Autre hommage à mon père qui adorait les appareils dont une caméra Hasselblad, un Rolleiflex et d'autres et un grand merci à Alain Le Bacquer qui a pris mes premiers photos de mode et m'a fait ensuite aimer la photographie
22 avril 2018

Exhibition of photographs of musicians and celebrities by Olaf Heine on view at IMMAGIS

Olaf Heine, Jared Leto, Plate 1, Los Angeles, 2006. 35 x 35 cm., 13.78 x 13.78 in. Edition of 15. MUNICH.- The gallery IMMAGIS in Munich opened the solo exhibition HUSH HUSH by renowned photographer and director Olaf Heine. Some of Heine’s personally favorite portraits of musicians and celebrities are on display, as well as a selection from his BRAZIL cycle, which was published as a book by teNeues in 2014. Since the late-1990s Heine has risen to become one of the most sought-after portrait... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2018

Sotheby's Photographs totals $5.1 million in New York

Lot 133. Man Ray (1890-1976), Minotaur, dated and numbered '36' in pencil and with the photographer's '31 bis, Rue Campagne Première' studio stamp (Manford M6) and posthumous copyright stamp (Manford M30) on the reverse, 1933, 5 7/8  by 9 1/4  in. (14.9 by 23.5 cm.) Estimate: $150/250,000. Sold for $175,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s.    NEW YORK, NY.- Emily Bierman, Head of Sotheby’s Photographs Department in New York, commented: “We are delighted with the results of today’s... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2018

Wagner + Partner opens new gallery space with thematic exhibition

Erwin Olaf, Shanghai: Hangpu - The Journey (2017), archival print, 60,5 x 80,4 cm. Photo: Courtesy Wagner + Partner. BERLIN.- Wagner + Partner announced the opening of its new premises with the launch of the thematic exhibition, Die Dauer des Moments (The Moment’s Duration). As a crack in time, the “moment”, possesses unique qualities - it is exciting, unbearable, poetic, unpredictable … and? it can also be instantaneously brief. Since its inception, photography has harnessed not only light but also the... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2018

Nationalmuseum Sweden acquires photograph of Greta Garbo by Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen, Greta Garbo, Gelatin silver photography, 1928, reprint 1961. © Edward Steichen. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired a portrait of film legend Garbo, produced in 1928 by American photographer Edward Steichen. It was part of an entire series published in Vanity Fair. The portrait is an interesting example of contemporary avant-garde photography involving an extreme close-up. Graham Greene wrote with great admiration about Garbo in film reviews in the 1930s. Roland Barthes analysed her face in the... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2018

Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Garden

Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Wang Shi Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm. Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Liu Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm. Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Liu Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm. Bai Guanghua, Suzhou Liu Garden (Series: DREAM), 2005, photography, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 800x800mm.
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05 février 2018

'Art of the Mountain: Through the Chinese Photographer's Lens' at China Institute Gallery

Wang Wusheng (born 1945), Huangshan A124: Disciples of Buddha and Fairy Maiden Peak, 2004 Inkjet print, 40 x 32 inches, 101.6 × 81.3 cm. On loan at China Institute Gallery. © Wang Wusheng NEW YORK – An exhibition of contemporary photography will be on view at China Institute Gallery from February 8 through December 2, 2018. Art of the Mountain: Through the Chinese Photographer’s Lens will survey work from more than 20 photographers. With over 60 photographs – many on view for the first time in the U.S – Art of... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2018

The Morgan opens the first full-scale retrospective of the photography of Peter Hujar

Peter Hujar, Self-Portrait Jumping (1), 1974, gelatin silver print, purchased on The Charina Endowment Fund, The Morgan Library & Museum, 2013.108:1.37. © Peter Hujar Archive, LLC, courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco. NEW YORK, NY.- The life and art of Peter Hujar (1934–1987) were rooted in downtown New York. Private by nature, combative in manner, well-read, and widely connected, Hujar inhabited a world of avant-garde dance, music, art, and drag performance. His mature career... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2017

Getty Center celebrates 20th anniversary with Robert Polidori photographs exhibition

European Painting 1850–1900 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997, Robert Polidori, chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori LOS ANGELES, CA.- In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Getty Center, the J. Paul Getty Museum opens an exhibition of 20 works by renowned photographer Robert Polidori (Canadian-French-American, born 1951). Robert Polidori: 20 Photographs of the Getty Museum, 1997 is the first public exhibition of photographs showing... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2017

First museum exhibition devoted to Baron Adolf de Meyer in more than 20 years opens at The Met

Adolf de Meyer, American (born France), 1868–1946, [Self-Portrait in India], 1900. Platinum print. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Isaac Lagnado, 1995. NEW YORK, NY.- A member of the “international set” in fin-de-siècle Europe, Baron Adolf de Meyer (1868–1946) was also a pioneering art, portrait, and fashion photographer, known for creating images that transformed reality into a beautiful fantasy. The “quicksilver brilliance” that characterized de Meyer’s art led fellow photographer Cecil Beaton to dub him the “Debussy... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2017

A Record-Setting Man Ray and a Vandalized 'Trump l'oeil' Mark Paris Photo Week

Lot 8. Man Ray, Noire et Blanche, 1926, tirage argentique, image/feuille: 20.6 x 27.5 cm. (8 1/8 x 10 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 1,000,000 - EUR 1,500,000. Price realised EUR 2,688,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 PARIS - Paris Photo, the premier international fair dedicated to the photographic medium, closed Sunday after a flurry of activity, including rapid sales and an unsolved mystery over a vandalized work --- a Trump "Trompe l'œil." High notes of the 21st edition of the fair, held... [Lire la suite]
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