You and a guest are invited to join ICP curator, Christopher Phillips to visit a number of Chelsea galleries to see some of the most noteworthy current exhibitions of contemporary and historic photographs. Following the tour we will have lunch at Ovest restaurant. (Menu ranges from $6-$18).
Gallery highlights will include Richard Avedon: Murals and Portraits at Gagosian Gallery, which presents Avedon's astonishing large-scale group portraits of the 1960s and 1970s; German artist Thomas Demand's new photographs and video at Matthew Marks Gallery; and Brancusi: The Photographs at Bruce Silverstein Gallery. Also on the itinerary will be a visit one of the rare U.S. exhibitions by Iranian-born artist Mitra Tabrizian, who is showing recent large-scale photographs at Leila Heller Gallery, and a stop at the current show of photo-collages by Berlin-based sculptor and filmmaker Holly Zausner at Postmasters Gallery.
We will meet outside Postmasters Gallery at 459 West 19th Street.
Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 20 to 212.857.0042 or firstname.lastname@example.org.