Posts Tagged ‘Mads Gamdrup’

The Best Photography Exhibits of 2011

Locally, the past year has been a good one for two types of photography—landscape work and documentary. It's also been notable for several smart shows at the American University Museum and Goethe-Institut, but the sad closing of a venerable venue of good photography, Bethesda's Fraser Gallery. Here's my list of the 10 best photographic exhibits in [...]

Reviewed: “Mads Gamdrup: Renunciation” at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

Mads Gamdrup’s “Renunciation,” a series of 16 large-scale photographs of desert landscapes, is less notable for its individual images than for its holistic concept. Gamdrup, a fortysomething Dane, breaks little new ground visually, which isn’t surprising given that he’s chosen a subject that’s been documented repeatedly since the birth of photography. (The Corcoran’s own galleries [...]