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What makes a portrait of a woman unforgettable? We asked eight leading female photographers to identify their favourite.
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The Nailya Alexander Gallery in New York is holding a touching exhibition of thirty photographs of women taken from early last century up to the present day.
“How should we judge what we see?” It’s a question posed to dramatic effect by a series of mostly large-scale photographs created by the iconic 59 year-old German photographer Thomas Struth, now on view at the Marian Goodman Gallery in mid-town Manhattan.
Iconic is an overused term.
Heralded by many as Britain’s greatest modern photographer, Bill Brandt was a man who never took a photograph unless he had something to say.
A MoMA exhibit of Bill Brandt’s photography emphasizes the primacy of the print in understanding his work, as he moved from favoring grays to stark blacks and whites.
To really understand Brandt’s work, you have to turn to the original, vintage prints, and that’s exactly the goal of “Shadow and Light,” a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.
Go and see the show! It's the last week - finishes 11th August 2013
We emailed Art Buyers and Art Producers around the world asking them to submit names of established photographers who were keeping it fresh and up-and-comers who they are keeping their eye on.
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.
Bewildered by Berger? Stumped by Sontag? We read the essential photography theory so you don't have to
Why should photographers read theoretical books ? Are they essential ? Could you do without them all together ? I have my answers, you should get yours, perhaps not in this article, but everyone who cares about images should read beyond how-to's and tutorials.
Experienced collector Tom Claxton talks us through the boom, and explains how to put together a collection while keeping your feet on the ground
A Study of Light, Shadows, and Framing: Street Photos by Ray Metzker PetaPixel Cementing his reputation as a master photographer, the museum of Modern Art in New York gave him his first one-man show in 1967.
JTF (just the facts): A group show of 41 artists/photographers, variously framed and matted, and hung against white walls in a series of four dimly lit rooms on the first floor of the museum and in one small gallery on the second floor.
Her name sounds French, but her background is Haitian. Soon, this July, she will discover Paris, something she has dreamed of for a long time.
Reminds me of Lillian Bassman
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....
5 STAR review by TIME OUT