After seeing Sanlé Sory's exhibition at Yossi Milo Gallery in Spring 2018, Nicolas Niarchos traveled to meet the artist in Burkina Faso. Read the full story on The New Yorker website.
Luc Sante's full essay and a portfolio of new work by John Chiara can be viewed on The New York Times Magazine website.
Matthew Brandt, Marco Breuer, John Chiara, Chris McCaw, Meghann Riepenhoff, Mark Ruwedel and Alison Rossiter at Denver Art Museum
New Territory: Landscape Photography Today was on view through September 16, 2018. For more information, please visit the Denver Art Museum website.
New works by Riepenhoff and Rossiter are on view in Anna Atkins Refracted: Contemporary Works from September 28, 2018 – January 6, 2019. For more information, please visit the New York Public Library website.
Short: Photographs by Ezra Stoller are on view at the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, TN, through October 28, 2018. For more information, please visit the Frist Art Museum website.
Ruwedel's photographs and handmade artist books comprise a solo installation on view at Tate Modern through December 2018. For more information, please visit the Tate Modern website.
Ian Bourland's review of John Chiara's solo exhibition can be viewed in Artforum's Critics' Picks section here.
Yossi Milo Gallery was pleased to participate in the London edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place at Somerset House on the Strand, from October 4 - 7. The gallery presented the work of Kyle Meyer, Pieter Hugo, and Sanlé Sory. For more information, please visit the 1-54 website.
A solo exhibition of works by Ezra Stoller is on view at The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography in Moscow, Russia, from September 20, 2018 - February 4, 2019. Pioneers of American Modernism: Ezra Stoller includes photographs of public and private architecture and range from his early career in the late 1930s through the 1970s. For more information, please visit the Center’s website.
Meghann Riepenhoff's debut monograph is now available from Yossi Milo Gallery, in collaboration with Radius Books. Littoral Drift + Ecotone offers a comprehensive look at Riepenhoff’s dynamic cyanotypes, made in collaboration with elements such as rain, ocean waves, sediment and icicles. For more information, please visit the gallery’s Publications page.
To view the full feature and a portfolio of new work, please visit the Libération website.
Work by Pieter Hugo is on view at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China as part of the 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial/1st Beizhen International Photography Festival from September 28 – November 28, 2018. Confusing Public and Private, the brand exhibition at CAFA Art Museum, presents a thematically and geographically diverse gathering of works exploring the influence of photography on constructions of history, social reality and the self. Other featured artists include Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, Gayatri Ganju, Zanele Muholi, Viviane Sassen and Shen Wei, and others. For more information, please visit the CAFA Museum website.
Photographs by Sanlé Sory are featured in Collective Recollection, on view at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence, RI, from July 26, 2018 – January 19, 2019. This exhibition includes nearly 60 artworks that challenge viewers to question who has the ability to represent identity within photographs throughout history. Other featured artists includes Susan Meiselas, Gordon Parks, and Aaron Siskind. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website.
Works by Chris McCaw are featured in 10,000 Fahrenheit at the San Francisco Arts Commission in San Francisco, CA, from September 14 - November 17, 2018. Building on the idea that the sun’s surface is inherently intangible, 10,000 Fahrenheit features works by artists that use the sun, light, or heat to explore other intangible subjects such as memory and the passage of time. For more information, please visit the Arts Commission’s website.
Meghann Riepenhoff leads a special workshop at the Penumbra Foundation in New York City on October 21, 2018. Riepenhoff will discuss her unique cyanotypes, bookmaking practice, and new monograph Littoral Drift + Ecotone. Participants will learn to make their own cyanotypes and explore other alternative photographic techniques. For more information, please visit the Penumbra Foundation website.
Matthew Brandt’s Bridges Over Flint, 2016, was featured in Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases at the Detroit Institute of Arts through September 23, 2018. Brandt’s suite of 24 of gelatin silver photographs processed with tap water from Flint, Michigan comments on environmental and political concerns in the city of Flint. For more information, please visit the Detroit Institute of Arts website.
A solo exhibition of works by Simen Johan was on view at Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden, from June 15 – September 23, 2018. Until the Kingdom Comes featured large-scale works made using Johan’s distinctive process of seamlessly integrating photos of diverse animals and environments. For more information, please visit the Fotografiska website.
Mark Ruwedel’s forthcoming publication, Ouarzazate, will be released by MACK, London, in November 2018. The monograph features Ruwedel’s photographs taken during an artist residency in 2014 and 2016 in the historic desert town and popular filmmaking location of Ouarzazate, Morocco. Typically working in the deserts of the American West, Ruwedel continues his exploration of contemporary ruins on the other side of the globe. For more information, please visit the MACK website.
A solo exhibition of work by Pieter Hugo, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, was on view at Museu Coleção Berardo in Lisbon, Portugal, from July 4 – October 7, 2018. The exhibition, comprised of works from multiple series, including KIN, The Hyena and Other Men, Permanent Error and 1994, was previously on view at the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte (MKK) in Dortmund and the Kunstmuseum in Wolfsburg, Germany. For more information, please visit the Museu Coleção Berardo website: https://bit.ly/2NOnq9K
New York Times writer Martha Schwendener reviewed ‘Volta Photo’, describing how “gathered together in this impressive show”, Sanlé Sory’s portraits represent “the optimism and energy of youth, but also a new, hopeful nation.” To read the full article, please visit the The New York Times website.
Cyanotypes by Meghann Riepenhoff were on view in Printstallations at the San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art in San Jose, CA, from February 24 - June 10, 2018. The exhibition presented the work of artists who experiment in the print medium and create artworks that materialize in large-scale installations. Other featured artists include Kyoko Fischer, Pantea Karimi and Sarah Sanford. For more information, please visit the San Jose ICA website
In celebration of Sanlé Sory’s debut gallery exhibition, Yossi Milo Gallery and Tezeta are proud to announce the publication of Volta Photo, a limited edition catalog of Sory’s iconic studio portraiture dating from the 1960s – 80s. Featuring never before seen images curated from the photographer’s archive of vintage negatives, Volta Photo is produced in a limited run of 500 copies. A special edition of 100 within the overall set includes a signed and numbered gelatin silver print. For more information, please visit the Publications page.
Photographs from Doug Rickard’s series A New American Picture are on view in [Space] Street. Life. Photography. Seven Decades of Street Photography at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany, from June 8 – October 21, 2018. The exhibition presents the work of 52 photographers who are revisiting and redefining the practice of street photography as a departure from Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment”. Other featured photographers include Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, Mohamed Bourouissa and Ahn Jun. For more information, please visit the Triennial of Photography Hamburg website.
Meghann Riepenhoff discussed the process involved in creating her cyanotypes at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, on October 18, 2018. The talk was held in conjunction with the exhibition Object Lessons: Photography at Cornell, 1869-2018, on view at the Johnson Museum of Art from September 6 – December 23, 2018. For more information, please visit the University’s website.
Photographs by Mark Ruwedel were on view in The Extended Moment: Fifty Years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario, from May 4 – September 16, 2018. The exhibition featured over 175 photographs from the Gallery’s collection, juxtaposing historic and contemporary imagery made using a variety of photographic techniques. Other featured artists include Julia Margaret Cameron, Lynne Cohen and Zhang Huan. For more information, please visit the National Gallery of Canada website.
Photographs from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s History Images series were on view in Extreme: Territories at the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, Eschborn, Germany, from May 25 – September 28, 2018. The exhibition featured the work of five photographers who document international regions of tumultuous social and economic change, capturing the areas’ dramatic shifts of residents and architecture. Other featured artists include Christoph Bangert, the team of Anne Heinlein, Göran Gnaudschun, Gregor Sailer and Guy Tillim. For more information, please visit the 2018 Ray Fotografieprojekte website.
In a preview of the artist's first United States exhibition, Chris Bonanos reviewed Sanlé Sory in New York Magazine. To read the full article, please visit the New York Magazine website.
Photographs by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong were on view in s.m.a.r.t Paths Towards Sustainability at the Real Jardín Botánico in Madrid, Spain, from June 7 – August 26, 2018. Organized for the 20th edition of PHotoESPAÑA, the exhibition presented the work of 8 international photographers who are investigating human impact on the environment. Other featured artists include Thierry Cohen, María Primo, and Naoya Hatakeyama. For more information, please visit the Photo España website.
Three large-scale light boxes from Matthew Brandt’s Stepping Stone Falls series are displayed in Back to the Future, at C/O Berlin from September 29 - December 2, 2018. The exhibition juxtaposes experimental photographic works by contemporary artists with those by the medium’s 19th-century pioneers, demonstrating commonalities that link artistic production across centuries. The exhibition was previously on view at Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam from January 18 – March 28, 2018. For more exhibition information, please visit the C/O Berlin website.
Alison Rossiter was awarded a 2018 PDN Photobook Award for her first monograph, Expired Paper, co-published by Yossi Milo Gallery and Radius Books. The comprehensive book features stunning reproductions of Rossiter's expiremental works made using expired photographic papers. For more information about the award, please visit the PDN Photo Annual Website. More information about Rossiter's book, Expired Paper, can be found on our Publications page.
Ambrotypes by Ben Cauchi were displayed in Strangers, at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery on view from May 11 – August 19, 2018, at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery in Dunedin, New Zealand. Curated by James Hope, the exhibition of photographs explored the realm of the ‘uncanny’ and unfamiliar through figurate subjects that create a sense of unease. Strangers featured works by Wayne Barrar, Christine Webster and several other New Zealand-based artists. For more information, please visit the Dunedin Gallery website.
A comprehensive, multi-sensory solo exhibition featuring over 100 photographs by Sanlé Sory was on view at Art Institute Chicago from April 27 through August 19, 2018. In addition to photographs, Volta Photo: Starring Sanlé Sory and the People of Bobo-Dioulasso in the Small but Musically Mighty Country of Burkina Faso included props and backdrops from the artist’s Bobo-Dioulasso studio, and the music of his West African collaborators. A catalog of the exhibition will be published by Steidl and will include a compilation album. For more information, please visit the Art Institute website.
Meghann Riepenhoff has been named a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. Riepenhoff’s work questions the nature of our relationships to the landscape, images, time, and impermanence. Entitled Littoral Drift, a geologic term describing the action of wind-driven waves transporting sand and gravel, her current series consists of camera-less cyanotypes made in collaboration with the landscape and the ocean, at the edges of both. For more information, please visit the Guggenheim Foundation website: https://bit.ly/2v3npJQ.
John Chiara lead a two-day photography workshop, Experimenting with Photography, at Aperture Foundation in New York City, September 8-9, 2018. Chiara, known for making large-scale photographs taken with hand constructed cameras, guided participants on making their own unique images using a variety of equipment and techniques. For more information, please visit the Aperture Foundation website.
Work by Alison Rossiter were featured in Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art, on view at Tate Modern from May 2 – October 14, 2018. Presenting works by 20th and 21st century artists, the exhibition examines the symbiotic role of photography in the development of abstract art. Other featured artists include Carl Andre, Georges Braque, Barbara Kasten, László Moholy-Nagy, Sigmar Polke, Bridget Riley and Thomas Ruff. For more information, please visit the Tate Modern website.
Roberta Smith of The New York Times reviewed 'Markus Brunetti: FACADES - Grand Tour', describing how Brunetti's photographic collages “convey how the cathedrals once sat [...] above their towns like large, protective beasts.” For Smith’s full review, please visit the New York Times website.
Woven photographs by Kyle Meyer will be featured in Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of The Black & Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art, on view at the Mennello Museum in Orlando, Florida, from October 29, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Selected from the collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman, the exhibition includes work by artists engaging with poignant issues of race, sexuality and violence within the discourse of the African and Hispanic Diaspora. Other featured artists include Clotilde Jiménez, Ebony G. Patterson and Lamar Peterson. For more information, please visit the Mennello Museum website.
Meghann Riepenhoff gave a lecture at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA, on September 27, 2018 as part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival. The artist discussed the evolution of her unique process creating large-scale cyanotypes in nature. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website.
Works from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s Horizons and Cities series are on view in Life and Dreams: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Media Art at The Walther Collection in Neu Ulm, Germany, from May 13 – November 18, 2018. Life and Dreams, curated by the International Center of Photography’s Christopher Phillips, presents works from the collection that demonstrate the prominence of photography and media in contemporary Chinese art. Other featured artists include Song Dong, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Zhang Huan, Zhang Peili and Ai Weiwei. For more information, please visit the Walther Collection website.
Work by Pieter Hugo is on view in the exhibition In This Imperfect Present Moment at the Seattle Art Museum, in Seattle, Washington, from July 21, 2018 – June 16, 2019. The exhibition features 15 artists whose work has received global recognition for approaching topics of religion, political power and portraiture in original ways. Other featured artists include Igshann Adams, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Amy Sherald and Mikhael Subotzky. For more information, please visit the Seattle Art Museum website.
Work from Pieter Hugo’s Permanent Error was on view in Labor and Materials at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas, from January – November 2018. This exhibition featured works by artists capturing the dramatic economic and social changes caused by global advances in technology and infrastructure, including Katrin Korfmann, Serge Alain Nitegeka and Marina Zurkow. For more information, please visit the 21c Museum Hotel website.
The American Academy in Rome awards the Rome Prize to a select group of artists and scholars to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. For more information please visit the American Academy in Rome website.
The work of Matthew Brandt, Chris McCaw and Meghann Riepenhoff will be on display in Ansel Adams in Our Time at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from December 13, 2018 – February 24, 2019. The exhibition will feature Adams’ photographs juxtaposed with those by 19th century photographers who inspired him and works by contemporary photographers influenced by his legacy. Other featured artists include Timothy O’Sullivan, Carleton Watkins, Binh Danh, Catherine Opie and Mark Klett. For more information, please visit the Museum of Fine Arts website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, in Long Island City, NY, from September 21-23, 2018. The gallery premiered Meghann Riepenhoff’s first monograph, Littoral Drift + Ecotone, co-published by Yossi Milo Gallery and Radius Books, in addition to featuring Sanlé Sory’s limited edition book of portraits taken in Burkina Faso through the 1960s-1980s, Studio Volta Photo. Alison Rossiter’s award-winning catalog, Expired Paper, will be available and on display with a selection of rare, out-of-print publications. For more information, please visit the NYABF website.
Photographs by Andrew Bush and Pieter Hugo are included in Shop It!, an exhibition at the Haifa Museum of Art in Israel, on view from July 22, 2018 – January 20, 2019. Featuring artists whose work attempts to critique and reject contemporary trends of capitalism and commodification in an era of viral dissemination via the internet, the show also includes photographs by Ron Amir, Ilona Balaga, Wolfgang Tillmans, Addie Wagenknecht and others. For more information, please visit the Haifa Museum of Art website.
Photographs from Pieter Hugo’s series The Hyena and Other Men were included in Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins at the Barbican Centre in London, UK, from February 28 – May 27, 2018. The works in the exhibition focus on disenfranchised communities and the identities of those living on the outskirts of society. Other featured artists include Paz Erraruiz, Mary Elllen Mark and Dayanita Singh. For more information, please visit the Barbican website.
Multi-media works by Matthew Brandt are on view in Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art at 21c Museum Hotel in Oklahoma City until February 2019. The exhibition features a broad spectrum of artists investigating celebrity, commerce, and the media to suggest an evolving definition of ‘Pop.’ Other featured artists include Nick Cave, Hassan Hajjaj and Mickalene Thomas. For more information, please visit the 21c website.
Alison Rossiter’s camera-less photographs were on view in The Beauty of Lines: Masterpieces from the Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection from January 31 – May 6, 2018 at the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland. The exhibition presented a selection of historic and contemporary masterpieces from the collection that underscore the power of the photographic line. Other featured artists include Berenice Abbott, Edward Burtynsky, Walker Evans, Robert Mapplethorpe and Hiroshi Sugimoto. For more information, please visit the Musée de l’Elysée website.
Book works by Doug Rickard and Mark Ruwedel were on view in American Surfaces and the Photobook, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City through May 28, 2018. The exhibition, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Stephen Shore and comprised of objects from the MoMA collection, saluted the evolution of the photobook medium. Other featured artists include Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Sally Mann, Richard Misrach and Ed Ruscha. For more information, please visit the MoMA website.
Andrea K. Scott of The New Yorker reviewed 'Markus Brunetti: FACADES - Grand Tour', urging visitors to "consider the countless anonymous stonemasons, wood-carvers, ironworkers, tile setters, gilders, sculptors, and stained-glass makers whose painstaking work he memorializes." To read Scott's full article, please visit the New Yorker website.
A solo exhibition of works by Simen Johan was on view at the Center for Photography in Yekaterinburg, through February 2018, marking the artist’s first solo exhibition in Russia. The Center has currently installed multiple exhibitions around the theme of wildlife photography, with works by Johan spanning multiple galleries. For more information, please visit the Center for Photography website.
Unique photographs by Ben Cauchi and Alison Rossiter were on view in Runes: Photography and Decipherment from February 2 – March 11, 2018. Curated by Justine Varga and Geoffrey Batchen, the exhibition included historical and contemporary photography ranging from vernacular to abstract. Other featured artist include Danica Chappell, Anne Ferran, William Henry Fox Talbot and Man Ray. For more information, please visit the CCP website.
A work from Matthew Brandt’s LCD series was on view in “A Fire That No Water Could Put Out”: Civil Rights Photography at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA, from September 18, 2017 – April 29, 2018. The work, which recreates an image from the 2014 unrest in Ferguson, MO, is highlighted among many historical and contemporary Civil Rights photographs from the High collection. Other featured artists include David Alekhuogie, Doris Derby, James E. Hinton, Charles Moore and Steve Schapiro. For more information, please visit the High Museum of Art website.
Pieter Hugo gave an artist talk at MAST, Bologna, in Italy, on November 29, 2017. The lecture, entitled Staged Realities, was part of a series of talks related to the exhibition Lavoro in movimento at the MAST Foundation. For more information, please visit the website.
Photographs by John Chiara are on view in New Southern Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, LA, from October 6, 2018 – March 10, 2019. The exhibition brings together 25 contemporary artists that representing the diversity of photographic output occurring in the American South. Other featured artists include Maury Gortemiller, Nancy Newberry, Whitten Sabbatini and Ramell Ross. For more information, please visit the Odgen Museum website.
From December 2017 through April 15, 2018, Tree photographs by Myoung Ho Lee were displayed as part of the inaugural National Gallery of Victoria Triennial. The triennial brings together artists working in disciplines including photography, design, and architecture. Other featured artists include Olaf Breuning, Nick Cave, Yayoi Kusama, Ron Mueck and Paulina Ołowska. For more information, please visit the National Gallery of Victoria website.
John Chiara’s first book, John Chiara: California, was launched by Aperture on November 20, 2017, with an artist talk and book signing. The monograph includes landscape and architectural photographs taken in the artist’s hometown of San Francisco and other locations along the Pacific Coast, with an essay by J. Paul Getty Museum curator Virginia Heckert. For more information, please visit the Aperture website.
Photographs from Jacob Aue Sobol’s most recent body of work, and corresponding catalog, Road of Bones, were on view at Leica Gallery, Milano, from November 14, 2017 – January 13, 2018. The series consists of poignant images captured in desolate locations throughout the artist’s travels along Siberia’s notorious Kolyma Highway. The series was first exhibited at Photo London from May 17-21, 2017 and then traveled to Museum Botanique, Brussels, 2018 and Leica Gallery, Bologna, April 5 – May 28, 2018, following the exhibition in Milan. For more information, please visit the Naarden Fotofestival website.
Work by Pieter Hugo was featured in the group exhibition Dangerous Art, on view at the Haifa Museum of Art, in Israel, from November 11, 2017 – April 14, 2018. Comprised of multiple solo and group exhibitions, Dangerous Art revolves around international economic, social and cultural issues, and the manifestation of these issues in contemporary art. Other featured artists include Elodie Abergel, Bilha Aharoni, Barbara Kruger, Tracey Moffatt, Abel Pann, Miron Sima and Jakob Steinhardt. For more information, please visit the Haifa Museum of Art website.
A new monograph by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong, Paris, Novembre, will be available from Steidl on July 24, 2018. The artist, who was in Paris on November 13, 2015, documented the streets of the city in the wake of the coordinated terrorist attacks that evening. Containing 20 powerful photographs, Paris, Novembre, is an unfamiliar portrait of the city following the traumatic event. For more information, please visit the Steidl website.
Radius Books, in collaboration with Yossi Milo Gallery, released a limited edition book of expired paper prints by Alison Rossiter on September 26, 2017. The artist’s first monograph, Expired Paper offers a comprehensive look at Rossiter’s cameraless works made with expired gelatin silver papers, with text by Leah Ollman and a separate booklet cataloguing early 20th-century photographic paper packages collected by the artist over the past 10 years. The book has been shortlisted for "2017 PhotoBook of the Year" by the PhotoBook Awards, presented by the Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo. For more information, please visit the Artbook website.
David Goldes’ monograph, Electricities, published by Damiani, is now available. The new book features Goldes’ photographic still lifes based on 19th century electrical experimentation, with an essay by David Campany. Signed copies of the book are currently available at the gallery, following a book signing on December 14, 2017. A limited edition of 25 copies featuring a signed, original silver gelatin print are also available from the publisher. For more information, please visit the Artbook website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the New York edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, NY, from May 4 - 6, 2018. The Gallery presented the work of Nathalie Boutté, Pieter Hugo, Kyle Meyer and Sanlé Sory. For more information, please visit the 1-54 website.
The Penumbra Foundation hosted a lecture by Alison Rossiter on February 20, 2018, at 7pm as part of its Spring 2018 Artist Series. Curated by Programs Coordinator Leandro Villaro, the Penumbra Artist Series offers a dynamic environment for featured artists and scholars to present their recent work to the public as they discuss their evolving practices and guiding philosophies. For more information, please visit the Penumbra Foundation website.
John Chiara spoke at Medium Festival of Photography in San Diego, CA, on October 28, 2017. Chiara gave an overview of his recent work and described the intensive process of creating his unique photographs. For more information, please visit the Medium website.
Photographs from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s iconic series The Park were on view at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) from October 19, 2017 through February 14, 2018. Histórias da sexualidade (Histories of Sexuality) featured diverse representations of the topic through different periods, territories and media. Exploring themes of fertility, religion, voyeurism, gender, feminism and the economy of sex, the exhibition included some 250 works from artists such as Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, and Louise Bourgeois, among others. For more information, please visit the MASP website.
The North Carolina Museum of Art, in Raliegh, NC, hosted a keynote lecture by Matthew Brandt on October 18, 2017, as part of the Click! Photography Festival. Matthew’s talk addressed his use of historic and experimental processes to create his work, including the Lakes and Reservoirs, Honeybees, Taste Tests, Trees, Night Skies, La Brea, and Wai ‘anae series. For more event information, please visit the North Carolina Museum of Art website.
The Penumbra Foundation hosted a guest lecture by Matthew Brandt on October 10, 2017, at 7pm as part of its Fall 2017 Artist Series. Curated by Programs Coordinator Leandro Villaro, the Penumbra Artist Series offers a dynamic environment for featured artists to present their recent work to the public as they discuss their evolving studio practices and guiding philosophies. For more information, please visit the Penumbra Foundation website.
Works from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s Cities series were on view at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum from October 1, 2017 to April 22, 2018. Curated by Lillian Lambrechts from the Bank of America Collection, Shared Space: A New Era presents photographs and video from 1987 through the present, exploring new phases of globalization coinciding with the growing impact of technology over the past 30 years. For more information, please visit the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum website.
Mark Ruwedel’s latest monograph, Dog Houses, was published in October 2017 by August Editions, New York. Photographed over a 10-year period, the new book features a wide variety of canine shelters documented by the artist in Southern California and surrounding states. For more information, please visit the RAM Publications’ website.
Nevet Yitzhak’s video installation, WarCraft, was on view at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art’s sixth Asian Art Biennial, Negotiating the Future, from September 30, 2017 – February 25, 2018. Curated by Kenji Kubota (Japan), Ade Darmawan (Indonesia), Wassan Al-Khudhairi (Iraq) and Hsiao-Yu Lin (Taiwan), works in the biennial explore address conflict and tension, as well as new visions for the future. For more informationFor more information, please visit the website of Universes in Universe.
Photographs from David Goldes’ series Electro-graph, Snake in the Garden and Electricity were on view in Electricities at Spazio Damiani in Bologna, Italy from September 29, 2017 – January 26, 2018. The exhibition consisted of sixteen images of electric energy in transmission through various materials and objects; highlighting its properties and the lyricism of some of its applications. Goldes monograph, Electricities, was published in conjunction with the exhibition. For more information, please visit the Spazio Damiani website.
Photographs by Alessandra Sanguinetti were included in Framing Community: Magnum Photos, 1947-Present, taking place at The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College from September 28 - November 26, 2017. Curated by Professor Maria Antonella Pelizzari, along with MFA Candidates in the Hunter College Curatorial Studies Program, the group exhibition celebrated Magnum Photos’ 70 years of commitment to community and humanist values. Additional artists included Henri Cartier-Bresson, Peter van Agtmael, Alec Soth, Gilles Peress, among many other photographers. For more information, please visit the Magnum Photos website.
Photographs from Doug Rickard’s A New American Picture series were included in The Photographic I: The Pull of the World, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.) in Ghent, Belgium from September 23, 2017 through January 7, 2018. A survey of the photographic medium, the exhibition examined the current status of the documentary image, including photographs by Lewis Baltz, Tina Barney, Mohammed Bourouissa, Roni Horn, Malick Sidibé and Wolfgang Tillmans. For more information, please visit the S.M.A.K. website.
John Chiara was the keynote speaker at the Filter Photo Festival at Columbia College in Chicago, IL on September 22, 2017. The Festival, an annual multiday celebration of contemporary photography, included workshops, lectures, exhibition receptions, and portfolio reviews. For more information, please visit the Filter Photo Festival website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 from September 21-24, 2017. The gallery launched Alison Rossiter’s monograph, Expired Paper, co-published by Radius Books and Yossi Milo Gallery. Books by other gallery artists included signed copies of monographs by Matthew Brandt, Markus Brunetti, Pieter Hugo, Simen Johan, Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong, Chris McCaw, Jacob Aue Sobol, Alessandra Sanguinetti and Takashi Yasumura; and a selection of rare, out-of-print publications. For more information, please visit the NYABF website.
Photographs from Alessandra Sanguinetti’s series, On the Sixth Day, were included in the exhibition Photography in Argentina, 1850–2010: Contradiction and Continuity at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, CA, from September 16, 2017 – January 28, 2018. As part of Pacific Standard Time’s statewide exhibition series, LA/LA, and featuring more than sixty artists, the exhibition examined the role photography has played in building Argentina’s complex aesthetic and cultural histories over the past 150 years. For more information, please visit the Pacific Standard Time website.
A solo exhibition of cyanotypes by Meghann Riepenhoff were on view at the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor from September 15 – December 22, 2017. Littoral Drift Nearshore: Meghann Riepenhoff featured a selection of works created in 2017, including a multi-print installation measuring more than 6 x 10 feet. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website.
Tree works by Myoung Ho Lee were featured in Visions of Nature, on view from September 13, 2017 – February 18, 2018 at Kunst Haus Wien in Germany. Visions of Nature contains photography and video artworks that examine the relationship between humans and the natural world. Other featured artists include Jennifer Colten, Michael Goldgruber, Andreas Gursky, Roni Horn, Michael Höpfner, Claudia Märzendorfer, Ola Lanko, Simone Nieweg, Donna Ong and Anna Reivilä. For more information, please visit the Kunst Haus Wien website.
Works by Pieter Hugo and Tim Hetherington were featured in Tell It Like It Is – or Could Be at the Mead Art Museum of Amherst College in Massachusetts, on view from September 12 – December 31, 2017. Curated by David E. Little, the exhibition presented a new genre of large-scale color photography depicting history and contemporary experience from unconventional perspectives. Also included in the show are photographs by Stan Douglas, Zackary Drucker, Boris Mikhailov, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Tim Parchikov and Cindy Sherman. For more information, please visit the Mead Museum of Art website.
From September 6 - 20, 2017, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb presented a solo exhibition of work by Pieter Hugo as part of the annual Organ Vida International Photography Festival in Zagreb, Croatia. Verisimilar Worlds, The West African Works, 2005-2010 featured three of the artist’s most celebrated series, Nollywood, Permanent Error and The Hyena and Other Men, all of which depict life on the periphery of West African societies. Prior to the opening reception, Pieter participated in a public talk with Sean O’Hagan, a photography critic for the Guardian and Observer. For more information and the full schedule of events, please visit the Organ Vida Festival website.
A solo exhibition of work by Myoung Ho Lee was on view at the Savina Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, Korea from August 31 – September 29, 2017. Camera Obscura, Camera Lucida and The Between or The Beyond includes work from the artist’s Tree series. For more information, please visit the Savina Museum website.
Work by Marco Breuer was presented in Abstract Photography from the Permanent Collection at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, NY, through October 2017. The exhibition presented works by seven artists whose abstractions serve as physical records of the artists’ actions rather than capturing decisive moments in time. Other featured artists include Ellen Carey, Tim Davis, Ralph Gibson, Arthur Siegel, Aaron Siskind, and James Welling. For more information, please visit the center’s website.
Meghann Riepenhoff’s Littoral Drift Continuum #10 was featured in re:collection at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago from July 13 - October 1, 2017. Drawn from the MoCP’s archive and recent acquisitions, the exhibition highlighted the shifting interpretations of photographs when images are viewed in relation to one another. Other featured artists included An-My Lê, Rachel Papo, Christian Patterson, Alison Ruttan, Guillaume Simoneau and Angela Strassheim. For more information, please visit the MoCP website.
Chris McCaw’s Sunburned GSP#710 (Pacific Ocean), 2013, was included in Sea Views at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, on view from June 17 through September 17, 2017. Drawing from more than 35 seascape photographs in the Museum’s permanent collection, the group exhibition also included works by Viviane Sassen, Chip Hooper, Franco Fontana, Jo Ractliffe and Simon van Til. For more information, please visit the Rijksmuseum website.
Multiple works by Meghann Riepenhoff were featured in Women in Photography, on view at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in Washington from June 24 – October 1, 2017. The exhibition emphasized female contributions to the field, focusing on ten women artists from the Puget Sound region. Other featured artists included Megumi Shauna Arai, Marsha Burns, Janet Neuhauser and Heather Boose Weiss. For more information, please visit the Bainbridge Island Art Museum website.
Photographs by Kohei Yoshiyuki and Doug Rickard were displayed in AnonymX: The End of the Privacy Era, at the Haifa Museum of Art in Israel, from February 18 - October 15, 2017. Themes of exhibitionism, voyeurism and surveillance in the works on view raise ethical questions about privacy and exposure. Other artists included in the exhibition are Dara Birnbaum, Alison Jackson, Cammie Toloui and Pavel Wolberg. For more information, please visit the Haifa Museum of Art website.
Works from Markus Brunetti’s FACADES series were on view in Le ciel devant soi in the former refectory of Couvent des Jacobins in Toulouse, France. On view from June 1 - September 17, 2017, the exhibition focused on photographic artists who document and examine diverse places of worship. Curated by David Lemaire of the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, the exhibition also included work by Fabrice Fouillet, Christof Klute, Aglaïa Konrad, Angèle Laissue, Cyril Porchet, David Spero and Eric Tabuchi. For more information, please visit the Couvent des Jacobins website.
Works by Pieter Hugo, J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere and Malick Sidibé were included in AFRICA: Telling a World, on view at Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea (PAC) in Milan, Italy from June 27 – September 11, 2017. 33 contemporary artists including Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro, Seydou Keïta, Donna Kukama and Zanele Muholi were featured in the exhibition. For more information, please visit the PAC Milano website.
Photographs from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s series The Park were exhibited in Modes of Behavior Towards People When Affection Plays a Part: Klein Collection, on view from July 15 – November 5, 2017 at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart in Germany. The exhibition, titled after a recently acquired Anna Oppermann work, presented select works from the collection of Alison and Peter W. Klein, including works by Louise Bourgeois, Katharina Hinsberg, Candida Höfer, Franziska Holstein, Anselm Kiefer and Ulrike Rosenbach. For more information, please visit the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart website.
Spuren, a solo exhibition of works by Alison Rossiter was on view at Station Kasseler Fotoforum, in Kassel, Germany from July 21 - August 12, 2017. Coinciding with documenta14, the show included selectively developed works and “latent” prints from the artist’s archive. For more informationFor more information, please visit the Kasseler Fotoforum website (German).
Photographs by Ezra Stoller were on view in Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon from May 13 – September 3, 2017. The group exhibition surveyed two dozen projects by architect John Yeon and included architectural photographs by Stoller, Maynard Parker and Roger Sturtevant. For more information, please visit the Portland Museum of Art website.
A solo exhibition of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s complete set of vintage prints from Chris Killip’s In Flagrante series was on view in Now/Then: Chris Killip and the Making of "In Flagrante" from May 23 – August 13, 2017. The exhibition presented the fifty photographs from the series, originally published as a landmark photobook in 1988. A selection of works from the artist’s related projects, Seacoal and Skinningrove, and maquettes, contact sheets, work prints and archival material drawn from the artist’s studio were also exhibited. For more information, please visit the J. Paul Getty Museum website.
Works by Matthew Brandt and Chris Killip were on view in the exhibition A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection, at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from May 6 - October 1, 2017. Other artists from the museum’s collection featured in the exhibition include Ansel Adams, Adolphe Braun, Anne Brigman, Lee Friedlander, Nikki S. Lee and T. R. Williams. For more information, please visit the MFA Houston website.
Photographs by Ezra Stoller were on view at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center from April 26 – August 21, 2017. Featuring additional works by Paul Rand, Charles and Ray Eames, Ettore Sottsass, Dieter Rams, and others, Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World, 1950–1975 explored the groundbreaking work of mid-century modern designers and their relationships with top management in the large corporations for which they worked. For more information, please visit the Cantor Arts Center website.
Work by Meghann Riepenhoff was included in Women in Colour, on view at Rubber Factory in New York from August 19 – September 27, 2017. Curated by Ellen Carey, the 15-woman exhibition referenced the origins of color photography and the presence of female artists in the progression of the medium. Other featured artists include Elinor Carucci, Jan Groover, Amanda Means, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons and Carrie Mae Weems. For more information, please visit the Rubber Factory website.
Photographs by Yuki Onodera were displayed in Inframince, a group exhibition featuring works from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan. The exhibition, on view from July 1 – August 27, 2017, also featured works by Miyako Ishiuchi, Ryuta Amae, Alfredo Jaar, Tomoko Yoneda, Ryudai Takano and Thomas Demand, among others. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website.
Works from Andrew Bush’ series Vector Portraits were featured in Autophoto, on view from April 20 – September 24, 2017 at Fondation Cartier puor l’art contemporain in Paris, France. Featuring 500 works by contemporary and historic artists, the exhibition concentrated on automobiles as the subject. Other featured artists include Robert Adams, Larry Clark, Andreas Gursky, Jacqueline Hassink, Juergen Teller and Henry Wessel. For more information, please visit the Fondation Cartier website.
Claude and Robert from Yuki Onodera’s series Transvest were on view in Re:Collection II : Deconstructing the Museum (Even Sooner) at the Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art in Nagoya, Japan from July 1 – September 18, 2017. The exhibition highlighted recent donations and acquisitions from the museum’s collection. Other featured artists included James Casebere, Charles Fréger, Vik Muniz, Irving Penn, Wolfgang Tillmans and Tomoko Yoneda. For more information, please visit Yuki Onodera’s website.
Works from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s Horizons series were on view at the New York Public Library from March 24 - July 2nd, 2017. Viewpoints: Latin America in Photographs explored the geography, people, and rich culture of Latin America from the 1860s through the present, exhibiting over 100 images drawn exclusively from the Library’s immense Photography Collection. For more information, please visit the New York Public Library website.
John Chiara gave an artist talk on June 24, 2017, at the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. Chiara discussed his innovative photographic techniques using room-sized handmade cameras he designs and builds himself. For more information, please visit the CPA website.
A suite of photographs from Tim Hetherington’s Infidel series were showcased in The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now on view from April 7, 2017 - January 28, 2018, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. The exhibition documented the human toll of recent wars through images of American soldiers. The other featured artists are Louie Palu, Ashley Gilbertson, Stacy L. Pearsall, Emily Prince and Vincent Valdez. For more information, please visit the Smithsonian website.
Works by Pieter Hugo and Lorenzo Vitturi were included in Up to Now: Fabrica Photography, part of the 2017 Fotografia Europea program in Italy. The exhibition, on view from May 5 – July 9 in the Chiostri di San Pietro in Reggio Emilia, focused on artists who have spent time at the Fabrica research center in Treviso since it opened in 1994. The exhibition included the work of Fabrica alumni Laia Abril, Olivia Arthur, James Mollison, Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse, among others. For more information, please visit the Fotografia Europea website.
A solo exhibition of photographs by Alessandra Sanguinetti was on view at Aperture Foundation in New York City from April 27 – June 29, 2017. Part of Immersion: A French American Photography Commission, a residency program organized by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès and Aperture Foundation, Le Gendarme sur la Colline (The Policeman on the Hill) featured works created over an eight month period as the artist traveled through rural and suburban France. For more information, please visit the Aperture Foundation website.
In culmination of the May 2017 cycle of The Budapest Art Factory International Artist and Curator Residency Program, John Chiara displayed new work alongside paintings by American artist Damian Stamer. On view from May 31 – June 6, 2017 at the BAF, the joint exhibition included large-scale diptychs made by Chiara in the Hungarian capital. For more information, please visit the Budapest Art Factory website.
Meghann Riepenhoff gave an artist lecture as part of the PhotoAlliance 2017 Lecture Series at San Francisco Art Institute on May 12 at 7:30pm. Alongside lectures by Theresa Ganz and Klea McKenna, Riepenhoff presented new works and discussed her unique process in creating large-scale, dynamic cyanotypes. For more information, please visit the PhotoAlliance website.
Cyanotypes by Meghann Riepenhoff were on view in All Natural at San Diego State University’s Downtown Gallery in San Diego, California from April 20 – July 16, 2017. The group exhibition included seven artists whose experimental practices involve rock, minerals, clay, textiles and other natural materials. Riepenhoff gave a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition on April 18. For more information, please visit the SDSU website.
Works by Chris McCaw and Meghann Riepenhoff were included in Phenomenon at the Bolinas Museum in Bolinas, CA from April 8 through June 11, 2017, curated by Thom Sempere of PhotoAlliance. For more information, please visit the Bolinas Museum website.
Works by Chris McCaw, John Chiara, and Meghann Riepenhoff were on view at the Center for Photographic Art from April 8 - May 28, 2017 in Carmel, California. Curated by the Center’s Director, Brian Taylor, Low Fidelity: The Action of Light featured photographic works made through alternative processes by seven artists. For more information, please visit the Center for Photographic Art website.
A selection of works from Pieter Hugo’s series 1994 were presented in conjunction with Good Hope. South Africa and The Netherlands from 1600, on view from February 17 - May 21, 2017 at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The exhibition was an in depth examination of the relationship between South Africa and the Netherlands, incorporating 300 objects from 400 years of shared history. One museum gallery is devoted to Hugo’s series 1994, portraying South African children born after that year. For more information, please visit the Rijksmuseum website.
FACADES by Markus Brunetti were on view in L’ombre de l’angle at Le Conseil d’architecture, d’urbanisme et de l’environnement des Hauts-de-Seine (CAUE92) in Nanterre, France from April 7 – 29, 2017. The exhibition and concurrent programming emphasized the symbiotic relationship between architecture and photography. Additional featured artists included Bérénice Abbott, Stéphane Couturier and Maxime Delvaux. For more informationFor more information, please visit the CAUE92 website (French).
Matthew Brandt discussed his distinctive approach to photography and a new body of work at The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA on Saturday April 29, 2017. Brandt’s work is marked by his integration of physical elements from the subjects he photographs, such as water from Flint, MI or dust from a construction site, incorporated into his printing process. For more information on the event, please visit the High Museum of Art website.
Lorenzo Vitturi’s sculptural installation The Garden in the Thread was on view at Palazzo Reale in Milan from March 28 - April 30, 2017 as part of the group exhibition Codice di Avviamento Fantastico. Each participating artist was commissioned to create an artwork or installation incorporating the luxury fabric, Alcantara. In addition to Vitturi, Aki Kondo, Michael Lin, Soundwalk Collective, Georgina Starr and Nanda Vigo had site-specific works on display. For more informationFor more information, please visit the Palazzo Reale website (Italian).
Pieter Hugo had work on view at the National Gallery of Victoria Festival of Photography from March 17 – June 30, 2017 in Melbourne. The festival included photographs from the NGV’s recent acquisitions alongside works by many established and emerging artists. Other featured artists included Sophie Calle, Thomas Demand, Polly Borland and Danny Singer. For more information, please visit the National Gallery of Victoria website.
Pieter Hugo’s first solo museum exhibition in Germany was presented at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg from February 19 – July 23, 2017. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea highlighted works from multiple series, including KIN, The Hyena and Other Men, Permanent Error, and the recent 1994. For more information, please visit the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg website.
The Hetherington family and the Tim Hetherington Trust presented an evening to honor the extraordinary life and dynamic legacy of Tim Hetherington, six years after his death in Libya. On Thursday, April 20, 2017, the artist’s friends and former colleagues paid tribute to the artist and the deeply personal nature of his photographs in war zones. During the evening, the Trust announced the recipient of the third annual Visionary Award, dedicated to supporting innovative documentary photographers. The event took place at the Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ. For more information, please visit the Frontline Club website.
Photographs by Takuma Nakahira were featured in the exhibition Provoke: Between Protest and Performance: Photography in Japan 1960-1975 at the Art Institute of Chicago from January 28 through April 30, 2017. The exhibition of photographs and archival material was the first of its kind to take an encompassing look at the aesthetic and political origins and divergent legacies of the creators of Provoke, a Japanese photography magazine which ran for three issues from 1968 to 1969. The exhibition was first presented at The Albertina, in Vienna, from January 29 – May 8, 2016 and Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, from May 28 - August 28, 2016 and at Le Bal, in Paris, France from September 14 – December 11, 2016. Other featured photographers included Nobuyoshi Araki, Daidō Moriyama, Yutaka Takanashi, and Shōmei Tōmatsu. For more information, please visit the Art Institute of Chicago website.
A diptych by Alison Rossiter was on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Study Center for Photographs and Works on Paper from February 12 - June 18, 2017. Entitled Light Play: Experiments in Photography, 1970 to the Present, the exhibition features experimental photography and video from LACMA’s permanent collection. Other artists included in the exhibition include Walead Beshty, Barbara Kasten, Susan Rankaitis and Wolfgang Tillmans. For more information, please visit the LACMA website.
Work from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s series, The Park, was on view in the Katonah Museum of Art’s Picturing Love: Photography’s Pursuit of Intimacy, from March 19 – June 25, 2017. Picturing Love presented photographic representations of intimate gestures and loving embraces from photography’s early days to the present, questioning the public and private spheres of intimacy in the digital age and exploring how love is both documented and created through the act of taking a photograph. For more information, please visit the Katonah Museum of Art website.
Prestel recently released a monograph of Pieter Hugo’s series 1994, featuring an essay by Ashraf Jamal. This new body of work focuses on children born after the year 1994 in South Africa and Rwanda, two countries that experienced profound historical changes in that year. For more information, please visit Prestel’s website.
Photographs by Pieter Hugo were included in the exhibition Work in Movement at MAST Bologna, Italy, from January 25 – April 17, 2017. The exhibition explored the representation of labor and production in the photographs and videos of 14 international artists. Other featured artists include Wilie Doherty, Armin Linke, Yuri Ancarani, Gabriela Löffler, Chen Chieh-Jen, Julika Rudelius and Thomas Vroege. For more information, please visit the MAST website.
Works by Matthew Brandt and Alison Rossiter were featured in the exhibition Sun on Paper at the Dresden Technical Collections in Germany from February 10 – May 21, 2017. For the purpose of exploring the historical core of photography—the interplay of light and chemistry, Sun on Paper presented contemporary works made with an array of analogue photographic techniques, from ambrotypes and pinhole cameras to experimental dark room processes and photograms. Other featured artists included Ernst Caramelle, Sunah Choi, Helen Feifel and Vera Lutter. For more informationFor more information, please visit the Dresden City Museum website [in German].
Works from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s series The Park were included in Acts of Intimacy: The Erotic Gaze in Japanese Photography, on view from January 19 – April 2, 2017, at the Walther Collection Project Space in New York City. The exhibition also included photographs from key series by Nobuyushi Araki and Daido Moriyama. For more information, please visit the Walther Collection Project Space website.
Works from Pieter Hugo’s series The Hyena and Other Men were presented in Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and Afro-Futurism at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in Israel from December 9, 2016 – May 27, 2017. The exhibition included works that chronicle Africa’s post-colonial history and envision its potential moving forward. Other artists featured in the exhibition included Wangechi Mutu, J. D. ’Okhai Ojeikere, Adam Rotbard, and Malick Sidibé. For more information, please visit the Tel Aviv Museum of Art website.