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Betsy Karel: Times Square

Betsy Karel: Times Square

In America’s Stage: Times Square, street photographer Betsy Karel uses five New York City blocks as a metaphor for urban America today. Her premise is that many of the major trends of our society are present in Times Square: globalism, consumerism, ubiquitous sexualization, hucksterism, surveillance, narcissism. All are compressed and amplified here. In Karel’s photos fantasy parades as reality, corporate…
Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925

Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925

This exhibition spotlights the work of Clarence White (1871-1925), a founding member of the Photo-Secession, a gifted photographer celebrated for his beautiful scenes of quiet domesticity and outdoor idylls, and an influential teacher and photographic mentor. The first retrospective devoted to the photographer in over a generation, this exhibition and accompanying publication will survey White’s career from his beginnings in…
Alex Manchev: The Freedom Project (Indiegogo Campaign)

Alex Manchev: The Freedom Project (Indiegogo Campaign)

Kids have dreams. Dreams that somehow keep them believing in wonders. Wonders that help them get through the tough race with maturity. Maturity that is inevitable and it is a matter of time. Time well spent until the moment of adulthood approaches. The Freedom Project is the childhood dream of a young boy. Boy that wanted to capture the beauty…
Pietro Baroni: J’ai plus de souvenirs que si j’avais mille ans

Pietro Baroni: J’ai plus de souvenirs que si j’avais mille ans

“I have more memories than if I’d lived a thousand years” wrote Baudelaire. We all have unmentionable, unspeakable thoughts that we ourselves fear. We all have worries and anxieties we want to hide from the others’ sight. Or that we wish they could be seen, to be rescued. These thoughts are so deep and intimate that are not visible to…
Adolphe Braun: A European Photography Business and the 19th-Century Visual Arts

Adolphe Braun: A European Photography Business and the 19th-Century Visual Arts

The Münchner Stadtmuseum is holding the first-ever retrospective of French photographer Adolphe Braun (1812-1877) to be hosted by a German-speaking country. The exhibition draws on the Museum’s own extensive collection complemented by loans from around the world, and presents some 400 original Braun photographs, along with some 20 paintings by a number of international artists. Adolphe Braun was one of…
Alvin Booth: Nocturnes

Alvin Booth: Nocturnes

Alvin Booth’s art unveils the intrinsic beauty and possible mutations of the human body. His photographs highlight the human form in the totality of its photographic malleability and use the elaborately staged nude as the point of departure. His bodies are then folded, wrapped, cloaked, pulled and multiplied, in order to create images that prove the body capable of being…
Emil Gataullin: Towards the Horizon

Emil Gataullin: Towards the Horizon

This project developed as I visited small suburban towns and villages of Russia. It shows the lives of people, their relationships with each other and the places they live. I take photographs of province places during the several years now. This is my main topic, I would say. I live close to Moscow, but take every single opportunity to go…
The Faraway Nearby: Photographs of Canada from The New York Times Photo Archive

The Faraway Nearby: Photographs of Canada from The New York Times Photo Archive

Featuring photographs of Canadian subject matter from The New York Times Photo Archive, The Faraway Nearby examines a century of Canada’s history and its representation in the leading American “newspaper of record.” Taking an expansive view of the many stories that have shaped our national experience, the exhibition highlights images of major political events and conflicts, iconic landscapes across the…
Randal Levenson: In Search of the Monkey Girl, and other work

Randal Levenson: In Search of the Monkey Girl, and other work

This exhibition marks the artist’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. The exhibition will feature photographs selected from three bodies of work: Americana, Mexico, and In Search of the Monkey Girl. The three distinct groupings range from the artist’s vintage black and white photographs from the 1970’s to large-scale color prints from this decade. In Search of the Monkey Girl…
Sadegh Souri: Waiting Girls

Sadegh Souri: Waiting Girls

In Iran, death penalty is given to the children for the crimes such as murder, drug trafficking, and armed robbery. According to the Islamic Penal Law, the age when girls are held accountable for their crimes is 9 years old, while the international conventions have banned the death penalty for individuals under 18. Pursuant to the passing of new laws…
Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: Central Park New York: 24 Solar Terms

Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: Central Park New York: 24 Solar Terms

The title of the show takes its name from the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, which divides the year into 24 segments, each segment given a specific solar term. This system provided a time frame for agriculture, everyday life and festivals. Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao was born in Taiwan in 1977, and immigrated in 1999 to the United States, residing in the…
Trevor and Faye Yerbury: Yerbury Nudes (Kickstarter)

Trevor and Faye Yerbury: Yerbury Nudes (Kickstarter)

Trevor & Faye have waited a long time to see this project come to fruition, and are delighted that they now have complete control of the production. The book will contain many of their favourite and well known images, dating back to the 80s and coming up to date with more recent work, many of which have not been published…
Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine

Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874–1940) was considered the father of American documentary photography. This exhibition consists of rare vintage prints, and covers the three overarching themes of Hine’s three-decade career: the immigrant experience; child labor; and the American worker, culminating in his magnificent studies of the construction of the Empire State Building. All works are from the collection of Michael Mattis…
Dmitri Baltermants: Documenting and Staging a Soviet Reality

Dmitri Baltermants: Documenting and Staging a Soviet Reality

Dmitri Baltermants (1912–1990) was one of the most important Soviet photojournalists at mid-century. His humanizing, often dramatic compositions of World War II and its aftermath affected viewers in the USSR and around the world. Baltermants graduated from the Math and Mechanics School at Moscow State University, with plans of teaching mathematics at the Higher Military Academy. Life drastically changed in…
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…