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’
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”
RSVP HERE When: June 1, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Where: 1637 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 Panel: Riva Lehrer (painter, disability activist and writer), Mark B. Pohlad, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture, DePaul University) and Deb DelSignore (art therapist) Catherine Edelman Gallery is hosting a panel discussion … Continue reading Panel Discussion June 1 – Otherness & Beauty: Discussing Themes Within the Work of Joel-Peter Witkin
We are thrilled to inaugurate our new space with the groundbreaking exhibition Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio. Joel-Peter Witkin will be joining us at the opening on May 3 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. After more than 31 years in River North, Catherine Edelman Gallery is relocating to 1637 W. Chicago Ave., in the growing … Continue reading Grand Opening! Joel-Peter Witkin: From The Studio
TREND Art+Design+Architecture+Cuisine Magazine "gives glory" to Joel-Peter Witkin in their Fall 2014 issue! This in-depth article enlightens the reader on Joel's elaborate and complex process. It also includes behind the scenes images. You can read about his latest piece and Joel's "devilishly wicked-but always mischievous and imaginative" artistic approach. If you haven't already... grab a … Continue reading Joel-Peter Witkin in TREND Magazine!