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Discover Vivian Maier

If the name Vivian Maier is unfamiliar to you, that's because the prolific street photographer was essentially unknown throughout her lifetime. With a camera around her neck whenever she left the house, she would obsessively take pictures, but never showed her photos to anyone. An unabashed and unapologetic original. Now, Maier is posthumously being recognized as one of the greatest American street photographers of the 20th Century. The recent discovery of Maier's pictures has resounded through the photography world and her story has been sweeping the international press. Please join us to view thi... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 1/29/12
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Retrospective exhibition

Monroe Gallery of Photography is pleased to present a retrospective exhibition of photographs by Richard C. Miller, who passed away at age 98 on October 15, 2010. The exhibition opens on Friday, February 11, 5 - 7 PM. The exhibition continues through April 24. Born in 1912, Richard C. Miller's interest in photography grew from toying with his father's 3" x 4" folding roll-film camera. In 1935, Miller showed his photographs to Edward Steichen who praised and encouraged him to work in photography. Beginning in 1946, he would shoot celebrities for the Saturday Evening Post, F... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 2/21/11
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Bill Eppridge: 50+ Photographs

Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is honored to announce an extensive exhibition of more than 50 important photographs by Bill Eppridge, whose assignments were as varied, exhilarating and tumultuous as the times he covered. Monroe Gallery is extremely honored to welcome Bill Eppridge to Santa Fe for the opening reception on Friday, July 2, from 5 - 7 PM; the exhibition continues through September 26. Bill Eppridge is one of the most accomplished photojournalists of the Twentieth Century and has captured some of the most significant moments in American history:... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 7/4/10
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Shaping History - Steve Schapiro

        Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is honored to announce an extensive exhibition of more than 50 significant photographs by Steve Schapiro of events that would shape a generation, and people who were considered among the most dynamic of this past century. The exhibition opens with a reception for the photographer on Friday, April 16, from 5 to 7 PM, and will continue through June 27. Steve Schapiro discovered photography at age of nine at a summer camp. Excited by the camera's potential, he would spend the next decades prowling the streets of his native New Y... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 4/18/10
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Portraits of Musicians

      Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is pleased to announce "The Art of Sound", an extensive survey of more than 50 classic photographs portraying iconic personalities from the field of music as captured by renowned photographers. All genres of music are represented, including opera, pop, jazz, classical, and rock. The exhibition opens with a public reception on Friday, February 5, from 5 to 7 PM. "The Art of Sound" will continue through April 11. Musicians have been the subject of photographs since the invention of photography in the 19th century. Over time, the genre developed... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 2/8/10
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Classic Photography

        Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is pleased to announce "On The Town", an extensive survey of more than 50 classic photographs depicting the celebrations of life as captured by renowned photographers. Just in time for the holidays, the exhibition portrays social rituals and people having fun at public places like bars, restaurants, and theaters. "On the town" is probably derived from the old English saying "going to town": "to arrive or make one's mark where significant things are happening". The American adaptation "on the town" came to mean "in spirited pursuit of t... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 12/14/09
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New Work from Stephen Wilkes

    A retrospective exhibition featuring the documentary projects of leading contemporary photographer Stephen Wilkes will open on Friday, October 2 at Monroe Gallery of Photography.Stephen Wilkes will discuss his work in the gallery from 5 - 6; with a public reception for the photographer from 6 – 7:30 PM. This is a unique opportunity to hear Wilkes discuss his varied photography projects in an intimate setting. The exhibition continues through November 22.Featured in the exhibition are large-format photographs from several of Wilkes' major projects, including:"America in Detail": In 2000, Wil... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 9/29/09
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Charmed by Audrey

by E-Slant Team
Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is pleased to announce a major retrospective exhibition of photographs by Mark Shaw, concurrent with the publication of the new book "Charmed By Audrey". The exhibition opens with a reception with the photographer's son, David Shaw, on Friday. Mark Shaw lived from 1922-1969. As a photographer he is perhaps best known for his images of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy and their family which he originally photographed on assignment for LIFE magazine, and later as their family photographer. Also leading fashion photographer, Mark Shaw worked fo... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 5/17/09