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Solo exhibition of Dutch-American photographer Richard Koek on view at Eduard Planting Gallery
Richard Koek, East River State Park, Brooklyn. Courtesy Eduard Planting Gallery.


AMSTERDAM.- Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam presents from 5 May until 30 June 2018 a solo exhibition of Dutch-American photographer Richard Koek. The visual storyteller shares his love of New York City and the inspiring people that live there by communicating with them through the lens. Recently, his first monograph 'New York New York' has been released.

The sensibility for the complicated life in New York shows in his photos, which are, rather than a decisive moment, an encouragement to viewers to form their own interpretation of his work. Every picture becomes a new narrative, unique to its beholder.

Richard Koek (Ilpendam, 1965) decided to give up his profession as a tax lawyer to pursue his passion for photography in New York City. He currently lives in New York and Amsterdam, working for various publications, companies and non-profit organizations.

The photography of Richard Koek has been featured in renowned titles including The Independent, Interview Magazine, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times and Stern. His work has been purchased by The National Archives of Holland, The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam.

Eduard Planting Gallery | Fine Art Photographs in Amsterdam specializes in selling and buying photographs by (inter)nationally well-known artists. Besides that, the gallery regularly gives attention to upcoming talent. This creates an interesting mix and contrast between famous and unknown photographers. That same tense mix applies to the different styles and periods the photographs descends from, to the different materials used and the manner of framing.





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