Sharon Core (b. 1965, New Orleans, LA) received her BFA in painting from the University of Georgia in 1987, and her MFA in photography from Yale University School of Art in 1998. Core’s works that recreate canonical scenes in art history astutely interrogate authenticity, authorship, and photographic truth. Institutions that have exhibited her work include Grand Palais, Paris; Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena; Gallery Hyundai, Seoul; White Columns, New York; and the Hermes Foundation Gallery, New York. Her work is included in major public collections such as the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Guggenheim Museum, New York and Bilbao; the Zabludowicz Collection, London; Yale University Art Gallery; Princeton University Museum of Art; the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth; and the West Collection, Philadelphia.