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Joel Sternfeld

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On the street and off the beaten track   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Joel Sternfeld at C/O Berlin November 10th, 2012 - January 13th, 2013
Posted 1/8/13
Joel Sternfeld’s retrospective now in its final days at the C/O Gallery covers some forty years of the artist’s career as a storyteller and pioneer of color photography. The exhibition itself tells as much of a story of Sternfeld’s life and his artistic development as each of his photographs do. It’s a colorful trek through the American landscape from the coasts of North Carolina to the rooftops of Chicago and the backyards of Pennsylvania. Yet it’s a journey not so much through America as it i... [more]
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Cultural Confines   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Joel Sternfeld at Luhring Augustine - Chelsea January 7th, 2012 - February 4th, 2012
Posted 1/16/12
Alluring in their mixture of acute irony and sincerity, Joel Sternfeld’s C-prints are a stark view into the dual utopian/dystopian illusion of the American dream.  Taken over the past forty years, his large-scale photographs wryly illustrate the varying degrees in which society fails to live up to our ideals.  Sternfeld is an austere storyteller, not unlike William Eggleston or Diane Arbus, concentrating on the commonplace moments that fill the broad spaces between individual events.  His imag... [more]
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The Site of Memories   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Joel Sternfeld at Buchmann Galerie September 18th, 2009 - November 7th, 2009
Posted 10/5/09
      Buchmann Galerie Berlin is pleased to announce the second solo exhibition by Joel Sternfeld (b. 1944), the pioneer of the American New Color Photography The exhibition shows selected works of the series On This Site, which played an essential role for Joel Sternfeld’s oeuvre and its perception. The color photographs were taken in the U.S.A. between 1993 and 1996 and are shown in this focused form for the first time in Germany. In this sobering collection, Joel Sternfeld looks at places... [more]
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