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Kim Yeong-Jea: Whispering Tranquility

Kim Yeong-Jea: Whispering Tranquility

Kim Yeong-Jea’s minimalist photographs capture the airy, serene moments of sea. Kim investigates themes of time, empiricism, and metaphysics at the interface of evolving humanity and eternal nature. The seashore in Kim’s photographs has been turned into an intimate shrine where the artist meditates tranquility by compressing numerous busy, ephemeral life moments into one large-format image. Kim Yeong-Jea Whispering Tranquility…
Inge Morath: On Style

Inge Morath: On Style

Witty, playful, and effortlessly chic, Inge Morath: On Style reveals the vital forms of fashion and self-expression that blossomed into existence in England, France, and the United States in the postwar decades. The book follows the photojournalist Inge Morath (1923–2002) through intimate sessions with Ingrid Bergman and Audrey Hepburn; scenes of window-shopping on Fifth Avenue; American girls discovering Paris; the…
Tereza Zelenkova: A Snake That Disappeared Through A Hole In The Wall

Tereza Zelenkova: A Snake That Disappeared Through A Hole In The Wall

According to an old Slavic legend, a snake inhabits people’s homes and brings happiness and prosperity to the household. This ‘snake housekeeper’ was traditionally welcomed with a bowl of milk on the threshold. The story is one of the many folk tales from the Czech Republic which Tereza Zelenkova (1985, Ostrava) seeks to revive. Over the course of two years,…
Camilla Jensen: Quantum

Camilla Jensen: Quantum

Camilla Jensen has explored herself as a photographic territory over a period of two years. The material gathered consists of multiple series of self -portraits, all captured as reflections in old mirrors. During the process of facing and examining herself through the lens, considerations and thoughts on inheritance and legacy has taken form as an essay that includes an investigation…
George Tice: George Tice at 80: A Retrospective

George Tice: George Tice at 80: A Retrospective

George Tice is one of the best known fine-art photographers in the nation and has authored over 20 books. He has been making photographs for more than 60 years. His prints are in over 100 museum collections, including those of the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Metropolitan Museum, where he had a one-man show…
Garry Winogrand: Women are Beautiful

Garry Winogrand: Women are Beautiful

In 1975, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984), considered one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, published the photobook Women are Beautiful. A documentary photographer who notably worked for Fortune and LIFE magazines, Winogrand was a keen observer of American life throughout his entire career. His favorite site was New York, his hometown. The cacophony of the streets was something that…
Robert Frank: The Lines of My Hand

Robert Frank: The Lines of My Hand

The book was originally published by Yugensha in Tokyo in 1972, and this new Steidl edition, made in close collaboration with Frank, follows and updates the first US edition by Lustrum Press of 1972. The Lines of My Hand is structured chronologically and presents selections from every stage of Frank’s work until 1972―from early photos in Switzerland in 1945–46, to…
Nuno Moreira: She Looks into Me

Nuno Moreira: She Looks into Me

“She looks into me” is a series of intimate images that hold a deep reverence for a time when the mystery of life and the mystery of death were closely related. Conceived in a manner close to theater this book is divided in 3 chapters that explore the idea of human representation and how looking at an image in an…
Matthieu Colnat: The 30 second Project

Matthieu Colnat: The 30 second Project

It has been a decade I am working in the dubbing industry, sharing my daily life with actors I periodically see. So when I went back to my work with photography after a lull of several years, my hunger for pictures naturally drained me to this idea. At first, I just had a handful of minutes, during a short cigarette…
Alex Manchev: La sensualità femminile

Alex Manchev: La sensualità femminile

The photographer explores feminine beauty standing before the perpetual challenge and inspiration for artists – the naked female body. Great artists recreate and explore it on canvases and stone. Nowadays this topic is explored in both cinema and photography, giving birth to many masterpieces, putting on pedestal female emotionality and beauty with the help of the aesthetic view on the…
Seydou Keïta: Bamako Portraits

Seydou Keïta: Bamako Portraits

In the 1950s and 60s, a colourful collection of inhabitants of Bamako, capital of Mali, posed for the camera belonging to Seydou Keïta (1921-2001, Mali). People came to Keïta’s studio to have their picture taken in the best and most beautiful way: wearing extravagant dresses made of wonderful textiles with splendid forms of head dress, or in a modern western…
Tereza Zelenkova: The Essential Solitude

Tereza Zelenkova: The Essential Solitude

‘The Essential Solitude’ is Czech photographer Tereza Zelenkova’s first exhibition at the Ravestijn Gallery. In her preferred black and white images Zelenkova presents a room and its curious inhabitant, evoking the n de siècle movements of symbolism and decadence, to which the photographer pays homage, with references to the literature of Baudelaire, Rimbaud, and JK Huysmans. Together, the still lives,…
Sebastião Salgado: Exodus

Sebastião Salgado: Exodus

It has been almost a generation since Sebastião Salgado first published Exodus but the story it tells, of fraught human movement around the globe, has changed little in 16 years. The push and pull factors may shift, the nexus of conflict relocates from Rwanda to Syria, but the people who leave their homes tell the same tale: deprivation, hardship, and…
Serge Ramelli: New York

Serge Ramelli: New York

Black-and-white urban photography has a unique effect: It can lend a historical feel or bring out perspectives and surfaces in a special way. Serge Ramelli’s New York photos do both—and much more. With his film director’s eye, he searches out locations using parameters that evoke a specific atmosphere and build tension. The New York skyline or typical New York street…
Harf Zimmermann: Hufelandstraße: 1055 Berlin

Harf Zimmermann: Hufelandstraße: 1055 Berlin

Hufelandstrasse, 1055 Berlin is Harf Zimmermann’s 1986–87 portrait of the people and places of Hufelandstrasse, a bustling neighborhood street in the heart of communist East Germany. Inspired by Bruce Davidson’s East 100th Street (1970), his radical depiction of life on a block in East Harlem, Zimmermann set about documenting Hufelandstrasse where he also lived at the time. For over a…
Leigh Griffiths: Meat

Leigh Griffiths: Meat

Throughout China meat is an important part of life. Poultry and pork are staple proteins, so in the local marketplaces, live and freshly-killed animals make up most of what’s on offer. As a westerner who grew up only ever seeing meat already cut into unidentifiable pieces behind glass or on my plate, walking through a Chinese wet market is a…
Michael Kenna: Holga

Michael Kenna: Holga

Michael Kenna is internationally renowned for producing evocative black-and-white images of nature and the urban environment. Often photographing at night or in the early morning hours, the majority of his photographs involve long time exposures with the camera on a tripod. However, some of Kenna’s more quirky, whimsical, and unpredictable images have been photographed with inexpensive, hand-held, plastic Holga cameras.…
Christine Turnauer: Dignity of the Gypsies

Christine Turnauer: Dignity of the Gypsies

Austrian photographer Christine Turnauer (born 1945) details her search for Roma (gypsy) history. Her documentation begins in Gujarat and Rajasthan, and continues through Hungary, Romania, Montenegro and Kosovo. Christine Turnauer Dignity of the Gypsies Hardcover: 296 pages Publisher: Hatje Cantz (November 21, 2017) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-3775743075 Order: www.amazon.com
Tommaso Sacconi: Light on

Tommaso Sacconi: Light on

This series shows people in the instant of coming out of the dark or just about to vanish in it. This is the only moment that I fall in love with them. Each of the pictures is the result of minutes, sometimes hours, spent waiting for something to happen. I usually get attracted by locations first. I walk there over…