Jack Pierson was born in 1960 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and educated at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. Pierson’s work spans an array of media, including photographs, collages, word sculptures, installations, drawings, and artist’s books. He is considered to be part of a group of photographers known as the Boston School, which includes David Armstrong, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Nan Goldin, Mark Morrisroe, and Doug and Mike Starn, among others. Pierson’s “Self-Portrait” series was shown in the 2004 Whitney Biennial, and his works are represented in the collections of major museums worldwide.
January 29, 2019