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Dave Heath: Dialogues with Solitudes

Dave Heath: Dialogues with Solitudes

Dave Heath occupies a unique place in the history of American photography. Influenced by W. Eugene Smith and the photographers of the Chicago School, including Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan, he cannot, however, be considered as either a documentary or an experimental photographer. His photography is above all a way of bearing witness to his presence in the world by…
Jerry Uelsmann: NOW

Jerry Uelsmann: NOW

NOW (RECENT WORK), features a selection of new images from one of the most innovative photographers of the last half-century, Jerry Uelsmann. Renowned for his revolutionary multiple exposure printing technique, where multiple negatives and enlargers are employed in the darkroom and several images are fused to create a single photograph, Uelsmann’s images blend the familiar with the abstract to create…
Cosimo Manlio De Pasquale: The Well of Souls

Cosimo Manlio De Pasquale: The Well of Souls

Wat Rong Khun, better known as “White Temple” is located in the city of Chiang Rai, in the Northern Thailand. It is a bizarre and particular Buddhist and Hindu temple, a real work of contemporary art designed by the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. The main building at the the Temple is reached by crossing a little bridge over a small lake,…
Hugo Erfurth: A Look at the Collection

Hugo Erfurth: A Look at the Collection

Most of the portraits that survive from the studio of Hugo Erfurth (1874–1948) hark back in style to the era of art photography. This artistically motivated photographic approach, also known as Pictorialism, flourished at the end of the 19th century until around 1914. The photographers aimed to create exquisitely designed compositions, which were further refined using special manual and technical…
Steve Banks: Nitro

Steve Banks: Nitro

From the forthcoming book, NITRO: Drag Racing In The Sixties,1961-1966 by Nazraeli Press. Drag racing as we know it was born in Southern California. In the late 1930s, local automotive enthusiasts known as hot rodders began customizing their cars and informally meeting up at local drive-in stands to show off their souped up creations. They would issue the challenge “You…
Keith Carter: Fifty Years

Keith Carter: Fifty Years

Dubbed a “poet of the ordinary” by the Los Angeles Times, Keith Carter came of age during the turbulent sixties and seventies. From his experiences, he has developed a singular, haunting style that captures both the grit and the glory of the human spirit. Showcasing a broad array of his work, Keith Carter: Fifty Years spans delicate, century-old processes as…
Benjamin Decoin: Atomic commuters

Benjamin Decoin: Atomic commuters

I’ve traveled a few times in North Korea, and one of the only to photography ‘real’ people has always been through windows of buses. A lot of things are said through those faces and the way we look at each other. Born and raised in a family of artists, Benjamin Decoin has always been surrounded by visual arts. He started…
George Tice: 80th Anniversary

George Tice: 80th Anniversary

Born on October 13, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey, George Tice was inspired as a young boy by his father’s photo albums to purchase a $29.95 Kodak Pony camera and begin taking photographs. At age fourteen, he became the youngest member of the Carteret Camera Club, and a few years later enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a photographer’s mate.…
Rui Caria: The refugrants

Rui Caria: The refugrants

In October 2017 I happened to be lucky enough to be able to do something that could take about 2 years to get authorized. I boarded a Portuguese navy vessel for a month to provide full coverage of the Frontex – Triton mission. Today, despite having learned so much, I know less than I thought I knew before I went;…
August Sander: Masterworks – Photographs from “People of the 20th Century”

August Sander: Masterworks – Photographs from “People of the 20th Century”

The current exhibition, featuring over 150 original photographs and numerous documents shown in display cases, presents a representative cross-section of the “People of the 20th Century” project. The portraits from August Sander’s epochal work are not only of fundamental importance for the history of photography; they are also highly exciting objects of study – masterpieces for anyone who has an…
Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting

Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting

This exhibition explores the question of Homer’s relationship with the medium of photography and its impact on his artistic practice. As one attuned to appearances and how to represent them, Homer understood that photography, as a new technology of sight, had much to reveal. This exhibition thus adds an important new dimension to our appreciation of this pioneering American painter,…
Wei Tan: Waiting in Limbo: Kashmir’s Half-widows

Wei Tan: Waiting in Limbo: Kashmir’s Half-widows

The violence of Kashmir’s armed conflict has given rise to a category of women known as “half-widows.” These are women whose husbands have ‘disappeared’ during the decades-long conflict or who have gone missing and are often presumed dead. Half-widows live their lives in limbo, oscillating between grief and hope. Even though there are no official records, it is estimated by…
A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850–1900

A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850–1900

Paris transformed into the “City of Light” through grand-scale architectural renovations, demolitions, and new construction set in motion during the Second Empire (1852–70). With absolute power, Emperor Napoleon III remapped the French capital from the ground up, appointing civil servant Georges-Eugène Haussmann to redesign Paris toward improved safety, public health and sanitation, and traffic circulation. A self-described artiste démolisseur (demolition…
Abbas: Retrospective in Valladolid

Abbas: Retrospective in Valladolid

The acclaimed photographer Abbas roamed the world for 45 years, covering major political and social events, and publishing his works widely in world magazines and newspapers. An Iranian relocated to Paris, he has been documenting the political and social life of societies in conflict since 1970. Through his early photojournalistic and other major works such as the Iranian Revolution and…
Rolfe Horn: Explorations

Rolfe Horn: Explorations

New works from Rolfe Horn’s travels to Cuba, Hawaii and Belgium. Rolfe Horn Explorations June 23 – September 9, 2018 Weston Gallery PO Box 655, Sixth Ave and Dolores St Carmel, CA 93921 westongallery.com
Renato D’Agostin: METROPOLIS

Renato D’Agostin: METROPOLIS

For this exhibition, works from several of his well-known series have been brought together under the theme Metropolis, showcasing his explorations of modern life in cities, as well as the way he captures how people relate to their environment and their intimate relationship with the space they inhabit. D’Agostin started his photography career in his hometown Venice, Italy in 2001.…
Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Published to coincide with the centennial of Arnold Newman’s birth, Arnold Newman: One Hundred offers a celebratory look at 100 of the photographer’s most provocative and memorable images. Arnold Newman is widely renowned for pioneering and popularizing the environmental portrait. He placed his sitters in surroundings representative of their professions, aiming to capture the essence of an individual’s life and…
Danny Lyon: The Destruction of Lower Manhattan

Danny Lyon: The Destruction of Lower Manhattan

Already a respected photographer at age 25, Danny Lyon returned to his hometown of New York in 1966 and settled in Lower Manhattan. After observing that half the buildings on his street were boarded up, he learned that a 60-acre area was slated for urban renewal—a wholesale leveling of several neighborhoods, including one of the city’s oldest. He realized that…
Luisa Lynch: Conversations

Luisa Lynch: Conversations

This is a series of wild birds especially Canaries taken out in a pond, to get their reflection. To take these pictures, several flashes have been placed to stop the movement ‘Conversations’ was the Black & White Nature and Wildlife Series of the Year 2018 Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards. ‘Conversations’ was the Black & White Nature and Wildlife…
Susan Meiselas: Mediations

Susan Meiselas: Mediations

From war and human rights to cultural identity and domestic violence, Susan Meiselas’s (American, b. 1948) work covers a wide range of subjects and countries. This retrospective brings together projects from the beginning of her career in the 1970s to the present day, including her iconic portraits of carnival strippers, vivid color images of the conflicts in Central America in…