On Abstraction at Aperture

06/16/2009 12:38 PM |

c361/1245167428-manuelgeerinck.jpgOne of the summer’s best and most challenging exhibitions will get a little easier to process tonight when critic and curator Lyle Rexer discusses the exhibition The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography that he curated for Aperture Foundation‘s gallery and the signs copies of the accompanying book Abstraction in Photography. The Edge of Vision looks at the various methods and subjects photographers use and choose to create abstract photographs, with strategies ranging from close-ups on patterned surfaces to studio and chemical manipulations.

The lecture and signing with Lyle Rexer is free and begins tonight at 6:30pm (547 W 27th St, 4th Fl). The exhibition The Edge of Vision, which includes work by Bill Armstrong, Charles Lindsay, Edward Mapplethorpe and Manuel Geerinck (work pictured) among others, continues through July 16. Also, don’t forget to get your tickets for Aperture’s first Some Like it Hot Summer Party on Thursday night.