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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,…
Roger Ballen: ROGER THE RAT

Roger Ballen: ROGER THE RAT

Throughout his career, Roger Ballen has pursued a singular artistic goal: to give expression to the human psyche—to explore visually, the hidden forces that shape who we are. In 60 black and white photographs a persona, Roger the Rat is created by Ballen, that is fundamentally archetypal even mythological, a half human, half animal character that has the capability to…
A Timeless Allure: The Photographic Art of George Hoyningen-Huene

A Timeless Allure: The Photographic Art of George Hoyningen-Huene

Hoyningen-Huene, often known simply as Huene, epitomised the connections between art, fashion and cinema. He worked primarily in Paris, New York and Hollywood and first gained international fame in the fields of sophisticated fashion and portrait photography. His carefully-lit studio compositions infused with elements of modernism, neoclassicism and surrealism made Huene one of the leading photographers at Vogue and Vanity…
Ken Light: Course of the Empire

Ken Light: Course of the Empire

A decade ago, Ken Light traveled across the United States photographing the country, an empire he realized was the most fragile of organisms. The photographs of the earlier years in this book create the context for understanding how America lost its way. Light reached all four corners of the country to document people across race, class and political lines. We…
Heinz Hajek-Halke: Experiment, Vintage Photographs: 1950 – 1970

Heinz Hajek-Halke: Experiment, Vintage Photographs: 1950 – 1970

Heinz Hajek-Halke (1898 – 1983) is one of the most important German photography artists of the 20th century. Born in Berlin, raised in South America, his activities in Berlin during the 1920s and 1930s were numerous. He worked as a press illustrator, photo reporter, picture editor, and advertising photographer. During this period, the subject matter and the experimental nature of…
Nadezda Nikolova Kratzer – Elemental Forms, Landscape

Nadezda Nikolova Kratzer – Elemental Forms, Landscape

HackelBury Fine Art, London is pleased to present: Elemental Forms, Landscape, a solo exhibition of new work by Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer in which her love of nature and concern for the environment is reflected in her abstract landscapes which capture “the still point of the turning world”. (T.S. Eliot ‘Four Quartets’). Nikolova-Kratzer chooses a balancing act in her work between control…
Ernest C. Withers: I’ll Take You There

Ernest C. Withers: I’ll Take You There

The Fahey/Klein gallery is pleased to present “Ernest Withers: I’ll Take You There”, an exhibition hosted in conjunction with his recently published book, “The Revolution in Black and White” (CityFiles Press). This exhibition and publication are a record of African American life in the South during the mid-20th century. Withers’s photographs of Beale Street, family life in Memphis, the rise…
Diane Arbus curated by Carrie Mae Weems

Diane Arbus curated by Carrie Mae Weems

Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of 45 photographs by Diane Arbus, curated by acclaimed contemporary artist Carrie Mae Weems. A long-time admirer of Arbus’s work, Weems has selected images spanning Arbus’s fifteen-year career, from 1956 until her death in 1971. Weems has cited Arbus, along with David Hammons, as artists of paramount importance to her. To inaugurate…
Paul Ickovic: In Transit

Paul Ickovic: In Transit

Robert Klein Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition “In Transit: Photographs by Paul Ickovic” at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BnF) in Paris. The exhibition presents a selection of street scenes and improvised portraits made by Paul Ickovic (Czech-American, b. 1944) beginning in the 1960s. The exhibition also highlights through archival materials the close bond the photographer forged with…
Monovisions Awards 2021 Winners Announced!

Monovisions Awards 2021 Winners Announced!

MonoVisions Awards are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 photo contest, selecting the winning photographs from 3550 entries from across the globe! Japanese photographer Kohei Ueno won the single photo category. His entry, titled In My Own Bubble, which is an image of Thibault Guignes, one of the French national freediving champions, won the Black & White Photo…
Stanko Abadzic: Aktovi

Stanko Abadzic: Aktovi

The exhibition includes Stanko Abadžic’s silver gelatin prints of the nude, a sensitive subject that Abadžic frequently studies. In these works, the nude is rendered innocent as Abadžic emphasizes light and shadow in relationship to the female form. Finding solace in beauty, Abadžic creates harmonious opportunities for stillness and romance. Stanko Abadžic is a Croatian photographer specializing in black and…
Flying Train “Wuppertal Schwebebahn” in Germany, 1902

Flying Train “Wuppertal Schwebebahn” in Germany, 1902

Construction on the actual Schwebebahn began in 1898, overseen by the government’s master builder, Wilhelm Feldmann. On 24 October 1900, Emperor Wilhelm II participated in a monorail trial run. In 1901 the railway came into operation. It opened in sections: the line from Kluse to Zoo/Stadion opened on 1 March, the line to the western terminus at Vohwinkel opened on…
Vintage: Historic B&W photos of Brussels in 1908

Vintage: Historic B&W photos of Brussels in 1908

During the 19th century, the population of Brussels grew considerably; from about 80,000 to more than 625,000 people for the city and its surroundings. The Senne had become a serious health hazard, and from 1867 to 1871, under the tenure of the city’s then-mayor, Jules Anspach, its entire course through the urban area was completely covered over. This allowed urban…
Claudio Ahlers: The Locks of Lockdown

Claudio Ahlers: The Locks of Lockdown

With his fine art photography series entitled The Locks of Lockdown, Bristol based German fine art photographer Claudio Ahlers attempts to express the multitude of feelings, and at times raw emotions, people around the world lived through during the many long months of lockdown. His enigmatic and mysterious photographs express this extraordinary experience of our lifetime in uncompromisingly visceral ways.…
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…