William Wegman, Blocked, 2014, pigment print, 43 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches, 110.5 x 85.1 cm, edition of 7, courtesy the artist and Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York
EXHIBITION: Willam Wegman: Cubism & Other -Isms, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, 210 Eleventh Avenue, 8th Floor, November 15, 2014 – January 17, 2015
Photographer William Wegman returns to his most well-know subject—his Weimaraner dogs—in this exhibition, for which he shot the canines against brightly colored backdrops, situating them in relation to graphic, cubistic structures. Here, Wegman plays off of photographic tropes, inviting us to join in on the joy and whimsy of the medium.
EXHIBITION: Edmund Teske, Gitterman Gallery, 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1103, November 19, 2014 – January 24, 2015
Acclaimed for his solarization process and film composite imagery, the late photographer Edmund Teske created images that navigated the intersections of body and soul, manliness and femininity. For this exhibition, Gitterman Gallery presents a selection of his work, including images that have not yet been seen in a gallery setting.
EXHIBITION: Reinier Gerritsen: The Last Book, Julie Saul Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, December 13, 2014 – February 7, 2015
Coinciding with the publication of The Last Book (Aperture), critically acclaimed Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen presents a body of work examining readers immersed in the New York City subway systems. The book and show are as much a testament to the diversity of the city as they are to the universal appeal of literature.
Alexia Webster, Mercy Mofokeng and her sister. Kaptein Street, Hillbow, Johannesburg, October 2013. © Alexia Webster.
EXHIBITION: Take Ten, The School at ICP, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, January 17 – March 15, 2015
Curated by Nancy Borowick and Alison Morley, this exhibition spans the work of ten women artists, with subject matters ranging from the critical state of sex trafficking in parts of Eastern Europe to racial tensions at home and abroad. In conjunction with Take Ten, eight photographers will take over the ICP instagram.
EXHIBITION: Angelika Sher: Disturbing Beauty, sepiaEYE, 547 West 27th Street, #608, January 9 – February 21, 2015
Coinciding with Kehrer Verlag’s Angelika Sher: Series, 2005–2012, this exhibition examines the boundaries of childhood, motherhood, and memory within the domestic sphere. The Tel Aviv-based photographer presents images rich with both personal and universal meanings, punctuating her elusive narratives with powerful cultural markers.
Agra, 2006 © Corinne Vionnet
EXHIBITION: Corinne Vionnet, Danziger Gallery, 521 West 23rd Street, January 3 – February 7 2015
Using found imagery of tourist hotspots across the globe, artist Corinne Vionnet constructs Photo Opportunities. Each image, made from layering dozens of internet frames to construct a universally understood—yet oddly alien— vision of a famous site, confront the ways in which we view, perceive, and share significant landmarks.
Lexington Avenue Northeast © Diggs & Hillel
EXHIBITION: Diggs & Hillel, Claire Oliver, 513 West 26th Street, December 11, 2014 to January 17, 2015
Photographers Isaac Diggs and Edward Hillel present 125th: Time in Harlem, a document of an urban center in transition. In paying tribute to the historic Harlem of years past, they build a new understanding of the rapidly gentrifying community, one that is often complex, sometimes contradictory, and always thought-provoking.
EXHIBITION: That Kodak Moment: Picturing the New York Fairs, Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, November 1, 2014 – February 8, 2015
The New York World’s Fairs might have faded into memory, but the photographs—shot by masters and amateurs alike—remain. For this exhibition, the Queens Museum has supplemented donations and loans with images from its own impressive collection to illustrate what the world really looked like from the storied Eastman Kodak Pavilion.
EXHIBITION: Braving Ebola: Photographs by Daniel Berehulak, Fovea Exhibitions at Hudson Beach Glass, 2nd Floor, 162 Main Street, Beacon, NY, January 10 – February 8, 2015
Sydney-based photojournalist Daniel Berehulak traces a desperate race against time and illness with a series of arresting and intimate portraits of doctors, families, and survivors working and staying within an American medical facility in Liberia. In heartache, terror, and suffering, he finds moments of inspiration and hope.
Rue Saint-Éloi, Callas, 2011 © Andrew Borowiec
EXHIBITION: Andrew Borowiec: Provence, Sasha Wolf Gallery, 70 Orchard Street, January 14 – March 1, 2015
Photographer Andrew Borowiec takes us to the narrow streets of Var Province in the south of France—where his mother once owned a centuries-old olive mill– through enchanting long-exposure images shot during quiet nighttime walks.