BERLIN: STRANGER PASSING - JOEL STERNFELD
Nov
10
to Feb 3

BERLIN: STRANGER PASSING - JOEL STERNFELD

This month, Berlin’s Buchman Galerie presents a collection o two bodies of photographic work by Joel Sternfeld - ‘Stranger Passing’ and ‘To Joseph Palmer’. the former series of images comprises individual portraits taken between 1985 & 2001 in America, depicting people from different walks of life going about their day-to-day business. The latter is a selection o family dedicated to people with beards. Joseph Palmer was a 19th-century New England farmer who grew a long beard during a time when beards were socially unacceptable, and his choice caused him to spend 15 months in prison. Together, theres collective images of individuals help to describe larger aspects of American society.

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SINGAPORE - TWO PEOPLE - SEAN LEE
Nov
23
to Jan 24

SINGAPORE - TWO PEOPLE - SEAN LEE

Singaporean photographer Sean Lee presents ‘Two People’ at the Arts House.His images explore the relationship between his parents. These intimate frames of everyday life i the Lee household capture moments of love,dependency, compromise and sacrifice. Each image encourages the onlooker to contemplate the complexity of family relationships and what it means to love.

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NYC - Quicksilver Brilliance - Adolf de Meyer Photographs
Dec
4
to Mar 18

NYC - Quicksilver Brilliance - Adolf de Meyer Photographs

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A member of the "international set" in fin-de-siècle Europe, Baron Adolf de Meyer (1868–1946) was also a pioneering photographer, known for creating works that transformed reality into a beautiful fantasy. Quicksilver Brilliance is the first museum exhibition devoted to the artist in more than 20 years and the first ever at The Met. Some 40 works, drawn entirely from The Met collection, demonstrate the impressive breadth of his career.

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HONG KONG: Leung Chi Wo “Something There and Never There” - Photo exhibit
Jan
23
to Mar 10

HONG KONG: Leung Chi Wo “Something There and Never There” - Photo exhibit

“Something There and Never There” is the solo exhibition of Leung Chi Wo, centered around the tumultuous year of 1967 in Hong Kong. Linking his own biography to the history of the city, Leung constructs parallel worlds, both physically and conceptually, that connect vastly different events, characters and objects together. Civilian riots and vintage Volkswagen, student protests and Charlie Chaplin’s film, political propaganda and the Beatles’s songs, five-dollar note and Hermès scarf: they all crossed paths by coincidence without our knowledge or entering into official history.

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Den Haag: Photography and form
Dec
18
to Jan 14

Den Haag: Photography and form

The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag possesses a large photographic collection, which the Hague Museum of Photography is keen to showcase. The multifaceted subject of ‘geometry’ is the starting point of this overview, which includes the most aesthetic and dramatic examples in the Gemeentemuseum’s collection.

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LA: Annenberg Space - Greg Kahn: Havana Youth
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

LA: Annenberg Space - Greg Kahn: Havana Youth

Cubans born after 1989 only know a life after the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. and the scarcity of resources available during the U.S.-led economic embargo. These kids, born during the “Special Period,” are now in their teens and 20s. After Raul Castro inherited the presidency, the youth of Havana began to experience more of the world’s culture. The photographer Greg Kahn will discuss how youth identity in Cuba is rapidly evolving and redefining what it means to be Cuban.

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LA: Annenberg Space - Michael Christopher Brown : Life After Fidel
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

LA: Annenberg Space - Michael Christopher Brown : Life After Fidel

According to photographer Michael Christopher Brown, Americans have a “distant idea” of Cuba, often idealizing the island as a paradise of architecture, cigars, rum, and vintage automobiles. Brown will discuss his ongoing “Paradiso” project, which reveals the more complex reality of how Cubans are “surviving the paradise.” Brown followed two young DJs in Havana, and their youthful electronica scene, capturing a generation that came of age during the “Special Period” who are trying to thrive in a society largely cut off from the rest of the world.

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CHI: Working Across Fine Art & Commercial Photography
Sep
24
9:00 AM09:00

CHI: Working Across Fine Art & Commercial Photography

In a time where the boundaries between art, fashion, and music are blurring, the line between fine art and commercial photography is thinning and the two fields are no longer mutually exclusive. In this half-day workshop, Sabrina Y. Smith, will review the ways commissioned work can complement your fine art practice, offering new avenues of creativity, a wider audience, and financial freedom.

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NY: Art Book Fair - Moma PS1
Sep
22
to Sep 24

NY: Art Book Fair - Moma PS1

Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines.

 

The 2017 NY Art Book Fair will feature over 370 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, institutions and independent publishers from twenty-eight countries.

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CHI: THE PORTRAIT WITH RANIA MATAR
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

CHI: THE PORTRAIT WITH RANIA MATAR

Capturing a powerful portrait goes well beyond the press of a button. In this workshop, Rania will explore all aspects of portraiture and delve into the process of working with people. Participants will learn attention to detail, postures and expressions, approaching potential subjects, establishing trust and developing a relationship.

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NYC: Photoville
Sep
21
to Sep 24

NYC: Photoville

Photoville is an annual festival is a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers. By creating a physical platform for photographers of all stripes to come together and interact, Photoville provides a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse audience — a veritable cross-section of the world’s photographic community.

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NYC: SPD Speaker Series "Politics.Media.Design"
Jul
13
7:30 PM19:30

NYC: SPD Speaker Series "Politics.Media.Design"

The SPD Speaker Series:  a multi-disciplinary panel discussion on the current political climate and its effect on design, journalism, and photography. 

 

Featuring:

Lindsay Ballant, Art Director, The Baffler

Allison McCann, Data Reporter, VICE News  

Lisa Larson Walker, Associate Art Director, Slate Magazine; Visual Artist

D.W. Pine, Creative Director, TIME

 

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