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Hosted by the Consul of the New York Photographers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 29 Jan 16:00 - 18:00

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Street Photographers, there are gems in the streets visible only to you. There are also gems in your photo archives waiting to be revealed to the world.

At this presentation, Meryl Meisler will share the work of photographers who inspired her along with images and insights from digging through her 40-plus year archive of street-style photographs. Her second book, Purgatory & Paradise SASSY ‘70s Suburbia & The City (Bizarre Publishing), contrasts intimate images of home life on Long Island alongside NYC street and night life and will be available for signing.

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A book signing will follow Meryl’s presentation.

Meryl Meisler is a photographic-based artist who has received fellowships/grants from New York Foundation from the Arts, Time Warner, Artists Space, CETA, China Institute and the Japan Society. She has exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, New Museum, Dia Center NYC, MASS MoCA, and The Whitney and in public spaces such as Grand Central Terminal and throughout the NYC subway system. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Historical Society, Library of Congress, Islip Art Museum, American Jewish Congress, and in artist book collection of the Whitney, MOMA, Metronome, Carnegie Mellon, Chrysler Museum and the Pompidou. For more information: