Lynn Saville's "Dark City" @ Pratt Institute's Photography Gallery, Brooklyn

Photography // Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Dark City is a natural sequel to Lynn Saville's colour photographs in Night/Shift (Monacelli, 2009). Her work in that book made her, in the words of Arthur C. Danto, "the Atget of vanishing New York, prowling her city at the other end of the day, picking up pieces of the past in the present, just before it is swallowed in shadows." 

Eric Meola's Color-Blocked Documentary Photography

Photography // Tuesday, August 25, 2015
It’s clear Eric Meola is attracted to bright colors. His documentary photography is, at times, so focused on color and patterns that it reads at first as an abstract painting. His series have addressed subjects ranging from lights in Iceland to storms in middle America. At times he adjusts the color in his photos, changing them to match the intensity of the images in his memory.  

Tony Gleaton, Portrait Photographer Focused on Black Life, Dies at 67

Photography // Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Tony Gleaton, a portrait photographer focusing on black life, died on August 15th at the age of 67. Born in Detroit, Gleaton began his photography in the late 1970s in New York fashion photography, but quit to pursue what would become a decades-long exploration of what it means to be black. He photographed African Americans in the United States, but also traveled to Central and South America and Samoa for his portraits. 

Laurie Simmons' Dollers' Costume Portrait Series

Photography // Tuesday, August 25, 2015
In this striking portrait series, Laurie Simmons photographs women and men dressed up as dolls in the tradition of the Japanese subculture Kirigumi—a type of cosplay, or costume play. In these portraits, people wear latex doll masks and bodysuits, creating distinct characters.

Alex & Rebecca Norris Webb's "Memory City" @ Robert Koch Gallery

Photography // Monday, August 24, 2015
Robert Koch Gallery is pleased to present Memory City, a collaborative exhibition of works by husband and wife duo, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb. Featuring work from their monograph of the same title released in 2014 by Radius Books, Memory City, is a photographic exploration of Rochester, New York, the long time home of Eastman Kodak, which went bankrupt in 2012 and for many marked the end of the photographic film era.

Headbangers

Photography // Monday, August 24, 2015
Next month marks the release of Danish photographer Jacob Ehrbahn’s book of portraits titled “Headbangers.” The book contains 67 close up images of headbangers that he photographed throughout Europe. What began as a visual investigation into European metal festivals soon turned into an intimate portrayal of the headbangers he found at the music events. 

Meike Nixdorf’s “Your Earth Transforms” are based on renderings by Google Earth

Photography // Monday, August 24, 2015
Photographer Meike Nixdorf's "Your Earth Transforms" series shows "a cross section of different mountain ranges, including the Alps, the Cascade Range, the Rocky Mountains, the Himalaya and the Karakoram. The images display their respective shape at a certain moment in time, based on renderings by Google Earth from various satellite imagery. An image was taken of a rendered image, which was made from a collection of images - an (almost) invisible transformation.

Stefano Cerio Photographs Abandoned Chinese Amusement Parks

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 21, 2015
Living and working in Rome and Paris, visual artist Stefano Cerio began his career as a contributing photographer for the Italian weekly L’Espresso. Eventually his passion expanded beyond journalistic photography and moved towards explorative photography. Focusing on the theme of representation, Cerio’s newest photo series Chinese Fun is another fascinating stage in his comprehensive vision of exploring “place” and “other”.

Markus Brunetti's "Facades" @ Yossi Millo Gallery, New York

Photography // Thursday, August 20, 2015
Markus Brunetti’s FACADES series is the result of his travels through Europe from 2005 to the present day, capturing the façades of historic cathedrals, churches and cloisters in minute detail. In the tradition of Bernd and Hilla Becher’s serial documentation of German industrialization, the front surface of each structure is recorded in a precise and regulated style allowing for typologies and comparisons. 

Leo Rubinfien: The City Beside You, The City Inside You

Photography // Thursday, August 20, 2015
Steven Kasher Gallery is honored to present Leo Rubinfien: The City Beside You, The City Inside You. The exhibition consists of 23 large-scale black and white photographs of New York and its people, and evokes the experience of moving through the city with great intimacy and subtlety. 

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