The Photography of Brian Finke

Photography // Tuesday, February 25, 2014
It’s not hard to spot the photographs of Brooklyn–based photographer Brian Finke. Bright, crisp, and merged somewhere between traditional documentary and narrative art, Finke captures moments heightened by unprecedented access. His award-winning works 2468: American Cheerleaders and Football Players, Flight Attendants and Construction allowed us to peer inside personal worlds outside of our own; tears on the playing field, life at 30,000 feet and an inside look at the 2010 crash of the construction industry. 

video: Garry Winogrand in action

Photography // Monday, February 24, 2014
Garry Winnogrand’s contribution to street photography (he hates the term) is immeasurable and paramount. At the time of his death, he had 2,500 rolls of film undeveloped and 6,5000 developed but not yet proofed. Simply put, he was prolific...

Using infrared film to capture "The Enclave" by Richard Mosse

Photography // Monday, February 24, 2014
Richard Mosse documents the complex situation within the Eastern Congo, an area called the Enclave, bordering on Rwanda and Uganda. In the wake of the genocide during the 1990’s there is almost no infrastructure; murders and rapes are commonplace. He hauls a large format camera around to take photographs of the nomadic rebel groups...

Valeriy Klamm’s Window into Everyday Russian Living

Photography // Monday, February 24, 2014
In 2009, Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm created an online webspace and blog where over 60 Russian photographers ranging from photographic dabblers to award-winning professionals could post their own images capturing the true essence of everyday living throughout Russia. The project, which is titled “Moles on the Map”...

"Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited" @ Galerie Rudolfinum, Czech Republic

Photography // Sunday, February 23, 2014
The exhibition "Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited" is currently on display at the Galerie Rudolfinum in the Czech Republic and the roster of photographers is impressive. 

The photography of Shomei Tomatsu

Photography // Saturday, February 22, 2014
Shomei Tomatsu who passed away only two years ago was an influential black and white Japanese photographer, who created one of the defining portraits of postwar Japan. 

video: Roger Ballen's Asylum of the Birds (trailer)

Photography // Friday, February 21, 2014
To promote Roger Ballen’s upcoming book Asylum of the Birds being published by Thames & Hudson in April, this short video was created and it will certainly leave you in anticipation for its release. Ballen’s extensive and iconic photography work has spanned several decades, gaining a broader exposure globally in his collaboration with Die Antwoord music videos. 

Hiroshi Sugimoto’s "Past Tense" @ The Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Photography // Friday, February 21, 2014
The Getty Museum is presenting a collection of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s work appropriately titled “Past Tense.” Primarily recognized for his seascapes and long exposures of theaters this show takes on much broader topics about the medium itself. With a selection from three previous projects “Dioramas” which portrays a replica as reality...

Karlheinz Weinberger “Portraits, 1959-1987” @ Macorone Gallery, New York

Photography // Thursday, February 20, 2014
Karlheinz Weinberger was a Swiss photographer known as the pioneer of male erotic imagery and recognized for his decades-long documentation of stylish rebel youth culture. Portraits, 1959-1987 is a new exhibition at Maccarone Gallery in New York, showcasing the artist's extensive body of portraiture work.

Jeffrey A. Wolin's photographs examine the truths and reality of war

Photography // Thursday, February 20, 2014
Jeffrey Wolin’s work is a collaboration of image and text; by combining these two elements the viewer can get a deeper sense of the individuals he documents through their personal experiences. He has two series based around the Vietnam War: one examining American stories and the other takes a look at the Vietnamese perspective. 

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