Jeffrey Milstein

Jeffrey Milstein

Kingston, NY, United States

About Jeffrey Milstein

Jeffrey Milstein is a photographer, architect, graphic designer, and pilot. Milstein’s photographs have been exhibited and collected throughout the United States and Europe, and are currently represented in the USA by Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles and Benrubi Gallery in NYC; and in Europe by Young Gallery in Brussels and Bau-Xi Gallery in Canada. In 2008 Milstein’s work was presented in a solo show at the Ulrich Museum of Art. In 2012 his work was shown in a solo show at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Noted British photographer and critic, Martin Parr included his photographs in his curated show New Typologies. His photographs have been published in New York Times, LA Times, Harper’s, GQ, European Photography, American Photo, Eyemazing, Die Ziet, Wired, PDN, Esquire, and Condi Naste Portfolio. Abrams published Milstein’s aircraft work as a monograph in 2007, and Monacelli published his extensive body of work from Cuba as a monograph in 2010. Born in Los Angeles, where he frequently returns to shoot at the International Airport, Milstein makes his home in Woodstock, NY.


University of California at Berkeley, Bachelor of Architecture, 1968


Jeffrey Milstein, Bau-Xi Gallery, Toronto, (solo) July 2013
High Art: A Decade of Collecting, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Wash. DC, July 2013 – December 2013
AirCraft: the Jet as Art, Reagan National Airport, Washington D.C., (solo) May – December 2013
AirCraft: the Jet as Art, Bau-Xi Gallery, Toronto, (solo) September, 2012
AirCraft: the Jet as Art, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Wash. DC, Nov 2011– Nov 2012
Beyond Place, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, (group), December 2009 – March 2010
Looking Up, Ambient Projects, Las Vegas, NV, (group), December 2009 – March 2010
Globetrotting, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY, (group), September – November 2009
Aircraft: The Jet as Art, The Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS, (solo), August – December 2008
New Typologies, New York Photo Festival, curated by Martin Parr, (group), May 2008
Aircraft: The Jet as Art, Young Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, (solo), February 2008
Aircraft 2, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, (solo), April 2007
Aircraft, ego gallery, Barcelona, Spain, (solo), September - October 2006
Flight Plan, Morgan Lehman Gallery New York, NY, (group), 2006
Aircraft, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, (2 person), 2005
Cuba, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, (solo), 2005
Best of Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, (group), 2005
New Photography, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland OR, (group), 2005
Work by New Means, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, (group), 2003
Terra, Pietra e Cielo, Comunita di San Leolino, Florence, Italy, (solo) 2001
Color of Light, Klienart/James Art Center Gallery, Woodstock, NY, (solo), 1999
Jeffrey Milstein Photography, Donskoj Gallery, Kingston, NY, (solo), 1997


GQ Magazine, March 2015
Applied Arts Magazine, Photography & Illustration Award, 2015
Harper’s Magazine, February 2015
Creative Quarterly, 100 Best of 2014, 2015
Los Angeles Times, January 3, 2015
Times Herald-Record, December 27, 20
Huffington Post, August 18, 2014
Harvard Design Magazine, 2014
Creative Quarterly – 100 Best of 2013, 2014
Conde Naste Traveler, August 12, 2014
It’s in the air, Thema Luft, Dummy Verlag, 2014
Fortune, March 17, 2014
Io Donna, December 14, 2013
Be Blue Air, October-November, 2013
Chinese Photography, October, 2013
TIME Magazine, September 9, 2013
fotoMAGAZIN, September 2013
TIME Magazine, July 22, 2013
San Francisco Chronicle, July 14, 2013
Communication Arts, July/August 2013, Photography Annual first place prize in the “For Sale” category
Slate, May 14, 2013
Daily Mail, May 5 and 15, 2013
Los Angeles Times Arts & Culture, April 27, 2013
Issues in Science and Technology, Cover, Summer 2011
Idiographic, Issue One, Summer 2011
German GQ, March 2011
BRIGHT Magazine, cover, June 2010
LIBÉRATION, May 19, 2010
Cuba: Street Photographs by Jeffrey Milstein, hardcover monograph, Monacelli Press, April 2010
Esquire, September 2009
Wired Magazine, December 2008
Die Zeit Magazine, cover,
January 2008 Smithsonian Air And Space Magazine, September 2007
AirCraft: The Jet as Art, hardcover monograph, Abrams, May 2007
Eyemazing, 10 page portfolio, May 2007
Liberation, March 2007
European Photography, eight page portfolio, October 2006
PDN Photo Annual, May 2006
PDN Digital Photography Contest, First Place, 2005
American Photography 21, 2005
Photo Review, Honorable Mention 2005
Graphis PhotoAnnual, 2005
photomagazin, cover and six pages, June 2004


AT&T Collection
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Bank of America Collection
Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Muse de l'Elyse, Lausanne, Switzerland
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY, New Paltz, NY
The Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Southeast Museum of Photography, Datona Beach, FL
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT


New show at Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY, (solo), July 9 2015 – August 22 2015