Photo Archives

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MELWARFIELDMel Tanner, World War II
MELWARGUYS Mel Tanner(left) with members of his platoon
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                                                       Mel Tanner, Big Ben, London

 

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Brooklyn Museum Art School Catalog, 1950-1951
Max Beckmann (foreground), Mel Tanner (far right)
photo courtesy of The Brooklyn Museum
©1950

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Above Paintings by Mel Tanner

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Jocelyn Tanner  by Dorothy Tanner, 1952
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©The Post-Standard, Syracuse, NY
August 27,1961

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Syracuse Art Workshop
Syracuse, NY 1961

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Exhibition Brochures
Key Gallery, New York NY  (1961)

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Granite Art Gallery and Granite Art Association
co-op gallery founded by Dorothy & Mel Tanner in 1963
E. 57th Street, New York, NY

Below Photos:
Granite Gallery/Loeb Center at New York University Exhibit, 1964
The exhibition was curated by the founders of Granite Gallery, Mel and Dorothy Tanner, and included their work.The exhibition included a forum, “The New Face in Art” with Louise Nevelson, Red Grooms, Norman Carton, and Gordon Brown, the editor of Art Voices.

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Dorothy Tanner, polyester sculpture

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Mel Tanner, far right  section of photo

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“The New Face in Art” Forum

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Granite Gallery Exhibit, 1964

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Collages by Mel Tanner, circa 1965

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“Let There by Light” by Kay Murphy
©Tropic Magazine, The Miami Herald
May, 1968

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Dorothy and Mel Tanner, circa 1969
opening of the Lumonics Theatre
photos by Mickey Gallander

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Mel Tanner, looking at one of his first water fountains, 1968

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Mel Tanner, 1969

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Installation at Hi-Fi Associates, Miami, May 1969
“Decor You Can Get With” by Bill Von Maurer
©The Miami News

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“one of the most beautiful experiences in the world of art”
The Light Fantastic” by David Tedeschi
Lumonics Theatre, Miami
©The Miami Herald
November, 1970

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Mel and Dorothy Tanner, 1973
photo courtesy of Downtowner,
Miami-Dade Community College

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Mel Tanner in Miami studio, 1975

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Photograph courtesy of The Miami News
©1975

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Mel and Dorothy Tanner
photo by George Zifferblat
courtesy of Univ. of Miami Hurricane
©1976

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photos by Mark Barinholtz, 1974