PhotoTalks: Jason Schmidt
Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheater (27th St. & 7th Ave., 1st Fl. of D Building, Manhattan)

Jason Schmidt’s work has been published in British Vogue, GQ, House & Garden, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, V Magazine, Vanity Fair, and Harper’s Bazaar. Steidl published a book of Schmidt’s work entitled: Artists, Portraits of Contemporary Artists Shot Throughout the World Over the Last 5 Years. Steidl’s Description of Schmidt: “For the past six years Jason Schmidt has photographed international contemporary artists in their studios, galleries, biennales, and wherever the artist happens to be making work. More than a series of classic portraits, Schmidt’s insistence in photographing the artists at work or in their environments allow for an intimate glimpse into the creative processes behind the artworks themselves. Additionally, in texts which accompany the photographs, the artists speak in their own words, putting themselves in the context of a particular place and within the larger picture of a personal body of work.”