2018

Object Lessons: Photography at Cornell, 1869-2018

Object Lessons: Photography at Cornell, 1869-2018

Photographs have been collected at Cornell since at least 1869, when the university accepted an unusual gift presented by President A. D. White: a photograph of the moon. For White, photographs were part of the arsenal of study tools required by a modern university. They accumulated on campus under his leadership, alongside books, manuscripts, models, and plaster casts. The moon…
Cristina García Rodero: Lalibela

Cristina García Rodero: Lalibela

In this volume, the award-winning photographer Cristina García Rodero presents the images she took in Lalibela, an Ethiopian World-Heritage city of the eleventh century, which is a holy city and an important pilgrimage site for the Coptic Christians of Ethiopia. They are black-and-white images that bear García Rodero’s unmistakable mark. The viewer is captivated by the intense spirituality and the…
Benita Suchodrev: 48 Hours Blackpool

Benita Suchodrev: 48 Hours Blackpool

From sunrise to sunset, on the famous promenade and surrounding alleys in the resort town on the Irish Sea, the Russian-American-Berliner Benita Suchodrev lets life unfold before her camera. Relying on her intuition, during a couple of summer days the photographer documents her encounters with strangers. Her manner is daring and swift, always capturing the ‘decisive moment.’ Like all her…
Masao Yamamoto: Microcosm Macrocosm

Masao Yamamoto: Microcosm Macrocosm

The Japanese artist Yamamoto Masao first studied oil painting, before he discovered photography as his ideal medium due to its particular capacity to evoke memory. Yamamoto is known for his small-format silver gelatin prints, which he reworks through tinting, painting over them, or other manual interventions to the point that they take on the character od objects carrying reminiscences of…
Ute Mahler & Werner Mahler: ESSENCES – Photographs from four decades

Ute Mahler & Werner Mahler: ESSENCES – Photographs from four decades

As part of EMOP Berlin – European Month of Photography 2018, Galerie Springer Berlin is showing works by the photographers Ute Mahler and Werner Mahler for the first time and in doing so enriching the gallery’s programme. The comprehensive exhibition “Essences – Photography from four decades” includes works by Ute Mahler and Werner Mahler from various creative periods. The gallery…
Zhang Hai’er: Les filles

Zhang Hai’er: Les filles

Since the rise of modern feminism, and with increased urgency in the last half century as women have become familiar in new social roles, ‘the male gaze’ has been the subject of polemic debate. How should women be looked at? How should they be portrayed? How do they want to be seen? Why does the feminine body cleave to an…
Yannig Hedel: Quarter past twelve

Yannig Hedel: Quarter past twelve

Relentless street walker, Yannig Hedel (born in fRance, 1948) has been tracking the race of time on the urban architecture for 50 years, day after day, season after seasons, and offers us an extensive and coherent lifetime body of work. While everything around him is accelerating, Yannig Hedel takes his time. And more precisely, he takes photographs of time itself!…
Resonance of Exile / Resonanz von Exil

Resonance of Exile / Resonanz von Exil

After the successful launch in 2017, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg’s exhibition series exploring the history of artists who experienced life in exile now continues with Resonance of Exile. Last year, the first presentation in the series shed light on the sharp discontinuities in the biographies and oeuvres of four women artists who were forced to leave their native countries.…
Radoslaw Pujan: Women

Radoslaw Pujan: Women

In the book, different levels and nuances of the feminity are being explored. From fragile, emotional, through demonstrative and strong, to seducing and erotic. The images are telling a story of depicted women, sometimes in a graphical way, the other time in a sensual and deep form. Each composition is complex, blending a light narration with a woman’s deep emotions…
Jerry Uelsmann: NOW

Jerry Uelsmann: NOW

NOW (RECENT WORK), features a selection of new images from one of the most innovative photographers of the last half-century, Jerry Uelsmann. Renowned for his revolutionary multiple exposure printing technique, where multiple negatives and enlargers are employed in the darkroom and several images are fused to create a single photograph, Uelsmann’s images blend the familiar with the abstract to create…
Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Published to coincide with the centennial of Arnold Newman’s birth, Arnold Newman: One Hundred offers a celebratory look at 100 of the photographer’s most provocative and memorable images. Arnold Newman is widely renowned for pioneering and popularizing the environmental portrait. He placed his sitters in surroundings representative of their professions, aiming to capture the essence of an individual’s life and…
Vivian Maier: Revealed: Selections from the Archives

Vivian Maier: Revealed: Selections from the Archives

The exhibition features a selection of over 30 black and white photographs by American street photographer Vivian Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009). It is the first exhibition of Maier’s photography in Westchester County. Unknown during her lifetime, Maier worked as a full-time nanny while pursuing her photography consistently over five decades. Her black and white photographs-mostly from…
Saul Leiter: In My Room

Saul Leiter: In My Room

Saul Leiter’s intimate photographs of his muses over three decades will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery. Deeply personal and contemplative, many of the images in Saul Leiter: In My Room share tender moments underscored by the subjects’ trust in the photographer. The exhibition, which includes work from the mid-1940s through the early 1960s, will be the subject of…
Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Photographs by Arnold Newman, one of the most influential portraitists of the 20th century, will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from May 10 through June 30, 2018. Celebrating the centennial of Newman’s birth, the exhibition of 45 works from the 1930s through the 1990s will present the finest, most nuanced prints yet to be seen in one show,…
Arthur Elgort: Ballet

Arthur Elgort: Ballet

Following his career-spanning monograph The Big Picture, Arthur Elgort pays homage to his first love and eternal muse in this new collection of photographs. Through Elgort’s lens we encounter ballet not onstage but behind the scenes where the hard work is done. On this journey through the hallways and rehearsal spaces of some of the world’s most distinguished ballet schools,…
Robert Frank: The Lines of My Hand

Robert Frank: The Lines of My Hand

The book was originally published by Yugensha in Tokyo in 1972, and this new Steidl edition, made in close collaboration with Frank, follows and updates the first US edition by Lustrum Press of 1972. The Lines of My Hand is structured chronologically and presents selections from every stage of Frank’s work until 1972―from early photos in Switzerland in 1945–46, to…
Alex Manchev: La sensualità femminile

Alex Manchev: La sensualità femminile

The photographer explores feminine beauty standing before the perpetual challenge and inspiration for artists – the naked female body. Great artists recreate and explore it on canvases and stone. Nowadays this topic is explored in both cinema and photography, giving birth to many masterpieces, putting on pedestal female emotionality and beauty with the help of the aesthetic view on the…
Seydou Keïta: Bamako Portraits

Seydou Keïta: Bamako Portraits

In the 1950s and 60s, a colourful collection of inhabitants of Bamako, capital of Mali, posed for the camera belonging to Seydou Keïta (1921-2001, Mali). People came to Keïta’s studio to have their picture taken in the best and most beautiful way: wearing extravagant dresses made of wonderful textiles with splendid forms of head dress, or in a modern western…
David Goldblatt: Fietas Fractured

David Goldblatt: Fietas Fractured

This book presents photos by David Goldblatt taken between 1952 and 2016 of Fietas in Johannesburg, with an emphasis on his 1976–77 images of the suburb’s last Indian residents before they were forcibly removed under apartheid. Known affectionately by its inhabitants as Fietas, though officially called Pageview, this was one of the city’s few “non-racial” suburbs, where Malay, African, Chinese,…