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Ian Pettigrew: Living Heroes

Ian Pettigrew: Living Heroes

Portrait series of aging veterans from WW2 to Viet Nam. Website: http://www.ianpettigrew.com ‘Living Heroes’ was the Black & White People Series of the Year 3rd place Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards 2018. ‘Living Heroes’ was the Black & White People Series of the Year 3rd place Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards 2018.
Michael Kenna: Rafu

Michael Kenna: Rafu

After decades of traveling the world, exploring wild and natural locations, from Europe to Asia, as well as industrial zones, abandoned buildings and religious shrines, Michael Kenna debuts an unprecedented series of female nudes made in Japan. Robert Mann Gallery presents, Rafu (裸婦), the Japanese word for unclothed female, a woman in the nude. ”I approach photographing the female nude,…
Alex Majoli: SCENE

Alex Majoli: SCENE

Europe, Asia, Brazil, Congo. For eight years, across continents and countries, Alex Majoli has photographed events and non-events. Political demonstrations, humanitarian emergencies and quiet moments of daily life. What holds all these disparate images together, at first glance at least, is the quality of light and the sense of human theatre. A sense that we are all actors attempting, failing…
HIROO FUJITANI: THE LYRIC POETRY – A CAT

HIROO FUJITANI: THE LYRIC POETRY – A CAT

I think that a cat is a philosopher or poet though I do not know a great occidental philosopher sometimes. Their behavior passes our understanding. I am interested in their saintly, venal, capricious behavior and cuteness. That’s way, I explore shooting a cat for capturing a moment like with lyric, emotional or an arresting sight of a cat on this…
Michael Kenna at Catherine Edelman Gallery

Michael Kenna at Catherine Edelman Gallery

After 31 years in River North, Catherine Edelman Gallery is relocating to 1637 W. Chicago Avenue in April 2019. CEG opened in 1987, shortly after Catherine Edelman graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with an MFA in photography. CEG quickly gained attention for its risk-taking shows, opening the gallery with “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” by…
Lee Friedlander: Workers: The Human Clay

Lee Friedlander: Workers: The Human Clay

In the capstone volume of his epic series “The Human Clay,” Lee Friedlander has created an ode to people who work. Drawn from his incomparable archive are photographs of individuals laboring on the street and on stage, as well as in the fi eld, in factories and in fl uorescent-lit offi ces. Performers, salespeople and athletes alike are observed both…
Don McCullin at Tate Britain

Don McCullin at Tate Britain

This exhibition showcases some of the most impactful photographs captured over the last 60 years. It includes many of his iconic war photographs – including images from Vietnam, Northern Ireland and more recently Syria. But it also focuses on the work he did at home in England, recording scenes of poverty and working class life in London’s East End and…
Stefano Ciol: Rural Graphysms

Stefano Ciol: Rural Graphysms

Lines that cut the landscape of the countryside narrating new perspectives of light and unexpected glimpses. Website: https://www.behance.net/fotociol ‘Grafismi Rurali – Rural Graphysms’ was the Black & White Series of the Year 3rd place Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards 2018. ‘Grafismi Rurali – Rural Graphysms’ was the Black & White Series of the Year 3rd place Winner in the…
Winter in Swiss Photography

Winter in Swiss Photography

Once again the gallery Bildhalle is hosted at the Forum Paracelsus in St. Moritz this year and presents a group exhibition of important positions in classic and contemporary Swiss photography on the topic of “Winter”. Winter as a photographic subject has a long tradition in Switzerland. Snow and cold almost completely transform a landscape, concealing many of its characteristics and…
1947, Simone de Beauvoir in America

1947, Simone de Beauvoir in America

Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is pleased to present «1947, Simone de Beauvoir in America» a photographic journey inspired by her diary «America Day by Day» published in France in 1948. This book was released in the United States in 1999 after its first translation to English in Great Britain in 1952. This exhibition curated by Corinne Tapia, director of Sous…
Patrick Ems: Dancing lights

Patrick Ems: Dancing lights

There are no words to describe how I felt the first time I saw the magical polar lights dancing across the deep black night sky. Humbled and overwhelmed by emotion, I also felt honoured that the elusive hidden beauty had revealed. ”The sight filled the northern sky; the immensity of it was scarcely conceivable. As if from heaven itself, great…
Hatami: Classic Films of the 1960s. Vintage Photographs

Hatami: Classic Films of the 1960s. Vintage Photographs

Hatami (1928-2017) – known primarily by his last name – started his sixty-year career as a writer in the 1950s for a newspaper in Tehran. Due to short staffing, the Editor required he also use his journalistic skills to photograph unfolding political events. Hatami’s keen eye and assertive nature allowed him to capture decades of historic photos of political, cultural…
Christopher Thomas: Lost in L.A.

Christopher Thomas: Lost in L.A.

When Christopher Thomas set out to make a “city-portrait” of Los Angeles, the fifth metropolis to be the focus of his signature series over the past two decades, he did not intend to produce a comprehensive record of its sprawling contents or dramatic characters. Rather, he hoped to discover and capture a personal view of the city’s unique cultural identity…
Pentti Sammallahti’s: Birds

Pentti Sammallahti’s: Birds

Pentti Sammallahti’s Birds is the artist’s fourth solo exhibition at Nailya Alexander Gallery, and the first to focus exclusively on one of his most consistent and compelling subjects: birds. Despite his frequent attention to dogs, cats, and other animals during his many travels, Sammallahti’s work finds its true apotheosis in birds. Residents of the land, sea, and sky, birds find…
Herbert List: The Magical in Passing

Herbert List: The Magical in Passing

The selection of 120 works presented in TheMagical in Passing sheds some light on the elusive oeuvre of the German photographer Herbert List, and explores why it is so difficult to categorize his work. He would work in almost every genre that photography has to offer: architecture, still life, street photography, portraiture, documentation and cataloging. Yet he also blurred the…
Marzena Kolarz: ABOUT YOURSELF. HYBRIDS.

Marzena Kolarz: ABOUT YOURSELF. HYBRIDS.

“About Yourself. Hybrids” is a self-portrait series that combines two themes into each single image: past and present, fears and expectations, childhood with adulthood, the me with others and the me with herself, me with my love… etc. Series made in wet plate collodion, exactly in ambrotype. Website: www.marzenakolarz.com ‘ABOUT YOURSELF. HYBRIDS.’ was the Black & White Conceptual Series of…
Michael Kenna: HOLGA and Recent Prints

Michael Kenna: HOLGA and Recent Prints

Kenna, who is now in his fifth decade of photographing, works on multiple long-term projects simultaneously. Although the prints on display are all recent, this exhibition acts as a cross section of his work as the negatives span various decades. As a result, HOLGA and Recent Prints offers a fascinating look at Kenna’s methods and subjects over time, both of…
Paolo Pellegrin: An Anthology

Paolo Pellegrin: An Anthology

Over 150 photographs to discover the creative journey and themes animating the quest of this great photographer He has travelled throughout the world with his camera, recounting people, wars and humanitarian emergencies, along with stories of great poetry and extraordinary, pulsating nature. After working for two years on the archive of Paolo Pellegrin, the exhibition presents the themes that animate…
Don McCullin: PROXIMITY

Don McCullin: PROXIMITY

To coincide with the major retrospective at Tate Britain, Hamiltons will be celebrating Sir Don McCullin’s lifetime achievement by exhibiting rare and unseen vintage prints dating back to the 1950s. Selected from the photographer’s personal archive, they were made shortly after the photographs were first taken on assignments around the world. Intimate and physically modest, the prints provide access to…
Kyiv Photo Book International Festival 2019

Kyiv Photo Book International Festival 2019

On February 9, 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine a festival of photo books from publishers and photographers Kyiv Photo Book will be held, first and only festival in Ukraine dedicated to photo books. The goal of the Festival is developing a communication between authors-photographers and publishers, from one side, and broad circles of art lovers, and, in particular, photography art lovers,…