"The Yellow River" by Zhang Kechun

Photography // Thursday, January 15, 2015
Zhang Kechun, a Chinese photographer, spent time on the banks of the The Yellow River for his series of the same name. With the river considered as the cradle of Chinese civilization, Kechun treated the project as a pilgrimage and took his time capturing the character of the river. 

Baron Wolman's "Woodstock"

Photography // Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Woodstock is one of the most widely recognized music festivals in Rock and Roll history with an attendance of 400,000 people and 32 acts (many of the most iconic musicians of our time played). A lot has been written on what had transpired over the course of those three days and there’s been some decent documentation of the events, however Baron Wolman’s photographs may be some of the best.

Rainer Elstermann’s “Old Masters”

Photography // Wednesday, January 14, 2015
In his series “Old Masters”, German artist Rainer Elstermann uses photography to recreate some of the most iconic portrait paintings from the past six centuries. From Da Vinci to Reubens, Elstermann draws inspiration from these classic works to breath new life into each painting through his photographic reinterpretations. 

Asger Carlsen for Resort Fashion

Photography // Tuesday, January 13, 2015
NY Mag’s The Cut recently made the wise decision of sending a shipment of Resort Fashion over to New York-based artist Asger Carlsen and gave him complete creative control to interpret the clothes how he felt fit. Inspired by African masks, Carlsen manipulated and sculpted the models to his instantly recognizable style producing a stunning body of images. 

Mathieu Bernard-Reymond’s “Intervalles”

Photography // Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Through the use of multiple exposures, photographer Mathieu Bernard-Reymond creates a visual survey of human movement in his series “Intervalles”. By taking multiple photographs of the same scene from the same viewpoint, Bernard-Reymond is able to combine the figures in each individual photograph into one. 

"Passport West Africa" by Emilie Reginer

Photography // Tuesday, January 13, 2015
While going through the process to extend her visa during her travels in Africa, Emilie Reginer, a french-canadian photographer, became fascinated by the Poloaroid mini-potrait cameras that produced a grid of four identical images at the same time. 

Lucas Foglia's Frontcountry

Photography // Monday, January 12, 2015
Shot between 2006 and 2013 in rural Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Wyoming, Lucas Foglia's series Frontcountry explores the low-populated areas of our country currently undergoing a transformation fueled by mining and energy development.

"Ferguson" by David Butow

Photography // Monday, January 12, 2015
No stranger to racially charged events, photographer David Butow witnessed the riots public outrage as results of the Rodney King beating and the O.J. Simpson trial while working as a magazine photographer in Los Angeles. Recently, he travelled to Ferguson, Missouri to get a better understanding for himself of what was going on as a result of Michael Brown’s death. 

Kris Kidd and Cameron Lee Phan Present “A History of Bad Men”

Photography // Monday, January 12, 2015
Strewn across the highway in fur and fresh tears, doused in the same fear and guilt as every shamed boy before him, Kris Kidd walks. By his own admittance, the highway is his playground and he is a too curious child on the cusp of manhood and manic depression. 

Arnold Newman: Masterclass @ Contemporary Jewish Museum, SF

Photography // Monday, January 12, 2015
We've been meaning to go check out Arnold Newman: Masterclass at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco for a while now and are so glad we did. It is truly an impressive exhibition of one of the most productive, creative, influencial and successful portrait photographers of the twentieth century. Newman, who passed away in 2006 photographed famous artists, creatives, scientists, intellectuals, authors, and statesman with great sensitivity and care, incorporating each subjects personal environment, work, and intellectual background in his photographs.

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