“George what is your biggest fear?”
“Loosing a child” he replied without a moment’s hesitation.
“After that” I asked
“Loosing my negatives. You know I nearly did once….”
A message from an Archivist… Earlier this year while going through George’s correspondence I found an email from Liesel Vinka Photo + Media Editor and Archivist with the Rockefeller Archive Center asking permission to use George’s photo, Children gather outside
George Zimbel is alive and well … he has retired from public life his children are managing his archive. You can contact him here: https://georgezimbel.com/contact/ George is no longer printing, instead he has been writing poetry since his beloved wife
George posted this a few years ago. Both of these men were very familiar to him so he thought everyone would have an idea of what they thought. For those of you, like me, who only have a vague idea
I am having an exhibit at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts from September 2015-Jan 2016. At the same time a book of my photographs titled MOMENTO has been beautifully printed by Black Dog Press of London, and last but certainly
Girl Among the Books ©George S. Zimbel 1969.2014I have been photographing readers for over 60 years, but this is my favorite. I love children, I love books,… what more is there to say. A note: I normally don’t go looking
I learned from Bob Stein’s assignments that an “ordinary” subject could lead to seriously interesting photographs . He did not always agree with my choice but he explained why. He had his vision. He went by it.