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Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series

Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series

Kitchen Table Series is the first publication dedicated solely to this early and important body of work by the American artist Carrie Mae Weems. The 20 photographs and 14 text panels that make up Kitchen Table Series tell a story of one woman’s life, as conducted in the intimate setting of her kitchen. The kitchen, one of the primary spaces…
Henry Horenstein: Histories: Tales from the 70s

Henry Horenstein: Histories: Tales from the 70s

ClampArt is happy to present “Henry Horenstein | Histories: Tales from the 70s,” a selection of rare vintage prints. The exhibition coincides with the release of the artist’s monograph of the same title from Honky Tonk Editions (Hardcover, 144 pages, 115 illus., 10.25 x 9.75 inches), which includes a foreword by Tom Rankin, director of the Center for Documentary Studies…
Peter Brown Leighton: Man Lives Through Plutonium Blast

Peter Brown Leighton: Man Lives Through Plutonium Blast

“My images aim to be twenty-first century relics with roots in the vernacular past. In both content and execution, their purpose is to chronicle the imperfections and impermanence of daily existence, affirming that at its core, life is disorderly, unpredictable, absurd, sometimes disturbing, yet always interesting, and to paraphrase Gabriel Garcia Márquez, also the best thing ever invented—even as we…
Marco Castelli: A Micro Odyssey

Marco Castelli: A Micro Odyssey

The trinomial photography, planets and bacteria and the binomials heaven and earth, finite and infinite, known and unknown, give shape to the emotions and reflections that Marco Castelli’s work wants to convey and inspire. Opposites vie for our moods and our feelings: dark and light, fantasy and reality, truth and abstraction. Most of the photographs of icrobes and bacteria have…
Lotte Jacobi, Lisette Model: Urban Camera

Lotte Jacobi, Lisette Model: Urban Camera

This exhibition presents street photography, portraits, and experimental work by émigré photographers Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990) and Lisette Model (1901-1983), created while they lived in Berlin, Paris, and New York from the 1930s to 1950s. Jacobi was an ambitious innovator, expanding from refined portraiture of cultural elites into experimental, abstract images during the 1940s and 1950s. While Jacobi trained with a…
Ansel Adams: Early Works

Ansel Adams: Early Works

Ansel Adams: Early Works focuses on the masterful small-scale prints made by Adams from the 1920s into the 1950s. In this time period Adams’ technique evolved from the soft-focus, warm-toned, painterly “Parmelian prints” of the 1920s; through the f/64 school of sharp-focused photography that he co-founded with Edward Weston and Imogen Cunningham in the 1930s; and, after the War, towards…
Mike Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints

Mike Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints

Between 1915 and 1959, American studio photographer Mike Disfarmer (1884-1959) made portraits of the residents of Heber Springs, a small town in rural Arkansas. Only after his death did his work become known internationally and regarded as a typical example of classic American portrait photography. Foam is staging a major retrospective, with 182 vintage photographs, including a number of 8…
René Groebli: Early Work

René Groebli: Early Work

Who is René Groebli? He is a blind spot. Perhaps he is the proverbial blind spot, the “Missing Link” in the history of modern Swiss photography. The first to notice him was the American photographer and curator Edward Steichen, the visionary Steichen who had towards the end of the 1940s established at the New York Museum of Modern Art the…
Nigel Maudsley: Dogs and their Owners

Nigel Maudsley: Dogs and their Owners

I have wanted a dog all my life and my 4 year old Cockpoo has certainly changed my life for the better. I have made many new dog walking friends and this series questions the notion that dogs look like their owners. This was put to the test by a psychologist at the University of California by photographing dogs and…
Roman Vishniac: Rediscovered

Roman Vishniac: Rediscovered

Emphasizing Roman Vishniac’s prodigious talents as one of the great documentary photographers of the 20th century, this volume presents the full range of his artistic genius. Drawn from the International Center of Photography’s vast holdings of work by Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), this generously illustrated and expansive volume offers a new and profound consideration of this key modernist photographer. In addition…
Lucien Clergue: Les Gitanes

Lucien Clergue: Les Gitanes

Beck & Eggeling is presenting Lucien Clergue’s series Les Gitanes. A selection of vintage prints will be on display alongside signed modern prints in different formats. In the 1950s and 60s, Lucien Clergue took photographs of the Gitanes on their annual pilgrimage to Sarah Kalyi, the Gypsies’ patron saint. The aim of the trip was the small coastal village of…
Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust

Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust

Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to announce the debut exhibition of Nick Brandt’s newest photographic series Inherit the Dust. The exhibition marks the artist’s first show at the gallery and is accompanied by a book of the same title published by Edwynn Houk Editions. Best known for his intimate depictions of the animals and sweeping landscapes of East Africa, Nick…
Antigone Kourakou: The Shadow Of Things

Antigone Kourakou: The Shadow Of Things

Looking at Antigone Kourakou’s photographs, one fully perceives the suggestive range of photographic abstraction. Although there is scarce visual information that connects the pictures with the real scenes, the situations, and the events they were born out of, the photographs imperatively call for our interpretation. They expect us to bring the ghosts back to reality, to rationalize the impossibilities they…
Teenie Harris: Great Performances Offstage

Teenie Harris: Great Performances Offstage

Teenie Harris Photographs: Great Performances Offstage, celebrates performances of all kinds as produced or experienced by Pittsburgh’s African American community between ca. 1935 and ca. 1980. Actor Bill Nunn guest curated the exhibition, as well as its companion show, Great Performances Onstage at The August Wilson Center, and was struck by how the artists, August Wilson and Teenie Harris, were…
Ruslan Lobanov: Nudes in the City

Ruslan Lobanov: Nudes in the City

Ruslan Lobanov is one of today’s most popular artists in the post Soviet Union space. His black and white, and color, photography have left a strong impact on photography collectors and enthusiasts in both Europe and North America. Lobanov’s impressive achievements include mention and nomination for California’s Black & White Spider Awards in 2012 and 2013, and a 2015’s nternational…
10 images of Photographic Atelier/Studio (19th Century)

10 images of Photographic Atelier/Studio (19th Century)

A photographic studio (Atelier is the French word for workshop or photo studio) is both a workspace and a corporate body. As a workspace it is much like an artist’s studio, but providing space to take, develop, print and duplicate photographs. Photographic training and the display of finished photographs may also be accommodated in a photographic studio. Accordingly, the workspace…
Miro Simko: Marathon

Miro Simko: Marathon

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. ~ Phil Jackson The oldest annual marathon in Europe and the third-oldest in the world is the Peace Marathon, held since 1924 in Kosice, Slovakia. The marathon takes place each year on the first October Sunday. The last year’s (2015) fell on 4…
Irving Penn: Women, Warriors

Irving Penn: Women, Warriors

Masters Projects is pleased to present an exhibition that unites Irving Penn’s posed nudes from 1949-50 alongside his ethnographic portraits taken in Africa and the South Pacific through the 70s. One of the world’s preeminent photographers, Irving Penn (1917–2009) is famous for his professional still life, portraiture, and fashion photography. By 1950, he had already established a successful career at…
Meryl Meisler: Steven Kasher Gallery exhibition

Meryl Meisler: Steven Kasher Gallery exhibition

Steven Kasher Gallery is proud to present Meryl Meisler, a solo exhibition of the artist’s earliest work. The exhibition includes over 35 black and white prints. The photographs capture the drama and exuberance of the 1970s, when pop-psychology encouraged everyone from suburban Long Island housewives to drag queens and disco queens to self-actualize and act out. The photographs drift between…
Fred Stein: IN EXILE: Paris and New York

Fred Stein: IN EXILE: Paris and New York

Fred Stein (1909-1967) was born in Dresden, Germany, the son of a rabbi. As a teenager he was deeply interested in politics and became an early anti-Nazi activist. He was a brilliant student, and went to Leipzig University, full of humanist ideals, to study law. He obtained a law degree in an impressively short time, but was denied admission to…