Closing the New York City Gallery Space

Since 2009, sepiaEYE has showcased a wide spectrum of 20th-century and contemporary photo-based works, installations, and videos, including over 50 exhibitions in New York City.

The theme of one of our shows, Rectangular Squares (2014) was about framing and focus in photography—as in life. It served as a strong testament to the thoughtful brilliance and talent of the artists of which we have had the honor to exhibit. 

And now it is time to reframe sepiaEYE.

In order to better support these visionary artists, we are refocusing our efforts and have closed our physical space in Chelsea. We will continue to curate, exhibit, and promote our gallery artists, along with new international projects underlining our commitment to the art of photography.

With much gratitude and appreciation to our artists, friends, collectors, curators, and public who have supported us over the years. We look forward to keeping you in our community as we embark on our next adventures.

Please continue to follow our projects and artists through our website,, social media, and email. 

Esa Epstein & the sepiaEYES:
Akemi Yoneyama, Sayuri Rupani-Hayes, Melanie Roberts, Yashna Kaul, Nandinee Phookan, Benedetta Buffetti, Efren Olivares, Sarah Goldberg & Russell Barsanti.

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Soumya Sankar Bose selected for 2019 Joop Swart Masterclass

September 17-21, 2019

Chosen from the 245 candidates nominated in March 2019, the World Press Photo Foundation is pleased to announce the participants selected for the 26th edition of the Joop Swart Masterclass. Soumya Sankar Bose has been selected as one of the final 12 for the 2019 Joop Swart Masterclass that will be held mid-September at the World Press Photo Foundation in Amsterdam.

The Joop Swart Masterclass is the World Press Photo Foundation’s best known educational program. It encourages new and diverse approaches to documentary, visual journalism, and storytelling. Run as an immersive and interactive educational experience, the Joop Swart Masterclass enables the exchange of knowledge and experience in a meeting place for practitioners who often work alone.

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World Press Photo Foundation
Haarlemmerweg 4,
1014 BE Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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Sunil Gupta in Art after Stonewall, 1969–1989

April 24–July 20, 2019

Curated by Jonathan Weinberg, Tyler Cann, and Drew Sawyer, "Art after Stonewall, 1969–1989" will be presented in two parts: at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery and the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprisings, the exhibition features over 200 works of art and related visual materials exploring the impact of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) liberation movement on visual culture. Works from Sunil Gupta's “Christopher Street, New York 1976” will be on view.

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Grey Art Gallery
New York University
100 Washington Square East
New York, NY 10003

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Soumya Sankar Bose in Refest 2019

March 14-16, 2019

Works from Soumya Sankar Bose's series, Full Moon on a Dark Night will be on view at Refest 2019.

Inspired by the subconscious, Full Moon on a Dark Night shares stories from the artist’s LGBT friends in India – their rights, dreams, and desires. In a society that prevents them from living a ‘normal’ life, this work imagines a world in which freedom to live according to one’s own desires exists for all.

Refest is CultureHub's annual festival that brings artists, activists, and technologists together to explore our role in re-shaping the future.

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CultureHub NYC
47 Great Jones St. 3rd + 4th Fl.
New York, NY 10012 USA

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