Tag Archives: Photography

Rineke Dijkstra at the Guggenheim til the 8th October

Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective currently at the Guggenheim Museum in New York opens with the portrait series that brought her more widely to the attention of the art world, the Beach Portraits (1992-2002). These large-scale photographs of adolescent bathers, like much of Dijkstra’s work, appear fairly straightforward and innocuous. The curators—SF MOMA’s Sandra Philips and […]

Herb Ritts and “The Cult of Celebrity” at the Getty Museum til the 26th August

There are really glamorous photographs on view at the Getty Museum right now, as it continues the excellent tradition of two simultaneous photography exhibitions, one drawn from the permanent collection and the other, a visiting loan show.  The former, Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity, is an elegant and lively overview, almost […]