Thursday, June 19, 2014

Summer at the Fraenkel Gallery: My Fave is Winograd

Summer 2014

VIDEOS

Interview with Hiroshi Sugimoto

In this video, Hiroshi Sugimoto is interviewed by Getty Museum Director Timothy Potts about his work featured in Past Tense. Sugimoto discusses his prints made from delicate 19th c. paper negatives by William Henry Fox Talbot as well as his long-running Diorama series.

Image: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Bust of Venus, November 26, 1840 (detail), 2009

Carleton Watkins at Stanford University

KQED TV produced this video about the life and work of Carleton Watkins in conjunction with the exhibition Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums, on view through August 17 at Cantor Arts Center.

Image: Carleton Watkins, Yosemite Falls from Sentinel Dome, ca. 1965-66

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Where There's Smoke:
Ruth van Beek, Jason Fulford,
Michael Lundgren, Viviane Sassen 

July 10 - August 23, 2014
Fraenkel Gallery will present two concurrent exhibitions, curated by Darius Himes (Director). Where There’s Smoke features the work of four contemporary photographers: Ruth van Beek, Jason Fulford, Michael Lundgren, and Viviane Sassen.

Image: Vivian Sassen, Axiom R02, 2014

John Gossage: Who Do You Love

July 10 - August 23, 2014
Who Do You Love is an exhibition of twelve "photographic distractions" by John Gossage. These unique pieces push at the edge between collage and straight photography, not sitting squarely in either space. 

Image: John Gossage, Berlin, 1995

ART FAIR

Fraenkel Gallery at Art Basel

June 19-22, 2014
This year at Art Basel, our booth features works by Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Mel Bochner, Lee Friedlander, Adam Fuss, Katy Grannan, Nan Goldin, Peter Hujar, Richard Learoyd, Sol LeWitt, Richard Misrach, Nicholas Nixon, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Garry Winogrand, among others.

Visit us at Art Basel in Hall 2.0, Stand A15.

Image: Mel Bochner, Color Crumple (#1), 1967/2011

announcement

Alec Soth represented by Fraenkel Gallery

Fraenkel Gallery is delighted to represent Alec Soth. Since his first monograph, Sleeping by the Mississippi, Soth has stood out as a distinctive voice in contemporary photography. Rooted in the narrative framework of traditional photographic expression, Soth has continued to push the boundaries of the medium. Visit his artist page on our website.

Image: Alec Soth, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 2002

ARTIST NEWS

Mel Bochner

Strong Language

The Jewish Museum, New York
through September 21, 2014

Read The New York Times review.

Image: Mel Bochner, Blah, Blah, Blah, 2008

Hiroshi Sugimoto

Glass Tea House Mondrian

Le Stanze del Vetro
Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

Sugimoto's Glass Tea House opened to the public on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice. Sugimoto discussed this project and his interest in the Japanese tradition of the tea ceremony in The New York Times

Garry Winogrand

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
June 27 – September 21, 2014

This retrospective exhibition, organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the National Gallery of Art, offers a rigorous overview of Winogrand's complete working life and reveals the full sweep of his career. Catalogue available.

Read The Wall Street Journal article about the exhibition.

Image: Garry Winogrand, Park Avenue, New York, 1959

Robert Adams

The Place We Live

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
through August 31, 2014

This major traveling exhibition, organized by the Yale University Art Gallery, features approximately 240 works spanning Robert Adams’s 45-year career.

Image: Robert Adams, Sitka spruce, Cape Blanco State Park, Curry County, Oregon, 1999–2000

artist PUBLICATIONs

Katy Grannan
The Ninety-Nine and The Nine

The result of three years' work in California’s Central Valley, this large-format, two-volume monograph features Grannan’s large-scale color portraits and black-and-white photographs. Grannan’s recent work is set in the parched landscape and forgotten towns along Highway 99, including Modesto, Fresno and Bakersfield.

Read about Grannan's recent work on the CNN website and in Photograph magazine.

Lee Friedlander
Playing for the Benefit of the Band:
New Orleans Music Culture

This is the expanded edition of Friedlander's 1992 book, The Jazz People of New Orleans. Featured are 200 photographs from 1957–1982, many of which are published here for the first time.

Read about Playing for the Benefit of the Band in The New York Review of Books.

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