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20120813235647-nick-kline impressions of gilgo beach at open source gallery, brooklyn  
Nick Kline at Open Source Gallery September 8th, 2012 - October 4th, 2012
Posted 9/25/12

you are in brooklyn, no, not that brooklyn. we are talking about the real brooklyn that you can never fully know. concrete, cars, people, and places form an abstract pattern of unruly democracy. like an islamic tile if such a thing could be ugly. in this brooklyn, in a tiny garage, reside monumental pictures of otherwise imperceptible details. you are also in gilgo beach and it's bright. you are also alice, but you are not in wonderland. you have not grown small but the impressions you are confronted wi... [more]

20120813235647-nick-kline Gilgo Beach - A Physical Absence  
Nick Kline at Open Source Gallery September 8th, 2012 - October 4th, 2012
Posted 9/24/12

           Over the past fifteen years, the “Ocean Parkway Serial Killer” targeted sex workers along this stretch of roadway, ultimately burying them at Gilgo Beach.  It is this series of events that Nick Kline examines in his exhibit, Gilgo Beach.  In a sterilized, clinical gallery space, the track lighting of a traditional gallery replaced with fluorescents, floor covered in stains that contrast the whiteness of the walls, Kline’s detailed, large-scale photographs create the air of a laborat... [more]

2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson... [more]

20120707145530-bogren_m01 The New York Photo Review — Ed Barnas  
Martin Bogren, Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman, Monika Merva, Shawn Rocco, Tabitha Soren at KLOMPCHING GALLERY July 25th, 2012 - August 18th, 2012
Posted 8/13/12

  The New York Photo Review (August 2012) Fresh: The Wall—Ed Barnas   Tabitha Soren, "Running 000329" 2011 The summer show, “Fresh: The Wall/The Page/The Internet”, at Klompching Gallery highlights the work of five contemporary fine art photographers chosen for their consistent vision and strong viewpoint by collector Fred Bidwell and gallery co-owner Darren Ching. Walking into the gallery I was immediately struck by Tabitha’s Soren’s cinematic images from her “Running” series. One might even thi... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Arvind Garg  
7/19/12 Posted 7/19/12

(Image: Arvind Garg,  Central Park, New York, 2006, Archival pigment print; © Arvind Garg)   Arvind Garg (b. 1946, Punjab, India) For me the urge to make photographs, first and foremost, is to discover for myself the beauty and the mystery of the visual world in which I live. The twenty-five years  I have spent photographing have been devoted to refining my vision and improving my practice of the craft that helps create a photographic print. The universe is not constant, and light, which... [more]

20120628043715-traavik2 North Korea beyond Images  
Peter Fend, Morten Traavik at NOoSPHERE June 1st, 2012 - July 7th, 2012
Posted 6/28/12

NORTH KOREA BEYOND IMAGES by Shota Ogawa Military marches, missiles on display, and elite leaders in dark green “workers’ clothes”: images of North Korea seem ubiquitous in our media culture. Yet the opacity of the reclusive country continues to work up a thirst for more images. Photojournalistic exhibitions promise to sooth our thirst with intimate ‘inside views’ of North Korea, but giving visibility to an already hypervisible subject can only aggravate our thirst. POWER GAMES, currently in view in NOo... [more]

20120605023207-nocturnes_cover Nocturnes  
Josephine Sacabo, Dalt Wonk at OPEN HOUSE GALLERY October 26th, 2012 - October 27th, 2012
Posted 6/5/12

            Nocturnes is an elaborately designed book that harmonizes a series of stunning black-and-white photographs with a series of eloquent poems. Each poem, printed on a sheet of vellum, serves as a portal to related, mysterious photographs. True meaning only exists deep down in the observer’s reservoir of nostalgia, the place where we all want to go swim at night, an unpredictable dreamscape where figures and objects pose as symbols of one’s experience. The rhythmic juxtaposition between w... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Shelly Kay  
6/3/12 Posted 6/3/12

(Image: Shelly Kay, The other side, 2012; © Shelly Kay) Shelly Kay (b. 1974, Washington, USA) I am a completely self-taught photographer. I have never had any formal training & I actually love that. For me, I simply shoot what I see, but more importantly what I feel. The love I have for "my city" is unconditional. Much of my work is urban, but a lot of it speaks as a personal diary as well. If I am having a bad day, I shoot it. I take self-portraits of myself and that helps purge out my... [more]

The 4th Annual Hell's Kitchen Artists in Studio Tours (May 18 – 20, 2012)  
5/14/12 Posted 5/14/12

(Excerpt from 'HK Studio Tour: May 2012' posted on Artists in the Kitchen website. Found on For 30 hours over 3 nights, major & informal after parties each evening, exhibiting some raw and refined local vibrant talent at various venues. The Fourth Annual Hell’s Kitchen Artist Studio Tour is a free event where dozens of artists open their homes, galleries, and studios for a self guided tour. Participating artists include individuals with well established and honored careers, as w... [more]

20120401123222-sherman__untitled_film_still__21__1978 Cindy Sherman and Eugene Atget at MoMA: Photography vs. Reality  
Cindy Sherman at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) February 26th, 2012 - June 11th, 2012
Posted 4/24/12

The Museum of Modern Art is host to two significant exhibitions, both of which explore Photography’s relationship to reality. Cindy Sherman’s 6th floor mid-career retrospective and Eugene Atget’s “Documents pour artistes”, hidden away in the Photography 3rd floor galleries, represent diametrically opposed positions. First some notes on the Sherman retrospective, which is the big draw. The first room held a couple of revealing images. Revealing to me at least, because I had never considere... [more]

20120327003010-_publish_worksimages_vivian_maier_9328_un-seen_exhibitfeature_w Vivian Maier and Vernacular Photography  
Vivian Maier at Steven Kasher Gallery April 12th, 2012 - May 26th, 2012
Posted 4/24/12

I first stumbled across Vivian Maier’s black and white street scenes at Mass MoCA over the summer and had the opportunity to re-visit her work in several New York City exhibitions. By now, everyone is familiar with the story behind this work. Maier worked as a nanny and had a passion for photography. Her time off was primarily spent photographing people on the streets of Chicago.  She died in 2009, leaving a storage locker full of tens of thousands of negatives and thousands of exposed but unde... [more]

Sara Greenberger Rafferty: On Our New York Watchlist  
8/16/11 Posted 8/16/11

(Image:Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Viewer, 2011, print; © Sara Greenberger Rafferty) Sara Greenberger Rafferty (b. Chicago, Illinois) In this print, Greenberger Rafferty intervenes in a still of Madeline Kahn with stains reminiscent of blood, saliva and tears, and pencil lines that trace a pair of glasses around the actress's obscured eyes. The resulting image, decidedly ghostly, hovers between photography, collage and watercolor. Sara Greenberger Rafferty's work is inspired by myriad sourc... [more]

20110523162017-4ba91a529868d A Chance at Redemption  
Randy West at Bruce Silverstein June 9th, 2011 - September 17th, 2011
Posted 6/13/11

     In his first solo exhibition since 2007, photographer Randy West presents eight new works in the series Tethered.  As the two-dimensionalizing culmination in a process in which the artist crumples up his own rejected images, the sculptural forms that are created are photographed, a gesture that both relates the final work to their original unwanted images and re-imagines them into new photograhs.  The results are vibrant, interesting and formally satisfying.  West has managed to make his se... [more]

Cuban Visions at the Metropolitan Pavilion This Weekend  
5/26/11 Posted 5/26/11

Cuban Visions is an art exhibition and sale featuring over 50 works by nearly 30 Cuban artists. The show evokes the reality of Cuba as a flow of artistic visions. It will open a dialogue between prominent Cuban artists and Americans interested in a deeper understanding of life in Cuba. Artistic mediums will include installation, photography, painting, video, sculpture, engravings, and drawings. Several of the participating artists will journey from Cuba to be present. The show is free and open to... [more]

Pratt Institute's School of Art & Design:Graduate Fine Arts 2011(May 14–28)  
5/10/11 Posted 5/10/11

(Source: email) Graduate Fine Arts 2011 is a free event and opens on Friday, May 13, 5–7 PM. This exhibition will feature work in all media by students receiving an M.F.A. from Pratt Institute's School of Art & Design, Department of Fine Arts. Artists: Na Young Ahn, Emily Auchincloss, Jonathan Axelrod, Eun Kyung Bae, Jennifer Beeman, Elizabeth Blair, Rebecca Borowicz, Emi Brady, Eric Breeding, Carolyn Butler, Robert Caruso, Goseong Choi, Devon Clapp, Biljana Djokanovic, Anthony Dodds, Charl... [more]

White Columns 2011 Benefit Exhibition + Auction (till 14th May, 2011)  
5/6/11 Posted 5/6/11

(Source: White Columns website. Found on White Columns, a not-for-profit gallery that is open free to the public, holds a very special annual benefit exhibition and auction to support their works. A benefit exhibition and auction featuring work by over 85 artists to support White Columns. All artwork will be on view at White Columns from April 29 - May 14. Silent bidding on the majority of lots is open to the public during that time. For... [more]

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