Photograph Magazine Reviews Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio

Image: Joel-Peter Witkin, Harvest, 1984.

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

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Third Coast Review Discusses “Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio”

Image: A screenshot of the first section of the article "Finding the Beautiful in the Dark: Joel-Peter Witkin's 'From the Studio' at Catherine Edelman Gallery" published by Third Coast Review.

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”

Sixty Inches From Center Discusses Recent CEG Panel ‘Otherness & Beauty’

Image: Las Meninas, New Mexico, 1987 by Joel-Peter Witkin

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’

Newcity Reviews “Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio”

Image: Journals, cameras, and other ephemera from Joel-Peter Witkin lay on a display table as part of the exhibion Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio, 2019..

Newcity reviews our current exhibition, Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio! Author Mark B. Pohlad writes: The photos and documentary make it clear that Witkin is a manic stage manager constantly in search of new subjects, props and backdrops. But he emerges as an artist above all. Seeing the images in person reveals all manner of … Continue reading Newcity Reviews “Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio”

Review of Jess T. Dugan’s “To Survive on This Shore” in Provincetown Magazine

Provincetown Magazine discusses Jess T. Dugan's exhibition To Survive on This Shore currently on view at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum. For over five years, photographer Jess T. Dugan and social worker Vanessa Fabbre traveled throughout the United States creating To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older … Continue reading Review of Jess T. Dugan’s “To Survive on This Shore” in Provincetown Magazine

Michael Koerner Interviewed for Rfotofolio!

Photography platform and non-profit Rfotofolio interviews Michael Koerner, whose work explores his family history and genetics through small tintypes, using photographic chemistry to assimilate the bursts and biochemical fallout from the atom bomb. In the interview, Koerner discusses his use of alternative photographic processes, his artistic influences, and his love of photo history. Rfotofolio: Would … Continue reading Michael Koerner Interviewed for Rfotofolio!

Photograph Magazine Reviews Bettina von Zwehl Exhibition

Photograph Magazine reviewed Bettina von Zwehl's exhibition currently on view at the New-York Historical Society! The exhibition, titled Meditations in an Emergency, is on view until April 28th. You can learn more about Zwehl's work here. As the first artist-in-residence at the New-York Historical Society, German-born, London-based artist Bettina von Zwehl was asked to create a project in … Continue reading Photograph Magazine Reviews Bettina von Zwehl Exhibition