Leonard Freed

Worldview: Photographing World Disorder

Worldview: Photographing World Disorder

Since the early 1950s, documentary photographer Leonard Freed had been chronicling life in the Western world with a profoundly humanist vision. Worldview is the most ambitious exhibition of Freed’s work ever produced. It spans his full fifty-year career, including his coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the American civil rights movement, the period of post-war German reconstruction, and the Romanian revolution.…
Leonard Freed: A Concerned Worldview

Leonard Freed: A Concerned Worldview

This historic show of over fifty master prints have never been shown in the US and span his half century in photography. Including vintage and later prints both iconic and unknown; all exhibit his mastery of a profoundly humanist approach to photography. As the world continues to grow in appreciation of the quality and relevance of the huge body of…
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…