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Ansel Adams, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich/ Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour, Somerset House, review - Telegraph

Ansel Adams, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich/ Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour, Somerset House, review - Telegraph | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
Alastair Sooke reviews Ansel Adams at the National Maritime Museum and Cartier Bresson at Somerset House: photographs of the wilderness and city life...
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Daido Moriyama’s Two Cities

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When I had first looked at Moriyama’s Okinawa it was to photograph the cover of the book on the ICP copy-stand. The clear, black and white contrast on the cover led me to quickly flip through the book before deeply looking into it.

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"After comparing Moriyama’s two books I realized that the closeness I had felt with one of them was contrasted by the wonder I had for the other. The original appeal of Moriyama’s black and white balanced style led me to enjoy his two books for their balance to me. I was able to romanticize one part of the world with Okinawa, and then appreciate my home with ’71 NY."

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About a woman : La femme en photographie

About a woman :  La femme en photographie | Master Photographers | Scoop.it

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.


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REVIEW: Thomas Struth at Marian Goodman Gallery (2014) - Since 2008, AMERICAN SUBURB X | Art, Photography and Culture that matters.

REVIEW: Thomas Struth at Marian Goodman Gallery (2014) - Since 2008, AMERICAN SUBURB X | Art, Photography and Culture that matters. | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
“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.

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Iconic is an overused term.

 

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A Book Of Contrasts: Bill Brandt

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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.

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Bill Brandt's Negative Beginnings

Bill Brandt's Negative Beginnings | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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.
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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

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Art Producers Speak: Alex Farnum

Art Producers Speak: Alex Farnum | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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.

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Beautiful Images Of Mirrored Photographs Painted Over By Watercolors - DesignTAXI.com

Beautiful Images Of Mirrored Photographs Painted Over By Watercolors - DesignTAXI.com | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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NYC artist's secret photos of neighbors raise privacy issues

NYC artist's secret photos of neighbors raise privacy issues | Master Photographers | Scoop.it

NEW YORK – In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window.

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Japanese photography legend Shomei Tomatsu dies

Japanese photography legend Shomei Tomatsu dies | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
Shomei Tomatsu, one of the most influential Japanese photographers of his era, died on 14 December. He was 82
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In a Chelsea Photography Show, Two Dallas Curators Investigate the Fog of War - D Magazine

In a Chelsea Photography Show, Two Dallas Curators Investigate the Fog of War - D Magazine | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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...
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With These Abstract Portraits, Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder : NPR

With These Abstract Portraits, Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder : NPR | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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.

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Love the skin detail and catch light in eye. Beautifully done!

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Art book master highlights beauty of printed works

Art book master highlights beauty of printed works. -- GlobalPost
Steidl 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.

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William Eggleston to receive Outstanding Contribution to Photography award

William Eggleston to receive Outstanding Contribution to Photography award | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
US photographer William Eggleston is set to receive the 2013 Outstanding Contribution to Photography award at the Sony World Photography Awards
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All these awards come SK very hate for all great photographers.
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Boost of British: An Interview with James Hyman

Boost of British: An Interview with James Hyman | Master Photographers | Scoop.it

Hyman is a unique figure in the British photography scene–a dealer, collector, and former academic, he has a finger in many pies. As such, he is perfectly placed to discuss a broad spectrum of issues that concern British photography and the photo world in general.


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Mario Pires's curator insight, May 28, 11:58 AM

"People consume photography in this country; they just don’t collect it. I think that’s to do with the history. In France, photography was the key art form in Surrealism; in America, Californians like Weston and Adams perfected prints that were beautifully mounted, signed and editioned. But in England, photographers like Bert Hardy andGrace Robertson showed their work in magazines."

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Photography theory: a bluffer's guide - Telegraph

Photography theory: a bluffer's guide - Telegraph | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
Bewildered by Berger? Stumped by Sontag? We read the essential photography theory so you don't have to

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Mario Pires's curator insight, June 10, 2014 4:59 AM

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. 

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Photobook Collecting in the Age of the Thousand-Dollar Zine

Photobook Collecting in the Age of the Thousand-Dollar Zine | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
Experienced collector Tom Claxton talks us through the boom, and explains how to put together a collection while keeping your feet on the ground
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Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr - we make money not art

Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr - we make money not art | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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A Study of Light, Shadows, and Framing: Street Photos by Ray Metzker - PetaPixel

A Study of Light, Shadows, and Framing: Street Photos by Ray Metzker - PetaPixel | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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Cementing his reputation as a master photographer, the museum of Modern Art in New York gave him his first one-man show in 1967.
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The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation @Lehman Loeb Art Center/Vassar

The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation @Lehman Loeb Art Center/Vassar | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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.
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Marjorie Preval A fashion portfolio

Marjorie Preval A fashion portfolio | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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.

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Reminds me of Lillian Bassman

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MoMA | Reconsidering Bill Brandt

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MoMA | Reconsidering Bill Brandt
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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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In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012 - TIME

In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012 - TIME | Master Photographers | Scoop.it

TIME MAGAZINE | In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012

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Bill Brandt: Shadow & Light @MoMA

Bill Brandt: Shadow & Light @MoMA | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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...
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David Fahey: My artists portrait | Le Journal de la Photographie

David Fahey: My artists portrait  | Le Journal de la Photographie | Master Photographers | Scoop.it

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.


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"Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light"

"Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light" | Master Photographers | Scoop.it
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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5 STAR review by TIME OUT

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