Monacelli Press will publish Larry Lederman’s Capturing Beauty: Gardens for a Lifetime in the fall of 2020. This follows Frederic Church’s Olana, published by Rizzoli in 2018. Lederman dedicated ten years to following Church’s footsteps with a camera around America before thoroughly photographing his Hudson home and landscape. Capturing Beauty will be his sixth book in the last eight years. The Rockefeller Family Gardens: An American Legacy covered the three gardens in New York and Maine. In 2012, Monacelli Press published Magnificent Trees of the New York Botanical Garden with Larry Lederman and in 2015 published Interior Landmarks: Treasures of New York, which featured his photographs of architecture. Mr. Lederman’s extensive photography of the New York Botanical Garden was featured in Abrams 125th Anniversary Edition of New York Botanical Garden with 200 color plates.
Lederman’s work is held by numerous corporate and private collectors and is currently on display at The New York Botanical Garden, Wave Hill , Montefiore Hospital, New York Law School, The New York School of Interior Design, The New York Landmarks Commission Offices, the Potantico Conference Center at Kykuit, the former Rockefeller family home in Tarrytown, NY and as part of the Evelyn Lauder collection at Sloan Kettering Hospital. His work hangs at Winterthur, and was used in their most recent guide to the museum.
Lederman received the Art of Travel award by Departures magazine. Town and Country, September 2019 magazine displayed six of his photographs of the Dave Brubeck home and garden, which will be part of Living Gardens.
Lederman’s most recent exhibit was the show: Celebrating the New York Botanical Garden: 125 Years at the Ross Gallery at the New York Botanical Garden. He has also shown at: the New York School of Interior Design; the Lehman College Art Gallery; the Jewish Theological Seminary; The Rockefeller Brothers Offices, all in New York; and at Olana, in Hudson, New York. His work has appeared frequently at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York’s Seagrams building; and was selected as the final show at the closing of the Four Seasons Restaurant.