Ginny Cook's work engages the intersection and materiality of language and image in order to explore ideas related to decay, mortality and loss.
Ginny Cook received her MFA in Photography and Media from the California Institute of the Arts in 2005 and her BA in Art History from Emory University in 2000. Recent exhibitions of her work include Yesterday Amphoric: Ginny Cook, Rosemary Mayer, David J. Merritt, Regina Rex (New York), Telephone at the Torrance Art Museum (Torrance, CA), Ginny Cook: Another Generation at the Spartanburg Art Museum (Spartanburg, SC), Lovingly, Rose Peebles, at the Brand Library Art Gallery (Glendale, CA), Abstract Smallness, at POST (Los Angeles), and Complicity: Contemporary Photography and the Matter of Sculpture, at Rena Bransten Gallery (San Francisco). Cook is the co-founder and co-editor of MATERIAL, a journal of artists’ writings, which recently launched its third issue at Motto in Berlin. Her writings and photographs have been most recently published in Dirt: Issue No. 4 of the journal Slake and MATERIAL Issue Two. Cook lives and works in Los Angeles.