Harold Feinstein: A RetrospectiveWinner in the PDN Photo Annual 2013 Best Photography Books category
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Harold Feinstein was born in Coney Island in 1931 and began his photography career in 1946 at age 15.
Within four short years, Edward Steichen, an early supporter, had purchased his work for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
He joined the Photo League at 17 and became a prominent figure of the early New York City street photography scene and one of the original inhabitants of the legendary “jazz loft”.Read more
I started using color film at Coney Island in the early 80’s and this is one of the photographs I’ve recently found from that series. The scene is coming off the BMT subway line at Stillwell Ave and walking into this lunch counter in the late afternoon. Turn left and continue on to Surf Avenue for Nathan’s hot dogs and the rides! And most of all, enjoy!
We’re pleased to announce the March 6th opening of Harold Feinstein: Master Photographer. The exhibition will include choice selection from Feinstein’s nearly seven decades of black and white and color work, including his lesser known Metropolis series and newly discovered… Continue reading
This year has been an eventful year on every level. Early in 2014 Harold suffered some health setbacks that resulted in a short period of hospice care. But, with the help of friends, family and Harold’s strong will he remains… Continue reading
The Harold Feinstein photography studio is pleased to announce new representation with Lumière in Atlanta, which offers one of the country’s largest selections of photographic prints. In November, the two-person exhibition, View from the Street, will feature Feinstein’s work together… Continue reading
Harold is delighted that his retrospective exhibition of over 100 images at Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography in Moscow, was co-sponsored by Harper’s Bazaar Art. More information.
Last year I published a post entitled Old “new” photographs: A lifetime of editing where I looked at the entire journey of photography as a series of creative choices. Each choice involves editing. So, photography is all about editing. It’s… Continue reading
If I were to name the five most important people in my photography career, Edward Steichen would have to be on that list. I was only sixteen in 1947 when Steichen, then 68, became the Director of Photography at the… Continue reading
We are all born gifted. The gift is life itself! The truth of these words, which I have often said to my students, has never been clearer to me than during this past year. A year ago on Valentine’s Day… Continue reading
Two films recently got me thinking about Barney Rosset, the firebrand publisher of Grove Press and Evergreen Review. First, An American Journey: Revisiting Robert Frank’s The Americans by Philippe Séclier. I was not enamored of the film, which did not,… Continue reading