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Howard Greenberg, the owner of the New York City-based Howard Greenberg Gallery in SoHo, is one of the world's top photography dealers.
is an authority on 19th and 20th century photography, and has been an acknowledged leader of establishing its value on the fine art market.
In recognition of these efforts, and his
matchless collection of more than 20,000 photographs, american Photo magazine proclaimed Greenberg one of the 25 most important people in photography in 1998.
keen eye for artistic value and a unique historical perspective, Greenberg
has built a reputation for rediscovering significant photographers from the past and establishing a market for their work.
represents and exhibits photographs by many of the acknowledged masters, including Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, Eugene Atget, Walker Evans, Brassai, and Henri Cartier-Bresson.
also represents the estates of Edward Steichen, Imogen Cunningham, Andre Kertesz, Roman Vishniac, and others.
In addition, Time-LIFE recently granted Greenberg
the exclusive right to sell the original prints from the renowned photo archives of LIFE, Time, and Fortune magazines.
In another recent move reflecting his leadership in the field of photographic exhibition, Greenberg launched HowardGreenberg.com in July 2000.
Currently, visitors to the site can peruse and buy photographs from the gallery's extensive collection, view current and past exhibitions, and learn more about the artists and estates Greenberg represents.
ultimate goal is to post his
entire archive online.
Greenberg began his career as a freelance photojournalist when he moved from Brooklyn to Woodstock, New York in 1972.
Prominent newspapers and magazines such as The New York Times
, The Washington Post
, and The Woodstock Times
was also featured in a series of solo exhibitions.
In 1977, Greenberg established the Center for Photography in Woodstock, a nonprofit gallery and educational institution where he served as Executive Director until 1980.
One year later, he entered the commercial side of photography by establishing the Photofind Gallery, which exhibited and sold prints.
In 1986, he
to New York City.
Five years later, the Photofind Gallery
became the Howard Greenberg Gallery
Museums, galleries, educational institutions, and industry associations frequently seek Greenberg’s expertise.
has curated critically acclaimed traveling exhibitions, including Car Culture
(1998) and Appeal to This Age (1995), a pictorial overview of the civil rights movement.
has lectured on topics related to photography's collection and history at art and educational institutions like New York University, George Eastman House and the Santa Barbara Art Museum
Greenberg has served on the juries of competitions sponsored by prestigious organizations such as the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, and is currently a member of the american Photographic Historical Society (1975 to present), International Society of Appraisers (1982 to present), and Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD, 1984 to present).
He served on the board of directors of AIPAD from 1987 to 1994 and currently sits on the advisory board of the Center for Photography in Woodstock.
shows juried by Howard Greenberg