“The Public Library: A Photographic Essay”

Photography // Wednesday, August 20, 2014
In the visual survey tradition made famous by Bernd and Hilla Becher with their water towers, photographer Robert Dawson set out to photograph some of America’s most intriguing public libraries. In his book titled “The Public Library: A Photographic Essay”, Dawson travelled across the country to find the most unique and eccentric public libraries he could find. 

Cole Barash's "6 Girls 6 Cities"

Photography // Wednesday, August 20, 2014
With an experimental spirit and uncertain expectations, photographer Cole Barash dreamt up a concept - 6 Girls 6 Cities. He then traveled across the world to Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Moscow, Paris, London and New York where he exposed one roll of film per model to one roll of her city. 

Arvida Byström for Polyester Magazine

Photography // Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Check out the latest series by internet princess Arvida Byström, done in her typical candy-colored hue. The series, "My Girl Lollipop" was shot for Polyester Zine. Polyester followed up the series with a write-up on the notorious artist, Meadham Kirchhoff muse, and Gal Space curator and founder. 

Francesca Woodman's "ZigZag" @ Victoria Miro Gallery, London

Photography // Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Zigzag is an exhibition of the work of photographer Francesca Woodman, focusing on structural compositions and the graphic forms which grounded her emotive portraits and interiors. The show, set to open next month in London, consists of more than 800 prints showcasing Woodman’s abstractions.

Kippo (Yoshinori) Mizutani’s “Colors”

Photography // Tuesday, August 19, 2014
In his photographic series “Colors”, Kippo Mizutani forces the images to speak for themselves. Through the use of bold colors, abstracted surfaces, and conceptual portraits, the Japanese artist creates a visual narrative that differs from viewer to viewer. "Sometimes photography without context is enough. 

Sea Monsters

Photography // Monday, August 18, 2014
In 2007, photographer Damian VanCamp began an exploration into human fear. During his investigation, VanCamp determined that what is most terrifying to individuals is not a fear of “The Unknown”, but rather self-imagined projections of what we interpret “The Unknown” to be. In his series “Sea Monsters”, VanCamp finds inspiration in these self-imagined fears and creates his own composited creatures of the dark. 

NSFW: Ryan Mcginley's "Yearbook" @ Team Gallery, NY

Photography // Sunday, August 17, 2014
Team Gallery will present new work by New York-based artist, Ryan McGinley in a solo exhibition entitled YEARBOOK opening on September 7, 2014. YEARBOOK is a single artwork that consists of over five hundred studio portraits of some two hundred models, always in the nude, printed on vinyl and adhered to every available inch of the gallery’s walls and ceilings.

Michael Wolf's "Paris Abstraction" @ Robert Koch, SF

Photography // Saturday, August 16, 2014
In 2008, photographer Michael Wolf began living part-time in Paris after living in Hong Kong for over a decade. At that time he was apprehensive about the prospect of working in his new home city, concerned about the clichés associated with images of Paris. It was during this period that he produced the series Paris Street Views by essentially sequestering himself in his apartment and appropriating images of Paris from Google Street View. 

ROGER BALLEN "Asylum of the Birds" @ Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich

Photography // Friday, August 15, 2014
Christophe Guye Galerie is pleased to present Roger Ballen's upcoming solo exhibition "Asylum of the Birds," which will be the first gallery exhibition of his most recent series of work. We reviewed his newest book in the mag recently, and were lucky enough to have Mr Ballen on the cover of our photography zine in early 2014. Not only will the show feature over a dozen black and white photographs, the film ‘Asylum of the Birds’ as well as a site-specific installation and original drawings will be on view.

the photography of Shoji Ueda

Photography // Friday, August 15, 2014
Surrealist photographer Shoji Ueda composed statuesque figures far across sweeping sand dune backdrops. These sand dunes were located in his home region of Tottori, Japan and became the primary location for his incredible pictures, which regularly featured his wife and three children. 

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