Sunday, January 10

Photo-Poetics: An Anthology

Moyra Davey, Les Goddesses, 2011. HD color video, with sound, 61 min., edition 5/5.
"This group exhibition features more than 70 works by ten artists: Claudia Angelmaier, Erica Baum, Anne Collier, Moyra Davey, Leslie Hewitt, Elad Lassry, Lisa Oppenheim, Erin Shirreff, Kathrin Sonntag, and Sara VanDerBeek. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue examine an important new development in contemporary photography, offering an opportunity to define the concerns of a younger generation of artists and contextualize their work within the history of art and visual culture. Drawing on the legacies of Conceptualism, these artists pursue a largely studio-based approach to still-life photography that centers on the representation of objects, often printed matter such as books, magazines, and record covers. ..."
aperture: Photo-Poetics: An Anthology at the Guggenheim
YouTube: "Photo-Poetics: An Anthology" (10.7.-30.8. 2015) @ Deutsche Bank KunstHalle