George, "ein Schwimmer" by Mona Kuhn
Mona Kuhn is known for her big, beautiful nude photographs. Her works often refer Classical subjects with a light and insightful touch. Kuhn's approach to her photography is unusual in that usually they developed close relationships with their subjects, resulting in images of remarkable naturalness and intimacy, and thus the effect of naked people, but comfortable in their own skin.
Kuhn was in São Paulo, Brazil, born in 1969, of German descent. She received her BA from The Ohio State University, before promoting her studies at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1996 She is currently an independent scholar at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles.
Kuhn's first monograph, Photographs, was debut by Steidl in 2004; immediately of Evidence (2007), Native (2010) and Bordeaux-series (2011), followed. Mona upcoming book is titled Private (Release 2014).
Mona Kuhn work has been exhibited and / or included in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in Pérez Art Museum in Miami, the Museum of Photographic Art in San Diego, The George Eastman House, Griffin Museum Boston, Miami Museum of Art, the Cincinnati Art Museum, North Carolina Museum of Art, Georgia Museum of Art, the international Center of Photography in New York City. In Europe, her work at the Royal Academy of Art in London England, Le Louvre in France, Deichtorhallen in Hamburg Germany, Musée de l'Elysée in Switzerland, Centre d'Art Contemporain in Musée Chaleroi in France, the Leopold Museum issued in Vienna Austria, and the Australian Centre for Photography in Sydney. Currently lives and works in Los Angeles Mona