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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…
Eddy Van Wessel – The Edge Of Civilization

Eddy Van Wessel – The Edge Of Civilization

Photojournalist Eddy Van Wessel has journeyed time and again to conflicted regions in order to document the lives of people and refugees there. Bosnia, Gaza, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria have all been the subject of his award-winning photographs. This book offers an intimate and confronting look into the world of a conflict photographer. Through raw commentary, Van Wessel addresses…
Rosalind Fox Solomon: Got to Go

Rosalind Fox Solomon: Got to Go

Got to Go, Rosalind Fox Solomon’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery, will include 27 pictures of varied sizes, as well as an audio-visual installation including approximately 40 images. The sound component includes excerpts from Jason Eckardt’s piece, Tongues, performed by Tony Arnold, soprano, and the International Contemporary Ensemble live at Roulette; a funeral chant; and Fox Solomon’s audio texts.…
Araki: Tokyo Lucky Hole

Araki: Tokyo Lucky Hole

It started in 1978 with an ordinary coffee shop near Kyoto. Word spread that the waitresses wore no panties under their miniskirts. Similar establishments popped up across the country. Men waited in line outside to pay three times the usual coffee price just to be served by a panty-free young woman. Within a few years, a new craze took hold:…
Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks

Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks

Beginning in 1900, Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) set out on a monumental quest to create an unprecedented, comprehensive record of the Indians of North American. The culmination of his 30-year project led to his magnum opus, The North American Indian, a twenty-volume, twenty-portfolio set of handmade books containing a selection of over 2,200 original photographs. Today this work stands as…
Mary Ellen Mark: 20X24 Polaroid

Mary Ellen Mark: 20X24 Polaroid

In 1995, Mary Ellen was introduced to the 20×24 Polaroid camera. She has worked with it often since then—both for editorial and commercial assignments and for her own personal projects. There are only a few working cameras in the world, so she feels fortunate to have one nearby. One of the challenges of working with the camera is that there…
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Mind’s Eye

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Mind’s Eye

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s writings on photography and photographers have been published sporadically over the past 45 years. His essays several of which have never before been translated into English are collected here for the first time. The Mind’s Eye features Cartier-Bresson’s famous text on “the decisive moment” as well as his observations on Moscow, Cuba and China during turbulent times. These…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Synchronized Swimming

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Synchronized Swimming

Synchronized swimming, once known as water ballet, has grown from its humble origins to become a fully organized, internationally competitive sport, reaching the Olympics in 1984. It’s a female dominated discipline, though men compete internationally. Competitions are organized into four categories: solo, duet, team (four to eight swimmers), and combination (ten swimmers). Although synchronized swimming is a graceful and gentle…
Kevin Bubriski: Look into My Eyes

Kevin Bubriski: Look into My Eyes

Kevin Bubriski worked for nine years in Nepal, and has also photographed his numerous journeys to India, Tibet, and Bangladesh. Over the past decade Kevin has worked overseas in fifteen Muslim countries on photographic assignments concerned with Islamic culture and history. Bubriski’s fine art photographs are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of…
Michael Kenna: Forms of Japan

Michael Kenna: Forms of Japan

This beautiful book presents a meditative, arresting, and dazzling collection of 240 black-and-white images of Japan, made over almost 30 years by the internationally renowned photographer Michael Kenna. A rocky coast along the sea of Japan; an immense plain of rice fields in the snow; Mount Fuji towering over misty wooded hills; silent temples devoid of people but brimming with…