Author Biography: Magdalene Keaney is a curator and writer. Formerly a curator at the Australian National Portrait Gallery, she held a research fellowship with the photography collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum and subsequently worked with the fashion photography agency M.A.P. She has written widely on photography including for Acne Paper, American Photo, Aperture, Chinese Vogue, Portfolio, Photofile and Exit magazines. Recent contributions to catalogues include to Stephen Jones & the Accent of Fashion (2009) and Yohji Yamamoto (2010). Her first book, World’s Top Photographers: Fashion and Advertising (2007) was published by RotoVision and has been translated into several languages. Keaney was Associate Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, London, where she curated Irving Penn Portraits (2010) and was the author of the catalogue accompanying the exhibition. She was the inaugural curator and creative director of the Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion and the Director of the Gallery of Australian Design, Canberra.