Exhibition : Sid GrossmanPress Release - The first solo exhibition in 30 years to explore the legacy of Sid Grossman (1913 – 1955) will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from January 12 – February 11, 2017. The exhibition coincides with the publication of a new monograph, The Life and Work of Sid Grossman, published by Steidl/Howard Greenberg Library, with an essay by the curator and photo historian Keith F. Davis. An opening exhibition will be held on Thursday, January 12, from 6 to 8 p.m.
In a short career, ended by his untimely death at age 42, New York native Sid Grossman left an indelible mark as an artist and teacher on the photography of his era and beyond. In 1936, Grossman and his friend Sol Libsohn co-founded the Photo League, the left-leaning, socially conscious photographers’ cooperative and school. Photograph...
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...
The New York SchoolAlexei Brodovitch - Diane Arbus - Lee Friedlander - Lisette Model - Louis Faurer - Richard Avedon - Robert Frank - Sid Grossman - Ted Croner - Weegee - William Klein
Between the late 1930s and the early 1960s a group of young photographers living and working in New York City redefined street photography.
This group of artists became known as The New York School.
These photographers documented the post war energy and exotic chaos of New York City as it evolved from the crisis years of the Great
Depression and the Second World War through to the social turbulence of the early seventies. Most of them worked on magazines but it was their personal work that stood them apart.
They captured the choreography of the city from the sidewalks of downtown, to the intensity of Times Square, the isolation and elegance of the arc...