A sense of place

Photography // Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Published on the occasion o the exhibition at Pier 24, A Sense of Place explores how photographs shape the perception of our environments. Together, the exhibited works shift in scale from room size installations to small, quiet photographs, transporting the viewer through a variety of locations, memories, and emotive experiences. 

“ONE HUNDRED SEATS – THE 113TH” by Colin Todd

Photography // Tuesday, May 19, 2015
In his series “ONE HUNDRED SEATS – THE 113TH”, New York-based photographer Colin Todd takes official portraits provided by the members of the 113th US Senate and attempts to remove the subject from the portrait completely. In addition to being a blunt political statement, the series comments on tropes in the very specific genre of official portraiture. 

Dina Oganova's "I Am Georgia"

Photography // Monday, May 18, 2015
We became aware of Dina Oganova aka Dikarka’s (Wild Girl) photographs when she was nominated this year for PDN’s 30, a well deserved award for a photographer with an innate sense for making imagery. In her series I Am Georgia, which she began as a student, Oganova beautifully documents the post-Soviet generation in the country of Georgia.

Inuit Now

Photography // Monday, May 18, 2015
With just over two weeks to go, photographers Dennis Lehmann and Lasse Bak Mejlvang are using Kickstarter to fund a photobook project that they have been working on for the past year. The book, titled “Inuit Now”, documents what it means to be Inuit in Greenland today.

Inge Morath & Enoc Perez @ Danziger Gallery, NYC

Photography // Monday, May 18, 2015
Danziger Gallery is pleased to present a two-person show of photographs by Inge Morath and photo collages by Enoc Perez. Created half a century apart, both works share a sense of humor, an interest in concealment, and a delight in cutting and making shapes out of paper.

Christopher Rodriguez's "Between Artfice and The Sublime"

Photography // Sunday, May 17, 2015
Originally from New Orleans but now residing in Brooklyn, Christopher Rodriguez recently published his first monograph Sublime Cultivation. As the photographer states, “Sublime Cultivation is a meditation on the inextricable relationship between nature and artifice, and the human role within this dialectic. Collected through a series of road trips over the course of five years, the impetus for the project stems from a desire to evaluate our evolving paradigm of Nature. “ Enigmatic and moody, Rodriguez’s series is striking to say the least. You can pick up a copy of

"The Chinese Americans" by An Rong Xu

Photography // Saturday, May 16, 2015
New York City-based photographer and filmmaker, An Rong Xu has been working on a series entitled The Chinese Americans that emotionally and esthetically has an alluring appeal. Xu graduated with a BFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts and his work explores identity within the Chinese-American community, and the evolving social philosophy within, while photographing the transition from immigrant to American.

video: ICP INFINITY AWARDS 2015 : LARRY FINK

Photography // Friday, May 15, 2015
Famed photographer Larry Fink has been awarded the 2015 ICP Infinity Award for art and in this video you can see the charismatic photographer discuss his work and life. Having been a professional photographer for 45 years, Fink has also had solo exhibitions as the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Musee de la Lausanne Photographie in Belgium, and the Musee de l’Elysee in Switzerland, amongst others. 

Nirvana "Nevermind" outtakes by Kirk Weddle

Photography // Friday, May 15, 2015
In October 28, 1991, just as Nirvana were tearing up the rock'n'roll rule book with their major label debut Nevermind, Austin photographer Kirk Weddle was commissioned to shoot the band for photos to promote the impending blitz. His idea? Toss the band into a swimming pool to mimic the album's infamous naked baby cover image he’d shot a few months earlier.

Photographer Sally Mann shares life behind iconic images

Photography // Thursday, May 14, 2015
The world-renowned photographer Sally Mann soared to fame in the '90s and released a series of images called "Immediate Family.” Twenty-five years later, Mann looks at her remarkable career in a new memoir called “Hold Still.” She opens up to Charlie Rose in a rare interview at the Gagosian Gallery, surrounded by her iconic work.

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