3.24.2020

THE GRIFFIN MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Enter the 26th Annual Juried Members' Exhibition

“Posts” by Brian Kosoff, Winner of the Griffin Award, from the Griffin Museum 25th Annual Juried Exhibition (courtesy of the Griffin Museum of Photography).

“Tapestry #6 (A Pleasure to Give) by Astrid Reischwitz, from the Griffin Museum 25th Annual Juried Exhibition (courtesy of the artist and Gallery Kayafas).

From the Mother series by Jennifer Georgescu, from the Griffin 25th Annual Juried Exhibition (courtesy of the Griffin Museum of Photography).

July 18 – August 30, 2020
Reception July 18, 2020 

Deadline to Enter: April 19, 2020

Programming with Alexa Dilworth and Aline Smithson will take place on July 18, 2020. Awards include a total of $4000 in monetary prizes; 4 exhibitions will be awarded that will take place next June and July 2020.

More information here: griffinmuseum.org/show/26th-annual-juried-members-exhibition/


3.02.2020

VISIONS 1020: Curated by Beuford Smith


Visions 1020 Curated by Beuford Smith
March 8 to May 2
Opening Reception: March 8, 3-6PM
Panel Discussion: Saturday, March 28, 3-6PM

Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba House
214 East 2nd Street at Avenue B
New York, NY 10009

Curator Beuford Smith is well known as the Founder of Césaire Photo Agency; a founding member and past president of the Kamoinge Workshop (the pioneering photographic collective of New York based African-American photographers founded in 1963 at the height of the American Civil Rights Movement); cofounder of the Black Photographer's Annual and recipient of the “Culture of Legacy” Focus Award from the Griffin Museum of Photography. 

So many great photographers included. I hope to see you there!!
 
Kenkeleba House is a non-profit art gallery dedicated to celebrating and presenting the visual aesthetic and cultural legacy of African American artists and other artists of color that have been historically overlooked by the art world establishment and cultural mainstream. Kenkeleba has been at the forefront of positive change in New York City’s East Village for more than 30 years. (212) 674-3939 | kenkeleba@msn.com

Snapshot of Curator Beuford Smith (far right) with photographers Herb Robinson and Leslie Jean-Bart. BTW: Herb Robinson was the co-editor of "Timeless: Photographs by Kamoinge" (Schiffer Publishing). Both photographers work is included in Visions 1020.

2.25.2020

NYC BOOK SIGNINGS: March 2020

Nicolas & Adrien. A World with Two Sons 
 Photographs © Martine Fougeron

Nicolas & Adrien. A World with Two Sons (Steidl, 2020)

"Nicolas & Adrien. A World with Two Sons, published by STEIDL, is a series of intimate portraits of Martine Fougeron's two sons and their friends growing up in New York and France. Both tender and distanced, the book is a visual bildungsroman that delves into the intense present of her sons’ adolescent states of mind before they become independent adults."

Book Signing
March 12th 7-8pm

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 “The Rest Between Two Notes” (Unicorn, 2020)

 Image 2020 © Fran Foreman

 The Stranger, 2019 © Fran Foreman

"By integrating her contemporary photography with historical periods and various settings around the world, Fran Forman creates a world of illusion. Upon closer inspection, what appears ordinary suggests an underlying tension and an aura of mystery. Expressed in the diffused colors of twilight and chiaroscuro, her images blur the boundaries between photography, late Renaissance painting, and film noir…." 

“The Rest Between Two Notes”
The Strand Books
March 12, 2020

March 18, 2020 

March 25, 2020

(links in red)
Image: Amanda Smith


JUROR | Elizabeth Avedon 
A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas
Entries due: March 23, 2020. 
Exhibition: May 8 – June 21, 2020.
Image: Amanda Smith