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A Vision Shared: A Portrait of America 1935–1943

A Vision Shared: A Portrait of America 1935–1943

Featuring the work of the 11 photographers who worked for the Farm Security Administration–perhaps the finest photographic team assembled in the 20th century–A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People 1935–1943 was first published in 1976 to great acclaim, and was named one of the 100 most important books of the decade by the Association of American…
Timothy Duffy: Blue Muse

Timothy Duffy: Blue Muse

For the past several years, Timothy Duffy (American, born 1963) has created one-of-a-kind direct positive tintype portraits of American musicians. Despite the importance of these musicians and the national legacy they represent, most remain little known. Duffy’s masterful photographs, shot with a large camera, big enough to hold the plates you see in this gallery, celebrate these important creators, custodians,…
Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio

Joel-Peter Witkin: From the Studio

For more than 60 years, Joel-Peter Witkin has stayed true to his mission: to create photographs that show the beauty of marginalized people by placing them into art referential tableaus, often laced with Catholic overtones. His work features hermaphrodites, post and pre-op individuals, and people born with physical abnormalities. In his eyes, all people are beautiful, regardless of societal norms.…
Lee Friedlander: The Mind and the Hand

Lee Friedlander: The Mind and the Hand

In the 1960s and ’70s, Lee Friedlander (born 1934) developed his signature approach to documenting the American “social landscape”: deadpan, structurally complex black-and-white photographs of seemingly anything, anybody or anyplace that passed in front of his lens. But as he was making his name as a documentary photographer capturing the look and feel of modern American life, he was also…
Marvin E. Newman: On the Avenues

Marvin E. Newman: On the Avenues

Marvin E. Newman is one of the great and underappreciated post-war photographers. He, along with Aaron Siskind and Edward Wallowitch, was one of three photographers known to be a member of the Photo League, and attend Chicago’s Institute of Design (ID). By the Mid 20th century, these institutions were the most important places to receive a good photographic education: the…
Constantin Brâncuși: Brâncuși’s Flowers

Constantin Brâncuși: Brâncuși’s Flowers

Brâncuşi’s Flowers offers an unprecedented opportunity to view eight of the sixteen known images on the subject matter. Each photographed and printed by the artist in his darkroom during the 1920s and 1930s, these still lifes, or “nature’s readymades”, served dual purposes for the artist. Firstly, they were created as gifts for friends and lovers serving as lasting objects of…
Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album

Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album

Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864–1952), credited as the first female photojournalist in the United States, was commissioned in 1899 to photograph the Hampton Institute, then a 30-year-old institution dedicated to the education of young African American and Native American men and women. What became known as the Hampton Album―comprised of 159 luxurious platinum plates that offer insight into the daily life…
Brian Griffin: Work and other stories

Brian Griffin: Work and other stories

MMX Gallery is delighted to be showing a selection of Brian Griffin’s early work from the 1970s and 1980s. Exhibited prints will include images from his books Moscow, 1974; Copyright, 1978; Power, 1981and Work, 1988. Inspired by fine art movements; from Renaissance to Symbolism, Expressionism and Surrealism film and literature, Griffin began his career taking corporate portraits for Management Today…
Katerina Kouzmitcheva: Dreamy world

Katerina Kouzmitcheva: Dreamy world

Dreamy world is a project of Katerina Kouzmitcheva, a Belarusian photographer from Minsk. Dream has always been constant source of inspiration for her. She is fascinated by its nature. How all the images – real, remembered and invented – come together into one piece? Illusory way of reshaping life captures her and she is often looking for that state of…
Letizia Battaglia: Fotografia come scelta di vita

Letizia Battaglia: Fotografia come scelta di vita

From 20 March to 18 August 2019, the Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice will be hosting a large-scale anthological show of the work by Letizia Battaglia (Palermo 1935), one of the most significant protagonists of Italian photography, and it will range over her whole career. The show, curated by Francesca Alfano Miglietti, organised by Civita Tre Venezie, promoted by…
Chris Simpson: Carnets de Voyage

Chris Simpson: Carnets de Voyage

Atlas Gallery is delighted to announce the first solo exhibition of photographs by Chris Simpson in London. Simpson’s Carnets de Voyage series of images taken during his years travelling the world capture the beauty of the places he went ­­- including Madagascar, Namibia, Cuba, the UK and the people he met there. The clean lines and pared-back compositions of the…
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

This edition of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s popular photography series is expanded and updated from the out-of-print first edition, including five previously unpublished photographs. For more than 30 years, Sugimoto has traveled the world photographing its seas, producing an extended meditation on the passage of time and the natural history of the earth reduced to its most basic, primordial substances: water and…
Sunil Gupta: Christopher Street

Sunil Gupta: Christopher Street

Hales is delighted to announce Sunil Gupta’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, Christopher Street. Over a career spanning four decades, Gupta has remained dedicated to advocating the visibility of queer identity, cultivating a compelling practice which is simultaneously political and deeply personal. The artist lives and works in London. Sunil Gupta was born in India in 1953 and moved…
Mimi Plumb: Landfall

Mimi Plumb: Landfall

Landfall offers an uneasy view into a world seemingly under threat and on the brink of nuclear war. Plumb’s dystopian images provide the viewer with a narrative that is as much ominous as it is seductively mesmerizing and compassionately human. Landfall exquisitely interweaves its storyline through strangely alluringly peculiar landscapes, video arcades, dioramas, and mysterious charred house fire remnants, to…
Francesco Bosso: WATERHEAVEN

Francesco Bosso: WATERHEAVEN

Water, with its constant flow and its strength, models, transforms and creates, in this continual and eternal act of becoming, where everything stems from water and everything returns to it. “WATERHEAVEN” is a journey across the captivating creative power of Water, between vision and reality, a sequence of evocations and fragments of memories. Bosso with his photographs creates particular suggestions…
Dawoud Bey: Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Dawoud Bey/Black Star

Dawoud Bey: Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Dawoud Bey/Black Star

The exhibition Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Dawoud Bey/Black Star responds to the September 15, 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama—an event that resulted in six deaths of black children by white supremacists. Organized by Dr. Gaëlle Morel, exhibitions curator at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto, the exhibition pairs Dawoud Bey’s (American, b. 1953) The Birmingham…
Bob Gomel at Monroe Gallery of Photography

Bob Gomel at Monroe Gallery of Photography

Bob Gomel was born in New York City in 1933 and honed his photography at NY University. After 4 years with the US Navy during the Korean War, he was offered a photo job with the Associated Press, but turned it down and waited a full year before joining LIFE magazine. In addition to LIFE, his photographs have appeared on…
Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity

Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity

This handsome publication presents legendary American photographer Berenice Abbott’s work in three categories: her portraits, photographs of the city and scientific photographs. The opening section presents Abbott’s portraits of mold-breaking individuals who changed the world from the mid-1920s onward such as Djuna Barnes, the New Yorker’s Janet Flanner, Jean Cocteau and James Joyce. The second part offers a dazzling portrait…
Bruce Davidson: Subject: Contact

Bruce Davidson: Subject: Contact

BRUCE DAVIDSON, SUBJECT: CONTACT will present contact sheets in context with vintage prints from four seminal projects from the 1950s and ‘60s – Circus, Brooklyn Gang, Time of Change, and East 100th Street – illustrating Davidson’s connection to some of the 20th century’s most important social, cultural, and political moments. Poetic and profound, powerful and tender, Davidson’s work derives its…
George Platt Lynes: Portraits, Nudes, & Dance

George Platt Lynes: Portraits, Nudes, & Dance

Keith de Lellis Gallery showcases the portrait photography of noted fashion photographer and influential artist George Platt Lynes (American, 1907–1955) in its spring exhibition. Though largely concealed during his lifetime (or published under pseudonyms), Lynes’ male nude photographs are perhaps his most notable works today and inspired later artists such as Robert Mapplethorpe and Herb Ritts. Primarily self-taught, Lynes was…