Jay Maisel

Jay Meisel
Jay Maisel (born January 18, 1931) is an American photographer.wikipedia
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International Center of Photography

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His awards include the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Media Photographers, and the Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography.

Abraham Lincoln High School (Brooklyn)

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Maisel (pronounced may'-zel') was born on January 18, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York City and attended Abraham Lincoln High School where he studied under Leon Friend.

Leon Friend

Maisel (pronounced may'-zel') was born on January 18, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York City and attended Abraham Lincoln High School where he studied under Leon Friend.
Former students include Sheila de Brettville, Seymour Chwast, Jay Meisel, Irving Penn, and Alex Steinwiess.

Andy Baio

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In 2009, Andy Baio created an image based on the original Kind of Blue album cover for the cover of a chiptune tribute album titled Kind of Bloop.
The album's cover was a pixel art version of the original album's cover, which consisted of a photograph taken by Jay Maisel.

Germania Bank Building (New York City)

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For almost 50 years Maisel lived with his family in the historic Germania Bank Building on the Bowery in lower Manhattan.
In 1966, it sold the building to Jay Maisel, a commercial photographer, who purchased it under the name Archival, Inc.

Art Directors Club Hall of Fame

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His awards include the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Media Photographers, and the Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography.

American Society of Media Photographers

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His awards include the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Media Photographers, and the Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography.

Brooklyn

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Maisel (pronounced may'-zel') was born on January 18, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York City and attended Abraham Lincoln High School where he studied under Leon Friend.

New York City

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Maisel (pronounced may'-zel') was born on January 18, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York City and attended Abraham Lincoln High School where he studied under Leon Friend.

Cooper Union

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He studied painting and graphic design at Manhattan's Cooper Union and at Yale University, and became a photographer in 1954.

Yale University

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He studied painting and graphic design at Manhattan's Cooper Union and at Yale University, and became a photographer in 1954.

Miles Davis

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One of Maisel's most notable images is his photograph of Miles Davis that appears on the cover of Davis's album Kind of Blue (1959).

Kind of Blue

One of Maisel's most notable images is his photograph of Miles Davis that appears on the cover of Davis's album Kind of Blue (1959).

Chiptune

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In 2009, Andy Baio created an image based on the original Kind of Blue album cover for the cover of a chiptune tribute album titled Kind of Bloop.

Bowery

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For almost 50 years Maisel lived with his family in the historic Germania Bank Building on the Bowery in lower Manhattan.

Manhattan

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For almost 50 years Maisel lived with his family in the historic Germania Bank Building on the Bowery in lower Manhattan.

New York (magazine)

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New York magazine called it "maybe the greatest real-estate coup of all time".

Aby Rosen

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In February 2015, the building was sold for $55 million to developer Aby Rosen.

Documentary film

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A 2019 film, Jay Myself, documents Maisel's life and his move from the building.

Lucie Awards

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Scott MacLeay

He gained notoriety in the early 1980s for his color series Attitudes incorporating detail-free, graphic figures in flat two-dimensional fields, first exhibited in 1980 at the Space Gallery of Pete Turner, Ernst Haas, Jay Maisel in New York.

Michael Ernest Sweet

He is the author of two street photography monographs, The Human Fragment, which earned him praise from photographers Jay Maisel and Roger Ballen, as well as the attention of New York arts writer and critic Michael Musto, and Michael Sweet's Coney Island, which received praise from photographer Martin Parr.

Penny Wolin

Penny photographed and interviewed more than 70 of the leading and most original Jewish-American photographers in history, including Lillian Bassman, Jo Ann Callis, Lauren Greenfield, Elinor Carucci, Lois Greenfield, Bruce Davidson, Annie Leibovitz, Herman Leonard, Helen Levitt, Jay Maisel, Joel Meyerowitz, Arnold Newman, Robert Frank and Joel-Peter Witkin.