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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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William Eggleston: Black and White

William Eggleston: Black and White

Black and White is an updated and expanded edition of William Eggleston’s (born 1939) Before Color (Steidl, 2012), the first publication to comprehensively present Eggleston’s early black-and-white photos and explore his artistic beginnings. In the late 1950s Eggleston began photographing…
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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…
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David Goldblatt: Fietas Fractured

David Goldblatt: Fietas Fractured

This book presents photos by David Goldblatt taken between 1952 and 2016 of Fietas in Johannesburg, with an emphasis on his 1976–77 images of the suburb’s last Indian residents before they were forcibly removed under apartheid. Known affectionately by its…
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Olivier Robert: Japan Coastlines

Olivier Robert: Japan Coastlines

My approach consists in using the ‘unintentional aesthetic’ of the man-made objects or structures left alongside the coasts to reveal a personal appreciation of the way these objects and the landscapes answer each other. It also tries to depict my…
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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…
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Gian Butturini: London

Gian Butturini: London

In June 1969, Butturini travelled to London and was instantly captivated by the dynamics of the ‘Swinging City’: a decade defined by social revolution, freedom of expression and political controversy. Picking up a camera for the first time, he was…
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Lee Friedlander: Chain Link

Lee Friedlander: Chain Link

Lee Friedlander is celebrated for his ability to weave disparate elements from ordinary life into uncanny images of great formal complexity and visual wit. And few things have attracted his attention―or been more unpredictable in their effect―than the humble chain…
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