photography.




Brioni - Jil Sander - Versus Versace - Bottega Veneta - A.P.C - IRO


Vogue France - Document - Dazed & Confused - i.D - Interview - AnOther - 032C - Vogue Homme - WSJ - V Man


2007-2008 Guna S. Mundheim Fellow, American Academy, Berlin


2014 Collier Schorr, 303 Gallery, New York by Brienne Walsh, frieze, May 2014;

2014 Collier Schorr: 8 Women by O. C. Yerebakan, Art Observed, March 17 2014;

2014 8 Women Through the Eyes of Collier Schorr by Shannon Elinor Smite, Opening Ceremony, February 28 2014;

2014 When Fashion Meets Art by William Van Meter, The New York Times, March 12 2014;

2014 On objectifying men, empowering women and always chasing that first high by Francessa Gavin, Dazed & Confused, February 2014;

2014 Collier Schorr, Elle, February 2014;

2014 Collier Schorr in Conversation with Stevie Dance, Pop Magazine, February 2014;

2013 Goings On About Town: Collier Schorr, March, 2013 2014;

2011 Collier Schorr. Critic's Pick by Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine, November 11 2011;

2011 Collier Schorr by Olivier Zahm, Purple Magazine, Fall 2011;

2011 Portfolio Collier Schorr: Both Sides Now by Vincent Aletti, aperture, Spring 2011;

2011 The Regularity of Difference by Kirsty Bell, Camera Austria 2011;

2010 Collier Schorr by Lucia Davies, AnOther, October 2010;

2010 This Long Century by Collier Schorr, Art and Commerce, September 2010;


2011 Ars Cameralis, Katowice, Poland; "Collier Schorr: German Faces", CoCA Kronika, Bytom, Upper Silesia, Poland

2010 303 Gallery, New York; Stuart Shave Modern Art, London; Berardo Museum, Lisbon (curated by Sergio Mah as part of Photo España); "Collier Schorr: German Faces", CoCA Kronika, Bytom, Upper Silesia, Poland

2009 “Hier hielt die Welt den Atem an”, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

2008 Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Villa Romana, Florence, Italy

2007 Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany; "Star Power: Museum as Body Electric; Jens F.", Museum of Contemporary Art; Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO; “There I Was”, 303 Gallery, New York

2006 "Other Women", Modern Art, London, UK

2005 “Jens F.”, Roth, New York

2004 Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway; 303 Gallery, New York

2003 Modern Art, London

2002 Consorcio Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

2001 303 Gallery, New York, NY

2000 Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK

1999 303 Gallery, New York; Georg Kargl, Vienna, Austria; “Neue Soldaten”, Partobject Gallery, North Carolina

1998 "Archipelago: New Rooms", Stockholm Kultur 98,Stockholm, Sweden

1997 303 Gallery, New York, NY; Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium

1995 Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium

1994 303 Gallery, New York, NY

1993 303 Gallery, New York, NY

1991 303 Gallery, New York, NY

1990 Standard Graphik, Koln, Germany; 303 Gallery, New York, NY

1988 Cable Gallery, New York, NY


2011 Istanbul Biennial, Turkey; “History in Art”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland; “Commercial Break”, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Venice

2010 “Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography”, Museum of Modern Art, New York; “Not in Fashion: Mode und Fotografie”, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; “The Art of Camo”, Cardi Black Box, Milano; “You and Now”, Balice Hertling, Paris

2009 National Musem of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain; “Weird Beauty”, International Center of Photography; “Mixed Signals”, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, Baltimore, Maryland; Karma International, Zurich

2008“Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemproary American Photography”, the; “Freeway Balconies: Contemporary American Art”, curated by Collier Schorr, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin; "Listen Darling... The World is Yours", curated by Lisa Phillips, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais , Portugal; “Hard Targets: Concepts of Masculinity in Sport” curated by Christopher Bedford, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2007 “Memorial to the Iraq War”, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; “Reality Bites: Making Avant-Garde Art in Post-Wall Germany” Sam Fox Art Center at Washington University, St Louis; "Family Pictures, New Acquisitions", Guggenheim Museum, New York; "Rebel Rebel: Remembering Karlheinz Weinberger", Anna Kustera, New York; "History Will Repeat Itself" ,Hartware Medienkunstverein, Dortmund travels to KW Berlin, Germany

2006 “Human Game” curated by Fancesco Bonami, Fondazione Pitti, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy; “Youth of Today” Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany; "Modern Photographs: The Machine, The Body, The City", Miami Art Museum; "Artist's Choice: Herzog & de Meuron, Perception Restrained", Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art, Denver; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY; Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN; “Seeing Double: Encounters with Warhol” The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; “The Lost Paradise” Stiftung Opelvillen, Frankfurt, Germany

2005 "Sport", Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY; “The Forest: Politics, Poetics, and Practice,” Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina, curated by Kathy Goncharov; "Will Boys Be Boys? Questioning Masculinity in Contemporary Art", curated by Shamim Momin,The Salina Art Center, Salina Kansas; Museum of Contemporary

2004 “Opportunity and Regret”, Grazer, Kunstverein, Graz, Austria; “The Muse”, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York; “Open House – Working in Brooklyn”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; “Beyond Compare: Women Photographers on Beauty”, Toronto, Canada

2003 “Hovering”, curated by Daniele Balice and Anne du Boucheron, Peres Projects, Los Angeles; “Terror Chic”, curated by Eva Karecher, Spruth Magers, Munich, Germany; “Strangers”, Triennial of the International Center of Photography, New York, NY; “Attack! Art and War in Times of the Media”, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

2002 “Screen Memories”, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Japan; Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; “Some Options in Realism”, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA