Janet Borden, Inc. opens a new exhibition of photographs by Neil Winokur

Janet Borden, Inc. opens a new exhibition of photographs by Neil Winokur

Janet Borden, Inc. opened Neil Winokur: Produce, a new exhibition of photographs by this master of the irreducible. The exhibition runs from 11 September – 20 October 2021. Neil Winokur, who is widely known for his deadpan rendering of dogs, people, and pets, has turned his attention to fruits and vegetables. Begun during quarantine, these are luscious portraits of humble forms. Although free of irony, the images evince a playfulness as well. They are seductive without being sentimental, illustrative not metaphorical. The straightforward pose of the object against a brilliantly monochromatic color background is Winokur’s signature style. Using gels in addition to color backdrops, Winokur charms more light and more intense hues that usually seen. This gives the subjects their iconic look. Even mushrooms are seductively attractive. Each print bursts with hyper-saturated color. Fennel fronds are gently articulated against an
Janet Borden, Inc. opened Neil Winokur: Produce, a new exhibition of photographs by this master of the irreducible. The exhibition runs from 11 September – 20 October 2021. Neil Winokur, who is widely known for his deadpan rendering of dogs, people, and pets, has turned his attention to fruits and vegetables. Begun during quarantine, these are luscious portraits of humble forms. Although free of irony, the images evince a playfulness as well. They are seductive without being sentimental, illustrative not metaphorical. The straightforward pose of the object against a brilliantly monochromatic color background is Winokur’s signature style. Using gels in addition to color backdrops, Winokur charms more light and more intense hues that usually seen. This gives the subjects their iconic look. Even mushrooms are seductively attractive. Each print bursts with hyper-saturated color. Fennel fronds are gently articulated against an