Lori Grinker

Lori Grinker began her photographic career in 1981 while a student at Parsons School of Design when Inside Sports published her photo-essay about a young boxer as its cover story. During that time she met another young boxer, 13 year-old Mike Tyson, who she documented for the following ... Read more


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Boxing (1980 - 1990)
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9/11 (2001 - )

Artist Website



  • Akron Art Museum, Ohio
  • Embassy of the United States, Nairobi, Kenya
  • International Center of Photography, New York City
  • Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Jewish Museum, New York City
  • Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Portland Museum of Art, Maine
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • White & Case LLP

Personal Exhibitions

IRAQ: Scars and Exile
2008 Art Arsenal Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine
2008 Museo de Antioquia of Medellín, Colombia
2008 Nailya Alexander Gallery, NY

AFTERWAR: Veterans from a World in Conflict (selected venues):
2008 Art Arsenal Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine
2008 Look 3, Festival, Charlottesville, VA
2007 Fovea Gallery, Beacon, NY
2007 Minnesota Center for Photography
2006 Indiana State University Art Gallery
2006 Project4 Gallery, Washington DC
2005 Internationale Fotoage, Manheim, Germany
2005 Nailya Alexander Gallery, NY
2005 United Nations, NY
2003 Pingyao Photography Festival, China
The Invisible Thread

1990-1993 US tour (selected venues):
Memorial Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia
Spertus Museum, Chicago
City College, New York City

Group Exhibitions

Contact/s: The Art of Photojournalism: FotoWeek Central Gallery, Georgetown, DC

Apocalypse, Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York City (June-July)
l'Europe, Centre national de l'audiovisuel, Luxembourg (May)

Moving Walls International, UAE, Jordan, Bahrain, Lebanon

About Love, Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York City

The Body at Risk, International Center for Photography, New York City

2003 Killer
Shots: A Photographic Response to War, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

Moving Walls, Open Society Institute, New York City & Washington D.C.

Eleven, Witnessing the World Trade Center 1974-2001, Contact Press Images. New Delhi, India; Paris, France; London, UK; Moscow, Russia; USA

Here is New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York City

The Art of Documentary Photography, Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Conceptual Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The War We Forgot, First Photography Festival in Asia, Chobi Mela, Bangladesh

Keep the Light on Human Rights, Fujita Vente Museum, Tokyo, Japan