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Montagne Magique Mystique

Montagne Magique Mystique

Photography, born in the 19th century, accompanied the discovery of the mountains. The year following its invention, the first photographers set up their darkrooms in the middle of the Alpine landscape. Most of them were enlightened amateurs, passionate about the new medium, which offered images of extraordinary precision. To record and fix the image from the action of light, a…
Philippe Chancel, Gary Green: Rebels & Dandys

Philippe Chancel, Gary Green: Rebels & Dandys

The spring 2021 exhibition at Galerie Miranda brings together two historical and littleknown bodies of photography that capture urban underground culture in Paris and New York in the late seventies and early eighties. At the time, Gary Green (b. 1956, USA) and Philippe Chancel (b. 1959, France) were both young photographers, in their first jobs and finding their footing as…
Bernd & Hilla Becher: PHOTO & PRINTED WORKS

Bernd & Hilla Becher: PHOTO & PRINTED WORKS

Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher are juxtaposed with printed works from the context of presentations and publications that exemplify the development of their influential oeuvre as well as the history of its reception. The view on posters, art prints, books, brochures, magazines, invitation cards in combination with analogue photographs gives a vivid impression of the many presentations and readings…
Michael Mulno: Facades

Michael Mulno: Facades

In these exquisitely printed, 8×10 inch, gelatin silver contact prints, Michael Mulno depicts small industrial, commercial, and residential structures, using a direct, frontal approach that allows each subject to display their modest forms and adornments, often including simple signage. The photographs chronicle a disappearing type of prosaic architecture within a shifting urban landscape. His methodology allows each building to present…
Przemysław Kot: Men’s cloakroom

Przemysław Kot: Men’s cloakroom

Przemysław Kot’s photos from the “Men’s cloakroom” set present portraits of men of different ages, specifically employees of a carpentry workshop. In addition to the characters shown, the background also becomes a silent hero. The title men’s cloakroom is an intimate and hermetic world. This place is like a silent witness of situations from which we would normally prefer to…
Diogo Baptista: Black Beast

Diogo Baptista: Black Beast

The name of this festivity, originally in Galician language, is A Rapa das Bestas, which means “The Shaving of the Beasts” It is an 400-year-old festival that takes place over four days, on the first weekend of July. The first morning, at half-past six in the morning, the church bells start ringing and firecrackers are released, in order to call…
Swee Sing Vincent Lim: Dancing Trees

Swee Sing Vincent Lim: Dancing Trees

One of the famous beaches in East Sumba, Indonesia is Walakiri Beach. What attracted many professional photographers are this unique mangrove trees. Another uniqueness of Walakiri Beach is the beach sand that has a texture like powder or wet cement when the tide are low. Most beautifully about this beach is that it is East – West facing; hence, you…
Ragnar B. Varga: Lost in Spain

Ragnar B. Varga: Lost in Spain

The photo series Lost in Spain came to life during my time in Spain from 2014 to 2017. This series includes both traditional street photography and staged pictures. I like to use light and shadow to construct visual space and to introduce images of solitary figures – anonymous and alone. My subjects often seem all alone as they embark on…
Nina Borowsky: ‘Girls and Dolls’ (Isolation)

Nina Borowsky: ‘Girls and Dolls’ (Isolation)

We find ourselves – as a global community – in a challenging and unprecedented situation. Faced with such unknowns, it is entirely natural to feel anxious or destabilised. My images was taking in Hampshire for the project ‘Girls and Dolls”(Isolation) Loneliness it’s an epidemic in our time but different kind. Many of us lacking of the social connections. In this…
Lewis Hine: The WPA National Research Project Photographs, 1936-37

Lewis Hine: The WPA National Research Project Photographs, 1936-37

A tale of collective ingenuity and individual perseverance in the shadow of national crisis is the subject of Lewis Hine: The WPA National Research Project Photographs, 1936-37, on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from April 15 through July 2. The Great Depression ravaged the United States in the 1930s, producing extreme levels of poverty and unemployment with a deep and…
Dirk Schlottmann: Korean shamanism – spirit possession

Dirk Schlottmann: Korean shamanism – spirit possession

“Korean shamanism – spirit possession” show Korean shamans of the North Korean Hwanghaedo-tradition in liminal moments. Liminal moments are periods in which they experience ecstasy and trance because they seek contact with spiritual entities or are possessed by gods, spirits or ancestors. They are in an intermediate position “betwixt and between” that is very difficult to describe and as a…
Greg Gorman: It’s Not About Me

Greg Gorman: It’s Not About Me

Greg Gorman’s exhibition is an assemblage of “outsiders” and auteurs who have come to define the cultural experience of a global audience. Gorman’s portraits not only reflect the true essence of these personalities, but also provide a record of the individuals that influenced and informed future generations. The works on display are a collection of images both unique and familiar.…
Franklin Liranzo: The Nude Yorker

Franklin Liranzo: The Nude Yorker

The following images are self-portraits that were shot in various parts of the world. In an attempt to unite or demonstrate the similarities we all share, I found a voice that I never knew existed. As a result I am now more confident, outgoing and outspoken. Franklin Liranzo is a professional photographer based in New York City. His body of…
Tomasz Przychodzień: Stone Cathedrals of the Karakoram Range

Tomasz Przychodzień: Stone Cathedrals of the Karakoram Range

“There is a mountain range ahead of me. Sometimes the sun burns it, sometimes it rains rain, it is often wrapped by fog. It never complains, never waits for acknowledgement. It is always majestic and always gives itself away.” – L. Boff When thinking about the Karakoram, colorful images never come to my mind first. Visiting this most majestic mountainous…
Timurtaş Onan: Istanbul – A City of Strange and Curious Moments

Timurtaş Onan: Istanbul – A City of Strange and Curious Moments

As one of the key figures of contemporary photography in Turkey and known for his projects in different concepts on Istanbul, Timurtaş Onan offers us a retrospective selection of his works between 2000-2020 in his new book ‘Istanbul: A City of Strange and Curious Moments’. Since the 1980s, when he started taking photographs, he has framed Istanbul many times and…
Rita Santanatoglia: 1943, journey in a story

Rita Santanatoglia: 1943, journey in a story

This series is my free interpretation of bombing of Rome in Second World War. On July 19 ,1943, the entire working class district of San Lorenzo was destroyed, 3000 Italian civilians were killed in the raids over five residential/railway districts. In those pictures I propose a journey from the future in this past,I just wanted identifying with feelings and the…
Emanuele Vitale: Seeing Beyond – Discoveries

Emanuele Vitale: Seeing Beyond – Discoveries

A discovery destined to revolutionize the world, in 1954, thanks to Giulio Natta, found the definitive consecration with the discovery of “Moplen” (polyethylene). A material that will enter into daily life and revolutionize each of us’ s customs and habits thanks also to the economic boom that will characterize the 50/60/70 years. The plastic, commonly called will have an increasingly…
Joachim Schmeisser: The Last of Their Kind

Joachim Schmeisser: The Last of Their Kind

From March 1st until April 25th and to celebrate the launch of the eponymous book, Echo Fine Arts is proud to present «The Last of Their Kind»: an online solo show featuring twenty-four large-format black and white animal portraits by German photographer Joachim Schmeisser. For years, the Hasselblad Masters winner has been photographing the last giants of Africa at close…
Valeria Sacchetti: Journey to the Lowlands

Valeria Sacchetti: Journey to the Lowlands

A road movie that tells the dream beyond the frontiers of the lowlanders, immersed in a microcosm, still unknown, in which time flows, slowly. There, time is fragmented, blurred and oniric where water has its own music and whispers the stories of the inhabitants. Family ties, my roots, the bucolic landscape, the abandoned places and animals: there in the Emilia…