John Jonas Gruen

Born: 1926

Hometown: Enghien-les-Bains, France

Lives and Works: New York, NY

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/JohnJonasGruen

Education: MA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1950
BA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1949

John Jonas Gruen Bio

About The Artist

John Jonas Gruen wrote about culture for the New York Herald Tribune, New York Magazine, The New York Times, Vogue, ARTnews, Architectural Digest, and Dance Magazine. His photographs are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton. The Whitney Museum owns hundreds of Gruen photographs and held a 2010 exhibition of his work entitled Facing the Artist: Portraits by John Jonas Gruen, which was organized by Elisabeth Sussman, the museum's Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography. His photographs of the World Trade Center tragedy were exhibited at the Middlebury College Museum of Art (2011). Additionally, he has had solo (and two-person) exhibitions Guild Hall in East Hampton (1999), the Hammond Museum in North Salem (2000), the Southampton Historical Museum in Southampton (2004), and the Hecksher Museum of Art in Huntington (2000). His works are in many prominent public collections.

With camera and pen in hand, Gruen documented the scene in newsprint and his books including, The New Bohemia (1966), The Party's Over Now (1972), The Artist Observed (1991), and his memoir, Callas Kissed Me. . . Lenny Too! (2008).

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John Jonas Gruen Permanent Collections

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Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

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