'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...
The paintings of Ellen Altfest are ethereal in their detail. Fields of minutiae come together as pulsating images; small brushstrokes of oil paint accumulate over a series of months to single out seemingly innocuous subjects, such as a hand resting atop patterned fabric (The Hand, 2011) or a deep green cactus reaching upwards from beneath a bed of...
On the rooftop of the former Rio Hotel complex in Colombo, it was hard to ignore the high-rise buildings, still under construction, blocking all but a sliver of what used to be an open view over Slave Island, once an island on Beira Lake that housed slaves in the 19th century, and now a downtown suburb. The hotel was set alight during the...
Andrew Moore is best known for his thoughtful and vibrant images of Cuba, Russia, Times Square, and most recently, Detroit.
His photographs are held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the George Eastman House and the Library of Congress. Mr. Moore has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, The New York State Council on the Arts, and several private foundations. He has held nine solos shows in New York City as well as recent exhibitions in Minneapolis, Moscow, Paris, San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Nebraska, and Amsterdam.
His best selling book Detroit Disassembled, which includes an essay by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Philip Levine, was published in the spring of 2010. The book was accompanied by an exhibition of the same title at the Akron Museum of Art, which will travel to The Queens Museum of Art in November 2011. Mr. Moore's first two monographs, Inside Havana, 2002, and Russia, Beyond Utopia, 2005, were published by Chronicle Books, and his collaboration with Lisa Kerezi Governors Island, was published by the Public Art Fund in 2004.
Additionally, his photographs have appeared in Art and Auction, Art in America, ArtNews, Conde Nast Traveler, Departures, Fortune, Harpers, National Geographic, New York Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, TIME and Wired.
Moore was both producer and cinematographer for How to draw a bunny, a documentary feature on the artist Ray Johnson. The film premiered at the Sundance Festival, where it won a Special Jury prize, and later was named one of the "Best Films of 2002" by New York Magazine.
Moore teaches a graduate seminar in the MFA Photography Video and Related Media program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Formerly, he was a lecturer on photography in the Visual Arts Program at Princeton University from 2001 to 2010.
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