Photograph by Richard Koek
Image Title: The Frick Collection, East 70th Street, Manhattan
Paper Dimensions (H x W): 13 x 17 inches (33x40.6cm)
Image Dimensions (H x W): 11 x 14 inches (28 x 35.5 cm)
Medium: Archival Inkjet Print
Year Created: 2018
Edition of 25
Signed recto, bottom right and verso in embossing stamp
A different view from a dinner organized by the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam) in the Frick Collection in 2018, NYC Manhattan. The painting that catches your eye is the marvelously assured and coquettish Portrait of the Comtesse d'Haussonville (1845) by the French Neoclassical artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres.
Dutch-Argentinean photographer Richard Koek is a visual storyteller. He shares his love of New York City and the anonymous people that live and work there on a day to day base.
In 2018 his book NEW YORK NEW YORK was published by Terralannoo. A mid-price version will arrive In 2021.
His sensibility for the complicated life in New York shows in his photos, which are rather than a decisive moment, an encouragement to viewers to form their own interpretation of his work. Every picture becomes a new narrative, unique to its beholder.
Koek decided to give up his profession as a tax lawyer to pursue his passion for photography in New York City. His work has featured in renowned titles including Interview Magazine, Stern, The New York Times and The New York Review of Books.
Richard Koek lives in New York and Amsterdam, working for various international publications, companies and non-profit organizations, and has been purchased by The National Archives of Holland, The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Royal Tropical Institute of Amsterdam.? He has exhibited work at the Photoville Festival in NYC and Fotofestival Naarden in The Netherlands.
Donated By Richard Koek