Matt Dillon, NYC Sunday, 1982 by Lynn Goldsmith/courtesy of Morrison Hotel Gallery.
EXHIBITION: Lynn Goldsmith: Streets of New York, Morrison Hotel Gallery, 116 Prince Street, 2nd Floor, April 16 – May 5, 2015
Esteemed portraitist Lynn Goldsmith showcases a body of work spanning her entire career and chronicling the adventures of celebrities out and about in the streets of New York City.
EXHIBITION: Masters of American Photography from the Reading Public Museum and ?Photographs from the Matthew R. Bergey Collection, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, 405 Klapper Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, April 13 – June 6, 2015
The Godwin-Ternbach Museum presents this major survey of American and European photographic greats working during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Included here are such masters as Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Laurie Simmons, and Eugene Atget.
EXHIBITION: John Lehr: If there was, Kate Werble Gallery, 83 Vandam Street, April 11 – May 22, 2015
Photographer John Lehr showcases a series of thirteen images of surfaces, printed and scaled to mimic the original materials they depict. In photographing walls, windows, and even doors, he obscures the boundaries that separate the actual object from the interventions made during the processing of the image.
© Minoru Hirata
EVENT: “Shashin: Photography From Japan” Festival, International Center of Photography, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, April 18–May 2, 2015
Bringing together a diverse set of Japanese photographers, this festival features everything from lectures and films to installations and performances in a celebration of both established and emerging voices that are just now entering the international stage. Festival highlights include a pop-up store and a Zine Fest.
EXHIBITION: Liz Nielsen, Danziger Gallery, 521 West 23rd Street, April 2 – May 2, 2015
Artist Liz Nielsen unveils this recent series of “cameraless photography,” for which she employs colored gels and other materials to produces kaleidoscopic photograms on negative chromogenic paper.
EXHIBITION: Jitka Hanzlova: One to One, Yancy Richardson Gallery, 525 West 22nd Street, March 19 – May 2, 2015
Artist Jitka Hanzlova turns her lens to the horse, capturing with reverence the beauty of the creature that has worked alongside mankind for hundreds of years.
Iolanda, 2011 © Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York/London
EXHIBITION: Philip-Lorca diCorcia: East of Eden, David Zwirner, 519, 525 & 533 West 19th Street, April 2 – May 2, 2015
Photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia takes an innovative perspective on the country’s 2008 financial crisis, drawing parallels between the economic decline and the fall of Adam and Eve from Eden in the book of Genesis. Here, he takes an insightful look at the fate of the American people in an uncertain economy, leaving viewers to draw their own conclusions from his open-ended narratives.
EXHIBITION: WILLIAM KLEIN + BROOKLYN, Howard Greenberg Gallery, The Fuller Building, 41 East 57 Street, Suite 1406, March 19 – May 2, 2015
Renowned photographer William Klein showcases this exhibition of color prints to coincide with the release of his monograph by the same name. Here, he captures the energy and diversity of Brooklyn, setting his sights on everything from Hasidic life to the goings on of a tattoo shop in Williamsburg.
Dechen Phodrang, Thimphu, Bhutan © James Mollison
EXHIBITION: James Mollison: Playground, Aperture Gallery & Bookstore, 547 West 27th Street, 4th floor
James Mollison’s traveling exhibition Playground, for which he visited school yards around the globe— from Kenya to Bhutan to Massachusetts—examines the dynamic of play and social structures within groups of children.
EVENT: The AIPAD Photography Show New York, Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, April 16-19, 2015
The Association to International Photography Art Dealers presents its thirty-fifth anniversary photography show, welcoming over eighty international art galleries to the Park Avenue Armory.