Dennis Stock

American, 1928–2010

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Biography

Following his service in the United States Army, Dennis Stock began an apprenticeship with Life photographer Gjon Mili and subsequently won the first prize in the publication's Young Photographers contest. Best known for his portraits of James Dean and jazz musicians like Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington, Stock produced a diverse oeuvre—from photographs of California hippies in the 1960s to images of modern architecture in the 1990s to later work focused on abstract flowers.

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Represented by industry leading galleries.
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Solo show at a major institution
International Center of Photography (ICP)
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more