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Carleton Watkins

Carleton Watkins

Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of twelve rare, mammoth-plate photographs by Carleton Watkins, considered by many to be the greatest American photographer of the nineteenth century. Watkins was the focus of the gallery’s first exhibition in September 1979, and the present project marks the beginning of a season-long celebration of Fraenkel Gallery’s fortieth year. Though made within…
Beth Moon: Literary Chickens

Beth Moon: Literary Chickens

Fierce, funny, and flamboyant, fifty-two heritage-breed chickens assess the camera with a keen gaze. By focusing on the faces of her avian subjects, Beth Moon reveals them to us not just as beautiful and exotic creatures, but as individuals in their own right. Moon’s intimate portraits capture a startling range of emotions and personalities, underscored by excerpts from literature. A…
2nd Kyiv Photo Book International Festival

2nd Kyiv Photo Book International Festival

The goals of festival are creating a place of intercultural exchange and developing photography art market in the country. The central event of the festival is a fair of photo books from photographers, publishing houses, art galleries, book distributors. Along with the fair, the festival will have an exhibition of private collections of photo books. The educational hall will host…
Letizia Battaglia: Anthology

Letizia Battaglia: Anthology

A large selection of Letizia Battaglia’s iconic black and white images are presented in this catalogue, guiding the reader along a journey into one of post-war Italy’s darkest periods. Drawing from Battaglia’s personal archive, the book also includes some of the photographer’s more recent projects. It offers a unique approach to her genre-defining work (often likened to that of American…
Dennis Hopper: In Dreams: Scenes from the Archive

Dennis Hopper: In Dreams: Scenes from the Archive

In Dreams. Scenes from the Archive adds to our understanding of Dennis Hopper’s personal vision as an artist by tracing the threads of Hopper’s life through photography, and connecting his roles as an actor, husband, father, and photographer. In Dreams eschews Hopper’s iconic stand-alone images and instead looks to distill the archive into a connected set of photographs that offer…
Michael Kolster: Take Me to the River

Michael Kolster: Take Me to the River

In the spirit of nineteenth-century photographers such as Louis Daguerre, Henry Fox Talbot, and Timothy O’Sullivan, the photographs on view are ambrotypes, unique glass-plate positives, made with the wet-plate collodion process in a portable darkroom Kolster sets up along the banks and overlooks of these rivers. The chemical slurries that develop and fix the image on the glass plate actually…
Gavin Watson: Oh! What Fun We Had

Gavin Watson: Oh! What Fun We Had

Not just an ambitious restoration of a fascinating unseen archive, but a book that takes on the gargantuan task of shifting the collective memory around key moments in British youth culture history, with a mesmerizing force of honesty and humanity. By the man who’s previous books Skins (1994), and Skins & Punks (2008), have been hailed as modern classics, Damiani…
David Yarrow: It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere

David Yarrow: It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere

David Yarrow is now recognized as the worlds best selling fine art photographer of his genre. In recent years, he has found his true comfort zone in capturing the animal and human world in a fresh and creative way, with philanthropy and conservation central to his passion to document. In 2018, charitable donations from the sale of David’s images exceeded…
Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders

Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders

Danny Lyon’s The Bikeriders (1968), became a seminal work of New Journalism when the photographer documented some of the real-life subjects that helped invent the ethos conjured by Loewenthal’s project. Lyon was twenty-one years old, a student at the University of Chicago and a member of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), when he began riding with and photographing the Chicago…
Lee Friedlander: Signs

Lee Friedlander: Signs

Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present Lee Friedlander: SIGNS, an exhibition examining the five-decade long obsession of this highly influential photographer. Since the early 1960s, Friedlander has focused on the signs that inscribe the American landscape, from hand-lettered ads to storefront windows to massive billboards. Made in New York, San Francisco, and dozens of cities and small towns in between,…
Victor Cobo: Remember When You Loved Me?

Victor Cobo: Remember When You Loved Me?

ClampArt is proud to present “Remember When You Loved Me?,” an exhibition of dramatic, black-and-white photographs by artist Victor Cobo. The show is Cobo’s first solo exhibition in New York City. Through his photography, Victor Cobo paints a dark, sometimes sinister world of ambiguity. At turns autobiographic and then entirely fabricated, he weaves blustery landscapes with high-contrast figurative imagery including…
Don McCullin by Tate Publishing

Don McCullin by Tate Publishing

A native Londoner, McCullin (b.1935) began to take photographs in the 1950s documenting his surroundings and local community, including the gangs in his local area. In 1958 his photograph The Guvnors, a portrait of a notorious Finsbury Park gang who were involved in the murder of a police officer was published in the Observer, launching his career as a photojournalist.…
MonoVisions Black and White Photography Awards 2019 Winners Announced!

MonoVisions Black and White Photography Awards 2019 Winners Announced!

MonoVisions Photography Awards is proud to present the winners of 2019 photo contest, selecting the winning photographs from 2580 entries from across the globe. Swiss photographer Romain Tornay won the single photo category; his entry, titled “Elements”, which captures the “first sunshine following the snowstorm; Iceland”, won the Black & White Photo of the Year 2019, along with a $2000…
Rick McCloskey: Van Nuys Blvd. 1972

Rick McCloskey: Van Nuys Blvd. 1972

There was a time, lasting a full thirty years, when every main street in every town, and in every city in America was teeming with a celebration of young people and their automobiles. From the late 1940s through the end of the 1970s, the culture of ‘cruising’ captured and dominated the ‘public space’ during the evenings along the chosen thoroughfares…
David Plowden: Bridges

David Plowden: Bridges

Born in Boston in 1932, David Plowden spent over six decades photographing America’s disappearing landscapes and the vestiges of its industrial heyday — steel mills, locomotives, bridges, skyscrapers, small towns. He has, in his own words, “made a career of being one step ahead of the wrecking ball.” It so happens that Plowden’s initial foray into what would become a…
Christine Osinski: Summer Days Staten Island

Christine Osinski: Summer Days Staten Island

Taken in the “forgotten borough” of Staten Island between 1983 and 1984, Christine Osinski’s photographs create a portrait of working class culture in an often-overlooked section of New York City. Captured on Osinski’s large format 4 x 5 camera as she wandered the island, her candid portraits of strangers, vernacular architecture, and quotidian scenes reveal an invisible landscape within reach…
Dona Ann McAdams: Performative Acts

Dona Ann McAdams: Performative Acts

In the 1980s I often attended performances at P.S. 122, the seminal venue for avant-garde performance in New York. As an artist and curator, I found inspiration, talent, and a community of intense purpose. Identity-based politicized work found its home there. Often times, I would notice a woman, unobtrusive, off to the side, seated on the floor, taking photographs with…
Herbert List: Young Men & Still Lifes

Herbert List: Young Men & Still Lifes

The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to present Young Men & Still Lifes by German photographer, Herbert List — The first exhibition of his legendary homoerotic male nudes in Los Angeles in over 25 years. List’s playful but austere, classically arranged compositions taken in Italy and Greece have become an indelible influence in modern and contemporary photography. Diary-like images of friends…
Alexander Ustinov: The power and truth of Alexander Ustinov

Alexander Ustinov: The power and truth of Alexander Ustinov

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography returns to its study of Soviet-era photography with an anniversary exhibition of photographs by Alexander Ustinov to mark his 110th birthday. A legend of the most important newspaper of his era—Pravda—where he worked for more than 50 years, Ustinov became the face of photojournalism of that period. The material gathered allowed the exhibition’s curators…
Ken Van Sickle: Photography

Ken Van Sickle: Photography

Photographs is a collection of 140 of Ken Van Sickle favorite black and white photographs taken in various places around the world from 1952 to the present. Van Sickle evanescent photographs fulfill the time-traveling brief of all great photography, granting onlookers intimate, keyhole access to Paris in fifties, the New York Beat scene, Andy Warhol’s Factory. You can almost smell…