new york: childhood & youth

photographer stephen shames’ show childhood & youth just opened at steven kasher gallery [until feb 21]. since he started working in 1967, childhood and youth have been central concerns of his photography. having had a rough childhood himself, he is not only able to identify with children’s sufferings but also sees his work as a healing process for himself. location: 521 west 23rd street, second floor [chelsea]. © stephen shames