Category: Photography

Miscellany. 02.18.13.


Room Where Bessie Smith Died, Clarksdale, Mississippi, by Zoe Strauss. From the photographer’s billboard series. See it large. (Courtesy of Zoe Strauss.)

Calendar. 01.30.13.


Ayate con Perro (Ayate fabric with dog), 2005, by Betsabee Romero. Part of the exhibit Superreal: Alternative Realities in Photography and Video, at El Museo del Barrio. Opens next Tuesday February 5, on the Upper East Side. (Image courtesy of the artist and El Museo.)

Miscellany. 01.18.13.


Bunker Hill, The Castle, 1965, by William Reagh. See many more pics of this L.A. photographer’s work at KCET Artbound.

Calendar. 01.16.13.


Stills from Slideshow, 2012, by Ishmael Randall Weeks. Part of the artist’s solo exhibit Cuts, Burns, Punctures, at the Drawing Center, which opens Thursday, in SoHo. (Image courtesy of the artist.)

Calendar. 12.13.12.


Untitled, 1950s, by Leon Levinstein. Part of a solo exhibit of the artist’s work at Steven Kasher Gallery. Through December 22, in Chelsea. (Image courtesy of Steven Kasher Gallery.)

Calendar. 11.29.12.


After processing they wait at railroad station for transportation to mine, 1960-66, by Ernest Cole. Part of the exhibit South Africa in Apartheid and After: David Goldblatt, Ernest Cole and Billy Monk, at SFMOMA. Opens Saturday. (Courtesy of the Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg © The Ernest Cole Family Trust.)

  • L.A.: Lost in L.A., at the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park. Opens Saturday, in Hollywood.
  • Houston: The Progress of Love, at the Menil Collection. Opens Sunday.
  • Miami: Esther Shalev-Gerz, Describing Labor, at the Wolfsonian. Opens today, at Florida International University.
  • NYC: Fred Herzog: In Color, at Laurence Miller Gallery. Opens today, in Midtown.
  • NYC: Gary Simmons, a survey exhibition, at Metro Pictures. Opens today, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: David Humphrey and James Siena, at Valentine Gallery. Opens Friday at 6pm, in Bushwick.
  • Kingston, NY: Mark Hogancamp, Crash Landing!, at One Mile Gallery. Opens Saturday at 2pm, in the Hudson Valley.
  • Lima: Alberto Borea at Galería Lucía de la Puenta. Now on view, in Barranco.

Calendar. 11.07.12.


Caprice Scraping, 1997, by Estevan Oriol. In the exhibit Like Father, Like Son: NYC, at the Carmichael Gallery New York Pop-Up at chashama. Opens November 8, in Chelsea. (Image courtesy of the artist and Carmichael.)

  • Pittsburgh: Warhol: Headlines, at the Warhol Museum. Through January 6.
  • NYC: Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967, and Fore, at the Studio Museum. Opens Monday, in Harlem.
  • NYC: The Drawing Center officially re-opens this week after an extensive renovation and expansion. In the galleries: the notebooks of José Antonio Suárez Londoño. On view through December 9th, in SoHo.
  • NYC: Matta, Rammellzee, Futura and Phase 2, Deep Space, at Joseph Nahmad Contemporary. Opens Friday at 6pm, in the Meatpacking District.
  • NYC: Phyllida Barlow, …later, at Hauser & Wirth. Through December 22, on the Upper East Side.
  • NYC: Diana Thater, Chernobyl, at David Zwirner. Opens Friday, in Chelsea. Note: The gallery’s planned exhibits on Francis Alÿs and Luc Tuymans have been rescheduled for early January.
  • NYC: Edgar Arceneaux, Building Loving and Distrustful, at Maccarone. Opens Saturday at 6pm, in the Meatpacking District.
  • NYC: Sophie Calle book launch and signing, for The Address Book, at 192 Books. This evening at 192 Books, in Chelsea. Update: Due to the inclement weather, this has been rescheduled for Saturday at 6pm.
  • NYC: Babyharvester opening night, the final Babycastles exhibition of 2012, at the Clocktower Gallery. Next Tuesday, in the downtown Manhattan civic center areas.
  • Belfast: Claire Morgan, Gone to Seed, at the MAC. Through January 20.

Calendar. 10.10.12.


[Man Serving Head on a Platter], William Robert Bowles, circa 1900. Part of the exhibit Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Opens Thursday, in New York. If you’re not in NYC, the Met has done everyone the great favor of putting many images from this show online. Check it! (Image courtesy of the Met.)