Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road

(Friday) (Sunday)

Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road presents new and recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie, an essential figure in contemporary photography. Taken over the course of six months at the Bel-Air, California, residence of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, the exhibition’s photographs are drawn from two series: Closets and Jewels, and 700 Nimes Road. Inspired by William Eggleston’s images of Elvis Presley’s Memphis estate, Graceland, Opie creates a portrait of Taylor from her personal space and mementos.

The artist photographs rooms, closets, shoes, clothing, and jewelry that depict an indirect, yet deeply intimate, portrait of a life defined by wealth and fame. In Opie’s words, the project is not about the relationship to celebrity but about “the relationship to what is human.”

Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road is organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 E Las Olas Blvd
FL 33301 Fort Lauderdale
United states
9545255500
http://nsuartmuseum.org/exhibition/catherine-opie-700-n...

Selection of further exhibitions in: United states

18.10.2019 - 09.02.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
01.11.2019 - 22.03.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
31.08.2019 - 05.07.2020
de Young Museum | de Young
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco

Read more >>
23.11.2019 - 28.06.2020
Seattle Art Museum
1300 FIRST AVENUE
Seattle

Read more >>
12.10.2019 - 02.11.2019
School of Visual Arts - SVA
209 East 23 Street
New York

Read more >>
12.10.2019 - 09.02.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>
24.05.2019 - 05.01.2020
Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM
1103 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami

Read more >>
19.08.2017 - 26.01.2020
de Young Museum | de Young
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco

Read more >>
12.10.2019 - 09.02.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>
20.01.2020 - 20.01.2020
Mexican and Latino Art Museum | San Francisco | In Association With The Smithsonian Institution - Th
Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D
San Francisco

Read more >>
19.10.2019 - 16.11.2019
School of Visual Arts - SVA
209 East 23 Street
New York

Read more >>
27.10.2019 - 05.07.2020
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale

Read more >>
16.11.2019 - 15.03.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>
20.07.2019 - 05.01.2020
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn

Read more >>
04.05.2019 - 08.03.2020
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston

Read more >>
01.08.2019 - 03.03.2020
01.12.2018 - 05.01.2020
School of Visual Arts - SVA
209 East 23 Street
New York

Read more >>
07.12.2018 - 12.01.2020
School of Visual Arts - SVA
209 East 23 Street
New York

Read more >>










Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Main address: NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale 1 E Las Olas Blvd FL 33301 Fort Lauderdale, United states NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale 1 E Las Olas Blvd FL 33301 Fort Lauderdale, United states Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road presents new and recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie, an essential figure in contemporary photography. Taken over the course of six months at the Bel-Air, California, residence of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, the exhibition’s photographs are drawn from two series: Closets and Jewels, and 700 Nimes Road. Inspired by William Eggleston’s images of Elvis Presley’s Memphis estate, Graceland, Opie creates a portrait of Taylor from her personal space and mementos.

The artist photographs rooms, closets, shoes, clothing, and jewelry that depict an indirect, yet deeply intimate, portrait of a life defined by wealth and fame. In Opie’s words, the project is not about the relationship to celebrity but about “the relationship to what is human.”

Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road is organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Book tickets