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Exhibition: Brian Henry | Original Polaroid and Experimental Darkroom Prints


  • Steven Amedee Gallery & Framing 41 North Moore Street New York, NY, 10013 United States (map)
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Steven Amedee Gallery & Framing in New York is pleased to present the work of Brian Henry! Employing traditional and experimental printing techniques, Brian Henry makes individually unique silver gelatin prints in his darkroom. With his deep fascination for process and pushing the boundaries of photographic emulsion, Henry’s passion for experimentation is borne from attempts to accurately portray atmosphere as he sees it, often imposed with a phantasmal self through multiple and long exposures. Some of Henry’s alternative processes speak to the layers of decay within the abandoned spaces he often shoots. Others images are printed on expired photographic paper found left behind within these buildings. Invoking nostalgia and mystery, Henry’s images reflect the beauty of vulnerability while questioning existence and mortality. That they resonate with a sense of timelessness as they ponder impermanence makes them all the more compelling.

Exhibition Viewing Times and Important Dates:

Catch this exhibition’s opening reception with the artist at Steven Amedee Gallery & Framing in New York, NY Wednesday, May 1st, 6pm - 9pm. Can’t make it to the reception? You can view this great exhibition during normal store hours from May 1st, 2019 until June 8th, Mondays through Satursdays 11:00AM - 7:00PM.

About Brian Henry:
Brian Henry (1989) is a self-taught, experimental art photographer and explorer. His first camera came from money he earned blowing up balloons. While Brian Henry had won a few scholarships to attend art school, he chose to apply his money to his own unscripted, artistic journey. He has traveled up and down the East Coast of the U.S., as well as Europe and the Balkans.

His work is an ongoing journal documenting architectural decay, fears, freedom and mortality. He portrays the beauty he sees in forlorn locations and uses himself as a medium to connect with them. Although many photographs are made, a large part of his work is the adventure of exploring new territory and experiencing the unknown. His self portraits have been therapeutic in that it's pushed him to step out of his comfort zone and explore different levels of fear and anxiety.

Brian Henry currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland. You can connect with him on his website here!

About Steven Amedee Gallery & Framing:

Steven Amedee is a custom picture framing company and gallery offering exceptional design service and museum quality craftsmanship since 2002. Serving individuals, collectors, artists, designers, art consultants and corporations, their experienced artisans and craftsmen work with the finest materials, finishing them meticulously as we employ the highest standard of conservation techniques. Patiently and carefully, their designers will help you select each element of the frame until they find the perfect combination to compliment your art and personal style.

From frame selection to matting, mounting and glazing options, they will break each component down, step-by-step, so you can make informed decisions and know your piece is as well-preserved as it is beautifully framed.

With more than 30 years of experience, their small staff promises knowledgeable, friendly, and personal service in their quiet and spacious showroom or on site in your home or business.

Learn more about Steven Amedee Gallery & Framing and this event by visiting their website!