"Magnum Contact Sheets" @ Milk Gallery

Photography // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Magnum Contact Sheets is a new exhibition at Milk Studios  that reveals how Magnum photographers have captured and edited their best shots from the 1930s to the present. The contact sheet, a direct print of a roll or sequence of negatives, is the photographer's first look at what he or she has captured on film, and provides a uniquely intimate glimpse into their working process.

The Polaroids of H.R. Giger

Photography // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Since his passing, a collection of H.R. Giger’s personal polaroid snapshots have been self-published in book form and distibuted by Antenne Press. The artist, best known as the designer who created the creature in “Alien”, often personalized his polaroids by physically scratching them, adding a multidimensionality to the images. Many of Giger’s photographs depict the unique creations that he made for the many movies that he helped make famous. 

Photographic and Sculpture Works by Yang Yongliang

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Chinese artist Yang Yongliang studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy before starting his career as an artist with the goal of "creating new forms of contemporary art." Yang has since created several series of incredible landscapes using photography and digital manipulation, commenting on the pace of urbanization in modern China.

Exploring the Underwater Landscapes of Karen Glaser

Photography // Monday, June 30, 2014
With her fine art approach to underwater photography, Karen Glaser’s series’ “Springs” and “Swamps” provide a truly unique perspective of Florida’s underwater habitats. Glaser strictly uses the landscape and the multiple layers of underwater and out-of-water to abstract each image and create an environment that appears fantastically foreign, mysterious, and beautiful. 

Jason Gowans's "Five Landscapes Modes"

Photography // Monday, June 30, 2014
Five Landscape Modes is a series of sculptural landscape photographs by Jason Gowans. Working with found imagery, he collected 35mm negatives from thrift stores, scans from books, and photos from online sources. “When I’m missing pieces of a composition, that’s when I’ll go out and photograph. Photographing, for me, is just finding a piece of a puzzle to complete the image”, he explains in an interview with DailyServing.

The work of Chantal Anderson

Photography // Monday, June 30, 2014
Chantal Anderson is an editorial and lifestyle photographer whose work has been recognized, praised, and commissioned by the likes of Booooooom, Urban Outfitters, Google, NPR, Weiden + Kennedy, PBS, and countless others. Known for her fresh perspective and eye-popping colors, she cites her inspirations as “youth culture, the natural world, and surrealism."

Immersive 360° Installation of Virtual Universe

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 30, 2014
An impressive and immersive installation at Montreal’s Society for Arts and Technology used laser scans, CGI and projection mapping. Currently on display at SAT's Satosphere, an 18-metre wide dome, Nimbes is a 15 minute piece that guides users through a virtual universe, displaying constellations, rural landscapes and crumbling buildings.

Sandro Giordana – IN EXTREMIS (bodies with no regret)

Photography // Sunday, June 29, 2014
Photographer Sandro Giordano aka @_remmidemmi has been posting photographs through his instagram account for a recent photography project after falling from a bike. Instead of letting go of the object in his hand, he held onto it, damaging it further and losing 30% of the function in his right hand. 

Rose-Lynn Fisher – The Topography of Tears

Photography // Saturday, June 28, 2014
“One day I wondered if my tears of grief could look any different from my tears of happiness – and I set out to explore them up close, using tools of science to make art and to ponder personal and aesthetic questions” says R.L Fisher. The Topography of Tears is a photographic study of 100 tears, photographed through a standard light microscope. 

Danny Lyon – The Bikeriders

Photography // Friday, June 27, 2014
Documenting the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club between the years 1963 – 1967, photojournalist Danny Lyon immersed himself within the scene of biker culture. For four years Lyon travelled the landscapes of the United States of America, capturing scenes of races, long distance rides, meets and informal gatherings in raw black and white images. 


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