Posts Tagged ‘Leica Gallery New York’

Maggie Steber: Seeing Past the Veil, Part 2

© Maggie Steber, Breakfast in Bed

Maggie Steber is an acclaimed documentary photographer who has been honored with numerous awards for her humanistic stories of people and cultures in crisis in 63 countries. Her series “Rite of Passage,” a heartfelt documentary on her mother’s long descent into dementia, is currently on view through June 1 as part of the “Presence and [...]

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Carlos René Perez: A Life Creating Art for Art’s Sake, Part 2

© Carlos René Perez, Metallic Panties and Childhood Blanket, 1993

“An Artist’s Life,” on view at the Leica Gallery in New York until June 1, 2013, offers a look at the career of Carlos René Perez which has spanned 45 years and counting. It is part of a combined exhibit entitled “Presence and Absence” with the photographer Maggie Steber. Perez, who was born in San Antonio, [...]

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Maggie Steber: Seeing Past the Veil, Part 1

© Maggie Steber. Madje in Yard

Maggie Steber is an acclaimed documentary photographer who has been honored with numerous awards for her humanistic stories of people and cultures in crisis in 63 countries. Among many other subjects, she has produced a significant body of work on Haiti, including a book with Aperture entitled “DANCING ON FIRE: Photographs from Haiti.” Steber was Director [...]

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Carlos René Perez: A Life Creating Art for Art’s Sake, Part 1

© Carlos René Perez, Mermaid Lust, Unrequited Love, 2008

Carlos René Perez says it’s up to the viewer to judge whether he has a style or not, but there is certainly something intensely personal about the vibrant images he has created over a career spanning more than 40 years. He earns his living as René Perez, a successful freelance commercial photographer who has honed his [...]

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