Tag Archives: American photographer

Stephen Shore: Survey

American Surfaces

”Survey” is the catalogue of is the largest retrospective exhibition ever mounted of Stephen Shore’s work, spanning from the 60s until 2013 organized by Fundación Mapfre in Madrid. Shore’s importance in shaping the photography we see today cannot be underestitmated — his fascination with the aesthetic of amateur or ‘snapshot’ photography, his sensitivity to colour, […]

Larry Sultan: Here and Home

American Suburbia: Larry Sultan

”Here and Home” is a retrospective of Larry Sultan, including his early collaborative works, like ”Evidence” (1977) with Mike Mandel to the later that examined family, home and suburbia like in ”The Valley” (1998–2003). > MORE ”Here and Home” is showing at LACMA in Los Angeles until March 2015. Larry Sultan: Here and Home Author:   […]

Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography

Modernist Photographer: Paul Strand

American photographer and filmmaker Paul Strand (1890–1976) is critical figure in the history of modern art, whose archive of nearly 4,000 prints stands as a cornerstone of the collection of Philiadelphia Museum of Art. This new book, ” Master of Modern Photography”, accompanying the museum’s retrospective, includes over 300 of Strand’s finest prints, selected primarily […]

Nicholas Nixon: The Brown Sisters - Forty Years

The Brown Sisters

Family love. Nicholas Nixon’s seminal portrait series of the sisters continues to touch us. This annual series is now 40 years and we follow the changes – maturity and aging process – and keep imagining the relationships between the sisters. > MORE Nicholas Nixon: The Brown Sisters  – Forty Years Afterword by:    Sarah Hermanson Meister […]

Gail Albert Halaban: Paris Views

Paris Staged And Viewed: Gail Albert Halaban

What pleasure for the eye and mind! This absolutely divine series by American photographer Gail Albert Halaban goes beyond the art of looking. She has carefully staged tableaux of ordinary life in Paris. We get a peek and wonder. It’s dramatic, cinematic and beautifully composed. Impressive! Gail Albert Halaban (born in Washington, D.C., 1970) received […]

Jason Vaughn: Hide

Permanence vs impermance: Jason Vaughn

Jason Vaughn’s series on deer stands began as a commentary on Wisconsin’s hunting tradition. These built structures in nature where hunters loom. But Jason Vaughn was diagnosed with leukemia and the project took on a more personal meaning. “Hide” is not a project about violence and blood-stained clothing, but rather a project about family, traditions, […]

Philip-Lorca diCorcia - Hustlers

Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Hustlers

Satan i gatan, as we say here, but this one is just fantastic. A large, very large sized diCorcia book designed by a man who really knows how to make books, Pascal Dangin. > MORE Philip-Lorca diCorcia – Hustlers Designed by:    Pascal Dangin ISBN:    9783869306179 Publisher:    Steidl Verlag Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    168 […]

Retrospective / Retrospektive by Harry Callahan

Singular and Multifaceted – Harry Callahan’s Retrospective

Extreme contrast, collage, multiple and time exposures, camera motion, black & white and colour ––  Harry Callahan was one of the more experimentally curious photographers of the 20th century.  > MORE . Retrospective / Retrospektive by Harry Callahan Editors:    Dirk Luckow, Sabine Schnakenberg Text by:    Julian Cox, Peter MacGill, Dirk Luckow, et al ISBN:    9783868283587 […]

Still Life / Work Life - From the Hasselblad Foundation Collection 1

Arial Testimonies – by David Maisel

Beauty and despair. David Maisel has been observing – from a bird’s eye view – the environmental consequences on the landscape caused by modern practices like clearcutting and surface mining. > MORE . Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime by David Maisel Editor:    Alan Rapp Designed by:    Aufuldish & Warinner Text by:    David […]

Mike Brodie - A Period of Juvenile Prosperity

Mike Brodie – 
A Period of Juvenile Prosperity

Mike Brodie aka The Polaroid Kid started to document modern Hobos in 2004 using a Polaroid SX-70 (but all the images in this book are made with a 35 mm Nikon). He spent 4 years travelling on freight train around the US documenting the life he led.  Having seen these images online for a few […]