28 décembre 2016

« Entre l’art et la mode: la collection Carla Sozzani », à la galerie parisienne Azzedine Alaïa.

William Klein, Club Allegro fortissimo, Paris, 1990. Photo © William Klein. Courtesy Galerie Azzedine Alaïa. PARIS - Près de deux cents photographies sont réunies dans l’exposition « Entre l’art et la mode: la collection Carla Sozzani », à la galerie parisienne Azzedine Alaïa. Le regard de Carla Sozzani, figure majeure au croisement de la mode, de la photographie et de l’art L’exposition présente une sélection de photographies issues de la collection qu’a constituée depuis presque quarante ans Carla Sozzani, une... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2016

Foam opens overview of the work of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto

Bay of Sagami, Atami, 1997. Gelatin silver print © Hiroshi Sugimoto. AMSTERDAM.- In the exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto - Black Box, Foam presents an overview of the work of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948, Tokyo). The exhibition is divided into five sections devoted to the artist’s major series: Theaters (1976-ongoing); Lightning Fields (2006-ongoing); Dioramas (1976-2012); Portraits (1994-1999); and Seascapes (1980-ongoing). On display are a total of 34 large-format works, selected by guest curator... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2016

Exhibition at Martin Gropius Bau honors Robert Doisneau

Robert Doisneau, Le Baiser de l’Hôtel de Ville Paris, 1950. © Atelier Robert Doisneau, 2016. BERLIN.- Very few photographers have become famous through a single picture. “Le Baiser de l'Hôtel de Ville” (The Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville) is such a picture, which Robert Doisneau (1912–1994) took in March 1950 in front of a Parisian street café in the Rue de Rivoli. The image of the couple kissing was a work commissioned by LIFE magazine. Although it was staged, it contains an entire story: It became the symbol of Paris as the... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2016

"Peinture Flamande" photography by Sacha Goldberger

© Sacha Goldberger 
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26 novembre 2016

Artcurial to offer Willy Ronis' inheritance

Willy Ronis (1910 - 2009), Le nu provençal - Gordes, été 1949. Épreuve argentique signée à l'encre dans la marge inférieure à droite, 129,50 x 87 cm avec marges. Gelatin silver print, signed in ink in the lower margin on the right, 51 x 34.25 in. with margins. Estimation : 10 000 € / 15 000 €. © Artcurial. PARIS.- On December 13th, Artcurial’s photography department will gather collectors from around the world for a rare event, an auction with a remarkable origin: The Stéphane Kovalsky... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2016

Fan Ho: A Hong Kong Mémoire

Fan Ho, A Hong Kong Mémoire, 1950-1960.
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08 novembre 2016

Hui-lan Oei (Madame Wellington Koo), photographed by E.O. Hoppé, 1921

Hui-lan Oei (Madame Wellington Koo), photographed by E.O. Hoppé, 1921.
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07 novembre 2016

Wellington Koo, Chinese Ambassador to the Court of St James

Wellington Koo, Chinese Ambassador to the Court of St James.
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07 novembre 2016

Katharine Augusta Carl (1865–1938) in Chinese dress

Katharine Augusta Carl (1865–1938) in Chinese dress.  The sister of Francis A. Carl, who worked for Sir Robert Hart at the Imperial Chinese Maritime Customs Service, was an American painter and author who spent nine months in China in 1903 painting a portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi for the St. Louis Exposition. On her return to America, she published a book about her experience, titled "With the Empress Dowager". Carl died in 1938 in New York.
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07 novembre 2016

New collection of photographs by Maryam Eisler on view at Tristan Hoare

Maryam Eisler, Mahal (Woman) (2015). Giclée print. Photo courtesy the artist and Tristan Hoare gallery. LONDON.- Tristan Hoare is presenting Searching for Eve in the American West, a new collection of photographs by Maryam Eisler. Whilst working on a major book on American artists in their studios in 2012*, Eisler visited Ghost Ranch in Abiquiú, New Mexico, the estate in which the renowned American Modernist Georgia O’Keefe lived, worked, and produced her iconic paintings. The experience of... [Lire la suite]
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