Brad Temkin, a Chicago-based photographer, has been documenting the human impact on the contemporary landscape throughout his career. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad. Temkin’s works are included in numerous permanent collections, including those of The Art Institute of Chicago; Milwaukee Art Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Akron Art Museum, Ohio; and Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, among others.
His images have appeared in such publications as Aperture, Black & White Magazine, China Photo, TIME Magazine and European Photography. Three monographs of Temkin’s work have been published: “Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens” (Center for American Places 2005), “Rooftop” (Radius Books 2013), and “The State Of Water (Radius Books 2019). He has taught photography at Columbia College Chicago since 1984.