GERT BERLINER


Born August 25, 1924, Berlin Germany.
Lived in Sweden from 1939 to 1947.
Came to USA in 1947. Lived in New York and New Mexico.
From 1971-1976 lived in Rome and Cetona Italy.
Returned to New York in 1976. 


Photo Essays and Stills

Published in many magazines including; Harpers Bazaar, Saturday Evening Post, America illustrated, “New York” (Herald Tribune  Sunday Magazine), Book Week, The New York Times (Sunday Magazine and Book  Review Sections), Progressive Architecture, New York Magazine, Midstream, Natural History Magazine.
Also, stills, covers and portraits for many books.  

1968 “Silent Places- A Pilgrimage” 
Photographs of the Concentration and Death Camps in Eastern Europe as they are today,  With text collected and edited from poetry and other literature, both old and new, relating  to  this subject.   

1995 Exhibition “ Silent Places- A Pilgrimage” at the Kunsthaus Schoeneberg, Berlin
2007 The Society of Publication Designers, the 42nd Publication Design annual, Merit Award 
2007 Included in American Photography Annual #23 
2009 Included in "The Art of Projection" by Christopher Eamon
2014 "The Image Gallery Redux: 1959-1962", Howard Greenberg Gallery, NYC
2016 Solo exhibit of photographs “ New York the Sixties” at the Galerie Argus Fotokunst, Berlin

Photographs in Private Collections in New York, Chicago and Montreal. 


Grants

Walter K. Gutman Foundation, Inc. 1961 
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture 1968 


Teaching

1967-71 School of Visual Arts 
1967-68 New York University 
1959 Brooklyn College 


Films

1969   Photographed four Industrial Films. 
1968   Directed and photographed two Documentaries for USIA. 
1965   Directed and photographed “Euridice” by Jean Anoulh, (pilot). 
1964  “Essay on Death” photographed part of film, Directed by L.Hurwitz for N.E.T. 
1963   “O.K. End Here”, did the photography, also worked on script and production,  
           Directed by  Robert Frank. Grand Prize Winner at the Bergamo Film Festival,
           Italy 1963,  New York Film Festival Selection 1963, San Francisco Film Festival 1963. 
1961 Directed and photographed thirteen documentaries for Westinghouse TV. 
1960  “Sin of Jesus”, did the photography, Directed by Robert Frank, Spoleto Film Festival 1961.  
           Shown in London, Stockhom, Paris and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. 
1959   “Pull My Daisy”, Assistant 


Exhibitions of Paintings, One Man Shows 

Fleischman Gallery, New York 1959 and 1960 
Galleria Il Grifo, Rome, Italy 1974 
Galleria La Nouva Margutta, Rome, Italy 1975 


Shows of Paintings in Group Shows; 

Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe 
Fishbach Gallery, New York 
March Gallery, New York