Coolidge Bank "The Personal Touch" (vintage print) by Barbara Alper
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- Artwork Info
- About the Artist
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Signed, titled, dated, editioned, image number, in pencil, au verso
#2/25 (total available prints: 3)
Barbara Alper is a full-time freelance and fine art photographer with multi-faceted documentary, conceptual, and narrative portfolios. She has published photos in many distinguished journals, magazines and newspapers, such as Barron's, Newsweek and Time, including a lengthy association as a news and feature photographer with The New York Times. Her commercial clients include Condé Nast and the New York Botanical Garden, among others.
Alper's artistic projects include the series Rockaway Beach, Sea Samba, and The Gulf Channel. Her photographs have been exhibited in, and included in the permanent collections of, The Brooklyn Museum, New York; International Center of Photography, New York; FNAC, Paris; Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris; The Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, MA; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Publications include Rockaway Beach, Photojournal Asahi Camera, Japan; Picturing the Modern Amazon, edited by J. Stein et al, Rizzoli; Cats, Dogs 24-7, Chronicle Books; and 10,000 Eyes, Kodak/Thomasson-Grant.
Based in Manhattan, Alper is represented by Tepper Takayama Fine Arts, Boston, Envision-Stock, and Mega-Press, Tokyo. She holds a B.A. in Social Work from Michigan State University, and studied with renowned photographers Harold Feinstein and Lisette Model and at the MIT Creative Photo Lab, Cambridge, MA.
Featured Exhibition History:
Underwater Ballet/Rockaway Beach, Peri Center of Photography, Finland, 1996
At The Beach, The Photographer’s Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 1994
War Peace, Neikrug Gallery, New York, 1992
Rockaway, Parco Gallery, Japan, 1990
Comme un poisson dans l’eau, L’Imagerie, Lannion, France, 1996
Women Photographers, New York - Tokyo, Tokyo and New York, 1990
10,000 Eyes: ASMP’s Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Photography, ICP, New York,1991
10,000 Eyes, Kodak/Thomasson-Grant, 1991
‘Alper Mare’, Foto Magazin, Germany, 1999
‘Barbara Alper-Diversified Photographer’, Shutterbug, 1997
‘Barbara Alper’, Artist Showcase, Hemispheres, 1996
‘Beach Days’, Popular Photography, 1990
‘Women In Photography’, Zoom Magazine, 1989
‘Rockaway Beach’, Photojournal AsahiCamera, Japan, l988