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Alan Behr

Alan Behr is a New York-based photographer who works in the documentary photography tradition. He has exhibited in the United States and Germany, including comprehensive shows from his series NY-NY-00; New York at the Turn of the Century and Naked at the Ball (Nackt Beim Ball). In 2005, Leica Gallery New York selected him to participate, along with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Riboud, Leonard Freed, Mary Ellen Mark, Constantine Manos, Ralph Gibson and others, in Witness to a Century, an exhibition of important images from the prior 100 years. He has also exhibited with Leni Riefenstahl, Peter Turnley, David Turnley, Inge Morath and Elliott Erwitt. In 2008, Alan Behr was named as one of the “Stars of Tomorrow” by fotoMAGAZIN (Germany). Alan Behr studied under Rudy Burckhardt and Lucien Clergue. His work as a photojournalist is syndicated by the Tribune Content Agency. He is a proud member of the American Society of Media Photographers.