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Henry Wessel: Traffic/Sunset Park/Continental Divide

Henry Wessel: Traffic/Sunset Park/Continental Divide

This book presents three independent bodies of work by Henry Wessel (born 1942), each being a precise sequence arranged to give the viewer the experience of what it felt like to pass through the territory described. The first series, Traffic, shows Wessel’s photos of drivers stuck in traffic as he commuted in the early 1980s from Richmond, California, to San…
Michael Crouser: Sin Tiempo

Michael Crouser: Sin Tiempo

Michael Crouser can make you fall in love with photography again (if you’ve ever fallen out of it in the first place). His carefully printed darkroom objects, slow creations, and long-term observations are a welcome break in the present era of quick consumption and overly produced images. Crouser knows just when to hit the pause button to reveal the poetic…
The Psychic Lens – Surrealism and the Camera

The Psychic Lens – Surrealism and the Camera

A new exhibition of nearly 50 works at Atlas Gallery will explore how photographers responded to Surrealism over the course of over 50 years. The Psychic Lens: Surrealism and the camera, will include vintage photographs by well-known figures such as Man Ray, Andre Kertesz, Florence Henri and Bill Brandt alongside rarely seen works by artists such as Vaclav Zykmund, Franz…
Daniella Zalcman – Signs of Your Identity

Daniella Zalcman – Signs of Your Identity

Across Canada and the United States, various iterations of Indian boarding schools were established in the 1800s to force the assimilation of indigenous children into Western culture. Children as young as two years old were taken from their homes and enrolled in compulsory education programs. Many would not reunite with their families for more than a decade; others would never…
Flor Garduño: Photography

Flor Garduño: Photography

The exhibit will present 30 black-and-white images, highlighting her most recent work, but also including some of the most iconic images from her prolific career. Garduño was born in Mexico City in 1957. She studied visual arts at the San Carlos Academy of the Arts at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Although she was first attracted to drawing, she…
Cecil Beaton’s London’s Honourable Scars: Photographs of the Blitz

Cecil Beaton’s London’s Honourable Scars: Photographs of the Blitz

The exhibition features 15 photographs from the London’s Honourable Scars series that document the devastating of London, capturing an era that Winston Churchull described as Britain’s “finest hour.” It was here in the throes of World War II that Britain stood alone against the German onslaught that rained down like clockwork. Between September 7, 1940 and May 21, 1941, more…
Ira Martin: The Family Archive

Ira Martin: The Family Archive

Rick Wester Fine Art proudly presents the first exhibition of vintage platinum and silver print photographs by Ira Wright Martin in New York since 1986, all culled from the holdings of the photographer’s descendants. This will be the first time these works have been publicly exhibited since prior to the photographer’s passing in 1960. The subjects include Pictorialist portraits and…
Robert Haas: Framing Two Worlds

Robert Haas: Framing Two Worlds

Robert Haas (1898-1997) is among the great Austrian-American photographers of the twentieth century. He began his artistic career in Vienna as a graphic designer and typographer before studying photography with Trude Fleischmann. In the 1930s, Haas created stirring works of social reportage and sensitive depictions of everyday life, along with portraits and object studies. Beyond that, he spent several years…
Philippe Halsman: Facets and Faces

Philippe Halsman: Facets and Faces

Photographers who capture an iconic image are often confronted with a paradox: the celebration of a single photograph overshadows the entirety an artistic oeuvre. Yet what happens in those rare situations when a single photographer is responsible for scores of iconic images? This question is explored by the Halsman: Facets and Facets exhibition. Philippe Halsman (b. Riga, 1906; d. New…
Léon Herschtritt: A life for photography!

Léon Herschtritt: A life for photography!

With a passion for photography from an early age, Léon Herschtritt studied at the Ecole Nationale de la Photographie. Sent to Algeria to teach photography, Leon Herschtritt spent his days in idleness, but met Nicole, who became his wife, and photographed children in the streets of Algiers. With Les Gosses d’Algérie, his first series published in the magazine Réalités, he…
Lewis Baltz: Nevada

Lewis Baltz: Nevada

Nevada is a central work of Baltz’s continued interest in the American West and its changing landscape. The photographs describe the development of the desert region of Nevada, near Reno: construction sites and their artifacts, vistas of newly built tract communities, and the desert environments that surround their imprint are traced with the high-key light of the western sun or…
Jacob A. Riis: Light in Dark Places

Jacob A. Riis: Light in Dark Places

Kunstforeningen GL STRAND presents an exhibition about the Danish-American Jacob A. Riis (1849-1914), who is known for his ground-breaking photojournalistic work. His photos were part of his work to improve the living conditions of the many poor imigrants in New York. The exhibition tells the story of Riis’ pioneering work and an important part of American history through photos, texts…
Tomas van Houtryve: Blue Sky Days

Tomas van Houtryve: Blue Sky Days

Anastasia Photo is pleased to present Tomas van Houtryve’s first exhibition at the gallery. Blue Sky Days presents a visual record of the drone war through aerial imagery that elegantly weaves together documentary and fine art. Starting in 2013, van Houtryve traveled across America to aerially photograph the kind of gatherings that have become habitual targets for drone strikes abroad…
Isaac Julien: Looking for Langston

Isaac Julien: Looking for Langston

Galerie Ron Mandos is proud to present an exhibition on Isaac Julien’s seminal poetic film Looking for Langston (1989). The series is an homage by acclaimed artist Isaac Julien (1960, London) to Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance. This award-winning and strong-minded screening, on show as the restored 16 mm film, is accompanied by photographic work, that explore the fractured…
David Yarrow: Wild Encounters

David Yarrow: Wild Encounters

Much like the photographs curated for the exhibition, Yarrow’s publication Wild Encounters, features a composite of his work captured over the years, containing exciting and fascinating tales of his adventures in the field. In the book, Yarrow chronicles his journeys, spanning all seven continents, through the utilization of map coordinates, allowing the reader to vicariously experience each species and culture…
UNSEEN: Silhouettes and Shadows

UNSEEN: Silhouettes and Shadows

Peter Fetterman Gallery is pleased to present the first installment of a reoccurring exhibition platform titled UNSEEN. The presentation aims to show new artists, rare bodies of work, and singular gems from the gallery’s leading collection of fine art photography within the context of various curatorial approaches. This first edition is comprised of humanist, fine art and documentary photography representing…
Sylvie Blum: Naked Beauty

Sylvie Blum: Naked Beauty

As a woman and an artist, Sylvie Blum offers a unique perspective on the female form. As an ex-model, she understands how important the subject is to the creative process. Steeped in photographic tradition, Sylvie Blum has worked with such iconic artists as Helmut Newton, Andreas H. Bitesnich, and Günter Blum. With exacting attention to lighting she bathes the studio…
Richard Renaldi: Manhattan Sunday

Richard Renaldi: Manhattan Sunday

Benrubi Gallery is pleased to present Manhattan Sunday, the gallery’s second solo exhibition by Richard Renaldi. Manhattan Sunday is a photographic diary from 2010 to the present. As the name suggests, the pictures were all taken in Manhattan, in the wee hours of Sunday morning, usually after a night out on the town. If hedonism informs these images, from the…
Bernd & Hilla Becher: Framework Houses in Siegen’s Industrial Region

Bernd & Hilla Becher: Framework Houses in Siegen’s Industrial Region

Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931–2007, 1934–2015) began taking photographs of framework houses in Siegen’s industrial region early on in their artistic career. Produced between 1958 and 1974, this body of work proved the value of the consistent depiction of a type of object in so-called typologies. Analysis and synthesis were not to be accomplished solely in a precise individual image…
Jady Bates: You As Angel

Jady Bates: You As Angel

This series depicts the process we all go through in learning to love oneself. It is an awkward, joyful, illuminating, exhausting, humorous and messy affair. Rapprochement is a word I believe approaches this state. We each live with conflict inside due to a lifetime of internal struggle, even with the softening of the intensity. Through the journey to love oneself,…