NEW YORK, NY.-
Celebrating the gallerys 30th anniversary Danziger Gallery
is presenting two different exhibitions with a mix of pictures that look forward and backwards at the gallerys history. In keeping with the general practice of summer shows many of the works are luminous and beautiful while at the same time engaging with the history of the medium in original and challenging ways.
Summer Show 1:
From Edward Steichens view of late afternoon Venice to Harry Callahan, Helmut Newton, and Thierry Cohens images water is a subject that the gallery has frequently embraced. Another theme is experimental process as seen in works by Adam Fuss, Christopher Bucklow, Susan Derges, Farrah Karapetian, and Petra Cortright (who we look forward to exhibiting in November).
Another artist the gallery is showing is Risaku Suzuki whose deep engagement with nature and landscape can be seen in an image from his ongoing series of photographs of cherry blossoms. Andy Warhol has always been a touchstone for the gallery and they are showing two of his unique collages of women s lips along with Ulrike Rosenbachs 1969 feminist response to Warhols famous Elvis paintings.
In addition to the gallery's longtime relationships with Susan Derges and Karen Knorr (collectively now over 50 years!) the gallery has always sought to collaborate with artists it does not necessarily represent, so it is also showing photographs by Sally Mann, Bruce Weber, and Daniel Gordon.
Last, but certainly not least, the gallery is showing two photographs by Seydou Keïta whose work will be opening the fall season with and whose estate the gallery is now representing in America in collaboration with the Contemporary African Art Collection of Jean Pigozzi (CAAC).