Yesterday was the opening day of Ryan McGinley’s latest exhibit, “The Animals.” Instead of police shutting down the entire event due to crowds in the street, this time they were on his side and shut down the block. Hosted at Team Gallery, the show will last until June 2nd and showcase some of the best that Mother Nature has to offer.
“We used hundreds of boxes of wet wipes because the animals were pooping and peeing everywhere and all over everybody. It’s not like I planned any of the photos — they all pretty much just came about by putting the person and the animal together and letting it organically happen using the body as a landscape, and finding the moment that made sense. I know that I created that moment because I put these elements together but it was still completely out of my power.” -McGinley
Ryan McGinley — “The Animals”
May 2nd – June 2nd 2012
Reception on Wednesday, May 2nd at 6:00PM
83 Grand Street