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Georgy Petrusov: Selected Photographs, 1930s-1940s

Georgy Petrusov: Selected Photographs, 1930s-1940s

One of the most prominent pioneers of Soviet photography, Petrusov (1903–1971) was instrumental in documenting major accomplishments in Soviet industry, architecture, sport, and culture. Our exhibition includes works representative of the artist’s striking experimental style, which was characterized by both structured compositions and fresh new perspectives. For example, in his View from Maxim Gorky Airplane (the Derzhprom), 1930, Petrusov shoots…
Dawoud Bey: Street Portraits

Dawoud Bey: Street Portraits

Stephen Daiter Gallery is pleased to present Dawoud Bey: Street Portraits. This exhibition coincides with the recent publication on the same series, Street Portraits by Dawoud Bey published by MACK (London, 2021). In the late 1980s, Bey began making portraits in his Brooklyn, Rochester, and Washington D.C. communities. This series marked the first time in which Bey transitioned from a…
Mike Smith: Streets of Boston

Mike Smith: Streets of Boston

This month, British publisher Stanley/Barker is releasing Mike Smith: Streets of Boston. In a recent interview, Mike discussed this 1970s work in relation to his later and more well-known photographs of Eastern Tennessee. “Of course…all experiences lead to the present. As an artist, I think change is important, so the work I am doing now and have done in East…
Galerie Karsten Greve: Sally Mann

Galerie Karsten Greve: Sally Mann

Galerie Karsten Greve is delighted to present its new exhibition dedicated to the work of the American photographer Sally Mann in its Parisian gallery. Following the success of her large retrospective Sally Mann: Mille et un passages (“Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings) at Jeu de Paume in 2019, the display is an opportunity to rediscover two iconic series by the…
Michael Bailey-Gates: A Glint In The Kindling

Michael Bailey-Gates: A Glint In The Kindling

The Ravestijn Gallery is proud to announce A Glint In The Kindling, the first exhibition in Europe and at the gallery of American artist Michael Bailey-Gates. In A Glint In The Kindling, photographs are made to affirm a coming reality. Transgressing against set gender roles, Michael imagines new ways of being within the confines of a gender binary. The pictures…
Nan Goldin: 1972–1977

Nan Goldin: 1972–1977

One of the most influential photographers of our time, Nan Goldin is widely known for her deeply personal photographs that unflinchingly document her life and the people in it. The fifteen images included here span Goldin’s shift from black-and-white to color photography and were all made in and around Boston, prior to her move to New York in 1978. Featuring…
Focus: Power, Agency, and Objectivity in Early Photography

Focus: Power, Agency, and Objectivity in Early Photography

British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–1879) once asked: “what is focus, and who has the right to say what focus is the legitimate focus?” Cameron’s question lies at the heart of this exhibition, which traces the early history of photography while probing how myths surrounding the perceived objectivity of this new medium conceal the power dynamics inherent in who photographs,…
Mark Peterson: White Noise

Mark Peterson: White Noise

In White Noise Mark Peterson examines the rhetoric of the White House on immigration and Muslim bans, and how this echoes and intersects with nationalism, Western chauvinism, white supremacy, neo-Nazis, and all those calling for an ethnostate in America. Peterson began his project as a means to understand the divisive mood of the country following the 2016 presidential election. His…
Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt is considered one of the founders of modern photography, alongside Walker Evans and Cartier-Bresson. Exploring English society, landscape and literature, his images are vital to our understanding of the history of photography and even the British way of life in the mid-20th century. Bill Brandt (born Hermann Wilhelm Brandt on May 3, 1904, in Hamburg, † December 20,…
Bjoern Persson: Here Forever

Bjoern Persson: Here Forever

Robert Klein Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition of photographs by internationally acclaimed wildlife photographer and activist Björn Persson. Based in Sweden, Persson’s large format black and white photographs ennoble the spirit of Africa’s treasured species and threatened wildlife. The exhibition is on view from August 10 through October 10, 2021, at Robert Klein Gallery (38 Newbury Street,…
Roger Ballen: ROGER THE RAT

Roger Ballen: ROGER THE RAT

Throughout his career, Roger Ballen has pursued a singular artistic goal: to give expression to the human psyche—to explore visually, the hidden forces that shape who we are. In 60 black and white photographs a persona, Roger the Rat is created by Ballen, that is fundamentally archetypal even mythological, a half human, half animal character that has the capability to…
A Timeless Allure: The Photographic Art of George Hoyningen-Huene

A Timeless Allure: The Photographic Art of George Hoyningen-Huene

Hoyningen-Huene, often known simply as Huene, epitomised the connections between art, fashion and cinema. He worked primarily in Paris, New York and Hollywood and first gained international fame in the fields of sophisticated fashion and portrait photography. His carefully-lit studio compositions infused with elements of modernism, neoclassicism and surrealism made Huene one of the leading photographers at Vogue and Vanity…
Ken Light: Course of the Empire

Ken Light: Course of the Empire

A decade ago, Ken Light traveled across the United States photographing the country, an empire he realized was the most fragile of organisms. The photographs of the earlier years in this book create the context for understanding how America lost its way. Light reached all four corners of the country to document people across race, class and political lines. We…
Heinz Hajek-Halke: Experiment, Vintage Photographs: 1950 – 1970

Heinz Hajek-Halke: Experiment, Vintage Photographs: 1950 – 1970

Heinz Hajek-Halke (1898 – 1983) is one of the most important German photography artists of the 20th century. Born in Berlin, raised in South America, his activities in Berlin during the 1920s and 1930s were numerous. He worked as a press illustrator, photo reporter, picture editor, and advertising photographer. During this period, the subject matter and the experimental nature of…
Nadezda Nikolova Kratzer – Elemental Forms, Landscape

Nadezda Nikolova Kratzer – Elemental Forms, Landscape

HackelBury Fine Art, London is pleased to present: Elemental Forms, Landscape, a solo exhibition of new work by Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer in which her love of nature and concern for the environment is reflected in her abstract landscapes which capture “the still point of the turning world”. (T.S. Eliot ‘Four Quartets’). Nikolova-Kratzer chooses a balancing act in her work between control…
Ernest C. Withers: I’ll Take You There

Ernest C. Withers: I’ll Take You There

The Fahey/Klein gallery is pleased to present “Ernest Withers: I’ll Take You There”, an exhibition hosted in conjunction with his recently published book, “The Revolution in Black and White” (CityFiles Press). This exhibition and publication are a record of African American life in the South during the mid-20th century. Withers’s photographs of Beale Street, family life in Memphis, the rise…
Diane Arbus curated by Carrie Mae Weems

Diane Arbus curated by Carrie Mae Weems

Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of 45 photographs by Diane Arbus, curated by acclaimed contemporary artist Carrie Mae Weems. A long-time admirer of Arbus’s work, Weems has selected images spanning Arbus’s fifteen-year career, from 1956 until her death in 1971. Weems has cited Arbus, along with David Hammons, as artists of paramount importance to her. To inaugurate…
Paul Ickovic: In Transit

Paul Ickovic: In Transit

Robert Klein Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition “In Transit: Photographs by Paul Ickovic” at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BnF) in Paris. The exhibition presents a selection of street scenes and improvised portraits made by Paul Ickovic (Czech-American, b. 1944) beginning in the 1960s. The exhibition also highlights through archival materials the close bond the photographer forged with…
Monovisions Awards 2021 Winners Announced!

Monovisions Awards 2021 Winners Announced!

MonoVisions Awards are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 photo contest, selecting the winning photographs from 3550 entries from across the globe! Japanese photographer Kohei Ueno won the single photo category. His entry, titled In My Own Bubble, which is an image of Thibault Guignes, one of the French national freediving champions, won the Black & White Photo…
Stanko Abadzic: Aktovi

Stanko Abadzic: Aktovi

The exhibition includes Stanko Abadžic’s silver gelatin prints of the nude, a sensitive subject that Abadžic frequently studies. In these works, the nude is rendered innocent as Abadžic emphasizes light and shadow in relationship to the female form. Finding solace in beauty, Abadžic creates harmonious opportunities for stillness and romance. Stanko Abadžic is a Croatian photographer specializing in black and…