Photo Exhibitions

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…
Andrew Crane: Atipodean Isles

Andrew Crane: Atipodean Isles

“I have spent the last two years working, living, and shooting on two islands on opposite sides of the globe. In 2016, I lived for ten months on a small fisherman’s island off of Hong Kong called Cheung Chau, after which I returned home to the coast of Maine and began shooting the second half of the project on the…
Hugh Holland: Silver. Skate. Seventies.

Hugh Holland: Silver. Skate. Seventies.

The opening of this show will coincide with the grand opening of M+B Photo’s new exhibition space in Hollywood. In Silver. Skate. Seventies., the public will get its first glimpse at the photographer’s never-before-exhibited archive of black and white images, including some of his earliest photographs documenting the rise of the California skateboard revolution in the 70s. The exhibition runs…
Jock Sturges: Absence of Shame 2.0

Jock Sturges: Absence of Shame 2.0

The project was first opened in the beginning of September 2016. It consists of photographs which depict naturist families from France, North California, and Ireland, with whom Sturges has been communicating. The author photographed them throughout the duration of his long artistic career. Having started in the 1970s, he has now shot 3 generations of models. The images uncovered their…
Behind These Walls: Photographs of Decommissioned Australian Gaols

Behind These Walls: Photographs of Decommissioned Australian Gaols

Empty prisons are eerie places. Each prison has its own history, character, and stories to tell, but so too does every cell. Etched into their walls is the passing of successive generations of inmates each of who has carved their passing. For the past decade Australian photographer, Brett Leigh Dicks, has been photographing abandoned prisons the world over. His latest…
In the Beginning: Minor White’s Oregon Photographs

In the Beginning: Minor White’s Oregon Photographs

Long before co-founding Aperture magazine or establishing the groundbreaking photography program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, renowned modernist photographer Minor White (American, 1908-1976) moved to Portland, where he sowed the seeds of what would become a forceful artistic vision. This exhibition of White’s rarely exhibited early works celebrates the artist’s influence on the region, and honors the Museum’s dedication to…
Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi

Comprising two bodies of work, Brave Beauties, on show in New York for the first time, and Somnyama Ngonyama (‘Hail, the Dark Lioness’), the exhibition brings together two integral elements within Muholi’s practice: intimate studies of queer life in her native South Africa and self portraiture. Begun in 2014, Brave Beauties is a series of portraits depicting transwomen in South…
Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel

Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel

A selection of some 60 photographs in the Gallery’s collection made possible by Robert B. Menschel are on view in an exhibition that examines how the act of posing for a portrait changed with the invention of the medium. Featured works come from the early 1840s—just after photography was invented—through the 1990s. The exhibition includes pictures by Lewis Carroll, Edward…
East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography

East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography

When photography arrived in the United States in 1839, it landed first in a few east coast cities and New Orleans, and then spread north and west into the American interior. The proliferation of photography studios and photographers coincided with the beginnings of massive cultural, commercial, and transportation projects that would ultimately reshape much of the American landscape. Photography quickly…