Crushes of the Howard Greenberg GalleryPress Release -
This summer the team at Howard Greenberg Gallery each selected five favorites from our collection of over 30,000 photographs for our semi-annual Staff Picks exhibition. Once a week throughout the exhibition we will highlight a portion of each staff member's selection. This week, please enjoy the photographs chosen by our Bookkeeper, Lisa Shaw and Registrar, Michael Prete.
© Arnold Eagle, Untitled, 1951
Selection by Lisa Shaw
The lightness of movement during that second in mid-air is the theme of this group of photographs. Various images of people who float in the air passing onto their next landing whether it’s a boy jumping into the pool, or over the protection of a wall, or the Nun just passing the street on the way to Church.
Selection by Michael Prete
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Made in Hungary, group show at Michael Hoppen
The Michael Hoppen Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of rare vintage Hungarian photographs from the early 20th Century. This exhibition will include many rare items from the gallery’s substantial collection of vintage photographs. The exhibition celebrates the extraordinary richness of Hungary’s modern photographic tradition with diverse subject matter ranging from fashion, reportage and portraiture, often experimental in nature.
It is generally agreed that many of the world’s most influential photographers from the 1920’s and 1930’s came from Hungary. Martin Munkácsi re-defined fashion and lifestyle photography, influencing the likes of Richard Avedon and Henri Cartier-Bresson who both cited his work as the key reason they became photographers. László...