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‘From a Private Collection’

‘From a Private Collection’

HackelBury Fine Art, London is pleased to present the exhibition “From a Private Collection” a group of photographs acquired by one collector over a decade, celebrating the work of some of the most important photographers of the 20th century. The collection was acquired over a decade from 2000 and reveals the individual taste and sensibility of one collector – reflecting…
Sue Kwon: Rap Is Risen: New York Photographs 1988-2008

Sue Kwon: Rap Is Risen: New York Photographs 1988-2008

The last decade of the 20th century into the first decade of the 21st represent a High Renaissance age of hip hop–an era in which rap music had reached critical mass and was exploding, and in which New York City itself witnessed the worldwide ascension and cultural domination of its powerful homegrown art form. In Rap Is Risen: New York…
Magnum Contact Sheets

Magnum Contact Sheets

Through the images of Magnum photographers, the exhibition Magnum Contact Sheets traces the development and decline of a way of working that was so ubiquitous that it seemed an inevitable and inseparable part of the photographic process: using the contact sheet to record one’s shots, as a tool for editing and as an index to an archive of negatives. The…
Mel D. Cole: American Protest. Photographs 2020-2021

Mel D. Cole: American Protest. Photographs 2020-2021

In April 2020, during the early days of the COVID pandemic lockdowns, photographer Mel D. Cole started driving around New York City documenting the streets. This almost therapeutic exercise became a call to action upon the murder of George Floyd, and Cole dedicated the rest of 2020 to photographing the Black Lives Matter protests that swept the country. In addition…
Interview with Calvin Scott

Interview with Calvin Scott

Calvin Scott is a New York City based photographer with a background as an ink-based surrealist artist. After attending The Savannah College of Art & Design, he has since trained under photographers Platon, Mark Seliger, and Annie Leibovitz. Calvin has embraced photography as a means of coping with the symptoms of his Bipolar Disorder, channeling manic and depressive episodes through…
Ruven Afanador: Great Performers

Ruven Afanador: Great Performers

The Fahey/Klein Gallery is honored to present “Ruven Afanador: Great Performers”, an exhibition of photographs by artist, Ruven Afanador, and curated by Kathy Ryan – Director of Photography for the New York Times Magazine. This exhibition features portraits of this year’s most heralded performers, such as: Ruth Negga, Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Kristen Stewart, Honor Swinton Byrne, Katia Pascariu, and…
Bill Brandt: The Beautiful and the Sinister

Bill Brandt: The Beautiful and the Sinister

Foam presents The Beautiful and the Sinister, an exhibition by one of the most critically acclaimed British photographers, Bill Brandt (1904- 1983). The exhibition demonstrates the close relationship between the art of the European avant-garde, in particular Surrealism, and his own work. From his earliest photographs in the nineteen-thirties, taken when he was still an amateur, to his portraits and…
Barbara Wolff: Photographs

Barbara Wolff: Photographs

In the exhibition “Barbara Wolff: Photographs” at the Goethe-Institut Bordeaux, works from the series “Biography” (1982 – 1989), “Metropolis” (2018 – 2020) as well as “Amazonia” (2019) will be shown in collaboration with Collection Regard Berlin. In the series „Biography“ she observed life on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Like few photographers, she has been able to reflect on…
Godlis Miami

Godlis Miami

In January of 1974, David Godlis, then a 22-year-old photo student, took a ten-day trip to Miami Beach, Florida. Excited to visit an area he had frequented a decade earlier as a kid, GODLIS set his sights on an area of slightly outdated efficiency art deco hotels that was then a busy Jewish retiree enclave on the expansive beaches facing…
Adolf Mas: The eyes of Barcelona

Adolf Mas: The eyes of Barcelona

The core of the exhibition features Mas’s photographs of Barcelona. His camera captured the architectural, social and cultural changes of the city in images that interweave a documentary record with the aesthetic lines of contemporary European artistic tendencies. a Barcelona of contrasts, stratified between the barraca shacks in the suburbs and the mansions of the Eixample, between the luxurious cafés…
Elliott Erwitt: Found not Lost

Elliott Erwitt: Found not Lost

The exhibition “Found Not Lost” devoted to the American photographer Elliott Erwitt proposes the meeting of two views that the artist has been able to bring to the world. First, that of the genius reporter from the Magnum Agency, whose daring photographs underline with humour the absurdity of the human condition. On the other hand, that of a man in…
Nick Brandt: The Day May Break

Nick Brandt: The Day May Break

The Day May Break, photographed in Zimbabwe and Kenya in late 2020, is the first part of a global series portraying people and animals that have been impacted by environmental degradation and destruction. The people in the photos were all affected by climate change, displaced by cyclones and years-long droughts. Photographed at five sanctuaries, the animals were rescues that can…
Jacques Sonck: Portraits

Jacques Sonck: Portraits

FIFTY ONE TOO is proud to present ‘Portraits’ by Belgian photographer Jacques Sonck (°1949), an exhibition filled with unique individuals and accidental encounters. Sonck’s first solo show at the gallery, will focus on his purified black-and-white street portraits and will bring together both old and new work. Jacques Sonck shoots classical analogue black-and-white portraits with an eye for the extraordinary.…
Sylvie Blum: Naked Beauty

Sylvie Blum: Naked Beauty

Through a selection of her most iconic photographs from her Naked Beauty, Big Cats, and Animals series, this exhibition offers a transversal approach to the Los Angeles based artist’s career spanning over 20 years. Alike many female counterparts such as Sarah Moon or Ellen Von Unwerth, Sylvie Blum’s first steps into the world of photography began in front of the…
Michael Kenna: Northern England 1983-1986

Michael Kenna: Northern England 1983-1986

Robert Mann Gallery is pleased to present the works of celebrated photographer, Michael Kenna, known for his beautiful and sensitive black and white landscapes. Made over forty years ago, many stored away in a series of negative files come rediscovered images that reveal a Northern England from Kenna’s youth that has drastically changed over time. While Kenna normally spends his…
Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit

Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit

Ruth Orkin is a legend of street photography – her atmospheric pictures taken in cities such as Florence, New York and London still shape the image of these metropolises today. But Orkin’s specialty not only encompassed the urban but also the personal. This is evident in her unique eye that enabled her street scenes to consistently offer penetrating insights into…
Collection Close-Up: Bruce Davidson’s Photographs

Collection Close-Up: Bruce Davidson’s Photographs

Primarily drawn from an anonymous gift to the Menil Collection of approximately 350 works by American photographer Bruce Davidson (b. 1933), the exhibition highlights his sustained engagement with social and political concerns. He is known for establishing personal relationships with his subjects, working over extended periods of time in diverse places and communities to create in-depth series that capture, what…
The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography

The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography

Internationally celebrated for his paintings, prints, and watercolors, Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944) also took photographs. In 2017/18, the exhibition The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography at Scandinavia House drew widespread acclaim for introducing audiences to his photographic and film work, emphasizing the artist’s experimentalism and examining his exploration of the camera as an expressive medium. This exhibition includes Munch’s…
Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

When Frida Kahlo died, her husband Diego Rivera asked the poet Carlos Pellicerto turn the Blue House into a museum that the people of Mexico could visit to admire the work of the artist. Pellicer selected those of Frida’s paintings which were in the house, along with drawings, photographs, books, and ceramics, maintaining the spaces just as Frida and Diego…
Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works for a Post-Worker World

Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works for a Post-Worker World

In their projection of a post-worker’s world, Rodrigo Valenzuela’s Afterwork series and Weapons series speaks to the elimination not only of individual laborers but of the idea itself of the work force, pushed aside by the very shapes we see here: odd machines and automation, engines that no longer require an operator, but that rage when no one is watching.…