Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

03/1/17– 05/28/17

Early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.


Opening Reception

Saturday, March 4, 2—5 P.M.

Members’ Hour: 2—3 P.M., Public Opening: 3—5 P.M.


Artist Talk: Photographing Animals with Robin Schwartz

Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. —12 p.m. 

Robin Schwartz will discuss how to photograph animals in a variety of situations, as well as her long term portrait project of her daughter Amelia. Free with museum admission. RSVP at or 718-816-4506.

Image: Robin Schwartz, Minnie, 1989, Stump-tailed macaque, female, 13 years old, © Robin Schwartz 

  • Robin Schwartz, Charlie, 1988, Chimpanzee, female, 5 years old, Copyright Robin Schwartz
  • Robin Schwartz, Josh, Hermonie, Alexis, Rene and Ewok, 1988, Chimpanzees, all under 1 year old, Copyright Robin Schwartz
  • Robin Schwartz, Shibu, 1989, Crab-eating macaque, male, 18 months old, Copyright Robin Schwartz