ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

Martha Cooper Solo Exhibition Reveals Many Unseen ‘Action Shots’ in New York

Cross-posted from the Huffington Post

[by Jaime Rojo and Stephen Harrington, Contributor]

Editor’s Note: ASMP applauds the creative work of Life Member and legendary street art photographer, Martha Cooper, in her current exhibit at the Steven Kasher Gallery in New York.

An intrepid photographer who has launched a million dreams (and perhaps a few thousand careers) in graffiti and Street Art with her photography that captured crucial and seminal aspects of our culture that others overlooked.

That is just one way of seeing this brand new collection of images by Martha Cooper that is spread across one wall featuring artists at work, sometimes intimately. Here is where you see 102 individual shots of artists at work, a stunning testament to the range of art-making techniques that are practiced in the public realm, as well as a testament to the passion and curiosity of the woman behind the lens.

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