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Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer: Solvitur Ambulando

Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer: Solvitur Ambulando

Solvitur Ambulando (it is solved by walking) consists of wet plate collodion photograms of plant matter found on long walks – weeds, ferns, grasses, seeds, roots… I started walking the trails near my new home to process recent life changes: a new marriage, a new state, a new life, and most of all, to grieve some difficult losses. The use of…
Debmalya Ray Choudhuri: The Day That Wasn’t

Debmalya Ray Choudhuri: The Day That Wasn’t

The day was the 31st of March,2016. It started off as another usual day, with the financial year coming to an end. People got out to work in the morning and Kolkata, as usual, was jostling with the crowd. Then a terrible thing happened that crippled the city and left an indelible imprint on the minds of the happy go…
Eikoh Hosoe: Revisitations to a Vacuum’s Nest

Eikoh Hosoe: Revisitations to a Vacuum’s Nest

The exhibition will include an iteration of Hosoe’s earliest series Man and Woman, featuring famed dancer and performance artist Tatsumi Hijikata, creator of the Butoh school of dance. Also on view will be selections from the series Kamaitachi (also featuring Hijikata), as well as selections from the series Killed By Roses — a collaboration with revered Japanese author and polymath…
Tim Gao: Invisible Theatre

Tim Gao: Invisible Theatre

Street photography is not just a sharp triggering of shutter to shape the outside world in the form of light and shadow. It is simultaneously a curious observation and emotional perception of what’s happening in the ordinary streets at any moment when unpredictable dramas and realities are actually taking place. I have lived in Shanghai for over 9 years and…
Bruce Davidson: Los Angeles 1964

Bruce Davidson: Los Angeles 1964

Bruce Davidson describes the genesis of this project thus: “Esquire’s editors sent me to Los Angeles, and when I landed at LA International Airport I noticed giant palm trees growing in the parking lot. I ordered a hamburger through a microphone speaker in a drive-in called Tiny Naylor’s. The freeways were blank and brilliant, chromium-plated bumpers reflected the Pacific Ocean,…
Joseph Bellows Gallery: The Teen Years

Joseph Bellows Gallery: The Teen Years

Joseph Bellows Gallery is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, The Teen Years. This group exhibition will open on July 9th and continue through August 26th, 2016. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 9th, from 6-8 pm. The Teen Years will feature a selection of both vintage and contemporary photographs that address the physical, social, and emotional…
Michael Kenna: New Work

Michael Kenna: New Work

Michael Kenna returns to the Catherine Edelman Gallery in his 19th solo exhibition featuring work from his recent book on Japan, as well as work from Europe and Asia. The exhibition opens July 8 and runs through September 2, 2016. There will be an opening reception on Friday, July 8, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. The artist will be in…
David Plowden: An American Master

David Plowden: An American Master

David Plowden: An American Master celebrates the photographer’s recent gift to the museum of a selection of his key images made over the course of his more than 60 year career. Plowden’s hopeful and elegiac images express a personal vision infused with a sense of wonder and reverence for the American landscape and the ingenuity of man. Including more than…
Roberto Donetta: Photographer and Seed Salesman from Bleniotal

Roberto Donetta: Photographer and Seed Salesman from Bleniotal

Roberto Donetta (1865-1932) from Ti­cino is one of Swiss pho­tog­ra­phy’s great out­siders. He man­aged to make a liv­ing as a trav­el­ling pho­tog­ra­pher and seed sales­man, and upon his death left al­most 5,000 glass plates which were pre­served merely by chance. These cap­ture the ar­chaic life of his com­pa­tri­ots in the Valle di Ble­nio, which at the time was to­tally iso­lated,…
Nigel Maudsley: Beauty in Death

Nigel Maudsley: Beauty in Death

A dead plant is very beautiful, it’s fragility reminds us of our own mortality. Nigel Maudsley’s series was created after he lost his father. In therapy he learnt how to live in the moment, the ‘now’. The series was taken on a medium format camera using natural light in his studio. Each image was printed tradtionaly. Nigel Maudsley is a…
Elisabeth Sunday: Grace

Elisabeth Sunday: Grace

Elisabeth Sunday has found her muse in Africa: a place of origins, devastating beauty, great troubles and unyielding expressions of life. She has traveled alone and lived among various original peoples who amidst a changing world, have clung tenaciously to traditional ways of life. From the hunter-gatherers dwelling in the primeval forests of the Congo Basin, to the nomadic tribes…
Stephen Shames: Bronx Boys

Stephen Shames: Bronx Boys

“The Bronx has a terrible beauty, stark and harsh, like the desert. At first glance you imagine nothing can survive. Then you notice life going on all around. People adapt, survive, and even prosper in this urban moonscape of quick pleasures and false hopes. Often I am terrified of the Bronx. Other times it feels like home. My images reflect…
Drew Doggett – Shadows Alight; Portraits of the American West

Drew Doggett – Shadows Alight; Portraits of the American West

Photographer Drew Doggett travels 14,000 miles through America’s West to document 21 State and National Parks on the National Park Service’s 100th Year Anniversary. The images in this series were taken on a two-month journey in a 23-foot Airstream trailer, traveling over 14,000 miles, and visiting 21 state and national parks. This travel set-up, as well as careful lens and…
Visions of Viktor Kolář. Czech Photo

Visions of Viktor Kolář. Czech Photo

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography along with the Czech center in Moscow are pleased to present an exhibition of Viktor Kolář – one of the most important Czech photographers of the second half of the 20th century. The exhibition includes around 60 silver gelatin prints from his Ostrava and Canada series. Viktor Kolář was born in 1941 in Ostrava.…
Black and White Fifties: Jurden Schadeberg’s South Africa

Black and White Fifties: Jurden Schadeberg’s South Africa

During apartheid, Jurgen Schadeberg worked for the leading “black” publications of the time. This way he had access to the likes of a young activists, like the lawyer, named Nelson Mandela. Iconic pictures of many future South African leaders followed. Judge Albie Sachs, an ANC operative who lost an arm in an attack by the security police, says of this…
Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits

Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits

Meet the royalty of rock and roll. Photographer Herb Ritts introduces you to David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Janet Jackson, Elton John, Madonna, Prince, Rod Stewart, Justin Timberlake, Tina Turner, and more of the world’s biggest musical stars of the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. His startlingly intimate portraits for Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and other leading magazines presented these artists…
Ansel Adams: A Southwest Legacy

Ansel Adams: A Southwest Legacy

Ansel Adams: A Southwest Legacy highlights 21 photographs Ansel Adams made in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. The exhibition includes dramatic vistas of Big Bend National Park, intimate close-ups of nature in New Mexico, and a variety of portraits of Georgia O’Keeffe and others. Also included are several well-known masterpieces such as Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico and White House Ruin,…
Sebastião Salgado: Other Americas

Sebastião Salgado: Other Americas

The first edition of Sebastião Salgado: Other Americas was published in 1985 by the French publisher Contrejour, and included photographs from Salgado’s numerous trips through Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala and Mexico. The Brazil-born, Paris-based photographer traveled extensively in Latin America between 1977 and 1984 to document the shifting religious and political climate in the region, especially as reflected in…
Gregor Törzs: Fragile Worlds

Gregor Törzs: Fragile Worlds

Bernheimer Fine Art Switzerland is pleased to announce the exhibition Fragile Welten (Fragile Worlds) by German photographer Gregor Törzs. The show is curated by Dr. Martina Kral, curator of world renowned Collection Rosengart in Lucerne since 2002. It is like responding to a reflex, when Gregor Törzs finds something he feels the inner longing to hold it against the light.…
Doug and Mike Starn: Absorption of Light

Doug and Mike Starn: Absorption of Light

Starn Brothers: Absorption of Light, presented by 516 ARTS, is a series of large elemental photographs from the series Absorption of Light by twin brothers Doug and Mike Starn, who for more than 20 years have been known for working conceptually with photography, and are concerned largely with chaos, interconnection and interdependence. The ill-fated moths of the Attracted to Light…