National Geographic has just announced the winners of its 2014 photo contest. The grand prizes were given to three winners for their submissions to following categories: people, places and nature.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.