May 9, 2012
Cultural Services of the French Embassy
972 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY; www.frenchculture.org
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in collaboration with Aperture Gallery, The Gallery at Hermès, and La Maison Française of New York University present Delpire & Co., an exhibition featuring a half century of achievement in the life and career of visionary French publisher, editor, and curator Robert Delpire, who has realized some of the most groundbreaking projects—in books, magazines, exhibitions, and advertising campaigns—in the history of photography.
Opening reception: Thursday, May 10, 6:00–8:00 pm, (by invitation only)
Exhibition on view: May 11–June 6, 2012
Viewing times: Monday–Friday, 2:00 pm–6:00 pm
Cultural Services of the French Embassy will present Delpire’s children books including the original French edition of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are and Crocodile Tears by André François. These publications have entertained several generations of children since the 1950s until now.
In conjunction with this exhibition, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy will host a PANEL DISCUSSION and STUDENT WORKSHOPS.
547 W. 27th St., 4th Floor
New York, NY; (212) 505-5555
Opening reception: Wednesday, May 9, 6:00–8:00 pm
Exhibition on view: May 10–July 19, 2012
Viewing times: Monday–Saturday, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Presenting classical and seminal publications by now-iconic photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein, Robert Frank, Josef Koudelka, and Sarah Moon. Delpire’s work with magazines will also be featured, including the very first issue of Neuf from 1950 and the seven issues of Nouvel Observateur Spécial Photo. Also presented in this space will be Delpire’s advertising projects for diverse clients from Cacharel, Citroën, L’Oréal, and the French Ministry of Culture.
The Gallery at Hermès/Fondation d’entreprise Hermès
691 Madison Ave.
New York, NY; (212) 751-3181
Opening reception: Thursday, May 10, 7:00–9:00 pm, by invitation only.
Exhibition on view: May 11–July 19, 2012
Viewing times: Monday–Saturday, 10:00 am–6:00 pm, except Thursday: 10:00 am–7:00 pm
The Gallery at Hermès, a space dedicated exclusively to photography, will present prints from more contemporary photographers such as Harry Gruyaert, Jehsong Baak, Michel Vanden Eeckhout, Michael Ackerman, Francesco Zizola, Raymond Depardon, Robert Doisneau, Paolo Pellegrin, Marc Riboud. Their books will also be on display so that the visitors can engage further with these photographers’ bodies of work. This space will showcase as well the Photo Poche series.
La Maison Française of New York University
16 Washington Mews (at University Place)
New York, NY; (212) 998-8750
Opening reception: Friday, May 18, 6:00–8:00 pm
Exhibition on view: May 21–July 19, 2012
Viewing times: Monday–Friday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
La Maison Française will showcase the Poche Illustrateur series, celebrating notable illustrators such as Roman Cieślewicz, Honoré Daumier, Etienne Delessert, Guy Peellaert, and Saul Steinberg.
In addition, two supporting exhibitions will be on view; Sarah Moon at Howard Greenberg Gallery, featuring new work, and Pace/MacGill Gallery will exhibit works by prominent photographers such as Robert Frank, Josef Koudelka, Duane Michals, Paolo Roversi, and Alfred Stieglitz.
Howard Greenberg Gallery
41 E. 57th St.
New York, NY; (212) 334-0010
Opening reception: May 10, 6:00–8:00 pm
Exhibition on view: May 11–June 23, 2012
Viewing times: Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Howard Greenberg Gallery will showcase the work of Sarah Moon.
32 E. 57th St., 9th Floor
New York, NY; (212) 759-7999
Opening reception: May 10, 6:00–8:00 pm
Exhibition on view: May 10–June 16, 2012
Viewing times: Tuesday–Friday, 9:30 am–5:30 pm, Saturday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Pace/MacGill Gallery will showcase the work of Robert Frank, Josef Koudelka, Duane Michals, Paolo Roversi, and Alfred Stieglitz.
For more information please visit: www.frenchculture.org