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Bruce Gilden
American, b. 1946
Featured Essays
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... More...
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... More...
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. More...