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Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities of life under segregation during the 1940s, but also relating to Parks’s own fascinating life story. In 1948, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) became the first African American photographer to be hired full…
We Shall Overcome: Documenting the Road to Freedom

We Shall Overcome: Documenting the Road to Freedom

The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition, We Shall Overcome: Documenting the Road to Freedom. The exhibition follows the moving journey of four acclaimed documentary photographers, Danny Lyon, Steve Schapiro, Flip Schulke, and Stephen Somerstein, as they each capture the Civil Rights movement in the American South in the 1960’s. The exhibition focuses specifically on the historic…
Roger Ballen: Asylum of The Birds

Roger Ballen: Asylum of The Birds

Asylum of the Birds is a new body of work by Roger Ballen, one of the most original image-makers of our times. Ballen has always sought to push the boundaries of photographic practice and has created an aesthetic and artistic vision unlike any other contemporary photographer. The images in Asylum of the Birds have been photographed entirely within the confines…
Anton Corbijn: 1-2-3-4

Anton Corbijn: 1-2-3-4

Portrait photographer Anton Corbijn doesn’t much like to look back at his work in the music industry. But for the Hague Museum of Photography’s forthcoming exhibition 1-2-3-4 he has done just that. Searching his archive, he has selected more than 300 shots of bands and singers: everybody from Nirvana, U2 and Nick Cave to Siouxsie Sioux, REM and the Rolling…
Majid Saeedi: Life in War

Majid Saeedi: Life in War

Life in War is probably the only book about Afghanistan that isn’t filled with images of war. For ten years, Saeedi’s photographed daily life in the context of war. Speaking the language, Majid embedded with the Afghan people rather than with an alien army. His photographs reveal the humanity of a people living through decades of war. For the past…
Let’s Rock in Fahey/Klein Gallery

Let’s Rock in Fahey/Klein Gallery

The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition, “Let’s Rock.” This group exhibition features Rock & Roll photographs from key image-makers including Harry Benson, Joel Brodsky, Danny Clinch, Henry Diltz, Barry Feinstein, Bob Gruen, Daniel Kramer, Gered Mankowitz, Ken Marcus, Jim Marshall, Jean Marie Perier, Herb Ritts, Norman Seeff, Laurie Lynn Stark, Frank Stefanko, Bruce Talamon, and Ellen von…
Gangsters & Grifters

Gangsters & Grifters

Created from the Chicago Tribune’s vast archives, Gangsters & Grifters is a collection of photographs featuring infamous criminals, small-time bandits, smirking crooks, pickpockets, hoodlums, and wise guys at shocking crime scenes. These vintage glass-plate and acetate negatives were taken in the early 1900s through the 1950s, and have been largely unseen for generations. That is because most have never been…
Bevan Davies: New York

Bevan Davies: New York

Joseph Bellows Gallery is pleased to announce its upcoming solo exhibition, Bevan Davies – New York. The exhibition opens on March 14th and will continue through May 9, 2015. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 14th, from 6 – 8 pm. New York will present Davies’ luminous and highly detailed large-format black and white architectural views from the…
Christian Coigny exhibition in Young Gallery in Brussels

Christian Coigny exhibition in Young Gallery in Brussels

Based near Lausanne on the shores of Lake Geneva, Christian Coigny has for the past 30 years developed a career in traditional black and white photography in parallel to his work in publicity and fashion. He works primarily with film. His work is anchored in a classical education and strongly influenced by American painters such as Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keefe…
Monochrome Photography Awards – Contest Winners Announced!

Monochrome Photography Awards – Contest Winners Announced!

Monochrome Photography Awards is proud to announce the winners of their inaugural photography contest! Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Contest mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. American photographer Neil Craver has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: Monochrome Photographer…
Helmut Newton: Permanent Loan Selection

Helmut Newton: Permanent Loan Selection

When Helmut Newton established his foundation in the fall of 2003, he donated several hundred original photographs as a permanent loan which have been preserved by the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. For its tenth anniversary, the Helmut Newton Foundation is now premiering around 200 of these photographs, under the title “Permanent Loan Selection.” These prints, mainly never before shown in Berlin,…
Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Decisive Collection

Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Decisive Collection

Born in 1908, Henri Cartier-Bresson was one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century. Best known for using a lightweight Leica camera to develop the concept of the “decisive moment”, Cartier-Bresson transformed photojournalism into an artform that balanced powerful subject matter with perfectly timed, elegant composition. Exhibition is centred around a private collection of prints, curated according to…
Alejandro Cegarra documents life inside skyscraper from Homeland

Alejandro Cegarra documents life inside skyscraper from Homeland

The tower of David is a skyscraper located in downtown Caracas, Venezuela. The structure is195 meters high, consists of two towers, and contains 45 floors. Construction began in 1990, but after a devastating economic crisis hit Venezuela in 1994, construction was abandoned. The building was 60% complete. 13 years later, in 2007, construction began again. This time however, it was…
Captain Linnaeus Tripe Photographer of India and Burma, 1852–1860

Captain Linnaeus Tripe Photographer of India and Burma, 1852–1860

This is the first major traveling exhibition devoted to the British photographer Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822–1902). Between 1854 and 1860, Tripe produced an unprecedented series of photographs documenting the landscape and cultural artifacts of south India and Burma (now the Republic of Myanmar). With few models to follow, he developed a professional practice under the auspices of the British East…
Mesmerizing photographs of the world’s most majestic ancient trees.

Mesmerizing photographs of the world’s most majestic ancient trees.

Beth Moon’s fourteen-year quest to photograph ancient trees has taken her across the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Some of her subjects grow in isolation, on remote mountainsides, private estates, or nature preserves; others maintain a proud, though often precarious, existence in the midst of civilization. All, however, share a mysterious beauty perfected by age and…
Michelle Frankfurter: Destino

Michelle Frankfurter: Destino

Destino, meaning “destination” or “destiny” in Spanish, tells the story of undocumented Central American migrants and their perilous journey by freight train across Mexico, as they attempt to enter the United States in pursuit of a better life. In Destino Michelle Frankfurter seeks to capture the experience of people who struggle to control their own destiny when confronted by extreme…
Vivian Maier – Street Photographer

Vivian Maier – Street Photographer

Vivian Maier, Street Photographer is a retrospective exhibition featuring the work of a female street photographer whose impressive oeuvre was only discovered at the end of her life – and then immediately caused a worldwide sensation. Vivian Maier (New York, 1926 – 2009) worked as a professional nanny throughout her life. In her free time, she documented life in large…
20 Amazing B&W Photos Awarded in ND Awards 2014

20 Amazing B&W Photos Awarded in ND Awards 2014

ND Awards (Neutral Density Awards) is international, prestigious photography competition. In 2014 edition, 24 international jurors reviewed over 3000 entries submitted by photographers in 76 countries. Jury picked the best of the best by awarding 90 Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and hundreds of Honorable Mentions. Take a closer look at selection of amazing black and white photos from entries…
Edward Steichen: In High Fashion

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion

Edward Steichen (1879-1973) was already a famous painter and photographer on both sides of the Atlantic when, in early 1923, he was offered one of the most prestigious and certainly the most lucrative position in photography’s commercial domain – that of chief photographer for Condé Nast’s influential and highly regarded magazines Vogue and Vanity Fair. Summoning up his exceptional talents,…
Hiroshi Sugimoto exhibition at Pace London

Hiroshi Sugimoto exhibition at Pace London

Capturing large-scale dioramas inside natural history museums, Sugimoto’s photographs initially seem to be documents of the natural world, featuring far-flung landscapes and wildlife. Sugimoto, however, dwells in the artifice of the images. Composed in crisp black and white and sharp tones, the pristine quality and stillness of these large-scale pieces reveal the inherent artificiality of the constructed worlds contained within…