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Taryn Simon

Born: Feb 4, 1975

Birthplace: New York

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Taryn Simon

Date of Birth : Feb 4, 1975
Birth Place : New York

'Taryn Simon is a multidisciplinary artist who has worked in photography, text, sculpture and performance. Her practice involves extensive research, guided by an interest in systems of categorization and classification. Simon’s works have been the subject of monographic exhibitions at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Permanent collections include Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Modern, the Guggenheim Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her work is included in the 56th Venice Biennale. She is a graduate of Brown University and a Guggenheim Fellow. Simon lives and works in New York.


  • Writer
  • Artist
  • Photographer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Researcher
  • Visual Artist


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Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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