Fridman Gallery presents Light Shop, Jan Tichy’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. Light Shop is an explorative study of light — its collection and dissemination, formation and commodification — taking place in the gradually fading Bowery Lighting District. Reflecting on the disappearance of the neighborhood lighting stores, the exhibition is in dialogue with the works of the photographer Berenice Abbott: Changing New York (1937) — a documentation of a city in transformation, and Documenting Science (1958) — an examination of the formal and material qualities of light. Bowery Prints is a suite of photograms made with glass objects the...
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