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Lynn Saville

Lynn Saville

Lynn Saville is a photographer known for her nocturnal urban landscapes. She earned a BA from Duke University and an MFA from Pratt Institute, where her thesis show consisted of black-and-white night photographs. She is represented by Yancey Richardson in New York. Her work has been widely exhibited in the US and abroad, and is included in the collections of many museums, corporations, and individuals. Saville has published four monographs: Acquainted with the Night (Rizzoli, 1997); Night/Shift (Monacelli/Random House, 2009), with an introduction by Arthur C. Danto; and Dark City: Urban America at Night (Damiani, 2015), with an introduction by Geoff Dyer and LOST, New York, part of a box set series of books on world cities published in 2018 by Kris Graves Projects. She currently has a solo Public Art Exhibition entitled: Grand Central Revealed, commissioned by the MTA: Arts & Design on view in 8 large light boxes in Grand Central Terminal’s western concourse (through 2020). Her archives were acquired by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University. Her recent retrospective exhibition, which inaugurated the new photography gallery at Pratt Institute, received high praise from The New Yorker: “There’s a long, rich history of New York photographers working at night, from Berenice Abbott to Joel Meyerowitz. Saville joins their ranks with these pictures…”

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Lynn Saville

Jun 42022

Along The DUMBO Waterfront Photography Workshop

Join ICP for a workshop introducing students to the magic of taking photographs along New York’s waterways, with a focus on the DUMBO waterfront!

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Sep 212019

DUMBO at Dusk: A Low-light Twilight Photography Workshop

Join us for a hands-on workshop photographing the DUMBO neighborhood at sunset!

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Sep 162018

DUMBO at Dusk: A Low-light Twilight Photography Workshop

In partnership with the International Center of Photography (ICP), and taught by award-winning and internationally exhibited photographer Lynn Saville, this four hour photography workshop introduces students to the fundamentals of taking photographs at twilight.

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