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Lou BERNSTEIN (1911-2005)

Personal data


Birth : 02/28/1911 - New York NY New York, United States
Death : 08/03/2005 - Delray Beach FL Florida, United States
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Representatives

Fot-e-graf-iks Gallery – Boca Raton FL, United States

Howard Greenberg Gallery – New York NY, United States

Stephen Daiter Gallery – Chicago IL, United States


Lou BERNSTEIN  [ 1911-2005 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1973: Private School Teacher’s License
University of The State of New York


Prizes

1980: The National Endowment for the Arts
Washington DC, United States


Affiliated to an association

1936-1951: The Photo League
New York NY, United States

Work


Subject

documentation
Daily life

Artistic periods

1970-2000 : all of the above and animals, insects, flowers, mammals, sea life
1940-1970 : Street scene's people, children, parks, rooftops, beaches, Coney Island, Fulton Fish Market, Pony Foundation, religion, entertainers, dance, musicians, animals.

Works

Bohemians, Village
Date of creation : 1954
Medium : Black & white photograph
Bohemians, Village
 
Guitarist, Washington
Date of creation : 1953
Medium : Black & white photograph
Size : 9 x 6 in
Guitarist, Washington
 
Jazz Casino
Date of creation : 1949
Medium : Black & white photograph
Size : 11 x 14 in
Jazz Casino
 
Hydrant Inferno, Greenwich
Date of creation : 1941
Medium : Black & white photograph
Size : 9 x 12 in
Hydrant Inferno, Greenwich
 
Man & Wife, Brooklyn
Date of creation : 1941
Medium : Black & white photograph
Size : 11 x 14 in
Man & Wife, Brooklyn
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2004

The Negro Baptismal
The Museum of Life Style and Fashion History – Delray Beach FL, United States
02/02/2004-08/2004

1992

Untamed Images
The New York Zoological Society’s Zoo Gallery – New York NY, United States
05/09/1992-09/18/1992

1992

Five Decades of Photography
The International Center of Photography – New York NY, United States
02/21/1992-04/26/1992

1981

Lou Bernstein, A Retrospective Look
The International Center of Photography – New York NY, United States
01/24/1981-02/22/1981

1989

Coney Island
The Queens Museum, Queens – New York NY, United States
01/14/1989-04/02/1989

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Group exhibitions

2009

This is not a Fashion Photograph
International Center of Photography – New York NY, United States
01/16/2009 – 05/03/2009

2002

New York : Capital of Photography
The Jewish Museum – New York NY, United States
04/28/2002 – 09/01/2002

1978 – 1980

Photographic Crossroads : The Photo League
3 Year traveling exhibit : National Gallery, CA. , ICP, NY, MOFA, Houston, TX, Minn. Institute of Art, MN, MOA, University of Iowa, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (Gallery association of NY)
New York NY, United States
April 1978 – August 31, 1980

1967

The Camera as Witness
Montréal QC, Canada
04/28/1967 – 10/27/1967

1955

The Family of Man
The Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
01/26/1955 – 05/08/1955

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1992

Reflections on an Aquarium
Author: Lou Bernstein & Lou Garibaldi
Publisher: Drum Communications – New York NY, United States

1972

Documentary Photography “The Photo League, A True Image of the World”
Author: Editors of Time-Life Books
Publisher: Time-Life Books – New York NY, United States


Periodicals

1981

Profile Lou Bernstein
in : New York Photo District News
New York NY, United States
August 1981

1968

Critique
in : Camera 35
New York NY, United States
August 1968

1955

The world is in his own backyard
in : modern PHOTOGRAPHY
August 1955


Websites

http://loubernsteinlegacy.com/

Legals


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