Behind the Closed Doors of Kink.com

Photography // Friday, March 28, 2014
California based photographer Elizabeth Moran has created a series of images titled “The Armory”where she was given access to The Armory building owned by the pornography company Kink.com in San Francisco. Moran photographically explored the spaces, props, and remnants of the filmed scenes throughout the building without the presence of people, causing the viewer to imagine what could have gone on in the space with the information that Moran has chosen to display in each photograph. 

Humans diverse relationships to land seen by Simon Roberts

Photography // Thursday, March 27, 2014
Simon Roberts photographs primarily focus on the landscape in a unique style. His projects address various relationships between humans and the land. He looks at leisure environments, the distances humans feel comfortable spacing between each other and the the activities performed. The construction of towns and man-made environments are also addressed, in his project about the U.K. and in another focusing on the Olympics. 

"Terrain" by Jackie Nickerson

Photography // Thursday, March 27, 2014
Jackie Nickerson began photographing Zimbabwean farm workers in 1996 as a way to change the perception that those who work in African agriculture are disempowered, unmodern people. The resulting series, Farm, focused on the unique and beautiful clothing the workers made for themselves, and by doing so highlighted the worker’s identity, individuality, and ultimately their modernism.

The Photographs of Andy Warhol on Display

Photography // Thursday, March 27, 2014
Until June 29th, 2014 a collection of photographs taken by pop culture icon Andy Warhol will be on display at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence, RI. The exhibition is comprised of more than 150 polaroids and black and white prints taken by Warhol. 

The work of Anders Petersen

Photography // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Anders Petersen was born in Sweden, 1944. He published his first photographic book in 1973; through four decades of artistic photographic practice he has remained extremely active and relevant within the art world, through his contrast-laden and gritty images. Peterson symbolizes, for me, the essence of photography: he has travelled to cities on nearly every continent and done various themes through the years but all the projects are truly definitive of how Peterson sees reality. 

#SANDY Book Release

Photography // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
In November of 2012, the Foley Gallery in NYC curated a show made up of iPhone photographs taken by about 18 renowned photographers titled #SANDY. The one-night-only show was able to raise $19,000 in donations to Occupy Sandy Recovery, a disaster relief network for those affected by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. 

"Karma" by Oscar Monzó

Photography // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Oscar Monzón’s book “Karma” is a study of the car as public and personal space. The book is intelligently designed, with strange juxtapositions of shiny chrome mechanical objects and surreal portraits from odd angles. Monzón uses an intense flash aesthetic and embraces his invasion of others privacy: showing photographs of drivers doing drugs, flipping the camera off, and in dire situations.

Annabel Clark Explores the Effects of Military Suicide

Photography // Tuesday, March 25, 2014
In November of 2013, photographer Annabel Clark was hired for an assignment by CNN Digital. The multimedia feature, titled “The Uncounted”, explored the effect of military suicides. The feature discussed not only the suicides of military persons, but family members who committed suicide as a result of the death of a related military member. 

John Cyr’s “Developer Trays”

Photography // Monday, March 24, 2014
This month, powerHouse Books released John Cyr’s photo book “Developer Trays,” which is a photographic survey of just that. Cyr photographed the darkroom developer trays that were used by some of the most prominent names in the world of photography, such as Sally Mann, Emmet Gowin, and Ansel Adams. 

The absurd and surreal vision of Martin Kollar

Photography // Monday, March 24, 2014
Martin Kollar is a Czech documentary photographer. His projects generally focus on fascinating groups of people or places such as the European Parliament, stunt men, or army cooks. He captures the strange in-between moments of his subjects. Kollar shows these people as part of a larger landscape; his documents are filled with strange moments, nudity, destruction, and absurdity.

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