Howard Greenberg Gallery presents the exhibition « The Image Gallery Redux: 1959-1962 »
New York –In 1959, in a small storefront on East 10th Street in New York City, a photographer named Larry Siegel opened a gallery dedicated exclusively to photography. The Image Gallery, open until 1962, showed the work of leading photographers including Rudy Burckhardt, Sid Grossman, Saul Leiter, Duane Michals, and Garry Winogrand, becoming one of the models for exhibiting photography as an art form. Howard Greenberg Gallery will present « The Image Gallery Redux: 1959-1962 » from January 9 – February 15, 2014. The exhibition will feature the work of 21 photographers whose work was shown at that legendary gallery. An opening reception will be held on January 9 from 6-8 p.m.
« In those days, photographic prints were not well known, » Larry Siegel notes. « People would walk...
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