Arne Svenson @ Julie Saul Gallery

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April 9 – May 30
Opening reception and book signing, Thursday, April 9th, 6-8 PM

In Arne Svenson’s fifth solo show with the gallery we will present his most recent series called The Workers. As a conceptual and thematic extension and bookend to The Neighbors, Svenson is no longer shooting from his studio, but is out in the world recording details of men engaged in manual labor. The same techniques and palette have been applied as The Neighbors, but unlike the private lives and leisure time spent in the interiors of luxury apartments, here Svenson seeks to examine the nuances of another form of human activity- manual toil with tools and machines. He continues to photograph through windows, but here refining his images with a almost microscopic scrutiny of individuals focused on careful work. Whereas in The Neighbors we see people napping, dining or staring at their digital devices, here we see hands, elbows, backs and shoulders in evident concentration on a physical activity.

Julie Saul Gallery | 535 West 22nd Street, 6th floor | New York | NY | 10011

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Kelli Connell and Sara Macel @ Silver Eye Center for Photography

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Silver Eye Center for Photography | 1015 East Carson Street | Pittsburgh | PA | 15203

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March Exhibitions @ Soho Photo Gallery

EXHIBITION DATESApril 8, 2015 – May 2, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: Tuesday, April 7, 2015, from 6pm to 8pm.
 

Peter Agron: Chapter Eleven

 

“This selection of pictures is not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of physicians. The viewer should regularly consult a physician in matters relating to his/her health and particularly with respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention.”

 

 

 

 

© Peter Agron
Irene Greenberg: Abstracts

 

“Walls and other surfaces can tell a story. They reflect the passing of time and the passing of people. They change and dissolve depending on their age and how they are formed and maintained. Sometimes, I imagine other images in the abstract markings that age and wear have left behind.”

© Irene Greenberg
George Greenstein: Ice & Sky: Greenland

 

“Greenland is one of the most inhospitable places on earth. Half the size of the USA, its population is that of a small village. In summer the sun never sets: in winter it never rises. I experienced there a terrain gigantic, solemn and inhospitable, and possessed of a stern implacable beauty. Music accompanying the exhibit reflects this sense.”

 

 

 

©George Greenstein
Jay Matusow: Layers

 

“In my best photographs, I’ve identified something that visually excites me and found a way to reproduce that emotion in someone else. With this end in mind, I feel no obligation to record literal interpretations of what I see if another approach feels more effective. InLayers, I’ve used stacking and masking techniques to combine portions of different images to elicit a sense of how the best of the visual world feels to me.”

 

 

 

 © Jay Matusow
Ruth Raskin: Road Trip: New Mexico

 

“Two weeks. More than 1,500 miles. Thirteen rolls of black-and-white film. These silver gelatin prints document the landscapes, cityscapes, sunsets, aliens and vehicles I encountered during a classic American endeavor: the road trip.”

 

 

© Ruth Raskin
Sonia Toledo: Flora

 

“This work is inspired by a visit to Georgia O’Keeffe’s museum in Santa Fe in 2013. The photographs echo one of her famous quotes: “Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time — like to have a friend takes time.”

© Sonia Toledo.
Robert Kalman: Diptychs I & II

International Portfolio Competition

 

Soho Photo Gallery’s panel of jurors for the inaugural International Portfolio Competition has selected three portfolios for exhibition. Each portfolio will be on exhibit for one month. Robert Kalman, of Brewster, NY will exhibit in April. The two other artists will exhibit in May and June. There were 108 portfolios submitted consisting of 1,821 images. The portfolios came from 24 states and 12 countries.

© Robert Kalman

 

Soho Photo Gallery | 15 White Street | New York | NY | 10013

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Allen Bourgeois @ The Rangefinder Gallery

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Allen Bourgeois: Spontaneous Relationships
March 6 – 28

Reception: March 6, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Rangefinder Gallery
300 West Superior Avenue
Chicago, IL

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Harry Cory Wright @ Eleven

Plate I. Cathedral, 2015

Plate I. Cathedral, 2015

Harry Cory Wright: Anglia
14th May to 18th July

Cory Wright explores the lowlands of the British Isles, an area which embodies traces of the old and the new, the ancient and futuristic and a world that lies in between. In his new series he infuses historical sites with prospect so we begin to re-evaluate these spaces and the enchantment held therein.

Eleven
11 Eccleston Street
London SW1W 9LX
England

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TRIENNIAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY HAMBURG June 18-28, 2015

TRIENNIAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY HAMBURG

Fofftein: Living and Working in Hamburg 1933–2014
MUSEUM DER ARBEIT, 19 June to 27 September 2015

Adam Panczuk, Kofi Ntim, pensioner, Wilhelmsburg 2014/ Neue Mitte Altona, 2014 © Adam Panczuk

Hamburg in Photographs 1870–1914 / 2014
Georg Koppmann, Wilhelm Weimar / Rafal Milach, Michal Luczak
HAMBURG MUSEUM, 19 June to 18 October 2015

Two photographers were commissioned by the state at the end of the 19th century to document the development of the city of Hamburg. Georg Koppmann was authorized by the Hamburg government to photograph changes in structures, streets and the harbor. 24 years later, a monument image archive was created by Wilhelm Weimar, assistant to Justus Brinckmann (1843–1915), founding director of the Hamburg Arts and Crafts Museum.
Quiet Peasants and Sturdy Fishermen? Northern Germany in Photography
ALTONAER MUSEUM, 19 June until 22 November 2015

When we hear “Northern Germany,” most of us spontaneously describe a certain image. Our collective imagination of what landscapes look like is usually derived from pictures we have seen. But what about that typical image of Northern Germany we all seem to have in mind? How is it generated and what is the role of photography in that process? The extensive collection of historical photographs at the Altonaer Museum can serve as source material for researching these questions, as was done by Agnieszka Rayss from Sputnik Photo. Her photo series show how museums construct realities with their collections and how the collections leave their imprint on the perception of a landscape.

TRIENNIAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY HAMBURG
Deichtorhallen Hamburg GmbH
Deichtorstraße 1+2 // 20095 Hamburg // T. +49(0)4032103-242
info@phototriennale.de

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RESONATE @ Gallery of Photography Ireland

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Linda Brownlee, Leonn Ward, Andrew Nuding, Neil Gavin, Alen MacWeeney, Rich Gilligan, Perry Ogden, Josh Gordon, Nick & Chloé, Liam Murphy, Ross McDonnell, Niall O’Brien, Conor Clinch, Barry McCall, Lee Malone, Sean Jackson, Johnny McMillan, Mike Bunn, Sarah Doyle, Eilish McCormack, Sean & Yvette, Boo George, Peter Rowan.

 

Gallery of Photography Ireland
Meeting House Square
Temple Bar – Dublin 2

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William Eggleston @ Instituto Moreira Salles

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March 14th to June 28th

William Eggleston is one of the most important artists in the history of photography. His vibrant and most famous images depict day-to-day life in small cities and suburbs of the American south, constructing an inventory of American culture in the 1960s and ‘70s. Eggleston opened new ground for photography by combining a focus on the symbols of modernization (roads, cars, supermarkets, billboards, shopping malls, parking lots, fashion), a particular use of color saturation and a diaristic approach while documenting friends, family members and anonymous characters.

William Eggleston, American Color is one of the biggest exhibitions ever done on the photographer and will bring to Brazil for the first time an extensive selection of works from 1960s and ‘70s, considered to be Eggleston’s golden years. One of the rooms will feature many of the photos included in the legendary 1976 exhibition at MoMA. Two other rooms will present the famous portfolio Los Alamos, which resulted from a series of road trips around the Mississippi Delta and all the way to California from 1965 to 1974.

Instituto Moreira Salles – Rio de Janeiro
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 476, Gávea

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Jock Sturges @ photo-eye Gallery

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Jock Sturges – FANNY
April 10th – May 23rd, 2015

Opening & Artist Reception Friday April 10th, 2015 from 5 – 7pm

photo-eye Gallery
541 South Guadalupe
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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Ysabel LeMay @ Catherine Edelman Gallery

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April 10 – July 3, 2015

OPENING RECEPTION WITH THE ARTIST: Friday, April 10, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Ever since the invention of the camera, there are few subjects that attract photographers more than the landscape. Whether photographing from the sky or lying on the grass, photographers continually seek to understand and explore the ground upon which we live and walk. While it seems almost impossible to capture nature in a unique way, Ysabel LeMay defies all odds, creating spectacular images that radiate with color, density and awe.

Catherine Edelman Gallery | 300 W. Superior Street | Chicago | IL | 60654

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