Jerry Spagnoli lives and works in New York City. His has two published books of his work, Daguerreotypes (Steidl, 2006) and American Dreaming (2011). Spagnoli is currently working on two historical documentation series: “Local Stories” and “The Last Great Daguerreian Survey of the Twentieth Century.” The common thread among all his projects is the exploration of the interplay between information and knowledge. Many publications have published Spagnoli’s work including Watching the World Change, by David Friend, Photography’s Antiquarian Avant Garde by Lyle Rexer, 21st: A Journal of Contemporary Photography Volume VI: Flesh and Spirit, Vanity Fair, DoubleTake Magazine, Adbusters, Metropolis and Graphis. His work is held many collections including The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The National Portrait Gallery, The Fogg Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, The Chrysler Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, The High Museum, The New York Historical Society.