“Harold Feinstein’s Coney Island” opens at the Leica Gallery LA!

Harold Feinstein's Coney Island opened on September 3rd at Leica Gallery LA.
Harold Feinstein’s Coney Island opened on September 3rd at Leica Gallery LA.

It was a festive night at the Leica Gallery LA on September 3rd for the opening of Harold Feinstein’s Coney Island — the first exhibition since Harold’s passing on June 20th. Their was a great turn-out over the course of the evening and gallery director, Paris Chong, commented that it was the best show since the gallery opened two years ago. The show, which will hang throughout September, also included Al Satterwite‘s aRound New York series.

Outside on the patio a 3 minute clip from the upcoming film documentary The Harold Feinstein Story was viewed throughout the evening.
Outside on the patio a 3 minute clip from the upcoming film documentary The Harold Feinstein Story was viewed throughout the evening © Marco Franchina.
Ruth Thompson, Judith Thompson and photographer Julian Wasser.
Ruth Thompson, Judith Thompson and photographer Julian Wasser © Marco Franchina.
Sisters Ruth and Judith Thompson in front of Feinstein's iconic Teenagers on the beach taken in 1949. © Paris Chong.
Sisters Ruth and Judith Thompson in front of Feinstein’s iconic Teenagers on the beach © Paris Chong
Gallery director Paris Chong.
Gallery director Paris Chong © Marco Franchina .
Mark, Photojournalist Ringo Chiu, Pulitzer Prize winner Nick Ut, Harold Feinstein's sister-in-law, Ruth, and Actress/Producer Tia Carrere © Phillip at Leica
Mark, Photojournalist Ringo Chiu, Pulitzer Prize winner Nick Ut, Harold Feinstein’s sister-in-law, Ruth, and Actress/Producer Tia Carrere © Phillip at Leica
Film crew working on the documentary got interviews with the crowd
Film crew working on the documentary got interviews with the crowd. © Marco Franchina
One wall of the exhibition before the opening. The mural sized "Tattoo Man" was produced courtesy of our friends at Digital Silver Imaging in Boston.
One wall of the exhibition before the opening. The mural sized “Tattoo Man” was produced courtesy of our friends at Digital Silver Imaging in Boston.
The day after the show, our friend and host (and photographer) Marco Franchina, who helped bring the show to LA, celebrates with us!
The day after the show, our friend and host (and photographer) Marco Franchina, who helped bring the show to LA, celebrates with a selfie!

5 comments

  1. Barbara

    So glad the show opening was such a success. Wish we could have been there.

  2. Allan MacGregor

    Obviously an outstanding event! A perfect place for the show. LA is such a visually oriented place and there so many NYC transplants there. So glad you and Ruth were there. see you soon. Hugs!

  3. Llewellyn Berry

    Great looking show.Harold was such a phenomenal photographer, iconic and inspirational to a generation of photographers. I look over his work all the time and feel blessed that I can.

  4. Lucille Grant Morton

    What a wonderful tribute to Harold andthe perfect place for the show. So glad you were there for the opeing..so sorry I wasn’t..Best, Lucille

  5. Eric Luden

    The opening looks like a wonderful event. A beautiful photo of Ruth & Judith!!

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