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So Beautiful at In Focus Galerie

So Beautiful at In Focus Galerie

In focus Gallery presents a thematically exhibition from the Gallery’s collection, as a tribute to the beauty of women. “so beautiful” will take the viewer on a journey from 1940 up to today to discover exceptional works of art photography that focus on the beauty of women. The exhibition “so beautiful” takes the liberty to focus on beauty and aesthetics…
Vintage: Sydney during the 1900 Bubonic Plague

Vintage: Sydney during the 1900 Bubonic Plague

When bubonic plague struck Sydney in 1900, George McCredie was appointed by the Government to take charge of all quarantine activities in the Sydney area, beginning work on March 23, 1900. At the time of his appointment, McCredie was an architect and consulting engineer with offices in the Mutual Life of New York Building in Martin Place. McCredie’s appointment was…
The Early Years, Ansel Adams and Edward Weston

The Early Years, Ansel Adams and Edward Weston

Scott Nichols Gallery is pleased to present some expected and some unexpected photographs by Ansel Adams and Edward Weston “from the vault.” We’ve dug deep into the archive to find some great surprises to accompany such classics as Clearing Winter Storm and the Dunes at Oceano. Ansel Adams and Edward Weston The Early Years May 3rd – Jul 7th, 2018…
Vivian Maier: Revealed: Selections from the Archives

Vivian Maier: Revealed: Selections from the Archives

The exhibition features a selection of over 30 black and white photographs by American street photographer Vivian Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009). It is the first exhibition of Maier’s photography in Westchester County. Unknown during her lifetime, Maier worked as a full-time nanny while pursuing her photography consistently over five decades. Her black and white photographs-mostly from…
Vintage: Portraits of American Ladies by Mathew Brady (1863)

Vintage: Portraits of American Ladies by Mathew Brady (1863)

During the Civil War, Mathew Brady and his associates traveled throughout the eastern part of the country, capturing the effects of the War through photographs of people, towns, and battlefields. Additionally, Brady kept studios in Washington, DC and New York City, where many influential politicians and war heroes sat for portraits. Brady photographed many subjects in the time of the…
Black Resistance: Ernest C. Withers and the Civil Rights Movement

Black Resistance: Ernest C. Withers and the Civil Rights Movement

Beginning in the 1950s, Ernest Withers (1922-2007) photographed Black resistance in Memphis – from pickets and sit-ins to court room scenes. Among his most famous images are those documenting the 1968 sanitation workers’ strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Although earlier protests are included, this exhibition focuses on and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the events…
Vintage: Everyday Life of Ontario, Canada by Reuben R. Sallows (late 19th Century)

Vintage: Everyday Life of Ontario, Canada by Reuben R. Sallows (late 19th Century)

At the turn of the 20th century, when most cameras and photographers operated out of a studio, Ontario-based photographer Reuben R. Sallows (1855-1937) took his heavy, cumbersome equipment outside. He photographed people at work and play in the small towns, farmlands and in the expansive Canadian wilderness of Ontario, the western rovinces and northern Quebec. A rogue photographer, Sallows did…
Biography: 19th Century Landscape photographer William Bell

Biography: 19th Century Landscape photographer William Bell

William H. Bell (1830 – 1910) was an English-born American photographer known for his photographs of western landscapes taken as part of the Wheeler expedition in 1872. In his later years, he wrote articles on the dry plate process and other techniques for various photography journals. His career spanning six decades, Bell worked in nearly every major early photographic process,…
Vintage: Everyday Life of France by Amélie Galup (late 19th Century)

Vintage: Everyday Life of France by Amélie Galup (late 19th Century)

Amélie Galup (1856-1943) taught herself photography in 1895 at the family home in Saint-Antonin-Nobleval, where she spent her vacations, turning the basement into a darkroom. She developed and printed the pictures she took of her husband, their two children and her family. Galup constructed a set in one room of the house, recreating the conditions of a portrait studio, backdrop…
Elliott Erwitt: Pittsburgh 1950

Elliott Erwitt: Pittsburgh 1950

In 1950 Elliott Erwitt, then just twenty-two years old, set out to capture Pittsburgh’s transformation from an industrial city into a modern metropolis. Commissioned by Roy Stryker, the mastermind behind the large-scale documentary photography projects launched by the US government during the Great Depression, Erwitt shot hundreds of frames. His images recorded the city’s communities against the backdrop of urban…
Summertime Salon 2018 at Robin Rice Gallery

Summertime Salon 2018 at Robin Rice Gallery

The Robin Rice Gallery has brought together the works of 56 gallery artists and nearly a hundred photographs for this salon-style exhibition. From floor to ceiling, the walls of the gallery are a mosaic of various size photographs in sepia, color and black & white, expertly hung to fit together like pieces of a puzzle. “This is my favorite exhibition…
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment examines Cartier-Bresson’s influential publication, widely considered to be one of the most important photobooks of the twentieth century. Pioneering for its emphasis on the photograph itself as a unique narrative form, The Decisive Moment was described by Robert Capa as “a Bible for photographers.” Originally titled Images à la Sauvette (“images on the run”) in…
Vintage: Chinese People from Qing Dynasty (1860s)

Vintage: Chinese People from Qing Dynasty (1860s)

When the Tongzhi Emperor came to the throne at the age of five in 1861, these officials rallied around him in what was called the Tongzhi Restoration. Their aim was to adopt Western military technology in order to preserve Confucian values. Zeng Guofan, in alliance with Prince Gong, sponsored the rise of younger officials such as Li Hongzhang, who put…
Biography: photographer Roger Schall

Biography: photographer Roger Schall

Roger Schall (1904-1995) was a renowned French photographer of the 1930s & 1940s. He worked in all photographic disciplines from fashion, portraits, nudes, still life and reportage. In the early 30s, the “revolution” Leica and Rolleiflex allowed him to fulfill his passion for images taken on the spot. Paris was his main exploration ground, where the night allowed him to…
Helen Levitt: One, Two, Three, More

Helen Levitt: One, Two, Three, More

Helen Levitt’s earliest pictures are a unique and irreplaceable look at street life in New York City from the mid-1930s to the end of the 1940s. There are children at play, lovers flirting, husbands and wives, young mothers with their babies, women gossiping, and lonely old men. A majority of these photographs have never been published. Other pictures included in…
Vintage: 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin

Vintage: 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin

On the morning of Monday 24 April, about 1,200 members of the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army mustered at several locations in central Dublin. Among them were members of the all-female Cumann na mBan. Some wore Irish Volunteer and Citizen Army uniforms, while others wore civilian clothes with a yellow Irish Volunteer armband, military hats, and bandoliers. They were…
Saul Leiter: In My Room

Saul Leiter: In My Room

Saul Leiter’s intimate photographs of his muses over three decades will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery. Deeply personal and contemplative, many of the images in Saul Leiter: In My Room share tender moments underscored by the subjects’ trust in the photographer. The exhibition, which includes work from the mid-1940s through the early 1960s, will be the subject of…
Kolkata Calcutta: Some Kind of Beauty by Fionn Reilly

Kolkata Calcutta: Some Kind of Beauty by Fionn Reilly

Kolkata Calcutta is a superb collection of classic black-and-white, and colour photographs of one the world’s most enthralling and mysterious cities as revealed through the lens of photographer Fionn Reilly. Inspired by the films of Kolkata’s celebrated director Satyajit Ray and the great Indian photographer Raghubir Singh, Reilly’s images capture an intense city that exudes a true sense of soul,…
Vintage: Everyday Life of New York by Wallace G. Levison (19th Century)

Vintage: Everyday Life of New York by Wallace G. Levison (19th Century)

Wallace G. Levison was a chemist, inventor, and lecturer who founded the Departments of Mineralogy and Astronomy at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences in the latter half of the 19th century. As the dawn of the 20th century approached, newer, more sensitive film emulsions were developed that allowed pictures to be taken with faster and faster shutter speeds.…