Anna Gaskell

Born: 1969

Hometown: New York, NY

Lives and Works: New York, NY

Education: MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1995
BFA, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1992

Anna Gaskell Bio

About The Artist

Anna Gaskell describes her work as an "elliptical narrative," as all of her series constantly change and shift with each re-telling. Borrowing heavily from Brothers Grimm fairy tales, mythology, ghost stories, and Alice in Wonderland, Gaskell is best known for her theatrical photographs of girls acting out staged scenarios. A former student of Gregory Crewdson, Gaskell's images appeal to anyone who has fond memories of the stories told to them in their childhood, as they transmit a hauntingly ominous yet gorgeously beautiful world full of mythology and nostalgic yearning. Working in both photography and film, Gaskell is the recipient of a Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize and a Nancy Graves Foundation Grant.

Anna Gaskell Gallery Art

Galleries

Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY

Anna Gaskell Permanent Collections

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Judith Rothschild Foundation at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Gallery, London, England
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

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