Meryl Meisler

Premiere DateNov 7, 2017
00:00 Introduction
00:35 Meryl Meisler
02:07 Pride Broen
06:13 Bushwick, Brooklyn
31:28 Massapequa, Long Island
34:54 Contrasting The Two Cultures
44:27 Her Story Shamir
47:46 Finish

Meryl Meisler is a New York-based documentary photographer whose work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Historical Society, Dia Art Foundation, MASS MoCA, the New Museum for Contemporary Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art and in public spaces including Grand Central Terminal, South Street Seaport and throughout the NYC subway system. Her work is in the permanent collections of the American Jewish Congress, AT&T, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the Brooklyn Historical Society, Columbia University, Emory University, Islip Art Museum, and the Library of Congress. Her work can also be found in the artist book collections of Carnegie Melon, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Chrysler Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, Metronome Library and Whitney Museum of American Art. Meryl has received fellowships and grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, The Puffin Foundation, Time Warner, Artists Space, C.E.T.A., the China Institute and the Japan Society.

She is the author of two photobooks, including a Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick  and Pergatory & Paradise: SASSY 70s Suburbia & the City

Meryl is represented by the Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea, NY.

All images courtesy of the artist

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