Elinor Carucci - Profile Picture, 2023Born in 1971 in Jerusalem to a Jewish family of North African and Bukharian descent, Elinor Carucci graduated in 1995 from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design with a degree in photography and moved to New York that same year.  

Her work has been included in many solo and group exhibitions worldwide, solo shows include Edwynn Houk Gallery, Fifty One Fine Art Gallery, FoMU, and Gagosian Gallery, London among others and group shows include The Museum of Modern Art New York, MoCP Chicago and The Photographers’ Gallery, London. 

Her photographs are included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art New York, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Houston Museum of Fine Art, among others, and her editorial work appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, W, Aperture, and many more publications. 

She was awarded the ICP Infinity Award in 2001, The Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002, and NYFA in 2010.  Carucci has published four monographs to date, Closer, (Chronicle Books 2002), Diary of a dancer ( SteidlMack 2005), MOTHER (Prestel 2013), and Midlife (Monacelli Press/Phaidon 2019).

Carucci teaches at the graduate program of Photography and Lens-based art at the School of Visual Arts and is represented by Edwynn Houk Gallery NYC and Fifty One Gallery, Belgium. 

In November 2023 Carucci will publish her fifth book, The Collars of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, A portrait of Justice (Clarkson Potter/Random House). The book will be launched by solo exhibitions at the Jewish Museum NYC and at Edwynn Houk Gallery.

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