SERGIO PURTELL

IN BROOKLYN:  

Architectures of Disappearance

April 8 – May 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 7 – 8 PM:

On Photographing & Documenting Brooklyn

Sergio Purtell &

Thomas Roma, Professor at Columbia University's School for the Arts, and Director of the Photography Department; whose photographs of Brooklyn appeared in one-person and group exhibitions at The Museum
of Modern Art and the International Center of Photography

in conversation with Susan Kismaric, current Adjunct Professor of Photography at FordhamUniversity, former Curator of Photography at
The Museum of Modern Art

 

from left to right: Susan Kismaric, Thomas Roma, Sergio Purtell

 

© photograph by adolfo doring, all rights reserved

SERGIO PURTELL

Real, 3rd St., Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2008

Silver gelatin print mounted on dibond in white artist frame

 

 

 

LARGE :  50.5 x 63.5 in. (128.3 x 161.3 cm.) - Edition of 3

MEDIUM :  37 3/4 x 47.5 in.  ( 94 x 120.6 cm) - Edition of 6

SMALL:  19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. ( 51 x 61 cm) - Edition of 10

SERGIO PURTELL

IN BROOKLYN:  

Architectures of Disappearance

April 8 – May 16, 2015

 

SERGIO PURTELL

IN BROOKLYN:  

Architectures of Disappearance

April 8 – May 16, 2015

 

 

SERGIO PURTELL

Real, 1st Street St., Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2008

Silver gelatin print mounted on dibond in white artist frame

 

 

LARGE :  50.5 x 63.5 in. (128.3 x 161.3 cm.) - Edition of 3

MEDIUM :  37 3/4 x 47.5 in.  ( 94 x 120.6 cm) - Edition of 6

SMALL:  19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. ( 51 x 61 cm) - Edition of 10

 

SERGIO PURTELL

IN BROOKLYN:  

Architectures of Disappearance

April 8 – May 16, 2015

 

Real, Huron St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

2010

Silver gelatin print mounted on dibond in white artist frame

 

 

LARGE :  50.5 x 63.5 in. (128.3 x 161.3 cm.) - Edition of 3

MEDIUM :  37 3/4 x 47.5 in.  ( 94 x 120.6 cm) - Edition of 6

SMALL:  19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. ( 51 x 61 cm) - Edition of 10

SERGIO PURTELL

Real, Greenpoint Ave. and Provost St., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY

2010

Silver gelatin print mounted on dibond in white artist frame

 

 

 

 

LARGE :  50.5 x 63.5 in. (128.3 x 161.3 cm.) - Edition of 3

MEDIUM :  37 3/4 x 47.5 in.  ( 94 x 120.6 cm) - Edition of 6

SMALL:  19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. ( 51 x 61 cm) - Edition of 10

SERGIO PURTELL

Real, Kent and South 3rd St., Willliamsburg,  Brooklyn, NY

2011

Silver gelatin print mounted on dibond in white artist frame

 

 

LARGE :  50.5 x 63.5 in. (128.3 x 161.3 cm.) - Edition of 3

MEDIUM :  37 3/4 x 47.5 in.  ( 94 x 120.6 cm) - Edition of 6

SMALL:  19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. ( 51 x 61 cm) - Edition of 10

SERGIO PURTELL

Real, 3rd St. and 3rd Ave., Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2008

Silver gelatin print mounted on dibond in white artist frame

 

 

 

LARGE :  50.5 x 63.5 in. (128.3 x 161.3 cm.) - Edition of 3

MEDIUM :  37 3/4 x 47.5 in.  ( 94 x 120.6 cm) - Edition of 6

SMALL:  19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. ( 51 x 61 cm) - Edition of 10

Press

THE BROWNSTONER Exhibit Shows Change and Diversity in Brooklyn from the 1960s to Now, by Sean Devlin (SERGIO PURTELL)
September 7, 2017
HYPERALLERGIC BRIC presents Brooklyn Photogrpahs, a Group Exhibition Tracing Chhange and Diversity in the Borough
September 7, 2017
THE NEW YORK TIMES Ruin and Einvention in a Transforming Brooklyn by David Gonzales (SERGIO PURTELL in Group Exhibition)
September 6, 2017
THE CREATORS PROJECT Decades Apart, These Photos All Have One Thing in Common
by Andrew Nunes
ARTS IN BUSHWICK, Elegant to Edgy: Purtell and Rosenfeld in Black and White, by Catherine Kirkpatrick, June 25, 2015
The New York Times City Blog, April 29, 2015 by Tatiana Schlossberg

Sergio Purtell, a photographer, speaks about his pictures of a disappearing Brooklyn at Art 3 gallery in Bushwick. 7 p.m. [Free]

Bedford & Bowery, Gallery Scene, These Eery Photos Capture Brooklyn's Vanishing Industrial Streetscapes by Nicole Disser, April 9, 2015
News 12 Brooklyn, Best of Brooklyn: Photographer explores changing Brooklyn, by Amanda Plasencia, April 11, 2015
Gothamist, Chilean Photographer Captures Brooklyn's Many Changes by Emma Whitford, April 7, 2015
ARTSY Editorial, Photographer Captures Brooklyn's Shockingly Rapid Gentrification by K. Sundberg, April 7, 2015
Brooklyn Daily, April 2, 2015: Cobble Hill photographer captures a disappearing Brooklyn, by Noah Hurowitz
Adventures in Development, SERGIO PURTELL, IN BROOKLYN: ARCHITECTURES OF DISAPPEARANCE, March 27, 2015
PRESS RELEASE | SERGIO PURTELL Architectures of Disappearance
ARTNET NEWS Andre von Morisse Takes on Industrial Landscape Photography The Norwegian artist discusses the poetics of urban and industrial imagery, by Bree Hughes