William Gottlieb’s Louis Armstrong

William Gottlieb’s Louis Armstrong

William Gottlieb pictures from "the Golden Age of Jazz" "It is America's music, born out of a million American negotiations…That could only have happened in an entirely new world. It is an improvisational art, making itself up as it goes along, just like the country...

Walker Evans’ Barber Shop, New Orleans

Walker Evans’ Barber Shop, New Orleans

"I was very innocent about the government, about Washington. But I found that I could get a job there. I did it so carelessly; I just photographed everything that attracted me at the time and, rather, unconsciously was recording that period. I didn't think of it as...

Stephen Wilkes’ Polar Bears, Churchill

Stephen Wilkes’ Polar Bears, Churchill

As one of the most original contemporary photographers on the international scene, Stephen Wilkes, painstakingly creates composite panoramic photographs that transcend the traditional snapshot moments of conventional photography. By creating photographs that present...

Nat Fein’s Babe Bows Out

Nat Fein’s Babe Bows Out

The "Sultan of Swat," "The Great Bambino," or commonly known by his unparalleled name recognition, George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr., was arguably the most influential and most significant baseball player of all-time. Babe Ruth's dominating influence changed the game...

Douglas Kirkland’s Audrey Hepburn with Hat and Brigitte Bardot

Douglas Kirkland’s Audrey Hepburn with Hat and Brigitte Bardot

For more than 50 years, Douglas Kirkland has created photographs that capture the world's most iconic celebrities. Along with the newfound, invigorating post-war joie de vivre, photography in the 1950's and onwards was used to chronicle and highlight the lives of...

William Klein’s Smoke + Veil and Hat +5 Roses, Paris

William Klein’s Smoke + Veil and Hat +5 Roses, Paris

A self-exiled American living in Paris, New York native William Klein gained notoriety as one of the "fathers of street photography." Klein's contributions to fashion photography provided a seminal influence of unfiltered bounds. They added a raw, exciting spontaneity...

Jim Lee’s The Priest

Jim Lee’s The Priest

With the explosion of popular culture in the 1960's and its profound influence on the arts as well as improvements in lightweight cameras, and faster speed film, fashion photographers were liberated from traditional studio-bound work. Photographers began to experiment...

Yousuf Karsh’s Georgia O’Keeffe

Yousuf Karsh’s Georgia O’Keeffe

Considered an eminence for connoisseurs of photography, Yousuf Karsh created captivating and mystifying portraits that revealed a depth of character and an incomparable aesthetic, establishing a canon in the practice of portraiture. Karsh’s signature lighting...

Sandy Skoglund’s Raining Popcorn

Sandy Skoglund’s Raining Popcorn

Ever since photography gained popularity in the early 20th century, practitioners have capitalized on its expressive capacity, creating photographs that challenge ordinary perception and bend the rules of reality. Beginning in the 1970s, Sandy Skoglund has created...

Robert Mapplethorpe’s Frank Diaz

Robert Mapplethorpe’s Frank Diaz

Controversial and fiercely creative, American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe created a titillating aesthetic, often irreverent, that pushed the boundaries of photography and was influential in elevating the medium to an established fine art form. Perhaps due to the...

Bernard Faucon’s On a réalisé ce qu’on a rêvé

Bernard Faucon’s On a réalisé ce qu’on a rêvé

Bernard Faucon is an acclaimed French photographer known as the most prominent exponent of "staged photography" in the 1970's and 80's. Faucon created narrative tableaus that used mannequins of children and sometimes real children, to recreate memories from his...

Berenice Abbott’s Broadway to the Battery

Berenice Abbott’s Broadway to the Battery

Berenice Abbott is best remembered as having produced the most important visual archive of the modernization of New York. Her "Changing New York" photographic essay is considered to be the seminal study of any developing American city. Abbott began her studies in the...

Horst P. Horst’s “Château Gabriel” Yves Saint Laurent

Horst P. Horst’s “Château Gabriel” Yves Saint Laurent

​As a young man, Horst P. Horst moved from his small town in Germany to Paris to apprentice for modernist architect Le Corbusier. Following this short-lived interest in architecture, he would meet fellow photographer and friend George Hoyningen-Huene who introduced...

Herb Ritts’ Carré in Sand

Herb Ritts’ Carré in Sand

​Herb Ritts's photographic legacy is based on his transformative portraits of celebrities and his treatment of the human form. He is remembered as one of the leading fashion photographers of the 1980s and 90s. Ritts's fresh perspective modernized the nude in...

André Kertész’s Homing Ship

André Kertész’s Homing Ship

André Kertész began his career as a stockbroker in Budapest and became one of the greatest pioneers of modern photography and a seminal figure in the history of photography. In his younger years, Kertész was expected to follow an education in finance to fulfill his...

Garry Fabian Miller’s Year One, Samionios, Single F, October 2005

Garry Fabian Miller’s Year One, Samionios, Single F, October 2005

As one of the most profound figures at the forefront of non-figurative contemporary photography, Garry Fabian Miller’s “camera-less” photographs create transfixing, chromatic atmospheres that emanate with a pulsating, almost breathing, inward light. The photographs,...

Melvin Sokolsky

Melvin Sokolsky

  In 1963 at the age of 21, Melvin Sokolsky joined the iconic fashion magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, and four years later he would go on to shoot a collection of images that have influenced the course of fashion photography and our understanding of it. Following the...

Michael Eastman

Michael Eastman

Michael Eastman’s photographs are portraits of architectural interiors that showcase the results of time and use amid grandeur, loyal to all of the physical imperfections and personal impressions caused by their unique histories. Michael Eastman’s photography...

Terry O’Neill’s Mick Jagger in Fur Parka

Terry O’Neill’s Mick Jagger in Fur Parka

Terry O’Neill is one of the most storied entertainment and music scene photographers of the medium. Beginning his career in the 1960s, O’Neill directed his lens towards the rising youth culture that would later gain notoriety as the “Swinging Sixties.” Renowned for...

Albert Watson’s Frida Kahlo Story “Birdcage” Marrakech, Morocco

Albert Watson’s Frida Kahlo Story “Birdcage” Marrakech, Morocco

Albert Watson’s photographic oeuvre defies any simple categorization, combining personal projects and commissioned work with a daring personal style. Beautiful, rich, and intriguing, Watson’s photography has created some of the most instantly recognizable iconic...

Kimiko Yoshida’s RorschachYoshida XCV (Sitting Bull)

Kimiko Yoshida’s RorschachYoshida XCV (Sitting Bull)

One of the dominant and most discussed paradigms in contemporary art is the search for identity or the notion of “self.” Kimiko Yoshida's examination of self-portraiture, which denies ego and fixed identity, explores this genre from a unique perspective. Yoshida’s...

Bert Stern’s Marilyn Monroe Nude on a Bed

Bert Stern’s Marilyn Monroe Nude on a Bed

Bert Stern's pictures of Marilyn Monroe, now known as “The Last Sitting”, are some of the most memorable images depicting the actress. Stern’s sensuous and intimate portraits, brought the American public closer to the star and established Monroe’s position in American...

Roy Schatt’s James Dean (from the torn sweater series)

Roy Schatt’s James Dean (from the torn sweater series)

James Dean, whose persona and charisma shaped the archetype of the daredevil gallant for the post-war American male, is photographed by Roy Schatt for Life Magazine in 1954, creating an iconic series that has become definitive in establishing the actor’s emblematic...

Ormond Gigli’s Girl in the Light

Ormond Gigli’s Girl in the Light

 Ormond Gigli’s photographic career began early in his life; In high school, he worked after school as a photography assistant for the Ladies’ Home Journal. After graduation, he was drafted into the Navy, where he would study at the Navy photography school. Gigli...

Joyce Tenneson’s Veils

Joyce Tenneson’s Veils

16. We are pleased to present the rediscovered portfolio of Joyce Tenneson. “Veils” is a portfolio which Tenneson created in 1970 and set aside due to her numerous other projects and commissions, it was largely unseen for decades. Tenneson is lauded internationally as...

Michael Kahn’s Three Dories

Michael Kahn’s Three Dories

Michael Kahn is an avid admirer of the ocean and sailing ships. While growing up and spending summers on the coast of Maine and Topsail Island, North Carolina, his infatuation with the sea and sailing captured his imagination and nurtured in the photographer, a desire...

David Yarrow’s White Horses, Iceland

David Yarrow’s White Horses, Iceland

 Renowned for his impactful, close encounter photography of wildlife and the environment, David Yarrow's work has demonstrated the ability to capture wild animals in their natural habitat to create images full of passion, drama, and empathy. David Yarrow is...

Harry Benson’s Amy Winehouse, London

Harry Benson’s Amy Winehouse, London

Amy Winehouse was a budding English singer-songwriter, who through her innate talent and singular vision, quickly garnered critical acclaim and captured the hearts and imaginations of her generation. Her unique image and soulful voice propelled her into stardom, but...

Edouard Boubat’s Lella, Bretagne

Edouard Boubat’s Lella, Bretagne

Edouard Boubat was one of the most prominent of the French Humanist photographers. His portrait of Lella is a story of love; It captures a moment where both photographer and model interchange intimacy, wherein the model is captured in youth and facing the distance,...

Andre Lichtenberg’s Paris Nord – Within Series

Andre Lichtenberg’s Paris Nord – Within Series

André Lichtenberg’s large-scale cityscapes address issues of process, technology, and remembrance. His series, Within, constructs images from hundreds of architectural photographs and explore the cityscape’s profile in a distinct perspective; through a painterly study...

Paulette Tavormina’s Figs after G.F.

Paulette Tavormina’s Figs after G.F.

Initially trained in commercial photography, working for an auction house and then for food styling magazines, Paulette Tavormina uses her practical skills and fascination with Seventeenth Century Old Master’s paintings to create mesmerizing, dramatic images that...

Terry O’Neill’s Faye Dunaway, Oscar

Terry O’Neill’s Faye Dunaway, Oscar

Legendary British photographer Terry O’Neill was born in London, England on July 30, 1938. He began his career in photography at the age of twenty and since has photographed everyone: musicians, models, movie stars, politicians, and even members of Great Britain's...

Arthur Tress’ Bride and Groom

Arthur Tress’ Bride and Groom

Arthur Tress has always been a photographer with an eye for the phenomenal, whether happening upon a fantastical scenario or staging one himself. He once stated, “A photographer could be considered a kind of magician- a being possessed by very special powers that...

Jan Groover’s Untitled

Jan Groover’s Untitled

Jan Groover became a seminal figure in the world of photography when in 1979 Artforum featured one of her photographs on their cover, serving as a critical moment in both her career and the medium’s history. Central to Jan Groover’s work was her ability to masterfully...

Clive Arrowsmith’s Penelope Tree

Clive Arrowsmith’s Penelope Tree

Clive Arrowsmith created a photographic oeuvre that chronicled a significant period of fashion and music that existed throughout the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. He studied painting at Queensferry Art School and later received a scholarship to study at the Kingston College of...

Diane Arbus’ Woman in a Bird Mask, N.Y.C.

Diane Arbus’ Woman in a Bird Mask, N.Y.C.

Diane Arbus, born Diane Nemerov on March 14, 1923 in New York City, became one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. She was introduced to photography by her husband Allan, who gave her her first 35mm camera after their marriage in 1941. The two...

Albert Watson’s Kate Moss, Marrakech

Albert Watson’s Kate Moss, Marrakech

Albert Watson's photography bridges interests in portraiture, fashion and popular culture. Born in Edinburgh Scotland, he moved to the U.S. in 1970 and immediately began a career in commercial photography. He has produced a fresh, insightful, and amazingly rich body...

Jacques-Henri Lartigue’s Kerisdan, Brittany

Jacques-Henri Lartigue’s Kerisdan, Brittany

Portraying the effervescent glamour of bourgeois French society and capturing the essence of early 20th century France, Jacques-Henri Lartigue is remembered as one of his country’s most original photographers. Born June 13, 1894 in Courbevoie to a wealthy family,...

William Gottlieb’s Frank Sinatra

William Gottlieb’s Frank Sinatra

Having emerged from roots in blues and ragtime (with many other cultural influences,) Jazz is known as “one of America’s original art forms.” William Gottlieb, by the age of 23, was at the center of the jazz scene, attending, writing about, and photographing some of...

Bill Brandt’s Avebury Stone Circle

Bill Brandt’s Avebury Stone Circle

Bill Brandt is universally regarded as one of the most important British photographers of the 20th century. He was born in Hamburg and grew up in the midst of World War I. The rise of Nazism caused him to renounce his German background, and in turn, he reinvented...

Stephen Wilkes’ Tunnel View, Yosemite National Park

Stephen Wilkes’ Tunnel View, Yosemite National Park

A self-proclaimed collector of moments Stephen Wilkes, in his series entitled, “Day to Night,” masterfully captures the transition from day to night in one comprehensive image. He began the series in 2009 and has worked diligently to document some of the world’s most...

Renato D’Agostin’s Shanghai

Renato D’Agostin’s Shanghai

Commencing with a journey, either to Tokyo, across Europe, or motorcycling from the east to west coast of the United States, Renato D'Agostin's imagery takes us on a visual excursion through time and public space. His images exhibit an ethereal quality, playing with...

Brian Duffy’s Scary Monsters & Super Colour Creeps

Brian Duffy’s Scary Monsters & Super Colour Creeps

When the late David Bowie, iconic musician, lyricist, artist, and showman, released the album “Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)” he wanted a consummate photographer to create memorable artwork for the album cover. Brian Duffy was at the peak of his career when he met...

Bernard Faucon’s Chambre en Hiver, Le Fantôme

Bernard Faucon’s Chambre en Hiver, Le Fantôme

With over 200 international solo exhibitions in museums and galleries, Bernard Faucon, a French photographer and writer, has produced a wide array of photographs that are both conceptual and alluring. Best known for his series “Les Grandes Vacances” and “Les Chambres...

Andre Lichtenberg’s VERTIGO

Andre Lichtenberg’s VERTIGO

Brazilian photographer André Lichtenberg’s award-winning opus VERTIGO presents the kind of original insight into a familiar landscape that only an outsider can achieve. VERTIGO is Lichtenberg’s personal take on Britain’s iconic capital city. Looking beyond the classic...

George Hoyningen-Huene’s Horst Torso, Paris

George Hoyningen-Huene’s Horst Torso, Paris

In early 1930s Paris, two individuals met who would come to define not only the fashion photography of the era, but who would also leave an indelible mark on the course of the entire medium. The mentorship between George Hoyningen-Huene and the younger Horst P. Horst...

Irving Penn’s Vionnet Dress with Fan

Irving Penn’s Vionnet Dress with Fan

One of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century, Irving Penn's oeuvre spans over six decades across multiple genres united by his signature refined simplicity. While the foundation of his work is fashion, portraiture, and still life that began in...

Barbara Morgan’s Martha Graham, Letter to the World (the Kick)

Barbara Morgan’s Martha Graham, Letter to the World (the Kick)

In 1935 during the Great Depression in New York City, photographer Barbara Morgan joined creative forces with the modern dance artist Martha Graham. They would produce a series of photographs that would forever redefine their respective disciplines. Barbara Morgan,...

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Henri Matisse, Vence, France

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Henri Matisse, Vence, France

In 1932 at the age of 24, Henri Cartier-Bresson obtained a handheld Leica camera. This freed the photographer from virtually all constraints and became an extension of his eyes through which he would observe the world during his subsequent global travels. Eventually...

Sabine Weiss’ Naples

Sabine Weiss’ Naples

Congratulations to Sabine Weiss on her retrospective at the Jeu de Paume, Château de Tours running through October 30th. Displaying 130 photographs from her personal archive, the exhibition charts the multiple facets of the last living representative of the French...

Ben Schonzeit’s Mix Media Collage Series

Ben Schonzeit’s Mix Media Collage Series

Ben Schonzeit is a multi-dimensional artist who has been called the best photographer to emerge from the 1970s Photorealist movement. In the mid 1980’s, Schonzeit began photographing still lifes of flowers that he would artfully arrange in front of both his own...

Berenice Abbott’s West Street, New York

Berenice Abbott’s West Street, New York

A seminal figure in the development of American photography, Berenice Abbott is celebrated for her landmark images of New York City in the midst of great transformation during the 1930s. Originally from Ohio, she learned photography in the early 1920s while living in...

Jim Lee’s Ossie Clark / Plane Crash / 1969

Jim Lee’s Ossie Clark / Plane Crash / 1969

Renowned for his fresh and cinematic take on fashion beginning in the late 1960s, Jim Lee is internationally known as the “original wild child of fashion photography.” The British artist took photo shoots out of rigid studios and placed them in a story context...

Manuel Alvarez Bravo’s The Daughter of the Dancers

Manuel Alvarez Bravo’s The Daughter of the Dancers

In a seventy-five year career that spanned much of the 20th century and reflected numerous changes in artistic fashion, Manuel Álvarez Bravo produced deeply human, yet enigmatic photographs. He is now considered by many to be one of Mexico’s greatest artists...

André Kertész’s Chez Mondrian

André Kertész’s Chez Mondrian

André Kertész was a central figure in expanding the language of modernist photography. Neither a Surrealist nor a strict photojournalist, he nevertheless combined a street photographer’s eye for the decisive moment with the formal aesthetic of a modernist. Kertész was...

Ilse Bing’s Self-Portrait in Mirrors

Ilse Bing’s Self-Portrait in Mirrors

Ilse Bing was a leader among those who made Paris the center of modern photography in the 1930s becoming known as “Queen of the Leica” for her influential mastery of the innovative hand-held camera. After moving to Paris in 1930 from her native Frankfurt to pursue her...

Horst P. Horst’s Coco Chanel, Paris

Horst P. Horst’s Coco Chanel, Paris

Horst P. Horst became a seminal figure in the history of 20th century photography during an innovative career that spanned over half a century. Born in Germany in 1906, Horst shot for French Vogue magazine of the 1930s and 1940s becoming well known for his chic and...

David Yarrow’s The Circle of Life, Amboseli, Kenya

David Yarrow’s The Circle of Life, Amboseli, Kenya

David Yarrow's pursuit of capturing close and active encounters with the natural world has led him to overcome the challenges of shooting in some of the most remote and inhospitable locations on the planet. Creating pure and distinctly dynamic images as a result of...

Dana Gluckstein’s Woman with Pipe, Haiti

Dana Gluckstein’s Woman with Pipe, Haiti

Dana Gluckstein is recognized as one of the preeminent portrait photographers of her generation. Her vision is most vividly revealed in her images of indigenous peoples. Not content with merely revealing a physical likeness, her work expresses the character and moral...

André Kertész’s Satiric Dancer

André Kertész’s Satiric Dancer

André Kertész was a key figure in expanding the language of modernist photography by intuitively capturing the poetry of modern urban life with its quiet, often overlooked incidents and comic, occasionally bizarre juxtapositions. His original use of the camera and...

Cathleen Naundorf’s La Fille en Plâtre VII

Cathleen Naundorf’s La Fille en Plâtre VII

Cathleen Naundorf creates fashion photographs in dream-like settings with an elegant and Old World aesthetic. Documentary representation is less important than an overall atmospheric, pictorial effect. The stunning and unique haute couture designs in Naundorf’s work...

Elliott Erwitt’s Paris, France (Umbrella Jump)

Elliott Erwitt’s Paris, France (Umbrella Jump)

Having created an informal and ironic photographic style that is uniquely his own, Elliott Erwitt became renowned as an uncanny observer of humanity and the human condition. Known for his wry sense of humor, he has been nicknamed “Erwitt the Wit” whose photographs...

Edward Weston’s Pepper No. 30

Edward Weston’s Pepper No. 30

Edward Weston’s photograph, “Pepper No. 30,” is considered one of the most iconic modernist images. The making of this photograph, along with his other still lifes, not only fostered Weston’s development as an artist, but also contributed greatly to the evolution of...

Harry Benson’s Sir Winston Churchill at Harrow School

Harry Benson’s Sir Winston Churchill at Harrow School

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated and legendary figures, Sir Winston Churchill. Perhaps Britain’s most revered prime minister, he stood defiantly against fascism becoming an inspirational figure for the...

Arthur Elgort’s Kate Moss at Café Lipp in Paris, Italian Vogue

Arthur Elgort’s Kate Moss at Café Lipp in Paris, Italian Vogue

Arthur Elgort has a stylistic freedom that allows the spontaneous energy and joy of the moment to be expressed through an image. His photographs have the unforced look of a personal snapshot while they are simultaneously iconic chronicles of the culture of our time....

Herb Ritts’ Tony – Black Torso

Herb Ritts’ Tony – Black Torso

Through his distinctive style and composition, Herb Ritts became one of the leading photographers to emerge during the 1980s. Ritts’s intimate sense of portraiture, his innovative approach to fashion, and his updated classical treatment of the nude that won him...

Sabine Weiss’ Sortie de metro, Paris

Sabine Weiss’ Sortie de metro, Paris

For over sixty years, Sabine Weiss’s name has been synonymous with the seminal era of French Humanist photography. A living legend, Weiss’s images from 1950s Paris speak of a postwar time when a feeling of hope and joie de vivre could be felt in the people populating...

Ruth Bernhard’s Classic Torso

Ruth Bernhard’s Classic Torso

Ruth Bernhard’s classical black-and-white photographs of the female nude have earned her a place of distinction among 20th-century photographers and in the history of art. Her images celebrate the grace, sensuality, and refinement of the female form revitalizing a...

Sebastião Salgado’s Brooks Range, Alaska, USA

Sebastião Salgado’s Brooks Range, Alaska, USA

As one of the most celebrated living photographers, Sebastião Salgado has achieved renown for his epic, long-term photographic projects. They have taken him throughout the world to many of its most isolated, inaccessible, and seldom documented places where he artfully...

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Brussels, 1932

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Brussels, 1932

In 1932, at the age of 24, Henri Cartier-Bresson obtained a Leica camera. This light handheld camera that would eventually acquire legendary status became the extension of his eyes through which he would observe the world. The Leica freed the photographer from...

Brett Weston’s Dunes, White Sands, New Mexico

Brett Weston’s Dunes, White Sands, New Mexico

Brett Weston would ultimately become one of the giants of photography whose work influenced modern photography with its technical precision, bold design, and combination of abstraction and private imagination. Born in Los Angeles in 1911, he was the second son of the...

Brassaï’s Paris vu de Notre-Dame

Brassaï’s Paris vu de Notre-Dame

A Gothic poem to the City of Lights, Brassaï’s nocturnal vision of Paris viewed from the top of Notre-Dame possesses an otherworldly atmosphere and a dark romanticism. Taken in 1934 from Ile Saint-Louis, Brassaï captured the grimacing gargoyle peering over the city...

Norman Seeff’s Robert Mapplethorpe & Patti Smith, NY

Norman Seeff’s Robert Mapplethorpe & Patti Smith, NY

Norman Seeff’s name is synonymous with both pop culture history and artistic excellence, while his portraits, taken as a whole, have become a “who’s who” of the later twentieth century. Seeff was a chronicler of the creative process and developed a uniquely emotional...

Bruce Davidson’s Brooklyn Gang (Girl Combing Hair in Mirror)

Bruce Davidson’s Brooklyn Gang (Girl Combing Hair in Mirror)

Bruce Davidson gained notoriety in humanistic documentary photography in 1959 when he created a series depicting a Brooklyn youth gang who called themselves The Jokers. Brooklyn Gang stands as one of the first in-depth photographic records of rebellious postwar youth...

Jim Lee’s Arrested Portfolio

Jim Lee’s Arrested Portfolio

Known internationally as the “original wild child of fashion photography,” Jim Lee recently explained his photographic motivations as well as his intentions in creating the portfolio: “I began my photographic career with the hopes of one day becoming a film director....

Frank Horvat’s Harper’s Bazaar Cover (Umbrella Color)

Frank Horvat’s Harper’s Bazaar Cover (Umbrella Color)

Frank Horvat rose to prominence during the late 1950s as a reportage photographer with a fresh approach to shooting fashion moving beyond the prevailing approach of statically posed shoots. An inventive photographer who expanded the genre of fashion, he became...

André Kertész’s Underwater Swimmer, Esztergom

André Kertész’s Underwater Swimmer, Esztergom

André Kertész was a key figure in expanding the language of modern photography. His original use of the camera often underscored life’s beautiful details making them worthy of attention and affection. Producing penetrating work, Kertész claimed never to document but...

Julius Shulman’s Case Study No. 22

Julius Shulman’s Case Study No. 22

During the postwar era in Southern California, Julius Shulman emerged as the preeminent photographer of the innovative modernist architecture that was shaping the booming region. Influential architect Richard Neutra discovered Shulman’s images and soon Neutra, as well...

Dianne Blell’s Certainty in the Land of Enigmas

Dianne Blell’s Certainty in the Land of Enigmas

Dianne Blell’s renowned artwork occupies a unique position by merging photography and dreamlike painting. The two mediums sublimely converge to create a new kind of reality in which Blell’s photographed actors are placed in her surreally painted atmospheres...

Margaret Bourke-White’s DC-4 Flying Over Manhattan

Margaret Bourke-White’s DC-4 Flying Over Manhattan

By the end of the 1930s, Margaret Bourke-White had transformed from an industrial photographer in Cleveland, to one of the world’s most accomplished and pioneering photojournalists. Her driving ambition to succeed in the male-dominated field of photojournalism meant...

Gjon Mili’s Pablo Picasso “Draws” a Centaur in the Air with Light

Gjon Mili’s Pablo Picasso “Draws” a Centaur in the Air with Light

By the year 1949, Pablo Picasso was 67 years old and in the midst of reckoning with his age having gained notoriety as perhaps the 20th century’s foremost artistic genius. At the same time, Gjon Mili who was an Albanian-American photographer for LIFE was at the height...

Horst P. Horst’s Alix (Black Satin) Dress

Horst P. Horst’s Alix (Black Satin) Dress

Horst P. Horst was an arbiter of taste with an instinctive sense of sophistication and an elegant aesthetic. His great talent as an artist was his ability to capture the essence of his subject with a sophisticated sculptor’s sensitivity to form and light. Horst was...

Elliott Erwitt’s New York City, 1974 (Dog Legs)

Elliott Erwitt’s New York City, 1974 (Dog Legs)

Among the celebrated photographers of the twentieth century, no other photographer became as well known for their sense of humor and witty images commenting on the world as much as Elliott Erwitt. Often bringing about smiles and sometimes outright laughter in viewers,...

Brassaï’s La Bastoche and Le Bal des Quatre Saisons

Brassaï’s La Bastoche and Le Bal des Quatre Saisons

Brassaï remains the most legendary and consummate observer of a now vanished world of Paris after dark, a complete witness of Parisian nightlife in the early 1930s. Through his photography, Brassaï would reveal the nocturnal activities of Parisian society by fully...

Massimo Listri’s Palazzo Altieri, Roma

Massimo Listri’s Palazzo Altieri, Roma

Italian photographer Massimo Listri has become renowned for bringing a vibrant energy to interior spaces while delivering a clean and masterly vision. His architectural portraits capture the majesty of grand structures, but also reveal the smallest details with a...

Margaret Bourke-White’s Statue of Liberty

Margaret Bourke-White’s Statue of Liberty

By the early 1950s, Margaret Bourke-White's reputation as a photojournalist was legendary. She repeatedly pushed the boundaries of photojournalism from the 1920s to the 1950s documenting social conditions and the modernization of America through industrial...

Frank Horvat’s Paris, Gare Saint-Lazare

Frank Horvat’s Paris, Gare Saint-Lazare

During the late 1950s, Frank Horvat became a celebrated pioneer of fashion photography through challenging the stale conventions of studio-based fashion shoots. He photographed the dynamic energy of the city placing his models in real life situations thereby combining...

Jacques-Henri Lartigue’s Drag-Racing Day at the Auteuil Races, Paris

Jacques-Henri Lartigue’s Drag-Racing Day at the Auteuil Races, Paris

Jacques-Henri Lartigue created enduring and iconic images of an era through his technique of the instinctive snapshot capturing visions of joy, beauty, elegance, and pleasure. Photographing during the special period of peace in France known as the Belle Époque, many...

Bernard Faucon’s Le Funambule

Bernard Faucon’s Le Funambule

Bernard Faucon was one of the first photographers to master the constructed image in which he created photographic mise en scène that convincingly distort reality. The scene Le funambule is a part of Faucon’s Les Grandes Vacances series composed in the late 1970s...

Edward Weston’s Cabbage Leaf

Edward Weston’s Cabbage Leaf

One of the most influential American photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston has had a significant impact on the history of photography. One of Weston’s much-quoted mottoes is “Presentation instead of interpretation,” meaning an attempt to illustrate things...

Jean-Baptiste Huynh’s Ethiopie – Portrait I

Jean-Baptiste Huynh’s Ethiopie – Portrait I

There is a brilliant directness and intimacy in the portraits of Jean-Baptiste Huynh. They masterfully celebrate the power that a persona has to captivate the viewer. The portraits become beautiful manifestations of the soul and the spirit of the sitters forming...

Jim Lee’s Willy / Midget 2

Jim Lee’s Willy / Midget 2

Having become renowned for his fresh and theatrical take on fashion photography, Jim Lee is the internationally known “original wild child of fashion photography.” He took photo shoots out of the rigid studios and placed them in a story context becoming a great...

Bruce Mozert

Bruce Mozert

Bruce Mozert’s imaginative underwater photography captured a bygone era and a unique time in not only Florida’s past, but also in the postwar years of America. In the remarkably clear waters of Silver Springs in central Florida, Mozert pioneered underwater photography...

Michael Massaia

Michael Massaia

In Michael Massaia's landscapes of Central Park, abandoned houses, and an amusement park, light has an eerie, incandescent quality. His exposures are made between 2:00 and 5:00 AM with a large format camera that records and defines the light that gathers out of...

William Ropp

William Ropp

William Ropp, often known as “the shadow sculptor,” has a unique style of portraiture. Ropp often places his subjects in complete darkness taking photographs by using long exposures for up to ten minutes. He uses a 50-year-old Czech flashlight for dramatic...

Tom Baril’s Portfolio, “New York”

Tom Baril’s Portfolio, “New York”

Holden Luntz Gallery is pleased to be exhibiting photographer Tom Baril’s portfolio, “New York.” The portfolio of ten distinctive photogravures focuses on iconic and visually complex urban structures from around 1990s New York City. These photographs are not only a...

John Baeder

John Baeder

John Baeder is one of the most prominent of the photo-realists. He is particularly well known for his depictions of diners and American roadside culture. He was born in South Bend, Indiana in 1938 on Christmas Eve and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. In the late 1960s,...

Flor Garduño

Flor Garduño

Flor Garduño is renowned as one of the most outstanding representatives of Latin American photography continuing the lineage of the poet-photographers that defined the medium during the 20th century. Her powerful compositions possess an aura of poetic metaphor. The...

Gilbert Garcin

Gilbert Garcin

Gilbert Garcin’s meditative images are striking in their symbolic power and their skillful blend of humor and gravity. Through Garcin’s poetic and philosophical scenes, he enables us to become better observers of our human condition; he speaks of all people while he...