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Brassaï @ Foam

Brassaï: iconic images of 1930s Parisian life 13 September – 4 December 2019 “Gyula Halász, Brassaï’s original name, was born in 1899 in Brassó, Transylvania (then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, nowadays Brasov, Romania). He studied at the University of Arts in Berlin before finally settling in Paris in 1924, a city that was to […]


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Changing Views – 20 Years of Art Collection Deutsche Börse @ Foam

Changing Views – 20 Years of Art Collection Deutsche Börse 3 May – 7 July 2019 “The Art Collection Deutsche Börse comprises approximately 1,800 works from over 120 international photographers, including iconic names such as Diane Arbus, Walker Evans, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Rineke Dijkstra, Dana Lixenberg, younger photographers like Tobias Zielony and Mike Brodie, […]


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Alex Prager @ Foam

Alex Prager– Silver Lake Drive 14 June – 4 September 2019 “Prager’s work is rooted in the photographic tradition of William Eggleston, Diane Arbus and Cindy Sherman, each of whom mastered the art of freezing the indeterminable everyday moment. Prager’s oeuvre consists of heavily staged, large format images using saturated colours. Her photographs can be […]


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Sergey Chilikov @ Schilt Gallery

Sergey Chilikov: Selected Works 20 April until 29 June 2019 Opening Saturday, 20 April 2019, 17.00-19.00 Since 1989 Chilikov has been working on a travel series about cities in the Soviet Union. His series, entitled ‘Photo Provocations’, ‘The Countryside Glam’, ‘The Beach’, ‘The Gambling’, ‘The Philosophy of a Journey’ and others, depict the hidden eroticism […]


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Stories from the North @ Noorderlicht | House of Photography

Stories from the North – Photographic Voices from Ghana 13 April – 5 May 2019 “Stories from the North aims to tell stories from a region we don’t hear much about, a region that is often underlooked, both here and in Ghana. Obvious issues are not prevalent in Northern Ghana, at least not in a […]


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Scheltens & Abbenes @ Foam

Scheltens & Abbenes – ZEEN 15 March – 5 June 2019 “ZEEN is the largest museum solo exhibition of the artist duo Scheltens & Abbenes so far. The artists are seen as the most progressive still-life photographers in the Netherlands today. Maurice Scheltens (1972) and Liesbeth Abbenes (1970) have managed to build an international artistic […]


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Eva O’Leary @ Foam

Eva O’Leary: Happy Valley 1 March – 28 April 2019 “Happy Valley is the nickname for the town State College in Pennsylvania (US), the hometown of American-Irish artist Eva O’Leary (b. 1989). On the surface, it appears to be a tranquil and quiet place; the home of Penn State University and its popular football team, […]


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Tyler Mitchell @ Foam

Tyler Mitchell – I Can Make You Feel Good 19 April – 5 June 2019 “Tyler Mitchell’s work visualises a black utopia. Making use of candy colour palettes and natural light, Mitchell captures young black people in gardens, parks or in front of idyllic studio backdrops where they appear as free, expressive, effortless, sensitive and […]


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Santu Mofokeng @ Foam

Santu Mofokeng: Stories 15 February – 28 April 2019 “This year marks the 25th anniversary of South Africa’s first democratic elections, followed by the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as president in 1994. This historic event marked the end of apartheid: a regime of institutionalised racial segregation that was in effect from 1948 to 1991. South […]


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Erwin Blumenfeld @ Foam

Erwin Blumenfeld 15 February – 14 April 2019 “The German fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969) is one of the most celebrated and best-paid fashion photographers of his time. He was best known for his oeuvre in black and white, but the exhibition in Foam focuses on the colour photography he created in his period in […]


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