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FotoTalks - E. Brady Robinson: Art Desks and Recent Projects

  • Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence 2801 16th St NW Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)
Art Desks  by E. Brady Robinson (the desk of Theo Adamstein, FotoDC)

Art Desks by E. Brady Robinson (the desk of Theo Adamstein, FotoDC)

FotoTalks: E. Brady Robinson

In this lecture Robinson will share her recent work Art Desks and will give insight into the process of publishing a photo book with an independent publisher. Robinson will also share recent projects and discuss the balance between personal projects and commissioned work.

*Book signing following lecture.

About the Book

Art Desks by E. Brady Robinson began in Washington, D.C. in 2011 and features Photographs of the desks and working spaces of artists, curators, art dealers, and critics throughout the East Coast. This series explores the idea of desk as portrait combined with the social experiment of navigating the art world. Art Desks is published by Daylight Books with an essay by Andy Grundberg.

Robinson’s subjects include: Cricket Taplin, art collector from the Cricket Taplin Collection at the Sagamore Hotel, Mera Rubell, art collector from the Rubell Family Art Collection, David Ward, Senior Historian from the National Portrait Gallery, Anna Walker-Skillman, Owner for Jackson Fine Art, artist William Christenberry among others.

Addison/Ripley Fine Art in Washington, DC will feature a solo exhibition of Art Desks by E. Brady Robinson during from November 1st – 15th 2014 during FotoWeekDC.


E. Brady Robinson is a photographer based in Washington, DC. She divides her time between personal art projects and commissioned work. Her documentary Art Desks was recently published by Daylight Books with essay by Andy Grundberg and distributed by ARTBOOK D.A.P. Addison Ripley Fine Art represents her work.

She received her BFA in photography from The Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland and her MFA in photography from Cranbrook Art Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

She currently lives in Washington, DC with her husband, music producer Gustavo Naranjo (aka G-Flux).