Coney Island, New York City, USA. 1982 © Bruce Gilden / Magnum Photos
Coney Island, New York City, USA. 1982 © Bruce Gilden / Magnum Photos 
Bruce Gilden. Why These?

20/06/2024 - 01/09/2024

Fotografiska New York 
281 Park Ave S 
NY 10010 New York   

Bruce Gilden: Why These? surveys Gilden’s oeuvre of gritty, true-to-life street photography through choice works hand-selected by the artist himself. A combination of large-scale color portraits as well as black-and-white photos taken all over the globe will give viewers an intimate glimpse into the unvarnished worlds of street life that Gilden has been documenting for decades.
Bruce Gilden is a self taught photographer, born in Brooklyn, NY in 1946. His photographic style is defined by the dynamic accent of his pictures, his special graphic qualities, and his original and direct manner of shooting the faces of passers-by with a flash. Gilden joined Magnum Photos in 1998, and has received a multitude of awards for his work, including the European Publishers Award for Photography, a Japan Foundation Artist Fellowship, a Villa Medicis Hors les Murs Artist’s Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.