The creative forces behind Fotografiska (co-founders and brothers Jan and Per Broman) continue to open international locations that share a mission with their Stockholm flagship. More than photography museums, these social art spaces focus on curatorial topics that push boundaries and address the humanity behind the artistry and craft. Few exhibits could propel such concepts further than Devotion! 30 Years of Photographing Women, an expansion of a retrospective dedicated to the work of German photographer Ellen von Unwerth that debuted in Sweden several years back. Seven galleries in the revitalized faux-Gothic landmark on Park Avenue South highlight von Unwerth’s exploration of gender and celebration of lust and transgressive humor. Further, this inaugural exhibition heralds the capabilities of Fotografiska New York.
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