Rediscovered in his eighth decade, Frank Paulin (b. 1926) is renowned for uniquely documenting fleeting human moments of humor and poetry, often against the backdrop of gritty urban scenes. His iconic work is in numerous collections including the MoMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Yale University Art Gallery.

Other prominent collections include: American Art Museum, Washington D.C.; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL; Carnegie Museums, Pittsburg, PA; Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH; City of New York; Facades of the Court Houses (25) of all Five Boroughs, New York, NY; City of New York, Official Portraits (150) of the Sitting Judges of the Court System (Supreme, Surrogate and Appellate), New York, NY; Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA; Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA; Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN; Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Arlington, NY; Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; Harn Museum of Art at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Harry Ransom Center at University Of Texas, Austin, TX; Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH; Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemet, Hungary; Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Kresge Art Museum, Lansing, MI; Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL; Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT; Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Museum of the City of New York, New York City; Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL; Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; Patricia and Philip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY; Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC; Spencer Museum of Art at university of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA.

Paulin’s work is represented by Bruce Silverstein Gallery. Established in 2001, the Bruce Silverstein Gallery’s principal focus is the representation of an international roster of contemporary artists as well as established artists of great influence.

Based in New York, NY, USA

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