The first major gallery exhibition of photographs by Ron Galella in thirty years. The exhibition will consist of 150 black and white vintage prints taken by Galella from 1960-1965. Ron Galella is America's greatest paparazzi photographer.
" My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person doing something unfamous. Its being in the right place at the wrong time, that's why my favorite photographer is Ron Galella."
_ Andy Warhol, Andy Warhol's Exposures, 1979.
PAUL KASMIN GALLERY is pleased to announce the first major gallery exhibition of photographs by RON GALELLA in thirty years. The exhibition will consist of 150 black and white vintage prints taken by Galella from 1960 - 1965. Ron Galella is America's greatest paparazzi photographer and was deemed "paparazzo extraordinaire" by Newsweek, featured on the cover of Life, and sued for harassment by Jackie Onassis. His candid snapshots of celebrities and artists including - Cher, Warhol, Sinatra and most notoriously, of Jackie, have become some of the most iconic and evocative images of popular culture.
The Photographs of Ron Galella, published by Greybull Press with foreword by Diane Keaton, introduction by Tom Ford, interview by Glenn O'Brien and edited by Steven Bluttal is currently available. In addition, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh will open a retrospective of Galella's photographs, Off Guard: The Photographs of Ron Galella, in June 2002.
For more information on this exhibition, please contact Clara Ha at 212.563.4474 or view images on our website.
Paul Kasmin Gallery is located at 293 Tenth Avenue at 27th Street. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm. After July 4th gallery hours will change to Monday through Friday, 10 am - 6pm.
Paul Kasmin Gallery
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