"Look Up" by Kamila K. Stanley

Photography // Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Over the years, photographer Kamila K. Stanley has been photographing the sky at different times and locations—places including Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. In her recent series Look Up, the artist examines colors, shapes, complexion and character, in order to overlay portraits of women photographed in her studio, onto the collection of images she has gathered throughout the years of what lies above us. 

Sometimes This Can Be Difficult

Photography // Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Zachary McCauley is a photographer living and working in the American South. His series Sometimes This Can Be Difficult explores his own identity and place within Southern culture through everyday moments, spaces, and objects. Focusing on subject matter not typically associated with Southern charm, McCauley shows a view of south that is extremely personal, yet relatable.

Sara Hini’s “Shadow Play”

Photography // Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Through the use of contrast rich shadows and experimenting with image orientation, photographer Sara Hini abstracts the viewer’s sense of reality by altering the three dimensional planes in the spaces she photographs. In her series “Shadow Play”, Hini uses shadows as a guide for her altered planes while pairing those shadows with hints of the human figure. 

"Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography" @ The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Photography // Monday, April 06, 2015
At a time when digital technologies offer increasingly sophisticated options for producing, storing, and disseminating images, a number of artists have turned their attention to exploring the essence of photography, distilling it to its basic components of light-sensitive emulsions and chemical development. 

Frida Kahlo: The Gisèle Freund Photographs

Photography // Monday, April 06, 2015
Last month a book of photographs taken of Frida Kahlo in the last years of her life was published by Harry N. Abrams. For two years, photographer Gisèle Freund was welcomed into the home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera allowing her to intimately document their daily lives. The images provide a glimpse into the personal practices of two of the most renowned painters in the medium’s history. 

PRATT PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURES - Catherine Opie

Photography // Sunday, April 05, 2015
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Catherine Opie will be speaking on her work at the Brooklyn Campus which is open free to the public and will be held on April 8, 2015. Opie is an American photographer based in Los Angeles where she is professor of Photography at UCLA. 

Ari Marcopoulos's "L1032015 " @ Marlborough Chelsea, NY

Photography // Saturday, April 04, 2015
Marlborough Chelsea is pleased to present an exhibition of new photographs and video by New York artist Ari Marcopoulos. Entitled L1032015 (after the number and date assigned to a photograph within the artist’s archive) the show addresses interconnected ideas regarding the dynamic density of the city, the uncontrollable power of nature, and the resilience and frailty of the body. 

"In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11" @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Photography // Friday, April 03, 2015
The Great East Japan Earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, and an enormous wave of water swept through towns in the Tōhoku (Northeast) region, destroying virtually everything in its path and irrevocably damaging the Fukushima nuclear power plant. This triple disaster was of such epic proportions that it became a defining moment for Japan. A number of photographers felt compelled to record not only the events’ physical effects on the land, but also to interpret the overarching significance of the tragedy through art. 

Jerry Hsu's "A Love Like Mine Is Hard To Find" @ Slow Culture, LA

Photography // Thursday, April 02, 2015
Tomorrow night in Los Angeles, Slow Culture Gallery will present A Love Like Mine Is Hard To Find, a an exhibition featuring the work of Jerry Hsu. A Love Like Mine is Hard to Find says a lot about the way Jerry Hsu approaches his photography. Without a doubt, this is a passion thing. His process, like the title indicates, is tied to discovery and patience and it borders on compulsion.

Philip-Lorca DiCorcia's "East of Eden" @ David Zwirner, New York

Photography // Wednesday, April 01, 2015
David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of large-scale photographs from Philip-Lorca diCorcia’s ongoing East of Eden series. Begun in 2008, East of Eden takes as its source of inspiration the economic and political climate of the United States towards the end of the Bush era. Identifying a parallel between the financial collapse and the biblical Book of Genesis in terms of an “ensuing loss of innocence,” East of Eden consists of singular, at times disparate images of people and events after “the fall,” unified by a pervading sense of disillusionment. 

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