Howard Schatz

American, b. 1940

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Howard Schatz

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American, b. 1940

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Biography

Originally trained as a retina specialist at John Hopkins University, Howard Schatz worked as an ophthalmologist before turning to a photography career in the 1990s. Schatz’s background studying human anatomy and biology plays into his practice. Whether working in film or digital composites, Schatz focuses on the specificities of the human form and the details of light and color. His technically masterful images challenge traditional representations of the body. Schatz has received numerous awards for his work, including the National Press Photographers Association Award in 2011.

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Biography

Originally trained as a retina specialist at John Hopkins University, Howard Schatz worked as an ophthalmologist before turning to a photography career in the 1990s. Schatz’s background studying human anatomy and biology plays into his practice. Whether working in film or digital composites, Schatz focuses on the specificities of the human form and the details of light and color. His technically masterful images challenge traditional representations of the body. Schatz has received numerous awards for his work, including the National Press Photographers Association Award in 2011.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Roma (MACRO), and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
Brooklyn Museum
Articles Featuring Howard Schatz
What Does It Take to Capture the Perfect Sports Moment?
Jul 7th, 2016
What Does It Take to Capture the Perfect Sports Moment?
Mermaids Reimagined: Underwater Nudes by Photographers Michael Dweck and Howard Schatz
Jul 25th, 2014
Mermaids Reimagined: Underwater Nudes by Photographers Michael Dweck and Howard Schatz
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