JAMES VAN DERZEE — STUDIO EXHIBITION AT HOWARD GREENBERG GALLERY

James Van Der Zee, the celebrated African American photographer whose studio was at the crossroads of the Harlem Renaissance, depicted the lives of black New Yorkers for decades. Forty of his influential portraits will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from March 7- April 27, 2019. Spanning the 1920s through the 1950s, James Van…

VIVIAN MAIER: THE COLOR WORK

The color work of street photographer Vivian Maier is the subject of a new exhibition at Howard Greenberg Gallery from November 14, 2018 through January 5, 2019. Many of the photographs are on view for the first time, deepening the understanding of Maier’s oeuvre and her keenness to record and present her interpretation of the…

ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

    Gladstone Gallery is presenting an exhibition of historic works by Robert Mapplethorpe, curated by artist, Roe Ethridge. This marks the gallery’s first solo presentation as the New York representative of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Barbara Gladstone showed his work once before when she published the seminalFlowers portfolio in the early 1980s. Ethridge brings…

IRVING PENN CENTENNIAL

      Catch the centennial exhibition of Irving Penn before it closes Thursday at the Pace/MacGill gallery in Midtown. Photographer Irving Penn (American, 1917–2009) is celebrated for his compelling portraits, scenes, and still lifes, in genres ranging from fashion to travel photography. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Penn studied painting and design at the…

DIANE ARBUS: IN THE BEGINNING

                                     Featuring more than 100 photographs that together will redefine one of the most influential and provocative artists of the 20th century. This landmark exhibition will highlight never-before-seen early work of Diane Arbus (1923–71), focusing on the first…

NAN GOLDIN: THE BALLAD OF SEXUAL DEPENDENCY

Titled after a song in Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera, Goldin’s Ballad is itself a kind of downtown opera; its protagonists—including the artist herself—are captured in intimate moments of love and loss. They experience ecstasy and pain through sex and drug use; they revel at dance clubs and bond with their children…