Man & Beast and Fantastical Beasts to be displayed
Gallery 66 NY is pleased to announce exhibits of two fine artists, on view from Aug. 2 through Sept. 2, with an artists’ reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2.
Leonard Freed, Man and Beast
Works include an exhibition of many never-before-seen photographs by legendary photographer Leonard Freed. Renowned as much for his insightful images of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement as for his visual studies of the post-war global Jewish community, the late Mr. Freed was a member of the prestigious Magnum Photos cooperative. Freed died in 2006, before he could see these images presented to the public.
Suzanne Langle, Fantastical Beasts
While Leonard Freed’s animals are instantly recognizable, Suzanne Langle’s creations seem to have emerged as beasts from a time of ancient legend. Sculpted from modified concretes, each is wildly unique. Appropriately, they take their names from the gods of Norse and Teutonic mythology – creatures whose domain exists on the spiritual bridge between the myths and mysteries of creation and the physical world. A multi-winged beast, alien yet somehow familiar, sits complacently in a corner, ears peaked and paws folded, while a cat-like fabrication crawls stealthily across the floor.
Gallery 66 NY is located at 66 Main St., Cold Spring. For further information, call 845-809-5838 or visit gallery66ny.com.