Terry Richardson "MOM DAD" @ Half Gallery, NYCJuxtapoz // Friday, 11 Nov 2011
Terry Richardson, always one to bring his parents into his body of photography work, will be opening a new exhibition in conjunction with a new monograph, Mom Dad, at Half Gallery in NYC tonight, 11.11.11. Terry's late father, Bob Richardson, was a renowned fashion photographer, and his mom Annie still lives in Ojai, California, where Terry grew up.
As Terry has said, "My parents split up when I was four. It feels good for me to have them back together again, even if it's in a gallery and only for a little while. It's something I'm doing for me and in a way, for them."
Half Gallery notes, "Mixing captured text and portraiture, this series doubles as an epistemological survey of one man's life in an attempt to reconcile his family of origin." The two-volume book, Mom Dad, from Morel Books, launched at Colette in Paris late September.
November 11—December 4, 2011