Lauren Greenfield discusses the 25-year journey behind the making of her thought-provoking Generation Wealth project and its namesake exhibition, on view at the ICP Museum starting September 20.

This is a free event, but please register in advance. ICP Members have access to preferred seating in our reserved members’ section.

Our ICP Museum–public program combination ticket grants $10 entry starting at 4:30 PM to those attending the program. Tickets are only available online when you register for the program.

About the Artist

Lauren Greenfield is an Emmy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and photographer who is considered a preeminent chronicler of consumerism, youth culture, and gender identity (Fast Forward, Girl Culture, and THIN). Her documentary film The Queen of Versailles won her the Best Director Award at Sundance in 2012 and numerous other best director awards. Greenfield’s photographs have been widely published, exhibited, and collected by museums around the world. Her #LikeAGirl video was seen by 214 million global viewers and garnered more than 100 awards.


ICP’s Center for Visual Culture and accompanying programs have been made possible through the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support for public programs has been provided by The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Lauren Greenfield's participation in the Artist Talk: Lauren Greenfield public program has been made possible through the support of Canon U.S.A.

TOP IMAGE: Xue Qiwen, 43, in her Shanghai apartment, decorated with furniture from her favorite brand, Versace, 2005. © Lauren Greenfield