Cooperative of Photography


Exhibition Review

12.08.2019

Currently, the summer exhibition titled, "Sleep With the Fishes," is happening at Robert Mann Gallery, NYC. Throughout time, fish have been an essential feature in art, from the Hellenistic period to the Renaissance. The show "explores the formal repetitions and shared motifs of fish in both historical and contemporary photography."

The show features works by: Robert Blackmon, Manuel Carrillo, Keith Carter, Mike Disfarmer, David Douglas Duncan, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Walker Evans, Leslie Gill, Heinz Hajek-Halke, Cig Harvey, Elisabeth Hase, Graciela Iturbide, Kenneth Josephson, André Kertész, Michiko Kon, Ingar Krauss, Maroesjka Lavigne, William H. Martin, Rodrigo Moya, Arthur Rothstein, Peter Sekaer, Aaron Siskind, Paulette Tavormina, David Vestal, Margaret Watkins, Alex Webb, Edward Weston and Garry Winogrand.

All images courtesy of Robert Mann Gallery.

Alfred Eisenstaedt What a Big Fish, Sarasota, Fla., 1959 © Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & LIFE Pictures/Getty Images, courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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David Douglas Duncan Picasso, La Californie, 1957 © David Douglas Duncan, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Graciela Iturbide Pescaditos de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, 1992 © Graciela Iturbide, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Cig Harvey Gold & Silver Koi, 2015 © Cig Harvey, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Elisabeth Hase Seezungen (soles), 1952 © The Estate of Elisabeth Hase, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Keith Carter Goldfish, 1998 © Keith Carter, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Michiko Kon Mackerel & Pillow, 1979 © Michiko Kon, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Mike Disfarmer Man with Large Fish, 1940's © The Estate of Mike Disfarmer, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Paulette Tavormina Just Caught, 2019 © Paulette Tavormina, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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Walker Evans Fish Market Near Birmingham, Ala., 1936 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery

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If you find yourself in New York City, for August, make sure to check out the show here. The exhibit runs until August 16th, 2019. Summer hours: Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm.

 

 


Written by Rowynn Dumont


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