faculty
Marvin Heiferman
faculty

Marvin Heiferman

Marvin Heiferman, an independent curator and writer, organizes projects about photography and visual culture for institutions that include the Museum of Modern Art, Smithsonian Institution, International Center of Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, and the New Museum. Earlier in his career, as a gallerist and artist representative, Heiferman worked closely with many artists and photographers including: Robert Adams, Eve Arnold, Lewis Baltz, Nan Goldin, Peter Hujar, and Richard Prince, among others. A contributing editor to Art in America, Heiferman has written for numerous museums, galleries, publications, catalogs, blogs, and magazines including The New York Times, Gagosian Gallery, CNN, Artforum, Design Observer, Aperture, and BOMB. Heiferman is the author, editor, and packager of over two dozen books on photography and visual culture, including Photography Changes Everything (Aperture, 2012). He is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Art, Design & Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; core faculty member in the ICP/Bard College MFA Program in Advanced Photographic Studies; and on the faculty of the School of Visual Art’s MFA Program in Photography, Video and Related Media. New entries to Why We Look, Heiferman’s ongoing Twitter and Facebook based project, tracking breaking news stories about imaging and visual culture, are posted daily.

ICP Involvement

Program ICP-Bard MFA