David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation

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February 1 – 23, 2013

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Little girl gets her first pair of leather shoes, c.1947
9 3/8 x 8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1947

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Minorca, Spain, c.1936
7 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Children playing on the first day of school, Pilis, Poland, 1948
8 3/4 x 13 inches
Gelatin silver print

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Tereska is cared for at a Polish center for disturbed children, Poland, c.1948
7 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
French Gas Drill, c.1950
9 1/2 x 7 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Minorca Coastal Defense, Spain, c.1936
7 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Spanish Refugees on Board SS Sinaia, 1939
7 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1939

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Untitled, c.1938
7 1/16 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1938

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Greek Earthquake, c.1950
9 x 13 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Naples, 1954
11 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1954

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Crowd, Italy, c.1950
11 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print, printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Republic Pilots, Spain, 1936
7 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Untitled, c.1936
7 1/4 x 9 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Children of the World, c.1950
12 1/2 x 11 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Hop-scotch, Vienna, c.1950
8 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Prostitute near the Krupp works, Essen, 1947
10 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print, printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Bari, Italy, 1948
11 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1948

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Greek Earthquake, c.1950
11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Boy with hand-made toy in Ruins, Vienna, 1948
9 x 7 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1948

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Page from an unpublished book c.1948
11 x 7 1/4 inches
Three gelatin silver prints mounted on green graph paper

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Page from an unpublished book, c.1948
11 x 7 1/4 inches
Two gelatin silver prints mounted on green graph paper

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Page from an unpublished book, 1948
11 x 7 1/4 inches
Two gelatin silver prints mounted on green graph paper

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Page from an unpublished book, c.1950
11 x 7 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print mounted on green graph paper

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Page from an unpublished book, c.1950
11 x 7 1/4 inches
Two gelatin silver prints mounted on green graph paper

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Page from an unpublished book, c.1950
11 x 7 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print mounted on green graph paper

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Dancing in the streets, Paris, 1953
11 3/4 x 8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1953

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Soldier, Ernst Thaelmann Brigade, Republic of Spain, 1936
10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Untitled, c.1950
10 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
The Entrance to Kazimierz, the Old Ghetto, Cracow, 1937
20 x 16 inches
Gelatin silver print

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Bernard Berenson, Rome, 1955
9 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1955

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
Selma was sent to the store for a pot of soup and a bottle of milk, Lodz, 1938
10 x 8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
An elder of the village, Vrchni Apsa. Carpathian Ruthenia, 1938
11 x 14 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
The Last Channukah, 1938
16 x 20 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
A square in Kazimierz, Cracow, 1938
16 x 20 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
Isaac Street, Kazimierz, Cracow, 1938
14 x 11 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
These girls were sent out to play, but they preferred to watch Mother at work inside, Slovakia, 1935
11 x 14 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
A Rabbi, Warsaw, 1938
20 x 16 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
Cracow, 1937
133 3/8 x 9 1/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
Nat Gutman's Wife, Warsaw, 1938
23 x 19 inches
Platinum print

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Boys Playing in Bombed-out Building, Vienna, 1948
7 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1948

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

VISHNIAC, Roman
After all, he did promise to return, did he not?, 1927
11 x 14 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
Flying Angels of Campobasso, Italy, 1955
10 x 14 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1955

David 'Chim' Seymour & Roman Vishniac: Affirmation 2013 Howard Greenberg Gallery

SEYMOUR, David 'Chim'
The Children of Venice, c.1950
10 x 7 1/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

Press Release

Affirmation, a two-person exhibition of photographs by David “Chim” Seymour and Roman Vishniac from the 1930s – 1950s will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from February 1 – February 23, 2013. Among the great masters of European photography, Chim and Vishniac are famed for photojournalism and social documentary depicting tumultuous events of the 20th century, as well portraits of some of the most important celebrities of the time. The exhibition at Howard Greenberg Gallery coincides with retrospective exhibitions of work by both photographers at the International Center for Photography in New York City: We Went Back: Photographs from Europe 1933 – 1956 by Chim and Roman Vishniac Rediscovered.