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Lisa Hostetler

Co-Director, PPCM
Curator in Charge, Department of Photography, George Eastman Museum 

PhD, Princeton University, 2004

Dissertation: Photography and Everyday Life: The Case of Louis Faurer, 1937-1955

George Eastman Museum
Museum Building, Lower Level 2
(585) 327-4872


Research Overview

Research interests: David Levinthal, Nathan Lyons, women in fashion photography, and Nickolas Muray

Areas of specialization: twentieth and twenty-first century photography 

Selected Exhibitions and Publications

  • Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time (2017; catalogue author and co-curator)
  • A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age (2016; catalogue author)
  • Taryn Simon: Birds of the West Indies (2016)
  • Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World (2016; co-curator)
  • Lorna Bieber: Fabrications (2016)
  • History: Photographs by David Levinthal (2015)
  • Brian Ulrich: The Centurion (2015)
  • Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman (2013, catalogue author and co-curator)
  • Taryn Simon: Photographs and Texts (2011)
  • Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography (2010, catalogue author)
  • Saul Leiter: In Living Color (2006)