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Gay Block: Love: South Beach in the 80s


March 29 – April 27, 2013

Press Release

Miami’s South Beach, before it became an international scene, is the focus of an exhibition of portrait photography by Gay Block, on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from March 29 through April 27, 2013. LOVE: South Beach in the 80s depicts a time when Jewish retirees led simple lives in affordable Art Deco buildings. From 1982-1985, Block interviewed the elderly residents of the Art Deco hotels in Miami Beach, wrote down their stories, and photographed them. LOVE: South Beach in the 80s features more than 20 archival inkjet prints of these former inhabitants of South Beach in their sunny paradise.