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Goings on About Town: Art
by Vince Aletti
Photography Sees the Surface
The New Yorker
8/3/2015
Frederick-Sommer_Helvetia

This knockout show combines new and vintage photographs and straddles abstraction and representation. Organized by the artist Aspen Mays, it juxtaposes pictures by Minor White, Man Ray, and Frederick Sommer with works by young newcomers, several of whom make impressive débuts here. John Opera’s big, blue-black cyanotype image of melted venetian blinds has an eerie presence, and Jackie Furtado’s picture of a man’s face in a nearly impenetrable shadow finds an odd echo in a piece by Nick George that suggests a featureless George Condo portrait. Through Aug. 7.

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