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Rencontres d’Arles de la Photographie 2021
This summer, we will be especially happy to welcome you to Arles for the Rencontres de la photographie. More than ever, we need to get together and celebrate culture. The 51st edition did not take place in 2020, a year without festivals. In 2021, we will offer you the 52nd, a balance between key shows that could not be held last year and exciting new proposals. This is a transitional year between two directors: we welcomed Christoph Wiesner as the new head of the festival in September 2020.
Easton Nights by Peter Ydeen
Easton Nights is the solo show featuring a selection of works of the American photographer Peter Ydeen curated by Camilla Boemio. The images were selected with the aim of showcasing the myriad facets of Ydeen!s nocturnal narrative. Ydeen is well known for depicting urban landscapes whose complexities are described by the beauty of the mundane world.
La Villa by Dominique Tarlé
50 years ago, the biggest rock band in the world, the Rolling Stones, landed in the south of France. Following various tax woes in England, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor decided to come and seek shelter in France. The young photographer Dominique Tarlé who had known the band for a few years in London and on tour, came to join his favorite musicians in order to immortalize them in this new environment...
Tommaso Protti Amazonia
The 10th Carmignac Photojournalism Award is dedicated to the Amazon and the issues related to its deforestation. It is chaired by Yolanda Kakabadse, Minister of the Environment of Ecuador between 1998 and 2000 and President of WWF from 2010 to 2017. The Award was awarded to Tommaso Protti.
All About Photo is Pleased to Present Since Seeing You
All About Photo is pleased to present Since Seeing You by Ruth Lauer-Manenti. Part of the exclusive online showroom developed by All About Photo, this exhibition is on view for the entire month of June 2021 and includes twenty photographs from the series Since Seeing You.
Photographic Festival: L’oeil Urbain
L'OEil Urbain Festival explores themes related to new urban realities. This photographic festival - including the ninth edition will be held from May 27 to July 4, 2021 - has become an unmissable event on in France
Belfast Photo Festival presents a bold vision of the future
Belfast Photo Festival, Northern Ireland's premier visual arts festival, will take over art galleries and public spaces throughout Belfast this June with a host of timely exhibitions exploring the role of photography in imagining new visions of the future.
Platinum by William Klein
FIFTY ONE TOO is pleased to present a series of 9 platinum prints by the influential American photographer, filmmaker, graphic designer and painter William Klein (born in 1928 in the US, lives and works in Paris, France). The exhibition features some of the most well known images that this 'enfant terrible of photography' made in commission for Vogue magazine in the 1950s and 60s and that are now considered a milestone in fashion photography. The platinum printing process - known for its exceptional quality, durability and beauty - gives these legendary photographs an unprecedented depth, sharpness and tonal range, spectacular to discover in person.
Spirit: Focus on Indigenous Art, Artists and Issues
The Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts is pleased to have guest curator Donna Garcia showcase the artists of Spirit: Focus on Indigenous Art, Artists, and Issues with photographs from Tonita Cervantes, Jeremy Dennis, Pat Kane, Meryl McMaster, Shelley Niro, a collaboration between Kali Spitzer & Bubzee, Will Wilson, Kiliii Yuyan, and Donna Garcia herself.
Vivian Maier - Stephan Vanfleteren: Capturing Life
Gallery FIFTY ONE will surprise its visitors with an unusual pairing of two master photographers: Vivian Maier (USA, 1926-2009) and Stephan Vanfleteren (Belgium, 1969). For this exhibition, Vanfleteren will select some images from his diverse oeuvre as a reflection on the work of Vivian Maier. The result: a surprising confrontation between two photographers of a very different place and time, that have one thing in common: the love for the street and all its unpredictability.
All About Photo is Pleased to Present The Black Stories Project
All About Photo is pleased to present The Black Stories Project by Madison Casagranda. Part of the exclusive online showroom developed by All About Photo, this exhibition is on view for the entire month of May 2021 and includes twenty photographs from The Black Stories Project. Brooke Shaden, is the curator for this month's show.
Michael Kenna: Il Fiume Po at Photo-Eye Gallery
photo-eye Gallery is pleased to announce Michael Kenna: Il Fiume Po (The River Po), an online solo exhibition by English photographer Michael Kenna. This exhibition corresponds with Kenna's recent photobook Il Fiume Po, published by Corsiero Editore.
Largest Selection of Annie Leibovitz Portraits Ever Offered Coming to Heritage Auctions
Heritage Auctions' April 12 Photographs Auction will include 20 images by Leibovitz, the largest selection of her work ever offered at auction. The trove features a range of actors, musicians and athletes that includes Sting, Ella Fitzgerald, Carl Lewis, Mick Jagger, Greg Louganis and Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis.
Transformation at BRAHM
The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) celebrates the opening of a captivating exhibition, guest curated by prominent collectors of contemporary photography Carlos Garcia-Velez, Allen Thomas, and Former Director of The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA), Larry Wheeler. The exhibition, on view through August 21, features works from the prestigious North Carolina private collections of Carlos Garcia-Velez, Allen Thomas, Larry Wheeler, as well as Hedy Fischer and Randy Schull, and Chandra and Jimmie Johnson. TRANSFORMATION is an impressive statewide collaborative effort presenting some of the most significant contemporary photographs of our time, as well as several important works from NCMA's permanent collection.
Ernest Knee at Obscura Gallery
We are thrilled to share an exhibition of vintage photographs by Ernest Knee, a well-known photographer and cultural figure who lived in Santa Fe in the 1930's and 1940's. Knee is best known for his images of northern New Mexico and other southwestern cultural landscapes, Native American dances, and many other profound Southwest locations which reveal a remarkable visual record of the Southwest between 1930-40, comprised into two books: Santa Fe, N.M. (1942, Hastings House) and Ernest Knee in New Mexico (2005, Museum of New Mexico Press). Also included in the exhibition will be a selection of photographs from Mexico of which were published in his book, Mexico - Laredo to Guadalajara (1951, Hastings House).
Magnum Square Print Sale: The Unexpected
The Unexpected brings together a selection of over 90 images by international photographic artists. Celebrating the unpredictability of life, this curation explores the happy accidents and unusual turns of events that lead to memorable images.
Lux - Unit of Illuminance
Collection of ambitious photographers' work, that celebrates the endless possibilities of lighting, to create intriguing and engaging photographs that evoke emotion from the viewer.
Richard Tuschman: My Childhood Reassembled
This exciting exhibition is the third in a series of major online shows & utilizes photo-eye's new Visual Server X website builder which allows the viewer to zoom into the already large-scale images.
Japan by Wojtek Wieteska: Lust for calm
One of the most recognized photographers in Poland summarizes 29 years of photographing Japan in a form of large-scale spacial installations. Paradise 101 is the biggest non-retrospective photography exhibition in the East-Europe in 2021.
Fill The Frame a New Street Photography Documentary
With the continuing rise of the digital age and popularity of social media, the genre of street photography has propelled like we've never seen before. Still there is more opportunity for street photography to be recognized and appreciated by the masses.
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Toronto's preeminent month-long festival will showcase public art installations by established and emerging Canadian and international artists in May 2021
Circulation(s) Festival 11th Edition
The 11th edition is postponed from 13 March to 2 May 2021 at the CENTQUATRE-PARIS. It will present 33 artists of 12 different nationalities on more than 2000 m2 of exhibition space.
International Photomarathon from PHOTO IS:RAEL and Chutzpah Center
PHOTO IS:RAEL and ChutzpahCenter invite artists to take part in a unique 24 hour online International Photomarathon. The works of 20 winners will be featured in a travelling exhibition during 2021. Additional prizes will be awarded to the top 3 artists.
FORMAT21 International Photography Festival
The theme for the ninth edition of FORMAT - the UK's leading international photography festival - is Control. Control can be passive, progressive and aggressive. Control can provide opportunities or suppress ambitions. It can be birth control, state control, border control, remote control, self-control, command and control. We can be in control, out of control, beyond control. Founder and director of FORMAT Louise Fedotov-Clements, along with fellow FORMAT curators, Niamh Treacy, Laura O'Leary and Peter Bonnell, have curated the exciting festival programme featuring over 90 projects by artists, collectives and the mass participation Instagram event, inspired by Covid19,
The Boys by Rick Schatzberg
When two of his oldest friends died unexpectedly, Rick Schatzberg (born 1954) turned to photography to cope with his grief. He spent the next year and a half photographing his remaining group of a dozen men who have been close since early childhood. Now in their 67th year, "The Boys," as they call themselves, grew up together in the 1950s in post-war Long Island, New York.
AIPAD to Collaborate with Sotheby’s New Online Photography Auction
The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) has announced a collaboration with Sotheby's. A new online auction, Four Decades: In Celebration of AIPAD, will be presented by Sotheby's from December 15 through 21, 2020. The unprecedented alliance will highlight work from 50 of the world's leading fine art photography galleries and will feature a wide range of museum quality work including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs. The auction will be accompanied by an online catalogue.
Lottie Davies - Quinn: Until the Land Runs Out
For this installation of Quinn presented at Oriel Colwyn, North Wales (22 January - 10 April 2021), British photographer, artist, and writer, Lottie Davies, who herself possesses strong familial ties to North Wales, has created a large-scale multimedia project that extends far beyond the gallery walls into the seaside town and community of Colwyn Bay itself. Using a variety of media and installations, Quinn: Until the Land Runs Out is a meditation on grief, loss, loneliness, the human search for meaning, and the possibility of redemption through time and landscape. It recounts the eponymous fictional story of a young man, William Henry Quinn, who embarks on an epic and symbolic walk from south-westEngland to the far north of Scotland, taking in the length of Wales in between, in post-Second World War Britain.
Wildlife Photographers David Yarrow and Adrian Steirn Release Two Exclusive Works
For a limited time only, famed wildlife photographers David Yarrow and Adrian Steirn are teaming up with Space for Giants to release two limited-run, never-before-seen wildlife photographs to raise critical funding for Space for Giants' work to end the illegal wildlife trade.
We are Santa by Ron Cooper
I'm a portrait, travel and documentary photographer based in Denver, Colorado. I travel overseas extensively in pursuit of images that reflect local cultures and people. My most recent project, We Are Santa, was produced a bit closer to home, specifically in photo shoots in eight cities across the United States.
Winners of Narratives Announced
The photograph's power as a narrative tool is derived from the impression that what is captured within the frame is an accurate representation of what actually occurred at a specific moment in time. As complete or comprehensive as any narrative may appear to be, it will always be subject to a process of including some elements and excluding others. These inclusions and exclusion are a crucial part of what photographic storytelling is all about - What is being presented within the frame to the viewer - and what is being left out or left to the viewer's imagination.
Picturing the Future Weekend at The Griffin Museum of Photography
The Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts, is hosting the Picturing the Future Weekend this weekend, with a series of artist talks and lectures, culminating in a live photography auction on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM. With over 70 prints featuring images by Pete Souza, Barbara Crane, Hold Feinstein, and Cig Harvey, and spanning a wide spectrum of photographic genres, these images will thrill both seasoned photography collectors, and new collectors. The proceeds of the auction benefit The Griffin Museum of Photography, and helps support the Griffin’s educational programs, exhibitions and operations. This is our main fundraising event of the year!
Twenty Five Icons of America by Jean Pierre Laffont
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is pleased to present a collection of twenty-five photographs from photojournalist Jean Pierre Laffont, represented exclusively in United States by the gallery.
The Essence of Work: Photographs by Masashi 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.
Exposure: Lives at Sea
We rely on our oceans for food, ecosystem services, energy and transportation, yet it is a world rarely seen. In this socially distanced, visually-led exhibition, the experience of work and play at sea will be displayed through the lens of six seafarers and researchers - from the large-scale panoramic to the intensely intimate - bringing together photography taken around the world, from the reefs of Mexico to the isolation of Antarctica, to document the myriad ways life can be spent at sea.
Magnum Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture: Works of Imagination
Signed or estate-stamped, museum-quality 6x6" prints by Magnum Photos and Aperture photographers for $100, available for one week only.
States of Change
States of Change is an online print sale fundraiser in support of local groups working on the ground in five key swing states (AZ, FL, MI, PA and WI) to fight voter suppression and to get out the vote. States of Change is organized in partnership with Movement Voter Project. The fundraiser runs online at statesofchange.us until Sunday, October 18th at midnight PST, featuring prints from 150+ artists and photographers priced at $150.
Phil Bergerson Retrospective in Search of Meaning
Phil Bergerson "In Search of Meaning" marks the Stephen Bulger Gallery's sixth solo exhibition of work by Canadian photographer Phil Bergerson (b. 1947, Toronto, Canada) and coincides with the release of his third monograph, A Retrospective, published by Daylight Books. The publication is a survey of Bergerson's illustrious 50-year career which began in the 1970s with his exploration of performance art, drawing, painting and printmaking, before embracing photography exclusively. His early imagery includes an investigation of vernacular photography by manipulating found family snapshots to imbue them with new meanings, and the creation of grid-based works presenting multiple images that comment on the excesses of consumer culture.
Josephine Sacabo: Those Who Dance
A Gallery for Fine Photography is pleased to present THOSE WHO DANCE, a new collection of twenty-one 25 x 19" hand-pulled photogravures printed on Japanese kozo by contemporary artist Josephine Sacabo. THOSE WHO DANCE tells the story of Nahui Olin, an incomparable woman born into and later expelled from Mexico's high society in the early 20th century, who was both artist and muse to the likes of Diego Rivera and Edward Weston. Sacabo's images embody the mystery and otherworldly quality of their subject, a woman who refused to capitulate to the boundaries of her societal milieu and was punished severely for it. Sacabo recasts this injustice as a moment of triumph - her photographs express the beautiful, joyful abandon in dancing to the music of one's own soul.
All About Photo is Pleased to Present Zaido
The winner of the Solo Exhibition for the month of October 2020 is Yukari Chikura with her project Zaido. Discover her project.
Paolo Roversi - Studio Luce
The Municipality of Ravenna, the Department of Culture, and the MAR Museum of Art of Ravenna present the exhibition Paolo Roversi - Studio Luce, dedicated to the Ravenna photographer.
Irish Summers by Harry Gruyaert
Gallery FIFTY ONE is excited to announce its new show 'Irish Summers' by the renowned Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert (1941). This exhibition brings together a selection of images the artist made on trips to Ireland over the period 1983-84. While some of these photographs are included in a number of Gruyaert's previous projects and books (e.g. 'Rivages'/'Edges'), this is the first time that they are presented as a series. An eponymous new FIFTY ONE Publication will be launched for the occasion of this exhibition.
27th Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for War Correspondents
Break indifference to conflicts. It's in this logic that the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for War Correspondents was created. For the past 27 years Bayeux, a place that exemplifies peace and freedom, has been paying tribute to those who prevent oppressors from acting undisturbed and with impunity. Every year the Town of Bayeux, the Department of Calvados, the Normandy Region and their partners join forces to hold a unique event dedicated to a unique profession. The job of war correspondents is essential and serves as a barometer for democracies, yet it is little known and can be subject to abuse.
Acts of Erasure at MOCA
Acts of Erasure brings the two distinct artistic practices of Fatma Bucak and Krista Belle Stewart into dialogue. Bucak identifies as both Kurdish and Turkish. Stewart is a member of the Upper Nicola Band of the Nselxcin Nation in British Columbia, Canada. This pairing opens space for conversations around political identity concerning land and heritage, methodologies of historical repression and interpretation and the act and effects of erasure.
What is Home? At Catherine Edelman Gallery
Catherine Edelman Gallery is excited to open the Fall season with What is Home? featuring work by Keliy Anderson-Staley, Omar Imam and Rubén Martín de Lucas.
Paul Hart: Edgelands
A new exhibition of Paul Hart's compelling photographic work opens this Autumn in Cambridge (UK) to coincide with the release of his latest book RECLAIMED (Dewi Lewis Publishing)
Exhibition Opening Marathon of KAUNAS PHOTO Festival
On Thursday, September 3, 2020, the works of the Finalists of the XVII KAUNAS PHOTO festival's jubilee 10th edition of the photography contest KAUNAS PHOTO STAR on the topic "Peripheral Visions" will spread across galleries, museums and outdoor venues of Kaunas (Lithuania). The opening marathon will wind through the city and traditionally finish at the door of Kaunas Photography Gallery, where the Winner of KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2020 Award will be announced. The evening will continue at Maironis Lithuanian Literature Museum with the screening of the Finalists' series and an artist talk by the photographer Dovile Dagiene-DoDa. The open competition KAUNAS PHOTO STAR has been organized by the festival KAUNAS PHOTO since 2010 aiming to honor the future stars of photography.
L’oeil Urbain Photographic Festival 2020
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.
Gregory Halpern: Soleil cou coupé (Let the Sun Beheaded Be)
The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) present a solo exhibition by Gregory Halpern, the fourth laureate of Immersion, a French-American Photography Commission: 'Soleil cou coupé'
Portrait(s): A Photography Encounter in Vichy
Among the highlights of this year's edition is an open-air exhibition by French photographer Charles Fréger, who has captured his subjects in masks and costumes rooted in African folkloric traditions. Also on display is a series by British photographer Chris Steele-Perkins, who documented the resurgence of the 'Teddy Boys' in the 1970s. Further showcases include a visual commentary on Brexit by Anglo-French photographer Ed Alcock, powerful portraits of officer cadets by Italian photographer Paolo Verzone, and the pop-culture study 'We Are Experienced' by US-American photographer Danielle Levitt.
32nd International Festival of Photojournalism Visa pour l’Image
Each year, a selection of the best stories from around the world is shown in Perpignan. Here is the list of some exhibitions you will be able to discover this year.
Home on the Range at Obscura Gallery
Obscura Gallery and Brant Mackley Gallery present our jointly curated exhibition Home on the Range,an artistic exploration of cowboys in the American West from 19th-21st Century through photographs and objects. The exhibition will feature a selection of photographs from Obscura Gallery's contemporary photographers William Albert Allard and his legendary Vanishing Breedcowboy book, Kurt Markus'spoignant After Barbered Wirecowboy photographs, Joan Myers'recently published 'Where the Buffalo Roamed' photographs of the 'new' West, and Manuello Paganelli'sphotographs of African American cowboys in the West
Artists Against an Infodemic
Dysturb, CatchLight and The Everyday Projects collaborated with 15 artists worldwide for a campaign to raise awareness and fight public health misinformation, and racism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
26th Bayeux Calvados-Normandy award for war correspondents
From 7 to 13 October Bayeux will be hosting the 26th Bayeux Calvados-Normandy award for war correspondents. The town, the Department of Calvados, the Normandy Region and their partners are organising a unique event devoted to a singular profession - that of the war correspondent. Through this profession, the event will be seeking to decipher past, current and alas future conflicts via three debate evenings, an evening award ceremony, eight original exhibitions, screenings of films and documentaries, activities for school children, a book fair and the unveiling of a commemorative stone at the Reporters' Memorial.
Best Photo Festivals this Fall 2019
The photography calendar continues to be full of exciting new festivals this fall. Discover our selection of festivals not to be missed around the world.
Award Winning UK Photographer Jack Latham documents Iceland’s most controversial unsolved double murder
British photographer Jack Latham and his Sugar Paper Theories photography project documents one of the most controversial murder cases in Iceland's history where those charged had no recollection of the murder taking place. It happened 45 years ago but still has the country transfixed due to the wrongful prosecution of six people who were subject to extremely dubious interrogation methods and after a number of years in prison were acquitted leaving the case unsolved and conspiracy theories about the Icelandic government rife. Using his own photography and archival images from the original investigation it's a fascinating project which I thought would be of interest.
Fundamentals at Black Box Projects
Bringing together the work of nine international contemporary artists who apply historic photographic techniques to create innovative and unique artworks, Fundamentals is presented by Black Box Projects from 8th to 19th October 2019 at 68 Duke Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 6JY. The artists, many of whom work with handmade cameras, modified cameras, or no camera at all, are unified by their dedication to exploring the processes of the past and discovering novel approaches to factoring them into their practice, while redefining the very root of what photography can be.
The Bay Area Photographers Collective’s 20th Anniversary at Harvey Milk Photo Center Gallery
The Bay Area Photographers Collective (BAPC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to peer learning and a diversity of photographic styles, will present its 20th Anniversary Exhibition Marking Time at the Harvey Milk Photo Center Gallery in San Francisco from September 26 through October 26, 2019. At the Opening Reception on September 26 from 6-8 pm, the public can meet the artists and hear an introduction to the exhibition by its curator Meg Shiffler, Galleries Director, San Francisco Arts Commission.
Alexandro Pelaez and the Magical in the Realism
Bermondsey Project Space is delighted to announce its forthcoming exhibition, titled "Eclectic", curated by Mara Alves. It consists of a series of analogue double exposure film photographs by the Caracas-born photographer Alexandro Pelaez documenting a derivative inspiration from a diverse range of sources, be they different locations or people - embracing diversity, multicultural roots and gazes from different countries.
Photographs Signature Auction in New York
A dramatic image of African elephants and baboons could bring $70,000 or more when it crosses the block in Heritage Auctions' Photographs Auction Oct. 4 in New York.
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.
Visa pour l’image, Perpignan 2019
Mexico, Venezuela, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, North Korea, China, Russia, Syria, Bangladesh and Hungary are countries with a sad reputation for violations of freedom of the press, and unfortunately the list does not stop there. We could add Malta, and even Northern Ireland after the recent murder of Lyra McKee for which the New Irish Republican Army admitted responsibility. And there's the case of Myanmar where the former symbol of resistance to the military junta and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (an award, with hindsight, now regretted) Aung San Suu Kyi failed to support the two Reuters journalists whose seven year sentence was upheld on appeal despite evidence that the arrest of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were investigating a massacre of Rohingya civilians, was set up by the police.* Any number of other examples can be found of journalists killed, injured or imprisoned, and every year the figures are shocking. All their names deserve to be cited.In France too we can see reporters targeted, attacked by demonstrators and police without any major public outcry. Causes and professional ethics must be defended; journalists' sources must be protected. One day the European Union, or even the United Nations will have to reach agreement on the definition of a journalist. Conditions for issuing press cards change from country to country, and there should be a standardized approach so that all journalists have the same rights, which means, of course, that they have the same duties. But this is not the way things are going at the moment. Certain politicians, even in leading democracies, will readily criticize journalists for doing their job, particularly when reports might leave them in an awkward situation. The general public is increasingly skeptical and wary of the media. Everything needs to be reviewed; questions need to be asked for trust to be restored. The right to report on news stories and conduct investigations freely is a basic pillar of democracy. That should go without saying, yet it needs to be stated loud and clear, again and again.In Perpignan, we shall continue to present stories from around the world. We believe in journalism, and our commitment is greater than ever.
MYOP in Arles 2019
For the second consecutive year, the photographers of Agence MYOP will occupy an abandoned school in the heart of the old city, for the duration of the professional week of the Rencontres d'Arles.
Meet CPA’s New Executive Director Ann Jastrab
This is your opportunity to learn more about the Center for Photographic Art's fabulous new incoming Executive Director, Ann Jastrab! She will recount the experiences that led her to CPA—and her meetings along the way with a veritable Who's Who in photography—and share some fascinating stories with us.
Festival La Gacilly
Every year, the La Gacilly Photo Festival attracts over 300,000 visitors to Brittany and 200,000 to Baden in Austria. Thanks to its presence in railway stations across Brittany and Paris, it also reaches out to hundreds of thousands of passengers between early June and late September. Add to that the several million views shared on social media in over 45 countries, and we can safely conclude that the dream has come true! The La Gacilly Photo Festival is alive and flourishing! It astounds, surprises, disturbs, disconcerts, challenges and enriches our lives. It veers from the paths reserved for contemporary art and reaches out to local people, tourists, travellers, bloggers and internet users of every generation. It connects them to the same reality, wherever they are. It brings people together, virtually and in real life. It is now natural to see passers-by take photographs of the prints on show and of the people looking at them, ready to post online. People have adopted the Festival as their own.
Obsessions: The Magnum Square Print Sale
The June 2019 Magnum Square Print Sale will see Magnum photographers and estates delve into their archives to select a single image that reflects the issues, working practices and visual signatures which have obsessed the collective's members throughout their careers.Signed or estate-stamped, museum-quality 6x6" prints by Magnum's photographers for $100. Available for five days only.
Marco Sanges: Wunderkamera
Marco Sanges, an Italian Fine Art photographer based in London, will showcase a selection of his Silver Gelatine prints from his project "Wunderkamera" at the Chateau de Dampierre in France.
Gordon Parks: The Flàvio Story at the Getty
The J. Paul Getty Museum announces an exhibition of photographs by celebrated artist Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006). On view July 9-November 10, 2019 at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story explores one of the most important photo essays Parks produced for Life magazine and traces how its publication prompted an extraordinary sequence of events over several decades. The exhibition is co-organized by the Getty and the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto, Canada in partnership with Instituto Moreira Salles, Brazil, and The Gordon Parks Foundation, New York.
Photoworks presents Dancing in Peckham
Dance is a universal language of expression. We dance alone, in the privacy of our own homes, we dance together, in pairs and in groups, forming communities based on shared likes and experiences. With a new, largely projection-based exhibition, Photoworks at Peckham 24 explores the intersection between dance, music and movement through contemporary photography, performance and video, celebrating how these freedoms of expression help define different communities. Grounded in the consideration of dance as a unifying and collective practice, the show spans club culture from the late 1980s to contemporary work that considers the lasting impact of how dance spaces inform culture today.
Erwin Olaf ’Palm Springs’ at Galerie Rabouan Moussion
To mark the forty years of Erwin Olaf's career, Galerie Rabouan Moussion is presenting a French exclusive of his latest series: Palm Springs. This exhibition of photographs and videos also celebrates fifteen years of collaboration between the Dutch photographer and the Paris gallery.
Martino Marangoni: Rebuilding my days in New York 1959-2018
As the son of an Italian father and an American mother, Martino Marangoni (born 1950) regularly spent time in New York, where, impressed by the city's skyscrapers, he first learned to use a camera. From 1972 to 1975 he studied photography at Pratt Institute and became acquainted with the work of Robert Frank and Lee Friedlander, among others. His fascination with New York and his ties with friends and family brought him to the city almost every year. He was there when the Twin Towers were being built, and he was present when they were destroyed in 2001. Since 9/11, he has returned to visit Ground Zero regularly, documenting the rebuilding of the area and the changing neighborhood.
Mexico Between Life and Death by Harvey Stein
Harvey Stein's fascination with Mexico began when he was a teenager. Compared to the ordinary surroundings of his youth in Pittsburgh, Mexico seemed a mysterious, extraordinary place that was nearby, yet so far away. When he became a professional photographer, Stein knew his photography was the perfect way to immerse himself in Mexico -- to partake in ceremonies, meet the people, and express his interest and love of the country. During fourteen trips between 1993 and 2010, he photographed in Mexico, primarily in small towns and villages and mostly during festivals (Day of the Dead, Easter, Independence Day) that highlight the country's unique relationship with death, myth, ritual and religion. Mexico Between Life and Death (Kehrer Verlag) is the definitive expression of the photographer's intimate relationship with the people and culture of Mexico.
Overall winners revealed for 2019 Sony World Photography Awards
The World Photography Organisation today names the overall winners of the prestigious 2019 Sony World Photography Awards. The coveted Photographer of the Year title was presented at a London ceremony to the Italian artist Federico Borella for his series Five Degrees. The work was praised by the jury for its sensitivity, technical excellence and artistry in bringing to light a global concern. The Sony World Photography Awards are a global platform 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.
Results of All About Photo Awards 2019 - The Mind’s Eye
It was a privilege and an honor to be one of the jurors for this new edition of All About Photo Awards 2019. First of all, I would like to thank Elizabeth Avedon, Alex Cammarano, Laura Geiser, Henry Horenstein, Ann Jastrab, Maxim Panés, John Rankin, Anna Van Lenten and Tariq Zaidi for their patience and hard work. We received thousand of images images from around the world and it was a long and difficult task to select the images that would make it to the second round. After spending a lot of time watching the images over and over again we selected 729 images for the second round. The overall quality was amazing and many more photographers could have been featured in our winners' gallery but in the end I hope you like the ones we have selected. You will also be able to discover new portfolios in the upcoming months, some of them who are not in our winners list but who truly deserve to be showcased on All About Photo. Thank you to all the participants, I wish you all the best with your future projects and hope that you will send us more projects in the near future.
VII in Sarajevo: Festival of the Image
From May 9 - 11, the newly formed VII Academy, a project of the VII Foundation and partner of VII Photo Agency, will host a three-day festival of photography and visual journalism in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This educational event is free and open to all, and includes presentations by VII Photo Agency photographers, discussion panels focusing on media and visual journalism, film screenings, portfolio reviews, and much more.
The Cincinnati Art Museum acquires Nancy Rexroth’s archive
The Cincinnati Art Museum announces a landmark acquisition agreement to form The Nancy Rexroth Collection, which will bring together over 300 rare and vintage photographic works, including a complete set of pictures from the 1977 and 2017 editions of the artist's iconic photobook, IOWA. The acquisition marks the creation of the definitive collection of Rexroth's artistic achievements—a chapter of photographic history the Cincinnati Art Museum is proud to steward.
LACP: Fourth Annual Fundraising Gala
The Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP), a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization, will be hosting its annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday, April 13th, 6 pm - 9:30 pm (NOTE: A 5 pm - 6 pm exclusive preview and walk-through w/curator of Paddle8 photographs for auction is reserved for sponsors only) at Quixote Studios in West-Hollywood, CA.
Workshop with Henry Horenstein and Tianqiutao Chen
PHOTO ROME is a two-week workshop focusing on improving your photography skills, honing your personal vision, and learning a bit about Roman history and culture along the way. This workshop is for anyone who takes photography seriously - whether using cellphone cameras, DSLRs / mirrorless models, or old-school film.
Off The Clock Gala & Exhibition
APA Los Angeles is excited to announce the seventh annual Off The Clock curated exhibit of inspired personal photography. The exhibition is comprised of one hundred selected images. Please join us in celebrating these artist.
Summer Workshop 2019 with Arja Hyytiaainen
The five days homeworkshop at Pied Dore (16th July to 20th of July) situated on the countryside of Vendee, will focus on a ongoing project and/ or the primary interests of the photographer. The starting point is the question "who am I".
Rory Lewis: Recreating the ’Neophyte’ by Gustave Doré
Gustave Doré (1832-1883), throughout my career has continued to inspire my work. I even wrote my dissertation on his illustrations of The Crusades. One of his most famous pieces "The Neophyte" shows a young man in a monastery with other monks who are much older and appear to be worn out or suffering. During my last working visit to Los Angeles, I had to chance to recreate the painting with six remarkable actors, Tony Amendola, Peter Van Norden, Leo Marks, Bo Foxworth, James Sutorius and Frank Weitzel.
L’oeil Urbain Photographic Festival 2019
At a time when negotiations for Brexit are more uncertain than ever, L'Œil Urbain will focus on the United Kingdom: Stéphane Duroy, Rip Hopkins, Matt Stuart and Yan Morvan are among the 16 photographers whose work will be presented in a dozen exhibitions. Many events (OFF festival, portfolio reading, urban hiking...) will resonate with the program.
Nadav Kander won the Sony World Photography Awards’ Outstanding Contribution to Photography!
The World Photography Organisation announces artist Nadav Kander as recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Contribution to Photography award at the Sony World Photography Awards.
10th Annual Celebration of First Exposures
First Exposures is a San Francisco-based, nationally recognized youth mentoring program that strives to make a major long-term difference in the lives of high-need, underserved San Francisco Bay Area youth by providing a venue for them to enhance their self-confidence, develop their creativity, and gain a passion for learning. Cited as a model program by the State of California, First Exposures serves youth 11-18, who are referred to the program by a wide range of youth and social services organizations with which First Exposures partners
Ki Smith Gallery benefit auction for Boyd’s Station
Captured by some of today's most acclaimed photojournalists, this impressive collection of photographs depicts some of the most famous moments in recent history. These iconic images have circulated the globe in internationally-respected publications, but are rarely available to the public as authenticated, museum quality prints.
Heritage Auctions: Vintage Norman Seeff Photos
A collection of 50 extraordinary photographs by Norman Seeff of some of the most important figures in pop culture, entertainment and sports is being offered in Heritage Auctions' Vintage Photographs by Norman Seeff Online Auction March 13
FORMENTO & FORMENTO Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji at AIPAD
Taylor Graham is excited to announce the project space they will be presenting at AIPAD this year. Formento & Formento: Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji will make its inaugural appearance at AIPAD from April 4-7, 2019, with an opening preview on April 3, at Pier 94 in New York City. Tickets are available on AIPAD's website.
MiamiPhotoFest Presents CODEX and White Noise by Antoine d’Agata
MiamiPhotoFest Presents CODEX and White Noise by French photographer Antoine d'Agata. It will be his first U.S. exhibition for these two projects that will be on display at MiamiPhotoFest 2019 - Feb 27th - Mar 3rd at the Moore Building in Miami.
’Napalm Girl’ presented with the Dresden Peace Prize by James Nachtwey
On June 8, 1972, photographer Nick Ut from the Associated Press, captured an image that would shock the world. A 9 year old girl, Kim Phuc Phan Thi, was photographed running, naked and shouting after a South Vietnamese plane mistakenly dropped napalm on her village in the midst of the Vietnam War.
Riga Photography Biennial: Portfolio Review
The Portfolio Review is open to participants of all ages from all around the world. Applicants are required to submit a presentable portfolio (one to three series of work) in either a printed or digital format. Each participant is guaranteed five individual portfolio review sessions with a mentor. The length of each session is 20 minutes; the review language is English.
The Art Show 2019 Special Events and Programming
The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Presents the 2019 Edition of The Art Show. Check out the full schedule of special events and programming during the Art Show in March 2019.
Something Blue... at Gray Loft Gallery
Ann M. Jastrab, independent curator, photography consultant, editor, writer; and Jan Watten, founder of Gray Loft Gallery. On display will be blue inspired images from a wide array of traditional and alternative photographic processes - including pinhole photography, images made with plastic cameras, cyanotypes, collage, and other photo-based works by Bay Area photographers.
Workshop: Photographing with Edward Keating
Leica Store San Francisco is pleased to announce it's partnering with Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times photographer, Edward Keating, for a two-day photography workshop.
The Shed Announces Opening Date of April 5, 2019
The Shed Announces Opening Date of April 5, 2019, and Four Additional Opening Season Commissions. The Shed Names Its Innovative Home The Bloomberg Building and Two of Its Major Spaces The Tisch Skylights and The Tisch Lab
STREET WEEK in LA: Feb 4-10
The Los Angeles Center of Photography is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual STREET WEEK in LA event. What started over a weekend has now broadened to a week: STREET WEEK.
FINAL SHOW at The Half King Photo Series...
After 8+ years, Half King Photo Series is ending. Please come out January 8 to say goodby, raise a glass, and toast what a fantastic, fun, beautiful ride this has been.
Les Uns les Autres by Amnesty International
Adopted in Paris by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - UDHR - represents an unprecedented step forward in the history of humanity. With determination and vision, the authors of the text managed to set out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected.
Faces of Addiction Opens Viewers’ Hearts
Faces of Addiction is a photography-based art project which presents addicted people as real individuals - just like you or me. Only then does compassion become a possibility. Accordingly, the work has to be accessible and to be most effective, it will need to be experienced by many thousands of people.
Masterklass with Klavdij Sluban 2018 -2019 in Paris
LeMasterklass is lead by Klavdij SLUBAN, an internationally renowned and apreciated photographer, from December 2018 to November 2019. Unique in its approach of contemporay photography, LeMasterklass proposes group and individual encounters during 12 months. The specificity lays in the fact that each participant is being offered an individual program.
Angkor Photo Festival
Created in 2005, the Angkor Photo Festival is the first such event to be organized in South-East Asia. Each year and for a week the Festival showcases exhibitions and outdoor slideshows by celebrating international and emerging Asian photographers' works in Siem Reap.
Auction: Photos at the Alliance Française de Los Angeles
It's always a delight to insert Art to an event. I have chosen great Photographers who have accepted to propose one piece from their body of work to the Auction of the Alliance Française. I am deeply grateful, thank you to them. Beatrice Chassepot
Denis Dailleux at Paris Photo
Do not miss Denis Dailleux who will be at Paris Photo in the stand of Galerie 127 to show his latest work from Ghana and sign his photo book "Persan Beaumont" edited by Le Bec en l'air.
Yusuf Sevinçli: Oculus
Oculus is the second solo exhibition by Yusuf Sevinçli at the Galerie des Filles du Calvaire. Five years separate it from Post, the solo show which revealed him to Parisian art lovers in 2013. Five years in which Yusuf, born in Turkey in 1980, has never stopped tracking, no matter where in the world, a single and same black light - colour is yet to penetrate his gaze.
ARCHISABLE (or Archisand)
Archisable is a photographic project of sand architecture designed by Tina Dassault, author and curator, and directed by Michel Tréhet, photographer.
Crossings: The Magnum Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture
'Crossings' Magnum's Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture runs from 9AM EST Monday 29 October until midnight EST Friday 2 November 2018. Signed and estate stamped, museum quality, 6x6” prints from over 100 artists will exceptionally be available for $100, for 5 days only, from shop.magnumphotos.com.
The 2018 Photo Review Benefit Auction on Saturday, October 27, 2018
The Photo Review, a critical journal of photography founded in 1976, will celebrate its 44nd anniversary with a spectacular Annual Benefit Auction on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 7 p.m. at The University of the Arts, Caplan Studio Theater, 16th floor of Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The auction will offer the most significant array of photographs from the 19th century to the present that The Photo Review has ever presented
Steidel Fine Art prepares bold, color driven exhibition
Steidel Fine Art, of London, Austin and West Palm Beach, will be featured at the upcoming Red Dot Miami fair with an eclectic and multidisciplinary showcase. The exhibition will be centered on the central theme of color exploration while using the platform to redefine the meaning of feminist art in today's ever-changing social environment.
CONTEXT Art Miami 7th Edition with 96 International Galleries
CONTEXT Art Miami, presented by Art Miami, returning for its seventh edition December 4 - 9, 2018, has announced its 2018 exhibitor list featuring the works of emergent, mid-career and cutting-edge artists from 96 galleries, representing 21 countries and 63 cities.
Aqua Art Miami Celebrates 14th Edition with 52 International Galleries
Aqua Art Miami will kick off its 14th edition at the Aqua Hotel (1530 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139) with a VIP Preview on Wednesday, December 5th before opening to the public December 6th - 9th, 2018. The energetic preview has become the destination for influential collectors and art professionals, many of whom migrate from Aqua's sister fairs, Art Miami and CONTEXT conveniently nestled between the Venetian Causeway and the MacArthur Causeways, and Art Basel Miami Beach, which is located just a few blocks away.
Results of the 25th edition of the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award
Fifty war correspondents have gathered in Bayeux on October 12th and 13th to debate and award trophies in the following categories: photo, print, radio, television, grand format television, young reporter (photo) and video image. Three honorary awards have been attributed: the Regional prize for students and trainees of Normandy (television), the Public's Choice award (photo) and the Ouest-France - Jean Marin prize (print). Presided by Christiane Amanpour, the international jury of the 25th edition of the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents has reached its verdict...
Tim Flach: Unnatural Selection
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography is presenting the work of the British animal photographer Tim Flach, known all over the world for his unusual shots of wild and domestic animals
Pernod Ricard gives Carte Blanche to Kourtney Roy
Since 2010, Pernod Ricard has chosen contemporary photography for its annual artistic campaign. This year, the work of Canadian Kourtney Roy complements a vast and rich collection of international photography.
FORAGE FROM FIRE Excavation images by Norma I. Quintana
Photographer Norma I. Quintana will present her new series Forage From Fire, documenting the remains of her home and studio destroyed in the Atlas Fire in Napa California in October 2017. A solo exhibition of her work will be on view at SF Camerawork in San Francisco October 4 – 20, 2018
Fine Art Asia 2018: Antoine D’Agata and Emmanuel Monzon
As part of the Fine Art Asia 2018, CHARBON will exhibit in the photography section, 16 photographs depicting the work of two artists : Antoine D'Agata and Emmanuel Monzon.
Depicting the Invisible by Susan J. Barron
Thirteen military veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have shared their stories with New York-based artist Susan J. Barron. Barron created large-scale mixed-media portraits of the veterans that she will present in her new solo show, Depicting the Invisible, at HG Contemporary between November 9 - November 26, 2018.
Rare Collection of Ansel Adams Photography Donated to the Yosemite Museum
A rare collection of 45 photographs by acclaimed 20th century photographer Ansel Adams (1902-1984) has been donated to the Yosemite Museum in Yosemite National Park.
Galería CURRO presented Mexican photographer Mauricio Alejo at ZⓈONAMACO FOTO
Galería CURRO presented in August 2018 his exciting series of self-conscious photographic images highlighting the process and labor of their own production. Fascinated by the subtle truthfulness that can be obtained within a highly artificial and controlled environment, the artist focused his practice on studio photography. He particularly likes playing with very established ways of photographic representation disregarding the context they should belong to.
Berkeley Art Center: Of Dreams and Reality
Berkeley Art Center (BAC) is proud to present, Of Dreams and Reality, an exhibition of work from the Bay Area Photographers Collective (BAPC) curated by Ann Jastrab, editor-in-chief of All About Photo. Of Dreams and Reality features work by 17 of members of the Collective: Rose Borden, Adrienne Defendi, Anthony Delgado, Gene Dominique, Dan Fenstermacher, Linda Fitch, Steve Goldband & Ellen Konar, Ralf Hillebrand, Ken Hoffman, Tom Lavin, Mitch Nelles, Ari Salomon, Angelika Schilli, Cindy Stokes, Denise Tarantino and Nick Winkworth.
Splendor and Misery: Photographs by Joel-Peter Witkin
CENTER is pleased to announce the solo exhibition Splendor and Misery: Photographs by Joel-Peter Witkin, opening October 5, 2018 at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe Gallery.
Center Announces the 18th Annual Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
CENTER is pleased to announce the 18th annual Review Santa Fe Photo Festival, October 18 – 21, 2018, at the Drury Plaza Hotel and the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Pavilion.
4x5 Photo Fest 2018 with Eli Reed
Whether you're a freelancer, seasoned professional, intern, emerging photographer or business owner looking to connect with photographers - 4x5 Photo Fest is an experience you don't wanna miss out on. This year's Keynote Speaker is Magnum Photographer, Eli Reed.
Book Signing Susan Meiselas at photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space
Photo-eye Bookstore is proud to welcome Susan Meiselas for a book signing on Friday, August 3rd from 4-5:30 pm. Meiselas will be signing copies of her two latest monographs, Mediations, published by Damiani and On the Frontline published by Aperture.
Silicon Valley Plastic Camera Show
If you're unfamiliar with plastic cameras, also called toy cameras, even sometimes referred to as crappy cameras, they are inexpensive, functional cameras with shutters and most often plastic lenses instead of glass lenses to accompany those plastic camera bodies.
Book Review: TJ Norris ’Shooting Blanks’
TJ Norris, in "Shooting Blanks" the culmination of more than ten years spent roaming America, cataloguing its gradual disintegration, places his gaze on much more than just surfaces- his gaze is rooted in deep experience, shooting the ephemeral from a solid footing below.
Westward
An exhibition of women photographers making work about the West featuring images by Christa Blackwood, Mercedes Dorame, Ingeborg Gerdes, Tomiko Jones, Kathya Landeros, Jennifer Little, Mimi Plumb, Kari Orvik and Donna J. Wan
Black and White Winners at PhotoPlace Gallery
Mysterious, intense, timeless, at times nostalgic, black and white photography is, to me, magical. These images remind me of why I fell in love with photography in the first place.
Chasing photography: our favorites in this last edition of Art New York
Presented by Art Miami, the fourth, rich, and eagerly anticipated edition of Art New York, landed on the industrial spaces of Pier 94, showcasing a fresh and overarching view of works by 1,200 renewed and emergent worldwide artists from the contemporary, modern, post-war and pop eras.
Sound Photography Project
Sound and photography come together today in a genuinely captivating multimedia experience as the biggest ever worldwide artistic interaction between photographers and sound artists launches.
All About Photo Awards 2018 Winners
It was a privilege and an honor to be one of the jurors for this new edition of All About Photo Awards 2018. First of all, I can't thank enough Liu Bolin, Eli Klein, Crista Dix, Marco Gualizzini, Elisabeth Mouchy, Ann Jastrab and Michael Itkoff for their patience and hard work. We received more than 4,200 images from around the world and it was a long and difficult task to select the images that would make it to the second round. After spending a lot of time watching the images over and over again we selected around 900 images from 362 photographers. The overall quality was amazing and many more photographers could have been featured in our winners' gallery but in the end I hope you like the ones we have selected. You will also be able to discover new portfolios in the upcoming months, some of them who are not in our winners list but who truly deserve to be showcased on All About Photo. Thank you to all the participants, I wish you all the best with your future projects and hope that you will send us more projects in the near future.
Getty Museum appoints James A. Ganz to Senior Curator of Photographs
The Getty Museum announced today the appointment of James A. Ganz to Senior Curator of Photographs. Ganz will oversee the museum's renowned collection of nearly 150,000 photographs, which represent the history of the medium from its inception to the present day.
APA Los Angeles Announces the 7th annual OFF THE CLOCK Gala & Exhibition
LOS ANGELES, CA - APA Los Angeles is excited to announce the seventh annual Off The Clock curated exhibit of inspired personal photography. The exhibition is comprised of one hundred selected images. Please join us in celebrating these artist.
Introducing The First AAP Magazine
Our first printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Light". Light is what allows us to see. It is what shapes and colors every object, creates depth, mood and mystery. Daylight, candlelight, inner-light, traffic light... Play with light!
Announcing Steve Fitch: Vanishing Vernacular
Vanishing Vernacular features a selection of color works by photographer Steve Fitch focusing primarily on the distinctive, idiosyncratic, and evolving features of the western roadside landscape including topologies of neon motel signs, drive-in movie theaters, radio towers, and ancient rock pictographs.
An Evening with Dan Winters
APA San Diego is very proud to welcome acclaimed photographer Dan Winters. Join us for a special event including a photographic talk and presentation at the Museum of Photographic Arts in the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater on Tuesday, March 6th 2018.
Black+White Photographer of the Year 2018
Black+White Photography magazine, in association with Fujifilm, are pleased to announce that Rachael Talibart is the Black+White Photographer of the Year 2018 with her dramatic image of a wild sea, shot at Newhaven on the south coast.
Photography Workshop by Klavdij Sluban
An exceptional workshop in Slovenia with Klavdij Sluban, a French photographer of Slovenian origin, renowned internationally. He has been exhibiting and conducting photography workshops in France and around the world for the last 20 years.
Top Photo Sales at Art Basel 2017
According to UBS chief investment officer Mike Ryan, “an obvious appetite for art right now, especially in the ultra high net worth space,” has combined with a near-unprecedented eight-year expansion in global equity markets (currently the third-longest in history), providing the liquidity to feed that appetite. Once more, Art Basel drew in a particularly strong turnout of both established and new collectors, from over 100 countries, with especially robust attendance from Europe and Asia.
New acquisitions at J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the donations of two groups of photographs from collectors Leslie and Judith Schreyer and Michael and Jane Wilson. The gifts include works by artists not previously in the Museum's collection, as well as photographs that enhance the Museum's existing holdings.
Summer Workshop 2018 with Arja Hyytiaainen
We all meet a lot of people, especially when you attend festivals, opening receptions and so on but some encounters are more significant than others. I was lucky to meet Arja and discover her work in Paris just before I left for the United States.
Presenting the jurors of All About Photo Awards 2018
We're excited to announce the All About Photo Awards 2018 - The Mind's Eye! These Awards aim to discover and spotlight the world's best contemporary photographers. The Awards will culminate with a digital exhibition in San Francisco, worldwide media coverage, and career-changing exposure for the jury’s five winners as well as 20 jurors' picks in the merit gallery. Show your work today to our incredible jurors and get a chance to win $10,000 cash prizes!
JP Terlizzi: Los Angeles Center for Photography
When I was jurying The Creative Portrait show for the Los Angeles Center for Photography a few weeks ago, I saw the picture of a woman's black and white portrait being sewn with a thick red yarn.
Norm Diamond What Is Left Behind: Stories From Estate Sales
I first met Norm Diamond at the PhotoLucida portfolio reviews in Portland, Oregon, in 2015. He had a number of prints of beautiful still lifes and interiors, the color palette perfect, the spaces familiar, the objects loved and worn.
Top 10 Art Fairs and Photography Festivals
Art fairs and photography festivals provide you with an opportunity to experience classic works of art, while exploring new, emerging art forms and styles as well. They introduce you to a new breed of artist, sharing their art alongside the great masters of the past. Here is a list of ten noteworthy art fairs:
Black & White: The Center for Fine Art Photography
I'm still hand processing my Tri-x, rolls of 120mm that fill a locker, boxes of 4x5 that hold surprises and secrets. I forget who is in the picture sometimes, it's been so long, and am glad I know about N+ development (my geeky darkroom friends are either chuckling or wagging their fingers at me right now). I remember more often why I pressed the shutter. The light, the moment, the ache, the overwhelming need to capture what was in front of me, my camera, my eye.
Getty Museum announces major gift of photographs from Bruce Berman
The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today a major gift of photographs from collector and film industry executive Bruce Berman. The gift includes 186 works by 26 artists, seven of whom are entering the Getty's collection for the first time. Reflecting Berman's passion for both black and white and color photographs of the American landscape and built environment, the works feature the people, homes, cars, streets, churches, theaters, and bars that are evocative of 20th-century American life. Among the artists included in the gift are luminaries of the American documentary tradition, such as Harry Callahan (American, 1912–1999), Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975), Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965), and Camilo José Vergara (American, born Chile, 1944).
Laura Parker: Artist talk and exhibition closing
I first saw Laura Parker's work at Review LA. This was a portfolio review run by the great folks at Center who also organize Review Santa Fe. Review LA, which unfortunately no longer exists, happened concurrently with Photo LA, so it felt the entire city was submerged in photography. It may have been 9 years ago now that I saw Laura's work and yet it still resounds with me. Back then she showed images of horses and water printed through circles or what appeared to be lenses on large sheets of chromogenic paper, unfurling like scrolls with looking-glass glimpses of equine legs and chests appearing on the black paper. Laura had photographs of pot bottoms too (wonderfully textured and rusted and showing a life lived). She also did things with c-prints that I'd never seen done: she made rubbings of different objects.
Hermand-Grisel Sea Sketches celebrated at The Los Angeles Center of Photography.
The Los Angeles Center of Photography just opened its doors to the Second Annual Fine Art Exhibition, aka "Singular point of view 2017". From May 19th to June 23rd, LACP will showcase an impressive collection of fine art photography, accurately selected by Crista Dix, and embracing 50 shoots from the work of 39 artists, plus 52 additional images, virtually exhibited on an online gallery.
20 YoungArts Winners Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 53rd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
Pamela Gentile: Portrait of a Film Festival
Photographer Pamela Gentile first began photographing at local San Francisco music venues, including the Warfield and the Fillmore, and on tour with Chris Isaak. She soon becoming staff photographer and photo editor for the newspaper, SF Weekly. Gentile then focused her camera on her first love, the world of cinema.
RayKo’s 10th Annual Plastic Camera Show Award Winners
Michael Weitzman's Best of Show image, "Giddy Up" still follows me through the space, its haunted headlights bobbing up and down on a dusky and dusty road.
All About Photo Announces Winners of the All About Photo Awards 2017
The majority of this year's submissions were in color as were the winning images. Yet the idealism of yesteryear seems to be tarnished with all the events that are happening now in the world. The winning image by Italian photographer Marco Gualazzini features a man carrying a dead and bloodied hammerhead shark larger than him down a street lined with buildings in ruins. It is a mesmerizing picture from Somalia.
Le Masterklass
The illiterate of the future, it has been said, will not be the man who cannot read the alphabet, but the one who cannot take a photograph. But must we not also count as illiterate the photographer who cannot read his own pictures?
Selected photographers and images from Art Wynwood
The opening reception at Art Wynwood was packed! It seemed that all the VIPs of Miami wanted to be there. To see or to be seen that is another question... Joke aside as Nick Korniloff, Founder of Art Wynwood and Partner of Art Miami LLC stated "Art Wynwood continues to prove that it is the most important winter contemporary art fair, offering both new and seasoned collectors the opportunity to acquire works from well-known and mid-career artists" Art Wynwood now it its 6th edition is clearly in full swing and the quality of the pieces shown reflect that for sure.
Light Sensitive 2017 at Art Intersection
Needless to say, I was thrilled when Alan Fitzgerald from the Art Intersection in Gilbert, Arizona, asked me to jury the 2017 Light Sensitive exhibition. Having a chance to revisit the traditional photographic processes that are near and dear to my heart has been so rewarding.
2017 Student Show RayKo Photo Center
On the walls right now at RayKo Photo Center are works by 25 different artists, all of whom have taken classes during the last 26 years that RayKo has been in business. Since 1991, RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco has provided traditional darkroom rentals and educational resources for photographers. In 2002, construction began in an industrial building at 428 Third Street, and the third incarnation of RayKo was opened in the fall of 2004. Housed in a spacious 12,000 square foot building, RayKo is the largest public photographic community center west of the Mississippi.
Child, Bride, Mother: Nigeria
Too Young To Wed is proud to announce the release of Child, Bride, Mother: Nigeria, our newest multimedia collaboration with the Ford Foundation and the New York Times Sunday Review.
Primary Colors: New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA)
There's always a challenge when jurying a show. I prefer best when the work is anonymous. Just photograph after photograph appearing on my screen, unencumbered by words, names, titles.
RayKo’s 10th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show: A sneak preview
RayKo Photo Center's 10th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show will include images from around the world by 89 different artists! There were over 5000 images submitted to the juried exhibition and we whittled that down to just under 100 pictures. No small task. Displayed here are just 1/3 of the images from the show (33 to be exact). They were taken with a multitude of cheap toy cameras with limited controls like the Diana, the Holga, Lubitel, an assortment of Lomo cameras, the Bluebird, some plastic Polaroid cameras, Ansco, Banner, the Brownie Hawkie, the Agfa Isoly and a slew of others you've never heard of or knew existed. (It's excited to see what rolls in from eastern Europe and farther afield.)
Becoming Photographs by Rania Matar
Becoming is a continuum of Rania Matar's work from the past several years, and it's a feast to view her multiple projects together. Through this collection of portraits, Matar leads us through many stages in the life of a woman. She photographs girls and young women from the US and from Lebanon, her country of origin. Matar notes, "These are not meant to be a comparison, on the contrary, as the lines blur quickly. Regardless of place, background and religion, girls that age everywhere seem united by similar feelings, aspirations and attitudes."
Alex Ramos: Railroads
As a child growing up in Berkeley, California, I was fascinated by the late night passage of the once daily Amtrak Coast Starlight race through town for points North which opened up a list of questions I wanted to explore later in life.
Workshop: Arja Hyytiainen - Pied Dore
The five days at Pied Dore (12th July to 16th of July) situated on the countryside of Vendee, will focus on a ongoing project and/or the primary interests of the photographer. The starting point is the question "who am I". I would like you to work on a storyline that is the most important to you right now, photograph and work on the individual private space, transform the images inside you on paper; work with the startingpoint on your identity. Turn the skin inside out
Art Miami 2016
Celebrating its 27th edition, Art Miami was the first major event to kick off Miami Art Week along with sister fair CONTEXT Art Miami. For me it was a first and I had no idea what to except but I was most certainly pleasantly surprised.
Discover the jury of All About Photo Awards 2017
In reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson's photo essay, The Mind's Eye investigates the depth and thoughts behind each image. Our second edition of the All About Photo Awards invites photographers from around the world to submit their best work for consideration.Prizes:Winners will receive $15,000 in cash awards, extensive press coverage and global recognition. The grand prize is $10,000, 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 Lenscratch, ViewFind, Be-Art Magazine, Daylighted and All About Photo in 2017. A selection of entrants of particular merit will also be invited to display their work in the Winners Gallery of www.all-about-photo.com and on Daylighted.
All About Photo Awards 2017
Our second 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" photography competition investigates the depth and thoughts behind each image.$15,000 in cash prizes!
Introducing Daylighted
Art startups are paving the way for a new generation of art, artists and art aficionados - they are a game changer. Daylighted is a San Francisco based company that provides a new way to exhibit and enjoy art. Daylighted aims to bring art everywhere and to take it beyond the boundaries of museums or art galleries. We make art and digital technology merge in a unique innovative experience
Critical Mass Highlights 2016
Well, it's happened again. Coming in under the wire, I just finished judging the latest round of Critical Mass finalists. A bit about the competition: Critical Mass is organized by the non-profit, Photolucida, which also hosts a biennial portfolio review in Portland, Oregon. Critical Mass is an annual online program that makes connections within the photography community.Photographers at any level, from anywhere in the world, submit a portfolio of 10 images. Through a pre-screening process, the field is narrowed to a group of 200 finalists who go on to have their work viewed and voted on by over 200 esteemed international photography professionals. I'm lucky to be one of these 200 jurors as it means I get the chance to view 200 projects that may potentially fit in with the programming in my gallery. From the finalist group, the Top 50 photographers are named and a series of awards are given, including at least one monograph each year. Photolucida publishes and distributes the award winner's publication, giving copies of the books to all participating photographers and jurors. I've been honored to exhibit the Critical Mass Top 50 show in past years as well as give solo exhibitions to some of the artists I've discovered while judging the competition. As I've just wrapped up looking at the 200 portfolios and while the images are fresh in my mind, I'd like to give a shout out to some of my highlights and surprises.
Pingyao International Photo Festival: Lucia Ganieva
To walk into a big factory space turned into a massive gallery in an ancient walled city in China is one thing. To walk in and see an artist's work whom I had shown back in 2010 is another. I had met Lucia Ganieva back in 2008 at Fotofest in Houston. She had several portfolios, each more compelling than the last. One about "iron mules" (motorbikes with side cars), one about women who guard the art at the Russian museums, and one about factories. I exhibited all three projects at RayKo Photo Center nearly 7 years ago now. But here at the Pingyao International Photo Festival (PIP for short), the curator and artist, Thomas Kellner wisely selected Lucia's factory pictures to be exhibited in the old diesel factory. Perfect.
PhotoAlliance: Benefit at Oakopolis Gallery
PhotoAlliance, founded in San Francisco in 2002, is gearing up for it's 14th year with a Pop Up Exhibition of Collector Prints and photography books. Now this is something many people don't know: PhotoAlliance has a treasure trove of 80 different images by many well-known photographers that you can purchase to support this non-profit. In early September there will be the chance to buy these at a 20% discount at Oakopolis (in conjunction with PHOTO Gallery) during their benefit to aid the future programming of PhotoAlliance. This is a great way to start or add to your collection with works by accomplished photographers. Your support makes all the difference to the growth, success and longevity of their public programs.
Charlotta Maria Hauksdottir: ’Outlook’ at the Reykjavik Museum of Photography
'Outlook' is a series of photographs shot in Iceland in the fall of 2015 and early winter of 2016. Outside the bedroom window was a lush backyard that Hauksdóttir became inspired to photograph. There was a magnetic tablet next to the window with a small watercolor and the artist got the idea to hang pictures there, both press photos as well as images of relevance to her family.
Filter Photo Festival, Chicago
General registration for the 2016 Filter Photo Festival opens June 1st! Filter is a multi-day celebration of the photographic medium that takes place every autumn in Chicago. Festival programming includes workshops, lectures, artist talks, exhibition receptions and much more. Portfolio reviews are a central element of the festival. I was honored to be a reviewer a few years ago and not only got to see some really incredibly curated shows at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, but also every photography gallery in the city was brimming with great works on view for the festival, such as the David Weinberg Gallery and the Catherine Edelman Gallery.
PhotoAlliance Lecture: Ron Jude and Josh Smith
I first met Ron Jude when I was in Los Angeles at Bergamot Station. There are a number of galleries there, one of them, Gallery Luisotti, represents him. Jude was exhibiting ''emmett'' at the time, a selection of his earliest images made during the early 1980s, but edited into a compelling, dream-like book and sequence of pictures nearly 30 years later. The teenage boy that figures largely in the images reminds me so much of my high school boyfriend, that I wonder if indeed the images were made in rural upstate New York where I grew up and not in Idaho.
Jules Maeght Gallery features the winners of the All About Photo Awards
The winning images of the first annual juried photography awards hosted by All About Photo will be exhibited at the Jules Maeght Gallery in San Francisco May 17th - May 28th, 2016! The ten international jurors (Julia Fullerton-Batten, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, Frank Horvat, Ann Jastrab, Ed Kashi, Jules Maeght, Klavdij Sluban, Keiichi Tahara, Ami Vitale, and Cara Weston) viewed and scored nearly 5,000 images for this inaugural competition. As one of the jurors, I was overwhelmed not only by the number of submissions, but also by the quality of the submissions. There were so many dynamic images from around the world that it was difficult to choose only 5 for top honors.
EUQINOMprojects: A new photography gallery in San Francisco
I've known Monique Deschaines for many years, ever since she was a graduate student at the San Francisco Art Institute. Back then she was making very brave self-portraits, but now she is doing something even braver: she has opened her own photography gallery in San Francisco. No small feat in the most expensive city in North America.
The newly expanded SFMOMA presents the New Pritzker Center for Photography
The gallery space will be tripled and the inaugural exhibitions showcasing 260 works from the distinguished Doris and Donald Fisher Collection of postwar and contemporary art, more than 600 artworks promised to the museum through its Campaign for Art and the debut of the new Pritzker Center for Photography.
Inaugural Exhibition of ’In Search of Great Men’ by McNair Evans
This winter my son and I missed a connecting flight and were told that due to the holidays, there wouldn't be another flight available into my small, hometown airport (or anywhere near it) for 8 days. It was a moment to laugh or cry. I just looked at my 10-year-old and said, ''Let's find the closest train station and make our way the last 1,000 miles.'' We cuddled up in two seats and watched the land open up as the train veered away from the city into the wide river valley with the distant curving hills. Away from the road, everything was different, the trees denser, the birds more numerous, the light somehow crisper. I thought in this moment of McNair Evans' long term project, ''In Search of Great Men.'' I looked around the train car at the exhausted families, the business men with loosened ties, the couples with gigantic suitcases that seemed to hold everything they owned. I wondered about their stories and where they would alight and who would get on next and where everyone was going in these gently hurtling silver cars rolling with a rhythm into the darkness. McNair Evans' images and accompanying journal pages answered some of my questions, while others were aroused. This exhibition is a culmination of four years spent journeying the country, meeting the people and exploring a mode of transportation that is slowly disappearing.
Looking Forward, Giving Back 2016
If you're anywhere near San Francisco on April 26th, join First Exposures for their 7th annual celebration of youth photography. This annual fundraiser called ''Looking Forward, Giving Back'' is an opportunity to not just support an important program, but also one of the great community events of the year.
Too Young to Wed
As big fans of this year's theme of stepping up global commitment to achieving gender parity, we would like to share with you some of our most recent work advancing this important cause.
Neil Dankoff and Kandy Gallery
Canadian photographer Neil Dankoff found his passion in the late 90's as digital photography was first introduced to the market place. It would take him another ten years to hone his craft before delving into the world of fine art photography. After six years of travelling the world and exhibiting his work, this past October, Dankoff opened his own gallery in Montreal along side partner's Derek and Kirsty Stern. At over 5500 sq. ft, Kandy Gallery is now one of the largest solo artist galleries in North America.
Bin Feng and Tajh Bergeron at the Savannah College of Art and Design
I went back to Savannah, Georgia, on a midnight red eye flight a few weeks ago during a cold snap in the South where there was ice on the street in the morning and the frost coated grass crunched under my feet. This never happened when I lived there 23 years ago. There was something that was the same though. The light. The magic light of the winter in a place tucked up river from the sea, filtered by two-hundred-year-old trees and the thick air...
RayKo Photo Center’s Annual Juried Toy Camera Show
RayKo's 9th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show is opening on March 9th from 6-8pm! China may have announced that they've stopped making the Holga (a plastic medium format camera with limited controls, a fixed focal length, and a unique and often quirky plastic lens), but artists are still churning out images from this toy camera and many others like the Diana, the Bluebird, the Brownie Hawkeye, the Ansco Pix Panorama, the Sprocket Rocket, and many others you've never heard of. Along with the 90 international artists juried into this competition, we will also be featuring the work of Gordon Stettinius, this year's chosen one!
Original Masterclass with Antoine D’Agata
Not to be missed! Participate in the original Masterclass led by world famous photographer Antoine D'Agata! He will teach you how to become a better photographer and to extend the limits of your approach. Only 10 places are available, make a reservation today! The workshop will be in Georgia from April 24, 2016 until April 29, 2016 .
Lewis Watts ’New Orleans Suite’
Lewis Watts, a photographer based in Richmond, California, has been photographing in New Orleans since 1994. He was initially drawn to its history and culture, the patina of its building and the patina of the faces of the people. He was also interested in the connection between Louisiana and the West Coast because of the great migration during WWII and afterward. This was something Watts researched for his book, ''Harlem of the West, The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era'' (Chronicle Books 2006). Watts was able to return to New Orleans multiple times through the ensuing years and then was scheduled for an Artist Residency at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans in 2005. That was derailed by Hurricane Katrina. He did get into the city six weeks after the storm and the damage was much worse than what was shown in the news photographs Watts had been closely following. Watts was embedded with the National Guard in order to gain access to the Lower 9th Ward where the worst devastation had occurred. He was interested in photographing much of the unique nature of New Orleans and how the storm left its mark, not only with images of flood water levels stained on walls and occupancy markers of abandonment, but also resilient images of the people. This was problematic at first because there were so few people left, and it was the people that made New Orleans real for Watts. He then noticed the ways that the cultural workers (The Mardi Gras Indians, The Pleasure and Social Clubs, the Brass Bands and other residents) aspired to make sure that the traditions, unique to New Orleans, would endure and grow in the face of the threat of a reduced black population and the desire of some of the powers that be to commoditize the culture.
2015 Fall Artists-in-Residence Exhibitions Open at RayKo Photo Center
RayKo Photo Center is pleased to announce the opening of our 2015 Fall artists-in-residence exhibitions. We've had two very talented female artists slaving away in our darkrooms for the past six months. Both Kathya Landeros and Kari Orvik have been hauling around large format cameras (8x10!) and making images of their communities. It goes beyond simple documentation and portraiture though, as their exhibitions will reveal.
Trent Davis Bailey ’The North Fork’ and the Anderson Ranch Artist Residency
When discussing The North Fork project, Bailey describes the world that appears in his photographs as a place in his imagination and a valley in his home state of Colorado. He continues, "It is a land of mesas and plains sheltered by deep wilderness, precipitous canyons, sloping forests, and ragged peaks.
Brenton Hamilton: The Maine Media Workshops
The Maine Photographic Workshops, now the Maine Media Workshops, is an international non-profit educational organization offering year-round workshops for photographers, filmmakers, and media artists. Students from across the country and around the world travel to coastal Maine to attend courses of all levels, from absolute beginner and serious amateur to working professional.
Justyna Badach: Book signing and the 100th anniversary of the Print Center in Philadelphia
I first saw Justyna Badach's bachelor portraits in the Critical Mass competition a few years ago. For those of you that don't know about this competition, Critical Mass is a chance to submit your photographic project to a large jury of photography professionals.
Upcoming PhotoAlliance Lecture and Events
As a board member of PhotoAlliance, I get to see the inner workings of the organization and also am privy to upcoming events before they are announced. I'm going to let you in on some of this exciting news here, but first off, PhotoAlliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the understanding, appreciation and creation of contemporary photography. The group is comprised of artists, students, professionals, amateurs, enthusiasts, and collectors. Their goal is to foster connections within the San Francisco Bay Area photographic community through public programs and educational activities including workshops, lecture series, and portfolio reviews. Linda Connor, distinguished educator and acclaimed photographer, founded PhotoAlliance in 2002 with some other champions of the medium of photography and it has been growing and evolving ever since.
Minnesota Street Project
Minnesota Street Project provides space that is far below market rate and offers predictability for our tenants," says Andy Rappaport, co-founder of Minnesota Street Project. "We've structured the tenant leases to start at effective costs that are half to a third of the current market rate with annual caps on increases. We are committed to long-term stability for our tenants. We can offer these rents and capped increases even in such a hot real estate market because our financial objectives for the project are to break even over the long term and measure our return-on-investment in terms of civic contribution rather than financial gain.
Eli Reed: ’The Documentary Perspective’
Eli Reed's new monograph, "A Long Walk Home," is a retrospective of his life's work. Reed will be signing copies of this impressive book that consists of more than 250 images and spans his forty-year career. Along with the book signing on November 12th, there is an equally impressive retrospective exhibition as well as a workshop taught by Reed. He is no stranger to teaching, being a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas in Austin for the past decade while also having led workshops and courses at several universities and photography centers nationwide including the International Center of Photography, Columbia University, New York University, and Harvard University.
Le Masterklass by Nestan NIJARADZE & Klavdij SLUBAN
A Masterklass unique in its approach of contemporay photography, proposing a one year series of group and individual encounters. The specificity lays in the fact that each participant is being offered an individual program lead by two masters of photography, both as renowned as appreciated internationally, Nestan NIJARADZE and Klavdij SLUBAN. Le Masterklass takes place in the heart of Paris, in a spacious and luminous artist loft from December 2015 to November 2016. Le Masterklass is made of 4 group meetings throughout the year, but most specially of an individual coaching, according to the evolution of each participant's evolution and creation. In one word, a tailor-made Masterklass.
Ken Light ’What’s Going On? 1969-1974’
I'm eagerly awaiting my copy of Ken Light's new monograph, "What's Going On? 1969-1974." I was at the kick off party for his crowd funding campaign at the Leica Gallery in San Francisco where select images that would one day be in the book were displayed throughout the space on easels and pedestals. Shots of soldiers marching on students and young people wrapped in blankets, massed together for an unknown reason. I see now this picture taken of Ken back then when he was making these photographs. He was one of those kids, 18 and wandering through a country that was changing radically and rapidly. And there he is, in the midst of it, living it and documenting it. It's amazing what a bit of distance can do for you as a photographer, to stow away your images for four decades and then revisit them with the mature eye of a life lived as a social documentarian.
David Carol juries a new show for the Center for Fine Art Photography
I met David Carol at the Filter Festival of Photography in Chicago last year. He was standing in the hotel lobby like he knew me, (really like he owned the place), and said, "Where are we going for a drink?" I assumed he was friends with Hamidah Glasgow, the director of the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, since he was standing next to her. Later she and I conferred and she said, "I thought you knew that guy. I'd never met him."
The Medium Festival of Photography: Part 1
My days at the Medium Festival of Photography reviewing portfolios were strangely bookended. The first day, I had back-to-back meetings with artists who were creating their images with fire and water (not cameras) and I thought, there's got to be an Air project soon, and there was. And Earth. All the elements in one place. There were also a lot of portfolios in between that investigated themes of family and the land and the plight of animals and humans as well as just some damn good street photography.
The Medium Festival of Photography: Part 2
The Medium Festival, a four-day photography event with an engaging line up of portfolio reviews and artist lectures, in San Diego brought photographers of all levels together to inspire each other, collaborate and share work.
Homeplace, part of GuatePhoto Festival PhotoBook Exhibition
Sarah Christianson (b. 1982) grew up on a four-generation family farm in the heart of eastern North Dakota's Red River Valley (an hour north of Fargo). Immersed in that vast expanse of the Great Plains, she developed a strong affinity for its landscape. This connection to place has had a profound effect on her work: despite moving to San Francisco in 2009, she continues to document the subtleties and nuances of the Midwestern landscape and experience through long-term projects.
Femme Papel at Rayko Photo Center
On September 23rd, RayKo Photo Center kicked off their fall exhibition season with a stunning array of unique prints by seven women artists. The show, Femme Papel, sounding similar to Femme Fatale, features incredible works by innovative women who push the boundaries of the definition of photography. And also the creation of it. Some of these photographers are local, using RayKo's darkroom facilities to pull their one-of-a-kind mural-sized chromogenic prints out of our color processor (yes, we still have color darkrooms where artists can make optical c-prints!). Some of them who aren't local, have flown into San Francisco to use our B&W mural darkroom to make huge gelatin silver prints. Another, who previously used our darkrooms, is now unfurling large sheets of paper coated with cyanotype chemistry into the sea and pulling them back before the waves can take them and before they can totally develop into a deep intense blue.And that's where we got the idea for this exhibition. As the gallery director at RayKo, I am constantly on the look out for new images. I have an advantage here that I can see artists creating work right in our photography center. I noted that there were a number of artists, and all of them women, who were making images that were like nothing I've ever seen before. They changed my notion of what a photograph could be. Originally, the owner of RayKo and I discussed the idea for this show and we had the working title of Chicks on Paper, which while offending some and amusing others, didn't stick. But what did persist was the high level of quality work that these women artists generated.Exhibition dates: September 23rd - October 30th, 2015Here's our line up:
Introducing: All About Photo Awards
All About Photo is pleased to announce the call for entries for our first ever photography awards: The Mind's Eye. The title of the competition and exhibition is a reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson's essay.
Discover the jury of All About Photo Awards 2016
Our first ever All About Photo Awards invites photographers from around the world to unfold their visual emotions. In reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson's photo essay, The Mind's Eye outlines depth and thoughts behind each image.Prizes:Winners will receive $20,000 in cash awards, extensive press coverage and global recognition. The grand prize is $10,000, the 2nd prize is $5,000, the 3rd prize is $2,500, the 4th prize is $1,500 and the 5th prize is $1000! All winners will have their work showcased at Jules Maeght Gallery in San Francisco in May 2016. A selection of entrants of particular merit will also be invited to display their work in the Winners Gallery of www.all-about-photo.com.Discover our incredible International Jury:
Liu Bolin produces special artwork to support United Nations Global Goals Campaign
Chinese artist Liu Bolin has painted himself to show his support of the United Nations Global Goals campaign - the sequel to the Millennium Development Goals.The artwork 'The Future' features Liu against the backdrop of 193 UN flags. This draws attention to the 17 Global Goals which aim to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle global climate change by 2030.
Human: The Movie
HUMAN, the movie we have been working on for 3 years now will soon be launched. This is an unique project which I would like to share with you. The 3h11 cinematographic version will be launched worldwide on the 12th of september, but several other different versions of the film exist adapted to the television (France 2 for French television) and to Google/Youtube, one of our major partners. All versions are obviously accompanied by my friend Armand Amar's music.
Event: Wang Qingsong at Beetles+Huxley
Beetles+Huxley, one of Europe's leading and most innovative photography galleries, is delighted to present the UK's first retrospective of Beijing artist Wang Qingsong, who represented China in the Venice Biennale 2013.
PHOTOLONDON, a very promising 1st edition
For its first apparition on the world map of photo fairs, PhotoLondon made a strong point. Spreading in the splendid settings of Somerset House, the fair has already succeeded in attracting some of the most important international galleries, which seem eager to participate again next year, even though their sells were not all as high as they might have hoped.
What Is The Minnesota Street Project
With real estate costs continuing to skyrocket, Minnesota Street Project offers not only affordable space for art galleries, artists and related nonprofits and retail, but it also provides a location in the heart of the historic Dogpatch district to put down roots and build a dynamic arts hub.
Paris Photo LA, 2015 Edition
Paris Photo LA attracted many Art Dealers, Curators and Collectors from the USA but also from 17 other countries which allowed us to have more insight on the International Art Market and trend in Photography for 2015. But we were not alone!
What Happened At the World Press Photo Contest?
World Press Photo is having a rough time since their February announcement that over 20% of its contestants were disqualified for breaking contest rules. And to make matters worse, there was also the disqualification of Giovanni Troilo's "La Ville Noir"-The Dark Heart of Europe, which depicts Charleroi, Belgium as seedy, sex-craved underbelly city of Europe.
FWAB 2014: Sean Perry
Many years ago I had the good fortune to meet the elegant and singular curator, author and collector, John A Bennette. I am deeply grateful to Mr. Bennette for many things, particularly my introduction to the wonderful non-profit organization Friends Without A Border, founded by photographer and philanthropist Kenro Izu. I have been honored to contribute to their fund raising gala every year since, and this year I am excited to share with you a special commission I have just completed for Friends.
First Exposures
As a nationally recognized youth photography and mentoring program, First Exposures strives to make a long-term impact on the lives of high-need, underserved youth in the San Francisco Bay Area.
49 photographs of Chris Killip acquired by the Getty
The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of 49 photographs by documentary photographer Chris Killip (British, born 1946). Combined with one photograph already in the collection, the Museum now owns the complete set of 50 images found in Killip's landmark book In Flagrante (Secker & Warburg, 1988). This gives the Getty the most significant group of vintage Killip prints in an American institution. The acquisition was made possible through the collective assistance of the Getty Museum Photographs Council, along with individual contributions from several members that allowed the Museum to purchase the complete body of Killip's work.
Andy Warhol at Stanford
Through an invitation-only competition among some of the nation's leading art museums, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts selected the Cantor Arts Center as the permanent home of Warhol's archive of contact sheets and negatives. As a university art museum situated at a campus with accomplished faculty and students, the Cantor is ideally situated to care for the collection, facilitate new scholarship and engage with broad audiences through new exhibitions, programs and publications.
Finding the Sacred on the Sacred River
When I saw it, I knew, I had to go: A workshop during the Hindu spiritual festival on the Ganges River. Agency VII was organizing and I knew immediately, that this, I had to attend. I registered, applied, got in, got a visa, got a flight and showed up.
BADAO association
In 2012, after a few days spent with the children and Marie-Thérèse, Yann decided to create the BADAO association to help them as much as possible. The house shelters children, who although sometimes very young have had a very difficult start in life. Marie-Thérèse gives them a second chance for a fresh start, and as well as a shelter, she provides each of them with love and support.
Big Life Foundation
Since they were photographed, many of the elephants in this book (On This Earth, A Shadow Falls) have been killed by poachers. The 49 year old elephant drinking on the cover, so trusting to allow me this close, was killed two years after I took this photo. The leading matriarch in Elephants Walking Through Grass, was also killed the same year.
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