03 août 2015

Photographic "Spanish" Still Life by Kevin Best

Still Life with Honey jar and Figs (in the style of Luis Melendez) by Kevin Best Figs are in season and affordable, so I couldn't resist making a star of them in this Spanish inspired Still life.' Still Life with Cauliflower and Eggs by Kevin Best 'Luis Melendez painted a beautiful Still Life with a Cauliflower, this is my version. The Cauli is not my favourite vegetable but it has great texture, and the light just loves it. Originally I had placed thae Cauliflower up the other way so all the white flowers could... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2015

"Philippe Halsman. Étonnez-moi !", Rétrospective au Jeu de Paume‏

Philippe Halsman — Autoportrait, 1950. Archives Philippe Halsman © 2015 Philippe Halsman Archive / Magnum Photos PARIS - Le photographe Philippe Halsman (Riga, Lettonie, 1906 - New York, 1979) mène pendant une quarantaine d'années une carrière exemplaire, depuis ses débuts à Paris dans les années 1930, jusqu'à l'immense succès de son studio new-yorkais entre 1940 et 1970. À Paris, puis à New-York, Philippe Halsman collabore à de nombreux magazines, Vogue, Vu, Voilà..., et Lifedont il réalisera 101... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2015

Exhibition of botanical photographs by Karl Blossfeldt opens at Pinakothek der Moderne

Karl Blossfeldt, Adiantum pedatum. Maidenhair Fern, before 1926. Stiftung Ann und Jürgen Wilde, Pinakothek der Moderne, München. MUNICH.- The botanical photographs taken by lecturer and modeller Karl Blossfeldt (1865–1932) are among the milestones in the history of 20th-century photography. To mark the 150th anniversary of Blossfeldt’s birth, the Ann and Jürgen Wilde Foundation at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich is staging a comprehensive exhibition on his life and work.  Karl Blossfeldt, Blumenbachia... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

Bailey's Stardust: landmark show celebrates David Bailey's outstanding contribution to photography

David Bailey (b. 1938), Mick Jagger, 1964. © David Bailey. EDINBURGH.- Bailey's Stardust is an outstanding celebration of the work of one of the world’s greatest photographers. Shown to huge acclaim on an international tour, it now arrives in Edinburgh and provides a rich survey of David Bailey’s achievement. He has, since the early 1960s, been at the forefront of the intersecting arenas of photography, fashion, portraiture and reportage. Bailey’s extraordinary exhibition demonstrates the breadth of his work, encompassing... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2015

Camden radicals go on show in the National Portrait Gallery

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch by Spencer Murphy © Spencer Murphy LONDON.- Benedict Cumberbatch, Amy Winehouse, Alan Bennett and Dame Tessa Jowell are among the famous faces that have gone on show in a new display celebrating the London Borough of Camden and the inspirational figures that have lived, worked or studied there, it was announced today. Creative Connections: Camden Radical Characters (9 July – 11 October 2015) showcases thirty photographs of successful people with connections to Camden, who have been selected from... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2015

Tim Flach, "More Than Humans"

Tim Flach, Royal White Tiger, Tiger breedings series © Tim Flach Tim Flach, Golden Tabby Tiger, Tiger breedings series © Tim Flach Tim Flach, Snow White Tiger, Tiger breedings series © Tim Flach Over the past decade, Flach's work has increasingly focused on animals, ranging widely across species but united by a distinctive style that is derived from his concerns with anthropomorphism and anthropocentrism. His interests lie in the way humans shape animals, and shape their... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2015

Audrey Hepburn back at scene of her big break at National Portrait Gallery

LONDON - Before Breakfast at Tiffany’s, before even Gigi, there was a jolly musical revue in London called Petite Sauce Tartare that helped propel a young Audrey Hepburn into the limelight – a show in a nightclub that is now part of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). “It is a wonderful coincidence,” said Helen Trompeteler, associate curator of photographs at the gallery, which announced details on Tuesday of a major exhibition exploring the life and career of one of the century’s biggest film stars. “It is very... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2015

Bas Meeuws, serie 'Tulpenboek', 2012

Bas Meeuws, serie 'Tulpenboek', 2012. C-Print on Dibond with cast epoxy resin, 30cm x 20cm (12" x 7 7/8"). Edition of 30. 1 photo € 295,-. 3 or more € 275,- each, available at broftvanderhorst
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06 juillet 2015

Photographic Floral Still Lifes by Bas Meeuws

Bas Meeuws, Untitled (#19), 2010. C-Print on Dibond behind acrylic © Bas Meeuws Bas Meeuws (Dutch, born 1974) is a young and passionate photographer. Since 2010, he has dedicated himself to rejuvenating the traditional and very Dutch genre of flower still life painting through the modern medium of digital photography. With his works, Meeuws intends to add real and timeless beauty to everyday life. Delight and bliss, these are the things which he is after. And indeed, the splendid beauty of his works is... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2015

Valérie Belin, "Les images intranquilles" au Centre Pompidou

Valérie Belin, Corbeilles de fruits (Sans titre), 2007. Epreuve chromogène montée sous Diasec © Centre Pompidou, Mnam-Cci /Georges Meguerditchian et Ph. Migeat /Dist. Rmn-Gp, © Adagp, 2015 PARIS - D'où provient ce sentiment d'inquiétante étrangeté que produisent les photographies de Valérie Belin? De la carnation vivante de ses mannequins de vitrine, de la fixité du visage de ces femmes rencontrées dans la rue? De l'aspect organique de ces carcasses de voitures, du caractère sculptural de ces bœufs écorchés? Est-ce un... [Lire la suite]