John Rohrbach is senior curator of photographs at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
Since joining the curatorial staff at the Carter in 1992, Rohrbach
has assembled numerous exhibitions on topics of nineteenth and twentieth century American photography and written a range of articles and books including Eliot Porter: The Color of Wildness (2001), Regarding the Land (2006) Accommodating Nature: The Photographs
of Frank Gohlke (2007), and the essay "Seeing Life Differently" in Barbara Crane: Challenging Vision (2009).
Prior to coming to the Carter, Rohrbach worked at George Eastman House and was director of the Paul Strand Archive.
He received his doctorate from the Program in American Civilization at the University of Delaware in 1993.
is interested in seeing fully developed photography projects that push expectation and the boundaries of the medium.
photographic interests range widely from documentary and landscape to portraiture, but he
is not interested in reviewing nudes or commercial work.