Conceptual photographer Milagros de la Torre is speaking at the School of Visual Arts as part of the i3: Images, Ideas, Inspiration lecture series. Free and open to the public on Tuesday, October 22, at 7PM. One of the preeminent contemporary photographers working today, de la Torre’s haunting images hang in the permanent collections of some of the biggest museums … Read More
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.
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
My Dakota, Rebecca Norris Webb‘s current show, on display at the Ricco Maresca Gallery through August 17, also shares a name with her most recent book. Through photography and poetry, My Dakota presents the artist’s home state through a lens of grief over the untimely loss of her brother. Says Webb of her latest work, Looking back at My Dakota, … Read More
Should you happen to find yourself in Brooklyn this weekend for Bushwick Open Studios, be sure to stop by Storefront Ten Eyck. Located at 324 Ten Eyck Street, a solo exhibition of 6 large format digital compositions by Shamus Clisset will be on display this weekend. “Shamus Clisset’s images are completely digital fabrications. His works are composed not in two-dimensional … 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