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Noémie Goudal – The Geometrical Determination of the Sunrise

Noémie Goudal – The Geometrical Determination of the Sunrise

Foam presents the first solo museum exhibition by Noémie Goudal (Paris, 1984). As one of the great talents of a new generation of French photographers, in recent years she has developed a distinctive visual language with which she is uniquely positioned within the field of contemporary photography. By using a mixture of photography, film and installation she examines the visual…
Anders Petersen: Retrospective

Anders Petersen: Retrospective

Anders Petersen, a Swedish photographer born in 1944, is one of the most influential photographers of his generation. After studying under Christer Strömholm at Stockholm’s renowned School of Photography between 1966 and 1968, he began working as a photojournalist for Swedish newspapers and magazines. Since that time, he has been particularly interested in people on the fringe of society. Petersen…
Jacob Aue Sobol: Arrivals and Departures

Jacob Aue Sobol: Arrivals and Departures

The Magnum photographer Jacob Aue Sobol rode the Trans-Siberian Railway through Russia, Mongolia, and China to create his new series, “Arrivals and Departures.” “The work,” he explains, “is a travel through time. Mile by mile, we cross the post-Communist superpowers and gradually move closer to something that once was distant and exotic.” “The distances are huge, especially through Russia,” Aue…
Oleg Kaplan: Portrait of a men

Oleg Kaplan: Portrait of a men

Photo artist Oleg Kaplan was born in 1967 in Moscow into a family of artists. Known for his series of photographs entitled “Glass”. Among his accomplishments – many popular galleries of works, several prestigious awards and work with major publishers. Oleg dedicated his life to photography. Any expert or critic can not definitively characterize the genre in which the author…
Sundance Portraits of the Stars by Victoria Will

Sundance Portraits of the Stars by Victoria Will

Victoria Will began her career at the New York Post where she was a staff photographer. In a news environment responsible for headlines like “Headless Body in Topless Bar,” Victoria honed her skills and her sense of humor. With a focus on commercial and editorial portraiture, her photographs appear on newswires and in newspapers and magazines worldwide, from the Associated…
Josef Koudelka – Invasion 68 Prague

Josef Koudelka – Invasion 68 Prague

In 1968, Josef Koudelka was a 30-year-old acclaimed theatre photographer who had never made pictures of a news event. That all changed on the night of August 21, when Warsaw Pact tanks invaded the city of Prague, ending the short-lived political liberalization in Czechoslovakia that came to be known as Prague Spring. In the midst of the turmoil of the…
Abbas: Between Myth and Ideology

Abbas: Between Myth and Ideology

The Iranian-French photographer Abbas (*1944) took religion as his main concern. He shot the Iranian Revolution, documented Islam as a gobal phenomenon, including militant Islamism. To be able to document the everyday life of Muslims, he travelled from Xinjiang to Morocco, from London to Timbuktu, New York and Mecca. He photographed their rituals, their spirituality, and also their growing radicalisation.…
Tomasz Gudzowaty captures Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines

Tomasz Gudzowaty captures Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines

Despite the preparations taken shortly before Typhoon Haiyan entered the Philippines, the scale of destruction and the death toll were enormous. On November 8, 2013 the city of Tacloban in the Region of Eastern Visayas, 580 km southeast of Manila. was hit by the typhoon with full force. A US Marine air survey made on the next day revealed dead…
Best Fashion & Beauty Black and White Photos from Monochrome Awards 2014

Best Fashion & Beauty Black and White Photos from Monochrome Awards 2014

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Their mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Check our selection of black and white images awarded in Fashion & Beauty category in 2014 edition of Mono Awards.…
Scared Scientists portraits

Scared Scientists portraits

In his black-and-white photography series “Scared Scientists,” Nick Bowers captures a raw element not often associated with scientific knowledge. For the series, Bowers interviewed a selection of scientists in varying fields, capturing the frightened looks on their faces while they contemplated their findings. The photos are minimalist but intense, each wrinkle and crease pointing to a human unease we can…
Herb Ritts: WORK

Herb Ritts: WORK

Herb Ritts (1952–2002) was a leading American fashion photographer of the 1980s and 1990s, known for his beautifully printed, formally bold, and sensual black-and-white images of supermodels such as Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell. This new exhibition of the photographer’s work revisits the artist, whose groundbreaking 1996 retrospective, “Herb Ritts: WORK,” remains one of the most popular exhibitions in MFA…
Ervin Marton: Paris, the Post-War years

Ervin Marton: Paris, the Post-War years

Born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary in 1912, Marton was self-taught in photography but was trained in drawing and sculpture. By the mid-1930s, Paris had become a haven for artists, as well as, a refuge for Jews and other people escaping the violent oppression of Hitler’s Third Reich. Marton immigrated to Paris in 1937 and joined the artistic community, quickly befriending artists…
The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser

The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser

This long-overdue monograph presents an astonishing panorama of a bygone Los Angeles from photographer Julian Wasser. Some of the images are very well known–Joan Didion leaning against a Corvette Stingray in Hollywood, 1968; Marcel Duchamp playing chess at his seminal 1963 Pasadena exhibition–while many others, such as Barbara Hershey and David Carradine in bed in their Laurel Canyon house, Jack…
Bangladesh’s Third Gender

Bangladesh’s Third Gender

Bangladeshi photographer Shahria Sharmin grew up believing that Hijras — individuals who were designated male at birth but adopted feminine gender roles later in life — were “less than human.” Their physical appearance, their behavior and their general way of life, she explains, set them apart in her country’s conservative society. The Hijras constitute a community referred to as the…
Elliott Erwitt: Double Platinum

Elliott Erwitt: Double Platinum

Beetles and Huxley are delighted to present Elliott Erwitt: Double Platinum, an exhibition of work by the celebrated photographer, timed to coincide with his receipt of the Outstanding Contribution to Photography award by the World Photography Organisation, as well as the reopening of the newly expanded Beetles and Huxley gallery space on Swallow Street, W1. Indulging the photographer’s notorious partiality…
Yusuf Sevincli: Good Dog

Yusuf Sevincli: Good Dog

Yusuf Sevincli’s book Good Dog made as a tribute to the legendary Daido Moriyama’s 1971 image Stray Dog but it is also the locals’ nickname for the neighborhood in Istanbul in which Sevincli lives. I love the scratched-up blown-out surface, the nearly dead cockroach, a punk’s shredded tights and a fly on a super-grainy window. It has stark, raw images…
Warsaw’s First Photographers. Beyer, Brandel, Fajans

Warsaw’s First Photographers. Beyer, Brandel, Fajans

Portraits of 19th-century Warsaw, captured by three pioneers of Polish photography – Karol Beyer, Maksymilian Fajans and Konrad Brandel – are to be exhibited at Ks. Jan Twardowski square until 18th October, 2015. The exhibition will showcase the oldest photographs of Warsaw, primarily showing the Royal Route – from Three Crosses Square up to Castle Square and the area of…
Subtle and evocative portraits of Women

Subtle and evocative portraits of Women

The Belgian Alain Daussin, who was born in Gembloux (Belgium) started photography studies in 1977 in a school of the City of Brussels. After three years, he entered the labour market. But he was soon discovered by the “Photo” magazine (France), and his pictures were published under the heading ‘young talent’. From that time on, he worked for lots of…