Congratulations to Carrie Mae Weems, one of the recipients of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowships! Carrie Mae Weems is an accomplished photographer, filmmaker, and activist living and working in Syracuse, NY. As she told the New York Times recently, Ms. Weems expects to put her fellowship toward a “fictional autobiography.” This year Ms. Weems turns 60, and it is interesting to … Read More
Photographer and Wall Street Journal contributor William Meyers reviewed Pieter Hugo’s recent gallery show. Read the full article here.
Three top Chelsea galleries have debuted major exhibitions over the past week. Laumont is proud to be associated with these artists and their important season-opening shows. New work by English artist Susan Derges will be on display through October 26th at the Danziger Gallery. According to the press release, Derges “melds internal experience with the external landscape, the viewer is … Read More
After almost a decade since its conception, Pieter Hugo‘s new exhibition, Kin, opens this evening. This series of photographs “confronts complex issues of colonization, racial diversity and economic disparity in Hugo’s homeland of South Africa,” according to the Yossi Milo Gallery: Kin is the artist’s personal exploration of South Africa through landscapes, portraits and still life photography. Hugo depicts locations … Read More
Yesterday, The Museum of Art at RISD opened its latest exhibition Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion. Featuring over 200 objects – including paintings, works on paper, and clothing – the exhibition is the first of its kind to focus on the persona and history of the distinctively dressed figure of the dandy. Featured in the multi-faceted exhibition are 3 large pigment … Read More
On view from March 29th through April 19th in Christie’s Private Sales Gallery at Rockefeller Center, is a collection of photographs by Sante D’Orazio. Other Graces is a photographic survey spanning the last three decades of the artist’s photographic career. Christie’s will exhibit D’Orazio’s infamous fashion photographs alongside two of his lesser-known series. Priests, which has yet to be shown … Read More