K E V I N . M O O R E

 

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

MA/PhD in Art History, 1997/2002

Dissertation: “Jacques-Henri Lartigue: Invention of an Artist”

 

University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri

MA in Art History, 1996

Thesis: “Photography at Standing Rock”

 

William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri

BA in English Literature, 1987

 

St. Peter’s College, Oxford University, Oxford, England

English Literature, 1985-1986

Education

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Curriculum Vitae

Curatorial

Teaching

Publications

Books

Articles

Lectures & Appearances

Fellowships & Awards

References

FotoFocus, Cincinnati, Ohio

Artistic Director and Curator, 2013 to present

 

McEvoy Collection, San Francisco

Curator

 

Independent curator, New York, New York

2004 to present

 

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Henry Luce Foundation Research Associate, American Art, 2002-2004

 

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Curatorial Assistant, Department of Photographs, 2002

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Chester Dale Fellow, Department of Photographs, 1999-2000

 

The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Research Assistant, Department of Photography, 1998

 

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Curatorial Assistant, Department of American Art, 1994-1995

 

The Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City, Missouri

Research Assistant, An American Century of Photography: From Dryplate to Digital, 1993-1994

 

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Library Acquisitions, 1987-1992

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, New York

Visiting Professor, “Senior Seminar Lab,” fall term 2012

 

Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

Visiting Professor, “History of Photography,” spring term 2002

 

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Assistant Instructor, with Professor Hal Foster, “Modern Art: 1890-1945,” fall term 1997

 

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Assistant Instructor/Lecturer, with Professor Peter C. Bunnell, “History of Photography,” fall term 1996

 

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Assistant Instructor, with Professor Dorothea Dietrich, “Modern Art: 1890-1945,” spring term 1996

Old Paris and Changing New York: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018)

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue: The Invention of an Artist (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004; French version, 2012; Polish version, 2015)

 

Real to Real: Photographs from the Traina Collection (San Francisco: de Young Museum, 2012)

 

Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980 (Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2010)

"Whipping up a storm: how Robert Mapplethorpe shocked America," The Guardian, Nov. 17, 2015

 

“David Benjamin Sherry,” in Aperture 218 (Spring 2015)

 

"Peter Piller: Umschläge," Else 6 (2013)

 

“Type A: Trigger,” Else 4 (2012)

 

“Readymade in America: Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs,” Foam Magazine #31 (Summer 2012)

 

“Lost and Found,” book review of Michel Frizot and Cédric de Veigy, Photo Trouvée, in History of Photography (spring 2008)

 

“’Visual Machines’ by a Bauhaus Artist,” book review of Elizabeth Otto, Tempo, Tempo: The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt, in History of Photography (spring 2007)

 

“Lartigue et la naissance du modernisme en photographie,” Etudes photographiques (July 2003)

 

“Alex S. MacLean: The Measures of Landscape,” AV Monographs (Sept-Oct 2001)

 

“Eyes in the Sky: Alex MacLean and the Tradition of Aerial Imagery,” Cite (summer 2000)

 

“Digital Imaging: A Select Bibliography,” History of Photography (winter 1996)

 

Book Review of Richard Jensen et al., Eyewitness at Wounded Knee, in History of Photography (spring 1993)

 

Book Review of Bill Jay, Cyanide & Spirits, in History of Photography (summer 1993)

 

Book Review of Graham Clarke, ed., The Portrait in Photography, in History of Photography (fall 1993)

Fiction Jury Member, Havana Film Festival New York, 2016

 

Roe Ethridge in Conversation with Kevin Moore, SVA Theater, New York, 2016

 

"Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment," 25 Years Later (moderator), The New Museum, New York, 2015

 

Mapplethorpe + 25 (symposium organizer), The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2015

 

“Passeurs and Sites of Passage: Curating in the Expanded Field,” Ryerson University, Toronto, 2014

 

"The Road to Taiyo & Nico," le Bal, Paris, 2013

 

Paris Photo Platform, Paris, 2012

 

“Gasoline Rainbow” [color photography in America 1970-1980], Terra Foundation/Université de Paris, Diderot, Paris, 2012

 

“Gasoline Rainbow” [color photography in America 1970-1980], Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, 2011

 

“Gasoline Rainbow” [color photography in America 1970-1980], Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 2011

 

“Gasoline Rainbow” [color photography in America 1970-1980], Princeton University, 2010

 

“Lartigue Among Amateurs,” Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 2008

 

“Lartigue entre amateurs,” Histoire de l’art du XIXe siècle, Musée d’Orsay, Ecole du Louvre, Paris, 2007

 

The Genius of Photography, BBC series on the History of Photography, 2007

 

“My Utopia: Play in Bauhaus Photography,” College Art Association, Boston, Mass., 2006

 

BBC documentary on Lartigue, 2004

 

“Lartigue and the Hunt for Denatured Elegance,” Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 2004

 

“Lartigue at MOMA,” University of Toronto, 2002

 

“Jacques-Henri Lartigue: Invention of an Artist for the History of Photography,” The Frick Symposium, New York, 2000, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellows Symposium, New York, 2000

 

“European Photography Between the World Wars,” Princeton University, 1996

 

“Henry Ossawa Tanner and the French Art World,” The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, 1995

 

“Julia Margaret Cameron’s Photographic Illustrations to Tennyson’s ‘Idylls of the King,’” The St. Louis Art Museum, 1995

 

“Photography at Standing Rock: The Conception Abbey Collection,” The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1995

 

Whiting Foundation, grant for completion of dissertation, 2000-2001

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Chester Dale Fellow, Department of Photographs, 1999-2000

 

Fulbright Commission, grant for dissertation research in Paris, France, 1998-1999

 

Institut Français de Washington, grant for dissertation research in Paris, France, summer 1997

 

Mellon Foundation, grant for language study, 1997

 

Princeton University, full funding for five-year doctoral program, 1995-2002

Quentin Bajac, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

Malcolm Daniel, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

Julian Cox, de Young Museum, San Francisco

 

Peter C. Bunnell (dissertation advisor), Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Roe Ethridge: Neighbors (Mack, 2016)

 

"The Studio and the Snapshot," in Photography at MoMA: 1920-1960 (Museum of Modern Art, 2016)

 

Eric Boman: A Wandering Eye (Damiani, 2016)

 

“Three Constructivists,” in Lightning Tree, by Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs (Cincinnati: Contemporary Arts Center, 2014)

 

American Paintings at Harvard, Vol. One, eds. Theodore Stebbins and Melissa Renn (Cambridge, Mass./New Haven: Harvard Art Museum/Yale University Press, 2014)

 

"Times Ten: Elena Dorfman's Post-Industrial Abstractions," in Elena Dorfman: Empire Falling (Bologna: Damiani, 2013)

 

“Lartigue entre amateurs,” in Histoire de l’art du XIXe siècle (1848-1914): Bilans et perspectives, Conference proceedings, Ecole du Louvre-Musée d’Orsay, 13-15 Sept. 2007 (Paris: Ecole du Louvre, 2012)

 

“No Crime Involved—But With That Assumption,” in Robert Heinecken (London: Ridinghouse, 2012)

 

“How is the World? A Conversation between Paul Graham & Kevin Moore,” in Paul Graham, Europe: America (Santander: Fundación Botín, 2011)

 

“My Utopia: Play in Bauhaus Photography,” in From Diversion to Subversion: Games, Play, and Twentieth-Century Art, ed. David Getsy (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011)

 

“foRm,” in Words Without Pictures, eds. Charlotte Cotton and Alex Klein (Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2009)

 

“Cruising and Transcendence in the Photographs of Minor White,” in More Than One: Photographs in Sequence, ed. Joel Smith (Princeton/New Haven: Princeton University Art Museum/Yale University Press, 2008)

 

American Paintings at Harvard, Vol. Two: Artists born 1826-1856, ed. Theodore Stebbins (Cambridge, Mass./New Haven: Harvard Art Museum/Yale University Press, 2008)

 

“La Nostalgie du moderne,” in L’Art de la photographie, eds. André Gunthert and Michel Poivert (Paris: Mazenod, 2007)

 

“A Ragged Order,” in New York Rises: Photographs by Eugene de Salignac (New York: Aperture, 2007)

 

“Persistence,” in Jackie Nickerson: Faith (Dublin, 2006)

 

“Photography’s Advocate: Peter Bunnell,” in Associations (New York: PPP Editions, 2006)

 

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph, ed. Robin Lenman (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

 

“The Critical Fortune of Lartigue,” in Lartigue: The Album of a Century (Paris: Pompidou/Abrams, 2003)

 

Contributing

Author

Books

Exhibitions Curated

Paris to New York: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, 2018

 

Mamma Andersson: Memory Banks, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2018

 

Stories: Phillip-Lorca diCorcia and Constance DeJong, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, 2017

 

la mère la mer, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, 2018

 

 

Roe Ethridge: Nearest Neighbor, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2016

 

New Slideshow, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2016

 

Zanele Muholi: Personae, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, 2016

 

Jackie Nickerson: August, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, 2016

 

Robin Rhode: Three Films, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, 2016

 

After Industry, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, 2016

 

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs: The One-Eyed Thief, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2014

 

David Benjamin Sherry: Western Romance, 1500 Elm, Cincinnati, 2014

 

Stills, co-curated with Nion McEvoy, Michael Lowe Gallery, Cincinnati, 2014

 

Vivian Maier: A Quiet Pursuit, 1400 Elm, Cincinnati, 2014

 

FotoGram@ArtHub, Washington Park, Cincinnati, 2014

 

Screenings, Paris Photo Los Angeles, and Lightborne Studios, Cincinnati, 2014

 

Panopticum, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 2014

 

Eve Plays Duchamp, Brancolini Grimaldi, London, 2013

 

Alchemical, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, 2013

 

Real to Real: Photographs from the Traina Collection, de Young Museum, San Francisco, 2012

 

Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980, Cincinnati Art Museum, 2010; Princeton Art Museum, 2010

Photo: Wilson Reyes

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