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Nobuyoshi Araki: Eros Diary

Nobuyoshi Araki: Eros Diary

Nobuyoshi Araki’s (born 1940) Eros Diary is comprised of a series of 77 new black-and-white photographs that break from his traditional ruminations on eroticism and death to reflect more inwardly on the artist’s own life and mortality. These photographs highlight an unusual softness and somber introspection as Araki internalizes recent personal traumatic events, including the loss of his beloved cat,…
Gordon Parks: Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem

Gordon Parks: Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem

Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison are both recognized as major figures in American art and literature: Parks, a renowned photographer and filmmaker, was best known for his poignant and humanizing photo-essays for Life magazine. Ellison authored one of the most acclaimed—and debated—novels of the 20th century, Invisible Man (1952). What is less known about these two esteemed artists is that…
Paulo Monteiro: Carnival Dancers

Paulo Monteiro: Carnival Dancers

“Carnival dancers” is the title of a long-term project that aims to document the Carnival dances that take place in the island of São Miguel, Azores. Once very common, nowadays they are declining. However, in the municipality of Povoação there is a group that persists in a practice whose origins are lost in time. On Shrove Tuesday and the four…
Mary Ellen Mark: Tiny: Streetwise Revisited

Mary Ellen Mark: Tiny: Streetwise Revisited

In 1983, Mary Ellen Mark began a project called Streetwise. Five years later, it became a poignant document of a fiercely independent group of homeless and troubled youth who made their way on the streets of Seattle as pimps, prostitutes, panhandlers, and small-time drug dealers. Streetwise introduced several unforgettable children, including Tiny, who dreamed of a horse farm, diamonds and…
Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light

Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light

Bill Brandt was the preeminent British photographer of the twentieth century, a founding father of photography’s modernist tradition whose half-century-long career defies neat categorization. This publication presents the photographer’s entire oeuvre, with special emphasis on his investigation of English life in the 1930s and his innovative late nudes. The Museum of Modern Art has been exhibiting and collecting Brandt’s photographs…
George Dureau: The Photographs

George Dureau: The Photographs

George Dureau: The Photographs is an album of the great photographic portraits made throughout the 40 years of Dureau’s artistic career-a New Orleans romance between the photographer and his subjects. All of Dureau’s exquisite photographs, many of them nudes of black and disabled men, were made in his studio in the French Quarter of New Orleans, or on the city’s…
LUO Dan: When to Leave

LUO Dan: When to Leave

M97 Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of our newest exhibition space in downtown Shanghai. After 10 years in the Moganshan Road arts district, we have moved closer to Shanghai’s city center in a converted 1940’s factory space in Jing’an district designed and developed by the Anken Group. The new exhibition space gives M97 a platform with our artists…
Rutger ten Broeke: The Age of Innocence

Rutger ten Broeke: The Age of Innocence

Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the solo exhibition The Age of Innocence of Rutger ten Broeke (1944). In this exhibition highlights from the almost fifty year long career of Ten Broeke will be combined with his latest works. Ten Broeke is a key figure for the development of photography in the Netherlands, both artistically and commercially. While he was…
Christopher Thomas: ENGADIN

Christopher Thomas: ENGADIN

Anyone familiar with Engadin’s landscape would immediately recognise that Christopher Thomas’ works talk about its hills, mountains, lakes and meadows. His works illustrate the peace and monumentally of the mountainscapes as well as the contrasts of the shiny, reflecting lakes and the clam rock masses. In 2012 Christopher Thomas approached for the first time Engadin’s landscape. With an open mind…
Colin Jones: Retrospective

Colin Jones: Retrospective

The Michael Hoppen Gallery’s very first exhibition, in 1992, was of Colin Jones. Twenty-four years later Jones’s work continues to delight audiences with its breadth and humanity and the gallery is pleased to present a retrospective exhibition of his vintage prints. Born in 1936 Jones’s early life started with a father away at the war, evacuations and numerous different schools.…
Louise Dahl-Wolfe by Aperture

Louise Dahl-Wolfe by Aperture

Louise Dahl-Wolfe opens a window onto the work of one of the most influential fashion photographers of the 20th century. After being discovered by Edward Steichen and having her work exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1937, Dahl-Wolfe went on to revitalize the Hollywood portrait and invigorate the fashion photography of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s.…
Michael Köster: Balance

Michael Köster: Balance

Architecture and lines are the key elements of Michael Köster´s photography. The artist was born in Berlin, Germany – so he is a real “Berliner”. As a photographer he takes his time focussing on details putting them in the centre of his works. He creates new perception through unusual perspectives. It is a challenge to see what is special within…
Antanas Sutkus: Nostalgia for bare feet

Antanas Sutkus: Nostalgia for bare feet

From April 7 to May 29, 2016, the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography will hold an exhibition of Antanas Sutkus Nostalgia for bare feet. The exhibition will feature more than one hundred works created by the master of Lithuanian photography between 1959 and 1979, many of which have never been shown before. Antanas Sutkus is widely recognized as the forefather…
Bruno Barbey: The Italians

Bruno Barbey: The Italians

This is a sensitive portrait of Italian society in the early sixties by well-known photographer Bruno Barbey. From 1961 to 1964, Barbey spent much time in Italy trying to capture the spirit of the nation through his photography. Now, for the first time, his results have been collected into one book. Barbey’s subjects have the archetypical profiles that are instantly…
Saul Leiter: In My Room

Saul Leiter: In My Room

The fruit of fantastic recent discoveries from Saul Leiter’s vast archive, In My Room provides an in-depth study of the nude, through intimate photographs of the women Leiter knew. Showing deeply personal interior spaces, often illuminated by the lush natural light of the artist’s studio in New York City’s East Village, these black-and-white images reveal a unique type of collaboration…
Black and White Nude Icebergs by Harry Fayt

Black and White Nude Icebergs by Harry Fayt

Harry Fayt is a young Belgian photographer whose work focuses primarily on aesthetic research related to the theme of water. Like many artists both past and present, the female figure, epitome of beauty, fascinates, influences and guides him in his artistic evolution. He has chosen to photograph the female figure in water, a natural and vital component of life, pure…
Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography

Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography

Bradford Washburn (born June 7, 1910 in Cambridge and died January 10, 2007 in Lexington) was an American, internationally renowned photographer, cartographer, and expert on Alaska’s mountains and glaciers. He was Director of Boston’s Museum of Science for over 40 years and served as Honoury Director until his recent death in January 2007. A pioneer of arial photography, his images…
Brett Weston: Significant Details

Brett Weston: Significant Details

Brett Weston (1911–1993)—one of the most celebrated and prolific photographers of the twentieth century—is best known for his scenic images, although the bulk of his work ranges from the middle-distance scene to close-up abstractions. Brett Weston: Significant Details is the first museum exhibition to focus on Weston’s close-up photography. Featuring 42 photographs spanning nearly 60 years, the works—more than half…
Beth Moon: Retrospective

Beth Moon: Retrospective

Beth Moon is rising as one of the most exciting and surprising contemporary photographers in today’s art world. Her diverse bodies of work include photographing carnivorous plants (The Savage Garden), photographing the spirit of deceased animals that she and her children found and ritualized with honor (Thy Kingdom Come), a decades long portrait of enchanted trees around the world (Ancient…