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Barbara Pollack Photographs: The Subject Reflects

Barbara Pollack Photographs: The Subject Reflects BARBARA POLLACK PHOTOGRAPHS The Subject Reflects Robert Marshall interviews Max Berger Barbara Pollack is a visual artist who has had solo exhibitions at the Holly Solomon Gallery, Esso Gallery, and Trans in New York City. Her work is included in the collections of the New York Public Library, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Pollack’s Dance Party, a series of photographs taken at her son Max Berger’s junior high school dances, was exhibited at Esso Gallery from September 12, 2001 through November 24, 2001. In this project, she builds on her earlier The Family of Men in which, using images of her husband and Max, Pollack re-created Edward Steichen’s famous Family of Man. Robert Marshall was curious to learn what Max, who was then thirteen, thought of his mother’s photographs; one afternoon in August, before the opening at Esso, Marshall sat with Max in Pollack’s bedroom. Color photocopies of the pictures in the show were spread around them on the floor. Marshall, a visual artist, fiction writer, and critic, lives in New York City. His work has appeared in recent shows at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans and in New York at the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art MIT Press

Barbara Pollack Photographs: The Subject Reflects

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Publisher
MIT Press
Copyright
© 2003 Performing Arts Journal, Inc.
Subject
Interview
ISSN
1520-281X
eISSN
1537-9477
DOI
10.1162/152028103322491692
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Abstract

BARBARA POLLACK PHOTOGRAPHS The Subject Reflects Robert Marshall interviews Max Berger Barbara Pollack is a visual artist who has had solo exhibitions at the Holly Solomon Gallery, Esso Gallery, and Trans in New York City. Her work is included in the collections of the New York Public Library, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Pollack’s Dance Party, a series of photographs taken at her son Max Berger’s junior high school dances, was exhibited at Esso Gallery from September 12, 2001 through November 24, 2001. In this project, she builds on her earlier The Family of Men in which, using images of her husband and Max, Pollack re-created Edward Steichen’s famous Family of Man. Robert Marshall was curious to learn what Max, who was then thirteen, thought of his mother’s photographs; one afternoon in August, before the opening at Esso, Marshall sat with Max in Pollack’s bedroom. Color photocopies of the pictures in the show were spread around them on the floor. Marshall, a visual artist, fiction writer, and critic, lives in New York City. His work has appeared in recent shows at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans and in New York at the

Journal

PAJ: A Journal of Performance and ArtMIT Press

Published: Sep 1, 2003

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