Photographer Tina Barney discusses her work and career with writer Judith Freeman.
Tina Barney was born in 1945 in New York. Since 1975, she has been producing large-scale photographs of family and friends. Among her exhibitions are a mid-career exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in 1991 and the Whitney Biennial in 1987. More recently, her work has been shown at the New York State Theatre in 2011, The Barbican Art Centre, London, Museum Folkwang in Essen, Museum der Art Moderne, Salzburg, and others. Barney was the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 1991, and the 2010 Lucie Award for Achievement in Portraiture. Her monographs include, Theatre of Manners, The Europeans, Players, and her new retrospective, Tina Barney. She lives in New York and Rhode Island.
Judith Freeman is a novelist, critic, and essayist whose newest book is The Latter Days, a memoir. Her first book, a collection of short stories, was Family Attractions. Her novels include, The Chinchilla Farm, Set For Life, A Desert of Pure Feeling, and Red Water. She is also the author of the non-fiction work The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved. Freeman received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 1997 won the Western Heritage Award for her novel, Set For Life in 1992. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune. She lives in Los Angeles and rural Idaho with her husband, artist photographer Anthony Hernandez.
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