Two Photographers Dig Into Genres We Thought We Knew

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Heather Bennett

"On The Road"
digital print on premium luster
diptych_RIGHT, 2 panels at 28" x 42" each
2013

Within a block of each other on the Lower East Side, two photographers who dig into genres we thought we already knew — Heather Bennett uses self-portraiture to don various personas, Katherine Newbegin takes long exposures of empty interiors — manage to uncover fresh faces and new spaces. Here are images from both exhibitions - and read R. C. Baker's full review of them both here: "Photographic Fiction and Fact in the LES."

Heather Bennett: 'Four Stories'
Stephan Stoyanov Gallery
29 Orchard Street
212-343-4240, stephanstoyanov.com
Through April 27

Katherine Newbegin: 'Vacant'
Lesley Heller Workspace
54 Orchard Street
212-410-6120, lesleyheller.com
Through April 20

Published on April 16, 2014

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