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Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

For more than 30 years, Hiroshi Sugimoto has traveled the world photographing its seas, producing an extended meditation on the passage of time and the natural history of the earth reduced to its most basic, primordial substances: water and air. Always capturing the sea at a moment of absolute tranquility, Sugimoto has composed all the photographs identically, with the horizon…
Melissa Amber and Ashley Nicole: Woman + Wolf

Melissa Amber and Ashley Nicole: Woman + Wolf

Reclaiming her power within, Woman + Wolf is the exploration into the wild woman archetype, a deep-rooted connection to self, spirit, nature and a woman’s innate wildness: the female psyche mirrored within the wolf. Unfolding, is the unshaken, empowered origins of a woman’s intuition and sacred feral truth. More than connecting archetypes this series reveals a relation into wholeness, connecting…
Anup Shah: The Mara

Anup Shah: The Mara

It was one Sunday morning, a few years ago on the open plains of Mara, that the idea for the body of work in my latest book, ‘The Mara’, was born. I was in the midst of elephants and within touching distance of a couple of them. I felt a primeval sense of being, a connection to a distant past.…
Tomasz Lewandowski: Auschwitz – Ultima Ratio Of The Modern Age

Tomasz Lewandowski: Auschwitz – Ultima Ratio Of The Modern Age

According to a duo of photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher, the form of the industrial construction is determined only by its function. The function is also the „legitimacy“ of the existence of these buildings. In other words, when the structure, which is built as an industrial site, loses its original function, it becomes unnecessary and sooner or later will be…
Russian Photography After the Revolution

Russian Photography After the Revolution

One hundred years ago this fall, the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution shook the world, changing the course of history and the fate of photography in Russia. Soviet photographers were handed the monumental task of creating a new mythology for the people of Russia, founded on striking visual symbols of collective progress, patriotism, and self-sacrifice. The result was a golden age of…
André Kertész: Mirroring Life

André Kertész: Mirroring Life

At a very early age André Kertész was drawn to the photography he saw in illustrated magazines as a child. In 1912, after his study in Business Administration, he bought his first camera from his first pay cheque. His hobby quickly gained the upper hand. He photographed farmers, gypsies and landscapes and made playful compositions featuring his brothers as extras.…
Michal Cala: Silesia 1975 – 1985

Michal Cala: Silesia 1975 – 1985

MMX Gallery is delighted to present Silesia 1975-1985, a solo exhibition by Michal Cala, regarded as one of the most important Polish photographers of the last century. Cala started taking pictures in his youth and has been working professionally as a photographer for nearly 40 years. This will be the first time his work has been shown in UK. The…
Leonard Freed: Six Stories

Leonard Freed: Six Stories

Freed (born 1929, Brooklyn, died 2006, Garrison, New York) was one of the leading photographers of the post-War era. Culled from Freed’s extensive archive, this exhibition presents over 75 vintage black and white prints from six of the photographers most important bodies of work. Freed has been the subject of numerous recent museum exhibitions surveying the six decades of his…
Yoga: The Secret of Life By Francesco Mastalia

Yoga: The Secret of Life By Francesco Mastalia

Yoga: The Secret of Life is a photo-documentary about the spiritual and physical journey of yoga. Through photographs and text this fine art book explores the personal experiences of 108 of today’s leading practitioners and how this ancient practice has transformed their mind, body, and spirit. The photographs are taken on glass plates using the wet collodion process, a photographic…
Bernd & Hilla Becher at Sprüth Magers

Bernd & Hilla Becher at Sprüth Magers

In a photographic project spanning five decades, Bernd and Hilla Becher documented the soon-to-be-forgotten architectural forms of industry – Mine Heads, Blast Furnaces, Water Towers, Coal Bunkers, Cooling Towers, Industrial Facades, Gas Tanks, Grain Elevators, to name but a few. Systematically photographing each structure, the artists examined their shared qualities and categorized the images into grid typologies or displayed them…
Ofir Barak: Mea shearim – The streets

Ofir Barak: Mea shearim – The streets

Mea Shearim was established in 1874 as the fifth settlement outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. Its name is derived from a verse in the weekly Torah portion that was read the week the settlement was founded: “Isaac sowed in that land, and in that year he reaped a hundredfold (מאה שערים, Mea Shearim); God had blessed…
The Art of the Platinum Print

The Art of the Platinum Print

Peter Fetterman Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition surveying the chronology of the Platinum printing process including early Pictorialism, social-documentary, vernacular, and landscape photographs, along with modern portrait, fashion, and nude works. The installation celebrates the now rare analog process known for its delicate, extensive tonal range, warm color palette, and archival longevity. Originating in the early 1870s,…
Mathew Brady: Antebellum Portraits

Mathew Brady: Antebellum Portraits

Mathew Brady may be best known today for his Civil War–era photographs, but he established his reputation as an internationally acclaimed portrait photographer more than a decade before the war. Brady opened his first daguerreotype portrait studio in New York City in 1844, just five years after the introduction of the first commercially practical form of photography. By 1851, he…
Horst P. Horst: Classic Fashion

Horst P. Horst: Classic Fashion

Horst P. Horst is a seminal modernist photographer of fashion and style. He was an arbiter of taste with an instinctive sense of elegance that became synonymous to his work. He was born in Weissenfels, Germany in 1906 and would prove himself to be a critical figure in the history of 20th century photography. He apprenticed with Le Corbusier in…
Jean-François CANTREL: Camera’s Faces

Jean-François CANTREL: Camera’s Faces

This series is inspired by black and white photographs found in family albums from the fifties and sixties: anonymous portraits taken by my father during his travels. So here are my own strangers, now capturing the photographer, or the viewer. All unified by cameras that have made History. The capture’s instant, the click, is materialised by the movement of the…
The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman

The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman

Art was a business and a calling for photographer Editta Sherman (1913-2013). After her husband’s death in 1954, she worked tirelessly to maintain the portrait photography business that they had established. Working—and living—in one of the artist studios above Carnegie Hall for more than 60 years, Sherman charmed her celebrity clients with a vivacity and warmth that was reflected in…
I DO, I DO

I DO, I DO

Ricco/Maresca Gallery is pleased to present “I DO, I DO,” an exhibition that explores and re-contextualizes the theme and iconography of marriage. The core of “I DO, I DO” is a collection of 100 vintage nuptial cabinet cards ranging from ca. 1885-1900, all produced by studios in Wisconsin; a geographic specificity that remains a mystery and, perhaps beyond coincidence, is…
A City Seen: Todd Webb’s Postwar New York, 1945-1960

A City Seen: Todd Webb’s Postwar New York, 1945-1960

Featuring more than 100 images, accompanied by entries from Webb’s own journal, the exhibition highlights Todd Webb’s personal exploration of the city that enthralled him while providing an expansive document of New York in the years following World War II. As a newly discharged Navy veteran, Webb (1905-2000) moved to New York in 1945 to dedicate a year to photographing…
Eadweard Muybridge: Animal Locomotion

Eadweard Muybridge: Animal Locomotion

A large-scale exhibition of photographs by pioneering early photographer, Eadweard Muybridge will open at Beetles+Huxley in July. The exhibition will showcase 65 collotype prints made by the artist in 1887, from his influential series “Animal Locomotion”, which features images of animals and people captured mid-movement. Muybridge made his most enduring work in the project “Animal Locomotion” between 1884 and 1887…