Opening tonight: James Franco: New Film Stills, an exhibition of black-and-white photographs by James Franco, is on display at 508 West 25th Street through May 3, 2014. Join us this evening for the opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. and check out his Cindy Sherman-inspired works. Read more about the exhibition from a recent Art in America article here.
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Lucas Samaras: Through the end of May, two prominent museum exhibitions in New York feature works by Lucas Samaras (b. 1936, Kastoria, Macedonia, Greece): What Is a Photograph? at the International Center of Photography displays the artist’s auto-Polaroids and photo-transformation series; Lucas Samaras: Offerings for a Restless Soul at the Metropolitan Museum of Art includes over 60 of the artist’s photographs, chairs, and box constructions, among other media.
Pictured here is Auto Polaroid, 1969-71, color instant print (Polacolor), with hand-applied ink. Photo: © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY.
Museum Monday: Next month, a new museum space dedicated to the legacy of the Polaroid camera will open in Las Vegas. Established by Polaroid’s Fotobar and the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the Polaroid Museum will honor the history of the medium by displaying works by David Hockney, Chuck Close, and other Polaroid enthusiasts.
Now on view: Pace Gallery is pleased to present Chuck Close: Nudes 1967 - 2014, a survey of Chuck Close's Polaroid and daguerreotype nudes. These works, displayed at our 534 West 25th Street location in Chelsea, will be on view through March 29th.
Photo courtesy of Billy Farrell Agency, New York.
Throwback Thursday: Chuck Close took this portrait of Kiki Smith in 2006. Both artists have exhibits opening to the public tomorrow, February 28th at our 25th Street locations. We hope you get a chance to visit Kiki Smith: Wonder and Chuck Close: Nudes.
© Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery
A survey of photographs, magazines and ephemera from the six-decade career of the iconic American photographer Irving Penn (b. 1917 – d. 2009) opens to the public tomorrow, September 12th from 6-8pm at 510 West 25th Street.
The exhibition will feature images Penn took while working “on assignment” for advertising campaigns like Clinique and publications like The New Yorker, Vogue, Look, and House and Garden, for which Penn made some of the most compelling fashion images, portraits and still lifes of our time. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with Pace/MacGill Gallery.
© The Irving Penn Foundation
Wishing you were at the beach? Come visit Callahan & Misrach on view at 508 West 25th Street to take in Callahan’s beach scenes and Misrach’s seascapes.
Pace and Pace/MacGill Gallery are pleased to present On The Beach 2.0, an exhibition of new large-scale photographs by Richard Misrach. The exhibition will be on view at 510 West 25th Street from May 4 through June 29, 2013. An opening reception will be held this Friday, May 3rd from 6 to 8 PM, we hope you can attend.
© Richard Misrach, courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery
Art in America has picked Paul Graham's Pace exhibition The Present as one of the top photography shows of 2012. Graham’s inaugural show at the gallery presented a new series of largescale diptychs of New York City street scenes, showing the same location shot moments apart. The exhibition was the only non-museum exhibition on the list.
© Paul Graham, Courtesy Pace Gallery
Artlog highlights Lee Friedlander's intimate black-and-white Nudes, a series begun in the late 70s, on view now at Pace. The exhibit continues with Pace/MacGill’s presentation of Friedlander’s newest body of work, Mannequin, photos of storefront windows and their reflections taken in New York, L.A., and San Francisco between 2003 to 2011. Both exhibits are on view at 32 East 57th Street until December 22, 2012.
© Lee Friedlander, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Pace Gallery, New York
Reblog of the day: Be sure to visit Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes at 6 Burlington Gardens before it closes this Saturday, November 7th.
Pace Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Reblog of the day: Our Lee Friedlander exhibit is now open to the public. Be sure to check out his Mannequin series for this #FashionFriday.
Lee Friedlander’s Mannequin series, on view at Pace/MacGill from October 26 through December 22.
Pace London Director, Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, has recently curated “Henry VIII and his Six Wives” at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire. Catherine Parr, the last of Henry the VIII’s six wives, is buried there, and in honor of the five-hundredth anniversary of her birth, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s uncanny photographs of wax figures of the Tudor monarch and all his wives will be on view until October 31st, 2012.
In New York Magazine’s recent article Six Artists in Sixty Seconds, they highlight Pace artist, Lucas Samaras, and discuss his Polaroid manipulations. Be sure to visit his current exhibit, XYZ, before it closes to the public this Saturday, October 27th.
Photo: © Lucas Samaras, Courtesy of The Pace Gallery