The Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Deputy Chair for Art
Location: VC 7228
Leonard Sussman (MFA, Pratt Institute) is a Professor of Art at Baruch College. He is a fine-art photographer and has photographed the Italian landscape for many years, including the island of Sardinia. Recently, he has returned to the urban scene, in Berlin, Germany and in New York City, and is currently working in digital color as well as black and white.
Previous projects have included: lower Manhattan, the New York subway system, and the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. He had many exhibits at the Witkin Gallery in New York, as well as in numerous other venues including recent one-person exhibits in Berlin, Lyon, Rome, and New York City. His work is in many permanent collections including the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; the Brooklyn Museum; Citicorp, New York; the Gund collection in Boston; Italian Foundation for Photography in Turin; and the Yale University Art Gallery.
His work was included in The Witkin Gallery 25, a limited-edition book celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Witkin Gallery (New York: Lumiere Press, 1994); Paesaggi Italiani del’900 (Milan: Federico Motta Editore, 2000); Torino Fotografia 91-Biennale Internazionale-Alle Americhe e Ritorno (Milan: Federico Motta Editore, 1991); Camera International (Summer 1987); and many other publications.
Seventy of his photographs of Sardinia were combined with selections of Sardinian poetry in his monograph: Sardinia, that was published in Sardinia in 2000.