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Lee Miller at Galerie Hiltawsky

Lee Miller at Galerie Hiltawsky

Galerie Hiltawsky is pleased to present an extensive retrospective of the American photographer Lee Miller (1907 -1977). The exhibition showcases eighty of her works and has been developed in close collaboration with the Lee Miller Archive in East Sussex, Southern England. The retrospective encompasses all of Lee Miller’s significant subject matter: her Man Ray collaboration; surrealist motifs – found images;…
Fink on Warhol: New York Photographs of the 1960s

Fink on Warhol: New York Photographs of the 1960s

Until 30 April, fifteen black and white photographs illustrating the dialogue between the social and political fervour of New York of the ’60s and the artistic and nihilistic figure of Andy Warhol and exponents of the Factory will be on display. The photographs showing Andy Warhol and some of the top names from the Factory, including Lou Reed and the…
Fragile Waters: Photographs by Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly

Fragile Waters: Photographs by Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly

Water is very much on the minds of Californians after six years of drought. Fragile Waters celebrates this precious, essential resource and encourages dialogue about water conservation. One hundred and seventeen black-and-white photographs by three artists whose works span a century create a powerful collective statement. Ansel Adams’s early prints, made from 8-by-10-inch glass plate negatives, are some of the…
Karen Kuehn: Maverick Camera

Karen Kuehn: Maverick Camera

Maverick Camera is a collection of Karen Kuehn’s work primarily centered on her time as a professional photographer in New York City. Previously a Ranger for the US park service in Montana, Kuehn arrived in NYC in the late 1980’s just as The Factory, Interview Magazine, and Punk Rock were exploding on the scene. Maverick Camera is a memoir of…
Michael Kenna: Rouge

Michael Kenna: Rouge

Known for ethereal tone and incredibly nuanced detail of his photographs, Michael Kenna is also a chronicler of environmental degradation. His images of an auto plant outside of Detroit, Michigan, are some of his best-known works. Long out of print, The ROUGE book has been brought back to life with a spectacular new design, an authoritative essay by art historian…
The new Cars, 1964 by Lee Friedlander

The new Cars, 1964 by Lee Friedlander

In the 1960s the release of the new car models of the next year was a big event in America that received extensive media attention. For their November Issue, Harper’s Bazaar granted Lee Friedlander (US, 1934), fairly unknown at that time and clueless about cars, complete freedom for the coverage of the soon-to-be unveiled cars of 1964. But instead of…
Weegee at Howard Greenberg Gallery

Weegee at Howard Greenberg Gallery

Focusing predominantly on his most prolific decade, the 1940s, the exhibition presents more than 40 images including rare work as well as a number of prints that solidified his extraordinary legacy. An opening exhibition will be held on Thursday, February 16 from 6-8 p.m. As a photographer and photojournalist, Arthur Fellig (Weegee) was in his own words “spellbound by the…
Karl Baden: Thermographs 1976

Karl Baden: Thermographs 1976

Over the past forty-four years, Baden has produced dozens of bodies of work, both manipulated and documentary, from self-portraits to cliché-verre to street photography. Since 1984, he has been the subject of 16 solo exhibitions and has had work in five group exhibitions with Howard Yezerski Gallery and Miller Yezerski Gallery. In 2016, Baden unearthed a series of photographs dating…
Brian Pearson: New Photographs

Brian Pearson: New Photographs

The primary subject of Brian Pearson’s second solo exhibition is the vast metropolis of Tokyo, Japan. Pearson’s images slip alluringly beneath the city’s luminous neon skin, seeking out restraint over chaos, contemplation over frenzy. Pearson, in his image titles, credits the architects who have designed his subjects as to honor their contribution to Tokyo’s contradictory nature. In his photographs, we…
Ralph Eugene Meatyard: American Mystic

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: American Mystic

Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present Ralph Eugene Meatyard: American Mystic from March 9 through May 6, 2017, featuring some 30 works by this enigmatic and legendary photographer. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to view both iconic and lesser-known photographs by Meatyard alongside the artist’s notebooks and annotated volumes from his personal library. The exhibition coincides with the publication…
Josh Mcdonald: Sundays with Zara

Josh Mcdonald: Sundays with Zara

Joshua McDonald is a 21-year-old photojournalist with a focus on human rights, conflict and social unrest. In November 2016, Josh recalls feelings of anxiety and slight madness, he was comfortable at home in London but preparing for his trip to Iraq to document the war against the Islamic state, also known as Daesh or simply as, IS. It was a…
Alex Timmermans: Storyteller

Alex Timmermans: Storyteller

Dutch photographer Alex Timmermans is a storyteller. Known for his use of the collodion wet plate photography process, Timmermans creates enchanting images and like his fairy tale images, the process he employs is the antithesis to predictability; little twists of fate coming together for the final scene. Timmermans is a self-taught photographer who has practiced photography his entire life. However,…
Chris McCaw: Time and Tides

Chris McCaw: Time and Tides

Chris McCaw’s artistic practice is firmly rooted in the history of photography while simultaneously pushing the medium in new directions. His experimental process recalls the work of photography pioneer, Henry Fox Talbot, combined with the slash and burn paintings of Lucio Fontana. McCaw has taken this notion of simultaneous creation / destruction and harnessed the resulting tension, working with the…
Jerry N. Uelsmann: Darkroom Surrealist

Jerry N. Uelsmann: Darkroom Surrealist

The photographs of the 82-year-old American photographer Jerry Uelsmann take us into a fantastic world, which clearly has never existed as such in front of a camera rather than foremost in the imagination of the artist. Only then, they were assembled bit by bit in the darkroom to a sum of appropriate picture elements. With this first exhibition of his…
Robin Schwartz: Like Us: Primate Portraits

Robin Schwartz: Like Us: Primate Portraits

Early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers. Robin Schwartz Like Us: Primate Portraits March 1 – May 28, 2017 Alice Austen House Museum 2 Hylan Boulevard Staten Island, NY 10305 aliceausten.org
Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best

Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best

One of the all-time greats, Elliott Erwitt is a master whose photographs have defined the visual history of the 20th century–and the 21st. Although his work spans decades, continents and diverse subjects, it is always instantly recognizable. Spontaneous and original, Erwitt’s visions are imbued with true artistry and no trace of artifice. In this definitive collection, the master shares those…
Martin Stavars: Hong Kong Streetscapes

Martin Stavars: Hong Kong Streetscapes

The city of Hong Kong has been a wealth of inspiration and spontaneity for me. While previous series have grown from my relationship with the urban landscape, each visit presents a new adventure with unique stories to share. Focusing on the oldest streets and the junctions created by cornered buildings, this series illustrates a personality of the city that stares…
Three Masters of Erotic Photography

Three Masters of Erotic Photography

Steven Kasher Gallery is pleased to present Three Masters of Erotic Photography, a survey of black and white nudes from the 1960s, by celebrated photographers Sam Haskins, Francis Giacobetti, and Kishin Shinoyama. The show reunites three artists featured in the controversial exhibition and book Vier Meister der Erotischen Fotografie (Four Masters of Erotic Photography), which debuted at Cologne’s Photokina in…
Alex Majoli: SKĒNĒ

Alex Majoli: SKĒNĒ

Alex Majoli documents the thin line between reality and theatre in a series of photographs, which will be on view from February 16 – April 1, 2017 at Howard Greenberg Gallery. The photographs, made in Congo, Egypt, Greece, Germany, India, China, and Brazil between 2010 and 2016, explore the human condition and call into question darker elements of society. The…
Melissa Shook: Daily Self-Portraits

Melissa Shook: Daily Self-Portraits

In 1972, curious about the problem of identity, Melissa Shook began an ambitious project of photographing herself everyday for a year. The sum of this impressive undertaking resulted in a compelling set of intimately scaled black and white photographs that range from the artist performing for the camera, to the camera describing the physicality of her being. These early influential…