The Sunday New York Post featured an article about George Kalinsky and Muhammad Ali’s friendship He became Muhammad Ali’s dear friend, a young man with a camera and a dream 50 years ago who grew into The Greatest in his field, and over the weekend, Garden photographer George Kalinsky mourned the passing of the heavyweight […]
Now on display at the New-York Historical Society are two revealing new exhibits—Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing and “I Am The King of the World”—Photographs of Muhammad Ali by George Kalinsky Sports commentator Howard Cosell and Muhammad Ali, photographed at the 5th Street Gym in Miami, Dec. 1965, by George Kalinsky, during […]
Some memorable and even legendary photographs and paintings of Muhammad Ali are in exhibit in an unlikely place, the New York Historical Society. NY1’s Roger Clark filed the following report. Even in a photograph or a watercolor painting, Muhammad Ali seems larger than life. During his career in and out of the ring, he was […]
More articles about Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali’s death in June was a reminder of what a brilliant muse he was, especially to photographers. He told us he was pretty, and he was right. But he was more than that. As images from his half-century of renown revealed anew, he had created an astonishing canvas simply […]
June 4, 2016 World-renowned photographer George Kalinsky was interviewed by New York City’s WCBS-TV following the death of Muhammad Ali. Kalinsky reflects on what Ali meant to the world and how the two of them shared a friendship that lasted half a century.
By Neil BestOriginally Published Date – June 10, 2016 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — George Kalinsky was standing on an overpass Friday, waiting for Muhammad Ali’s funeral procession to pass by, when he casually mentioned that he came up with the “rope-a-dope” strategy that led to Ali’s upset victory over George Foreman in 1974. Wait . . […]
FIT TO PRINT: As the Garden’s in-house shutterbug since 1966, Kalinsky’s shot everyone from Elvis to the pope. George Kalinsky has seen it all — through the lens of his camera.As the in-house photographer for Madison Square Garden since 1966, the legendary picture snapper has captured images of sports stars and musicians including Elvis, Muhammad […]