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Pieter Hugo in DBPFP Anniversary Talk

To celebrate the 25th year of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, the Photographer's Gallery hosted a conversation with Pieter Hugo, Laia Abril and Donovan Wylie moderated by curator Anna Dannemann on July 21, 2021, at 6:30pm. The conversation revolved around the ongoing importance of the medium and the mechanisms of the prize and its role in shaping photographic practice today. To learn more, please see the Photographer's Gallery website.

Shikeith at California African American Museum

Commissioned work by Shikeith is exhibited in Enunciated Life at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, CA, through August 15, 2021. Through video, painting, photography, and installation, this group show explores artists who draw upon sonic and choreographic elements of Black spirituality, making legible different bodily experiences and social issues. For more information, please visit the museum's website.

Sarah Anne Johnson at Yale University Art Gallery

Works by Sarah Anne Johnson will be on view in On the Basis of Art: 150 Years of Women at Yale at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, CT from September 10, 2021 - January 9, 2022. Honoring the 50th anniversary of coeducation at Yale and the 150th anniversary of the first enrollment of women students in the university’s fine arts program, On the Basis of Art is comprised of artworks by women from the Art Gallery’s collection. Other featured artists include Jennifer Bartlett, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Eva Hesse and Maya Lin. For more information, please visit the Yale University website.

Pieter Hugo and Matthew Brandt at Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

Pieter Hugo and Matthew Brandt are part of a group exhibition, TRANSFORMATION at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, Blowing Rock, NC, from March 20 - August 21, 2021. The exhibition explores the transformation of the photographic process across decades, materials, and media. For more information, please see the museum website.

Matthew Brandt at Erarta Museum

Matthew Brandt’s solo exhibition, Orphic Forest, will be on view at the Erarta Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, from August 6 – December 5, 2021. The show focuses on Brandt’s Silver series, where large-scale images of trees are rendered in metallic tones, featuring specially commissioned works of local trees around St. Petersburg. These works will join the museum’s permanent collection after the exhibition. For more information, please see the Erarta website.

Nevet Yitzhak at Wilfrid Israel Museum

A solo exhibition featuring Nevet Yitzhak, Re-collection, is now on view through January 2022 at the Wilfrid Israel Museum for Asian Art and Studies, Kibbutz HaZorea, Israel. In light of the museum's 70th anniversary, Yitzhak draws on the kibbutz archives to reassemble the museum's original collection of Asian art, playing with conventional museum categories and notions of provenance, fact, and fiction. For more information, please visit the museum website.

Shikeith in Artsy Online Show

Shikeith was featured by Artsy's Editorial team in a recent online group show, "8 LGBTQIA+ Artists on Self-Portraiture and Expressions of Pride," alongside words from the artist about his sculpture, Vessel of Possibility (Self Portrait) III. Other artists include Tommy Kha, Laurence Philomene, Chiffon Thomas, and Zachary Drucker. To read the interview and see the full exhibition, please see the Artsy website.

Mark Ruwedel at Stanford University

A solo exhibition, Between: Artist Books, Albums, and Portfolios from the Mark Ruwedel Photography Archive at Stanford, is on view from May 27 – September 26, 2021, at Stanford University. The exhibition celebrates the university’s recent acquisition of Ruwedel’s archive. A Zoom event featuring Ruwedel, curators Ann Thomas and Peter Blank, and Emeritus Professor Richard White, took place on May 27. For more information, please see the Stanford University website.

Angela Dufresne and Doron Langberg at RISD Museum

Works by Angela Dufresne and Doron Langberg are included in Any distance between us at the RISD Museum in Providence, RI, from July 17, 2021 – March 13, 2022. The show expands upon co-curator Stephen Truax’s 2018 exhibition at Yossi Milo Gallery, Intimacy. Other artists in the exhibition include Louis Fratino, Deana Lawson, Catherine Opie, and Salman Toor. For more information, please see the museum website.

Shikeith at Crystal Bridges

Work by Shikeith is included in a group exhibition, This Is the Day, from April 24 – August 16, 2021 at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR. Focusing on the Black church and its role in providing spiritual and political leadership, This Is the Day brings together artistic representations of faith, resilience, and spiritual community across Black communities and history. Other artists in the exhibition include Aaron Turner, Faith Ringgold, and Bruce Davidson. For more information, please see the Crystal Bridges website.

Meghann Riepenhoff at the High Museum of Art

Meghann Riepenhoff is included in a group exhibition, Underexposed: Women Photographers from the Collection, on view at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA through August 1, 2021. The exhibition charts arenas of the photographic medium where women have significantly contributed and often pioneered the field, from photojournalism to process-based work. For more information, please see the museum website.

Grace Metzler at Duck Creek

Grace Metzler was featured in a three-person exhibition, Sunsets on Mars are Blue, at the Arts Center at Duck Creek, East Hampton, NY, from June 12 - July 18, 2021. Metzler, alongside painters Kylie Manning and Jay Miriam, finds humor between the lines of abstraction and figuration. To learn more, please see the Center's website.