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Milagros de la Torre  Photography

Milagros de la Torre  Photography
Milagros de la Torre is a New York based artist whose work addresses how mechanisms of observation and image language respond to various notions of Violence. Her body of work is built upon her research with institutional and governmental archives.  She received the Rockefeller Foundation Artist Grant and was awarded the Romeo Martinez Photography Prize and the Young Ibero-American Creators Prize for her series The Lost Steps (1998). She was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship (2011), The Dora Maar Fellowship (2014), The Peter S. Reed Foundation Award in Photography (2016), was the recipient of a Merited Person of Culture Medal from the Ministry of Culture in Peru (2016), and received the Smithsonian Artist Fellowship Award (2021).
Her work has been exhibited broadly and is part of permanent museum collections including: The Art Institute of Chicago; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge; Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey; Yale University, New Haven; MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston; El Museo del Barrio, New York; The RISD Museum, Providence; Ruby City, The Linda Pace Foundation, Texas; Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Essex Collection of Art from Latin America, U.K.;  Museo de Arte de Lima, MALI, Peru; MALBA Museum, Argentina among others.

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