EXHIBITION 27 NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 26, 2016
OPENING 26TH NOVEMBER 2016, 6-9PM
This new exhibition presents photographs that span 20 years of Richardson’s career, from 1996 to 2016. The images features his seductives muses and St Barth regulars, captured in the sexy and raw aesthetic that is specific touch of the artist. Kate Moss kisses the televised face of Elvis Presley; as Rihanna, Cindy Crawford, and Eva Herzigova abandon themselves to the eye of the master of chic-eroticism. The compromising aesthetic of Richardson’s camera is one of the most recognizable trends in fashion contemporary photography. Terry Richardson was born in New York in 1965. He established himself as one of the most prominent photographers of New York’s underground scene in the 1990s, he forged a provocative style based on comical nudes and explicit closeups. Few artists have done more to document the complex spectrum of contemporary American culture. His photography has been featured in advertorial campaigns for fashion designers Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, and Yves Saint Laurent and has appeared in periodicals including Vogue, i-D, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, GQ, and Vice, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Barack Obama, and Beyoncé posing for him. Richardson has been the subject of solo exhibitions in galleries including at OH WOW, Los Angeles (2012), Half Gallery, New York (2011), Deitch Projects, New York (2004) and Galerie Perrotin, Paris (1996, 1999, 2015 and 2016). His work has also been exhibited in several museums and institutions including MOCA, Los Angeles (2012), Foam Fotogra emuseum, Amsterdam (2006), The Contemporary, Baltimore (2005), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2005 and 2004), Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (2004), KW Institute, Berlin (2003).