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Mike Mandel: Good 70s @Robert Mann

By Loring Knoblauch / In Galleries / June 14, 2017

JTF (just the facts): A total of 84 black and white and color photographs, variously framed and matted, and hung against white walls in the main gallery space and the smaller side room. (Installation shots below.)

The show incudes works from the following series/projects, with the number of works on view, their processes, dates, and editions (as appropriate) as background:

  • Evidence (made with Larry Sultan): 13 gelatin silver prints, each 8×10, 1977
  • People in Cars: 20 vintage gelatin silver prints mounted to a 30×40 board, 1970-1973
  • Boardwalk Minus Forty: 23 gelatin silver prints, each 8×10, and 4 archival pigment prints, each 9×11 (in editions of 6), 1974
  • Myself: Timed Exposures: 21 vintage gelatin silver prints, each roughly 6×8, 1971
  • Motels: 3 archival pigment prints, each 16×24, in editions of 6, 1974
  • Baseball – Photographer Trading Cards: compete set of 135 cards (in vitrine), 1975
  • Don Drowty The Famous: 13:54 min. video, in edition of 6, 1971

A retrospective exhibition of the artist’s work is currently (5/20/17-8/20/17) on view at SFMOMA (here). A boxed set monograph of these bodies of work was published in 2015 by J&L Books (here).

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