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VACCARO STUDIO – MONROE GALLERY
New Partnership And Big Fall Schedule
Long Island City, NY, USA, Sept.16, 2016
One of the world’s pre-eminent photography galleries, the Monroe Gallery, is now partnered with the Tony Vaccaro Studio for digital and analog print sales of Tony Vaccaro’s iconic photographs.
Founded in 2001 by owners Sid and Michelle Monroe in the heart of old Santa Fe, New Mexico, the spacious gallery specializes in the humanist and journalistic side of photography – a perfect fit for the 450,000 images in the Vaccaro archive. “It is a privilege to present Tony’s historic career in photography,” the Monroe gallery reports, “and we are pleased that his work will be featured in this important exhibit alongside so many other great 20th and 21st century photojournalists.” Monroe will also contribute to the success of the Tony Vaccaro Studio pop-up gallery under the direction of veteran curator and art critic, Peter Frank. “Tony Vaccaro: War, Peace, Beauty.”
TONY VACCARO: WAR PEACE BEAUTY
A pop-up photographic retrospective exhibit, in association with the Monroe Gallery of Photography
November 11 – 21, 2016
10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Mondays through Saturdays; opens at noon on Sundays.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 11, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
508 W 26th Street, Loft 5G, New York, NY 10001
HISTORY IN A MOMENT
Featuring 20th and 21st century photojournalists.
September 30 – November 20, 2016
10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
112 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
“Tony Vaccaro now boasts a seven decade career capturing images iconic to the 20th century. He aimed his camera at the Second World War and its aftermath with the same urgency and grace that made him one of the most artful postwar fashion and celebrity photographers. His portraits of artists, statesmen, and women, invariably present their subjects deeply and vibrantly embedded in their milieus.” – Peter Frank.
Soon to turn 94, Mr. Vaccaro still carries a camera and puts in six or seven hours without a break; creating prints in his darkroom and identifying jobs for the staff. Mr. Vaccaro recently finished a run of ten prints of Eleanor Roosevelt from 1946. Mr. Vaccaro will make appearances in Boston (Sept. 22), at the Margaret Mead film festival in NYC (October 15), at the ICP in NYC (Nov.10), and at his pop up show.
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Tony Vaccaro Studio, 44-02 23rd Street, Suite 516, Long Island City, NY 11101
Contact: Frank Vaccaro
Tony Vaccaro Studio
USA (718) 361-5980