Arlene Gottfried – Press

L’oeil de la Photographie – New York in the 1980s, as seen by three brilliant photographers

This selection of photographs by American photographers Arlene Gottfried, Jamel Shabazz, and German photographer Miron Zownir, focus on the theme of New York in the 1980s. Through black and white, as well as colored photographs, the three photographers provide viewers with insights on the different milieus of the city. Each with their own perspectives of the megapolis, they document the…

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Die Welt Kompakt – Zeichen der Zeit

New York war ihre Inspiration: Die amerikanische Fotografin Arlene Gottfried porträtiert seit den 70er Jahren Menschen und Milieus ihrer Heimatstadt. Entstanden sind persönliche Aufnahmen, die zeigen, wie vielfältig New York ist – und wie es sich in all den Jahren verändert hat. „Signs of the Times“, heißt die Werksammlung. Zu sehen ist sie vom 9. Oktober 2015 in der Kölner Hardhitta Gallery.

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Sleek Magazine – Humans in New York: Arlene Gottfried in Conversation

The Brooklyn-born gospel-singing photographer, Arlene Gottfried, has made a name for herself by shooting candid portraits on the streets of New York for over 40 years. Armed with a 35mm, Gottfried has captured lovers and families, club kids and bodybuilders from across the five boroughs, and “These Days” at the Hardhitta Gallery in Cologne showcases some of the best of these black and whites. Sleek spoke to the artist about being a female photographer in the 1970s and how New York has changed.

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