Dana Gluckstein - Chanter, Hawaii
Dana Gluckstein
Chanter, Hawaii
Archival Pigment Photograph
1996, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Samburu Girl, Kenya
Dana Gluckstein
Samburu Girl, Kenya
Archival Pigment Photograph
1985, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Dancer, Bhutan
Dana Gluckstein
Dancer, Bhutan
Archival Pigment Photograph
2010, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Dancer, Bali
Dana Gluckstein
Dancer, Bali
Archival Pigment Photograph
1988, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Himba Girl, Namibia
Dana Gluckstein
Himba Girl, Namibia
Archival Pigment Photograph
2007, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Teenage Girl, Fiji
Dana Gluckstein
Teenage Girl, Fiji
Archival Pigment Photograph
2008, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Samburu Women, Kenya
Dana Gluckstein
Samburu Women, Kenya
Archival Pigment Photograph
1985, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Himba Headman, Namibia
Dana Gluckstein
Himba Headman, Namibia
Archival Pigment Photograph
2007, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Himba Headman's Son, Namibia
Dana Gluckstein
Himba Headman's Son, Namibia
Archival Pigment Photograph
2007, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Dancer, Bali
Dana Gluckstein
Dancer, Bali
Archival Pigment Photograph
1988, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Campbell River Indian Band Teenage Girl, Canada
Dana Gluckstein
Campbell River Indian Band Teenage Girl, Canada
Archival Pigment Photograph
2008, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Ovazemba Teenage Girls, Namibia
Dana Gluckstein
Ovazemba Teenage Girls, Namibia
Archival Pigment Photograph
2007, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Njemps Sister and Brother, Kenya
Dana Gluckstein
Njemps Sister and Brother, Kenya
Archival Pigment Photograph
1985, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 2/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Quechua Boy, Peru
Dana Gluckstein
Quechua Boy, Peru
Archival Pigment Photograph
2006, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Qero Pakko Healer (hands), Peru
Dana Gluckstein
Qero Pakko Healer (hands), Peru
Archival Pigment Photograph
2006, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Young Boy at Religious Festival, Bhutan
Dana Gluckstein
Young Boy at Religious Festival, Bhutan
Archival Pigment Photograph
2010, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Schoolboys, Bhutan
Dana Gluckstein
Schoolboys, Bhutan
Archival Pigment Photograph
2010, Printed 2011
34 x 34 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/30 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Dancers, Bhutan
Dana Gluckstein
Dancers, Bhutan
Archival Pigment Photograph
2010, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Qero Pakko Healer, Peru
Dana Gluckstein
Qero Pakko Healer, Peru
Archival Pigment Photograph
2006, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Himba Woman (with cowhide headdress), Namibia
Dana Gluckstein
Himba Woman (with cowhide headdress), Namibia
Archival Pigment Photograph
2007, Printed 2011
44 x 44 inches

Signed, dated and # 1/12 on artist label on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Woman with Pipe, Haiti
Dana Gluckstein
Woman with Pipe, Haiti
Early Silver Gelatin Photograph
1983, Printed Later
11 x 14 inches

Signed, titled and # 9/50 in pencil on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Tribal Man in Transition, Kenya
Dana Gluckstein
Tribal Man in Transition, Kenya
Silver gelatin photograph
1985, Printed Later
11 x 14 inches

Signed in pencil on bottom right margin on recto. Signed, titled and AP 1 in pencil on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Flour Mill Worker, Haiti
Dana Gluckstein
Flour Mill Worker, Haiti
Silver gelatin photograph
1983, Printed Later
11 x 14 inches

Signed in pencil on bottom right margin on recto. Signed, titled, dated and # 2/50 in pencil on verso.

Dana Gluckstein - Arboriginal Artist (Banduk Marika), Australia
Dana Gluckstein
Arboriginal Artist (Banduk Marika), Australia
Silver gelatin photograph
1989, Printed Later
11 x 14 inches

Signed, titled, and # 6/50 in pencil on verso.

During her 25 year career, Dana Gluckstein has photographed iconic figures from Nelson Mandela and Mikhail Gorbachev to Muhammad Ali, and produced award-winning advertising campaigns for clients such as Apple and Toyota. Yet, her vision is most vividly revealed in her photographs of indigenous peoples, many of which are in museum collections. Whether photographing a Haitian healer or a San Bushmen chief, Gluckstein infuses each portrait with an essential dignity. The late renowned Los Angeles County Museum of Art photography curator, Robert Sobieszek explained, “The portraits taken by Dana Gluckstein evidence a clear attempt to reinvest portraiture with that something that was lost some time ago. And that something is nothing less than the desire, or the requirement, to express the character and moral quality of the sitter in such a way that far more than likeness is suggested if not exactly revealed…Gluckstein bestows upon her sitters a sense of stilled dignity, a humaneness entirely devoid of any temporary, fleeting, or accidental quality.”

Gluckstein’s book, DIGNITY: In Honor of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and the associated international museum exhibition, DIGNITY: TRIBES IN TRANSITION, received international acclaim.
 DIGNITY, in association with Amnesty International for their 50th anniversary, helped create the “tipping point” for President Obama to adopt the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In 2011, the DIGNITY photography exhibition was presented at the United Nations in Geneva and she spoke at the World Economic Forum 2013, in Davos, Switzerland, on how art can improve the state of the world. Gluckstein graduated from Stanford University, where she first fell in love with light and realized the power of images to shape consciousness. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

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