"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. 

Robert Mapplethorpe "As Above, So Below" @ OHWOW, Los Angeles

Photography // Thursday, February 20, 2014
OHWOW’s most recent exhibition As Above, So Below, is the gallery’s first exhibition of Robert Mapplethorpe’s work, on view February 28 through March 29, 2014. This thematic exhibition, based on theoretical concepts of achieving visual equity and superseding artifice through method, presents more than 40 of Mapplethorpe’s images...

Brian Ulrich investigates American store culture

Photography // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Brian Ulrich photographs large-scale stores in America. In each of his series he extensively researches a singular aspect of this culture such as retail, dark stores, and thrift shops. He traces the trajectory of these places over time..

Juxtapoz Editions: Photography Zine

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Our newest Juxtapoz Editions release is Photography, a 32-page zine featuring some of the most influential names and talents in contemporary photographer. Starting with cover artist Roger Ballen, our Photography zine includes Mike Brodie, Alex Prager, Tim Barber, Swampy, Jennilee Marigomen, Bill Daniel, Tod Seelie, Danile Arnold, Asger Carlsen, Austin McManus, Yumiko Utsu, Gregory Halpern, and Peter Sutherland. . .

video and photos: the surreal imagery of Mat Maitland

Photography // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
We discovered the surreal photo and film work of English designer, Mat Maitland, through his multi-layered, brightly colored, eye-popping collaboration with the Japanese clothing brand, Kenzo. His work is filled with enthralling pop complexities referring to fashion, old‘80s and ‘90s magazines, music, paintings and films.