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Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace

celebrated American photographer's unsettling new work...

Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace

Continuing his progression from naked kids in urban New York to naked kids in the wilderness, über-hip photographer Ryan McGinley‘s latest show displays an increasingly cinematic feel to his work...

Continuing his progression from naked kids in urban New York to naked kids in the wilderness, über-hip photographer Ryan McGinley‘s latest show – opening Saturday at Amsterdam’s Galerie Gabriel Rolt – displays an increasingly cinematic feel to his work, whilst the use of animals continues McGinley’s fascination with nature, freedom and adventure.

For those of you who’ve been with us a long time you may recall his spellbinding Moonmilk collection that we featured back in 2009, the psychedelic, almost lunar, landscapes that were prominent then have been replaced by a much more real, rugged wilderness, with darker, symbolic overtones that make for compelling, if not particularly unsettling viewing. While we leave you to drift into McGinley’s powerful, evocative imagery, we’ll be finding a way to sift through the disturbing spam that we’ve probably triggered by writing ‘naked kids’ 3 times in one article…

Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace
Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace
Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace
Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace
Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace
Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace
Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace
Ryan McGinley, Somewhere Someplace

All images copyright Ryan McGinley, Courtesy Galerie Gabriel Rolt.

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