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Susan Meiselas: Prince Street Girls, 1976 – 1979

Susan Meiselas: Prince Street Girls, 1976 – 1979

Meiselas has, in the course of her forty-year career, brought together photographs, interviews, and artifacts to tell stories both intimate and epic. She has documented the public and private lives of carnival dancers (Carnival Strippers, 1972–75), photographed Nicaragua throughout its decade-long revolutionary period beginning in the 1970s, assembled a detailed and rigorous visual history of the Kurdish people (Kurdistan: In…
Nelli Palomäki: Breathing the Same Air

Nelli Palomäki: Breathing the Same Air

Finnish photographer Nelli Palomäki (born 1981) is a graduate of Helsinki’s renowned Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture. In her work, she aims to recapture the lost magic that was once inherent in photography. Even 50 years ago, having one’s photograph taken was a special event; people donned their Sunday best and gazed, unmoving and serious, into the…
August Sander at Hauser & Wirth

August Sander at Hauser & Wirth

‘I hate nothing more than sugary photographs with tricks, poses and effects. So allow me to be honest and tell the truth about our age and its people’. — August Sander New York… Beginning 20 April 2017, Hauser & Wirth will present ‘August Sander’, the gallery’s first exhibition devoted to the late German photographer, a forefather of conceptual art and…
Debbie Fleming Caffery and Machiel Botman

Debbie Fleming Caffery and Machiel Botman

This exhibition brings together two artists, Debbie Fleming Caffery and Machiel Botman, both masters of the gelatin silver print as a medium of self expression. The exhibition will open with a reception on Thursday April, 6th from 6 to 8 p.m. and run through Saturday June 3rd. Debbie Fleming Caffery grew up along the Bayou Teche in southwest Louisiana and still lives in the…
Arnold Odermatt: Karambolage

Arnold Odermatt: Karambolage

With thoroughness and a meticulous attention to detail, Arnold Odermatt photographed automobile accidents on the streets of the Swiss canton of Nidwalden between 1939 and 1993. For 40 years, the Swiss police office recorded the wrecked cars left in the wake of excessive speed, drunk driving, right-of-way errors, and plain foolishness, in poignant, sometimes funny, and always strange atmospheric photographs.…
Christine Osinski: Summer Days Staten Island

Christine Osinski: Summer Days Staten Island

Taken in the “forgotten borough” of Staten Island between 1983 and 1984, the photographs in Christine Osinski’s (born 1948) Summer Days Staten Island create a portrait of working-class culture in an often overlooked section of New York City. Captured on Osinski’s large format 4×5 camera as she wandered the island, her candid portraits of strangers, vernacular architecture and quotidian scenes…
Ulrich Wüst: Stadtbilder | Nachlass

Ulrich Wüst: Stadtbilder | Nachlass

Trained as an urban planner, Wüst came to photography in the 1970s as a rhetorical tool for studying the development of cities. This work quickly developed into a critique of the East German approach to city building and led ultimately to a conceptual approach to portraiture of the Socialist state. In the Stadtbilder series, Wüst photographed East German cities that…
Nancy Borowick: A Life In Death

Nancy Borowick: A Life In Death

“As a child, I simply couldn’t imagine life without my parents. I assumed that they would be there for every important milestone in my life, and that they would grow old together. I never thought that I would lose them both by the time I was twenty-nine.” (Nancy Borowick) Nancy Borowick (b. 1985) is a humanitarian photographer currently based on…
Sally Mann: Immediate Family

Sally Mann: Immediate Family

First published in 1992, Immediate Family has been lauded by critics as one of the great photography books of our time, and among the most influential. Taken against the Arcadian backdrop of her woodland summer home in Virginia, Sally Mann’s extraordinary, intimate photographs of her children reveal truths that embody the individuality of her own family yet ultimately take on…
Pentti Sammallahti: Warm Regards

Pentti Sammallahti: Warm Regards

photo-eye Gallery is delighted to announce Warm Regards, an exhibition of small-scale traditional black-and white gelatin silver prints by preeminent Finnish photographer Pentti Sammallahti. A traveler and a visual poet, Sammallahti has travelled widely from his native Scandinavia, photographing across Russia to Japan, India, Nepal, Morocco, Turkey, throughout Europe, and South Africa. Meticulously composed, the artist’s photographs are imbued with…
Buried Reflections in the Silo

Buried Reflections in the Silo

Francesco Merlini, Samuele Pellecchia, Igor Posner and Devin Yalkin, four black&white photographers whose diaristic approach to photography has been recognized worldwide with exhibitions and publications. Four intimacies blended into a collective reflection that aims at using the visual result of their photographic quest in order to deeply explore the process and the meaning of using photography to transform reality into…
Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found

Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found

The definitive monograph of American photographer Vivian Maier, exploring the full range and brilliance of her work and the mystery of her life, written and edited by noted photography curator and writer Marvin Heiferman; featuring 250 black-and-white images, color work, and other materials never seen before; and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman. Vivian Maier’s story—the…
David Lykes Keenan: Fair Witness: Street Photography for the 21st Century

David Lykes Keenan: Fair Witness: Street Photography for the 21st Century

Fair Witness presents the humorous and sometimes unsettling street work of New York City–based photographer David Lykes Keenan, whose black-and-white photos, taken with a Leica rangefinder, recall Frank, Winogrand, Friedlander and particularly Erwitt. David Lykes Keenan Fair Witness: Street Photography for the 21st Century Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Damiani (2015) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-8862083898 Order the book: www.amazon.com
Kenro Izu: Thirty Year Retrospective

Kenro Izu: Thirty Year Retrospective

Born in Osaka, Japan in 1949, Kenro Izu moved to New York City in the early 1970s, where he quickly established himself as a master of still life photography. A chance viewing of the mammoth plate photographs by the Victorian photographer Francis Frith led Izu to travel to Egypt in 1979, to photograph the pyramids and other sacred monuments. Thus…
38 Black and White Winning Photos of the 2017 Fine Art Photography Awards

38 Black and White Winning Photos of the 2017 Fine Art Photography Awards

Fine Art Photography Awards just announced the 2017 winners for its prestigious photo contest. Over 6000 submissions were received from 89 countries around the world. Winners were selected by highly acclaimed panel of international judges, including: Tim Franco, Nadia Dias, Liza Van der Stock, atilde Gattoni, Amélie Labourdette, Valery Klamm and Pierre Abensur. Ana Santos has won the title of…
Pieter Hugo: There’s a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends

Pieter Hugo: There’s a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends

Pieter Hugo‘s There’s a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends is a series of close-up portraits of the artist and his friends, all of whom call South Africa home. Through a digital process of converting colour images to black and white while manipulating the colour channels, Hugo emphasises the pigment (melanin) in his sitters’ skins so they appear…
Sage Sohier: Americans Seen

Sage Sohier: Americans Seen

Americans Seen will present a key selection of Sage Sohier’s black and white photographs of people in their environments. Taken in the late 1970’s to the early 1980s her portraits reveal a particular time and place. Distinctly American, yet collectively grounded in their expression of the human condition, her exceptional photographs show our often-strange expression of the daily rituals that…
Henry Horenstein: Animalia

Henry Horenstein: Animalia

ANIMALIA is a collection of the best of noted photographer Henry Horenstein’s images of sea and land creatures. Described variously as evocative, mysterious, romantic, surprising, and weird, Horenstein’s abstract images will make the viewer see otherwise familiar animals in a new and different light. Printed in sumptuous sepia duotones, ANIMALIA will make an elegant gift book for the animal or…