Born 1971 in Jerusalem, Israel, Elinor Carucci graduated in 1995 from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design with a degree in photography, and moved to New York that same year. In a relatively short amount of time, her work has been included in an impressive amount of solo and group exhibitions worldwide, solo shows include Edwynn Houk Gallery, Conde Nast Gallery, Fifty One Fine Art Gallery, James Hyman and Gagosian Gallery, London among others and group show include The Museum of Modern Art, New York and The Photographers’ Gallery, London.
Her photographs are included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art New York, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Houston Museum of Fine Art, among others and her work appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Collector Daily, The Wall Street Journal, Details, New York Magazine, W, Aperture, ARTnews and many more publications. She was awarded the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Award for Young Photographer in 2001, The Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002 and NYFA in 2010. Carucci has published three monographs to date: Closer, with Chronicle Books in 2002; Diary of a Dancer, with SteidlMack in 2005; and her most recent monograph, MOTHER, published in 2013 through Prestel publishing. Carucci currently teaches at the graduate program of photography at School of Visual Arts.