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Extended through January 30, 2016

Linda McCartney and Mary McCartney

Mother Daughter

November 20, 2015–January 30, 2016
976 Madison Avenue, New York

Installation view Artworks © Mary McCartneyArtworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artworks © Mary McCartney
Artworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Installation view Artworks © Mary McCartneyArtworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artworks © Mary McCartney
Artworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Installation view Artworks © Mary McCartneyArtworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artworks © Mary McCartney
Artworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Installation view Artworks © Mary McCartneyArtworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Installation view

Artworks © Mary McCartney
Artworks © Paul McCartney, photo by Rob McKeever

Works Exhibited

Linda Mccartney, James, Sussex, 1980 C-type print© 1980 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, James, Sussex, 1980

C-type print
© 1980 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Paul with Rose, Marrakesh, 1972 C-type print© 1972 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Paul with Rose, Marrakesh, 1972

C-type print
© 1972 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Cherries, Antigua, 1970 C-type print© 1970 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Cherries, Antigua, 1970

C-type print
© 1970 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Whiskey and Milk, Scotland, 1978 Archival fiber-based print© 1978 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Whiskey and Milk, Scotland, 1978

Archival fiber-based print
© 1978 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Jimi Hendrix, New York, 1968 Archival fiber-based print© 1968 Paul McCartney

Linda Mccartney, Jimi Hendrix, New York, 1968

Archival fiber-based print
© 1968 Paul McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Dance on Tightrope, London, 2012 Archival fiber-based print© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Dance on Tightrope, London, 2012

Archival fiber-based print
© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, In Poloroids, Sussex, 2011 C-type print© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, In Poloroids, Sussex, 2011

C-type print
© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Embrace, London, 2003 C-type print© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Embrace, London, 2003

C-type print
© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Mum’s Side of the Bed, 1998 C-type print© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Mum’s Side of the Bed, 1998

C-type print
© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Water Boy, Long Island, 1995 Archival fiber-based print© Mary McCartney

Linda and Mary McCartney, Water Boy, Long Island, 1995

Archival fiber-based print
© Mary McCartney

About

My mother shaped my view of the world and inspired me to embrace spontaneity and capture the unforced. To show with her is such an honor for me and validates my journey as a photographer.
—Mary McCartney

Gagosian New York is pleased to announce the special exhibition Linda McCartney and Mary McCartney: Mother Daughter.

Exhibited together for the first time, the photographs of the late Linda McCartney and her daughter Mary explore the connective tissue of family, common experience, and a love of the photographic medium. Their images are highly instinctual, rather than analytical; as well they reveal a great ability to capture fleeting moments of intimacy.

Spanning three decades, works by the photographers are organized to reveal the almost symbiotic harmony between them. The exhibition is a treasury of moments derived from relaxed interactions with family, a dazzling array of celebrities—Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Kate Moss, Rihanna—and everyday life. Evident is a shared sensibility between mother and daughter in how they establish an emotional rapport with their subjects and exact a sense of their true selves. Rather than distinguishing between works by Linda or Mary, the installation proposes their vision of the world as one.

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