It was an enormous and joyous privilege for me to be a part of the Melvin Sokolsky Studio in that great era of fashion photography in the 1960s.
Cross Currents is a recurring series that shares the insightful perspectives of influential individuals on fine art photography.
The series creates a dialogue that emphasizes and expresses the power of art.
We use the concept of “Cross Currents” to illustrate how a significant master in one art or practice can influence a different expression form. For the series, Holden Luntz Gallery connects with gifted individuals outside the discipline of photography and asks them to share their thoughts on a photographer or a body of work and how it has impacted them.
“At first sight, Stephen Wilkes’ photographs look like arresting snapshots of a moment in time, but they contain multitudes of moments. Hundreds of them. Because Stephen creates them by taking photographs literally from day to night – shooting the same scene over and over…”
“Joyce Tenneson’s vision is so unique and glorious that it is simply unforgettable. When I first saw her photograph of Dasha with doves, I fell in love with her work and asked if I might use it on the cover of my novel, The Dovekeepers, the story of women in ancient Judea.”