Ryan McGinley: Body Loud!


When: 16/04/16 - 10/07/16: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Where: Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, 3-20-2 Nishishinjuku

One of the things that Ryan McGinley is celebrated for is photographing his wide circle of friends. And to put it bluntly, McGinley’s friends – who include artists, musicians, and models – are probably cooler than yours. Captured in various states of undress, cavorting through natural environments, the subjects of the American photographer are sometimes vulnerable, other times alluring – but always compelling. As you gaze on pieces that range from the massive “Yearbook” – made up of hundreds of studio shots mounted on one wall of the Opera City Gallery – to a collection of somber-toned silver gelatin prints, make up your own mind whether you agree with the 2014 GQ article that dubbed McGinley “the most important photographer in America.”

Ryan McGinley: Body Loud!

How much: ¥1,200

More info: www.ryanmcginley.us/, www.operacity.jp/en/ag/

Image: Jessica and Anne Marie, C-print, 2012, ©Ryan McGinley

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