Casemore Kirkeby presents a historical solo presentation of Raised By Wolves by Jim Goldberg, comprised of vintage silver gelatin prints, archival pigment prints, and ephemera. Goldberg’s seminal body of work, Raised By Wolves, collages ten years of photographs, texts, films and installations into an epic narrative of the lives of runaway teenagers in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Working in the liminal space between documentary and narrative fiction, Goldberg invented a visual language crafted from home movie stills, snapshots, drawings, diary entries, audio, film, and his subjects’ discarded belongings that stands at the intersection of the documentary tradition, Californian conceptual art movements of the 1970s, and the emerging subjective storytelling of the 1980s. Raised By Wolves falls between Goldberg’s projects, Rich and Poor (1977-1983) and Open See (2003-2009). This groundbreaking project has rarely been presented since its original exhibitions at Corcoran and SFMOMA in the mid 1990s. Among the many awards and grants received by Goldberg are a Guggenheim Fellowship (1985), three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships (1980, 1989, 1990), the Fondation Henri...
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