Photography Exhibition: The Loving Story: Photographs by Grey Villet, Museum of the International Center of Photography, 1133 Ave. of the Americas, through May 6.
South African-born photographer Grey Villet (1927 – 2000) produced photo essays for LIFE magazine over the course of 17 years. On assignment for the magazine in 1965, Villet photographed an interracial married couple in Virginia whose United States Supreme Court Case Loving v. Virginia overturned the country’s anti-miscegenation laws in 1967. The Loving Story: Photographs by Grey Villet on view at the Museum of the ICP includes 20 vintage prints of his intimate images revealing the tender bond between Richard Perry Loving, a white, and his wife Mildred, a woman of African American and Native American descent, who had been arrested for miscegenation after they were married in 1958.
Opening: Paul Graham: The Present, Pace Gallery, 545 West 22 Street, opening reception on February 23 from 6 – 8pm.
The Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill Gallery present a solo exhibition of new work by Paul Graham, a British photographer living and working in New York City. The exhibition consists of 16 diptych and two triptych works portraying anonymous figures on the streets of New York City in stark daylight and dark shadows.
Opening: John Chamberlain: Choices, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, opening February 24.
The Guggenheim Museum unveils a major retrospective of nearly 100 works by American sculptor John Chamberlain. Choices includes Chamberlain’s monochromatic welded iron-rod sculptures, as well as his more recent large-scale foil creations.
– Tema Stauffer