GOSTA PETERSON

   FROM THE ARCHIVE

TURN Gallery's inaugural show opens with photographer Gosta Peterson. From the archive is a solo exhibition of iconic fashion photographer Gosta Peterson's selected groundbreaking black-and-white and color photography from 1960 to 1980.  Included in this exhibition is Peterson's renowned New York Times "Fashion of the Times spread of Twiggy (first photo taken of Twiggy in America) and historic  New York Times fashion cover featuring Naomi Sims (The first African-American to grace the cover of an American magazine). From the Archive includes famous as well as never seen before works from Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Mademoiselle, Cosmopolitan, L'Officail, Look, Henri Bendel, Esquire and GQ. Peterson was born in Sweden in 1923 he arrived in New York City in 1948 and worked as an illustrator and taught himself photography. Gosta Peterson began shooting for Mademoiselle in 1958 and continue to work for them as well as other publications From 1965 to 1977 Peterson consistently works for the New York Times fashion magazine.