Tearsheet Time Capsule:  Popular Photography – 1985

Being a card carrying subscriber to Popular Photography magazine, it was a thrill to have a portfolio of my collages published in 1985. The NYC Marathon collage from 1983 was actually the third attempt. In the Fall of 1979, a few months out of school, I hustled myself to the Verrazano bridge at the start of the Marathon, only to learn a lesson about credentials and access. I ended up picking a random spot on the route in Bay Ridge, and made the other collage seen here. In 1982 I was more prepared, but had some kind of wild exposure and processing fail. Take three was successful. I revisited the Marathon a couple of times after that, including doing a large installation piece for the ESPN Zone Restaurant in Times Square in 1999. The other published collages are from 1981 and 83, from three of my favorite photo haunts: the New York Botanical Gardens, Cape Cod, MA and Highland Lake, NY.

NYC MARATHON 1982 – 16″ X 20″ C Type Contact Print, Ed. 10
JAPANESE MAPLE 1983 – 11″ X 14″ C Type Contact Print, Ed. 10
SHORELINE, CAPE COD 1981 – 11″ X 14″ C Type Contact Print, Ed. 10
CANOE, HIGHLAND LAKE 1983 – 11″ X 14″ C Type Contact Print, Ed. 10

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David McGlynn

David McGlynn is an artist living and working in New York City and Beverly, MA. Born and raised in the Bronx, NY, he received a BFA from SUNY Purchase in 1979.  Mr. McGlynn enjoys success as both a fine art photographer and as a professional commercial photographer. His specialty is photo collage, and he has been refining his unique style for the better part of three decades. He has shown his work at several group and solo shows, including the Alternative Museum, Queens Museum, Hudson River Museum, Luring Augustine Gallery, the Neuberger Museum and Broadway Windows. His work is included in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Erie Art Museum, the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Forbes Gallery Collection, and various private collections. In addition, he has created large-scale works for permanent installation for a variety of clients, including Disney/ESPN Zone restaurants, Fox Network headquarters, and AT&T Corporate Headquarters.  His work has appeared in publications including WIRED, Newsweek, Time, Money, Forbes, Vibe, ESPN, New York Times, Traveler, Popular Science and Metropolitan Home. Corporate and advertising clients include Miller Brewing Company, ‘Absolut McGlynn’ for Absolut Vodka, Kodak Funsaver cameras, Compaq, American Express, Disney, Dime Bank, Polygram/Mercury Records, and the World Financial Center. Mr. McGlynn has received several awards including: American Photography Annual 7, 10, 11, 35; Society of Publication Designers Annual 18, 23, 27, 28 and 30; Graphis Poster and Graphis Digital. Portfolio spreads of his artwork have been published in: Life Magazine, Popular Photography, Idea (Japan), Photo Magazine (France), and Photo District News.