Robert Goldstein attended the School of Visual Arts, NYC, USA 1978 - 1981. Leaving NYC in
1984 he began a career in fashion photography and landed his first job with Italian Vogue,
working with Manuela Pavesi on numerous fashion stories. Work with various other
international fashion magazines followed.
Leaving Italy for London he changed direction from fashion to reportage. In 1991 he began
freelancing and worked with Colin Jacobsen on the Saturday Supplement for the Independent
Newspaper. In 1993-4 Goldstein worked with UK Unicef in South Sudan. Subsequently a show
of his South Sudan photos, was exhibited at the Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK. A solo show
at Smiths Gallery, London, followed. Alongside this work Goldstein photographed in the music
industry, in theatre, in film and advertising, also working for various publications including GQ
and Vanity Fair.
While continuing his commercial work he begun teaching photography at Chalcot, BESD School
in Camden, inner city, London. ( Behavioural, Emotional and Social Disorders). During this time
Goldstein documented the everyday life of the school. An exhibition of his and the students
photography was exhibited at the Cork St Gallery, West End, London.
STILL, Goldstein’s new exhibition,2013, draws together the raw and the refined at the Whitfield
Fine Art Gallery, London . Images selected from a body of work spanning several decades. His
eye travels geographically, emotionally and politically, his vision and singular ability to embed
the image into the viewer’s memory remains Still