24th International Juried Show
Dec 5, 2009
Juror: Susan Kismaric Susan Kismaric, Curator in the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, first joined the Museum in
1976 as Study Center Supervisor and subsequently worked as Assistant Curator and Associate Curator. She served as Acting Director of the Department from 1980 to 1981 while its former Director was on sabbatical. Ms. Kismaric attended Pennsylvania State University and worked for five years in the picture collection at Time & Life Corporation. She has periodically been a visiting Senior Critic of Photography at the Yale School of Art since the early 1980s, and most recently in the winter of 2008. Recent exhibitions that Ms.Kismaric has organized include: A SHIMMER OF POSSIBILITY. PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAUL GRAHAM (2009), PRESENT TENSE. PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOANN VERBURG (2007), FASHIONING FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHY (2004) and PATH OF RESISTANCE (2000). She is the author of many books and has contributed essays to a variety of major books published by the Museum.