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David Lê

David Lê (b. 1985) was born on Staten Island, on Swan Street — where he shot the images that are displayed in this exhibition. He is an alumnus of P.S. 16 and I.S. 61. His photography practice began in earnest when he spent a year cataloguing modernist architecture in Hanoi, Vietnam as a Fulbright Scholar in 2008. He went on to study the intersection of public religion and memorialization during his doctoral studies at Brown University. In 2019, he co-founded Maiden Name, a concept store operating at the intersection of art, design, and fashion based in New York City. The work presented here is from the Maiden Name Spring-Summer 2022 lookbook. Lê resides in New York City.

Current Exhibitions Featuring David Lê

Maiden Name

Alice Austen House

Presented by The Alice Austen House and NYC Parks

Having grown up on Staten Island, David Lê uses its urban fabric as a backdrop for his Maiden Name Spring-Summer 2022 lookbook.

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