Andrew Moore, a large format photographer for more than 35 years, is best known for his portfolios on Cuba, Russia, Times Square, and Detroit. Moore’s work synthesizes the documentary style and traditions of fine art into multi- layered historical narratives His upcoming exhibition of new work, entitled “Dirt Meridian”, will be shown at the Yancey Richardson Gallery in NYC in January of 2014.
His photographs are held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the George Eastman House and the Library of Congress amongst many other institutions.
His recent bestselling book Detroit Disassembled, including an essay by Poet Laureate Philip Levine, was published in the spring of 2010, and accompanied an exhibition of the same title at the Akron Museum of Art. The exhibit has continued to travel, and was recently displayed at the Queens Museum of Art, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, and the National Building Museum.
In 2012, Damiani Editions published Cuba, a revised edition of his images from that island that spans 14 years of work, and includes many new and unpublished photographs. Moore’s other books include: Inside Havana (2002), Governors Island (2004) and Russia, Beyond Utopia (2005). Additionally, his photographs have been appeared in Art in America, ArtNews, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, Harpers, New York Review of Books, Fortune, TIME, National Geographic and The New Yorker.
Moore produced and photographed “How to draw a bunny,” a documentary feature on the artist Ray Johnson. The film premiered at the 2002 Sundance Festival, where it won a Special Jury prize. Mr. Moore was a lecturer on photography in the Visual Arts Program at Princeton University from 2001 to 2010. Presently he teaches a graduate seminar in the MFA Photography Video and Related Media program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.