Booher, Kaitlin

Kaitlin Booher is a PhD student in Art History at Rutgers University. She studies the history of photography with attention to its technical and aesthetic transformations, its social history, and its use as tool for communication at the turn of the 20th century. Her current research explores the work of Adolphe de Meyer and his role in the formation of international codes of advertising photography. Prior to Rutgers, Kaitlin was a curatorial consultant in the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art and assistant curator of photography and media arts at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Her exhibitions include Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd (2013) and Shooting Stars: Publicity Stills from Early Hollywood and Portraits by Andy Warhol (2012). She graduated with a BA in Art History from New York University in 2008.