Photograph by Eileen Travell
Born in Montreal, Canada, David Deitcher is a writer, art historian, and critic whose essays have appeared in Artforum, Art in America, Parkett, the Village Voice, and other periodicals, as well as in numerous anthologies and monographs on such artists as Sherrie Levine, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Isaac Julien, and Wolfgang Tillmans. He is the author of Stone’s Throw (Secretary Press, 2016); Dear Friends: American Photographs of Men Together, 1840-1918 (Abrams, 2001), and curator of its accompanying exhibition at the International Center of Photography in New York; The Question of Equality: Lesbian and Gay Politics in America Since Stonewall (Scribner, 1995). He is the recipient of two Canda Council for the Arts, Independent Critics and Curators Grants (2006, 2004), and of a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant (2011). Since 2003, he has been core faculty at the International Center of Photography/Bard College Program in Advanced Photographic Studies. He lives in New York City.