Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Andy Warhol, Norman Mailer's 50th birthday party, NYC, 1973

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 12 1/2 in. (31.4 x 31.8 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Betty Friedan, opening at Whitney Museum, NYC, 1969

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Diane Arbus, Love-In, Central Park, New York City, 1969

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, George Wallace, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, 1964

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Hugh Hefner-Jesse Jackson, Operation PUISH Fundraiser, Chicago, 1972

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Jackie Robinson, at home in Connecticut, 1961

gelatin silver print

18 1/2 x 12 3/8  in. (47 x 31.4 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, John Glenn, Walker Cronkite, State Dinner for Apollo XI Astronauts, Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, 1969

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, John Huston, "Annie" set, Burbank, 1981

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Lyndon Johnson, Cape Kennedy, Florida, 1969

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Muhammid Ali-Oscar Bonavena Press Conference, New York City, 1970

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Nelson Rockefeller, Republican Headquarters on election night of Nixon Landslide, New York City, 1968

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Norman Mailer, Norman Mailer's 50th Birthday Party, New York City, 1973

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry

15 Big Shots, Richard Nixon, Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, 1969

gelatin silver print

12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.4 x 47 cm)

Winogrand, Garry
               American, 1928-1984

 

Garry Winogrand was a photographer, born in New York City. He was a proponent and practitioner of street photography. During his career he received three Guggenheim Fellowship Awards (1964, 1969, and 1979) and a National Endowment of the Arts Award in 1979. He made his first notable appearance in 1963 at an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City. In 1967 he participated in a show called "New Documents" at MOMA with Diane Arbus and Lee Friedlander. 

 

 

 

Winogrand studied painting at City College of New York and later studied painting and photography at Columbia University in New York City in 1948. He also attended a photojournalism class taught by Alexey Brodovitch at the New School for Social Research in New York City in 1951. Garry Winogrand was influenced by Walker Evans and Robert Frank and their respective publications 'American Photographs' and 'The Americans'. Winogrand was known for his portrayal of America in the early 1960s and his interest in social issues of the day and in the role of media in shaping attitudes.