Photo Exhibitions

(re) Framing Conversations: Photographs by Richard Avedon, 1946–1965

(re) Framing Conversations: Photographs by Richard Avedon, 1946–1965

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will open a second complete rotation of 20 extraordinary Richard Avedon portraits spanning two decades and curated from the museum’s extensive photo history collection. In November 1962, the National Museum of American History hosted Avedon’s very first one-man exhibition that included a range of photographic materials, including photographs, proof prints, contact sheets, a…
Vivian Maier at Howard Greenberg Gallery

Vivian Maier at Howard Greenberg Gallery

Vivian Maier (1926 – 2009) was an American street photographer whose massive, unseen body of work came to light when it was purchased from an auction in Chicago in 2007. Born in New York City, Maier spent some of her youth in France and then worked in Chicago as a nanny and caregiver for most of her life. In her…
Ellen Graham: Unscripted

Ellen Graham: Unscripted

For over six decades, Ellen Graham has photographed actors, musicians, models, athletes, and royals at their most vulnerable: unplanned, unposed, and unscripted. Imbuing a sense of immediacy, showing moments of intimacy and humor, and celebrating her remarkable ability to disarm her subjects, Graham’s photographs provide unique insight into a person’s inner dimensions. This exhibition highlights several of Graham’s gifts to…
Michael Kenna: Reverie

Michael Kenna: Reverie

Catherine Couturier Gallery is thrilled to announce Reverie, an exhibition of new work by gallery artist Michael Kenna. Renowned for his black-and-white landscape photography, Kenna employs prolonged exposure times, sometimes up to 10 hours, to capture ethereal scenes. Often working at dawn or under the cover of night, he reveals hidden dimensions beyond the ordinary gaze. Inspired by fellow British…
Jeffrey Conley: An Ode to Nature

Jeffrey Conley: An Ode to Nature

Peter Fetterman Gallery is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition, “Jeffrey Conley: An Ode to Nature” featuring the remarkable works of photographer Jeffrey Conley. The exhibition, opening on January 27th, 2024, promises to transport viewers to a world where nature’s beauty takes center stage. “Jeffrey Conley: An Ode to Nature” is a retrospective showcase of Jeffrey Conley’s exceptional career up…
Conzo: A Look Back at the Bronx, 1977-84

Conzo: A Look Back at the Bronx, 1977-84

Born in 1963 in the South Bronx, Joe Conzo Jr. acquired a passion for photography as a young boy. By some combination of luck and circumstance, as a teenager Joe found himself at the very center of cultural and activist movements changing the Bronx. His father was the personal confidant of Tito Puente, promoting some of the biggest salsa shows…
Nick Brandt: The Day May Break

Nick Brandt: The Day May Break

Nick Brandt’s “The Day May Break” is an ongoing global series portraying people and animals that have been impacted by environmental degradation and destruction. “Chapter One” was photographed in Zimbabwe and Kenya in 2020, “Chapter Two” in Bolivia in 2022. The people in the photos have all been badly affected by climate change, from extreme droughts to floods that destroyed…
CHRONORAMA Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century

CHRONORAMA Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century

The Helmut Newton Foundation and Pinault Collection proudly present CHRONORAMA. Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century. Following its highly successful premiere at Palazzo Grassi in Venice, the collaborative project will be shown at the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin starting 15 February 2024. CHRONORAMA marks the latest partnership between the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin and leading international collections. In…
D. J. Hinman: Japan Is Calling

D. J. Hinman: Japan Is Calling

Photographer D. J. Hinman will hold an exhibit entitled “Japan Is Calling; the 47 Prefectures” at Roonee 247 Fine Arts in Tokyo on April 16-21, 2024. The exhibit features black-and-white film photographs from the backyards of Japan. D. J. Hinman spent several years wandering through the 47 prefectures of Japan, mostly by local train, to explore the diversity of the…
ONE YEAR! Photographs from the miners’ strike 1984 – 85

ONE YEAR! Photographs from the miners’ strike 1984 – 85

To coincide with the 40th anniversary of the miners’ strike this exhibition looks at the vital role photographs played during the year-long struggle against pit closures, including many materials drawn from the Martin Parr Foundation collection. The miners’ strike was one of Britain’s longest and most bitter disputes, the repercussions of which continue to be felt throughout the country today.…
Sage Sohier: Passing Time

Sage Sohier: Passing Time

Joseph Bellows Gallery is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, Sage Sohier: Passing Time. This solo exhibition will feature a remarkable selection of black and white photographs from Sohier’s recently published Nazraeli Press monograph of the same title. The images that comprise the exhibition are drawn from the photographer’s compelling and kindhearted portraits made between 1979-85 of people living in…
1964: Eyes of the Storm: Paul McCartney

1964: Eyes of the Storm: Paul McCartney

In 2020, an extraordinary trove of nearly a thousand photographs taken by Paul McCartney on a 35mm camera was re-discovered in his archive. They intimately record the months towards the end of 1963 and beginning of 1964 when Beatlemania erupted in the UK and, after the band’s first visit to the USA, they became the most famous people on the…
Koichiro Kurita: Terrasphere Hydrosphere Atmosphere

Koichiro Kurita: Terrasphere Hydrosphere Atmosphere

Japanese photographer Koichiro Kurita graduated from Kanseigakuin University in Kobe, where he studied perceptual psychology, using a camera extensively to simulate the function of the eye in his research that examined how people view moving objects under changing circumstances. He worked as a young man for a Tokyo advertising agency before becoming a successful independent photographer and director of commercials.…
Lora Webb Nichols: Heap-O-Livin

Lora Webb Nichols: Heap-O-Livin

Heap-O-Livin features a selection of images by Wyoming photographer and diarist Lora Webb Nichols (1883-1962). Nichols created and collected approximately 24,000 negatives and 65 years of diaries throughout her lifetime in the town of Encampment. In addition to the industrial and economic aspects of this sparsely populated ranching and copper mining town, Lora’s images and diaries documented the lives of…
Simpson Kalisher (1926-2023)

Simpson Kalisher (1926-2023)

Simpson Kalisher, who liberated his lens from slick images in corporate reports and trade magazines to emerge as a discerning photojournalist whose street scenes froze the panorama of urban American life in the 1950s and ’60s, died on June 13 in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 96. A Bronx native, Mr. Kalisher “was one of the last survivors of that…
Fernand Fonssagrives: Photographs 1930s-1950s

Fernand Fonssagrives: Photographs 1930s-1950s

Fernand Fonssagrives (1910-2003) was one of the most successful and highly paid fashion photographers of the 1940s and 1950s. His photographs were widely published in the editorial pages of Town & Country, Vogue, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Esquire, where his pictures for Bergdorf Goodman also appeared regularly in the advertising pages. This exhibition will concentrate on the photographs Fonssagrives…
Deck the Walls 2023

Deck the Walls 2023

Catherine Couturier Gallery is delighted to present our annual group show Deck the Walls. Deck the Walls is an exhibition of vintage and contemporary pieces that allows our gallery to showcase a variety of artists, prices, styles, and photographic mediums. This year’s Deck the Walls will feature prints ranging from vintage black and white 20th century works to contemporary color…
LIFE: Six Women Photographers

LIFE: Six Women Photographers

The 20th century was defined by change. LIFE Magazine, the first publication to tell stories through images instead of mere text, acted as a window into many historic events for Americans. This exhibition follows the careers of six enterprizing LIFE photographers through the works they created and the stories they captured between the 1930s and 1970s. We invite you to…
Michael Grecco: Punk, Post Punk, New Wave: Onstage, Backstage, In Your Face

Michael Grecco: Punk, Post Punk, New Wave: Onstage, Backstage, In Your Face

The multimedia exhibition “DAYS OF PUNK” by American photographer Michael Grecco presents in Cascais photographs of music icons such as The Clash, Johnny Rotten, Ramones, Wendy O. Williams (from Plasmatics), The Dead Keneddys, Billy Idol, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Adam Ant, Lene Lovich, Aimee Mann and many others, photographed without filters or artifice by photographer and filmmaker Michael Grecco, at…
Play the Part: Marlene Dietrich

Play the Part: Marlene Dietrich

Featuring 250 photographs taken from 1905 to 1978, Play the Part: Marlene Dietrich examines the multifaceted evolution of Dietrich’s (1901–1992) public persona. The exhibition features photographs by well-known artists such as Cecil Beaton, Irving Penn, and Edward Steichen as well as photographers with whom Dietrich collaborated repeatedly throughout her life, including the noted Hollywood photographer George Hurrell, Eugene Robert Richee,…