Organized by George Miles, William Robertson Coe Curator of Western Americana, Eyes on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West features 158 photographs by 20 photographers in the Beinecke Library collections. Five Guggenheim Fellows are included in this exhibition: Marion Belanger (2002), Laura McPhee (1993), David Plowden (1968), John Willis (2011) and Kim Stringfellow (2015).
Pradip Malde is a photographer and teaches at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Much of his work considers the experience of loss and how it serves as a catalyst for regeneration. He is currently working in rural communities in Haiti, Tanzania and Tennessee, designing models for community development through photography. Follow this link to learn more about his current project.
Guggenheim Fellow Greg Miller (Photography, 2008) will be signing copies of his book Unto Dust at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair at MOMA PS1 in Long Island City, at the L’Artiere Editions Booth T01 on Friday, September 21 from 5-6 pm. Unto Dust is now available for purchase from L’Artiere Editions booth.
Matt Jensen’s latest piece, I Dream of Fish, created for the Land/Sea exhibition in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I Dream of Fish is a twenty-two minute, single channel video, including Jensen’s essay and memories of fish. Follow this link to view the video. Matt Jensen was awarded a Guggenheim Fellow in Photography in 2016.
Cristin Tierney Gallery is pleased to present Under Construction: Photography, Video, and the (Re)presentation of Identity. Five Guggenheim Fellows are featured in this group exhibition: Janet Biggs (Fine Arts, 2018), Peter Campus (Film, 1975), Neil Goldberg (Video & Audio, 2003), Cindy Sherman (Photography, 1983) and Eve Sussman (Fine Arts, 1995).
In 1985 and 1986, David T. Hanson captured aerial views of Superfund sites across forty-five states. His Guggenheim Fellowship (Photography, 1985) supported his work on this project. Hanson’s work will be published in Waste Land (Taverner Press) on September 25, 2018. Follow this link to read the press release.
The Manhattan Front, directed by Cathy Lee Crane, Guggenheim Fellow in Film – Video, 2013, will be featured at the Buffalo International Film Festival. Join Cathy Lee Crane on Saturday, October 6, at 5 p.m.for the East Coast premiere.
Stanford University Press is pleased to announce the publication of Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime, by Ge Wang. Artful Design, a 488-page full-color book, is designed in the medium of a photo comic. Ge Wang’s Guggenheim Fellowship (Music Research, 2016) supported his work on this book. Follow this link for more information.
Larry Racioppo (Photography, 1997) is pleased to announce the publication of Brooklyn Before: Photographs, 1971-1983, published by Cornell University Press. Essays by Tom Robbins and Julia van Haaften accompany one hundred and twenty-eight photographs of Brooklyn, taken by Racioppo during the 1970’s and 80’s. Join Larry Racioppo for an artist’s reception on Saturday, September 29, from 3 to 5 p.m.
The work of Rania Matar, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2018, will be on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art from October 27 through January 13. In Her Image: Photographs by Rania Matar includes forty-two large-scale, color portraits.
Tiwani Contemporary is pleased to present Zina Saro-Wiwa: The Turquoise Meat Inside, a solo show of the work of Zina Saro-Wiwa, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2017. This exhibition is on display through October 27, 2018.
Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of Deluge, an exhibition of new photographs by Dornith Doherty, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2012.
A podcast released Thursday, September 6, features Laura Dassow Walls, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. Laura Dassow Walls is the author of Henry David Thoreau: A Life, published in 2017, by the University of Chicago Press. Her Guggenheim Fellowship (Biography, 2010) supported her work on this book.
Meena Alexander (Poetry, 2008) is pleased to announce new work in 2018: A collection of poems, Atmospheric Embroidery (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University); an anthology she edited, Name Me a Word: Indian Writers Reflect on Writing (Yale University) and Poems for Sarra/Poesie per Sara, Italian/English by Meena Alexander, Rita Dove and Esther Schor (Damocle Press, Venice).
The Galleries at Cleveland State University will launch its 2018-19 season with the presentation of “Demise,” a group exhibition on the meaning of life and death. The exhibition will feature the work of Esperanza Cortés, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2018.
Bookstein Projects is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent paintings by Elena Sisto, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2013.