Leonard Nimoy
Photography of Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy first experienced the magic of making photographic images as a teen-ager in the early 1940s. His darkroom was the family bathroom in their small Boston apartment. His subjects were family and friends. He studied at UCLA under Robert Heineken in the early 1970s and later received an “artist in residence” appointment at the American Academy in Rome.

Mr Nimoy’s photography is included  in many museum collections, including The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Judah L. Magnes Museum, The LA County Museum of Art, the Jewish Museum of NY, The New Orleans Museum of Fine Art and The Hammer Museum.

Besides his rising stature as a major contemporary American photographer, in his spare time Mr. Nimoy moonlights as an actor, director, philanthropist, and as one of the world’s best loved and respected personalities, Mr. Spock.  (read more here)

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Leonard Nimoy (right) and gallery owner Richard Michelson

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Secret Selves, Shekhina, & The Full Body Project books.

Secret Selves

Do you have another half? Do you have a self
never revealed? Who do you think you are?

The Full Body Project

An examination of our concepts
of beauty and sexuality.


A photographic essay about
the feminine presence of God.

Eye Contact


Classic Nudes
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Dance Series


Self Portraits
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Hand Series


The Black and White Series


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Egg Series


Borghese Series


Early Work


Listen to Leonard Nimoy read the children's book Too Young for Yiddish by Richard Michelson.
"One of the best Jewish children's books published in recent memory, and one of the top 25 ever published."
-Detroit Jewish News

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