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American, b. 1946
"American Made" in Leica S Magazine
Sep 23, 2015
American Made reveals the sensational outcome of Gilden’s artistic catharsis, and the transformation of his street photography into documentary portrait photography. He complements the American Made series with details, half-portraits, still lifes and food photography. With this issue of the S Magazine, Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden continues developing his reportage project about the USA, where...
Exhibition: American Made
Sep 10, 2015
Leica Fotographie International Magazine (LFI) is opening the ‘American Made’ exhibition on September 10, 2015. It presents six new, XXL, 2.7 x 1.8m colour photographs by Bruce Gilden, taken during a trip around the USA. Following the preview presentation at LFI, a further 26 pictures will be on display as of October 23, at the Hamburg offices of Edel AG....
Jul 30, 2015
A defining characteristic of Bruce Gilden’s photography is his creative attraction to what he calls ‘characters’, and he has been tracking them down all through his career. Growing up in Brooklyn with what he describes as a ‘tough guy’ of a father, Bruce Gilden developed a love of the streets, often calling them his ‘second home’. The unique energy of the streets mesmerized Bruce, an energy that can...
Bruce Gilden Urban Mobility Exhibition: Paris Metro Stations
Jun 17, 2015
Bruce Gilden has been invited by the Groupe RATP, the Paris transportation network, to give his personal interpretation of “Urban Mobility” in five cities around the world where the company is established: Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Johannesburg and Manchester.
The result of this carte blanche assignment is a series of portraits on the street bearing Gilden’s signature style and conveying the pulse...
Las Vegas and Reno
Mar 20, 2012
After documenting foreclosures in Florida, Detroit and Fresno, Bruce Gilden went to Las Vegas and Reno to continue his series on foreclosed homes. Las Vegas reclaimed the title as the foreclosure capital of the country in February, 2012. The city’s foreclosure rate of one filing for every 60 households was seven times the national average.