Photo Exhibitions

Fred Mayer: ZURICH PANOPTIKUM

Fred Mayer: ZURICH PANOPTIKUM

Fred Mayer shows vintage prints from his three-part series «Zürcher Panoptikum», originally published in the weekend edition of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung in 1972, accompanied by a text by Hugo Loetscher. Whether publishers, artists, street sweepers or loiterers, they all appeared in front of Mayer’s camera. Following the principle of US photographer Irving Penn, Fred Mayer did not portray his…
Taca Sui: Grotto Heavens

Taca Sui: Grotto Heavens

In the five years since his first exhibition, Odes (2013), Taca has traveled extensively throughout China in search of remote locations that resonate in Chinese history through their association with important religious and philosophical traditions. In Odes, he presented a body of work that was inspired by the ancient poetic heritage of China, specifically the Book of Odes (Shi Jing).…
André Kertész: Window Views

André Kertész: Window Views

Following his move in 1952 to a 12th story apartment overlooking Washington Square Park, the 56-year-old Hungarian emigrant André Kertész would begin a series of modernist masterworks shot from his window that he would continue until his death in 1985. From the privacy of his home, Kertész honed his lens on anonymous city dwellers, capturing fragments of passersby on the…
Albert Watson: INK

Albert Watson: INK

Kahmann Gallery is proud to present works from Albert Watson’s newest project, ‘INK’. Watson has reimagined his own work, by incorporating and superimposing textured ink patterns on top of work he created separately. Watson delved into his own archive to find works he could reimagine and give a literal new layer of meaning by using the very special technique. Here…
Karl Blossfeldt and Jim Dine: Poetry of Plants

Karl Blossfeldt and Jim Dine: Poetry of Plants

Nature continually beguiles us with its wonders – the proliferating vegetation with myriad plant species and forms, their spatial disposition, the light that plays across them and the overall effect – and capturing them photographically is at the heart of the exhibition. The works on view manifest close observation and sensitive perception of flora and the verdant environment as documented…
Oscar Rejlander: Artist Photographer

Oscar Rejlander: Artist Photographer

Often referred to as the “father of art photography,” Oscar G. Rejlander has been praised for his early experiments with combination printing, his collaboration with Charles Darwin, and his influence on the work of Julia Margaret Cameron and Lewis Carroll. This exhibition is the first major retrospective on Rejlander, highlighting new research and a selection of works brought together for…
Bruce Davidson: Retrospective

Bruce Davidson: Retrospective

Bruce Davidson became a member of Magnum Photos in 1959, when the American was just 26-years-old. Davidson’s work focused on subcultures and lifestyles on the margins of society. His most well-known works include Circus, Brooklyn Gang and Subway. Today, Davidson is considered a pioneer of social documentary photography. In the 1960s, he photographed the Civil Rights Movement (Time of Change)…
Worldview: Photographing World Disorder

Worldview: Photographing World Disorder

Since the early 1950s, documentary photographer Leonard Freed had been chronicling life in the Western world with a profoundly humanist vision. Worldview is the most ambitious exhibition of Freed’s work ever produced. It spans his full fifty-year career, including his coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the American civil rights movement, the period of post-war German reconstruction, and the Romanian revolution.…
Sabine Weiss: la vie

Sabine Weiss: la vie

The great French photographer Sabine Weiss is considered the grande dame of humanistic photography and has been compiling a life’s work in over seven decades, centering on photographs from Paris. She lives there since 1946. As a trained portraitist, she has not only created timeless character studies of celebrities, but she has also repeatedly photographed people on the street in…
‘In Our Lifetime’ a Magnum Photos Exhibition

‘In Our Lifetime’ a Magnum Photos Exhibition

Stories of political and religious intolerance aren’t found only in history. Persecution, sometimes on a devastating scale, continues in our own lifetime. This new exhibition at Lyveden features three stories of religious persecution, each told through a Magnum photographer’s lens How do they help us understand what it means to stand up for your faith and beliefs at any cost?…
Florence Henri: Reflecting Bauhaus: Photographs & Paintings

Florence Henri: Reflecting Bauhaus: Photographs & Paintings

Atlas Gallery are pleased to announce an exhibition of photographs by Bauhaus artist Florence Henri (1893-1982). Having featured in major exhibitions worldwide, this will be the first time in many years that such a large body of her work is available for sale. Although originally trained as a painter under Fernand Léger, Henri turned to photography after enrolling at the…
Birney Imes: Found these pictures

Birney Imes: Found these pictures

For more than 20 years in the 1970s and 80s, Birney Imes roamed the countryside of his native Mississippi photographing the people and places he encountered along the way. Working in both black and white and color, Imes’ photographs take viewers inside juke joints and dilapidated restaurants scattered across that landscape. There he introduces the viewer, as one writer put…
Santu Mofokeng: Stories

Santu Mofokeng: Stories

This year marks the 25th anniversary of South Africa’s first democratic elections, followed by the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as president in 1994. This historic event marked the end of apartheid: a regime of institutionalised racial segregation that was in effect from 1948 to 1991. South African photographer Santu Mofokeng (b. 1956) documented the everyday lives of rural sharecroppers and…
Mapplethorpe: Photography and Performance

Mapplethorpe: Photography and Performance

Choreography for an Exhibition organized by the museum of contemporary art Madre, in collaboration with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation in New York, brings a body of work to Naples in an innovative show and a performative program starring international choreographers. The exhibition features over 160 works, displayed alongside archaeological, ancient and modern pieces, in addition to a site-specific dance program…
Stephan Vanfleteren: Surf Tribe

Stephan Vanfleteren: Surf Tribe

Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the most recent project of Stephan Vanfleteren: Surf Tribe. This sales exhibition follows the successful showing of the series at the Kunsthal Rotterdam. For Surf Tribe, Vanfleteren travelled the globe for over 18 months to document various troops of surfers, immersing himself in the international surf community. Instead of the stereotypical shots of boards…
Michael Kenna: Rafu

Michael Kenna: Rafu

After decades of traveling the world, exploring wild and natural locations, from Europe to Asia, as well as industrial zones, abandoned buildings and religious shrines, Michael Kenna debuts an unprecedented series of female nudes made in Japan. Robert Mann Gallery presents, Rafu (裸婦), the Japanese word for unclothed female, a woman in the nude. ”I approach photographing the female nude,…
Alex Majoli: SCENE

Alex Majoli: SCENE

Europe, Asia, Brazil, Congo. For eight years, across continents and countries, Alex Majoli has photographed events and non-events. Political demonstrations, humanitarian emergencies and quiet moments of daily life. What holds all these disparate images together, at first glance at least, is the quality of light and the sense of human theatre. A sense that we are all actors attempting, failing…
Michael Kenna at Catherine Edelman Gallery

Michael Kenna at Catherine Edelman Gallery

After 31 years in River North, Catherine Edelman Gallery is relocating to 1637 W. Chicago Avenue in April 2019. CEG opened in 1987, shortly after Catherine Edelman graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with an MFA in photography. CEG quickly gained attention for its risk-taking shows, opening the gallery with “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” by…
Don McCullin at Tate Britain

Don McCullin at Tate Britain

This exhibition showcases some of the most impactful photographs captured over the last 60 years. It includes many of his iconic war photographs – including images from Vietnam, Northern Ireland and more recently Syria. But it also focuses on the work he did at home in England, recording scenes of poverty and working class life in London’s East End and…
Winter in Swiss Photography

Winter in Swiss Photography

Once again the gallery Bildhalle is hosted at the Forum Paracelsus in St. Moritz this year and presents a group exhibition of important positions in classic and contemporary Swiss photography on the topic of “Winter”. Winter as a photographic subject has a long tradition in Switzerland. Snow and cold almost completely transform a landscape, concealing many of its characteristics and…