New Photography 2013
New Photography 2013 presents recent works by eight international artists who have expanded the field of photography as a medium of experimentation and intellectual inquiry. Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s War Primer 2 (2011), an artist’s book focused on the “War on Terror,” physically inhabits the pages of Bertolt Brecht’s first English-language edition of War Primer. Brendan Fowler mixes photography and performance. Annette Kelm conflates several genres in single works or in series on a single motif. Lisa Oppenheim produces photograms by using Flickr images of fire in natural disasters or bombing attacks. Anna Ostoya examines the histories of lesser-known avant-garde movements in East-Central Europe in parallel with their renowned Western counterparts. Josephine Pryde references the history of darkroom experiments and contemporary medical imaging techniques. Eileen Quinlan’s forays into abstract photography are grounded in feminist history and material culture.
MoMA, The Robert and Joyce Menschel Photography Gallery
11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019