Saturday, July 4
Colorful abstract sculptures pose gleefully with selfie sticks, each set within bracing metal bars that crop the gallery’s white cube. A work titled FOMO, 2015, takes over another room. Rachel Harrison’s latest exhibition tackles the politics of selfie culture and follows the selfie-stick ban in more than forty-some locations worldwide (a list is included in the show’s press release).
Rachel Harrison Three Young Framers
The first retrospective of California photographer Larry Sultan brings together five major bodies of works spanning four-plus decades. His spare, seedy images of suburban America are almost as alarming as the prescience of his practice itself: a portrait of a photographer for whom scene and staging was truth.
Larry Sultan Here and Home
A.L. Steiner’s debut with this gallery includes a survey of her photo archive from 1995 to this year. Subjects include the Amerikkkin project of mass incarceration and slavery, the uncertain future of California, state-sanctioned exploitation and violence, and planetary implosion.
A.L. Steiner Come & Go