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Philp Lorca DiCorcia is a contemporary American photographer. Philip Lorca DiCorcia was born in Hartford, Connecticut in the year 1951. The style of the artist includes staging people in a certain way in order to tell a story.

The artist attended the School of the Museum of Arts located in Boston, Massachusetts. DiCorcia went on to earn a M.F.A. in photography from Yale University located in New Haven, Connecticut.

DiCorcia is based out of New York City.

Price range information: Works range from $10,000 to $100,000.

The artist is part of the teaching faculty at Yale University.

DiCorcia is a past recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Below a montage of works by the artist spanning from 1975 to 2012:

 

In this clip we view an exhibition that took place the Tate Modern in London:

Philip Lorca DiCorcia is a wonderful example of contemporary photography using the figure. The artist always uses lighting to make his characters appearance more dramatic. This hails in contrast to the often dimly or hardly lit background which forces the viewer to figure out what is going on.

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