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05.02.14 Marina Galperina

“The ideal world would be you didn’t know what gender people where till they took their clothes off,” iconic photographer Nan Goldin says in a recent video interview about her new book Eden And After. Decades of photographs of her friends’ children are compiled here and they are distinctly Nan Goldin, filled with secret knowledge, free in androgyny. The […]

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12.03.13 Marina Galperina

Sabine Lidl’s documentary Nan Goldin – I Remember Your Face premiered at the Zurich Film Festival this year and the trailer is perfect. It’s a portrait of the legendary photographer who documented her friends, drug use and drug abuse, love and domestic violence, wild times and loss, gay culture and the gays whom she kept constantly falling in love with. Shot […]

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08.05.13 Marina Galperina

“I don’t want to show my life to the public this way anymore,” Nan Goldin swore in 2010. “It’s cost me a lot and I don’t want anyone to know anything about my life today.” Not sure what’s changed, and to be fair, her upcoming new show in East Hampton spans from the ’80s to […]

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01.30.13 Eugene Reznik

William Eggleston, Nan Goldin, Ryan McGinley, Martin Parr, Terry Richardson, and Stephen Shore — under one roof, on one exhibition bill, with all new work. How?! Turns out, it was pretty simple: #swag. Vice has the full interview with curator Ken Miller who organized the show, which opens tomorrow at Aperture Foundation, after Fujifilm approached […]

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12.01.11 Marina Galperina

Photographer Nan Goldin’s legendary Ballad of Sexual Dependency slideshow was meant to dazzle and depress at Rio de Janeiro’s Oi Futuro Museum in January. Alas, they’ve cancelled the show, deeming it inappropriate because won’t somebody please think of the children?!!! […]

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11.07.11 Marina Galperina

See 400 intimate Nan Goldin autobiographical portraits of friends stripped raw in decadent dismay — the ones she promised to never photograph again — remixed with her exclusive shots from the Louvre in the “Scopophilia” slide installation making its NYC debut at the at Matthew Marks Gallery. It looks gorgeous, like it flows oh so well. […]

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12.15.10 Marina Galperina

Nan Goldin made a career of photographing her friends withering from heroin and AIDS, her sister slipping into suicidal depression and the bloody eyes and heart-shaped bruises left by her lovers for the public. Now, the 57-year-old photographer says she is done sharing. […]

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06.24.10 Marina Galperina

With a wide curatorial grasp on artistic obsessives from Maya Deren to Shirin Neshat to Dash Snow, the James Cohan Gallery’s group show “The Tell-Tale Heart (Part 2)” explores the “dissolute scenarios” of emotional turmoil as fed through the lens. Because without Nan Goldin’s camera that Heart-shaped Bruise wouldn’t be quite as aesthetic. Preview some […]

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