Saturday, December 12, 2009

Iconic figures of 1970s and 1980s among photos on exhibit at Brill Gallery in North Adams

CULTURAL ICONS is a photographic exhibition of more than 40 important Cultural Icons that played a significant role on the American and International stages, museums, movie screens, etc. over the past 40 years.

CULTURAL ICONS surveys the photographs of Sedat Pakay and Roman Iwasiwka. Among Pakay's portraits are those of Andy Warhol, James Baldwin, Edward Steichen, Ronald Reagan, Jane Alexander and Mark Rothko. Sedat Pakay is an award winning photographer and filmmaker. His photographs are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Smithsonian, Getty Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Turkish-Islamic Arts, etc. His documentaries on Josef Albers, James Baldwin and Walker Evans have appeared on PBS and in various film festivals.

Roman Iwasiwka is a photographer and musician. He was CBS' senior photo editor and his celebrity photographs have appeared in Newsweek, People, HBO, etc. In the 1980s he was on assignment at various key NYC Area concerts and festivals and shown in public for the first time and from the bowels of Iwasiwka's archives are important portraits of such Icons as Jeff Beck, Mick Jagger, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell.

All of these photographs are printed in limited editions of 10 and are for sale. This Exhibition will run through January 2010.

The gallery is open Fridays - Sundays 12-6PM and by appointment. For more information:

Ralph Brill, Director
Eclipse Mill - Studio 109
243 Union Street (Route 2)
North Adams, USA
845.661 3593 cell


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