Artist of the moment…photographer Victor Schrager

Victor Schrager is a wonderful American photographer born in Bethesda, Maryland in the year 1950. Schrager is renown for his work and imagery dealing with books and also for his work in the genre of making photographs of the still life an expressive fine art medium of choice. For the works with books he generally uses an old book with a very used hardcover.

For his collegiate education the artist attended Harvard.

When the Whitney Biennial held its first photography session the artist was included. (1981)

Started off working with color and over the years has made the switch to black and white and now has again focused on color. It depends on the subject matter the artist is working with.

Some well acclaimed series include a series done on birds.

Schrager is based out of New York City.

Winner of fellowships from the Guggenheim and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Has works included in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Whitney Museum of Art in New York City, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and San Francisco Museum of Art.

price range information : Most work between $1,000 and $4,000.

Schrager has been the photographer for books including this one titled “Melons for the Passionate Grower.” Still life photography is perfect for this book!


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