Vol. 1, Issue 1
17 October, 1999

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John Hersey was born in New York City in 1943. After studying with Charles Cole and Victor De Pau, Hersey entered Yale University where he majored in Art and Architecture. During this period he also worked for the architect John M. Johansen, studied drawing at Stanford University and philosophy of art and painting at the University of California at Berkeley.

After obtaining his B.A. from Yale, Hersey entered the Yale School of Architecture, studied protography with Walker Evans and later established a studio in New York City in 1971. In 1984, having previously moved his studio to Millbrook, N.Y., Hersey opened Gallery Hirondelle in New York City, representing contemporary work from Soho-based artists. In 1989, he particpated in a Tupelo workshop in Botswanna, South Africa, which was sponsored by the Johannesburg Art Foundation. He recently traveled with his son to China in search of his father's birthplace. He continues to live and work in Millbrook.


Nanjing, Yangtzee River, China, 1997
Woosung, Yangtzee River, China, 1997
Three Gorges Dam Site, Yangtzee River, China, 1997
Xiling Gorge, Yangtzee River, China, 1997