Long Island City Preface
The urban landscape presents itself as a natural backdrop and as my subject. Photography is the medium that allows me to express my inner sensibilities. As as photographer, I am both voyeur and artist
Among the steal, the metal, the brownstone and glass that uniquely marry the historic to the modern and create this diverse urban setting and beneath layers of weathered and worn asphalt are the cobblestone stone streets of yesteryear. The streets tell a story of early 18 century settlers in horse-drawn carriages. Railway tracks tell tales of by-gone commerce at industrial factories, castles, warehouses and bakeries, while trolley cars transported the populous, providing the pulse of Long Island City, Queens… New York.
Born in Brooklyn New York and grew up in queens. a former fashion print model with studies in the performing arts Michael Huhn credits his colorful childhood as a inspiration to his chosen Fine art Photography career that specializing in portrait urban landscapes and male nudes utilizing shadow and light In a 2001 Genre magazine interview Huhn says I grew up in a stimulating environment my dad owned a bar and the patrons were some of the most eccentric characters I always preferred to look at people and pictures for me the visual told a far more Interesting story Michael released his self title book in 1992 MICHAEL HUHN PHOTOS editions Aubrey Walter London gaining him internationally acclaim and making him the youngest photographer in the world ,at the time o publish a male nude series in book form. The book success coincided with a one man show at the Leslie Lohman gallery in soho Michaels entrance into the art world was one of extreme ambition along with talent and