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Bangladesh’s Third Gender

Bangladesh’s Third Gender

Bangladeshi photographer Shahria Sharmin grew up believing that Hijras — individuals who were designated male at birth but adopted feminine gender roles later in life — were “less than human.” Their physical appearance, their behavior and their general way of life, she explains, set them apart in her country’s conservative society. The Hijras constitute a community referred to as the…
Elliott Erwitt: Double Platinum

Elliott Erwitt: Double Platinum

Beetles and Huxley are delighted to present Elliott Erwitt: Double Platinum, an exhibition of work by the celebrated photographer, timed to coincide with his receipt of the Outstanding Contribution to Photography award by the World Photography Organisation, as well as the reopening of the newly expanded Beetles and Huxley gallery space on Swallow Street, W1. Indulging the photographer’s notorious partiality…
Yusuf Sevincli: Good Dog

Yusuf Sevincli: Good Dog

Yusuf Sevincli’s book Good Dog made as a tribute to the legendary Daido Moriyama’s 1971 image Stray Dog but it is also the locals’ nickname for the neighborhood in Istanbul in which Sevincli lives. I love the scratched-up blown-out surface, the nearly dead cockroach, a punk’s shredded tights and a fly on a super-grainy window. It has stark, raw images…
Warsaw’s First Photographers. Beyer, Brandel, Fajans

Warsaw’s First Photographers. Beyer, Brandel, Fajans

Portraits of 19th-century Warsaw, captured by three pioneers of Polish photography – Karol Beyer, Maksymilian Fajans and Konrad Brandel – are to be exhibited at Ks. Jan Twardowski square until 18th October, 2015. The exhibition will showcase the oldest photographs of Warsaw, primarily showing the Royal Route – from Three Crosses Square up to Castle Square and the area of…
Subtle and evocative portraits of Women

Subtle and evocative portraits of Women

The Belgian Alain Daussin, who was born in Gembloux (Belgium) started photography studies in 1977 in a school of the City of Brussels. After three years, he entered the labour market. But he was soon discovered by the “Photo” magazine (France), and his pictures were published under the heading ‘young talent’. From that time on, he worked for lots of…
COR WAS HERE

COR WAS HERE

COR WAS HERE is a special exhibition devoted to the photographer Cor Jaring, curated by the long-time admirer and photographer Sander Troelstra, who is generations younger. Cor Jaring worked his way up from dockworker to internationally-famed photographer, and photographed life as an adventure, with his own personality as a prime example. The exhibition includes a great deal of hitherto undiscovered…
Paul Strand – Photography and Film for the 20th Century

Paul Strand – Photography and Film for the 20th Century

Fotomuseum Winterthur presents the first major retrospective in Europe of the work of Paul Strand (1890 – 1976), one of the great modernist photographers of the twentieth century. Drawing from a recent major acquisition of 3,000 prints by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the exhibition shows the evolution of Strand’s work over six dec-ades. It reveals the multiplicity of his…
Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

Photographer Janos Stekovics met identical twins János and István Lukács in 1985. At the time, they were in their sixties. The two have since passed away, one in 2005 and the other in 2007. However, in the final phase of their lives, Stekovics chronicled the daily lives of these brothers and friends working together on the Hungarian countryside, living in…
26 Amazing Abstract B&W Photos from Monochrome Awards 2014

26 Amazing Abstract B&W Photos from Monochrome Awards 2014

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Their mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Check our selection of abstract black and white images awarded in 2014 edition of Mono Awards. Official contest website: www.monoawards.com…
Mario Algaze: A Respect for Light

Mario Algaze: A Respect for Light

Throckmorton Fine Art will present works by Latin American photographer Mario Algaze, made in the classic tradition of modernist, all black and white photography. Coming out of a long Latin American tradition from surrealist Manuel Alvarez Bravo to artists like Rufino Tamayo, Giorgio De Chirico, written works of Gabriel García Márquez, Tennessee Williams, and films like Akira Kurosawa’s High and Low,…
György Kepes – Tate Liverpool

György Kepes – Tate Liverpool

Discover the ground-breaking photography of artist, designer and educator György Kepes (1906–2001). The first solo exhibition of his work in the UK will explore how he worked across disciplines, experimenting with photography, art and science. György Kepes will showcase 80 of his photographs, photomontages and photograms produced during his time in Chicago, around 1938-42. Kepes’s photograms, made without a camera,…
Adam Katseff: Rivers and Falls

Adam Katseff: Rivers and Falls

Rivers and Falls is Adam Katseff’s second exhibition with Sasha Wolf Gallery. In his 2014 show Katseff exhibited multiple bodies of work connected by complimentary themes, including the celebrated Dark Landscape series. In that work Katseff (photographically) reinterpreted the great Western landscape and its many iconic locations made famous by photographers Ansel Adams and Carlton Watkins. Using similar tools to…
Davide Monteleone: Spasibo

Davide Monteleone: Spasibo

Chechnya is an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation, subdued and pacified by force after centuries of rebellion against Moscow. Putin protégé president Ramzan Kadyrov holds absolute power and has almost limitless support from Moscow. Davide Monteleone is well acquainted with the complex, tormented life of ordinary Chechens. He has crisscrossed the country, stopping in cities and villages, mountains and…
Ruven Afanador: Angel Gitano: The Men of Flamenco

Ruven Afanador: Angel Gitano: The Men of Flamenco

Known for his edgy photographs, Ruven Afanador amazes again with another collection of images that will seduce and delight. Following up on Mil Besos-which focused on the women of flamenco-Afanador turns his powerful vision to the men of flamenco, with startling results. Photographed in Andalusian Spain, these unique images present a universe inhabited by gypsies, musicians, and most of all…

Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840 – 1860

This is the first exhibition in Britain devoted to salted paper prints, one of the earliest forms of photography. A uniquely British invention, unveiled by William Henry Fox Talbot in 1839, salt prints spread across the globe, creating a new visual language of the modern moment. This revolutionary technique transformed subjects from still lifes, portraits, landscapes and scenes of daily…
William Klein – Tokyo 1961

William Klein – Tokyo 1961

Polka Galerie is proud to present a novel exhibition of William Klein’s Tokyo work. After forays into New York, Roma and Moscow, the American photographer visited Japan in 1961. The resulting outstanding work affirmed his personal approach: the production of “photo-journals” that lie at the intersection of historical documentation and personal diaries. Guided through the Japanese capital by a group…
Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities of life under segregation during the 1940s, but also relating to Parks’s own fascinating life story. In 1948, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) became the first African American photographer to be hired full…
We Shall Overcome: Documenting the Road to Freedom

We Shall Overcome: Documenting the Road to Freedom

The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition, We Shall Overcome: Documenting the Road to Freedom. The exhibition follows the moving journey of four acclaimed documentary photographers, Danny Lyon, Steve Schapiro, Flip Schulke, and Stephen Somerstein, as they each capture the Civil Rights movement in the American South in the 1960’s. The exhibition focuses specifically on the historic…
Roger Ballen: Asylum of The Birds

Roger Ballen: Asylum of The Birds

Asylum of the Birds is a new body of work by Roger Ballen, one of the most original image-makers of our times. Ballen has always sought to push the boundaries of photographic practice and has created an aesthetic and artistic vision unlike any other contemporary photographer. The images in Asylum of the Birds have been photographed entirely within the confines…