ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

The Art of the Personal Project: Stephen Wilkes on Jay Maisel

By July 26, 2019 Current News, Member Spotlight

Editor’s Note: Both Stephen Wilkes and Jay Maisel are current ASMP Members.

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“A new documentary about photographer Jay Maisel is opening soon, so I thought I would share this anecdote about Jay. Don’t miss JAY MYSELF, directed by Stephen Wilkes, when it opens in theaters July 31st!”

I was sent to NYC to train as an art buyer at Scali, McCabe and Sloves with the amazing Linda Marso.

During my first week, Susan Froomer came in to show the work of her husband, Brett Froomer.  The next day, a guy came in and showed us some mediocre at best portraits and when he could tell we were not impressed, he pulled out several sheets of slides (yes, I am showing my age).

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Stephen’s film, Jay Myself, is opening at the Film Forum, 209 West Houston St. in NYC on July 31. 

Wednesday, July 31, 7:45 show

Thursday, August 1, 7:45 show

Friday, August 2, 7:45 show

Saturday, August 3, 6:00 show (Wilkes only)

Sunday, August 4, 4:10 show (Wilkes only)

To get tickets for Film Forum in NYC show, click here


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