Richard Nagler Fine Art Photography

GEORGE KREVSKY GALLERY

77 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA  94108

ph. 415/397-9748     fax 415/397-9749     www.georgekrevskygallery.com

 

RICHARD NAGLER

Born: New York City, 1947
 

Education

Bachelor of Arts

University of Pennsylvania, 1969

Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

 

Solo Exhibitions

2007              “The Unspoken Word” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

2004              “Such is Life, 30 Years of Photography” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

1995              “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” University of California, Santa Cruz

1994             “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” May Museum, Lawrence, New York

1994              “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, California

1993             “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” Gilbert Pavilion, Riverdale, New York

1993              “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” Dubin/Wolf Exhibit Center, Los Angeles

1993             “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” Museum of the Diaspora, Tel Aviv, Israel

1993              “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” Albert Einstein Center, Sacramento, California

1992              "My Love Affair With Miami Beach"  Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California

1984              "Selected Images" Oakland Museum Collector's Gallery, Oakland, California

1984              "Lost Miami Beach" Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York

1983              "The Urban Landscape" Image Gallery, Walnut Creek, California 

1983             "Focus on Old Oakland 1973-1983" Oakland Museum, Oakland, California

 

Selected Exhibitions

2009            “Signs: Wordplay in Photography” de Young Museum, San Francisco

2008            “Looks Given/Looks Taken: Jews in Urban Photography" Univ. of Michigan, Frankel Center

2007              “Faces and Places” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

2007              “Spring Training: The Art of Baseball” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

2005              “Architecture in Art” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

2005              “Contemporary Perspectives” Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Rosa, California

2005              “Art of the Game:  The Art of Baseball” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

2004              “Faces/Places/Identity - Portraits of Jews 1975-1995” Beth Hatefutsoth Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

2000              “Diamonds and Dust: the Art of Baseball”  George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

1999              “By-the-Sea” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

1998              “Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Pure Art vs. Agit-Prop” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

1998              “Gallery Artists” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco

1996              “Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey” The Jewish Museum, New York City

1995              “It Belongs in a Museum: Acquisitions 1992-1995” Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California,

1993              “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” Jewish Community Center, Washington, D. C.

1993              “My Love Affair With Miami Beach” Jewish Festival of the Arts, Vancouver, B. C.

1991              "Through the Lens Lightly, Photographers Look at Oakland"  Gallery Arcade, Oakland, California

1989              "A Kiss is Just a Kiss"  Klein Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1989              "Best of the Decade" Festival at The Lake, Oakland, California (Best of Show)

1989              "Best of the Decade" Faulkner Color Lab, San Francisco

1988              "A Kiss is Just A Kiss" Twining Gallery, New York City

1987              "Only in Miami Beach" Blake Street Gallery, Berkeley, California

1986              "Oakland, California, U. S. A." Dalian, China,

1986              "Selections" Eye Gallery, San Francisco, California

1985              "Snap '85" San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco

1984              "Picture Oakland" California ProArts, June 1984, First Prize Color Photography

1978              San Francisco Photographic Fair, First Prize Color Photography, Juried

 

Selected Public Collections

The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California

The Jewish Museum, New York City

The Port of Oakland Collection, Oakland, California

The Forum Gallery Collection, New York City

Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California

Beth Hatefutsoth, Tel Aviv, Israel

di Rosa Preserve, Napa, California

Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California

Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Rosa, California

de Young Museum, San Francisco

 

Selected Private Collections

Paul and Prentice Sack

Rene di Rosa

Dick Grace

John and Gretchen Berggruen

Andrew and Barbara Fremder

Robert Mailer Anderson

 

Monographs

My Love Affair With Miami Beach, Photographs by Richard Nagler, Introduction and       Commentary by Isaac Bashevis Singer (Simon & Schuster, New York, 1991)

Oakland Rhapsody: The Secret Soul of an American Downtown, Photographs by Richard Nagler,       Introduction and Commentary by Ishmael Reed, (North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, California,       1995)

 

Selected Publications

2008            Artweek, February, “Richard Nagler at George Krevsky Gallery.”

2007            San Francisco Examiner, November 13, “For Richard Nagler, a Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures.”

2007            The J. News Weekly, November 16, “When Words are Worth a Thousand Pictures.”

2007              Diablo Magazine, June, “7th Street Blues: An Amazing Music Scene Once Thrived in West Oakland”

2007              One Voice, Many Echoes: Selected Prose, by Rebecca Camhi Fromer (Regent Press, Berkeley, California)

2006              The Forward “Sunrise? Sunset?: Two New Projects Train a Lens on Jewish Florida”

2005              Playboy Magazine, September, author portrait, Ishmael Reed

2004              Art of the Game: The Art of Baseball, (EPress Books, San Francisco)

2004              Isaac Bashevis Singer: An Album, (The Library of America, New York)

2004              Jack Levine: America’s Living Master, (EPress Books, San Francisco) artist portrait

2003              Blues City, by Ishmael Reed, (Crown Publishers, New York) author portrait

2003              Showing Out: A Novel, by Timothy Reed,  (Thunder Mouth’s Press, New York)

2000              Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv, Rose, by Martin Sherman, illustration

2000              The Reed Reader, an Ishmael Reed anthology, (Basic Books, New York)

1999              San Francisco Bay Guardian, November 10, “ ‘By-the-Sea,’ through December 11, George Krevsky Gallery” Critic’s    Choice review.

1998              Los Angeles Times, March 29, “Tough Jews” book review, illustration

1996              The Book of Blessings, by Marcia Falk (HarperCollins, San Francisco)

1996              “Hubba City” The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, a play by Ishmael Reed, slide presentation, reviews  N.Y. Times, Village Voice

1996              School is Not Cool: Youth, Color and Opportunities, edited by Steen Fiil and Inger Lehman, Klims Sprogserie Engelsk, Forlaget Klim, Denmark, front, interior and rear illustrations

1996              Docteur Zorn, by James Michener, (Editions du Rocher, Paris) cover photograph

1995              The Montclarion, May 23, “Illustrating Downtown’s Poetry,” by Michael Fitelson, illustration

1995              The Oakland Tribune, May 25, “Ode to Oakland: Photographer Richard Nagler and author Ishmael Reed Offer an Unflinching Portrait of the City,” by Jolene Thym, illustrations

1995              San Francisco Examiner Magazine, Sunday, June 11, “Oakland Rhapsody; Its People Make This City of Extremes Virtually Indestructible,” Text by Ishmael Reed and Photos by Richard Nagler

1995              Journey to My Father, Isaac Bashevis Singer, by Israel Zamir (Arcade Publishing, New York) illustrations

1994              South Florida, May, “The Last Resort,” by Beth Dunlop, illustration

1994              Forward, May 27, “Searching for Their Place in the Sunbelt: How Jews Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Miami and L. A.,” Illustration

1993              ARTFORUM INTERNATIONAL, March “Miami Fantasia, Part 2” Rhonda Lieberman

1993              Moment, April “Loving It Up in Miami Beach: I. B. Singer discovers remnants of the Old World, documented by the photographer Richard Nagler, in a New World Paradise,” by Jacob A. Stein

1993             South Florida, May, ”What Stocks Would You Buy For Your Mother?” by David Nickell, Illustrations

1992              Judisk Krönika, Stockholm, Sweden. November, “Miami Beach-en fotoessä av Richard Nagler”

1992              Hudson Monitor, August, “Down Miami Way,” Rose E. London

1990              Ocean Drive, September “A to Z, The Ultimate Guide to South Florida,” illustration

1984              California Living, "Picture Show, Photography by Richard Nagler”

1983              The Oakland Tribune, "Images of Old Oakland by Richard Nagler"

1983              The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California.  Exhibition catalog, "Focus on Old Oakland, 1973 - 1983, Photographs by Richard Nagler"

 

Selected Public Appearances:

            Miami Book Fair International, November 16, 1991, Miami, Florida,“Richard Nagler on  “My Love Affair with Miami Beach”

National Public Radio, “All Things Considered,” December 17, 1991, interview with Lynn   Neery

Beth Hatefutsoth Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel, “Miami Beach and the Jews of South Florida,”  June 14, 1993

            National Public Radio, “Photography Talk,” May 24, 1995, interview with Michael Johnson

            KRON TV, Channel 4, “Bay Area Close-Up,” June 6, 1995, interview with Belva Davis

 

Affiliations

Trustee, The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California, 1989 - 1996

Trustee, The Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California, 1994 - 2004   

Trustee, The Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California, 1996 – 1999, vice- president

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Foto Forum 1996 - present

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Photography Accessions Committee, 1997 – 1998

Trustee, Kala Art Institute, 2009 – present

Juror, The Dorothea Lange Prize, University of California 2008, 2009

 

Endowments

            The Richard Nagler Competition for Jewish Photography,” Judah L. Magnes Museum,

Berkeley, California.  An annual international photography competition for photographers working with Jewish themes.

 

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