Mia Fineman is Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since joining the Metropolitan in 1997, she has organized numerous exhibitions, including On Photography: A Tribute to Susan Sontag (2006), Reality Check: Truth and Illusion in Contemporary Photography (2009), and Night Vision: Photography After Dark (2011). Her most recent project, Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop, will be on view in Washington, D.C. at the National Gallery of Art through May 5, 2013. She has contributed essays to books on Walker Evans, Richard Avedon, Gabriel Orozco, and Sean Scully, and has written on art and culture for many publications, including the New York Times, Slate, the Village Voice, Artnet, and McSweeney’s. She is currently working on an exhibition on mobile phone photography.