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|Portrait (s) 4th Season Under the Sun|
Between the last fantasies of childhood and the first concerns of the adult world, puberty is a delicate period of physical and psychological transformations. The Dutch photographer Hellen van Meene has for many years produced portraits of teenagers. The gracefully choreographed gestures and glances are tinged with both apprehension and melancholy.
VISAGES / portraits europeens
A retrospective steeped in the history of European portraiture featuring 24 photographers such as Anton Corbijn, Beat Struli, and Juergen Teller.
THE MILAN TRIENNIAL, MILAN
April 9 - November 1, 2015
Curated by Germano Celant, Arts & Foods focuses on those visual, sculptural and environmental forms that have revolved around the world of food since 1851, the year of the first Expo in London.
THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE, ROCHESTER NY
May 9 - September 6, 2015
In the Garden traces how photography has been used to document humans' relationship to nature since the invention of the medium.
Works by Helen van Meene are included in this show curated by Frits Gierstberg currently showing at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels. FACES NOW: European Portrait Photography since 1990 brings together some of the best examples of modern portrait photography from over 30 of the top artists working today including Thomas Struth, Juergen Teller, and Tina Barney. The show runs through May 17th, 2015. Read more.
A two-person exhibition, Old Dreams, New Dreams, featuring the work of Dutch photographers Ata Kando and Hellen van Meene, is currently on display at Museum Kranenburgh in Bergen, the Netherlands, through November 1. Work by van Meene also is included in the group show, de herontdekking van de wereld (the rediscovery of the world), at the Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, through December 8.
An ongoing exhibition, Still Lives: Early Works by Sharon Core, is currently on display at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina, featuring photographs from two of Core's early bodies of work, Eating and The Overtoom Squatters.
Sharon Core's first monograph, Sharon Core: Early American, is scheduled for release this November by Radius Books. Core's Early American series, inspired by the paintings of American still-life painter Raphael Peale, is a brilliant exploration of trompe l'oeil's relationship to photography, and of photography's relationship to the past.
Sharon Core's work is currently on display in the exhibition San Antonio Collects: Contemporary, at the San Antonio Museum of Art through July 1, 2013. The exhibition recognizes the role San Antonio collectors have played in shaping the city's evolution as an art destination, and features work from each of Core's three major series: Thiebauds, Early American and 1606-1907.
Works by Andrew Moore and Hellen van Meene are featured in the upcoming exhibition, An Orchestrated Vision: The Theater of Contemporary Photography, on display at the St. Louis Art Museum from February 19 – May 13. The museum's photographic survey includes Moore, van Meene, Edward Burtynsky, Gregory Crewdson, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Taryn Simon, Thomas Struth, and Larry Sultan, among many others.
Work by Sharon Core is featured in a three-person exhibition, Nature Morte: Contemporary Still Life Photography, at The Horticultural Society of New York, on display through February 10. The exhibition highlights the work of Core, Corin Hewitt, and Miranda Lichtenstein, each of whom utilize the tradition of still life as part of their artistic process.
Sharon Core's exhibition - 1606-1907 - opens at the gallery on Thursday, October 27th, and will feature new photographic works that explore the subject of floral still-life painting. Similar to the artist's earlier work, the series examines the relationship of representational painting to the medium of photography. But rather than focusing on a specific artist or time period, as in the previous Thiebaud and Early American works, the new series references a pictorial convention within painting as a whole. The exhibition will be on display until December 23.
Hellen van Meene's work Untitled #301, from the Pool of Tears series, has been acquired by the Boston Museum of Fine Art.
The artist's photographic portraits are in the collection of the Guggenheim Museum, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, SF MOMA, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, among many others.
Gallery artists Sharon Core and Laura Letinsky will exhibit their work and give public lectures as part of Object Lesson, a still-life show curated by New Yorker critic Vince Aletti, one of several shows that make up this year's New York Photo Festival (May 12 - 16).
Letinsky will be speaking on Thursday, May 13 at 2pm at St. Ann's Warehouse, 38 Water Street, between Main Street and Dock Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Core will be speaking on Saturday, May 15 at 2pm, also at St. Ann's Warehouse.
Foto Kunst Stadforum in Innsbruck, Austria is exhibiting tout va disparaître, a traveling solo show of works by Hellen van Meene, open through June 2, 2010. Originally exhibited at Yancey Richardson Gallery, tout va disparaître comprises a selection of work made in New York City, the American South, Russia, and the Netherlands between 2007 and 2009.
In conjunction with the 2010 Hollywood awards season, the New York Times Magazine commissioned Hellen van Meene for a portrait portfolio of five starlets from award nominated films. The Secret Lives of Girls includes portraits of Gabourey Sidibe (Precious), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Saoirse Ronan (The Lovely Bones), Abby Cornish (Bright Star), and Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria). The limited edition portfolio is available through Yancey Richardson Gallery.
Amy Elkins and Hellen van Meene are included in The Portrait: Photography as a Stage, from Mapplethorpe to Nan Goldin currently on view at the Kunsthalle Wien, Austria. The exhibition also includes Roger Ballen, Tina Barney, Valérie Belin, Clegg & Guttmann, Anton Corbijn, Rineke Dijkstra, JH Engström, Alberto Garcia-Alix, Nan Goldin, Katy Grannan, Jitka Hanzlová, Peter Hujar, Sally Mann, Robert Mapplethorpe,Thomas Ruff, and Wolfgang Tillmans among others. Curated by Peter Weiermair, the exhibition runs through October 18th, 2009.
Hellen van Meene is one of twelve contemporary Dutch photographers featured in the exhibition Dutch Seen: New York Rediscovered on view through September 13, 2009 at the Museum of the City of New York. To watch a video on the exhibition narrated by the curator please click here. Her new monograph tout va paraitre has just been published by Schirmer Mosel.
Sharon Core will have a solo exhibition of her Early American series at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. The exhibition will be shown in two venues, Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah July 8 - August 16, 2009 and the Trois Gallery, Atlanta October 8 - November 25, 2009. Both the J. Paul Getty Museum of Art and The Amon Carter Museum have recently acquired examples from Core's Early American series.
Hellen Van Meene is included in a group exhibition Darkside: Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zürich up through November 16th 2008.