30 х 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.)
Jack Pierson, The Long Way Home, 1998. Type C print, 30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm). Edition 4 of 10. Signed.
Born 1960 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Jack Pierson is one of the foremost American artists working today. Initially recognized as a photographer, Pierson is also equally known for his paintings, sculptures, and installations. After studying at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Pierson made his way to New York, where his work became popular during the rise of the “Boston School” of Photography. His "Self Portrait" series was shown in the 2004 Whitney Biennial, and his works can be found in the most prominent collections throughout the world. He currently lives and works in New York City, Provincetown, Massachusetts, and Southern California.
Pierson has had major solo exhibitions at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin, Ireland); the Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga (Malaga, Spain); Centre d'Art Santa Monica (Barcelona, Spain); the Museum of Contemporary Art (Miami, FL); and the Sprangel Museum (Hannover, Germany).
Pierson’s works can be found in many of the most prominent collections in the US and Internationally, including:
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
The Baltimore Museum of Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD
CAPC, Bordeaux, France
Graphische Sammlung der ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Norsk Museum of Fotografi, Preus Fotomuseum, Horten
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA