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Laurence Miller Gallery
Laurence Miller Gallery
TypeArt gallery
Founded1984 (37 years ago) (1984)
FounderLaurence Miller
Headquarters521 West 26th Street, ,
United States
Websitewww.laurencemillergallery.com

The Laurence Miller Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in New York City, and is "one of the longest-running American galleries devoted to photography".[1]

History

The proprietor of the gallery, Laurence Miller, began his gallery career with the Quivira Photography Gallery in New Mexico, where Miller was affiliated with the art department of University of New Mexico.[2] After serving as assistant director of the Light Gallery in New York, and a showing of his own photographs at the M.F.A. Gallery of the Rochester Institute of Technology,[3] Miller opened a gallery in his own name in 1984 on East 57th Street.[1][4] In 1986, the gallery moved to a larger space on Spring Street, and moved to West 57th Street in 1998.[1] The following year, the gallery published a portfolio of prints by late photojournalist Larry Burrows, with the assistance of his son Russell Burrows.[5]

In 1995 it was reported that "[t]he Laurence Miller Gallery specializes in showing established contemporary photographers in its main room; currently on exhibit is "Berlin Before the Wall," works by German photographer Arno Fischer. But the gallery also mounts exhibitions of vintage prints in its smaller, adjoining space".[6] In 1999, Miller advocated for giving equal treatment to digital and non-digital photography, stating that "[y]ou wouldn't ask a poet, 'Did you use a keyboard or a pen to write your poem?'"[7] By 2005, it was reported that the gallery "has presented more than two hundred exhibitions that span the history of photography".[4] In 2014, the gallery celebrated its 30th Anniversary "with a show of work by 31 photographers it has represented or shown over the years".[1] The gallery participated in The Armory Show in 2019.[8]

As of 2020, the gallery is located at 521 West 26th Street, in Chelsea, Manhattan.

Notable exhibitions

  • "Cray at Chippewa Falls" (1988)
  • "Like a One-Eyed Cat: Photographs by Lee Friedlander 1956-1987" (1989)
  • "A Selection of Nudes" (1991)
  • "Work in Progress/Sonora Desert" (1991)

References

  1. ^ a b c d Aletti, Vince. "Colom's Women". W Magazine.
  2. ^ Flo Wilks, "Book Exhibit Reveals New Photography Trend", Albuquerque Journal (November 11 1973), p. 29.
  3. ^ Sally Eauclaire, "Photographing Funky Feet", Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (April 25, 1979), Section C, p. 1, 4.
  4. ^ a b Lalla Essaydi, Amanda Carlson, Converging Territories (2005).
  5. ^ "Vietnam Photo Exhibit on Display at Chrysler", Newport News Daily Press (September 29, 1985), Section I, p. 11.
  6. ^ Terrence James, "Creative Visions: Galleries Show What Makes a Photograph Art", The Hackensack Record (January 21, 1995), p. 16.
  7. ^ Lisa Stein, "A Quick Fix", Chicago Tribune (July 11, 1999), Section 7, p. 14.
  8. ^ Schwendener, Martha (March 6, 2019). "At the Armory Show, Solo Exhibitions and Colossal Displays". New York Times.
  9. ^ "Artists' Works Now Showing", The Rocky Mount Telegram (August 20 1997), p. 6-B.
  10. ^ Jan Sjostrom, "Dealers: Art Fairs Blend Business, High Fashion", Palm Beach Daily News (December 8, 2007), p. 7.
  11. ^ Smith, Roberta (May 23, 2010). "The Joys of Jumpology". New York Times.
  12. ^ "Two, four, six, eight, anticipate! - in pictures". The Guardian. September 12, 2019.
  13. ^ Johnson, Ken (April 16, 2004). "ART IN REVIEW; Les Krims -- 'Fact or Fiction'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009.
  14. ^ John F. Morrison, "Ray K. Metzker, 83, Renowned Photographer", Philadelphia Daily News (October 15 2014)
  15. ^ "Landscape of Dreams". Laurence Miller Gallery. 2005. Archived from the original on 2007-08-13. Retrieved .
  16. ^ Juliette Funes, "An All-Access Pass to the Show", The Los Angeles Times (August 9, 2009), page E-8.

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