Edwynn Houk Gallery

Arno Rafael Minkkinen: 50 Years

Arno Rafael Minkkinen: 50 Years

Celebrating fifty years since Minkkinen embarked on his epic exploration of the central theme of his nude body in nature, the exhibition illustrates his work’s continuous capacity for innovation and self-reflection. Relying purely on the primal abilities of his own body, Minkkinen contorts his limbs into gravity defying poses that often appear physically impossible. The artist never digitally manipulates his…
Lynn Davis: Landmark

Lynn Davis: Landmark

Davis made her first voyage to Greenland in 1986, and has since traversed the continents seeking out majestic forms in landmarks of both natural and human achievement, from the Arctic Circle’s monumental ice formations and the world’s largest waterfalls in Brazil and Argentina, to the ancient pyramids of Giza and the architectural relics of Palmyra. Davis has a singular ability…
Paris by Night: Vintage Prints from the Collection of Madame Brassaï

Paris by Night: Vintage Prints from the Collection of Madame Brassaï

Twenty-three vintage photographs by Brassaï from the collection of Madame Brassaï will be exhibited at Edwynn Houk Gallery from 13 September – 27 October 2018. Of Madame Brassaï, Edwynn Houk wrote in Houk Friedman’s 1993 catalog Brassaï – The Eye of Paris, “For me, one of the greatest opportunities and privileges of the past decade has been to share in…
Erwin Blumenfeld at Edwynn Houk Gallery

Erwin Blumenfeld at Edwynn Houk Gallery

Erwin Blumenfeld is regarded as one of the early pioneers of fashion photography alongside George Hoyningen-Heune, Cecil Beaton, and Horst P. Horst. He was known not only for his employment of experimental techniques in the darkroom, and Dada and Surrealist influences, but also for groundbreaking street work. Many of the featured works have since become icons of the history of…
Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints

Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints

Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints is the first exhibition in Switzerland of the vintage prints of Mike Disfarmer (1884-1959), one of America’s greatest portraitists. Posthumous prints, created from a cache of glass-plate negatives salvaged from his studio after his death, have been the subject of several books and numerous museum and gallery exhibitions since 1976, but original prints have been unknown…
Lillian Bassman (Edwynn Houk Gallery)

Lillian Bassman (Edwynn Houk Gallery)

Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to announce its exclusive representation of the Estate of Lillian Bassman and its first exhibition of the artist’s photographs. On view 12 May – 8 July, the show will feature more than 30 photographs tracing the legendary fashion photographer’s stylistic development from early vintage prints to her reinterpreted prints made in the 1990s. A seminal…
Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust

Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust

Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to announce the debut exhibition of Nick Brandt’s newest photographic series Inherit the Dust. The exhibition marks the artist’s first show at the gallery and is accompanied by a book of the same title published by Edwynn Houk Editions. Best known for his intimate depictions of the animals and sweeping landscapes of East Africa, Nick…
Danny Lyon: Conversations with the Dead

Danny Lyon: Conversations with the Dead

Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of rare, vintage photographs by Danny Lyon from his groundbreaking series, Conversations with the Dead. In 1967-68 Lyon spent over fourteen months inside Texas prisons, photographing and befriending inmates. Drawn from his own archive, many of the works on view are the first prints made and used to edit and lay…