The Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture has been awarded to Ilona Szwarc for her series about American girls coupled with their look alike American Girl Dolls. Her work was highlighted on this blog back in 2013. Don’t miss her series on Rodeo Girls as it’s just as good.
Ilona Szwarc (American and Polish) is an artist based in New York City.Szwarc received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has had solo exhibitions at Foley Gallery in New York City, Claude Samuel gallery in Paris and Maison de la Photographie in Lille, France. Her projects “American Girls” and “Rodeo Girls” have received worldwide recognition, having been highlighted in The New York Times, The Telegraph, MSNBC, Today.com and The Huffington Post among others.
Via her web site
Ilona Szwarc wins 2014 Arnold Newman Prize