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Martine Franck: A Retrospective

Martine Franck: A Retrospective

Magnum Photos is pleased to announce that The Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson will open its new Le Marais space with a celebratory Martine Franck retrospective. At the initiative of Fondation HCB, Martine Franck’s photographic work is finally being given a comprehensive review at the exhibition curated by Agnès Sire, co-founder and artistic director of the Foundation. The large-scale exhibition will pay…
Yoshihiko Wada: The City of Juncture

Yoshihiko Wada: The City of Juncture

“The city of juncture” is focusing on the unique Japanese junctions’ scenery in urban area especially in Tokyo and Osaka. Since those huge structures were built a lot in urban areas with limited space in order to organizing traffic, we have an advantage to see them at very close distance; some of them have very unique intertwined exteriors. That’s why…
László Moholy-Nagy: Moholy Album

László Moholy-Nagy: Moholy Album

It is largely thanks to László Moholy-Nagy’s artistic and journalistic efforts that photography became an integral part of modern artistic creation, starting in the 1920s. His photograms are icons of the medium, and yet his photographic oeuvre has never been comprehensively published. For the first time, Moholy-Nagy’s daughter Hattula has now granted full access to her father’s photographic archive and…
Tomasz Załęski: Bird’

Tomasz Załęski: Bird’

Bird’ project I have been fascinated with instant photography all the time since the beginning of my fascination with photography. It is based on the use of Dr. Plague mask, in unusual places, with unusual gadgets. I am interested in industrial places, abandoned, forests which I try to use in the photos that I create. Tomasz Załęski. Born 5.10.1974 in…
Sigmar Polke and the 1970s

Sigmar Polke and the 1970s

Some time ago, the Lambrecht-Schadeberg Collection acquired a group of photographs by Rubens Prize winner Sigmar Polke (1941-2010). The 85 photos from the period 1973-78 were in the possession of Katharina Steffen, one of the artist’s former partners. He gave the images to her during their relationship, and she often appears as a protagonist in them. These photos provide the…
Romain Tornay: Ice Design

Romain Tornay: Ice Design

Macro photography of icelandic ice structure. My goal was to make the ice alive. Geometric forms, curves, bubbles and crystals move hours after hours, days after days. Website: www.borealphoto.net ‘Ice Design’ was the Black & White Abstract Series of the Year 3rd place Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards 2018. ‘Ice Design’ was the Black & White Abstract Series of…
Ted Witek: North South, East West

Ted Witek: North South, East West

Ted Witek (*1957) was born and raised in Connecticut. He left the United States for Germany in 2001, moving to Portugal in 2004. He immediately fell in love with the country and its people. Having the artistic good fortune to travel many times to the North and South of Portugal as well as to Madeira and the Azores, Ted found…
Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography

Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography

Photography is a uniquely elastic medium. It can fulfill numerous utilitarian purposes—recording personal memories, chronicling collective histories, or furnishing documentary evidence—yet it also offers dynamic potential for creative expression. The High Museum of Art began collecting photographs in the early 1970s, and the collection now includes more than 7,000 photographs from around the world made by diverse practitioners, from artists…
Walter Schels: Animals

Walter Schels: Animals

For the first time in decades, Walter Schels, one of the most important German photographers of his generation, is showing a selection of rare vintage prints of his famous animal portraits. A cabinet exhibition will also feature some of his dog photographs from the seventies. Walter Schels, born 1936, worked as a window dresser in Barcelona, Canada and Geneva before…
Richard Avedon: Relationships

Richard Avedon: Relationships

Drawn from the Richard Avedon collection at the Center for Creative Photography, Richard Avedon: Relationships presents eighty portrait and fashion photographs – ranging from the 1950s to the early 2000s – including examples of Avedon’s large-scale prints. The exhibition will explore three kinds of “relationships” in Avedon’s life and work: the interactions between the figures within the frame, the partnerships…
Larry Fink: Primal Empathy

Larry Fink: Primal Empathy

Photographer Larry Fink (b. 1941) creates intimate, nuanced images of human interaction. Caught in the light of his camera’s flash, his subjects are absorbed in sensual connection, unspoken familiarity, and comic revelry. Drawn from deCordova’s permanent collection with loans from the artist, this exhibition focuses on empathy in Fink’s work. Whether photographing members of elite urban society or rural farmers,…
Andrew Joseph Russell and Alfred A. Hart: The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

Andrew Joseph Russell and Alfred A. Hart: The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

The completion of the transcontinental railroad at Promontory Summit on May 10, 1869, was as celebrated a national event as the first moon landing, exactly a century later. The first major news event carried “live” from coast-to-coast, telegraph wires were attached to the final spike, and as it was gently tapped with a silver maul, the strokes uniting East and…
Builder Levy: Appalachia USA

Builder Levy: Appalachia USA

Appalachia USA is a unique documentary project by the New York-based photographer Builder Levy (b. 1942) that explores life and labor in coal mining communities in Kentucky and West Virginia during the span of 40 years. Levy’s arresting black-and-white photographs connect us to the very heart of coal mining. He traces the indelible legacy of the coal industry on the…
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…