Richard Rothman

February 2016

Richard Rothman is a photographer living and working in New York City. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France,The Brooklyn Museum, The Center for Creative Photography, and the International Center of Photography. He is the author of Redwood Saw, a monograph published by Nazraeli Press, which was listed in many “best photography books of 2011” articles. In 2008, he was awarded a U.S. Department of State cultural-envoy grant to work and teach in the Yucatán, where an exhibition of his photographs was mounted at the Museo MACAY, in Mérida. In 2009, he received a joint commission from the Dutch museum FOAM and the Amsterdam Municipal Archives to create and exhibit a body of photographs in the city of Amsterdam. His work has been exhibited internationally, and appeared and been reviewed in many publications, including Time, The New York Times, The New Yorker, PDN, TimeOut New York, San Francisco Chronicle, Art Forum, The Village Voice, and Camerawork. Rothman is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography and the School of Visual Arts. He was a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and a 2016 resident at MacDowell Colony. Rothman participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence program in October 2016.