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​​Art Shay Photography

"Art Shay is one of the best photojournalists I know. I've been a fan of his work since the ​early 1950s - before the launch of Playboy magazine."  Hugh Hefner

Art Shay


​Los Angeles Times "Nelson Algren: unappreciated genius..." 10/13/14​
El Mercurio "Art Shay, el fotógrafo, ..." 5/12/14​
Slate "Stunning Photographs of American Icons" 3/25/14
The Telegraph "The Photography of Love" 2/16/14
CBS Evening News "Photos tell story of decades-long romance" 2/13/14
WTTW's Chicago Tonight, "My Florence" 2/11/14
Printers Row Journal - "The Writer Observed" 2/2/14
New City Magazine "The Many Lives of Art Shay" 1/22/14
Chicago Magazine "Life Through a Leica" 1/2014
Vimeo Staff Pick HDC's "Art Shay: The Sporting Life & Times" 6/2013
KCRW's Lisa Napoli "Almost 91, and still shooting" 3/6/2013
LAWeekly "Art Shay, Legendary Celebrity Photographer..." 3/5/2013
Chicago Live! Rick Kogan Interview with Art Shay 6/28/2012
​Chicagoist "From the Vault of Art Shay" photo blog 12/2010 - 12/2013

​​​​​​​​​​​​​ "I'm a man" Une décennie de lutte pour les droits civiques 10/2018
​New York Times The Eye of Art Shay 5/14/2018
​New York Times ...Captured the Famous and the Everyday... 5/11/2018
National Civil Rights Museum In Memoriam - Art Shay 5/5/2018 
The Guardian Art Shay: acclaimed photographer - in pictures  5/3/2018
​Photo District News Obituary : Life Photographer Art Shay 96 5/3/2018
L'œil de la photographie Grand maître de l’évocation, Art Shay.. 5/3/2018
​Chicago Tribune "Remembering Photographer Art Shay..." 4/30/2018
Chicago Sun Times "Art Shay, Legendary Photographer, dies at 96" 4/30/2018
​WTTW Chicago Tonight "..the Lasting Contributions of Art Shay.." 4/30/2018
​WBBM Morning Shift "remembering Chicago Creative..." 4/30/2018
Chicago Magazine Legendary Art Shay Tells His Remarkable Story 4/2018
My Modern Met Interview: Legendary Photographer... 12/3/17 
​Lœil da La Photographie Art Shay: 70 years in American Streets 11/15/17
Chicago Tribune Shay's Life in 2 Million (or so) photos 10/22/17
NWI-Times Algren Museum gains trove of Art Shay photos 5/20/17
720 WGN's The Download "Legendary Photographer Art Shay.." 5/3/17
Chicago Magazine "The Life of a City" 1/2017
Santa Fe New Mexican, Lens-crafty 11/25/16
Santa Fe Reporter, History Seer: Art Shay's America 11/23/16
Roosevelt News, National Endowment Award - Troublemakers 8/9/16
Chicago Reader Art Shay's new show ... 'Troublemakers'  11/4/15
​Chicago Reader "Art Shay's 'Troublemakers' preview" 9/9/15
Chicago Tribune "Photos as Love letter on Display" 3/1/15
​WBEZ's Afternoon Shift "..Art Shay on his book My Florence.." 2/10/15
Chicago Reader "Art Shay: The Man with the Golden Lens" 1/29/15