All posts tagged “Photography

Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection at International Center of Photography (ICP), February 8 – April 28, 2019

“Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection—surveys the nuanced ways people present themselves for the camera, how and by whom they are represented, and who is deemed worthy of commemoration. Featuring a range of images including studio portraits, snapshots, and documentary photographs—all drawn from the… Read More

Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, January 25 – July 10, 2019 and July 24, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“A yearlong exhibition conceived in two sequential parts honoring the groundbreaking work and sustained legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989), one of the most critically acclaimed yet controversial American artists of the late twentieth century. Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now is on view in the museum’s Mapplethorpe Gallery on… Read More

Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment at Forest Lawn Museum, December 11, 2018 – April 7, 2019

“Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment highlights the influential photography of 11 award-winning female photojournalists. The exhibition is a tribute to the spirit and ambition of these forward-thinking and distinguished female photographers and underscores the momentous work they have done to bring narratives from all over the world… Read More

Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 at National Gallery of Art, through February 18, 2019

“Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional working in New York for Ebony and Glamour, before becoming the first African American photographer at Life magazine in 1949. For the first time… Read More

Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time at International Center of Photography (ICP), September 27, 2018 – January 6, 2019

“The International Center of Photography (ICP) presents its fall exhibition, Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time. This exhibition is the first museum retrospective devoted to Richards’s nearly 50-year career. Composed of over 140 photographs and short films—all created in Richards’s unflinching yet poetic style—the show is… Read More

The Black Image Corporation, Project by Theaster Gates at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, September 20, 2018 – January 14, 2019

“The project explores the fundamental legacy of Johnson Publishing Company archives, which feature more than 4 million images and have contributed to shape the aesthetic and cultural languages of the contemporary African American identity. Founded by John H. Johnson in 1942, his eponymous publishing company created two landmark… Read More