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Releases: Ryan McGinley – “Life Adjustment Center” Book

Coinciding with his show at Ratio 3, Dashwood Books is releasing a book based on Ryan McGinley’s “Life Adjustment Center” (covered) exhibition.  The book will ship Nov 8, but you can pre-order yours today.  It is $45, hardcover, 7″ x 9.5″, and an edition of 3,000. Dashwood also has a few copies of his last book (their first with the artist) as well, which you should pick up soon, if you’ve been sleeping on it. Discuss Ryan McGinley here.

Openings: Ryan McGinley – “Life Adjustment Center” @ Ratio 3

With Ratio 3 playing host, Bay Area residents came out en masse to catch a glimpse of phenom photographer Ryan McGinley’s newest body of work last night. Famously known as the youngest artist ever to have a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Life Adjustment Center (previewed) showcases in perfect detail the reasons for such an honor. Technical prowess, imaginative shot composing and a flair for the dramatic all work in concert to engage and entice the viewer, both in subdued monochromatics […]

Preview: Ryan McGinley – “Life Adjustment Center” @ Ratio 3

In a continuation of the two themes displayed at London’s Frieze Art Fair (covered) this month, Ryan McGinley is set to reveal his newest collection of luminous photographs with Ratio 3, his second solo endeavor with the San Francisco gallery. Opening this Friday, Life Adjustment Center (teased) will juxtapose two distinctly disparate, yet immediately recognizable bodies of work. Continue after the jump.

Frieze 2010: Ryan McGinley @ Team Gallery

The Frieze Art Fair is soon upon us. Occupying Team Gallery’s booth at Frieze will be a group show consisting of a few of their represented artists. Among them is Ryan McGinley, who will be showing photos from his most recent road trip, as well as more b&w studio portraits of models with exotic animals.  AM readers might also be interested in Banks Violette, who will be showing his first large-scale, text-based installation. The piece seems to announce a impending apocalypse, so prepare yourselves. More […]

Teaser: Ryan McGinley – “Life Adjustment Center” @ Ratio3

Get ready San Francisco because one of the art world’s leading young photographers is coming to your city at the end of October.  That’s right, Ryan McGinley’s next solo exhibition will take place at Ratio 3, opening on Oct. 29.  As with all McGinley shows, it will be highly anticipated and it will be huge.  Stay tuned for more information.

Video: Ryan McGinley – “Friends Forever”

The warm weather season is almost over.  We know what’s been on everyone’s mind: “what sort of magical goodness has Ryan McGinley been creating for us this summer?”  Well, we can now start answering that question.  The talented artist went to the Pitchfork Music Festival and documented his two favorite bands on camera.  Smith Westerns and Girls are the subjects of this intimate film.  It’s a wonderful experience with fantastic music, fun-loving youngsters, and beautiful scenes. Check it out for yourself after the jump…

Preview: “3+1” @ Galerie du Jour – agnès b

Known best for his acclaimed work as an author and film-maker, including writing Kids and directing Gummo and Julien Donkey-Boy, Harmony Korine is also well-regarded as an artist and photographer. On September 9th, he opens an exhibition with works alongside Ryan McGinley and Dash Snow at agnès b.’s Galerie du Jour in Paris. This time, Korine unveils mixed-media paintings, while it looks like photographs by McGinley and Snow will be shown. It is an important step in Korine’s artistic career, as his artwork will be […]

Video: Ryan McGinley – “Entrance Romance”

In the art world, while a lot of galleries go on break and artists travel to their favorite relaxation destinations, summertime is McGinley time.  Although the young photographer has put his signature summer road trip sessions into retirement, his film career is progressing nicely.  Following on the heals of his Pringle of Scotland video featuring Tilda Swinton, comes Entrance Romance, featuring model Carolyn Murphy. Although it may be disappointing for those familiar with McGinley’s work that Murphy does not appear naked in the film, there […]

Releases: Ryan McGinley – “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere” Limited Edition Book

To accompany Ryan McGinley’s insanely popular exhibition (the opening had to be shut down by the fire marshal due to the volume of the crowd) Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, Dashwood Books has released a limited edition, hardcover book featuring images from the acclaimed photographer’s current show at Team Gallery. The $95 book, an edition of 2,000, is the artist’s “most ambitious book to date, a beautifully produced volume, luxuriously printed in tritone with a folded poster wrap.” It looks as though all 100 images […]

Openings: Ryan McGinley – “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” @ Team Gallery

Thursday night, Ryan McGinley opened his latest body or work “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere” at SOHO’s Team Gallery. This homecoming show for the young and talented photographer was jammed packed from the opening moments – it almost seemed that every other attendee in the dense crowd was a friend or acquaintance of the renowned photographer. Ryan was very gracious as he took time to greet every fan that approached him. As we noted in our first preview, this body of work is a departure […]