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LaToya Ruby Frazier, Shea’s Aunt Denise and Uncle Rodney in their home on Foster Street watching President Barack Obama take a sip of Flint water, 2016–17, gelatin silver print, 20 x 24".

LaToya Ruby Frazier

Gavin Brown's enterprise | 620 Greenwich Street

LaToya Ruby Frazier, Shea’s Aunt Denise and Uncle Rodney in their home on Foster Street watching President Barack Obama take a sip of Flint water, 2016–17, gelatin silver print, 20 x 24".

This recent exhibition of LaToya Ruby Frazier’s, which filled three floors of Gavin Brown’s new building in Harlem, included photographs from one much-acclaimed body of work—“The Notion of Family,” a thirteen-year project that Frazier began in 2001, when she was not yet twenty, and that eventually became a prize-winning book—and two more-recent groups, “Flint is Family” and “A Pilgrimage to Noah Purifoy’s Desert Art Museum” (both 2016–17). “This will be Frazier’s first solo gallery exhibition in New York City, her first solo commercial gallery debut in the United States, and her largest exhibition in New York to date,” a release on the artist’s website announced. Perhaps informed by this sense of event, or to take advantage of the gallery’s grand space for a sort of a partial retrospective, Frazier anchored her new work with something tried and true: Photographs from “

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