When photographer Zoe Strauss began showing her work–in a self-produced annual even under I-95 in South Philadelphia–she never imagined she’d be invited to the Whitney Biennial or to a big New York Gallery, Silverstein Gallery. And coming up January 14, 2012, she’ll have a solo show–a mid-career retrospective–at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Does life get any better than this? We had to ask.
Below is a sample from our interview and you can listen to the full interview next week.