John Brook

The life and work of an almost-lost-forever fine art photographer.

John Brook self portrait

The Life of John Brook

John's bio is here.

Untitled circular image

John's Circular Images

Information and images here.

John's Portrait of Boston Artists

From the December 1947 issue of ARTnews. Boston Expressionists include: Karl Zerbe, Carl Pickhardt, Reed Champion, Kahlil Gibran, John Northey, Esther Geller, Thomas Fransioli, Ture Bengtz, Giglio Dante, Maud Morgan, and Lawrence Kupferman.
Location: Ten Artists and Karl Zerbe, from the exhibit, Thirty Massachusetts Painters in 1947, Institute of Modern Art, Boston


John Brook's book, "Along the Riverrun,” depicts loving relationships between people. His work is included in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MoMA The Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and many others.
Notation: “The Power of Seeing Portfolio", a portfolio of 20 contemporary photographs, Life Magazine, 30th anniversary special double issue on photography, Dec. 23, 1966, p.145

More of John's photos

John worked in a variety of styles and media during his lifetime.

Two Solitudes

The mission

Photography Collectors, Educators, and Curators Thom Adams, Jim Fitts, Jessica Roscio, Gary Samson, Jason Landry, and Yoav Horesh have been working to reintroduce the world to a once prominent photographer from Boston.
His name was John Brook.

Contact the team

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