Jason Lazarus is a Chicago-based artist, curator, writer, and educator who received his MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2003. He is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute Chicago. Recent major exhibitions include Black Is, Black Ain’t, the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago; Love to Love You, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA; On the Scene, The Art Institute of Chicago; Not the Way You Remembered, Queens Museum of Art, New York; Image Search, PPOW Gallery, New York; and Michael Jackson Doesn’t Quit, Part 3, Future Gallery, Berlin. Recent solo exhibitions include Chicago Works: Jason Lazarus, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Live Archive, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco; and THTK (Toronto), Gallery TPW, Toronto. Lazarus is a also co-founder and co-editor of Chicago Artist Writers, an online art criticism platform that asks artists and art workers to write traditional and experimental criticism that serves non-profit, temporary, and alternative arts programming in Chicago.
Eric Becklin, first human to see the center of our galaxy, 2010
Archival pigment print
40 x 50 in. (101.6 x 127 cm)
Collection of Aron Gent