The Dutch Photobook with Frits Gierstberg at Aperture

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, Exposures- Jun 11, 2012 Comments Off

Good photobooks require having good photographs. But good photobooks need more than that. Photobooks, when done well, are not merely collections of photographs. They are pieces of art in their own right, which means that the contributions of the non-photographers are crucial. –Joerg Colberg, in his review of The Dutch Photobook (Aperture 2012) This Wednesday, [...]

Aperture Announces its Fall 2012 Releases

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, Daido Moriyama, Exposures- Jun 07, 2012 Comments Off

For Fall 2012 Aperture presents a list of new and re-issued publications, from the startling and fresh, to new editions and long-awaited anthologies. Read more about our upcoming releases, and view a slideshow of Fall 2012 cover art below. Upcoming titles include: • A New American Picture by Doug Rickard • 101 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides [...]

Dawoud Bey: Picturing People and Harlem, USA

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, Exposures, Uncategorized- May 17, 2012 Comments Off

Kenneth; from Class Pictures, 2007 (c) Dawoud Bey Dawoud Bey, the photographer known for his large-scale portraits of adolescents published in the 2007 monograph Class Pictures, has two solo exhibitions currently on view in the Chicago area that span his nearly four-decade-long career. First, the Art Institute of Chicago presents Harlem, USA (on view May [...]

Eirik Johnson: Camps & Cabins Artist Talk

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, Exposures, Uncategorized- May 17, 2012 Comments Off

Elwha River Dam, Washington; from Sawdust Mountain, 2009 © Eirik Johnson Seattle native and 2012 Neddy Award winner Eirik Johnson presents an artist talk at G. Gibson Gallery this Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm where his third solo exhibition Camps & Cabins, large scale photographs of Pacific Northwest mushroom hunters and their makeshift structures, is currently on [...]