Sybren Vanoverberghe’s 1099: A Violent Compression

“The world itself defines humanity by an unceasing and unrelenting violence”   Sybren Vanoverberghe‘s 1099: A Violent Compression Art Paper Editions. Text: Brad Feuerhelm The world itself defines humanity by an unceasing and unrelenting violence. This violence can be seen in the material record of geology, but also in historical ruin. The violence that oversees […]

Festival Images Vevey Roundup 2020

“Lake Geneva is situated along the borders of France and Swtizerland and is surrounded by dauntingly beautiful Chablis Alps, which features Le Grammont,-the region’s highest summit”   I had the pleasure of visiting the Swiss Biennale Festival Images Vevey last week. The festival, which occurs every two years in the small, but lush town of […]

Bildband Berlin: Support Photography Bookshops #3

  “I’d been playing drums in a few bands, Th’ Faith Healers and Stereolab among others, and between tours and photo jobs I’d take off on photo projects of my own, often to Berlin. Eventually I got a place in Berlin, because I realised it had a lot of what London was losing, it’s a […]

Australian Murder Victims (1910-1960)

Excerpts from the forensic photography archive at the Justice & Police Museum in Sydney, Australia which contains an estimated 130,000 negatives created by the New South Wales Police between 1910 and 1960.

Geronimo, Sitting Bull and other Native American Cabinet Cards

First introduced in the 1860s, cabinet card photographs were similar to cartes-de-visite, only larger. Measuring approximately four inches by six inches and mounted on cardstock (similar to cardboard), cabinet card photos got their name from their size—they were just the right size to be displayed on a cabinet. Cabinet cards reached their peak of popularity […]

Lee Balterman’s Chicago (1950’s)

  Lee Balterman (American, 1920- ) was born at Augustana Hospital in Chicago. After graduating high school in 1938, he went on to take evening classes in drawing and painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago – the only formal training of his career. At 86, he continues to live and photograph […]

Ren Hang’s New China

任航 摄影师 诗人 1987年出生于中国吉林长春,现居北京。在国内外做过多次个人摄影展,参加国内外各大摄影联展,摄影作品常见于国内外各类杂志和书籍,2010年获得意大利第三届特尔纳当代艺术奖,曾出版个人摄影集《REN HANG》、《ROOM》、《NUDE》、《MY DEPRESSION》、《Republic》。

Galleries

Explore recent galleries. Larry Clark – ‘Tulsa’ (1971)KEIZO KITAJIMA: “NEW YORK”Festival Images Vevey Roundup 2020ROBERT K. HOWER: “KENTUCKY”The 1970’s Roller Skaters of “Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink”LARRY SULTAN & MIKE MANDEL: “EVIDENCE”Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001 A Space Odyssey’ Lobby CardsARTHUR TRESS: “PHOTOGRAPHS”Walker Evans – “Many are Called” (1938)William Gedney: “Houses at Night” (1960-1973)Sannes Sannes: “Erotomaniac”KARLHEINZ WEINBERGER: “REBEL [...]