Monique Relova @ Albumen Gallery

Monique Relova:Sridevi and Friends, Portrait of a Hijra Community
May 15th – July 15th

“In 2006 Monique Relova spent time with a transgender community near Bangalore in southern India for her project ‘Hijra’.

In many western countries the discussion of transgender rights is very topical – the last frontier in the battle for equal rights. In South Asia, particularly Pakistan, India and Bangladesh Hijras are officially recognised as third gender. In fact, Hijras have a recorded history on the Indian subcontinent going back to antiquity.

After overcoming initial hurdles of acceptance as an outsider Monique Relova was accepted by the community and gained their trust. This allowed her to photograph them in their daily life. Monique’s portraits convey an overriding sense of pride maintained despite the many challenges and struggles Sridevi and Friends face on a daily basis.”

Albumen Gallery
21 Heathfield Gardens, London W4 4JU

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Magnum Manifesto

FRANCE. Paris. Fenelon college. 1988. Magnum photographers during the annual meeting.Back row (standing): Paul Fusco, Raymond Depardon, Leonard Freed, Peter MarlowMiddle row (standing): Ian Berry, Steve McCurry, Abbas, Inge Morath, Patrick Zachmann, Sebastiao Salgado, David Hurn, Stuart Franklin, Philip Jones Griffiths, Constantine Manos, Chris Steele-PerkinsFront row (mixed): Burt Glinn (standing), Eve Arnold (squat), Jean Gaumy (standing), Rene Burri (squat in front of Jean), Josef Koudelka, Harry Gruyaert, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Ferdinando Scianna, Bruno Barbey (standing), Gilles Peress (standing).

Magnum Manifesto
May 26 – September 3, 2017

“A landmark photography exhibition at the ICP Museum celebrating the 70th anniversary of the renowned photo agency. Curators Clément Chéroux and Clara Bouveresse demonstrate how Magnum Photos owes its pre-eminence to the ability of its photographers to encompass and navigate the points between photography as art object and photography as documentary evidence. Featuring group and individual projects, this comprehensive exhibition—and accompanying book publication by Thames & Hudson—includes magazine spreads, newspaper features, and letters, putting some of the world’s most recognizable images in creative context. Sponsored by Canon.”

International Center of Photography, 250 Bowery, New York, NY 10012

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TOM BIANCHI @ Throckmorton Fine Art

June 29 – Sept 16, 2017

Every emerging minority needs not only a record of its grievances but also an idealized image of its expectations.
Tom Bianchi has given us one version of gay happiness – an earthly paradise where handsome men love one another on white sands under an eternally cloudless sky.
These photographs are at once formal and intimate, for they bring both rigor and tenderness to glimpses of real people. – Edmund White

Throckmorton Fine Art
145 East 57th Street, third floor, New York, NY 10022

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Like a Horse @ Fotografiska

©Fighting Stallions in the Camargue, Hans Silvester

Like a Horse Group Exhibition
19 May–3 September

“Our relationship with the horse is as multifaceted as it is fascinating and ancient, exquisitely depicted in prehistoric cave paintings. And when Eadweard Muybridge in the 19th century perfected the photographic technique he chose to capture, among other things, the movements of the horse. Muybridge’s famous series forms part of the new exhibition Like a Horse.

Comprising some 30 photographers, this group exhibition with the horse as its common denominator reflects our relationship with this powerful, spiritual, beautiful and hard-working animal.”

Stadsgårdshamnen 22, 116 45 Stockholm, Sweden

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Tom Arndt @ Howard Greenberg Gallery

om Arndt, Family, Bullhead Days, Waterville, Minnesota, June 2015
Gelatin silver print, 14 1/8 x 17 3/8 inches

Tom Arndt: Where I Live
May 25 – July 7, 2017

“Tom Arndt: Where I Live features more than 35 photographs from 2015 to 2016, which capture the character of Arndt’s native Minnesota (as well as North Dakota and Montana). He portrays everyday citizens — in their coffee shops and soda fountains, their streets, their parks, and at state fairs. A consistently resourceful street photographer, Arndt captures fleeting gestures and momentary juxtapositions between people and their surroundings, finding in them a sense of emotional or psychological depth. Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor has written of Arndt’s work, “They possess the crucial DNA of our culture.””

Howard Greenberg Gallery
41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406, New York.

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Lives & Still Lives @ Howard Greenberg Gallery

Lives & Still Lives: Leslie Gill, Frances McLaughlin-Gill, and Their Circle
May 25 – July 7, 2017

“When they married in 1948 in New York City, Leslie Gill (1908-1958) and his wife Frances McLaughlin-Gill (1919-2014) were both accomplished photographers. Leslie Gill’s work was appearing in the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, and Frances McLaughlin-Gill’s photographs were in Vogue. Both Gills contributed a fresh and much needed new perspective to editorial photography.”

Howard Greenberg Gallery
41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406, New York

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ROGER BALLEN @ camara oscura galeria de arte

ROGER BALLEN “Introspective”
25th May – 29th July 2017

Opening: Thursday 25th at 8.00 pm

“Introspective” is the first retrospective exhibition by Roger Ballen in Madrid. In this project we have selected three of his most iconic series -”Outland, “Shadow Chamber” and his most recent “Boarding House”- in order to create a hallucinatory and enigmatic itinerary of one of the most personal and singular visions in contemporary photography. Throughout his career Ballen has developed what we could call a voyage of discovery in which we must abandon our everyday self to face the most primitive side of the human condition and of our own psyche.

camara oscura galeria de arte

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WINDOW DRESSING @ L. Parker Stephenson Photographs

May 5 – June 30, 2017

“Window Dressing, a group exhibition of vintage and later prints by master 20th century photographers and lesser-recognized artists. This presentation explores the myriad ways in which photographers have used the surface and frame of the window in their work. Images date from 1909 to 2003 and were made in the United States, Mexico, France, the UK, and Japan.”

L. Parker Stephenson Photographs
764 Madison Avenue between 65th and 66th streets

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Fons Iannelli @ Steven Kasher Gallery

Fons Iannelli: War/Post-War
June 15th – August 11, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 15th, 6-8PM

“Iannelli began photographing at his father’s sculpture studio, Iannelli Studios, in Park Ridge, Illinois. Alfonso Iannelli, Sr. was an esteemed industrial designer, graphic designer, and sculptor. Iannelli, Sr. created sculptures for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Midway Gardens project (1914) as well as the 1933 Chicago World’s fair. Books about Iannelli, Sr. include Everyday Modern: The Industrial Design of Alfonso Iannelli, and Alfonso Iannelli: Modern by Design.”

Steven Kasher Gallery
515 W. 26th St., New York, NY 10001

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Singular (Point of View) @ Los Angeles Center of Photography

Photo by Chloe Meynier

Singular (Point of View)
May 19-June 23, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, May 19, 7-10 pm

Juried by Crista Dix

Exhibiting artists: Adam Gerlach, Alina Marin-Bliach, Allyson Klutenkamper, Andi Schreiber, Andrew Caldwell, Angelica Petryshyn, Ariya Bunyapamai, Barbara Noah, Beatrix Reinhardt, Beth Maier, Bill Tancer, Brian Kosoff, Britta Baumann, Carl Shubs, Chloe Meyner, Chris Ireland, Cody Bratt, Diane Silverman, Eleonora Ronconi, Enrique Landgrave, J. K. Lavin, Jennifer Pritchard, Jessica Chappe, Jessica Chen, Jung S Kim, Lisa Gizara, Lisa McCord, Louisa St Aubyn, Mark Uhalley, Peter J Baumgartner, Qin Zhang, Raquel Natalicchio, Sally Ann Field, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, Sandy Kroopf, Sarah Malakoff, Sean Du, Susan Greene, Susan Swihart, and Zoe Aparicio.

Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028

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