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Christopher Phillips

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Biography

Christopher Phillips is the curator at the International Center of Photography, New York. He has formerly been senior editor at Art in America. He was also the curator of the 1998-99 traveling exhibition Voices at Witte de With, Rotterdam; Fundacio Miro, Barcelona; and Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, France as well as the co-editor of the exhibition catalogue, published by Witte de With, Rotterdam. Christopher was also the author of Steichen at War (1981); coauthor of The New Vision: Photography Between the World Wars (1989); and editor of Photography in the Modern Era: Documents and Critical Writings(1989). He has had articles published in October, Art in America, Guggenheim Magazine, and Plaszm. He was part of the curatorial team that organized the exhibition Cosmos: From Romanticism to the Avant-Garde at Musee des Beaux-Arts, Montreal and which also traveled to Barcelona and Venice. Christopher has also published an article on the Viennese electronic art group, Granular Synthesis ("Machine Dreams," Art in America Nov. 1999) and a report on the Istanbul Biennial ("Band of Outsiders," Art in America, Apr. 2000).

Education

B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 
M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology