Elinor Carucci

Born June 11, 1971 Jerusalem, Israel

Lives and works in New York City

One Person Exhibitions

MOTHER, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Fotografins hus, Stockholm, Sweden

BORN, Sasha wolf Gallery, New York
Love, in spite...Tavi Art Gallery, Israel
Insight, FoMu, Antwerp, Belgium

Intimacy, James Hyman Gallery, London, UK

My Children, Le Bleu du ciel, Lyon, France

Women in photography, www.wipnyc.org

Biennale de la Photographie, Luik, Belgium
Art Academy of Cincinnati, Convergys Gallery

Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York NY Diary of a dancer, Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt, Germany
Diary of a dancer, 51 Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
It's me, Herzlia Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzlia, Israel
Diary of a dancer, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
Photography Gallery Vilnius: Union of Lithuanian Art Photographers, Lithuania
Analix Forever, Geneva, SZ
Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia
Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

Images of family and pain - Scalo Gallery, Zurich, SZ
Closer, Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
New Gallery/Thom Andriola, Houston, TX

Closer, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

Closer, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Closer, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
51 Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium

Details, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel

, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
Prague House of Photography, Prague, Czech Republic
Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt, Germany
The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK

Ricco\Maresca Gallery, New York, NY

Princeton University, Visual Arts Gallery, Princeton, NJ
National Arts Club, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

Romeo and Juliet - Sasha Wolf Gallery, NYC
Nonage - 51 Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Beligium
International photo festival, An artist curator - Michal Chelbin, Rishon le Zion, Israel

Portrait Photographs of Artists - Worcester Art Museum, MA

Israel Now - Reinventing the Future, MACRO Testaccio museum, Rome
Doubles, Dualities, and Doppelgangers, WCP, Woodstock
BEYOND WORDS: Photography in The New Yorker - Howard Greenberg gallery, travel to Ullens Center in Beijing

Lishui International Photography Festival - ICP
The Art of Caring, Art Museum of South Texas
George Eastman House Announces The Unseen Eye, photographs from W.M. Hunt collection
No titles, no theme, 51 Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
What's mine is yours, Woodstock Center of Photography
New Yorker Fiction/Real photography, Steven Kasher Gallery, NYC
Water, 51 Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
Human landscape, Beit ha Omanim, Tel Aviv

Fototage Trier 2010, Germany
All My Lovin', Fotofestiwal 2010, Lodz, Poland
Family Files, contemporary photography and video art from Israel,
Jewish museum Munich, Germany
This is not an invitation to rape me, University of Pennsylvania, Fox Art Gallery
Pictures by Women, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

BMW price finalists, Parisphoto, Paris, France
Summer show, Sepia gallery, New York, NY
The Intimate Line, Sepia gallery, New York, NY
The Art of Caring, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

Second Skin - show continues to travel to Museo de Arte Contemoráneo de
Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico

The Naked Portrait, curated by Martin Hammer, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Kiss & Tell, Curated by Kate Menconeri, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
On the Wall: Aperture magazine '05–'06 - Photographs by Aperture magazine artists, Aperture gallery, New York, NY
Second Skin, Germany - Tour Exhibitiob dates/venues:
10 March - 06 May, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
30 June - 26 August, Kauhsiung Museum of Fine Arts

Darmstadtr Tageder Fotografie, Germany
The Body Familiar, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA
the Female Figure, PS122 gallery, New York, NY

Dash, London, Israel
Contemporary Israeli Photography, Andersen Museum, Rome, Italy

Water, Ricco /Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
Love is in the air - Zman le Omanut, Tel Aviv, Israel
Water water everywhere - Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York NY
New Faculty - The Carpenter center - Harvard University

New Inventory -, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
locating intimacy - SF Camera work, San Francisco, CA
the family - Windsor, Vero Beach , FL
Contemporary Art / Recent Acquisitions, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Self Performed, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
Musrara - New York, Morel Drefler Gallery in Musrara, Jerusalem, Israel
Flesh Tones - 100 years of the nude - Robert Mann Gallery, New York
As you like it, Visual art gallery, New York, NY
Hair the Show - Tabernacle, London, UK

Naked - art upstairs, East Hampton, NY
Ten years: A Celebration 1993-2002 - John Kobal Award, The National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Skin, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, NY
The National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Pretty, Ricco /Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award - The National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
True story - Four-person show, Woodstock Center of Photography, NY
Images beyond the naked eye - WWF Exhibition, Traveling show in Europe and USA

Grace, Woodstock Center of Photography, NY
Self-portraits, Galeria de Arte Fotografico, Mexico
Self portraits, New Gallery, Houston, TX
Discoveries of the Meeting Place, Fotofest, Houston, TX

Elinor Carucci - Images from Vogue, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Female, (curate by Vince Aletti), Wessel+O'connor, New York, NY
West and, Young Israeli Art, New York NY
Fiction Reality, Deven Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Naked, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY

Looking Back over the Year, Association Gallery, London, UK
The Body Show, Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford, UK
Backstage, Serge Sorokko Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Madness, Fotografie Forum, Frankfurt, Germany
Recent Acquisitions, Brooklyn Museum, New York NY
Israeli Photography Today, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Blue, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Oh Mama, The Museum of Israeli Art, Jerusalem, Israel
Sleepers, James Cox Gallery, Woodstock, NY
Realities, Ricco\Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
New Photography, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI


cream (issue 12 Summer 2014) - Elinor Carucci on Discover - Profile, Erik Madigan Heck
Chicago Tribune (5/7) Photo exhibition bring motherhood to light - review, Lori Waxman
Collector Daily (4/28) - review, Loring Knoblauch
The New Yorker (4/21) - review, Vince Aleti
The WSJ (4/4) - Inside a Mother's Life and a City's Glamour - review, William Meyers

The New York Times/The 6th floor (12/19) - The Top 10 Photo Books of 2013 - Clinton Cargil
The Daily Beast (11/23) - Elinor Carucci Captures the Messy Beautiful Reality of Motherhood - Review by Amy Zimmerman
Geo (Germany 11/19) - Das Geheimnis der Mutter liebe - Profile, Bertram Weiss
Los Angeles Times (11/7) - A year-end spread of bold, inventive photography books - Steve Appleford
The Telegraph/Stella Magazine (10/7)- The mother of all photographers - profile, Lucy Cavendish
Huffington post, Arts and Culture (10/15) - Elinor Carucci's 'Mother' Series Captures The Stunning Highs And Lows Of Being A New Parent - review
Time LightBox (10/30) - The Most Intimate Dance: Elinor Carucci’s Photos of Motherhood - Susan Bright
The WSJ (10/4) - Photo-Op: The Long Goodbye - book review

The New Yorker (9/12) - Review, Vince Aleti
TimeLightbox (9/16) - Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood: Born by Elinor Carucci - Alexander Ho Le
Journal De La Photographie (9/22) - Elinor Carucci by Sabine Mirlesse
DLK collection, (10/26) - Born - Loring Knoblauch

dncht #7, April - Pictures taken by a mother - portfolio
ArtForum, March - Elinor Carucci-James Hyman Gallery - Interview by Barry Schwabsky
The Guardian (1/20) - Photographer Elinor Carucci's best shot - Andrew Pulver
Telegraph (1/7) - Elinor Carucci:Closer
The Guardian (1/11) - Is Elinor Carucci right to turn the camera on her children children?- Sean O'Hagan
The Jewish Chronile - Interview - Julia Weiner

HotShoe, Dec-Jan - Elinor Carucci, All of me - portfolio and text by Aaron Schuman
PRIVATE, winter issue on Israel - Elinor Carucci - My mother - portfolio
Photos Nuovelles, November - Le corps d'Elinor - Portfolio and text by Gilles Verneret
The New York Times, T - The moment (3/4) - Judith Puckett Rinella
The Wall Street Journal (3/28) - Exhibition Review - William Meyers
The New Yorker (3/27) - exhibition review - Vince Aletti

The Honors Journal 2007 - Humanities -Come closer: Examining Elinor Carucci, Audrey Lawson
Mesachkim be nidme li - Haaretz weekend magazine - Yael Katzeer
ARTnews , November - Exhibition review by Robert Ayers
PopPhoto.com (10/11) - Elinor Carucci Revealed - David Schonauer
The New Yorker (10/16) - exhibition image
The New Yorker (10/2) - exhibition review - Vince Aletti
Korean Photo, November - The Diary of Elinor Carucci - Bokyung Kim
Fahrenheit Arte Contemporaneo –August –September - La Mirada sutil de Elinor Carucci, Mariana Musi, Mexico
Digifoto, March - Elinor Carucci Ontmoeting Met
Aperture, Spring, - Elinor Carucci Theatre of Intimacy - portfolio and text by Diana C. Koll

Royal Photographic Society, November, book review by Anne Braydon
China Photo Press - Portfolio
American Photo, November December - In Focus - Review
Popular Photography, May - The Short List - Mason Resnik
360 Ma'a lot, May –June - Dance! - Profile by Eyal Vaiser
Forward (5/1) - The Sensual Embrace of Elinor Carucci's camera, Erica Brody
PDN, March - End frame, Jessica Todd Harper on Elinor Carucci
The Sunday telegraph Magazine (7/31) - Dancer in the dark - Kate Salter
Zeek, (10/28) - Diary of a dancer, Elliot Markell
ArtReview, September-October - Exhibition Review
360 degree, Israel (July) - Dance - profile
The British Journal of Photography (8/24) - Dance of life - 5 page profile, text by Katie Scott
The Village Voice (8/10), Choices - pick - exhibition review
The New Yorker (8/1) - exhibition review, Vince Aletti
The Sunday Telegraph Magazine (7/31) - Dancer in the dark - 4 page profile, text by Kate Salter
Eyemazing, Issue 7 - - Diary of a dancer - 8 page portfolio, text by Anna Holzman
The New York Times Magazine (5/22) - Night moves - 8 page portfolio
Popular Photography, May - The Short List - Mason Resnick
The Guardian (5/28), Review - In the picture
Zeek, Spring - Cover
Forward (4/1) - Private Dancer - Erica Brody
PDN, March - End Frame
Shots 87 - Self portraits

Globs Ha'erev (11/15) - The family don't mind to be photograpged, they fell interesting - profile,, Marisa Katz
Heeb, Summer, The guilt issue - Saying good bye
Art World China, June - Cover + 6 page profile - Yin Zi
The Village Voice (4/28) - New York in Bed - Cover + 3 pages and interview - Vince Aletti
PDN, May - Photo Annual, Magazine/Editorial
The Jerusalem Post (4/8) - Review - Gil Golfine
Haaretz (4/14) - Levels of intimacy, Review - Uzi Tzur
TimeOut Tel Aviv (4/1) - 10 facts on Elinor Carucci - Aviva Levinson
Haaretz weekend magazine (4/2) - No secrets, no lies, a profile - Dalia Karpel
The Guardian (4/1) - Why I love Elinor Carucci - Nick Johnstone
adbusters, Jan/Feb - 1 image featured

Shots 82, December - 7 page profile, Russell Joslin
PDNedu , October - cover + 3 page s, all in the family - Elinor Carucci shoots close to home, Roberta Bernsten
adbusters, Sept/Oct - 4 images featured
Pictured , Creativity, movements and ideas within commercial photogra June - Selfridges Bodycraze - Elinor Carucci
Free eye Magazine, issue 3 - cover + 8 pages, Sophie Wright
The Art Newspaper, June - Exhibition review - Richard Pinsent
Suddeutsche Zeitung Magazine (4/25) - Cover + 11 page in the issue of women in the 21stst century
Granta 88, winter - Mothers, pp. 194
Granta Diary - months of July-August
Granta 87, Fall - Jubilee - pp.200
PDN, May - Photo Annual 2003 - photo books
The New York Times, Sunday, (1/5) - Naked - Harrison, Helen A.

Fashionline, issue 4 Winter - intimate - 8 page profile - Redondo, Cristina
Mikarov - issue 9 - poetry and literature –Closer - Elinor Carucci - cover +8 page
Art on paper, July-August - Photo book beat, review - Dykstra, Jean
The Post and Courier, (8/4) - Carucci's photographs offer a ‘Closer look at her family - Allan R Holmes
The Guardian Weekend Magazine (6/22) - cover + seven page profile - Move close - Brooks, Libby
The Village Voice (6/11) - short list - Aletti, Vince
New York Magazine/ The New Yorker (5/27) - Reviews
Photo District News, May - Galleries - two pages - “Closer” encounters - Kristina Feliciano
The Art Newspaper, May - Reviews - Sarah Douglas American Photo, May-June - nine page profile -Intimate Gaze - Goldberg, Vicki

Professional Photography, July - Cover + eight page portfolio - Elinor Carucci, Avi Kalian
Jewish Week (6/ 22) - two page article - The family as muse, Belasco, Daniel
PDN , March - PDN's 30 Under 30 Alumni take their career to the next level

Leica World, September - Cover + six page portfolio - Ego in the viewfinder, Koetzle, Hans-Michael
Sheva Yamim (8/25) - My family and other animals, Shaked, Ranan
Nerve Magazine, August - ten page portfolio - Scenes from a marriage, Proctor, Minna
The New York Times Magazine (4/23) - What They Were Thinking, Saint Louis, Catherine
Nerve Magazine, April - Caught Looking - Seven young photographers turn to the camera on their own bare souls, Prose, Francine
Photo District News Magazine, March- 30 Under 30 - Young Photographers To Watch, Senft, Bret
New York Magazine (2/14) - The New Generation of Women Photographers, Colman, david

Kol Ha-Ir (10/22), Israel - I was scared of Tel Aviv, So I went to New York, Goshen, nir
Vogue Magazine US, November - Personal style-Elinor Carucci
Village Voice (10/12), Vince Aletti /New Yorker, Andrew Long (10/11)/NY Arts, October, Anne Ellegood - reviews
Ha'ir (8/13), Israel - Family Album - Elinor Carucci's Portfolio
Mlada Fronta Dnes (5/29), Blesk (5/11), FotoGrafie,Jully, Haarper's Bazar, June, Czech Republic - Reviews
Lidove Noviny(6/10), , Czech Republic - one page profile Nova Channel, Czech Television - Interview
Kol Ha-Ir (7/9), Israel - about Sotheby's Auction, Rap, David
Art Das Kunstmagazin,July, Germany - New Photography, Muller, Zilke
Kreis-Anzeige (3/12)\Journal Frankfurt\Frankfurter Rundschau (3/5) \Fuldaer Zeitung, Germany - Reviews
PhotoNews, February, Germany, Every Day Picturs, Brudna, Denis

Ha'arets (3/1)\Yerushalaim (12/19)\The Jerusalem Post (2/13), Israel - Reviews
AT Magazine (4/98), Israel - Flashdance, Shaked, Ranan

Village Voice, (3/4)- Voice Choices, Aletti, Vince
Villager, (2/19) - A 'found' camera leads to a career, Hicks, Robert
Kol Ha-Ir, (12/1) - Art reviews, Givan, Debby

La Isha Magazine (5/13), Israel - The photographs you will not see at Penthouse, Roman, Zipora

Yerushalaim (12/1), Israel - Stripping in front of the camera is like washing dishes, Blum, Hila
Professional Photography Magazine, July, Israel - Selected work of 1995

TV, Films and Radio

BBC Radio 4, Women's Hour on October 21st

BBC Radio 4, Women's Hour on January 7th
Documentary film:Offre-moi ton corps, by Bernard Héber and Renée-Claude Riendeau

Documentary film: People*love*photos by Christian E. Klinger

The Dreamers, Israeli television (HOT channel)
Elinor Carucci, episode 8, City TV/Sex TV Canada

Ticket for Two, Israeli Television (channel 2), feature segment, Ziv, Eldad


MOTHER - Monograph, Prestel

W The first 40 year, Stefano Tonchi, Abrams - New York
Photography: The Whole Story, Juliet Hacking, Prestel
Contatt: Provini d'autore, Giammaria De Gasperis, Postract

A New American Photographic Dream, Gilles Verneret, SilvanaEditoriale
The art of caring, Cynthia Goodman, Ruder Finn Press

The Portrait - understanding portrait photography, rockynook, Glenn Rand and Tim Meyer
100 New York Photographer, Rizzoli, Cynthia Maris Dantzic

Vitamin, New perspective in photography, Phaidon - pp. 050-053

DIARY OF A DANCER - Monograph, Steidl
Family, Phaidon, PP.78 –81, 199, Sophie Spencer-Wood
Oprah - Live your best life, Oxmoor House - pp. 92, 146,

Photographs as contemporary art,Thames & Hudson World of art, pp. 159-160, Charlotte Cotton

Curve, Universe, pp. 50-51, Martha Schwendener
Art and Photography, Phaidon, pp. 185, 289, David Campany
Women by women, Prestel, pp. 115, Jacek Slaski and Peter Delius
sensation, Steidl, pp. 50-51, 116-117
the family, Windsor press, (an exhibition catalogue)

CLOSER - photographs by Elinor Carucci, Monograph, Chronicle books
SKIN , Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Princeton Architectural Press, pp. 33, 65, 95, 143, 159, 209, Ellen Lupton (an exhibition catalogue)
NERVE/The New Nude, Chronicle, pp. 133-136, Genevieve Field
Love and Desire, Chronicle books, pp. 52, Ewing, William
MaleFamale, Aperture, pp. 78
Sleep, Universe/Rizzoli, pp. 34, Peacock, Robert and Gorman, Roger

Literal books

The Photographer's Playbook. Jason Fulford, Gregory Halpern, pp 52, Aperture
Photographs not taken - A collection of photographers' essays/Edited by Will Steacy


2010 NYFA fellowship

2009 Finalist, BMW award

2002 The Guggenheim Fellowship

2001 The ICP Infinity award for the young photographer

2000 The Buhl Foundation Grant

1999 The Friends of Photography (SF), Special Honorable Mention-Ruttenberg Award

1998 Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture - Project Grant

Talks and Seminars

Dok Festival, Norway
Aperture Foundation

The Photographers' Gallery
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, PA
Aperture foundation, NYC
FoMu, Antwerp, Belgium

MICA, Baltimore, ML

Fondazione Marangoni, Florance, La Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze, Italy
NY photo festival 'New documentations', screening followed by panel

Wizo Haifa Academy of Design and Education, Haifa, Israel
Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, israel
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Pratt Institute School of Art & Design, New York, NY
Cincinnati Art Museum

92 Y, NYC Camera Club of New York/SVA Amphitheatre, NYC Syracuse University

Barnes and Nobles, Chelsea, NYC
Ringling school of Art and Design, FL

Rhode Island School of Design, RI
Woodstock Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY
Columbia University, New York NY
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Javits Center/PhotoExpo, New York, NY
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Memphis University, Memphis TS
Pratt Institute School of Art & Design, New York, NY

San Francisco Art Institute/Photo Alliance, San Francisco, CA
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Colombia University, Chicago, IL
International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Curating and judging

Aaron Siskind Grunt - Judge

Passion, Umbrella arts, NYC - Judge and show curator


The Museum of Modern Art, NYC
The Jewish Museum, NYC
International Center of Photography NYC
Brooklyn Museum of Arts
Houston Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Israeli Art in Ramat Gan
The Hardwood Museum of Art , New Mexico
FoMu, Antwerp
Herzlia Museum of Contemporary Art
Haifa Museum of Art
Dancing Bear Collection
Henry Buhl Collection


1995 BFA, Photography - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

1991 Army Service, Israel

1989 High School of Rubin Academy of Music, Jerusalem, Israel

Teaching Experience

Faculty, Photography, SVA Graduate and undergraduate program , New York NY, 2000 - present
Visiting lecturer, Princton University, fall 2008
Visiting lecturer, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - spring semester, 2004
Visiting lecturer, ICP, New York NY ,2001 - present