A group of voices accompanies me in the exhibition. They are singing words I cannot comprehend, yet the warm tunes are familiar: folk songs, love songs, songs of longing. There are letters, too. They speak of the quotidian details of a soldier's life: the hardness of the war, sending money to the family, and longing for familiar landscapes, food,...
There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...
Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...
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. 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 solo shows in New York City as well as recent exhibitions in Minneapolis, Moscow, Paris, San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Nebraska, and Amsterdam.
Andrew Moore's 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 travelled to The Queens Museum of Art in November 2011. 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.
In 2014 Moore was the recipient of the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.
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