Cindy Sherman Retrospective

Posted in: Cindy Sherman, Contemporary Photography, Exposures, Uncategorized- Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off

Untitled Film Still #14, 1978 © Cindy Sherman Exhibition on view: Present–June 11, 2012 The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd St New York City, NY (212) 708-9400 Cindy Sherman, a traveling exhibition of one of the most important contemporary artists, is being presented in New York City, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Dallas. Cindy [...]

Photographer #450: Sølve Sundsbø

Posted in: 500, 500photographers, Contemporary Photography, Uncategorized- Apr 19, 2012 1 Comment

Sølve Sundsbø, 1970, Norway, is a fashion photographer and director based in London since 1995 where he studied at the London College of Printing. While studying he assisted world renowned photographer Nick Knight, who became an important mentor to h…

I Spy: Photography and the Theater of the Street

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

Subway Portraits, 1938-1941 (c) Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Robert Frank, Walker Evans, Bruce Davidson, Harry Callahan, Philip-Lorca diCorcia and Beat Streuli explore the comedy and drama of life in public spaces in I Spy: Photography and the Theater of the Street, 1938-2010 on view in the West Building at the National [...]

Video: Chinese government prevents self-surveillance Ai Weiwei

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, Uncategorized- Apr 16, 2012 Comments Off

While Chinese government video camera surveillance continues, surrounding Weiwei’s home 24/7, he is forbidden to broadcast from his own "surveillance" cameras he set up inside his own home. Read Weiwei’s editorial essay about censorship in The Guardian, and commentary…