Neil Winokur

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Neil Winokur

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Born in 1945 in New York, Neil Winokur is a photographer who has used the tropes of commercial photography—heroic "product" shots of objects set against solid, vibrant backgrounds—to explore contemporary American culture. A Chinese restaurant takeout container, a bagel, and a roll of toilet paper are just some of the objects Winokur has memorialized. Also well-known for his portraits, Winokur's images are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among other institutions.

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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Artforum
Biography

Born in 1945 in New York, Neil Winokur is a photographer who has used the tropes of commercial photography—heroic "product" shots of objects set against solid, vibrant backgrounds—to explore contemporary American culture. A Chinese restaurant takeout container, a bagel, and a roll of toilet paper are just some of the objects Winokur has memorialized. Also well-known for his portraits, Winokur's images are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among other institutions.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum
Articles Featuring Neil Winokur
10 Artworks to Collect at AIPAD
Apr 8th, 2016
10 Artworks to Collect at AIPAD
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