-Steven Heller, The New York Times
If Hannibal Lecter, Martin Margiela and a blind speed freak had a three-way in a Build-A-Bear workshop, these creatures would be their mutant offspring.
-Sarah Verdone, Paper Magazine
"Though the subjects of these portraits...aren't human, they seem to exude as much personality and feeling as any living, breathing thing."
Jen Trolio, Readymade Magazine
Rife with nostalgia and allusions to consumerism, childhood and sentimentality, among other heady topics, Bears... becomes a meditation on its subject.
-Ami Kealoha, Cool Hunting
"Part scientist, part sorcerer, Rogowski re-animates the bears as haunting reminders of childhood's complexities."
-Blyth Sheldon, V Magazine
About the Author
Kent Rogowski received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, where he is now a critic. He also teaches photography at The Pratt Institute. His first monograph, Bears, was published by powerHouse books in 2007. He has had solo shows in New York at both the Foley Gallery and the Jen Bekman Gallery. His first European solo show opened at the In Focus Gallery in Cologne, Germany in 2009.