Maya Benton is International Center of Photography consulting curator and curator of the Roman Vishniac Archive. Her book, Roman Vishniac, was published by Delpire/Actes Sud in September, 2014. A retrospective exhibition and archive catalog, Roman Vishniac Rediscovered, will be published by ICP/Prestel in 2015. She is based in Paris.
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