Minor; Frajndlich, Abe; 1976; 1983:0002:0001

From

Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop

Name/Title

Minor

About this object

Photographer Abe Frajndlich was born on May 28, 1946 in Germany, though he now resides in New York City. In 1968, Frajndlich received a BA, at Northwestern University, Evanston. In 1970, he received an MA, at Northwestern University, Evanston, Il. in English Literature. Abe Frajndlich did a three-year residence with Minor White, who was the Chairman of the MIT Department of Photography (1964-1976). Furthermore, Frajndlich studied with Nathan Lyons, at the Visual Studies Workshop, in Rochester, New York (1974-75). Frajndlich is a prolific photographer who has left an indelible mark on the photography world, with his freelance art. Abe Frajndlich has not only worked as an artist creating shows that evoke thought and emotion from the viewer, he has worked as a commercial photographer for magazines. The work of Franjdlich’s, has appeared in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Life, ArtNews, London Sunday Times, London Observer, Vanity Fair, in the U.S. and Europe. The photographer has also compiled his work and created beautiful books that represent his voice, one such books is Penelope's Hungry Eyes: Portraits of Famous Photographers (2011). Depicted in the image is Minor White, wearing a wide brimmed hat.

Maker

Frajndlich, Abe

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

Mounted photograph

Date Made

1976

Medium and Materials

gelatin-silver print

Inscription and Marks

recto: [ink] Minorrecto: [ink] for Nathanrecto: [ink] Abe 1976recto: [pencil] 83:002:1

Measurements

image: 15 cm x 22.2 cm

overall: 20.2 cm x 25.2 cm

Subject and Association Keywords

20th Century Photography

Subject and Association Keywords

1970s

Subject and Association Keywords

Abe Frajndlich

Subject and Association Keywords

Visual Studies Workshop

Subject and Association Keywords

Nathan Lyons

Subject and Association Keywords

Minor White

Subject and Association Keywords

gelatin silver

Credit Line

Gift of Abe Frajndlich

Object Type

Photograph

Object number

1983:0002:0001

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