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ABOUT

Larry Frankel

Larry S. Frankel lives in Great Barrington, MA, specializing in landscape and cityscape photography. He received his B.S. from Boston
University and his Masters of Arts in Photography from New York University/International Center for Photography.


He has always be interested in the photograph and its relationship with truth and time. Does a photograph portray truth? Can an
image expand itself into a different dimension of time and space rather then be based upon the fraction of time it took to create it?
What are the underlying differences between painting and photography? Larry uses various techniques dealing with these ideas to
alter landscapes and cityscapes in to imagery that represent a new reality. His images have been widely exhibited and he has several
pieces in the permanent collection of the Hebrew Union College Museum. In addition several of his written articles and photographs
are published. He has also served as an artist in residence for photography at the Hudson River Museum.


His color photograph The Library, 2012 (20”x24”), featured in a curated exhibition entitled The Sexuality Spectrum at the Hebrew
Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York was acquired by the museum in 2012 for their permanent collection.
Here Frankel created an insightful self-portrait by photographing a shelf of his personal books. His choice and mixed arrangement
bespeaks his interest in and commitment to both his religious values and his deeper understanding of his own sexuality. Mishkan
T’filah for Travelers is arranged with Gender Outlaw, Queer Theory, and The Complete Artscroll Siddur. He also created “Sukkoth
Panel” which is in the Permanent Collection of the Jewish Theological Seminary, NYC.


Most recently, he was selected with sixty nine other international artists, to participate in the Jewish Institute of Religion Museum’s
exhibit “HOME(less)” The exhibit “explores the meaning of home and the loss of home in works reflecting personal experience,
historical and contemporary events, cultural diversity, and the universal human condition.” *


His recent work, “Kabbalah Bingo, 2016, is featured in the Hebrew Union College Museum’s exhibit “Paint By Numbers.” His
Tzedakah boxes bearing images of New York’s homeless and The Choice You Make is the One You Own, 2015 (Photo printed on
aluminum, 20”X 24”) was included in the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Exhibit Evil: A Matter of Intent, ran
from September 1, 2015-June 30, 2016. Pairing good and evil, Frankel’s photographs grapple with moral issues intrinsic to his work.
He challenges us to consider the actions we take in pursuit of good or evil and to counter evil in our midst. Frankel says “If one fails to
act positively, when encoutering an act of evil, is that ommission in and of itself a form of evil? We are required to accept
responsibility for the consequences caused by our decisions.”


A photograph from his series FootLoose FanceyFree, which visually juxtaposes the ephemerality of man with the permanence of
nature, was be included in a curated exhibition by Aimee Rubensteen in October 2015 at the Manny Cantor Center on New York
City’s Lower East Side.


Larry has also worked as an artist in resident with the Hudson River Museum teaching photography in the Yonkers Public School
system.

*(invitation’s exhibit’s description)

EXHIBITIONS

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 “Home/Homeless,” Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York, NY
2016 “Paint by Numbers”, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York, NY
2016 “Evil: A Matter of Intent”, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York, NY

2015 “Siblings”, Artists’ Beit Midrash, The Davis Mansion, New York, NY

2014 “Transformation”, Skirball Center at Temple Emanu-El, New York, NY

2013 “Photography Takes Over”, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY

2013 “Blue Door Gallery”, Yonkers, NY, Juried Exhibit: Mr. Bartholomew Bland, Juror, Curator, Hudson River Museum

2012/13 “Sex and Sexuality”, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York, NY

2012 “Sukkoth Panel”, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY

2010 “Blue Door Artist’s”, Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY

2006 “Photography 2006,” Hopper Art Center, Nyack, NY

2004 “Before + After”, Westchester Arts Council, White Plains, NY

2004 “Neuberger Museum, Photography Benefit,” Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY

2004 “Imaging The River”, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

2003 “Group Exhibit”, Lizan Tops Gallery, Easthampton, NY

2002 “Life Of The City”, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

2002 “REACTIONS”, Exit Art, New York, NY

2001 “Location: Real and Unreal”, Westchester Arts Council, White Plains, NY

1998 “Through the Lens: Time, Space and Matter”, The Rye Arts Center, Rye, NY

1994 "Photography Now: Facts and Fantasies", The Rye Arts Center, Rye, NY

1994 "New York, New York: Its Architecture and Lifestyles", Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, Andrew Stasik, Curator

1993 "Focus On Diversity: 6 Westchester Photographers”, Brownson Gallery, Manhattanville College, Pelham, NY

1991 "Passages of Time", Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

1989 "Hudson River Open 89", Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

1989 "Selected Themes: 150 Years of Photography", Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY

1989 "Fine Art", Rye Art Center, Rye, NY

1988 "Remains To Be Seen", Knitting Factory, New York, NY

1988 "Much Remains To Be Done", Loeb Student Center, New York University, New York, NY

1987 "Not Art”, Loeb Student Center, New York University, New York, NY

1987 "/Color”, Shimkin Hall, New York University, New York, NY

1985 Helander/Rubinstein Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

1981 Beaux Arts Finale, Bronxville, NY

1981 "In Celebration of Water”, The River Gallery, Chelsea, NY

1980 "Sidelines”, The Floating Foundation of Photography, New York, NY

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2001 “Fields of Dreams”, Wallace Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1994 "A Closer Walk With Me", Glen Horowitz Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1990 Palisades Gallery, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

1988 "Photographic Frescos", Washington Square East Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

2013 “Sex and Sexuality”, The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York, NY

2012 “Sukkoth Panel”, The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

2014 Cover of: Judaica Librarianship, Vol. 18, June 2014

2013 “An Artists’ Beit Midrash”, CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly, Winter 2013

2004 Rye 24/7, Rye, NY

1982 Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2008-15 Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

EDUCATION
1988 Master of Arts in Photography, New York University/International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1966 Bachelor of Science, Boston University, Boston, MA