Gonzalez, Efrain John

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Gonzalez, Efrain John

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Efrain John Gonzalez was born in the Bronx, raised in Long Island, moved to Manhattan in 1975, and settled in Park Slope, Brooklyn in 1979. A photographer since secondary school at Holy Trinity High, he has studied Photography at the School of Visual Arts, and at New York Institute of Technology at Old Westbury. He studied Photoshop software at The New School. He dropped out of college to drive a taxi and to begin his exploration of New York City. His work has been published in the New York Times, Time Out Magazine, and in the Village Voice, among other publications. Gonzales is represented in the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York. His publications include a volume of tattoo photography INK & STEEL (Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., c. 2012) and a forthcoming book of nighttime photography of New York City's Meatpacking District during the 1980s.


New York City, New York, USA

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18 December 2020


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