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Success Makes you a Target: A Conversation with Alex Harsley of the 4th Street Photo Gallery

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Alex Harsley
Photography by Alex Harsley

 

Born in 1938, Alex Harsley is a Documentary Photographer, Curator for The 4th Street Photo Gallery and Founder of the Minority Photographers Inc. Alex and Amon sat for about an hour or so to talk about photographic sciences, visual conversations and surviving the nature of life.

 

Alex Harsley

Muhammad Ali Sparring // Photography by Alex Harsley

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Alex Harsley has curated The 4th Street Photo Gallery and The Minority Photographers non-profit since the early 1970’s. His own reportage style of photography started in 1958 as the first black photographer for the New York City District Attorey. Since that time he has continued to capture the true intimate moments and personality of New York City. His collection contains the historical lineage of musicians, politicians, street folk, landscapes and neighbors from the 1950’s through present day. His documentary medium consists of film, digital photography and digital sound and video.

 

Alex Harsley

Photography by Alex Harsley

 

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