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NEW YORK – In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window.
Shomei Tomatsu, one of the most influential Japanese photographers of his era, died on 14 December. He was 82
D Magazine In a Chelsea Photography Show, Two Dallas Curators Investigate the Fog of War D Magazine Featuring ten artists, documentary and war photographers, the exhibition illustrated the components that make up how the United States conducts war...
In the 1960s photographer Bill Brandt put a twist on his portraits of famous artists — by zooming in all the way on just the eye.
Love the skin detail and catch light in eye. Beautifully done!
Art book master highlights beauty of printed works. -- GlobalPostSteidl became a registered craftsmen as a master of silkscreen printing through self-study in 1974. He now produces some of the best printed photo books in the world.
I first heard that the National Portrait Gallery was planning an extensive exhibition devoted to the photographic portraits of Man Ray’s early last year whilst judging a London photography competition; and it instantly became an eagerly (for me at least) anticipated exhibition — and this morning the long wait was over, when I was lucky enough to see this comprehensive show ahead of its public opening tomorrow.
Swann Galleries in New York will sell dozens of influential and stunning photographs Monday in an auction of fine photography from old masters that continues to influence the way artists document the world today.
Product placement fthe swan. nothing special....
MoMA | Reconsidering Bill Brandt
MoMA’s new book Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light by Sarah Hermanson Meister, curator in the Department of Photography at MoMA, is a fresh look at the work of an iconic British photographer. The exhibition currently on view isn’t the first time MoMA has presentedBill Brandt’s work to the public—the last Brandt retrospective was in 1969. Since then, the Museum’s perspective of Brandt’s work has evolved into a more complete consideration of the nuances and variations in Brandt’s own photo-historical approach.
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TIME MAGAZINE | In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012
JTF (just the facts): A total of 156 black and white photographs, variously displayed in white, grey, and black frames with mats, and hung against white walls with grey horizontal stripes in three interconnected gallery spaces on the third floor of...
I have been making photographs for the past 40 years. My subject matter has primarily been portraits of artists. These images were made during studio visits, on trips with the artists, on vacations, in our gallery, or in my informal studio in a garage behind the gallery.
One of the giants of 20th-century photography, Bill Brandt (1904–1983) is not as well-known as his close contemporaries Henri Cartier-Bresson and Walker Evans....
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Museums — many of them with new photography department heads — are organizing exhibitions that in some cases incorporate other art media.
“Photography has always been on a long road. But now it’s out of the ghetto.”
A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it. - Edward Steichen