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The latest in the series on contemporary artists from agnes b produced since 1997. Ryan mcginley born october 17, 1977 is an american photographer living in new york city. Along with standout pieces from his road trip series, he exhibited works from new series red, brown and wheat impressions of fall and white, blue snow and ice of winter. Most of them are artists dancers, architects, photographers, actors, painters, musicians, fashion designers, choreographers, performers. In 2000, ryan mcginley, then a student, staged his first exhibition of photographs in an abandoned soho gallery. Perhaps this is not the ryan that the world sees through his celebrated photographs, a testament to all things innocent and adventurous. I remember our moment when we had our life talk in the parking lot, and i showed you my art portfolio that was in my trunk. This book is populated by photographs of my friends.1232 1330 620 95 753 1292 1314 1043 1405 149 185 1249 514 684 302 78 442 24 26 522 347 846 151 1085 554 294 923 36 78 872 1284 760 786 1238 701 1123 591 1197 289 135 1028 844 1072 235 1405 1389 1387 492 11 23