Catherine Opie is active/lives in California, Ohio. Catherine Opie is known for portrait, site specific installation, social issue photography.
Biography Catherine Opie
Born in Sandusky, Ohio and becoming a tenured professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Catherine Opie is a photographer and installation artist. In 2008, her photographs were featured in a retrospective exhibition of her work at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Themes of her artwork are the diversity of human existence and individuals' senses of belonging within the varying paths of life. Her realistic photography reflects her fascination with subcultures, architecture and portraiture. Her first one-person exhibition, 13 color portraits, was in 1991 in New York at Gallery 494, and since then she has done many portraits as well as a series on 'houses' and domestic arrangements including le
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