Art Date Go-To's: 5 Exhibitions Worth Visiting This Weekend

Get the chance to visit these on-going photography exhibits for the year ends.

Andrea Grützner: Erbgericht (Guesthouse)

Visit Andrea Grützner’s modern wonderland-esque photographs, made out of analogue processes, assorted lights and gels. Grützner photographed specific, traditional village guesthouse in the east of Germany, which was owned for five generations since 1889. The photographs create a new narrative of such an old place, becoming more modern, surreal, ambiguous, representational, yet descriptive.

Where: Julie Saul Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, New York, NY
*Exhibit is open until: December 23, 2016

© Andrea Grützner courtesy of the Julia Saul Gallery

Learn more about this exhibition through the Julie Saul Gallery’s website.

Richard Avedon: Avedon’s France: Old World, New Look

American fashion photographer Richard Avedon was almost a resident of France — having a his photography focused on French personalities like Jean Cocteau, Coco Chanel, Catherine Deneuve and many more. Here is his oeuvre.

Where: François Mitterrand, BNF – Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Quai François Mauriac, 75013 Paris
Exhibit is open until: February 26, 2017

Learn more about this exhibition through the Bibliothèque Nationale de France’s website.

With Different Eyes

In his seven-week stay in Berlin, photographer Johannes Haile documented the lifestyle of Germans when the Berlin Wall was erected, dividing the nation East and West. The photographs are subjective — focusing on people from all walks of life.

Where: ifa Gallery Berlin, Charlottenplatz 17, D-70173 Stuttgart
Exhibit is open until: December 18, 2016

Johannes Haile, Germany 1962

Learn more about this exhibition through the if Gallery Berlin’s website.

Arnold Newman: Luminaries of the Twentieth Century in Art, Politics, and Culture

Get amazed and gander over Arnold Newman’s environmental portraiture — his greatest contribution to modern photography — iconic personalities and innovative minds — from Picasso to JFK.

Where: Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 State Highway 80 Cooperstown, NY
Exhibit is open until: December 31, 2016

Learn more about this event through the Fenimore Art Museum’s website.

The Shape of Things: Photographs from Robert B. Menschel

The collection of Rovert B. Menschel contains a variety of images which encompasses the dawn of photography history, in 500 prints.

Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY
Exhibit is open until: May 7, 2017

Aaron Siskind. South Street, New York 5. 1947. Gelatin silver print, 9 7/16 × 7 1/2″ (24 × 19 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Promised gift of Robert B. Menschel. © 2016 Estate of Aaron Siskind; John Coplans. Self-Portrait (Back with Arms Above). 1984. Gelatin silver print, 19 13/16 × 15″ (50.4 × 38.1 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Promised gift of Robert B. Menschel. © 2016 The John Coplans Trust

_Learn more about this exhibition through the Museum of Modern Art’s website.

All images are from their respective press kits, public domain and/or under the CC License.

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