Photo Exhibitions

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,…
Gert Weigelt: Autopsy in Black and White

Gert Weigelt: Autopsy in Black and White

Human sculptures fill the room. Sculptures in movement, staged by the photographer Gert Weigelt. Created in cooperation with dancers in the studio, his black-and-white photographs exceed the limits of conventional dance photography. They are an expression of an aesthetic aspiration to use the camera to see and to show physicality and dance from an analytical perspective. And often with an…
Michael Abramson: Tales from the South Side. 1970’s Chicago Clubs

Michael Abramson: Tales from the South Side. 1970’s Chicago Clubs

The exhibition will focus on his best known photographs from the 1970s, documenting the nightlife of Black clubs on Chicago’s South Side and the underground funk/blues and early disco scene. It’s a celebration of the style and culture of a bygone era. As a white photographer working in black nightclubs, which was taboo at the time, Abramson was always welcome…
Michael Dannenmann: PORTRAIT SITTINGS

Michael Dannenmann: PORTRAIT SITTINGS

David Lynch, Katharina Grosse, Jörg Immendorff, Dennis Hopper, Ringo Starr – stars from the worlds of film, fashion, music, and art – Michael Dannenmann has portrayed them all. The power of his expressive portraits lies in the photographer’s sense of how to capture what is essential about a human being in a second, how to let something personal shine through.…
The Shadow Archive An Investigation Into Vernacular Portrait Photography

The Shadow Archive An Investigation Into Vernacular Portrait Photography

The Walther Collection is pleased to present The Shadow Archive: An Investigation into Vernacular Portrait Photography, an exhibition that examines the uses of photography to document, record, and identify individuals from the 1850s to the present. The Shadow Archive inaugurates The Walther Collection’s multi-year series of exhibitions focused on the history of vernacular photography – utilitarian imagery made primarily for…
Edvard Munch: The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography

Edvard Munch: The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography

Internationally celebrated for his paintings, prints, and watercolors, Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944) also took photographs. This exhibition of photographs, films, and a small selection of prints by Edvard Munch emphasizes the artist’s experimentalism, examining his exploration of the camera as an expressive medium. By probing and exploiting the dynamics of “faulty” practice, such as distortion, blurred motion, eccentric camera…
Michael Kirchoff: Sanctuary

Michael Kirchoff: Sanctuary

When Michael Kirchoff photographs he “takes a great deal of time trying to see in a less than literal way.” He says, “The techniques and tools with each project or series often change, but the perspective, drama, and passion of the image remain consistent.” He goes on to say that his work “can be recognized by a timeless and ethereal…
Henry Horenstein: Tales from the 70’s

Henry Horenstein: Tales from the 70’s

Starting out in the 1970’s, Henry Horenstein was a flat-out documentary shooter. He came from a background in history, not art, and he wanted to shoot for LIFE magazine and maybe just maybe join Magnum. But over the years Horenstein has photographed many different types of subjects, even animals and the human form. But he’s always returned to his roots…
Susan Meiselas: Carnival Strippers: 1972 – 1975

Susan Meiselas: Carnival Strippers: 1972 – 1975

From 1972 to 1975, Susan Meiselas spent her summers photographing and interviewing women who performed striptease at small town carnivals around New England. As she followed the girl shows from town to town, she portrayed the dancers on stage and off, photographing their public performances as well as their private lives. Meiselas’ frank description of these women and the intimate…
Picturing Innovation: The First 100 Years at NASA Langley

Picturing Innovation: The First 100 Years at NASA Langley

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, the Chrysler Museum mined the agency’s photographic archive, selecting pictures that highlight its rich history. With more than 100 images, the exhibition depicts many of Langley’s pioneering innovations—from pilots testing experimental planes, to engineers operating the facility’s famous wind tunnels, to astronauts preparing to take the first…
Mindaugas Gabrenas at Robin Rice Gallery

Mindaugas Gabrenas at Robin Rice Gallery

In this exhibition, Mindaugas Gabrenas invites us to reflect on the poetics of place through his lyrical and surrealist imagery. His hand-printed silver gelatin prints reveal abandoned regions, wild coasts and strange territories from Lithuania to Scotland to America. As a scientific innovator, he uses unique techniques and unconventional materials in order to create his whimsical, dream photos. In “Spinning…
Mitch Dobrowner: Still Earth

Mitch Dobrowner: Still Earth

Los Angeles based photographer Mitch Dobrowner, who is known for being a daring weather chaser in the pursuit of capturing the portrait of the perfect storm will be debuting a new show at Catherine Couturier Gallery. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Dobrowner began his photography career the moment his father gave him an old Argus rangefinder. At…
Jaromir Funke: Avant-Garde Photographer

Jaromir Funke: Avant-Garde Photographer

Experiments with light and shadow, reflections and transparencies: Jaromír Funke (1896–1945) counts as one of the most important representatives of Czech and international Avant-garde photography. Often ahead of his time, he sourced impulses from Cubism, New Objectivity, Abstract Art and Surrealism. For the first time in Germany the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents the work of this visionary. On display are…
Robin de Puy: Randy

Robin de Puy: Randy

Portrait Photographer Robin de Puy (1986) grew up in her parents family hotel in the small village of Oude-Tonge (South Holland). In 2009, she graduates from the Fotoacademie Rotterdam and in the same year she receives the Photo Academy Award. It doesn’t take long for the Netherlands to spot the talent of De Puy. In 2013, she receives the Dutch…
Boris Ignatovich at Nailya Alexander Gallery

Boris Ignatovich at Nailya Alexander Gallery

This is the first ever solo exhibition held in New York for Boris Ignatovich (1899-1976), a towering figure in Russian Constructivist photography. The exhibition features some of the artist’s most celebrated photographs from the 1920s and 1930s, including large-scale gelatin silver prints of unprecedented size (29 x 39 inches) made by Ignatovich himself for the 1969 exhibition at the Moscow…
Roman Loranc: Poetry of the Lens

Roman Loranc: Poetry of the Lens

The Center for Photographic Art is delighted to present Roman Loranc in a wide-ranging exhibition of his evocative photography. This gifted California photographer is, in his own words, “a full-time traditional black and white photographer.” He has been photographing since the age of eight, when he received the gift of a small 35 mm camera. Now, using a 4 x…
Robert Frank: Robert Frank: Books and Films, 1947–2017

Robert Frank: Robert Frank: Books and Films, 1947–2017

Robert Frank (b. 1924, Zurich) is considered the inventor of street photography. With his method of sequencing and composing pictures in intuitive series beyond the traditional photographic essay, he has developed new forms of expression within the medium of photography. Despite Frank’s significant influence on photographers of his own and subsequent generations, there are only few exhibitions of his work.…
Jean-Pierre Laffont: Turbulent America

Jean-Pierre Laffont: Turbulent America

“Turbulent America” represents a selection of Jean-Pierre Laffont’s work from the 1960’s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. Laffont’s photographs capture the genuine sense of what it was like to live in America during these decades. Laffont says, “Taken together, the images show the chaotic, often painful birth of the country we live in today.” As a photographer for the Gamma Agency and…