Sarah Meister became a Curator at The Museum of Modern Art in 2009, having joined the Department of Photography in 1997. Her research has included exploring narratives around twentieth century photography in Latin America, one result of which was the acquisition of more than fifty Brazilian modernist photographs. 

Her books have included One and One Is Four: The Bauhaus Photocollages of Josef Albers (2016) and Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents, 1967 (2017). She was also a co-editor of and contributing author to the three volume series Photography at MoMA (1960 to Now, 1920 to 1960, and 1840 to 1920 [forthcoming]), co-director of the August Sander Project (with Noam Elcott), and the lead instructor for the online course Seeing Through Photographs on Coursera.

Working with the Gordon Parks Foundation, she curated a book and exhibition of Park’s work based on a Life Magazine assignment in the late 1950s, The Atmosphere of Crime 1957.

Meister will soon be leaving MOMA to head the photographic non-profit organization, Aperture. 



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