Robin Schwartz

Robin Schwartz is a photographer driven to capture the connection and sameness of animals and humans. She is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in photography with photographs in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Museum of Modern Art; The Smithsonian American Art Museum, and others. The Aperture Foundation has published two books of Schwartz’s 20 years of photographing her daughter, Amelia, with animals. Her other books include Like Us: Primate Portraits and Dog Watching. She is a professor in photography at William Paterson University of New Jersey.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Robin Schwartz

South Korean Animal Cafes

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

What’s for sale at an animal café? Something very precious: Contact.

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Growing Up Amelia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Through photographing adventures undertaken with her daughter, the artist blurs the lines between human and animal, where animals are part of our world and humans are part of theirs.

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