From July 2nd through August 31st, the Parisian Library Claude Levy Strauss exposes black and white photographs by Elise Hardy. I remember the first time I met Elise Hardy, the year she entered Rapho agency, in 1992. The agency was in its historical offices, on the R...
01.07.2011[ read full story ]
Montpellier. The land they occupy is adjacent to the future City Hall
construction site. They call it the Platz. On the Platz they built
makeshift dwellings where they eat, sleep, rest, play, fight and
01.06.2011[ read full story ]
As early as my first photos, I had the certainty that the world belonged to me. Everything, absolutely everything, from the red boat washed ashore to the cat jumping in mid air, everything could enter my black box, even if sometimes it was necessary to rearrange the arrivals, ...
21.06.2011[ read full story ]
Vered Gallery features Couture Shock, the first solo exhibition of work by new fashion photographer Raul Higuera. Couture Shock features highlights of Higuera’s wonderfully bizarre, sexy surreal fashion stories straight from the pages of Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire and Ha...
02.06.2011[ read full story ]
In partnership with The New Yorker, Steven Kasher Gallery presents New Yorker Fiction/Real Photography, a selection of over 40 important photographs selected by Elisabeth Biondi and Steven Kasher from the artwork accompanying ...
10.06.2011[ read full story ]
As of June 10th, 2011, the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin will be presenting the latest exhibition Helmut Newton Polaroids. For the first time ever, over 300 works based on the original Polaroids offer a comprehensive overview of this aspect of Newton’s oeuvre. St...
29.06.2011[ read full story ]
The Soviet State that emerged from the 1917 Russian Revolution fostered a new visual language aimed at building a new society based on the socialist ideal. The decade and a half that followed the Revolution was a period of intense activity and innovation in the field of the...
22.06.2011[ read full story ]
Brassaï the photographer (1899–1984) long feared traveling to America. His friend Henry Miller, who had fled New York for Paris during the 1930’s, unfailingly described his country as hostile, closed minded, pitiless for the weak. Brassaï had long doubted him...
24.06.2011[ read full story ]
Writing about Elliott Erwitt is an antediluvian adventure. It sends us back to when photography was practiced with humility and compassion, and was a bit less narcissistic. The bygone days at Magnum with its passionate members. Among them, this son of a Russian immig...
30.05.2011[ read full story ]
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