Photo Exhibitions

Chris Killip: Skinningrove 1982 – 84

Chris Killip: Skinningrove 1982 – 84

The village of Skinningrove lies on the North-East coast of England, halfway between Middlesbrough and Whitby. Hidden in a steep valley it veers away from the main road and faces out onto the North Sea. Like a lot of tight-knit fishing communities it could be hostile to strangers, especially one with a camera. “Now Then” is the standard greeting in…
Timothy Duffy: Super Spirit

Timothy Duffy: Super Spirit

A Gallery for Fine Photography is pleased to present, Super Spirit, a collection of twenty stunning pigment prints by contemporary artist Timothy Duffy. In this collaboration between photographer and artist, music and image meet around a history of struggle, adaptability, and creativity. It is this ethos that Duffy captures in his tintypes. The show will coincide with a solo exhibit…
Arkady Shaikhet, Boris Ignatovich, Alexander Rodchenko, Georgy Petrusov: Masters of 20th Century Soviet Avant-Garde Photography

Arkady Shaikhet, Boris Ignatovich, Alexander Rodchenko, Georgy Petrusov: Masters of 20th Century Soviet Avant-Garde Photography

Masters of Early 20th-Century Soviet Photography presents a rare selection of vintage gelatin-silver prints from the latter group, including work by such luminaries as Boris Ignatovich (1899-1976), Aleksandr Rodchenko (1891-1956), Arkady Shaikhet (1898-1959), and Georgy Petrusov (1903-1971). These artists reached the zenith of their careers immediately after the 1917 Russian Revolution, during a historic moment of creative freedom and development.…
Han Nguyen – Nude Compositions

Han Nguyen – Nude Compositions

The exhibition will present a selection of Nguyen’s small-scale black and white photographs, which are comprised of varying layers of imagery that present the nude figure within a field of relating forms and tones, while referencing art history. Included in the exhibition will also be a large-scale color piece from the series. Nguyen’s delicate and transformative imagery investigates beauty, perception,…
Yamamoto Masao: Bonsai

Yamamoto Masao: Bonsai

Jackson Fine Art is excited to announce our spring exhibitions of new work by Masao Yamamoto and Carolyn Carr, two artists whose innovative interpretations of the cultivated landscape usher one of photography’s foundational subjects into the 21st century. Photography and florals have a rich history, with early artists depending on florals to communicate symbolism and convey beauty; Carr and Yamamoto,…
Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits

Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits

Known for his elegant and minimalist work, photographer Herb Ritts (1952-2002) had a gift for turning stars into icons. See how he captured the likes of David Bowie, U2, Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Madonna, and many more—the world’s biggest music stars—and in the process, helped define their iconic status for generations of fans. Stage costumes and guitars from the Rock…
Robert McCabe: Chronography

Robert McCabe: Chronography

On the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the Archaeological Society at Athens, an exhibition of photographs by Robert McCabe called “Chronography – An Exhibition for the 180th anniversary (1837-2017) of the Archaeological Society” is currently on at the Society’s headquarters at 22, Panepistimiou Street. It includes 53 black and white shots taken mainly in 1954-55 of regions that are…
Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing

Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing

Dorothea Lange (1895–1965) is widely recognized as one of the most important documentary photographers of the twentieth century. She was a prominent advocate of the medium’s power to effect change and used her camera as a political tool to expose what she saw as injustices and inequalities. Lange was also a formidable woman of remarkable vigor and resilience. Having overcome…
Alys Tomlinson: Ex-Voto

Alys Tomlinson: Ex-Voto

In Ex-Voto Alys Tomlinson explores Christian pilgrimage sites in Lourdes in France, Ballyvourney in Ireland and Grabarka in Poland. Shot on a large format 5×4 film camera, the works evoke stillness and reflect the mysterious, timeless quality present at these sites of great contemplation. The works in Ex-Voto encompass formal portraiture, large format landscape and small, detailed still-lifes of objects…
Victor J. Blue: Cities in Dust

Victor J. Blue: Cities in Dust

Victor J. Blue’s panoramic photographs of the destroyed cities of Raqqa, Syria, and Mosul, Iraq, navigate a landscape of devastation from aerial bombardment scarcely seen since World War II. Between October 2016 and October 2017- from the beginning of the campaign for Mosul until the end of that for Raqqa- the US-led coalition dropped 46,683 air-released munitions in Iraq and…
Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of eight and…
Henri Foucault: THE BODY, INFINITELY

Henri Foucault: THE BODY, INFINITELY

Though the artist will exhibit for the first time at the Galerie Thierry Bigaignon, Henri Foucault’s work is already well-established. This show, starting on April 4th, will thus be a great opportunity to discover or rediscover the artist’s specific universe – that of a photographer-sculptor or sculptor-photographer – through a selection of new works focussing on the body. As an…
Oliver Abraham: Freedom of Speech

Oliver Abraham: Freedom of Speech

Gallery Julian Sander shows a series of portraits of extraordinary contemporary personalities by Oliver Abraham. Among them are journalists, musicians, philosophers, representatives of the “New Left” as well as artists and writers. Everyone deals with the topic of surveillance and press freedom and expresses their political attitude artistically. The photographs are accompanied by a text by Noam Chomsky about independent…
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)…