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The Ground Zero Museum Workshop was established in 2005 by Gary Marlon Suson to commemorate the memories of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 tragedy, and also honors those who helped rebuild the site. Marlon Suson was the official photographer at that time and remained at the site to record the recovery process. The museum houses his collection and documentaries on the tragedy as well as remnants from the site. Lucky visitors can even have Mr. Suson himself recounting his experience. This museum, which is open daily, is a true memorial to the innocent lives lost, making it a must visit. Advance reservations are required.
Those with a great passion for photography should visit Julie Saul Gallery, which has some exceptional works displayed. Julie Saul, who has been dealing in photographic works for more than 20 years, has a great collection of contemporary camera works, vintage photographic prints, illustrations, motion pictures and an a range of eclectic mix of art works that are exhibited here. This gallery offers established as well as emerging artists a platform to showcase their talents. Visitors can peruse some exceptional works by renowned names Sally Gall, Neeta Madahar, Maria Martinez-Cañas and Karin Apollonia Müller.
This powerhouse in the modern art world doubles as one of the best-known museums on the globe. Its galleries burst with intriguing exhibits showcasing mediums ranging from painting and drawing to print and illustration. Photography fans will also find a lot to love at the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art). Classic artworks closely associated with the museum include Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe and Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. Should your appetite for food begin to compete with your appetite for art, there is a charming restaurant on site, as well as a gift shop to browse on your way out.
Howard Greenberg Gallery was established by Howard Greenberg in 1981. This gallery houses a humongous collection of exquisite photographs by some of the most internationally renowned names in the field. Founded with an aim to promote journalistic and street photography, this gallery subsequently opened its doors to include the art form as a whole. In the past, this gallery has hosted works by artists such as Eikoh Hosoe, Peter Keetman, Gordon Parks and Olaf Otto Becker, among others.
Edwynn Houk has been dealing in modern art since 1980. In 1997 he opened this gallery in New York city to offer a platform to promote modern art, especially photographic works. Since its establishment, this gallery has earned a reputation for hosting some of the best exhibitions by artists with the likes of Moholy Nagy, Alfred Stieglitz, Robert Frank and Man Ray. Visitors can gaze at beautiful monochromes of Alex Guofeng Cao, Steve Schapiro and Bruce Davidson that offer you a glimpse into what occurs behind the scenes during a performance. You can also peruse exceptional contemporary works by Robert Polidori, Sally Mann and Sissi Farassat that have gone beyond the traditional perceptions of photography.
The monumental Alice Austen House located in Staten Island. Also famously referred as Clear Comfort, it was home to ace photographer Alice Austen. In the light of the present day, it stands as a house museum that hosts school programs, photography camps and day trips. It has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and is also included in the National Register of Historic Places.