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Taryn Simon

Born in 1975, Taryn Simon is an American artist whose works combine photography, text, and graphic design. Her practice involves extensive research, in projects guided by an interest in systems for categorization and classification. Simon’s works have been the subject of monographic exhibitions at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2013); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2012); Tate Modern, London (2011); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2011); and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2007). Permanent collections include the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Her work was included in the Carnegie International in 2013. She is a graduate of Brown University and a Guggenheim Fellow. 

Has participated in

Sebald Variations

The Art of Storytelling