L'oeil de la Photographie
2 June 2017
L'oeil de la Photographie

Selections from Mariana Cook's recent exhibition Lifeline (Ivorypress, Madrid) presented on L'oeil de la Photographie. Ivorypress has also published the book Lifeline that ocntains all the images in the exhibition with an introduction by the world-renowned poet Jorie Graham. 

Mariana Cook 'Lifeline' 30/05 - 15/07/2017 from Ivorypress on Vimeo.

Ivorypress 2017
Exhibition Opening
30 May 2017

On 30 May Ivorypress presented 'Lifeline', the first solo exhibition in Spain of American photographer Mariana Cook (New York, 1955) as a part of PHotoEspaña’s Festival Off.

The exhibition features forty photographs selected from hundreds of images that Cook made between 1999 and 2015 as part of her Close at Hand series, for which she took one photograph every day of objects, forms, and light abstractions that moved her.

Purchase Lifeline

Los Angeles Review of Books
Different Intelligences
20 August 2016

"Mariana Cook has ventured far beyond the more obvious realms of our glutted celebrity culture to get at truths about her time and place — a time that is accelerated, and a place that is globalized."

The New York Times
Obama's American Idea
1 August 2016
The New York Times

Portrait of Michelle & Barack Obama

The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers
25 July 2016


NOVA - PBS features mathematicians from Mariana Cook’s book Mathematicians: An Outer View of the Inner World (Princeton University Press, 2009) in their online series "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers." Each photograph is accompanied by a brief personal essay either written by the mathematician or edited from an interview Cook conducted with him or her.
Adebisi Agboola is the first mathematician in the series.


Trending on The New Yorker
#1 on "Our Thirty Most Popular"
12 May 2016
Trending on The New Yorker

Mariana Cook's interview and portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama was recently trending as the #1 article on The New Yorker's "Our Thirty Most Popular" section.


"The Obamas: A Couple in Chicago" by Mariana Cook was originally published on January 19, 2009 in The New Yorker.

AIPAD 2016
Lee Marks Fine Arts
14 - 17 April 2016
AIPAD 2016


Mariana Cook's photographs will be on view at Lee Marks Fine Art Booth #112


AIPAD Photography Show 2016

April 14-17

Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street

Booth #112


The New York Times
The Way Things Work
1 March 2015
The New York Times

Mariana Cook's portrait of Jorie Graham featured in The New York Times Book Review.

T Magazine
Portrait of Philip Johnson and David Whitney
15 February 2015
T Magazine

Mariana Cook's portrait of Philip Johnson and David Whitney, published as the lead image in a T Magazine article "Philip Johnson's Not Glass Houses."