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Gita Lenz

Lenscratch

October 12, 2012

Along with numerous boxes of prints and various boxes of negatives, there were folders of correspondence, books of photography, rolls of undeveloped film, tear sheets, published articles and several folders of poetry – essentially an abundance of evidence of a rich career and a compelling personality. 
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City Arts

October 13, 2011

As a result of Lenz’s eye for detail and compositional brilliance, each of her images takes on powerful life well beyond its particular focus. 
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B & W

March 1, 2011

The life of Gita Lenz is a testament to the tenacious—and precarious—pursuit of making art.
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npr

February 17, 2011

As is the case with so many artists, perhaps Lenz will get her recognition posthumously. 
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B & W

December 1, 2010

It has been a winding course getting here and I have alot of work yet to do but Gita’s name and her beautiful photography will be etched a little deeper in the photo cultural history.
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The New Yorker

November 1, 2010

Her images from the late nineteen-forties and fifties will remind viewers of Walker Evans, Helen Levitt, and Aaron Siskind, and the best of them are terrific—period pieces full of graphic punch and urban grit.
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The Wall Street Journal

October 23, 2010

There are portraits of individuals and of groups, but some of Ms. Lenz's most interesting pictures, all untitled, are of surrogate human beings: a doll in one, a mannequin in another, a tilting bas-relief portrait medallion in a third, and also a delightful narrow-waisted paper doll suspended for some unknown purpose in a store window.
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