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Camera Lucida (Trump Rally)

I bet we see a lot of this photograph by Nate Gowdy, of a Trump rally in Loveland, CO, on Oct. 3rd, 2016. Someone on FB said it could win a Pulitzer. It has the stuff of icon all over … Continue reading

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(Photographs) Facts on the Ground (Shimon Attie)

My initial thoughts going to see Shimon Attie’s recent show Facts on the Ground were going to be a little unkind. The reproduced images that I saw beforehand looked flat, and the use of text and illuminated light boxes looked gimmicky. And … Continue reading

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Dye Sublimation Metal Prints (Cindy Sherman)

Saw these new photographs by Cindy Sherman at Metro Pictures in Chelsea. They construct throwbacks to the cracked and glamorous masks worn by wealthy, ageing, independent women from the 1920s. The pictures all carry the uniform title, Untitled 2016. They are all … Continue reading

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Photography & Painting (The Weinfeld Family) (Frédéric Brenner)

In the Weinfeld Family (2009), Frédéric Brenner collapses photography and painting across multiple registers. Panning out, [1] paintings of rabbis and rabbinic tables hang over the family scene, [2] the pater familias himself looks very much like one of those painted figures, … Continue reading

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This Place Now (Israel Photographs) (Frédéric Brenner)

How do you do this?? Frédéric Brenner made his mark by photographing Jews across the wide-diaspora. Now in this group project currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, he assembled photographers from outside the country to photograph Jews … Continue reading

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This Palestinian Woman (This Place)

This Palestinian woman did not want to be photographed (by Thomas Struth).

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Geography of Poverty (Matt Black at St. John the Divine)

If you’re in the neighborhood, I think they’re still there. Head down W.110 Street between Amsterdam and Columbus/Morningside Drive. St. John the Divine has assembled these photographs and put them on view outside along the large retaining south wall of … Continue reading

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