Joel-Peter Witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin was born (with his twin brother, the painter Jerome Witkin) in Brooklyn in 1939 to a Jewish father and a Catholic mother. He went to Catholic school until he entered high school, and in his early twenties, from 1961 to 1964, he worked as a war photographer in Vietnam. He has had recent solo exhibitions of his work at Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago and Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles. His work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of...See more