Photography

Hannah Höch


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hannah Höch began her training in 1912 at the School of Applied Arts in Berlin-Charlottenburg, where she studied glass design with Harold Bengen until her work was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I.She went back to Berlin in 1915 and reenrolled at the School of Applied Arts, where she studied painting and graphic ...

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Conan Thai


Thursday, September 7, 2017

Conan Thai is a Chinese-American photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a BFA in studio arts and a minor in telephone sanitation. Growing up with working class roots, he lived in books, played with matches, and dug holes in the backyard garden. He's fascinated with decay, life from ...

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Nick Knight


Saturday, August 19, 2017

Nick Knight is among the world’s most influential and visionary photographers, and founder and director of award-winning fashion website SHOWstudio.com. As a fashion photographer, he has consistently challenged conventional notions of beauty and is fêted for his groundbreaking creative collaborations with leading designers including Yohji Yamamoto, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen. Advertising campaigns for the most prestigious clients ...

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Ciril Jazbec


Friday, August 4, 2017

Ciril Jazbec studied Management at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana before moving to London to study photography. He obtained an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication in 2011.​ Since then, he’s been working as an independent freelance photographer. In 2013, Ciril received the Leica Oskar Barnack Award for a photo ...

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Alice Hawkins


Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Alice Hawkins is a London based photographer who graduated from Camberwell College of Art in 2002. She has shot editorials for Pop, i-D, Russian Vogue, Harper's Bazaar (US) and The Independent Magazine, and her celebrity subjects have included Donatella Versace, Marilyn Manson and Kanye West. In 2003 Hawkins was runner up in The Independent's American Express ...

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Visible Girls: Revisited


Friday, July 7, 2017

Visible Girls: Revisited, is a new photography commission and national travelling exhibition of female portraits by photographer Anita Corbin. The exhibition brings together original images of women from different subcultures of the early 1980s and newly commissioned portraits of the same women now. The work will reunite women with their adolescent selves, exploring the ways in ...

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Leonardo Glauso


Monday, June 26, 2017

Born in Florence in 1989, Glauso first started photographing at the age of 20, and has since found his niche and passion in fashion photography. Editor and founder of Resuer Magazine, an international fashion publication, Glauso enjoys working with models from around the globe and collaborating with major international fashion agencies. His work has been featured ...

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Claude Cahun


Sunday, June 11, 2017

Claude Cahun, original name in full Lucy Renée Mathilde Schwob (born October 25, 1894, Nantes, France—died December 8, 1954, St. Helier, Jersey), French writer, photographer, Surrealist, and performance artist who was largely written out of art history until the late 1980s, when her photographs were included in an exhibition of Surrealist photography in 1986. She ...

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Sarah Lucas


Monday, May 29, 2017

Lucas was included in the 1988 group exhibition Freeze along with contemporaries including Angus Fairhurst, Damien Hirst, and Gary Hume. In 1990, Lucas co-organized the East Country Yard Show with Henry Bond, in which she also exhibited. Her first two solo exhibitions in 1992 were titled The Whole Joke and Penis Nailed to a Board. ...

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Laura Berson


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Born on the day of a certain month of a certain year, Laura Gwenaëlle Berson grew up in an unknown city. After a very common schooling, she faced several types of studies whose names are unknown, but all of them are more or less artistic. A few years later she moved towards a more intuitive photographic, ...

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Gus Powell


Sunday, April 30, 2017

Gus Powell was born in New York City in 1974 and attended Oberlin College where he majored in comparative religion. In 2003 he was selected to be in PDNs 30 under 30 issue and also published his first monograph, The Company of Strangers (J&L Books). His work has been exhibited internationally, including a solo show ...

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Andres Serrano


Saturday, April 15, 2017

Andres Serrano is an American photographer born in 1950, whose work has been labeled from blasphemous to beautiful. He became notorious through his photos of corpses and his use of feces and bodily fluids. The impact of Serrano’s work is often derived from the contrast between its surface beauty and disturbing subject matter, presenting the ...

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Walker Evans


Saturday, April 1, 2017

The American photographer Walker Evans whose influence on the evolution of ambitious photography during the second half of the 20th century was perhaps greater than that of any other figure, rejected the prevailing highly aestheticized view of artistic photography, of which Alfred Stieglitz was the most visible proponent, and constructed instead an artistic strategy based ...

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Gregory Crewdson


Saturday, March 18, 2017

Best known for elaborately staged, surreal scenes of American homes and neighborhoods, Gregory Crewdson was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1962. His first experience of photography, at the age of ten, was a Diane Arbus retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. At sixteen, he played in a band called the ...

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Philip-Lorca diCorcia


Monday, February 27, 2017

Philip-Lorca diCorcia’s photographs straddle truth and fiction by combining real people and places—but not necessarily people and places that naturally go together. The theatricality of his images is carefully constructed: he arranges the objects of each scene and devises precise lighting and framing for every project. His work is often described as cinematic, a description ...

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Edward E. Weston


Saturday, February 18, 2017

In 1923 Weston moved to Mexico City where he opened a photographic studio with his apprentice and lover Tina Modotti. Many important portraits and nudes were taken during his time in Mexico. It was also here that famous artists; Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros, and Jose Orozco hailed Weston as the master of 20th century art. After ...

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Garry Winogrand


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

In 2013 the San Francisco Museum of Art mounted a major retrospective exhibition including over 160 photographs Winogrand’s work. The exhibition traveled to venues including the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Jeu de Paume, Paris, France; Fundacíon MAPFRE, Madrid, Spain. Garry Winogrand was born in New York City ...

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Alison Rossiter


Saturday, January 14, 2017

Shortly put, Alison Rossiter is a visual artist that makes photographs without actually using a camera. That may sound like a ridiculous concept at best, but the idea of making photos without the usage of the camera is not as unusual and new as you might think. Avant-garde greats Moholy-Nagy and Man Ray were two ...

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Alex Prager


Saturday, December 31, 2016

Alex Prager is an American photographer and filmmaker, born on November 1, 1979. She is a self-taught photographer who staged sets and models to create “film-like” images that invite a myriad references, not only to the history of Hollywood and photography, but also the cinematic image in art contexts. The subjects of her works, exaggerated and ...

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Steven Meisel


Sunday, December 18, 2016

A fashion world idol known for his visually striking and provocative images, Steven Meisel is an American photographer whose artworks have been gracing the covers of numerous major magazines and campaigns for decades. His incredible life story saw him develop a childhood obsession with fashion illustration into such a fine photographic talent that only a ...

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Joel-Peter Witkin


Friday, December 2, 2016

The extraordinary intellectual lucidity of Joel-Peter Witkin has been able to give shape to powerful images, full of riddles, proving stronger than his voluntary isolation, his phobias of besieged man, his troubled and restless temperament. His will to communicate has gone beyond his passionate excesses, his delusions, his provocations. He has exceeded its ostentatious yet ...

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Mike Kelley


Sunday, November 20, 2016

Positing cerebral concepts from psychology, philosophy, and art theory against kitschy craft mediums, awkward adolescent scenarios, and rudimentary renderings, Mike Kelley’s oeuvre works against art’s hierarchical history as it expands its breadth. His 2005 project, “Day Is Done,” is a massive, amorphous collection of works in diverse media that reconstruct purported “repressed memories” of generic ...

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Gillian Wearing


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Wearing has described her working method as ‘editing life', by using photography and video to record the confessions of ordinary people, her work explores the disparities between public and private life, between individual and collective experience. Wearing has cited the influence of English fly-on-the-wall documentaries, such as Michael Apted's 7-up and the 1970s documentary The ...

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Sander Dekker


Monday, October 24, 2016

Describing himself as a maverick with a Sunday child’s charisma, Amsterdam-based Sander Dekker is an unconventional photographer with an exceptional talent to capture enchanting moments within his camera’s frame. This open-minded and inventive artist explains his creative practice as a process of turning unexpected situations into opportunities. In order to keep himself constantly inspired and ...

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Martine Franck


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

In a 2010 interview with Charlie Rose, photographer Martine Franck gave an insight into how she first got together with her husband, renowned Magnum founder Henri Cartier-Bresson: “Martine,” Bresson had apparently said to Franck, by way of showing his romantic interest, “I want to come and see your contact sheets.” The feeling was obviously mutual. ...

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Ansel Adams


Friday, September 23, 2016

The grandson of a wealthy timber baron, Adams grew up in a house set amid the sand dunes of the Golden Gate. When Adams was only four, an aftershock of the great earthquake and fire of 1906 threw him to the ground and badly broke his nose, distinctly marking him for life. A year later ...

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Paul Blackmore


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Paul Blackmore is a Sydney based photographer. His most recent book At Water’s Edge is the long-awaited publication that explores the intimate relationship between humanity and its most vital natural resource. At Water’s Edge builds on Paul’s previous studies of humanity’s relationship to nature in a globalised world. His first book Australians: Responses to the Land ...

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Ethan Sprague


Monday, August 29, 2016

Tommy Kha


Friday, August 12, 2016

Tommy Kha is a Brooklyn and Memphis-based photographer and artist. He is a recipient of the Jessie and Dolph Smith Emeritus Award, a former Center for Photography at Woodstock artist-in-residence, and a Light Work resident. Recently, Kha published his first monograph, A Real Imitation, through Aint-Bad Magazine. He is also currently writing a comic and appearing in some films. Kha ...

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Barkley L. Hendricks


Friday, July 29, 2016

Barkley L. Hendricks is an American painter and photographer best known for his realist and post-modern portraits of people living in urban areas, beginning in the 1960s and 70s and continuing to the present. Family Jules: NNN (No Naked Niggahs) (1974) – currently on display in Tate Modern – is one of four paintings that Hendricks ...

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