Leonard Freed

Leonard Freed: Six Stories

Leonard Freed: Six Stories

Freed (born 1929, Brooklyn, died 2006, Garrison, New York) was one of the leading photographers of the post-War era. Culled from Freed’s extensive archive, this exhibition presents over 75 vintage black and white prints from six of the photographers most important bodies of work. Freed has been the subject of numerous recent museum exhibitions surveying the six decades of his…
Black in America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed

Black in America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observed in 1963 that one hundred years after the abolition of slavery in America “the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. . . . [He] lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity.” This…