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Patterns of Interest: Photography by Stephen Mallon

March 1, 2015 @ 11:00 am - March 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm


The Kimmel Galleries of New York University are pleased to present Patterns of Interest: Photography by Stephen Mallon, Included in this exhibit are 20 photographic works by artist Stephen Mallon, whose work bridges the gap between fine art and photojournalism. Patterns of Interest is on view through March 16, 2015, with the opening reception on February 6, from 6-8pm. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public. For more info, please see the Facebook page.

Kimmel Galleries are located at the Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, 8th Floor. [Subways A,C,E, B,D,M to West 4th Street; 6 line to Astor Place; R train to 8th Street.]. For all press and sales inquiries, please contact Ms. Pamela Jean Tinnen, curator for the Kimmel Galleries: Pam.Tinnen@nyu.edu or 212.998.4950, 347.634.2938.

Throughout his career, he has covered a variety of different photojournalistic projects with a keen, and artistic eye. From Salvage of Flight, a series of photographs documenting the salvaging of the US Air flight that airline captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger managed to safely emergency¬ land in the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, to most notably, Next Stop the Atlantic, wherein he photographed the use of deaccessioned subway cars being repurposed as coral reefs, Mallon has pushed the boundaries of documentary photograph both in subject, composition and execution.

In Patterns of Interest, the works are further re-contextualized; intentionally taken out of their respective, larger bodies of work, in order to subvert context and allow the viewer to concentrate and meditate on the individual compositions expressed and the patterns illustrated in the plastic, concrete and steel.

About Stephen Mallon:
In 2009, Mallon made a big splash with “Brace for Impact: The Salvage of Flight 1549,” The images Mallon produced during his two¬ week effort with Weeks Marine have been in exhibitions in New York, Miami, St. Louis, and Philadelphia and featured on television such as MSNBC, NBC, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, and CBS News. In 2010 Stephen’s following solo exhibition “Next Stop Atlantic” was received with great praise from the likes of The New York Times, National Public Radio, GQ, The Atlantic, and Fast Company. This body of work has been shown at the Look 3 photo festival in Charlottesville, Miami, St. Louis, and Rome. Mallon’s short film, “A Bridge Delivered,” about the transportation and installation of the new Willis Avenue Bridge was created from over 30,000 still images. Mallon’s photos have been honored by Communication Arts, Photo District News, The New York Photo Festival, the Lucie Awards, International Color Awards, and Photo Lucida’s Critical Mass top 50. He is also a leader in the photo community. Since 2002, he has been a board member of the New York chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers and served as president from 2006 to 2009.

About the Kimmel Galleries: Established in 2003, Kimmel Galleries are dedicated to providing visually dynamic and thought provoking exhibitions. They are free and open to the public. For more information on tours, the artists or price inquiries, please contact the Curator, Pam Jean Tinnen, at 212 298 4950, or pam.tinnen@nyu.edu.

Past exhibitions include: HOUSE: HOME; Field Season: records, wandering perspectives, side notes, a selection of photographs from Abydos, by Greg Maka, Amanda Kirkpatrick and Gus Gusciora; Preconceived Notions; and Perspectives: A photography exhibit about traveling and living in our world; among others; DITTO: WORKS IN BLUE, Shira Toren, among others.

Gallery Hours

Monday – Friday
11 AM to 7 PM
Saturday & Sunday
1 PM – 6 PM


The Kimmel Galleries of New York University


Kimmel Galleries, Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10012 United States
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