Matt Gunther, a native new Yorker, is a film-maker and photographer who has been documenting a sense of place and moments of time throughout his career. His portraits endeavor to uncover and expose the vulnerability and compassion- the core of his subjects. Matt received his Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from SUNY Purchase. Matt’s work has been featured in numerous international and national publications, Including The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, London Sunday Times and Gentlemen’s Quarterly. His work has been awarded and written about in American Photography, PDN, and Communication Arts among others. Matt’s work is in the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum and The Palais De Toyko in Paris. He is currently working on his first Monograph, Probable Cause, documenting daily life in Newark New Jersey, which will be published in the fall of 2012.
2011 The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography, Chelsea Arts2001 This is New York, NY2001 Prizefighters: “It’s a Job” IKON Gallery, LA1999 “Black Cowboys in Watts” Various Schools, LA1996 “Club Scences” The Tunnel, NY1995 Street Photography, Neuberger Museum, NY1994 “Alphabet City” , SUNY Purchase Gallery, NY
2011 The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol.2 , Chelsea Arts
2008 American Photography from 2004-082005 Eddie Brennan, Life in a day, The Fader Magazine2005 Alice Rose George, Oscar De La Hoya, Details Magazine2004 Another Great Magazine, Urban Scenes, London, 122004 Alice Rose George, Newark Cops, Details Magazine2003 Nerve.com, The Big Bang, Penguin Publishing Company2002 This isNewYork, Book on Sept. 111999 Grant, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Black Cowboys in Watts1998 Anthony, lasala, A photographer to watch out for PDN
2004 Brooklyn Museum, Permanent Collection1998 Museum de Tokyo, Paris1998 Musee D’Orsay, Paris
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