Celebrated photographer Dennis Stock built his reputation capturing portraits of Hollywood legends, such as Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn, as well as jazz luminaries, such as Billie Holiday. Curated from Stock’s impressive archive at Magnum Photos, DENNIS STOCK PHOTOGRAPHS will feature rarely seen black and white photographs portraying some of the most intriguing subjects in American cinema, music, and counterculture. Dennis Stock is particularly recognized for his substantial body of images of the talented and tragically fated James Dean, which will figure prominently into the Milk Gallery exhibition. DENNIS STOCK PHOTOGRAPHS will present the rare opportunity to view intimate portraits of the American film icon and others.
"Discovery, which is the heartbeat of good photography, occurs more readily when the photographer relinquishes self-consciousness for a state of humility and childlike wonderment. Then there is a greater freshness and purity in what you capture on film." -Dennis Stock