Let’s get it out of the way: the body of remarkable photographs currently on display at the Guggenheim Museum’s fourth-floor annex, through June 13, were produced by Francesca Woodman between 1975 and 1981, the year she killed herself at the age of 22 by jumping out of the window of her New York loft …
Compellingly lurid though the subject of Woodman’s suicide may be, to dwell on it is to miss the full splendor of her photographs, their full range of influences (and afterlives), their sly beauty and humor.
[Read more at Capital New York]

Let’s get it out of the way: the body of remarkable photographs currently on display at the Guggenheim Museum’s fourth-floor annex, through June 13, were produced by Francesca Woodman between 1975 and 1981, the year she killed herself at the age of 22 by jumping out of the window of her New York loft

Compellingly lurid though the subject of Woodman’s suicide may be, to dwell on it is to miss the full splendor of her photographs, their full range of influences (and afterlives), their sly beauty and humor.

[Read more at Capital New York]