b. 1948 in Augsburg, Germany
Yaroslav Kobylecky is a photographer. In 1978, he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Since 1993, he has worked at the Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt, for the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. Kobylecky has dedicated over fifteen years to photographing the Egyptian Western and Eastern deserts, including ancient temples and ruins, as well as those of Turkey.
Kobylecky has exhibited at numerous international venues, including at the H. Weber Atelier, Cologne, Germany, and at the Kulturforum Willich-Neersen, Germany. He has been commissioned for work by numerous prominent institutions, such as the Bardo Museum of Roman Mosaics for the Getty Conservation Institute, Tunis, Tunisia, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York.
Untitled (Stratified Rock Formations), not dated
Gelatin silver print
16” x 19 3/4”
Gift of the artist