Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to return to Art Basel with work by Diane Arbus, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Sophie Calle, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, Katy Grannan, Martine Gutierrez, Peter Hujar, Richard Learoyd, Christian Marclay, Wardell Milan, Richard Misrach, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Carrie Mae Weems and others.
Hall 2, Booth A12
Explore an extended selection of the works below.
Katy Grannan photographed French actress Isabelle Huppert for a recent Balenciaga campaign.
This typology was included in On the Art of Fixing a Shadow, the landmark exhibition at the National Gallery in 1989 marking the 150th anniversary of photography’s invention.
Martine Gutierrez is an artist, performer, and musician who produces elaborate narrative scenes that employ pop culture tropes in order to explore personal and collective identity in terms of race, gender, class, indigeneity, and culture. For Indigenous Woman, a 124-page magazine, Gutierrez produced every element, from fashion spreads and ads to an editor’s letter. Gutierrez uses herself as a model in the magazine’s glossy, seductive imagery, and has described the project as a celebration of “ever-evolving self-image.”
In Carrie Mae Weems’s Blue Notes series, grainy blue portraits of Black pop culture figures and artists are hidden by blocks of solid color.
Explore our current show, Carrie Mae Weems: WITNESS here.
Wardell Milan works in mixed media, combining elements of photography, drawing, painting, and collage. Themes of freedom of expression and safe spaces are often at the forefront of his works, especially as they apply to the marginalized body.
Since the early 1960s, Lee Friedlander has focused on the signs that inscribe the American landscape, from hand-lettered ads to storefront windows to massive billboards. Depicting these texts with precision and sly humor, Friedlander’s approach to America transcribes a sort of found poetry of commerce and desire.
Visit our booth at Art Basel, Hall 2, Booth A12.