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Walker Evans |Pabst Blue Ribbon Sign, Chicago, Illinois © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Walker Evans | A Life’s Work

Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin has recently displayed a collection of over 200 original prints from the years 1928 to 1974 by Walker Evans (1903–1975). The photographer documented in his sober documentary fashion a uniquely authentic picture of America. Evans is considered to be one of the great personalities of 20th century photography.
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Palazzo Ducale. Scala dei Giganti covered by sand bags, gelatin print, 1915 - Giovanni Caprioli

Venezia si difende 1915 – 1918

A century after the beginning of First World War, Civita Tre Venezie is exhibiting 350 original photos from the Archivio Storico Fotografico on how the city of Venice defended itself during the time of the Great War.
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André Kertesz | La plaque cassée | Paris 1929

André Kertesz in 125 photographs

A collection of 125 photographs by André Kertész were sold last week in a auction at Artcurial as part of the European Month of Photography in Paris.

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Christopher Thomas | Paris City of Light

Christopher Thomas is an artist who has a reputation of being a city portraitist. His last exhibition “PARIS CITY OF LIGHT” at the Bernheimer Fine Art Photography capture the great cultural capital and the first metropolis of the modern age.
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Edward Weston Auction

A group of 548 photographs by Edward Weston printed posthumously by his son, Cole Weston, were sold at auction by Sotheby’s, New York, on September 30th, 2014. The set contains several famous works by the American photographer, including nudes, desert landscapes, objects and portraits.

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Behind the walls © Paolo Ventura

Paolo Ventura: The Man with the Suitcase

Paolo Ventura is a multidisciplinary artist who uses photography to document a fictional reality of his own creation. He carefully builds his own decors consisting of miniature cities, streets, buildings and interiors populated with small men and women.
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Eikoh Hosoe: Kamaitachi

Eikoh Hosoe’s Kamaitachi was originally released in 1969. The book was a collaboration with Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance. It documented their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and an improvisational performance made with local villagers, inspired by the legend of kamaitachi, a weasel-like demon who haunts rice fields and slashes people with a sickle.

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Hiroshi Sugimoto, The Last Supper: Acts of God

Hiroshi Sugimoto | The Last Supper: Acts of God

Hiroshi Sugimoto’s The Last Supper: Acts of God (1999/2012), is a five-panel photograph, more than 24 feet in length. The artist first created this work in 1999, from a life-size wax reproduction of Leonardo’s The Last Supper.

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Maia Flore | Le voyage fantastique | Château de Beauregard

Maia Flore: A Fantastical Voyage

Photographer Maia Flore got a carte blanche from Institut Français and Atout France to capture the country’s most iconic places from Château de Versailles to Pont du Gard or The new Mucem in Marseille.

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Autoportrait with Saskia, Paris, 2011. © Paolo Roversi

Paolo Roversi Secrets at Camera Obscura Gallery

Paolo Roversi is undeniably one of the most influential studio portraiture photographer. Galerie Camera Obscura in Paris is displaying a selection representing the essence of his work: portraits, nudes, self-portraits and fashion photography.

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Stephen Shore | Ginger Shore, Causeway Inn, Tampa, Florida, November 17, 1977

Stephen Shore on his Photography

Stephen Shore has been a key figure in The New Color Photography movement  for over a forty years now bringing serious aesthetic considerations to color photography as an art form.

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Robert Adams: The place we live

Robert Adams / Colorado Springs, Colorado 1968 © Robert Adams. Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco et Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Colorado Springs, Colorado 1968 © Robert Adams

Robert Adams has photographed the changing landscape of the American West for over four decades and how it have been altered by human activity. His photographs reveals the fragile beauty that endures despite our troubled relationship with nature, and with ourselves.

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Painted Backdrops by Juco

Painted Backdrops by Juco

Painted Backdrops by Juco

JUCO is a creative duo based in Los Angeles, their Painted Backdrops series is a creation which mixes the models’ clothes and the background’s patterns.

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Henri Cartier-Bresson at Centre Pompidou

© George Hoyningen-Huene : © Horst / Courtesy-Staley / Wise Gallery / NYC Crédit photographique : © 2013. Digital image, The Museum of Modern Art, New York / Scala, Florence

© George Hoyningen-Huene 

Henri Cartier-Bresson name is usually associated with the idea of “decisive moment” in photography. His genius for composition, extraordinary visual intuition and ability to capture the most elusive and significant instants as they happened made many critics think of his work as a single stylistic entity defined by this principle.

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Adriana Duque at Photoquai 2013

De Cuento en Cuento | Adriana Duque 2005

De Cuento en Cuento | Adriana Duque 2005

During the ongoing Photoquai 2013 in Paris, we had the chance to see Adriana Duque’s work. The colombian photographer engages in a free-flowing dialogue with painting, cinema, literature, theatre and fashion.

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Nick Brandt: Across the Ravaged Land

calcified fish eagle, lake natron, 2012

calcified fish eagle, lake natron, 2012
image © nick brandt 2013 / courtesy of hasted kraeutler gallery, NY

After “On This Earth” and “A Shadow Falls”, Nick Brandt new book, Across The Ravaged Land, offers a darker vision of a world still filled with a stunning beauty, but now tragically tainted and fast disappearing at the hands of man.

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