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MCNY’s new outdoor exhibit: ’New York Responds’
At this moment of crisis and change, the Museum of the City of New York wants to share your stories of how our city is experiencing both the COVID-19 pandemic and the uprising against police violence. Beginning on July 23, the Museum will unveil the first phase of an outdoor installation featuring some of the many images that have already been submitted to us.
The Magnum Square Print Sale supporting NAACP in collaboration with Vogue
Signed or estate-stamped, museum-quality 6x6'' prints by Magnum Photos and Vogue photographers for $100, available for one week only. Magnum Photographers and Vogue will both be donating 50% of their proceeds to the NAACP.
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal...
See, listen and speak clearly with powerful multimedia art addressing equality and the power of joy. Cincinnati Art Museum will present Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal... the first comprehensive mid-career survey of the work of this influential artist from Sept. 4 through Nov. 8.
Paul D’Haese - Borderline
Borderline is a work carried out during hiking trips along the northern French coast. Paul D'Haese focuses on the border between the built-up country and the wide sea.
Stock Photography Then and Now: The Rise of a New Aesthetic
Stock photos influence our daily decisions in the most subtle of ways. You spot them everywhere unknowingly; they're well disguised on billboards, posters, online campaigns, and even your inbox. If 10 years ago you could look at an image and immediately label it as stock, today that line is blurred. Stock photography underwent an aesthetics metamorphosis in the past decade, making our Depositphotos library a treasure to mark this evolution in visual communication.
The Stunning Winning Images of AAP Magazine 11 Travels
Out of thousands of entries, these remarkable photographers come from around the world with 17 different countries being represented.
Photo l.a.’s first edition of Virtual Collect + Connect
Join us online June 27th - 28th for our first-ever virtual photo fair. We've reimagined the traditional fair space to digitally connect galleries and private dealers, collectors, photographers and enthusiasts from around the globe.
Albumen Gallery Online Exhibitions Archive
When in 2012 Albumen Gallery was set up in London, reaching out to an international community of photography lovers and collectors was a fundamental aspect of the gallery's strategy. Creating an online presence was key. We recognised at the outset that in order to be successful Albumen Gallery would have to present itself through the gallery website with the same degree of welcoming immediacy, content, presentation and client service and collection advise as a brick and mortar gallery welcoming photography lovers through its door.
Carmignac Photojournalism Award Presents Congo in Conversation
The 11th Carmignac Photojournalism Award on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)-was granted to Canadian-British photographer Finbarr O'Reilly.
What impact has the Coronavirus Pandemic on Photographers?
As the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to cause major disruptions to our daily lives with more than two billion people worldwide isolated in their homes, we asked renowned photographers what impact the current situation has on their life and work. Here are their personal and heartfelt answers as well as a sample of their work.
Unusual festivals from around Japan: Fire Festivals
Since ancient times, fire festivals were believed to ensure abundant harvests, ward off disease, remove ritual impurity (kegare) and expel evil spirits. Such festivals, with their roots deep in local culture and preserving their own traditions, have been passed down over the centuries without interruption and are still performed today as annual events.
Amazing Winners and Finalists of All About Photo Awards 2020
The prestigious photo competition, All About Photo Awards - The Mind's Eye, organized by All About Photo is pleased to reveal the winning photographers of 2020
Magnum Square Print Sale in collaboration with The Everyday Projects
'Turning Points' Magnum's Square Print Sale, in collaboration with The Everyday Projects, runs from Monday, April 6, 9AM EST to Sunday, 12 April, 6PM EST, 2020. Signed or estate- stamped, museum-quality, 6x6" prints from over 100 visual artists will exceptionally be available for $100, for 5 days only, from magnumphotos.com/shop.
Events From Home
All About Photo is committed to bringing you the very best in photography during these difficult times. We believe that photography can be a powerful tool for helping us make sense of the world and connect with one another. If you can, continue to work, share your photography, and connect with the photographic community.
Corona Walks & PRESENT AT HOME
Belgium is currently in lock down. We can only go outside to get food and some people are allowed to go to their work. We can go outside for a walk and once a day around 6:30 pm, Stephan Vanfleteren leaves with his camera to the sea, forest, fields... He named his walks: Corona walks.
List of Cultural Events Cancelled Because of Coronavirus
While the number of known cases are on the rise, cultural events are cancelled worldwide to prevent the spreading of the virus. Here is a list of exhibitions, festivals, lectures, courses... that were cancelled or postponed. We will update the list on a daily basis.
Museum of the City of New York: The City Within
Before it became part of New York City in 1898, Brooklyn was a city of its own-the fourth largest in the nation. Even today, as New York's most populous borough, Brooklyn remains a "city within the city," three times the size of Manhattan. It is from this point of inspiration that The City Within: Brooklyn Photographs by Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb presents more than thirty images by celebrated photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb.
L’oeil Urbain Photographic Festival
Sub-Saharan Africa is highlighted in this eighth edition of the Urban Eye festival; a territory of 48 states located south of the Sahara, so vast that it might seem futile to hope to encompass it and to define its contours in terms of photography. The pitfall is indeed to approach the subject from the angle of stereotypes, of the postcard in search of picturesque and a certain miserabilism where it would only be a question of slavery and colonialism. Generalities cannot take precedence over the contemporary reality of this vast territory, above all remarkable for its diversity. The vitality of current photography in Africa is a reflection of this excitement of a continent in turmoil in a globalized world; an emerging contemporary photography carried by a young generation of talented African photographers.
Nick Brandt: This Empty World, Inherit The Dust
Photographer Nick Brandt's most recent works -- "This Empty World" and "Inherit the Dust" -- remind us of the grandeur and fragility of the disappearing natural world. The series calls attention to the degradation of East African landscapes as runaway development threatens both the animals and people who live there. The cinematic and emotional images are an important and timely call to conservation. The exhibition, open April 2 through June 21 at Fotografiska New York, places Brandt's most recent series alongside behind-the-scenes images of his unique process.
The Essence of Work: Photographs by Masahi Mitsui
Nikkei National Geographic, Jadite Galleries and Photographers Associates Tokyo Present: The Essence of Work, Photographs by Masahi Mitsui; Nikkei National Geographic Photo Award Grand Prize WinnerA tribute to the unwavering spirit of working people -- 20 years of reportage inside Asia.<
Eternal Youth By Dan Hall at JM Gallery in London
Photographer Dan Hall exhibits Eternal Youth at JM Gallery in London from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 March 2020. Profits from prints and an accompanying photo-book will be in aid of Young Minds and Age UK.
JustWatch at 836M
We are very pleased to welcome you on March 19th, 2020 to the opening reception of JustWatch at 836M, a group exhibition featuring, for their first time in California, five emerging young photographers from around the world.
The Photography Show and The Video Show 2020 announce five more legends for the Super Stage
Following the announcement that Chase Jarvis will headline the 2020 event, The Photography Show and The Video Show has revealed five more inspiring speakers who will take to the Super Stage when it returns to Birmingham's NEC from 14-17 March. Once again commanding some of the industry's most influential photographers and filmmakers, the UK's largest photography and moving image co-located event is also set to welcome Susan Meiselas, Gavin Free, Ross Halfin, Juno Calypso and Brooke Shaden.
Sony World Photography Awards Announce the Professional Finalists Photographers
The World Photography Organisation is pleased to reveal the finalist and shortlisted photographers in the Professional competition for the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. Also included are details of new photographic projects by Sony Professional Grant2019 recipients. Works by both Professional competition finalists and Grant recipients will go on display as part of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020 exhibition at Somerset House this April.
Selection of photographers for the 5th edition of the International Photo Festival Leiden
The International Photo Festival Leiden (IPFL) is proud to present the names of the 15 selected talented photographers, who will display their work to the general public in an open air exhibition in Leiden during the photo festival from 9 to 17 May 2020. Out of 127 photo submissions from all over Europe, the professional jury, led by jury chairwoman Philippien Noordam (Art Advisor for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, jury member for the National Portrait Prize and chairwoman of the Dutch Association for Corporate Art Collections), made a balanced and well-considered choice. The selection gives a fine impression of the diverse talent of these up-and-coming photographers, originating from the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden and Germany, among others. All genres are represented: from documentary to portrait, from landscape to macro photography. The entries were evaluated by the jury in complete anonymity.
Guy Bourdin: Follow Me
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography presents a retrospective exhibition of Guy Bourdin, one of the most influential photographers of the second half of the 20th century, the French artist, innovator and revolutionary of fashion photography. The exhibition will feature more than 50 of the photographer's most recognizable works from variousyears, from the 1950s to the mid-1980s. For forty years, Guy Bourdin surprised and shocked readers of glossy magazines with provocative images, pushing the boundaries of commercial photography and changing the viewer's perception of fashion photography.
Quinn: A Journey
British photographer, artist, and writer, Lottie Davies has created a large-scale multimedia project, Quinn - a meditation on grief, loss, loneliness, the human search for meaning, and the possibility of redemption through time and landscape. Using a variety of media and installations, it recounts the eponymous fictional story of a young man, William Henry Quinn, who is walking from the south-west of England to the far north of Scotland in post-Second World War Britain. This new, major iteration of Quinn will premiere at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum as an exhibition running from 14 February - 31 May 2020.
David Stewart: Geoffrey Valentine
Geoffrey Valentine marks a dramatic shift in subject matter for the acclaimed British photographer David Stewart (b.1958) and his second solo exhibition at photography gallery Wren London (14 February - 09 April 2020). Documenting a persistently taboo subject matter in Geoffrey Valentine, Stewart presents unflinching portraits of his dead father lying in a coffin in a chapel of rest. While a deeply personal topic, Stewart's rendering of it signifies a continuation of his desire to reflect the events taking place in the world around him. Here Stewart has incorporated no lighting or staging to manipulate the imagery other than that already set up by the funeral parlour and so it appears exactly how it appeared to Stewart at the time.
Catherine Edelman Gallery: New Formations
Catherine Edelman Gallery is pleased to debut the work of international photographers Nicolás Combarro, Hannah Hughes and Lilly Lulay, alongside well-known Chicagoan, Aimée Beaubien, in New Formations. The show opens January 17 and runs through March 7, 2020.
Workshop ’Georgian Diaries’ with Stefano De Luigi and Maciek Nabrdalik
VII Photo Agency has been organizing the VII Masterclass - an exhaustive training program taking place in Europe over the course of seven months with three sessions of four days each. The current edition takes place in Barcelona. Now, in addition, we have decided to offer an intensive in-the-field traveling experience.
Exhibition of the finalists of the Arte Laguna Prize at the Arsenale Nord in Venice
The finalists exhibition of Arte Laguna Prize returns to the historic spaces of the Arsenale Nord in Venice. 120 works from all over the world are the finalists of the 14th edition of the competition, telling the current state of international contemporary art.
Palm Springs Photo Festival: 3 Day Workshop with Erwin Olaf
This is a rare opportunity to spend 2 days with one of Europe's acknowledged masters of the medium. In 2018, Erwin Olaf came to Palm Springs to teach his master class at PSPF and fell in love with Palm Springs - so much so that he was inspired to return the following September for an extended period with a crew of dozens to create his latest major body of work entitled Palm Springs, now published in book form and exhibited throughout the world.
75 Portraits of Holocaust Survivors Photographed by Martin Schoeller
The show, "Survivors - Faces of Life after the Holocaust," in Essen, Germany, includes 75 recent photographs by the German-born artist Martin Schoeller
Finding Your Vision Workshop with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb
Do you know where you're going next with your photography-or where it's taking you? This intensive weekend workshop will help photographers begin to understand their own distinct way of seeing the world. It also will help photographers figure out their next step photographically-from deepening their own unique vision, to the process of discovering and making a long-term project that they're passionate about.
Life Interrupted: A photography exhibition focused on lives altered by circumstance
The Plaxall Gallery & Long Island City Artists (LIC-A) invite you to join us for the Opening Reception of Life Interrupted curated by Orestes Gonzalez. Orestes Gonzalez writes 'It has been an ever existing condition of my photography work to listen to stories of people and their life journeys. These stories have always filled me with curiosity and have influenced my way of photographing the narratives that I find important. One constant that I've found is the ambiguity of fate in people's lives. No matter how well planned you try to live your life, life always has other plans for you. It is these disruptions that our artists so brilliantly interpret here. We invite you to witness how people, for the most part, maneuver these life interruptions with strength, humor, and dignity.'
Announcing photo l.a. 2020 Exhibitors
The 28th edition of photo l.a. would like to proudly welcome you to visit our exhibitors at the historic Barker Hangar, Santa Monica from January 30th - February 2nd, 2020. Our curated selection of 60+ local and international galleries, dealers, collectives, leading not-for-profits, art schools, and global booksellers will offer an extensive selection of photographic works. From the Classic Masters to the Contemporary Greats, all will gather and be showcased during photo l.a. 2020!
Erik Hijweege : New Habitat
Across the globe, more and more species are in peril. According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, over 19,000 species are facing extinction. The ice-covered waters, savannahs and rainforests that they have called home for generations are steadily swallowed by human-dominated areas.
Steven Forster:  4 Decades of New Orleans Iconography
The exhibition, open to the public, demonstrates his cultural connection with the city of New Orleans and the entertainment industry. Forster, a native New Orleanian & staple of the media business for over four decades, says, "The city of New Orleans, with its gravitational pull on the creative class, has fed my creativity the way that it feeds others crawfish & gumbo." Forster's collection highlights photographs of jazz legends & current celebrities.
Alexander Rodchenko. From the Still Art Foundation Collection
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography presents an exhibition of photographs by the outstanding Russian avant-garde artist Alexander Rodchenko from the collection of the Still Art Foundation, established by Elena and Mikhail Karisalov. The exhibition will include Rodchenko's works of different years, from the first photographic experiments of the 1920s to the end of the 1930s.
Coincidences by Jonathan Higbee
Coincidences, the first monograph from American photographer Jonathan Higbee, comprises over ten years of Higbee's work on the streets of New York City, including iconic and never-before-published photographs. A self-professed love letter to New York, Higbee captures moments of serendipity when people and their surroundings collide in beautiful, humorous and sometimes extraordinary ways. Aperture Gallery & Bookstore will host a book release and reception for Coincidences on Tuesday, November 5 at 6:30pm.
Lina Scheynius: My Photo Books
These books. My sketchbooks or notebooks. The space where I feel completely free to show my photographs the way I want to show it. A place where I can try out and experiment. Sometimes fall, sometimes surprise myself. Each book a testament of where I was and who I was when I made it.
Winner of the German Photo Book Award 2019/20: Minkkinen
Working with the body in natural and urban landscapes - without assistants and without manipulation - Minkkinen's self- portraiture stands as one of genre's longest, nonstop continuities in the history of photography.
Sony World Photography Awards reveals new categories for 2020
Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards are one of the most important fixtures in the global photographic calendar. The Awards are a global voice for photography and provide a vital insight into contemporary photography today. For both established and emerging artists, the Awards offer world-class opportunities for exposure of their work.
Koudelka Shooting Holy Land: The Disc Edition
A unique edition of the award-winning documentary, Koudelka Shooting Holy Land on acclaimed Czech photographer, Josef Koudelka (Magnum Photos), will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD and offered for online rent. Including over 60 minutes of never-before-seen additional material - rare interviews with Koudelka in his Paris studio, edit-room-floor scenes released for the first time, and a Q&A with Koudelka and director Baram filmed in front of a live audience.
Discover the Jury of All About Photo Awards 2020
Our 5th edition of the All About Photo Awards invites photographers from around the world to submit their best work for consideration. In reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson's photo essay, The Mind's Eye investigates the depth and thoughts behind each image.Prizes:Winners will receive $10,000 in cash awards, extensive press coverage and global recognition. The grand prize is $5,000, the 2nd prize is $2,000, the 3rd prize is $1,500, the 4th prize is $1,000 and the 5th prize is $500!All winners will have their work published/showcased on the website Lenscratch, Daylighted, All About Photo Winners Gallery and AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2020".
Photo L.A. announces the 28th edition
photo l.a. is the longest - running international photography fair on the West Coast and has hosted over 700 galleries, private dealers, and publishers since its inception in 1992. The 28th edition of photo l.a. will take place January 30 – February 2, 2020 and will feature photography from more than 60 local and international galleries and dealers. The annual event welcomes over 10,000 attendees from the international photography and art community, including collectors, curators, and art lovers. In addition to galleries, the historic Barker Hangar's sweeping 35,000 square foot space will host a curated roster of collectives, leading non-profit organizations, art schools, and global booksellers.
PhotoNOLA 2019 December 11-14
The fourteenth annual PhotoNOLA takes place December 11-14, 2019 with a broad range of photography exhibitions on display throughout the month. From museums to cafés, 70 exhibitions will be on view, featuring work by William Christenberry, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Tammy Mercure, Sandro Miller, Richard Sexton, and Mickalene Thomas, among others. Workshops with Lois Conner, Lisa Elmaleh and Isaac Diggs are scheduled, along with book signings, collection tours, and numerous artist talks.
The Winners of AAP Magazine 8 Street
The results of the Call for Entry "Street" are now live! For this 8th edition of AAP Magazine we received more than 1900 images! It was wonderful to discover so many great works and compelling pictures. Selecting the winners was certainly not an easy task, but in the end I hope you will enjoy this collection of photographs. You will be able to discover the full portfolios when the magazine is published. In the meantime you can discover a sample of the 24 winning photographers that will be featured. Congratulations to all the photographers who submitted their work and of course to the winners!
The Magnum Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture
Hidden, the October 2019 Magnum Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture, will bring together a selection of over 100 images by international photographic artists.
Workshop: Room to Dream in the South of France with Aline Smithson
Room to Dream will inspire all levels of photographers to not only capture the beauty of the South of France, but make work that is artful, personal, and filled with magic. Aline will lecture each morning, providing inspiration for new ways of seeing and creating work. Easy assignments will be given, leaving plenty of time to capture the beauty of the place. Afternoons may include field trips to museums, vintage open-air markets, a swim in Mediterranean, trips to Cannes or Nice, a ferry ride to the Isle of St. Marguerite or simply strolling in town with a camera in hand.
Michael Light: Lake Lahontan - Lake Bonneville
San Francisco-based photographer Michael Light's (b. 1963) fourth Radius book of his aerial survey Some Dry Space: An Inhabited West journeys into the vast geological space and time of the Great Basin—the heart of a storied national "void" that is both actual and psychological, treasured as much for its tabula rasa possibilities as it is hated for its utter hostility to human needs.
Leica Women Foto Project 2019 Award Recipients
Following the launch of the Leica Women Foto Project earlier this year - a platform dedicated to the expansion of diversity and inclusion in photography - Leica Camera USA is proud to announce the three recipients of the inaugural Leica Women Foto Project Award. From over 600 submissions across the United States, photographers Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova and Eva Woolridge were selected by a prestigious panel of judges in the photography, art and entertainment industries to each receive $10,000 and a Leica Q2 to pursue a personal project that tells a story through the female viewpoint.
Exhibition: Rankin from Portraiture to Fashion
In the first its kind, Rankin's first solo exhibition in Milan since his 2016 Fashion Week project Outside In, Rankin: From Portraiture to Fashion allows the iconic photographer to experiment with one of his most complex gallery productions to date. Showcasing Rankin's picks of his favourite images - including those of his best known subjects and his more conceptual work. Rankin: From Portraiture to Fashion is an archival tour through Rankin's best known work and introduces this industry-leading photographer to a new generation of photography collectors. Taking place across four months this show will rotate work, constantly evolving in time with Milan's cultural calendar - celebrating, amongst others, Vogue Photo Festival (November), Fashion Film Festival (November) and Women's Fashion Week (February). Allowing the photographer to explore not only his own work but the cultural appetites and changing moods of a leading European city.
Lakin Ogunbanwo at Niki Cryon Gallery
Niki Cryan Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of two photographic series; e wá wo mi and Are We Good Enough from acclaimed Nigerian artist Lakin Ogunbanwo. His interest in expanding the contemporary African visual archive began in 2012 with his acclaimed ongoing project, Are We Good Enough. In this series, he documents hats worn as cultural signifiers by various ethnic groups in Nigeria.
Back to Rome of 1969, John R. Pepper
After recent exhibitions featuring emerging photographers, RAW Streetphoto Gallery is opening its new season on September 13th with a solo exhibition of internationally known Italian/American photographer John R. Pepper with an exhibition of his early analogue photography award winning series 'Rome 1969: An Homage to Italian Neo-Realism' taken when he was 12 years old.
Shane Balkowitsch makes portraits of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg
On Tuesday, October 8, North Dakotan wet plate collodion artist Shane Balkowitsch had the chance to make several portraits of Swedish environmental activist and 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg during her visit to North Dakota in support of indigenous groups fighting Dakota Access oil pipeline. Many in the Standing Rock tribe consider the pipeline a threat to the region's clean water and to ancient burial grounds. The shoot took place at Standing Rock, ND where Thunberg was being honored by tribal leaders for her work to fight climate change. During the closing ceremony, Thunberg was bestowed with a Lakota Native American name "Maphiyata echiyatan his win" which translates as "woman who came from the heavens."
Getty Museum Acquires Photographs by Laura Aguilar
The Los Angeles photographer Laura Aguilar, who died last year at the age of 59, created work that explored her own identity, challenged traditional notions of beauty, and celebrated the ties that bound her to the Latinx, queer, and working-class communities in the city. Now, a group of the artist's most important works will remain in Los Angeles, with the J. Paul Getty Museum announcing the acquisition of 35 photographs from five series that span Aguilar's 30-year career.
The Other Side of Christmas by Barry Salzman
Barry Salzman is an award-winning contemporary artist who currently works in photography, video and mixed media and whose projects have been shown widely around the world. His photographic work in particular, began with a fascination for the practice as a teenager, during a time when it served as a way for him to grapple with the racial segregation in Apartheid South Africa.
Results of ’The Poetry of Shadows’ curated by Sandrine Hermand-Grisel
Being asked to jury "The Poetry of Shadows" was a difficult but fascinating experience. Thank you for allowing me to discover so many incredible images; I was captivated by the stories you had to tell, your unique point of view and the intensity of your images. Mysterious, magical, intense, timeless, sometimes nostalgic... mastering the shadows in photography is an art in itself. It is a story in its own right, a unique form of expression. Thank you to everyone who submitted their work for showcasing the significance and beauty of photography.
Joe Vitone: Family Records
Do not miss the beautiful exhibition "Joe Vitone: Family Records" at the Akron Art Museum until October 27, 2019. Family Records is an ongoing series of portraits of photographer Joe Vitone's relatives living in and around Akron, Ohio. Begun in 1998, this body of work documents evolving interpersonal connections between parents and children, siblings, spouses, cousins and other relations within working class communities of the Rust Belt region.
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