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Life, a Sport. Jules Decrauzat – A Pioneer of Photo-reportage

Life, a Sport. Jules Decrauzat – A Pioneer of Photo-reportage

A great find: almost 1,250 glass negatives dating from between 1910 and 1925 that had defied the ravages of time in the archive of the Swiss picture agency Keystone. While the quality of those photographs was well known, the circumstances under which they were taken were largely obscure. Now, thanks to thorough research work, a new chapter in the history…
Hoflehner – Jet Airliner: The Complete Works

Hoflehner – Jet Airliner: The Complete Works

Photographs by Josef Hoflehner and Jakob Hoflehner. The Jet Airliner series was taken over a period of several months between early 2009 and late 2011 at Maho Beach on the Dutch/French island of St. Maarten / St. Martin in the Caribbean Sea. The beach is directly adjacent to the relatively short runway of the airport, therefore passenger jets roar as…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Monsters of the Deep

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Monsters of the Deep

The southern elephant seal is the largest carnivore living today. The seal gets its name from its giant size and the large proboscis of the adult males, resembling an elephant’s trunk. According to an 18th-century description, the “Monsters of the Deep” make “dreadful Howlings and Voices which seem too terrible for Human Ears”. Indeed, they can be extremely noisy and…
Outstanding Gallery of B&W Wildlife Photos from Monochrome Awards

Outstanding Gallery of B&W Wildlife Photos from Monochrome Awards

Winning images of the 2014 Monochrome Awards were selected by panel of international judges, including: Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar, Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars. Take a closer look at our selection of outstanding b&w wildlife photos from entries awarded in Monochrome Awards 2014. Official competition website: www.monoawards.com Official contest website: www.monoawards.com
Bill Perlmutter: Europe in the Fifties. Through a Soldier’s Lens

Bill Perlmutter: Europe in the Fifties. Through a Soldier’s Lens

Beginning in 1954, on assignment for the US Army, Perlmutter traveled through Europe. “Europe in the Fifties. Through a Soldier’s Lens” shows a selection of his images taken in Germany, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. The 82-year old’s work is a historical treasure that will be presented for the first time in Berlin. The photographer’s view of war-torn Europe is…
August Sander – A view of the collection: Westerwald. Portraits and Landscapes

August Sander – A view of the collection: Westerwald. Portraits and Landscapes

Soon after August Sander (1876-1964) set up his studio in Cologne-Lindenthal in 1910, he found himself drawn again and again to the nearby Westerwald region. Sander photographed many families there over four decades, producing remarkable group and individual portraits as well as characteristic views of the landscape. The works on view in the exhibition convey an impression of this special…
Susan Burnstine: Within Shadows

Susan Burnstine: Within Shadows

Susan Burnstine’s Within Shadows is a subtle, indelibly memorable photographic exploration of the fleeting moments between dreaming and waking—the blurred seconds in which imagination and reality collide. Burnstine is one of the few photographers today avidly pursuing alternative analogue processes to create an idiosyncratic and deeply personal visual landscape. As a child, she suffered vivid nightmares that stayed with her…
Elliott Erwitt: Retrospective

Elliott Erwitt: Retrospective

Elliott Erwitt has been taking pictures since the late forties. This exhibition is a unique and comprehensive survey of his work. Erwitt’s unmistakeable, often witty, style gives us a snapshot of the strange and the mundane over a period of more than half a century, through the lens of one of the era’s finest image-makers. Elliott Erwitt Retrospective Apr 18…
Nicholas Nixon: THE BROWN SISTERS. 40 YEARS

Nicholas Nixon: THE BROWN SISTERS. 40 YEARS

Every year since 1975, American photographer Nicholas Nixon (b. 1947) has taken a portrait of his wife Bebe and her three sisters. The requirements for this unusual, long-term artistic project are extremely simple: The four women reunite for a group portrait, with the only constants being the order in which they appear left to right and the size of the…
Tomasz Lazar: Children of Siberia

Tomasz Lazar: Children of Siberia

“An ocean of extermination and inhuman life. To escape out of this whirlpool, the abbys of memories”; On 10th February 1940 repressions by the USSR were undertaken on Polish lands against Poles and Polish citizens. They were a consequence of military aggression and the agreement on borders and German-Soviet friendship of September 1939. Inhabitants of the Polish State were subjected…
Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2015 – Black and White Shortlist

Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2015 – Black and White Shortlist

We’re delighted to announce that the shortlisted images have been selected for the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2015 Exhibition, an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography and video. The works will be on display at the Royal Geographical Society, London, from 22 June to 10 July 2015. 111 images have been chosen for exhibiting, from over…
Noémie Goudal – The Geometrical Determination of the Sunrise

Noémie Goudal – The Geometrical Determination of the Sunrise

Foam presents the first solo museum exhibition by Noémie Goudal (Paris, 1984). As one of the great talents of a new generation of French photographers, in recent years she has developed a distinctive visual language with which she is uniquely positioned within the field of contemporary photography. By using a mixture of photography, film and installation she examines the visual…
Anders Petersen: Retrospective

Anders Petersen: Retrospective

Anders Petersen, a Swedish photographer born in 1944, is one of the most influential photographers of his generation. After studying under Christer Strömholm at Stockholm’s renowned School of Photography between 1966 and 1968, he began working as a photojournalist for Swedish newspapers and magazines. Since that time, he has been particularly interested in people on the fringe of society. Petersen…
Jacob Aue Sobol: Arrivals and Departures

Jacob Aue Sobol: Arrivals and Departures

The Magnum photographer Jacob Aue Sobol rode the Trans-Siberian Railway through Russia, Mongolia, and China to create his new series, “Arrivals and Departures.” “The work,” he explains, “is a travel through time. Mile by mile, we cross the post-Communist superpowers and gradually move closer to something that once was distant and exotic.” “The distances are huge, especially through Russia,” Aue…
Oleg Kaplan: Portrait of a men

Oleg Kaplan: Portrait of a men

Photo artist Oleg Kaplan was born in 1967 in Moscow into a family of artists. Known for his series of photographs entitled “Glass”. Among his accomplishments – many popular galleries of works, several prestigious awards and work with major publishers. Oleg dedicated his life to photography. Any expert or critic can not definitively characterize the genre in which the author…
Sundance Portraits of the Stars by Victoria Will

Sundance Portraits of the Stars by Victoria Will

Victoria Will began her career at the New York Post where she was a staff photographer. In a news environment responsible for headlines like “Headless Body in Topless Bar,” Victoria honed her skills and her sense of humor. With a focus on commercial and editorial portraiture, her photographs appear on newswires and in newspapers and magazines worldwide, from the Associated…
Josef Koudelka – Invasion 68 Prague

Josef Koudelka – Invasion 68 Prague

In 1968, Josef Koudelka was a 30-year-old acclaimed theatre photographer who had never made pictures of a news event. That all changed on the night of August 21, when Warsaw Pact tanks invaded the city of Prague, ending the short-lived political liberalization in Czechoslovakia that came to be known as Prague Spring. In the midst of the turmoil of the…
Abbas: Between Myth and Ideology

Abbas: Between Myth and Ideology

The Iranian-French photographer Abbas (*1944) took religion as his main concern. He shot the Iranian Revolution, documented Islam as a gobal phenomenon, including militant Islamism. To be able to document the everyday life of Muslims, he travelled from Xinjiang to Morocco, from London to Timbuktu, New York and Mecca. He photographed their rituals, their spirituality, and also their growing radicalisation.…
Tomasz Gudzowaty captures Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines

Tomasz Gudzowaty captures Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines

Despite the preparations taken shortly before Typhoon Haiyan entered the Philippines, the scale of destruction and the death toll were enormous. On November 8, 2013 the city of Tacloban in the Region of Eastern Visayas, 580 km southeast of Manila. was hit by the typhoon with full force. A US Marine air survey made on the next day revealed dead…