Ryan McGinley | the artist




The artist Ryan McGinley
Born 1977, Ramsey, New Jersey, USA.
Lives and works in New York.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Artist’s website
In 1999, Ryan McGinley, then a graphic design major at Parsons School of Visual Arts in New York, sent his 50-page home-cooked book of urban idyllic photographs The Kids Are Alright, which he had produced on his desktop computer, to 100 magazine editors and artists he admired…
While he is best known for capturing intimate and everyday images of his extended family of friends (including skateboarders, graffiti artists, and lovers) in and around the Lower East Side, McGinley has been working almost exclusively in natural settings outside of New York City over the past nine months…
Saatchi Gallery
Ryan McGinley’s "snapshots" have been evolving steadily since his guerilla show at 420 West Broadway in 2000. In the intervening eight years he has moved away from an artistic practice that was the soul of casual and towards an elaborated production schedule that raises the ante on “being there…


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