Michal Raz-Russo, Art Institute of Chicago

Michal Raz-Russo is the David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Associate Curator of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago. Among her exhibitions at the Art Institute are Never A Lovely So Real: Photography and Film in Chicago, 1950–80 (2018), Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem (2016); Sharp, Clear Pictures: Edward Steichen’s World War I and Condé Nast Years (2014); Dayanita Singh (2014), and The Three Graces (2011). She is also curator of the biennial Ruttenberg Contemporary Photography Series, which has featured solo presentations of new work by artists such as Leigh Ledare (The Plot, 2017) and Deana Lawson (2015). In addition to catalogues accompanying the exhibitions Invisible Man and The Three Graces, she has contributed writing to several publications including Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911–2011 (Getty, 2018) and Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman (Aperture, 2013).