photo © Anne Turyn

photo © Anne Turyn 

images from "Illustrated Memories" portfolio 

Anne Turyn is a fine art photographer based in New York City. Her work has been widely exhibited, including at the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Kunstverein Amsterdam, Kunsthalle Bern, Denver Art Museum, Center for Creative Photography, Walker Art Center, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  

Anne Turyn, Top Stories, published by Weiss Berlin, was shortlisted for the Paris Photo-Aperture catalogue award in 2020. Missives, a book of Turyn's photographs incorporating text, was published by Alfred van der Marck Editions in 1986. Turyn has been included in many publications and exhibitions, including The Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Vanishing Presence, Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography, Aperture #130, The Nature of Photographs, The Photographer's Playbook

Turyn founded and edited the artists' chapbook series, Top Stories, a prose periodical, which featured one artist per issue. Top Stories #9: New York City in 1979 by Kathy Acker, with photographs by Anne Turyn, was re-published by Penguin UK in 2018. Top Top Stories, a volume compiled by Turyn, was published by City Lights in 1991. In 2022 Primary Information, Brooklyn, published a full compilation of the entire run of Top Stories.