"Ornithurae Vol. 1" Olsen Gruin NY 2017
Leila Jeffreys striking portraits of the pigeons and doves of New Guinea and Australia form part of Leila Jeffreys’ first USA exhibition, Ornithurae Volume 1, at Olsen Gruin, New York, October - 12 November 2017. Opened by Brooke Shields.
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Words by Lucy Munro
20 October 2017
Calling all twitchers – the annual Aussie Backyard Bird Count is happening again this month! With the scent of Spring in the air, there’s never been a better excuse to dust off those binoculars and get outside to ogle the amazing assortment of life circling our skies. To celebrate this great event and the glory of birds in general, we caught up with the amazing Leila Jeffreys.
A Shaded View on Fashion.com
Text by Valerie McPhail
22 October 2017
Arriving to the Olsen Gruin, for the opening reception of Leila Jeffreys’ “Ornithurae Volume 1,” I opened the door to the sound of birds chirping, and smiled. As I walked the gallery, a location characteristically austere in appearance, the portraits of birds transformed the space into a sanctuary...
28 February 2018
Photographer Leila Jeffreys doesn’t just take stunning photographs of beautiful birds, she captures their unique personalities revealing the different ways in which each one is a superbirb...
Story Anna Christensen
27 October 2017
In a gallery in the gritty maze of Manhattan's Lower East Side, the usual celebrity suspects are swooping in. But they're gazing at a flock of birds even more beautiful than they are.
High Heel Jungle
26 October 2017
I remember the first time I saw Leila Jeffreys work. I was strolling through Jonathan Adler’s store in West Hollywood and hanging large and luminously on the wall was a photograph of a budgerigar. Dignified and poised, his plume of green feathers an explosion of color and a true celebration of nature at it’s most magnificent. I had never seen a bird photographed in such a regal, almost humanlike pose; as if he had arrived at his portrait session determined to be captured in all his glory.
Journal du design, France
24 October 2017
Leila Jeffreys est une photographe qui vit et travaille à Sydney, elle voue une véritable passion pour la faune et en particulier les oiseaux colorés. Leila se spécialise donc dans la photographie de ses amis à plume et signe une série de portraits mettant en exergue la beauté singulière de chacun de ces oiseaux.