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Nailya Alexander Gallery celebrates the 75th birthday of renowned American photographer George Tice with the exhibition George Tice: 60 Years of Photography, opening on Wednesday, September 18th, 6-8pm, at the Fuller Building, 41 East 57th Street, Suite 704 (corner of Madison Avenue). The exhibition will run through November 5th, 2013. Gallery hours are 11am-6pm, Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.

Exhibited internationally, George Tice’s work is represented in over one hundred museum collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Newark Museum. George Tice’s first show in New York was at the Underground Gallery in 1965. In 1972, he had a one-man show Paterson, New Jersey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The International Center of Photography exhibited George Tice: Urban Landscapes in 2002.

​Tice has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Media Museum (UK), the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, as well as commissions from the Field Museum of Natural History; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and MoMA.

He has published seventeen books, including the following that are available at the gallery: Fields of Peace (1998); George Tice: Selected Photographs 1953-1999 (2001); Lincoln (1984); Hometowns: An American Pilgrimage (1988); Stone Walls, Grey Skies: A Vision of Yorkshire (1993); George Tice: Urban Landscapes (2002); Common Mementos (2005); Paterson II (2006); Ticetown (2007); and Seacoast Maine (2009). His forthcoming collection, Seldom Seen, will contain one hundred previously unpublished photographs in book form and will be released at the gallery opening.

Our exhibition will take place in conjunction with the exhibitions Seeing Beyond the Moment: The Photographic Legacy and Gifts of George Tice at the Newark Museum (September 18, 2013- February 2, 2014) and Without Adornment: Photographs by George Tice (September 9 – December 13, 2013) at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey.