"Artek" by Claudine Doury

Photography // Monday, June 15, 2015
In one of her earliest body of works that began in 1994 and continued on for ten years after, Parisian photographer Claudine Doury documented the down time of teenagers at the biggest pioneer summer camp in the former Soviet Union. This series entitled Artek, is a beautifully composed and edited collection of images, looking like a modern day lookbook but is the exact opposite in every sense. 

“Havana Life” Photobook by Nad Yaqub

Photography // Monday, June 15, 2015
Until June 20, Nad Yaqub is working to fund the publication of a photobook titled “Havana Life”. The project, which is hoping to be funded through a Kickstarter campaign, documents Cuba’s capital city of Havana and it’s vibrant culture through photography. With a mix of both color and black and white images, Yaqub works to immerse the viewer in Havana life. 

The Photographs of Noah Jashinski

Photography // Sunday, June 14, 2015
The work of Noah Jashinski focuses on intimacy and emotional authenticity. He is interested in imperfections and keeping them and “happy accidents” in his images. He uses primarily black and white film and does not use digital retouching techniques. Jashinski attributes the inspiration of his work to 60s French New Wave cinema, especially the films of auteur Jean-Luc Godard.

Found Vernacular Ping Pong Photographs by Alec Soth

Photography // Saturday, June 13, 2015
One could argue that Magnum photographer Alec Soth is as well known for his images as he is for is love of ping-pong. In a collaborative effort with writers and fellow ping-pong aficionados Geoff Dyer and Pico Iyer, Soth combines dialogue between the two with a selection of collected vernacular ping-pong photographs from the Little Brown Mushroom Library. 

"Open at Noon" by Mark Powell

Photography // Thursday, June 11, 2015
Open at Noon is a project by Mexico-City based photographer Mark Alor Powell. Presented without introduction or any sort of statement, the series is full of images that feel familiar, but are tinged with a sense of something beyond this world. Vaguely odd, but beautifully shot, portraits punctuate the work and, along with humorous and eerie landscapes, have the viewer questioning what exactly they are looking at. 

Photographs from Wenxin Zhang’s "Five Nights, Aquarium"

Photography // Thursday, June 11, 2015
In Five Nights, Aquarium, artist Wenxin Zhang combines short stories and photography to illustrate her memories. The series combines qualities of autobiography and fictional story telling. Her writing and photographs in this series are both elusive and enchanting similarly to memories and illusions.

Germaine Krull "A Photographer's Journey" @ Jeu de Paume, Paris

Photography // Thursday, June 11, 2015
Germaine Krull (Wilda-Poznań, East Prussia [after 1919: Poland], 1897-Wetzlar, Germany, 1985) is at once one of the best-known figures in the history of photography, by virtue of her role in the avant-garde's from 1920 to 1940, and a pioneer of modern photojournalism. She was also the first to publish in book form as an end in itself.

The Sensory Self-Portraits of Edu Monteiro

Photography // Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Edu Monteiro transforms himself in his work, disguising his face until he himself is indistinguishable. In his work, the artist himself become’s a sculpture to be photographed combining elements of sculpture, performance, and photography. He wraps himself in various items such as cigarettes, fruit, stuffed animals, and a squid to create these strange and striking portraits/sculptures. The results of his transformations are both humorous and grotesque.

Magnum's $100 square print sale

Photography // Tuesday, June 09, 2015
The prestigious international photography cooperative, Magnum Photos, originally co-founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson, is having a very rare print sale that includes 51 photographer’s photos. The idea was simple, each participant was asked to select a specific image that they felt changed or represented a turning point in their craft. The line up is heavy to no surprise and the selection is diverse. 

video: InFrame Jessica Lehrman

Photography // Monday, June 08, 2015
“In terms of photography and the photo world, I’m doing everything wrong,” says Brooklyn-based photographer Jessica Lehrman when speaking about her work, but that’s probably the secret to her success. Raised in an unconventional setting traveling around in a van and being home-schooled by her parents, Jessica Lehrman’s upbringing most likely conditioned her to be a fearless and watchful photographer.