|Name Anton Mayr||Education New York University|
Spotlight: UN photo provocation
Anton Koslov Mayr is a Russian–American photographer and author.
Koslov studied film and philosophy at NYU and Harvard and holds a Ph.D. in history. Koslov-Mayr is known for his art criticism and photography and worked on film projects with American artists Richard Dailey, Hilton McConnico, and Mark Boswell. Koslov-Mayr and Boswell collaborated on a number of projects, the most notorious being "The United Nations is Decadent and Depraved", shown in New York and in Moscow in 2009. The project was based on Hunter S. Thomson short story "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." Between 1997 and 2008 Koslov Mayr thought at Parsons School of Design. In 2006 Koslov Mayr created the Artout project, which ws viewed as an important part of the Institutional Critique movement.