Russian-American History Month

in New York State (April 2016)

Dawn of Manned Space Exploration

An exhibition of photographs by Leonid Lazarev, presented by the Kolodzei Art Foundation

Monday, March 21, 2016 to Friday, May 20, 2016
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Harriman Institute Atrium
420 West 118th Street, 12th Floor

unnamedLeonid Lazarev is a well‐known Russian photographer, born in 1937 in Moscow. In 1957 he received the Second Prize of International Photo Competition during the 6th World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow. He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Cinematography (VGIK). Leonid Lazarev is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including Soviet Woman Magazine (1960), USSR Photo Exhibition (1961, 1962), the International Competition by New Time magazine in 1974, and participant of many exhibitions, including solo shows at PhotoSouz Gallery in Moscow (2008), at Angel Orensanz Foundation in New York (2010); at Russian Cultural Center (Washington DC). From 1961 to 1984 he worked for the International Youth and Students Festival in USSR as the special events photographer for USSR Ministry of Culture. Since 1985 he works as a syndicated photographer with freelance assignments for the Moscow City Department of Cultural Affairs. Photographs by Leonid Lazarev are featured in many publications and books, including Leonid Lazarev: Selected Photographs (2008) and Leonid Lazarev: Moscow ‐ Waiting for the Future (2009). Leonid Lazarev lives and works in Moscow.

Exhibit viewing hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm, (3/21-5/20)

Opening reception: Monday, March 21, 6:00 pm

One comment on “Dawn of Manned Space Exploration

  1. Artem Mirolevich
    February 24, 2016

    Looking forward to this show!

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