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Anja Niemi: The Rider Vol. 1

Anja Niemi: The Rider Vol. 1

A woman stands turned away from us, dressed in classic black dressage pants – hair gently gathered under her helmet by a hairnet. The sleeves of her white blouse are rolled up, torso slightly arched, shoulders together. Her leather riding boots are securely grounded beneath her, preparing to confront the dark void ahead. The Rider Vol. 1 is an ideological…
Gordon Parks: Pittsburgh Grease Plant, 1944/46

Gordon Parks: Pittsburgh Grease Plant, 1944/46

By 1944, Gordon Parks had established himself as a photographer who freely navigated the fields of press and commercial photography, with an unparalleled humanist perspective. That year, Roy Stryker–the former Farm Security Administration official who was now heading the public relations department for the Standard Oil Company (New Jersey)–commissioned Parks to travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to document the Penola, Inc.…
Barbara Niggl Radloff: Intimate Distance

Barbara Niggl Radloff: Intimate Distance

Artist Barbara Niggl Radloff (1936–2010), after spending her youth surrounded by the ruins of the Second World War, discovered photography, seeing in it the ideal medium to document the story of the people of post-war Munich and the stark reality of their lives. Niggl Radloff left behind an impressive body of work from her early career as a photojournalist and…
Female Perspectives from Vivian Maier to Barbara Klemm

Female Perspectives from Vivian Maier to Barbara Klemm

“Female perspectives from Vivian Maier to Barbara Klemm” showcases works by nine female artists from the Art Collection Deutsche Börse. The presented contemporaries of Evelyn Hofer are Diane Arbus, Sibylle Bergemann, Barbara Klemm, Ute Mahler, Vivian Maier, Susan Meiselas, Helga Paris, Mimi Plumb and Christine Spengler. Their photographs from the second half of the 20th century are documenting people in…
Chris Killip: Skinningrove

Chris Killip: Skinningrove

Of all Chris Killip’s bodies of work, the photographs he made between 1982 and 1984 in the village of Skinningrove on the north-east coast of England are perhaps his most intimate and encompassing―of the community he photographed and of himself. “Like a lot of tight-knit fishing communities, it could be hostile to strangers, especially one with a camera,” Killip recalled,…
Three Magnum Women Cristina Garcia Rodero, Eve Arnold, Inge Morath

Three Magnum Women Cristina Garcia Rodero, Eve Arnold, Inge Morath

Eve Arnold was the first woman to enter the Magnum agency in 1951 and became a full member in 1957, Inge Morath would later join in 1953, gaining full membership in 1955, and Cristina García Rodero would join in 2005 and become a full member in 2009. This exhibition is a tribute to these three photographers who’s individual practices have…
Ian Berry: The English and Beyond

Ian Berry: The English and Beyond

Aperture Gallery is delighted to present Ian Berry: The English and Beyond as the second exhibition in the gallery. Ian Berry is one of the most celebrated photo journalists in the UK, and has been a member of the international photographers’ agency Magnum since 1962. In this exhibition, we revisit The English, one of his most famous works from the…
Henry Leutwyler: Misty Copeland

Henry Leutwyler: Misty Copeland

Henry Leutwyler is certainly no stranger to the art of ballet―for many years he photographed on stage and behind the scenes at the New York City Ballet, culminating in his book Ballet, since published by Steidl in two editions. Yet Misty Copeland pushes Leutwyler’s vision into a new direction: neither a strict portrait of the renowned ballerina nor a mere…
How She Sees: Several Exceptional Women Photographers 1919 – 1970

How She Sees: Several Exceptional Women Photographers 1919 – 1970

Inspired by exhibition: The New Women Behind The Camera, the current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art jointly curated with the National Gallery of Art, How She Sees: Several Exceptional Women Photographers 1919 – 1970, seeks to highlight several female artists that all made significant contributions to the field of fine art photography and the art world as a…
Interview with Karla Guerrero

Interview with Karla Guerrero

Karla Guerrero’s work emerged from visual abstractions and self-experiences in space. From the poetic and the phenomenological, her work is a combination of interior images and still life approaching concepts like the transient and the absent; memory, loss, and void. She obtained a Master’s Degree in the Social Developments of Artistic Culture from the University of Malaga, Spain. She studied…
Georgy Petrusov: Selected Photographs, 1930s-1940s

Georgy Petrusov: Selected Photographs, 1930s-1940s

One of the most prominent pioneers of Soviet photography, Petrusov (1903–1971) was instrumental in documenting major accomplishments in Soviet industry, architecture, sport, and culture. Our exhibition includes works representative of the artist’s striking experimental style, which was characterized by both structured compositions and fresh new perspectives. For example, in his View from Maxim Gorky Airplane (the Derzhprom), 1930, Petrusov shoots…
Dawoud Bey: Street Portraits

Dawoud Bey: Street Portraits

Stephen Daiter Gallery is pleased to present Dawoud Bey: Street Portraits. This exhibition coincides with the recent publication on the same series, Street Portraits by Dawoud Bey published by MACK (London, 2021). In the late 1980s, Bey began making portraits in his Brooklyn, Rochester, and Washington D.C. communities. This series marked the first time in which Bey transitioned from a…
Mike Smith: Streets of Boston

Mike Smith: Streets of Boston

This month, British publisher Stanley/Barker is releasing Mike Smith: Streets of Boston. In a recent interview, Mike discussed this 1970s work in relation to his later and more well-known photographs of Eastern Tennessee. “Of course…all experiences lead to the present. As an artist, I think change is important, so the work I am doing now and have done in East…
Galerie Karsten Greve: Sally Mann

Galerie Karsten Greve: Sally Mann

Galerie Karsten Greve is delighted to present its new exhibition dedicated to the work of the American photographer Sally Mann in its Parisian gallery. Following the success of her large retrospective Sally Mann: Mille et un passages (“Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings) at Jeu de Paume in 2019, the display is an opportunity to rediscover two iconic series by the…
Michael Bailey-Gates: A Glint In The Kindling

Michael Bailey-Gates: A Glint In The Kindling

The Ravestijn Gallery is proud to announce A Glint In The Kindling, the first exhibition in Europe and at the gallery of American artist Michael Bailey-Gates. In A Glint In The Kindling, photographs are made to affirm a coming reality. Transgressing against set gender roles, Michael imagines new ways of being within the confines of a gender binary. The pictures…
Nan Goldin: 1972–1977

Nan Goldin: 1972–1977

One of the most influential photographers of our time, Nan Goldin is widely known for her deeply personal photographs that unflinchingly document her life and the people in it. The fifteen images included here span Goldin’s shift from black-and-white to color photography and were all made in and around Boston, prior to her move to New York in 1978. Featuring…
Focus: Power, Agency, and Objectivity in Early Photography

Focus: Power, Agency, and Objectivity in Early Photography

British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–1879) once asked: “what is focus, and who has the right to say what focus is the legitimate focus?” Cameron’s question lies at the heart of this exhibition, which traces the early history of photography while probing how myths surrounding the perceived objectivity of this new medium conceal the power dynamics inherent in who photographs,…
Mark Peterson: White Noise

Mark Peterson: White Noise

In White Noise Mark Peterson examines the rhetoric of the White House on immigration and Muslim bans, and how this echoes and intersects with nationalism, Western chauvinism, white supremacy, neo-Nazis, and all those calling for an ethnostate in America. Peterson began his project as a means to understand the divisive mood of the country following the 2016 presidential election. His…
Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt is considered one of the founders of modern photography, alongside Walker Evans and Cartier-Bresson. Exploring English society, landscape and literature, his images are vital to our understanding of the history of photography and even the British way of life in the mid-20th century. Bill Brandt (born Hermann Wilhelm Brandt on May 3, 1904, in Hamburg, † December 20,…
Bjoern Persson: Here Forever

Bjoern Persson: Here Forever

Robert Klein Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition of photographs by internationally acclaimed wildlife photographer and activist Björn Persson. Based in Sweden, Persson’s large format black and white photographs ennoble the spirit of Africa’s treasured species and threatened wildlife. The exhibition is on view from August 10 through October 10, 2021, at Robert Klein Gallery (38 Newbury Street,…