We are thrilled to announce that Jess T. Dugan has been selected as a finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture! Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of identity, gender, sexuality, and community through photographic portraiture. She received her MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago, her Master … Continue reading Jess T. Dugan Selected as a Finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize
Tami Bahat was recently interviewed by Catalyst Interviews! Catalyst is an online platform sharing interviews from photographic creatives that support knowledge and community. Writer Michael Kirchoff describes Bahat's work: It is a person and photographer like Tami that I’ve had the honor of watching grow these past few years, as an artist at an astronomical … Continue reading Tami Bahat: New Interview!
Feature Shoot interviewed Tami Bahat, discussing her series Dramatis Personae and her current solo exhibition at our gallery Past is Present. For this exhibition, Bahat has constructed various rooms styled from the past, that incorporate her vintage framed photographs on the wall. Visitors are able to walk into a bedroom setting, a sitting room, and … Continue reading Feature Shoot Interviews Tami Bahat
Chicago-based photographer Clarissa Bonet was recently featured on Musée Magazine! They featured her series "Stray Light" as part of their weekend portfolio series. Interested in the physical space of the city and its emotional and psychological impact on the body, she uses the camera to transform the physical space into a psychological one, providing a … Continue reading Musée Magazine Features Clarissa Bonet
Robyn Day reviews Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio for Photograph Magazine! She writes, Witkin, of course, is well known for elaborately staged tableaux featuring dismembered body parts and societal outcasts that reference grand scenes from the art-historical canon. They’ve been described over the years as macabre, perverse, and gruesome. The exhibition at Catherine Edelman Gallery … Continue reading Photograph Magazine Reviews Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio
Chicago-based writer and poet Carrie McGath reviews our current exhibition Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio, published by Third Coast Review. She describes the exhibition: The work of Joel-Peter Witkin stirs up an array of emotions and aptly tantalizes the eye and mind. From a sense of staggering beauty in their black and white soft-starkness (almost … Continue reading Third Coast Review Discusses “Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio”
Local Chicago publication Sixty Inches From Center recently published an article on our panel discussion "Otherness & Beauty: Discussing Themes Within the Work of Joel-Peter Witkin." The discussion, which took place at the gallery on June 1, explored Witkin's photographs of people considered “other”, including those born with physical abnormalities, and those that are intersex … Continue reading Sixty Inches From Center Discusses Recent CEG Panel ‘Otherness & Beauty’