Untitled, 1950 © Marvin Newman
The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) will hold the 32nd edition of The AIPAD Photography Show New York, one of the world’s most important annual photography events, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.
Seventy-five of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs, as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. The AIPAD Photography Show New York is the longest running and foremost exhibition of fine art photography. The Show will commence with an opening night gala on March 28, 2012, to benefit inMotion, which provides free legal services to low-income women.
AIPAD 2012 will present four new member exhibitors: David Zwirner, New York; Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York; Paul Cava Fine Art Photographs, Bala Cynwyd, PA; and 798 Photo Gallery, Beijing.
A wide range of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will exhibit at The AIPAD Photography Show New York. In addition to galleries from New York City and across the country, a number of international galleries will be featured from France, Germany, Great Britain, Argentina, Japan, and China.
Red 2012 © Susanna Majuri
A wide range of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will exhibit at The AIPAD Photography Show New York. In addition to galleries from New York City and across thecountry, a number of international galleries will be featured from France, Germany, Great Britain, Argentina, Japan, and China.
Among the highlights at The AIPAD Photography Show New York will be a solo exhibition at David Zwirner, New York, of new work by Philip-Lorca diCorcia, and a specially curated exhibition of early French photography at James Hyman Photography, London.
A number of extraordinary portraits will be on view. Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, will show Linda McCartney’s photographs of Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix. Bert Stern’s prints of Marilyn Monroe from her last sitting in 1962, which she famously crossed off, will be on view at Staley-Wise Gallery, New York. Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc., New York, will exhibit portraits by the 19th-century photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, including one of the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Borderland #1053 © Leora Laor
Flip Schulke’s mural-sized silver gelatin print of Muhammad Ali jumping out of a hotel pool in Miami Beach from 1961 will be exhibited at Keith de Lellis Gallery, New York. The image was first published that year in Life magazine. Portraits of pioneer photographers will be shown at Charles Schwartz Ltd., New York, including a rare self-portrait by Herbert George Ponting from 1912 made during the ill-fated expedition of Robert Falcon Scott to Antarctica. Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, will exhibit new portraits of Occupy Wall Street protestors by Accra Schepp, along with work by Weegee and the posthumously discovered Vivian Maier.
Tam Tran is known for self-portraits with provocative titles such as My Call to Arms, Retro Bitch, I Forgot Pants, Strip Tease, and When Are We Leaving? Her photographs were seen at the 2010 Whitney Biennial; at age 23 she was the youngest artist in the exhibition. Her work is currently on view in the exhibition Portraiture Now, Asian American Portraits of Encounter, at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Her image entitled Youniverse, 2010, will be shown by Gary Edwards Gallery, Washington, DC.
Kelli Connell creates portraits that appear to document a relationship between two women caught up in everyday moments of pleasure and reflection. Yet upon closer inspection, the viewer will notice that the subjects appear to be twins: in fact, Connell has seamlessly created a photograph with the same model portraying both roles. At the forefront of digital technologies for the past decade, Connell addresses complex issues of identity and visual rhetoric. Her work will be exhibited at Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago.
Carnival © Kelli Connell
Unique portraits of dolls by Fausta Facciponte will be on view at Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto. In her series Sleepy Eyes, 2011, Facciponte explores the human qualities of reclaimed dolls from garage sales and online auctions.
Following a long-standing tradition in photography, photographers send original prints to one another at holiday time. A collection of personal holiday cards by Lee Friedlander, Jerry Uelsmann, and John Szarkowski, among others, will be on view at Scheinbaum & Russek Ltd., Santa Fe. The cards are from the collection of Beaumont and Nancy Newhall. Beaumont Newhall became the first director of the photography department at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1940, and was the director of the George Eastman House, Rochester, from 1958 to 1971.
Karen Knorr’s series India Song, 2008-2010, depicts tigers and other wild animals lounging in exotic palaces, mansions, and mausoleums. The stunning images reinvent the Panchatantra, an ancient Indian collection of animal fables, for the 21st century, blurring the boundaries between reality and illusion. Knorr was nominated for the 2012 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, one of Europe’s most prestigious awards. Prints from India Song will be on view at Danziger Gallery, New York, along with work by Andy Warhol, Evelyn Hofer, and Hendrik Kerstens. Robert Burge/20th Century Photos, Ltd, New York, will show John Woolf’s new color panoramas of classical theater interiors. Work from Laura Letinsky’s new series Ill Form and Void Full, currently on view in a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, will be the highlight at Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York.
Compelling landscape photography will be on view at AIPAD. Mariana Cook, the last protégé of Ansel Adams, was at her home on Martha’s Vineyard on the day before Thanksgiving in 2002 when 56 cows strayed through a crumbling section of the stone wall she shares with her neighbor. Struck by the beauty of the wall, Cook spent eight years traveling to Peru, Great Britain, Ireland, the Mediterranean, New England, and Kentucky in pursuit of photographing dry stone walls. Her acclaimed book Stone Walls: Personal Boundaries was published last fall, and Lee Marks Fine Art, Shelbyville, IN, will exhibit a number Cook’s gelatin silver prints, including Modern Wall in Spring, Froggatt, Derbyshire, England, 2004.
Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, will show striking seascapes from Alejandro Chaskielberg’s series The High Tide, 2010. The images were made at night in a small river delta community in Argentina using moonlight, flashlights, lanterns, and strobes to illuminate the staged scenes. The first picture ever made of the earth from lunar orbit in 1966 will be on view at Charles Isaacs Photographs, New York. Galerie f5,6, Munich, will exhibit cityscapes by Max Regenberg from his series Come to Where, which documents advertising for Marlboro in the U.S. and Canada in the 1970s. 798 Photo Gallery, Beijing, will show work by artists Song Chao, Wang Shilong, Xiao Zhuang, and Yang Yankang.
Julie Saul Gallery, New York, will show the panorama Flatiron Building, Manhattan, 2011, by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, whose work is currently in an exhibition at the South Street Seaport Museum in New York. Sherril Schell’s Skylights, Penn Station, a silver print from 1929, will be on view at Paul M. Hertzmann, Inc., San Francisco, CA. Fifteen photographs by this pioneering but long-overlooked modern master were exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York in 2006.
A study of trees, c. 1910-1920, by Maxfield Parrish will be on view at Paul Cava Fine Art Photographs, Bala Cynwyd, PA. Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York, will offer the diaristic photography of Elinor Carucci, whose work can be found at The Museum of Modern Art and the International Center for Photography, New York. Gitterman Gallery, New York, will show the landscapes of Adam Bartos, whose interest in 19th-century travel photography has taken him to Egypt, Kenya, and Mexico with a large-format camera. Robert Mann Gallery, New York, will exhibit landscapes and interiors ranging from 1940s work by Ansel Adams and Fred Stein to new work from Julie Blackmon and Jeff Brouws.
In late June of 1964, three civil rights workers in Mississippi went missing, kidnapped by Ku Klux Klansmen. Their names were James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner. Bill Eppridge arrived shortly after their bodies were pulled from the muck of an earthen dam in Neshoba County on August 4, 1964. His touching portrait Mrs. Chaney and young Ben, James Chaney Funeral, Mississippi, 1964 will be on view at Monroe Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe.
Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Rue Mouffetard, 1948/1956, which depicts a young schoolboy triumphantly carrying two bottles of wine, will be on view at John Cleary Gallery, Houston. Paul Strand’s Central Park, New York, a platinum print from 1915-1916, will be shown at Weston Gallery, Carmel, CA. A lantern slide of the image is in the Paul Strand Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
André Kertész’s silver print, Distortion #40, from 1933/1940s will be exhibited by Contemporary Works/Vintage Works, Chalfont, PA. Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, will show Robert Heinecken’s Recto/Verso #2, 1988. Heinecken worked with experimental photomontages, exploiting random combinations, and appropriated imagery to excavate cultural meaning. Hyperion Press Ltd., New York, will show several celebrated photographs by Man Ray.
Etherton Gallery, Tucson, is bringing an exquisite print of Ansel Adams’s Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1926. As Adams said, "This photograph represents my first conscious visualization; in my mind's eye I saw (with reasonable completeness) the final image as made with the red filter... The red filter did what I expected it to do."
Canyon of Jokulsá á Brú́ © Olaf Otto Becker
AIPAD 2012 PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Five panel discussions featuring leading curators, artists, dealers, and collectors will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Due to increased demand, the panels will be held for the first time at a spacious auditorium at Hunter College in the Hunter West Building, Room HW615. (The entrance to the Hunter West Building is located on the corner of East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, just one block from the Park Avenue Armory.) The panels are as follows :
- A Conversation with Rineke Dijkstra
- Curator’s Choice: Emerging Artists in Photography
- How to Collect Photographs: What Collectors Need to Know Now
- A Celebration of Francesca Woodman
- Italian Contemporary Photography
Image : © Marvin Newman