Virtual Exhibition : A Selection Images form Andrea Meislin Gallery's archive"Dear Friends,
As many of you know, our location on Chelsea’s West 24th Street recently flooded and we were forced to vacate the space. In lieu of mounting physical exhibitions, we will be presenting bi-weekly online shows sent directly to your inbox. Every Monday we will share a selection of images culled from the gallery’s archive, highlighting a theme or a visual concept. In addition, our social media platforms will be updated with daily posts expanding on each of the selected artworks.
This week’s selection is inspired by the sheer circumstances that brought the need of an online exhibition-- water. While water may hold an array of meanings, the group of works brought to you this week attempts to avoid a symbolic interpretation, and to invoke -- through a quiet ripple-- ideas on power, bounda...
Exhibition : « The photo album 1979-19780 » by Igael Shemtov at Andrea Meislin Gallery
Andrea Meislin Gallery is pleased to announce Igael Shemtov’s first solo exhibition at the gallery; The Photo Album 1979-1980. Photographed in Israel between the years 1979-1980, this extensive body of work depicts trivial events and objects in everyday life. Building on an aesthetic taken from ‘family photos,’The Photo Album attempts to summarize the essence of a place, of a reality, of a given moment in time.
The Photo Album, Volume I, #45, 1979-1980 © Igael Shemtov.
Courtesy of Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
During the late 1970’s while working as a quality controller at a Kodak lab in Israel, Shemtov was exposed to vast amounts of family photographs, a genre he set to explore as a marker of Israeli society. Documenting the living environment of the lower middle ...