Daniel Cooney

Premiere DateMay 16, 2017
00:00 Introduction
00:34 Daniel Cooney
01:28 Living Room Alex Napping
06:03 Transition from Artist to Gallerist
14:16 Finding Artists
17:01 Portraiture
19:24 Trends in the Art World
22:53 Struggles in Running a Gallery
25:03 Teaching
31:11 Current Exhibition
36:45 Endless Summer Soley
43:35 Finish

Daniel Cooney, founder of Daniel Cooney Fine Art, is a gallerist, curator and auction specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the State University of New York at New Paltz and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois. He has held adjunct faculty positions at the University of Illinois, the Fashion Institute of Technology, The New School, the School of Visual Arts and has lectured widely on contemporary and historical photography.

Daniel began his gallery career at the James Danziger Gallery and continued as Associate Director of the Julie Saul Gallery. He was also the Director of Online Photographs at Sothebys.com.

All photographs courtesy of Daniel Cooney

Rachael Dunville, Represented by Daniel Cooney. Bo, 2016. Digital C-Print 20″ x 20″ edition of 10 30″ x 30″ edition of 3 ©Rachael Dunville

Michael Joseph, Represented by Daniel Cooney, Shameless, 2013.  Archival Pigment Print, Paper Size: 17×22 in, Image Size: 16×20 in edition of 15  ©Michael Joseph

Nir Arieli, Represented by Daniel Cooney BATSHEVA Dance Company, 2013. 
Archival pigment print 35″ X 52″ edition of 3 20″ X 30″ edition of 5

Steven Arnold, Represented by Daniel Cooney Connecting to the Infinite, 1985
. Vintage Silver Gelatin Print ©Steven Arnold

Arlene Gottfried, Represented by Daniel Cooney. Push Ups El Barrio, from the book Bacalaitos & Fireworks ©Arlene Gottfried

Anthony Friedkin, Represented by Daniel Cooney Divine, The Palace Theater, San Francisco, 1972.
Vintage 14″ x 11” Gelatin silver print ©Anthony Friedkin


Kimberly Ruth is a New York based multi-media artist. Her work explores the failures and inconsistencies of language, especially in the digital age. Through text, photography, video and performance, she works to…