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Category: People

Mark Peterson: Political Theatre in Black and White

Artist’s Statement:

Politics is theatre. Each politician has what is called their stump speech. Like an actor that goes on stage every night and says the same lines to a different audience each night.

Artist’s Bio:

West Milford, NJ

Mark Peterson is a photographer based in New York City. His work is published in New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, Fortune Magazine, Time Magazine, ESPN the Magazine, Geo Magazine and many other national and international publications. He has received several awards including the Eugene Smith support grant for his work on revolving door alcoholics. He has been in numerous exhibitions and museum shows including his work on Low Riders was in the show Museums Are Worlds at the Louvre in Paris France in 2012. He is the author of the Powerhouse book Acts Of Charity. He is represented by Redux Pictures.