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Danny Lyon: The Only Thing I Saw Worth Leaving

Danny Lyon: The Only Thing I Saw Worth Leaving

“I am left feeling the people I photograph are the best people in America. I leave to the future the only thing I saw worth leaving.” –Danny Lyon, 1967 Danny Lyon once described the writer James Agee as, “a romantic who adored reality,” an epithet equally apt to characterize him. The photographer made a name for himself in the 1960s…
Rosalind Solomon: Carnival 1980

Rosalind Solomon: Carnival 1980

The gallery Julian Sander is very pleased to show the series Carnival 1980 of American photographer Rosalind Fox Solomon. These works are a compelling example of her humanistic-documentary work as well as a visual manifestation of her seen reality with all its consequences. Rosalind Fox Solomon was born in 1930 in Highland Park, Illinois and currently lives in New York…
Deck the Walls at Catherine Couturier Gallery

Deck the Walls at Catherine Couturier Gallery

Deck the Walls is an annual group exhibition of vintage and contemporary pieces that allows Catherine Couturier Gallery to showcase a variety of artists, prices ranges, styles, and photographic mediums. Deck the Walls is expected to feature works by Elliott Erwitt, Maggie Taylor, and Stanko Abadzic. Other exhibited artists will include Renate Aller, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Kate Breakey, Susan Burnstine,…
Louis Stettner: Traveling Light

Louis Stettner: Traveling Light

Over the course of his eight-decade career, Louis Stettner created a singular approach to photographing everyday life. Born in Brooklyn in 1922, Stettner began working as a photographer in the 1930s and served in the U.S. Army in World War II before moving to Paris in 1947. There, he studied at the Institut des Hautes Études Cinématographiques, became friends with…
Martin Ogolter: Citizens, 110 Portraits

Martin Ogolter: Citizens, 110 Portraits

The famous ocean sides neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone are known the world over and are the picture postcards of the city if not the country as a whole. About 35 kilometers inland, in the North Zone of the city, far from the famous beaches these are the suburbs and the hottest neighborhoods of the city. Decidedly working…
Rhondal McKinney: Midwest Horizons

Rhondal McKinney: Midwest Horizons

Rhondal McKinney’s photographs transport the viewer within the vast and quiet landscape of rural Illinois, reminding them of the importance of stillness, time and memory. The artist affirms, “When I was a kid I used to ride around in my father’s pickup truck. He was a bird hunter and a fisherman and we might be on our way to run…
Ansel Adams at Robert Mann Gallery

Ansel Adams at Robert Mann Gallery

Robert Mann Gallery presents work by Ansel Adams, ranging from vintage prints dating back to the artist’s very early career in the 1920’s, to extraordinary and unique masterpieces of his most iconic images such as Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico and Aspens, Northern New Mexico. Since 1977, Robert Mann has been a preeminent source for Adam’s work with a history of…
Helen Levitt: Five Decades

Helen Levitt: Five Decades

Laurence Miller Gallery is pleased to present HELEN LEVITT: FIVE DECADES, featuring vintage prints gifted by Levitt to James Agee and his family between 1940 and ca. 2000. These include several of Levitt’s most famous New York images, pictures from Mexico City, and never before exhibited portraits of James Agee. Helen first met James Agee at Walker Evans’ apartment in…
Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary

Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary

This definitive portrayal of Tina Modotti brings to life the iconic artist who throughout her life vacillated between the purity of inspired creativity and the struggle for social justice. Incorporating extensive archival material, interviews with Modotti’s contemporaries and many rare photographs, this illustrated biography magnificently portrays Tina Modotti, her contemporaries and their tumultous times. Shortlisted for the prestigious Infinity Award.…
Eugene Richards: The Run-On Of Time

Eugene Richards: The Run-On Of Time

One of the most respected photographers of his generation, Eugene Richards has devoted his career to exploring profound aspects of human experience. Birth, death, family, and the grinding effects of poverty and prejudice, as well as the mental and physical health of individuals and communities, are recurring themes of his work. This exhibition—organized thematically, rather than by project—reveals Richards’s enduring…
Lee Friedlander: Maria

Lee Friedlander: Maria

Deborah Bell Photographs is honored to present MARIA, an exhibition of photographs by Lee Friedlander featuring his wife, Maria. Dating from 1958 to 2008, the pictures were taken during Maria and Lee’s early marriage, and throughout their family life as parents and grandparents. The 32 prints in the exhibition were selected by Friedlander for this venue, thus offering a special…
Ezra Stoller: Pioneers of American Modernism

Ezra Stoller: Pioneers of American Modernism

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography is presenting to the Russian public, for the first time, the work oftheoutstanding American architectural photographer of the 20th century—Ezra Stoller. The Guggenheim Museum, the former Whitney Museum of American Art building, Manhattan skyscrapers, the TWA Terminal at Kennedy International Airport, the famous Fallingwater house, the iconic building of the 20thcentury—the RonchampChapel and many…
Berlin in the 1918/19 Revolution

Berlin in the 1918/19 Revolution

The revolution in winter and spring 1918/19 was decided in the streets of the imperial capital, Berlin. Berliners celebrated the abdication of the German Emperor with demonstrations in front of the Reichstag and the palace on November 9th, 1918, in the newspaper quarter in January 1919 rolls of printing paper were used by the Spartacists to erect barricades against approaching…
Galina Kurlat: Shadow Play

Galina Kurlat: Shadow Play

Galina Kurlat was born in Moscow, Russia, and emigrated to the US in 1989. She graduated from Pratt Institute and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is in a number of public and private collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX and the Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX. Recent exhibitions…
Object Lessons: Photography at Cornell, 1869-2018

Object Lessons: Photography at Cornell, 1869-2018

Photographs have been collected at Cornell since at least 1869, when the university accepted an unusual gift presented by President A. D. White: a photograph of the moon. For White, photographs were part of the arsenal of study tools required by a modern university. They accumulated on campus under his leadership, alongside books, manuscripts, models, and plaster casts. The moon…
Marc Riboud & Willy Ronis: France 1935 – 1985

Marc Riboud & Willy Ronis: France 1935 – 1985

In this exhibition the two internationally famous French photographers Willy Ronis and Marc Riboud guide the viewer through the everyday life in Paris from 1935 to 1985. Willy Ronis, a representative of the French school of humanism, showed in his works the “normal life on the street”. His photographs focused on people and showed mainly simple workers, women and children,…
Maria Austria: An Amsterdam Neo-Realist Photographer

Maria Austria: An Amsterdam Neo-Realist Photographer

Born in Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) in 1915, Maria Austria (Marie Karoline Oestreicher) completed her photography training at the “Graphische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt” in Vienna in 1936. She briefly worked freelance but in 1937, with the persecution of Jews on the rise in Austria, she decided to move to Amsterdam. When German troops occupied the Netherlands, she again faced persecution as…
Cristina García Rodero: Lalibela

Cristina García Rodero: Lalibela

In this volume, the award-winning photographer Cristina García Rodero presents the images she took in Lalibela, an Ethiopian World-Heritage city of the eleventh century, which is a holy city and an important pilgrimage site for the Coptic Christians of Ethiopia. They are black-and-white images that bear García Rodero’s unmistakable mark. The viewer is captivated by the intense spirituality and the…
NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960

NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960

NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960 poignantly portrays life in Italy through the lens of photography before, during, and after World War II. As both a formal approach and a mindset, neorealism reached the height of its popularity in the 1950s. While the movement is primarily associated with cinematic and literary depictions of dire postwar conditions, this exhibition draws…
Jose Picayo: 25 Years of Polaroids

Jose Picayo: 25 Years of Polaroids

In this exhibition, Picayo seeks to revive the concept of unadulterated beauty captured as a single moment in time. An unapologetic user of film, Picayo prides himself on his avoidance of digital processing for personal work. When asked why it remains his preferred medium, Picayo answers, “Digital is so overpoweringly real; photography is more magical to me.” For Picayo, Polaroid…