Cart Search

2019 Annual Conference

Cleveland

March 07-10, 2019

submit Remember my login

2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

Looking for a chapter event?

Past SPE Annual Conferences

Liena  Vayzman

Liena
Vayzman

SPE Member since 2017
Member Chapter: Northeast

Liena Vayzman

SPE member since 2017
from Lonely City

Liena Vayzman

SPE member since 2017
from Lemon Tree Project

Liena Vayzman

SPE member since 2017
from Lonely City

Liena Vayzman

SPE member since 2017
from Lemon Tree Project

Liena Vayzman

SPE member since 2017
from Lemon Tree Project

Liena Vayzman

SPE member since 2017
from Lemon Tree Project

about

Liena Vayzman is an art historian specializing in 20th/21st century art and photography, curator, and photographer. She earned the BA in Art at Vassar College, a Post-Diplome at Ecole Regional des Beaux-Arts de Nantes (France), and the MA and PhD in History of Art at Yale University. She completed her PhD dissertation on Surrealist photographer Claude Cahun. Dr. Vayzman is Assistant Professor of Fine Arts in the Humanities Department at LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York. Her critical writing has been published in X-TRA Contemporary Art Journal (LA), Proximity Magazine (Chicago), Art Practical (San Francisco), Huffington Post, Daily Serving, Radical Society, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, SlashSeconds (UK), and Hanatsubaki (Tokyo). Her photographs have been published and exhibited internationally. Most recently, she spoke on a panel about Walker Evans in conjunction with an exhibition of Walker Evans' Subway Portraits at CUNY LaGuardia, published on LaToya Ruby Frazier, wrote the introductory essay for an exhibition by Claude Cahun and Sarah Pucill in London, and presented a series of lectures on the solar eclipse in art and photography at Oregon State University and at Dixon Place in New York. She is drawn to self-portraits, anti-mastery, and photographing Queens at night.

Email Sign Up

SPE email updates contain resources, news, and more!

About this piece

Comments about this piece

Dialogue and critique are important to the SPE mission.
Please join the conversation.

Exit Full Screen Mode