Streetwise builds on Swiss photographer Robert Frank’s snapshot aesthetic, which gained attention following the release of his groundbreaking book, The Americans in 1959. Frank’s focus on a more personal documentary style influenced a new generation of photographers, including legendaries such as Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, Jerry Berndt, Ruth-Marion Baruch, Garry Winogrand, Bruce Davidson, Danny Lyon […]
“Lewis Baltz: In the Desert” features 29 photographs from the internationally renowned photographer’s series “Nevada” and “Near Reno.” An icon of contemporary photography, Baltz took the black-and-white images of construction sites and abandoned areas in the northern Nevada desert region between 1977 and 1986. Many of the images in “Lewis Baltz: In the Desert” are […]
Enrique Villaseñor.- CUBA Y MEXICO. Una semblaza en las relaciones fotográficas entre México y Cuba. Desde los primeros acercamientos de amistad en 1978, hasta los eventos de 2002. Cuba y México: veinticinco años de compartir la fotografía y la amistad. Dos patrias, una sola manera de amar la vida y la fotografía.
Tateshots: When a boyfriend broke-up with her by email, French artist Sophie Calle asked 107 women to read the letter and to analyse it according to their professional interest. It was set to music, re-ordered by a crossword-setter, performed by an actress, and probed by a forensic psychiatrist, amongst others. The resulting artwork called Take […]
American artist Mitch Epstein explores how privacy is acted out in the public spaces of New York. In this video he tells the story of one such time when he disturbed a strangely ‘ordinary’ exhibitionist couple from his rooftop. Works from Mitch Epstein’s ‘The City’ series are on display in Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the […]
The National Gallery of Art organized a comprehensive exhibit of Robert Frank’s work (Images courtesy of: National Gallery of Art; Produced by: Diane Bolz and Brian Wolly)
Photographer Alec Soth’s first US survey, premieres at Walker Art Center. ASX CHANNEL: ALEC SOTH
Les photographies d’Alec Soth puisent leur racine dans la tradition de Walker Evans, Robert Frank et Stephen Shore. Sa représentation du quotidien fait apparaître la complexité d’une société américaine construite sur des idéaux d’indépendance, de liberté, de spiritualité, et d’individualisme.