Jeff Wall: Pictures Like Poems

Discover what inspires and motivates one of the modern masters of photography, Canadian Jeff Wall, who here discusses a selection of his impressive photographs and their often meticulous compositions.  

Thomas Ruff – “Tripe | Ruff” (2018)

Inspired by some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma (Myanmar), Ruff’s series, ‘Tripe | Ruff’, commissioned by the V&A, reimagines a set of 1850s architectural and topographical images by British Army Captain and photographer Linnaeus Tripe. Encompassing over twenty prints, ‘Tripe | Ruff’ is the latest series in Ruff’s 35-year investigation into the […]

Thomas Ruff – Meet the Photographer (2018)

Thomas Ruff continually challenges the processes, techniques and concepts of photography, frequently editing and manipulating images made by others in order to re-imagine their possibilities. Victoria and Albert Museum traveled to Ruff’s studio in Dusseldorf to meet the artist, and find out more about this working methods, inspiration – and how his art has evolved. […]

Interviews

Explore interview videos. Thomas Ruff – “Tripe | Ruff” (2018)Trevor Paglen – Artist and Geographer | 2017 MacArthur FellowEd Ruscha – Words Have No Size (2017)Ed Ruscha on Change in Los Angeles Today (2016)Emmet and Edith Gowin – A Conversation (2013)ASX.TV: Andy Warhol – “Interview” (1966) Explore the essay archives.

Stephen Shore: How to See (2018)

“Whenever I find I repeat myself, I look ahead in a new direction.” — Stephen Shore Photographer Stephen Shore wants his pictures to feel as natural as speaking. In this gallery tour, Shore reflects on his six-decade long career—from his early work taking pictures in Andy Warhol’s Factory to road trips across America. “Stephen Shore” […]

Redefining Photography | Andreas Gursky

Driven by an interest and insight into ‘the way that the world is constituted’, as well as what he describes as ‘the pure joy of seeing’, Gursky makes photographs that are not just depictions of places or situations, but reflections on the nature of image-making and the limits of human perception. Often taken from a […]

IMMA presents Wolfgang Tillmans Rebuilding the Future

Wolfgang Tillmans, Rebuilding the Future 26 October 2018 – 17 February 2019 More Information: http://www.imma.ie/en/page_237287.htm Wolfgang Tillmans (b. 1968, Remscheid, Germany) is one of the most accomplished and widely celebrated artists working today, recognised for major contributions to the development of contemporary photography in terms of subject matter, production, scale, presentation and methodology. Tillmans’ relationship […]

Wolfgang Tillmans – “What Art Does to Me is Beyond Words” (2017)

Tate Modern spends the day with artist Wolfgang Tillmans in his Berlin studio as he prepares for his Tate Modern exhibition. German-born, international in outlook and exhibited around the world, Wolfgang Tillmans spent many years in the UK and is currently based in Berlin. In 2000, he was the first photographer and first non-British artist […]

Video

Explore recent videos. Artist Kara Walker – ‘I’m an Unreliable Narrator’ (2019)Meet the Photojournalist: James Whitlow DelanoJeff Wall: Pictures Like PoemsDaido Moriyama Photographs Rebellion, Deconstructs HimselfTrevor Paglen Interview: The Meaning of an ImageHammer Projects: Sam Falls Explore the video archives.