DATE: January 25, 2010
Since it opened, in 1986, this gallery has been known
for reviving the work of forgotten or overlooked photographers. Homer
Page (1918-85) is the latest of these rediscoveries.
Homer Page, New York, June 28, 1949, courtesy
Howard Greenberg Gallery
has a lot in common with earlier ones (notably Leon Levinstein and Saul
Leiter), including wit, grit, and an instinctive feel for the staccato
rhythms and poetic passages of urban life. Page's show is devoted to the
pictures he made on a Guggenheim Fellowship in New York in 1949—classic
street work, full of spirit.
Read the complete review in The New Yorker.