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Collections, exhibitions, affiliations & publications

Work Overview


Norton Museum of Art – West Palm Beach, FL, Permanent Collection 2021
The Museum of the City of New York – Permanent Collection, 2020 acquisition
The Jewish Museum, New York City, NY – Permanent Collection, 2020 acquisition
The Duncan Miller Gallery – Santa Monica CA – NY Photo League – Group Show, 2018
The Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston TX – One Man Show 2014
The Jewish Museum – The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League 1936–1951, 2012
The Jewish Museum, New York City, NY – Permanent Collection, 2008 acquisition
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. – Permanent Collection, 2008 acquisition
Barry Singer Gallery, Petaluma, CA – One Man Show, 2006
BLMan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – One Man Show, 2006
Metro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – Group Show, 2006
O’Melveny & Myers – Corporate Collection, 2006 acquisition
Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA – Group Show, 2005
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA – Permanent Collection, 2004 acquisition
John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX – Two Man Show, 2003
Photo Impact, Hollywood, CA. – One Man Show, 2003
Fototeka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – One Man Show, 2002
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX – Permanent Collection, 2002 acquisition
Alpert Jewish Community Center, Long Beach, CA – One Man Show, 2001
Artseal Gallery, San Francisco, CA – Group Shows, 2001, 2005
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH – Permanent Collection, 2000 acquisition
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM – Photographer’s Annual Shows, 1956 & 1958
Life Magazine Contest for Young Photographers – Finalist, 1952
Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY – “Abstraction in Photography” Exhibit, 1951
Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY – Permanent Collection, 1950 acquisition
New York Photo League – Group Shows, 1948–1951


Klein, Mason and Evans, Catherine, “The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936–1951”. Yale University Press, 2011
Los Angeles League of Photographers (LALOP) – Founding Member 2002
Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Photography Arts Council, Member
Rangefinder Magazine – “Politics and Landscape”, March 2011
Rangefinder Magazine – “Visual Recorders of Time”, March 2009
Higonnet, Anne and Lafo, Rachel, “Presumed Innocence – Photographic Perspectives of Children”. DeCordova Museum, 2008
Rangefinder Magazine – Two Feature Stories, January 2007
Rangefinder Magazine – Featured Photographer, January 2006
Rangefinder Magazine – Contributing Editor, 2006
Black & White Magazine – Featured Photographer, August 2005
Press-Telegram, Long Beach, CA – Feature Story, July 2001
New Mexican (daily newspaper) – Art Columnist in Sunday Editions, 1957
New Mexico Magazine – Editorial Associate, photography and writing, 1957
U. S. Camera – October 1951
American Photography – January & June 1951
New York Photo League – Member, 1948–1951


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