Gil Blank is a photographer and writer. His photographs have been exhibited at PS1/MoMA Contemporary Art Center and White Columns, New York; Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver; CB Roppongi, Tokyo; and Ville D’Images, Vevey, Switzerland. He has served as a contributing editor of photographic criticism for Art On Paper, Issue, and Whitewall magazines, and was a founding editor of Influence, an independently published magazine devoted to contemporary image-making. His writing regularly appears in monographs, including Freischwimmer, by Wolfgang Tillmans (Tokyo Opera City, 2005), and Words Without Pictures (Los Angeles County Museum of Art /Aperture, 2010). Blank lives and works in Los Angeles and New York.