Events

Daytime Classes: Contemporary, Photography at The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street
Apr 17
11:30am
This course presents a survey of modern and contemporary photography, paying particular attention to examples we can see up close in MoMA’s biannual New Photography exhibition, which showcases major contemporary trends, and its retrospective of the groundbreaking color photographer Stephen Shore
Registration necessary
Nonmember $355, Member $325, Student/Educator/Other Museum Staff $250

Gallery Sessions: Stephen Shore: Five Decades of Photography

The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, Floor 3
Apr 17
1:30pm
Gallery sessions are free for members and Museum admission ticket holders. No registration is required.

In Conversation: Heather Ann Thompson

ICP Museum
Apr 17
6:30-8:00pm
Free

Pulitzer Prize– and Bancroft Prize–winning historian Heather Ann Thompson discusses civil liberties in our heavily surveilled and incarcerated society.

Opening Reception: Landscapes after Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime

Grey Art Gallery, 100 Washington Square East
Apr 18
6:00pm – 8:00PM
Free

Carceral Aesthetics: Vision and Imprisonment

ICP Museum
Apr 18
6:30-8:00pm
Free

A conversation with artists and scholars working on issues of aesthetics, visibility, and photography vis-a-vis American prisons.

Opening Reception: Mary Mattingly: Because For Now We Still Have Poetry

525 West 26TH Street
Apr 19
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Opening Reception: Wendy Ewald: Works, Projects, Collaborations 1975 – 1996

Steven Kasher Gallery, 515 West 26th St
Apr 19
6:00pm-8:00pm

Opening Reception: Refraction: New Photography of Africa and Its Diaspora

Steven Kasher Gallery, 515 West 26th St
Apr 19
6:00pm-8:00pm

Swann Auctions: The Knowing Eye, Photographs & Photobooks

104 East 25th,
April 19
1:30PM

This auction includes a rare daguerreotype portrait by Gustave Le Gray, alongside important works by Ansel Adams, Walker Evans and Alfred Eisenstaedt.

Optics: Brand as Visual Culture x Visual Culture as Brand

ICP Museum, 250 Bowery,
Apr 24
6:30PM-8:00 PM
Free with registration

This session of Optics: A New Way of Seeing Contemporary Culture, hosted by critic Jillian Steinhauer, examines contemporary branding and moreover, its visual output, as a form of social, cultural, political, and economic exchange and production.

In Conversation: Josh Begley

ICP Museum
Apr 25
6:30-8:00pm
Free

Digital artist and programmer Josh Begley discusses his artistic practice, which maps systems of surveillance and incarceration vis-a-vis data visualizations, digital archives, and real-time applications.

Artist Reception: Sanlé Sory

Yossi Milo Gallery
Apr 28
5:00-7:30pm
Free

Discussion: Photography, Immigration and the Making of Citizenship: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

ICP Museum, 250 Bowery, New York, NY
May 01
6:30PM-8:00 PM
Free with registration

Professor Anna Pegler-Gordan discusses the role of photography in shaping immigration policy ahead of a panel discussion with Carl Takei, senior staff attorney at ACLU’s Trone Center for Justice and Equality; Muzzaffar Chishti, director of the Migration Policy Institute’s office at NYU School of Law; and Bitta Mostofi, an immigrant rights advocate and human rights organizer.

Auction: Photographs at Doyle Auction House

Doyle Auction House
Jun 14
10:00am
Free

Doyle’s sales feature classic 20th century photographs and portfolios by artists such as Berenice Abbott, Edward Steichen, Margaret Bourke-White, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Diane Arbus, Brassaï, Andre Kertesz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, among others, as well as the work of later artists including Aaron Siskind, Ray Metzker, Paul Caponigro, Harry Callahan etc. Contemporary photography includes work by artists Gregory Crewdson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nan Goldin, Helmut Newton, Bert Stern, Tina Barney, Saul Leiter and others.