Revelations: Experiments in Photography

Photography // Wednesday, April 15, 2015
rom the 1840s, scientists were using photography as a device to record and measure phenomena which lay beyond human vision. The aesthetic beauty of this early photography and the revolutionary techniques developed for scientific study, shaped the history of photography and heavily influenced modern and contemporary art photographers.

"Lynn Goldsmith: Streets of New York" @ Morrison Hotel Gallery, New York

Photography // Tuesday, April 14, 2015
On April 16th, 2015, Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York will present an exhibition of famed photographer Lynn Goldsmith's work. This exhibition will focus on images of celebrities in the streets of New York spanning the artists's entire carreer. This show will run from April 16th until May 5th, 2015

Emi Anrakuji "1800 Millimètre" @ Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, NY

Erotica // Tuesday, April 14, 2015
1800 Millimètre features Emi Anrakuji’s five color and fifteen black-and-white prints in her usual intimate scale. The images feature Anrakuji’s bare body in a shadowy room with door, mirror, and a curtained window that imbues the natural setting with the artificiality of a stage set.  

The Weegee Guide to New York

Photography // Monday, April 13, 2015
Mostly known for his high contrast black and white crime scene photos, New York City photographer Weegee also explored the lively and exciting parts of the city he called home. This past February marked the release of a photobook collection of Weegee’s most telling images of New York. 

Zack Seckler’s Aerial Abstracts of Botswana Wildlife

Photography // Monday, April 13, 2015
Going beyond the typical wildlife photography we’ve all come to expect, American photographer Zack Seckler traveled to the Kalahari Basin in Botswana to create stunning aerial shots of the indigenous wildlife. Traveling in a lightweight plane at low levels, about 500 feet off the ground, Seckler captured the African landscape in an untraditional, abstract photographic style. 

Akasha Rabut's "Edna Karr"

Photography // Sunday, April 12, 2015
New Orleans-based photographer, Akasha Rabut, has been tirelessly documenting the unique and vibrant cultures striving in NOLA. Speaking to us about her project Edna Karr, the photographer explains, “I've been working on a photo project in New Orleans for a little over a year about the Edna Karr High School marching band, majorettes and dance team. I recently shot a short essay over the past 2 weeks (Mardi Gras parade season) of practice leading up to Nomtoc (I march with the marching band every year)...

"Wildly Strange: The Photographs of Ralph Eugene Meatyard" @ Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

Photography // Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Blanton Museum of Art and the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin present Wildly Strange: The Photographs of Ralph Eugene Meatyard. The exhibition features over 35 photographs—including never-before exhibited prints—exclusively drawn from the Ransom Center’s photography collection and archives of writers from Meatyard’s intellectual circle.

"Fatal Attraction: Piotr Uklański Photographs" @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Photography // Friday, April 10, 2015
Since emerging in the mid-1990s, the New York–based artist Piotr Uklański (born Poland, 1968) has worked with a wide variety of materials, from eye-popping collages made with pencil shavings and motley assemblages of fiber and crockery to paintings made with tie-dye or globs of brightly colored resin.

"RICHARD MISRACH: BEING(S) 1975-2015" @ Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Photography // Thursday, April 09, 2015
Tonight in San Frnacisco, Fraenkel Gallery presenting Richard Misrach: Being(s) 1975-2015, on view from April 9 – May 30, 2015. This survey exhibition traces the appearance of the human figure in Misrach’s photographs across the entire span of his career, from 1975 to the present. Though primarily known as a photographer of the landscape, on occasion Misrach has placed the human figure as a focal point of his images since the mid-1970s. 

"Last Road North" by Ben Huff

Photography // Thursday, April 09, 2015
The Dalton Highway is a 414 mile long road in Alaska, running from just north of Fairbanks to the Prudhoe Bay Oil Field near the Arctic Ocean. Photographer Ben Huff became fascinated with the road after moving to Fairbanks and exploring the area on a short trip to the Arctic Circle.