Karl Baden is a photographer living in Cambridge Massachusetts. His photographs have been widely exhibited, including at the Robert Mann Gallery, Zabriskie Gallery, Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Howard Yezerski Gallery, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Decordova Museum and The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Musée Batut in France, Photokina in Cologne, Germany, and The Photographers Gallery in London. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Kenan Foundation and Light Work Visual Studies. His photographs and visual books are included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Polaroid International Collection, the List Visual Arts Center at MIT, the Guggenheim Museum, the New York Public Library and the Boston Public Library. He has been on the faculty at Boston College since 1989.
In 2014, Blue Sky Books published Work from Two Bodies, a monograph of two groups of photographs Baden produced in the 1980s. In 2012, Baden was one of 15 photographers worldwide, living and deceased, to participate in the exhibition Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Question of Colour, held at Somerset House In London. A 250 page book accompanied the exhibition. In 2000, Baden was the subject of a 26-year retrospective exhibition at Light Work Visual Studies. How did I… Get Here?, a 48-page catalogue, accompanies the exhibition.
Karl Baden is represented by the Miller Yezerski Gallery: milleryezerskigallery.com