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Olivier Robert : Snow Fences

Olivier Robert : Snow Fences

This series of photographs is part of my ongoing project about the winter in Japan. These snow fences are very typical elements of the Japanese landscapes in the snowy regions. I’ve always been attracted to their presence on the pristine snow and the way they organize the landscapes, playing elegantly with trees like notes on a musical score. Although these…
Ron Jude: 12 Hz

Ron Jude: 12 Hz

Gallery Luisotti is pleased to present Ron Jude: 12 Hz. The title of the exhibition references the limits of human perception—12 Hz is the lowest sound threshold of human hearing. It suggests imperceptible forces, from plate tectonics to the ocean tides, from cycles of growth and decay in the forest, to the incomprehensibility of geological spans of time. The photographs…
Radoslaw Pujan: Women

Radoslaw Pujan: Women

In the book, different levels and nuances of the feminity are being explored. From fragile, emotional, through demonstrative and strong, to seducing and erotic. The images are telling a story of depicted women, sometimes in a graphical way, the other time in a sensual and deep form. Each composition is complex, blending a light narration with a woman’s deep emotions…
Robert Adams: 27 Roads

Robert Adams: 27 Roads

Robert Adams: 27 Roads, a tightly-focused group of photographs spanning almost five decades, will be on view at Fraenkel Gallery from September 6 through October 20, 2018. The road has been a central motif in the work of Robert Adams since the beginning of his life as a photographer, and 27 Roads is the first exhibition to focus on this…
François Kiéné: Afro Mecanique

François Kiéné: Afro Mecanique

It is an aesthetic work that creates a link between different universes. Mechanical tools and traditional African art. Beyond formal similarity, there is no free gesture in this two universes . The wet collodion process give the pictures an old-fashioned look , as if they are divorced from a specific sense of time. ‘Afro Mecanique’ was the Black & White…
Paris by Night: Vintage Prints from the Collection of Madame Brassaï

Paris by Night: Vintage Prints from the Collection of Madame Brassaï

Twenty-three vintage photographs by Brassaï from the collection of Madame Brassaï will be exhibited at Edwynn Houk Gallery from 13 September – 27 October 2018. Of Madame Brassaï, Edwynn Houk wrote in Houk Friedman’s 1993 catalog Brassaï – The Eye of Paris, “For me, one of the greatest opportunities and privileges of the past decade has been to share in…
Max Moldau: Moony

Max Moldau: Moony

“Moony” is a series of self-portraits illustrating my fascination by the Moon. It is an homage to Femininity, to passing Time and to all the moons.In the times when new companies emerge, telling us that their mission is to conquer the Moon, unlock its mysteries and resources, i want the Moon being protected from such greed. We need its mysteries.…
Dave Heath: Dialogues with Solitudes

Dave Heath: Dialogues with Solitudes

Dave Heath occupies a unique place in the history of American photography. Influenced by W. Eugene Smith and the photographers of the Chicago School, including Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan, he cannot, however, be considered as either a documentary or an experimental photographer. His photography is above all a way of bearing witness to his presence in the world by…
Jerry Uelsmann: NOW

Jerry Uelsmann: NOW

NOW (RECENT WORK), features a selection of new images from one of the most innovative photographers of the last half-century, Jerry Uelsmann. Renowned for his revolutionary multiple exposure printing technique, where multiple negatives and enlargers are employed in the darkroom and several images are fused to create a single photograph, Uelsmann’s images blend the familiar with the abstract to create…
Cosimo Manlio De Pasquale: The Well of Souls

Cosimo Manlio De Pasquale: The Well of Souls

Wat Rong Khun, better known as “White Temple” is located in the city of Chiang Rai, in the Northern Thailand. It is a bizarre and particular Buddhist and Hindu temple, a real work of contemporary art designed by the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. The main building at the the Temple is reached by crossing a little bridge over a small lake,…
Hugo Erfurth: A Look at the Collection

Hugo Erfurth: A Look at the Collection

Most of the portraits that survive from the studio of Hugo Erfurth (1874–1948) hark back in style to the era of art photography. This artistically motivated photographic approach, also known as Pictorialism, flourished at the end of the 19th century until around 1914. The photographers aimed to create exquisitely designed compositions, which were further refined using special manual and technical…
Steve Banks: Nitro

Steve Banks: Nitro

From the forthcoming book, NITRO: Drag Racing In The Sixties,1961-1966 by Nazraeli Press. Drag racing as we know it was born in Southern California. In the late 1930s, local automotive enthusiasts known as hot rodders began customizing their cars and informally meeting up at local drive-in stands to show off their souped up creations. They would issue the challenge “You…
Keith Carter: Fifty Years

Keith Carter: Fifty Years

Dubbed a “poet of the ordinary” by the Los Angeles Times, Keith Carter came of age during the turbulent sixties and seventies. From his experiences, he has developed a singular, haunting style that captures both the grit and the glory of the human spirit. Showcasing a broad array of his work, Keith Carter: Fifty Years spans delicate, century-old processes as…
Benjamin Decoin: Atomic commuters

Benjamin Decoin: Atomic commuters

I’ve traveled a few times in North Korea, and one of the only to photography ‘real’ people has always been through windows of buses. A lot of things are said through those faces and the way we look at each other. Born and raised in a family of artists, Benjamin Decoin has always been surrounded by visual arts. He started…
George Tice: 80th Anniversary

George Tice: 80th Anniversary

Born on October 13, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey, George Tice was inspired as a young boy by his father’s photo albums to purchase a $29.95 Kodak Pony camera and begin taking photographs. At age fourteen, he became the youngest member of the Carteret Camera Club, and a few years later enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a photographer’s mate.…
Rui Caria: The refugrants

Rui Caria: The refugrants

In October 2017 I happened to be lucky enough to be able to do something that could take about 2 years to get authorized. I boarded a Portuguese navy vessel for a month to provide full coverage of the Frontex – Triton mission. Today, despite having learned so much, I know less than I thought I knew before I went;…
August Sander: Masterworks – Photographs from “People of the 20th Century”

August Sander: Masterworks – Photographs from “People of the 20th Century”

The current exhibition, featuring over 150 original photographs and numerous documents shown in display cases, presents a representative cross-section of the “People of the 20th Century” project. The portraits from August Sander’s epochal work are not only of fundamental importance for the history of photography; they are also highly exciting objects of study – masterpieces for anyone who has an…
Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting

Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting

This exhibition explores the question of Homer’s relationship with the medium of photography and its impact on his artistic practice. As one attuned to appearances and how to represent them, Homer understood that photography, as a new technology of sight, had much to reveal. This exhibition thus adds an important new dimension to our appreciation of this pioneering American painter,…
Wei Tan: Waiting in Limbo: Kashmir’s Half-widows

Wei Tan: Waiting in Limbo: Kashmir’s Half-widows

The violence of Kashmir’s armed conflict has given rise to a category of women known as “half-widows.” These are women whose husbands have ‘disappeared’ during the decades-long conflict or who have gone missing and are often presumed dead. Half-widows live their lives in limbo, oscillating between grief and hope. Even though there are no official records, it is estimated by…
A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850–1900

A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850–1900

Paris transformed into the “City of Light” through grand-scale architectural renovations, demolitions, and new construction set in motion during the Second Empire (1852–70). With absolute power, Emperor Napoleon III remapped the French capital from the ground up, appointing civil servant Georges-Eugène Haussmann to redesign Paris toward improved safety, public health and sanitation, and traffic circulation. A self-described artiste démolisseur (demolition…