The Met Acquires Work by Michael Koerner!

Image: DNA #7805L - #7810R, 2018 by Michael Koerner. Abstract composition that is primarily green and black.

Acquisition Alert! The Metropolitan Museum of Art has acquired two works by Michael Koerner! The two, unique pieces are made from collodion on tin and are part of the artist's series My DNA. Michael Koerner (Okinawa, Japan, 1963) is the oldest of five brothers. Due to genetic abnormalities and cancer, he is the only remaining … Continue reading The Met Acquires Work by Michael Koerner!

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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’

Clarissa Bonet & Keliy Anderson-Staley at the SFO Museum in San Francisco

Image: Caroline, Emily, Chloe 2014 by Keliy Anderson-Staley

Two of our gallery artists, Keliy Anderson-Staley and Clarissa Bonet, both currently have work on view at the SFO Museum in San Franscisco! Keliy Anderson-Staly's series “[hyphen] Americans” is on display in Terminal 3 at the museum until December 19, and work from Clarissa Bonet's series "City Space" will be on view until July 22 … Continue reading Clarissa Bonet & Keliy Anderson-Staley at the SFO Museum in San Francisco

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!

Panel Discussion June 1 – Otherness & Beauty: Discussing Themes Within the Work of Joel-Peter Witkin

Image: A view of the inside of Catherine Edelman Gallery showcasing the work of Joel-Peter Witkin. On the wall hangs several black and white photographs.

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