Sunday, January 05, 2020

Photographs by Frank Van Riper at Waverly


A TALE OF FOUR CITIES — New York, Paris, Venice and Washington

Photographs by Frank Van Riper

January 5 - February 8, 2020  

Opening Reception: Friday, January 10th, 6 - 9 pm
Artist’s Talk: Sunday, January 19th, 1 - 3 pm
Journalist and documentary photographer Frank Van Riper will present work spanning four great cities and more than five decades in this solo exhibition.
“In these photographs, I have tried to avoid visual clich├ęs,” Van Riper said. “For me, a photo of any beautiful or dramatic place always is improved by the people who are in it.” The earliest photos are from Van Riper’s hometown of New York City, followed by images he made during extended visits to Paris in the 1980s. The New York-Paris work is featured in his new book of photographs and essays, Recovered Memory: New York and Paris 1960-1980 (Daylight Books). His Venice photos were made over six years beginning in 2000 during a documentary photography project with his wife, photographer and sculptor Judith Goodman, that ultimately produced their bestselling book Serenissima: Venice in Winter (Grafiche Vianello Libri).
Waverly Street Gallery
4600 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814

Open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6 pm
Ample parking in the county lot next door: park free on the weekends.
The Bethesda Metro takes you almost to their door.