Martha Schwendener's full New York Times review of Sanlé Sory's 'Volta Photo' exhibition can be viewed here.
For Smith’s full review, please visit the New York Times website.
Sory's first solo museum exhibition in the U.S. For more information, please visit the Art Institute website.
In celebration of Sanlé Sory’s debut solo exhibition, Tezeta and Yossi Milo Gallery has released a limited edition catalog. For more information, please visit the Publications page.
Works by Alison Rossiter are featured in Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art, on view at Tate Modern from May 2 – October 14, 2018. For more information, please visit the Tate Modern 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.
Chris Abani reviews 'Sanlé Sory: Volta Photo' inside The New Republic. To read the full article, please visit the The New Republic website.
In a preview of Sanlé Sory's 'Volta Photo' exhibition, Chris Bonanos reviews Sanlé Sory in New York Magazine. To read the full article, please visit the New York Magazine website.
Photographs by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong are 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 presents 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 isit the Photo España website.
Matthew Brandt’s Stepping Stone Falls works will be 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.
A solo exhibition of works by Simen Johan is on view at Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden, from June 15 – September 23, 2018. Until the Kingdom Comes features 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.
A solo exhibition of work by Pieter Hugo, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, will be on view at Museu Coleção Berardo in Lisbon, Portugal, from July 4 – October 8, 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/2wGrJze
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.
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.
Photographs by Ezra Stoller were on view at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY from March 18 – June 17, 2018. Organized by guest curator Therese Lichtenstein, Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture explores the ways in which American and European architectural photography have transformed our vision and concept of architecture from the 1920’s to the present. The group exhibition included works by photographers such as Berenice Abbott, Lewis Baltz, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Ruff, Julius Shulman and Hiroshi Sugimoto, among others. For more information, please visit the Parrish Art Museum 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.
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.
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.
Matthew Brandt, John Chiara, Meghann Riepenhoff, Mark Ruwedel and Alison Rossiter at Denver Art Museum
Works by Matthew Brandt, John Chiara, Alison Rossiter, Mark Ruwedel and Meghann Riepenhoff are included in New Territory: Landscape Photography Today, on view at Denver Art Museum from June 24 – September 16, 2018. Challenging Terrain gathers photographic works by international artists that demonstrate unconventional and innovative new approaches to representing the landscape in photography. In advance of this exhibition, Alison Rossiter spoke at the Museum on November 17, 2017. Other featured artists include Gary Emrich, David Maisel, Abelardo Morell and Penelope Umbrico. For more information, please visit the Denver Art Museum website.
Yossi Milo Gallery, in collaboration with Radius Books, will releas Meghann Riepenhoff’s debut monograph in Fall 2018. Littoral Drift + Ecotone will offer 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 the gallery’s Publications page.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 will be 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.
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 will travel 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.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the 21st edition of Paris Photo, taking place under the Grand Palais on Avenue Winston Churchill in Paris, France, from November 9 - 12. The Gallery presented the work of Nathalie Boutté, Marco Breuer, Ben Cauchi, Chris McCaw, Meghann Riepenhoff, Alison Rossiter and Mark Ruwedel. In addition, portraits by Burkinabe photographer Sory Sanlé, a new artist to the gallery, were premiered at the fair. For more information, please visit the Paris Photo 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.
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 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.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in The Art Show, organized by the Art Dealers Association of America, at the Park Avenue Armory from March 1 - 5, 2017. The gallery featured a curated selection of photography-based artworks by Clare Strand and Marco Breuer. For additional information, please visit the Art Show website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in The Armory Show at Pier 94 from March 2 - 5, 2017. The gallery’s presentation featured new work by Matthew Brandt, Ben Cauchi, Adrián Fernández, David Goldes, and Meghann Riepenhoff. For more information, please visit the Armory Show website.
Works by Alison Rossiter and Meghann Riepenhoff were included in the exhibition The Surface of Things at Houston Center for Photography in Texas from November 18, 2016 – January 15, 2017. The Surface of Things brought together a diverse group of contemporary artists who use the photogram or the surface of photo-sensitive materials to explore environmental, aesthetic and cultural questions. For more information, please visit the HCP website.
Three Sleeping Soldiers by Tim Hetherington were included in The Art of War, on view at the Perth Museum and Art Gallery in Scotland from October 1, 2016 – February 25, 2017. The comprehensive exhibition integrated contemporary and historical artists whose work documents conflict over the past 160 years. For more information, please visit the Perth Museum and Art Gallery website.
Sze Tsung Leong’s work was featured in the exhibition On Escape and Concurrence: Inverting the Gaze at Novo Banco in Lisbon, Portugal from November 10, 2016 – May 31, 2017. Comprised of works from Novo Banco’s permanent collection, the exhibition aimed to shift the focus of the viewer from an analytical to an emotional exploration of the photographs. Other featured artists include Candida Höfer, William Eggleston, Wolfgang Tillmans and Elger Esser. For more information, please visit the Novo Banco website.
Work by Meghann Riepenhoff was featured in the exhibition Spectral Hues: Artists + Color at the Palo Alto Art Center in California from January 21, 2017 – May 31, 2017. The exhibition featured Bay Area artists whose work explores the power of color. Other featured artists include Anoka Faruqee, Amy Ellingson, Chris Fraser and Omar Chacon. For more information, please visit the City of Palo Alto website.
Photographs by Pieter Hugo and Liu Zheng were on view in the exhibition Revealing Pictures at the Princeton University Art Museum from February 4 – July 2, 2017. Drawn from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection, Revealing Pictures displayed contemporary photographic works engaging with the medium’s ability to articulate complex issues of national identity, culture and resistance, both personal and beyond. Other featured artists included Nikolay Bakharev, Jim Goldberg, Zhang Huan, Zanele Muholi and Robert Polidori. For more information, please visit the Princeton Museum of Art website.
Photographs by Asako Narahashi, Yuki Onodera, Takuma Nakahira and Takashi Yasumura were displayed in Japanese Photography from Postwar to Now at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art from October 15, 2016 – March 12, 2017. Organized thematically, the exhibition showcased the landmark artistic and critical contributions of Japanese artists to the medium of photography through the exploration of such topics as the cultural exchange between Japan and America following 1945, the rapid industrialization of farm areas throughout Japan, and the leading role of women within Japanese contemporary photography. For more information, please visit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art website.
Work by Matthew Brandt, Marco Breuer, John Chiara, Chris McCaw and Alison Rossiter was on view in the exhibition A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY from October 22, 2016 – January 29, 2017. A Matter of Memory addressed how society’s relationship to memory has been transformed by the scarcity of photographic prints due to digital technology and contemporary artists’ response by using materials and imagery from the past. Other featured artists included Bryan Graf, Laura Letinsky, Vik Muniz, Marlo Pascual, Taryn Simon and Bertien van Manen. For more information, please visit the George Eastman Museum website.
A gum bichromate print from Matthew Brandt’s Dust series was exhibited in The Poetics of Place: Contemporary Photographs from The Met Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City, from December 12, 2016 - June 25, 2017. Beginning with work from the late-1960s, by artists such as Bernd and Hilla Becher, Dan Graham, and Donald Judd, The Poetics of Place presented sixty photographs surveying the range of photographic processes used by contemporary artists over the past five decades to capture both their natural and built environments. Other featured artists included Roe Ethridge, Walker Evans, Tim Maul, Toshio Shibata, Wolfgang Staehle and Carrie Mae Weems. For more information, please visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art website.
Photographs from Sze Tsung Leong’s Horizons series were included in the group exhibition, The View from Here, from October 29, 2016 – April 30, 2017. The exhibition, comprised entirely of works from the museum’s permanent collection, examined the process of landscape documentation from the 1840s to the present day. For more information, please visit the Scottish National Portrait Gallery website.
Yossi Milo Gallery was pleased to participate in the fourth annual FOG Design+Art Fair at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, California from January 12 - 15, 2017, with a presentation of work by Marco Breuer, Markus Brunetti, Ellen Carey, Chris Killip, Chris McCaw, J. D. ’Okhai Ojeikere, Alison Rossiter and Kohei Yoshiyuki. For more information, please visit the FOG website.
Work by Matthew Brandt, Chris McCaw and Alison Rossiter was included in the exhibition Retro-spective: Analogue Photography in a Digital World at MOCA Jacksonville in Florida from September 24, 2016 – January 8, 2017. In collaboration with the George Eastman Museum, Retro-spective featured contemporary works by artists who engage with emulsion-based and alternative photographic processes alongside a selection of historical works by their nineteenth-century counterparts. For more information, please visit the MOCA Jacksonville website.
Markus Brunetti’s first solo museum exhibition in North America was presented at the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, from September 2 – December 31, 2016. Two new photographic works were premiered among the sixteen large-scale prints on view from the artist’s ongoing FACADES series. To accompany its exhibition, the museum hosted an artist lecture with Brunetti on October 20th. For more information, please visit the Chazen Museum of Art website.
Chris McCaw’s Sunburn book was featured in I Am the Sun at the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries at the Art Institue of Chicago from September 27– December 5, 2016. Presented alongside the museum’s feature exhibtion, Moholy-Nagy: Future, I Am the Sun showcased book-based works by photographers from throughout the history of the medium who have distilled photography to its most fundamental elements: light and time. Other featured artists included Kikuji Kawada, László Moholy-Nagy, Otto Piene, Charles Ross and H. Fox Talbot. For more information, please visit the Art Institue of Chicago website.
Work from Doug Rickard’s A New American Pictures series was included in the exhibition I Wanted to Be a Photogapher at Foto Colectania Foundation, in Barcelona, from October 10 – December 10, 2016. Co-Curated by Fannie Escoulen and Anna Planas, the show gathered diverse work by thirteen international artists that engage contemporary questions of authorship, image reproducability and susceptibility, and photographic process. Other featured artists included Mishka Henner, Sherrie Levine, Thomas Ruff and Stéphanie Solinas. For more information, please visit the Fondation Colectania website.
Work by Matthew Brandt and John Chiara was on view in the triennial invitational exhibition at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, CA from October 15, 2016 – January 29, 2017. The twelve artists selected for Boundless: A California Invitational recast photographic subjects and traditions of the past to address the concerns and audiences of the twenty-first century. Other featured artists included Eileen Cowin, Mona Kuhn, Michael Light, David Maisel and Alex Prager. For more information, please visit the Museum of Photographic Arts website.
Work by video artist Nevet Yitzhak was included in the exhibition Textile – Territory – Text at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ, from September 25, 2016 – February 25, 2017. Presented in Mana’s Middle East Center for the Arts, and curated by Irena Gordon, Textile – Territory – Text gathered art by contemporary Israeli artists who engage with the poetic and political nature of textiles to confront questions of self and society, safety and inclusion, and regional histories of conflict. The exhibition will travel in 2017 to Umm al-Fahm Art Gallery, in Israel. For more information, please visit the Mana Contemporary website.
Work by Mark Ruwedel was on view in After Industry, from September 23 – November 27, 2016, at Aronoff Center for the Arts in Cincinnati, OH, as part of the region’s 2nd FotoFocus Biennial. After Industry presented photographs that investigate the role and presence of landscape within the history of human industry. Other featured artists included Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Bill Brandt, Lynne Cohen, John Divola, Walker Evans, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg and Henry Wessel. For more information, please visit the FotoFocus Biennial website.
Nevet Yitzhak’s WarCraft, a large-scale installation of three interrelated single-channel videos, was on view at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art from January 28 - April 16, 2017. Inspired by Afghan women weaving battlefield imagery into contemporary rugs, Yitzhak digitally constructs her own war rugs and brings them to life in the form of 3D animations engaged in active battles with an added soundtrack. For more information, please visit the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art website.
Work by Matthew Brandt was displayed in the exhibition New Matter: Recent Forms of Photography at Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia from September 10, 2016 – February 2017. New Matter presented photo-based works from the permanent collection by artists who investigate the photograph as an object in itself, addressing materials and processes rather than portraying a subject or moment in time. Other featured artists included Jacqueline Ball, Walead Beshty, Zoë Croggon, Charles Dennington, Cherine Fahd, Deb Mansfield, Todd McMillan and Kate Robertson. For more information, please visit the Art Gallery of NSW website.
A selection of photographs from Chris Killip’s In Flagrante series was on display in The Human Document: The Photography of Persuasion from 1930s America to Present Day at Warwick Arts Centre in Conventry, England from October 7 – December 10, 2016. The Human Document, based on the landmark show The Bitter Years presented in 1962 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, showcased prints from the original group of works alongside milestones of contemporary documentary work from around the world. Other featured artists included Richard Billingham, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Sunil Gupta, Susan Lipper and Eileen Perrier. For more information, please visit the Warwick Arts Centre website.
A solo exhibition of photographs by David Goldes, Zap and Flow, was on view at the Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA from September 15 – December 16, 2016, with an artist’s lecture on October 5. Zap and Flow presented a comprehensive review of over two decades of the artist’s “performing still-life” photographs of scientific tabletop studies made for the camera, illustrating his lifelong interest in the intersection of art and science. For more information, please visit the Berman Museum of Art website.
Photographs from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s The Park series were featured in the exhibition 1,000 m2 of desire at Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), in Spain, from October 25, 2016 – March 19, 2017. 1,000 m2 of desire presented artworks and architectural projects addressing the ways Western architecture has both shaped and been informed by efforts to regulate, define, and understand human sexuality. For more information, please visit the CCCB website.
Work from Chris McCaw’s Sunburn series was displayed in the exhibition Berkeley Eye: Perspectives on the Collection at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive from July 13 – December 11, 2016. Guest curated by Jacquelynn Baas, the exhibition organized a selection of works from the museum’s wide-ranging permanent collection into eight thematic groupings: Bible Stories; Nature; Human Nature; Barriers & Walls; Connection & Change; Space, Time, Energy; Black, White, Gray; and Into the Light, in which McCaw was included. Other featured artists included Diane Arbus, Louise Bourgeois, Joan Brown, Bruce Conner, Helen Frankenthaler, Zoe Leonard, László Moholy-Nagy and Larry Sultan. For more information, please visit the BAMPFA website.
Ezra Stoller’s classic 1974 photograph of the Exxon Building in midtown Manhattan was displayed in the exhibition Mastering the Metropolis: New York and Zoning, 1916-2016 at the Museum of the City of New York from November 9, 2016 – April 23, 2017. On the 100th anniversary of America’s first comprehensive zoning resolution, Mastering the Metropolis traced the impact of zoning laws on the evolving cityscape. For more information, please visit the Museum of the City of New York website.
Lise Sarfati had work on display in The Female Gaze, on view from November 22 – 26, 2016, as part of the Photo Vogue Festival in Milan. The images in the exhibition “re-appropriate” the female gaze, highlighting a point of view that is often ignored or censored. Other featured artists included Cindy Sherman, Zanele Muholi, Nan Goldin and Petra Collins. For more information, please visit the Vogue Italia website.
Nevet Yitzhak’s three-piece video installation, War Craft, was included in the 5th edition of the Mediations Biennale from October 1 – October 30, 2016. The exhibition included works by artists from 23 countries intended to create a dialogue around critical topics ranging from environmental devastation to human integrity and dignity. For more information, please visit the Mediations Biennale website.
Sze Tsung Leong’s work was featured in the exhibition Shared Space: A New Era / Photographs from the Bank of America Collection at the McColl Center in Charlotte, North Carolina from September 9 – November 5, 2016. The exhibition included photography and video that collectively highlights the evolution of the world’s communal spaces, from airports to rural landscapes. Other featured artists included Edward Burtynsky, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Günther Förg, Jitka Hanzlová, Shirin Neshat and Thomas Struth. For more information, please visit the McColl Center website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the 20th anniversary edition of Paris Photo, which took place at the Grand Palais in Paris from November 10 - 13, 2016, with a presentation of work by Matthew Brandt, Marco Breuer, Markus Brunetti, John Chiara, Chris McCaw, and Alison Rossiter. For more information, please visit the Paris Photo website.
Chris McCaw participated on the lead-off panel of the Daguerreian Society’s Annual 19th-century Photography Conference in New York City on October 20, 2016. The panel, titled “How the 19th-century Is the Basis for All Subsequent Photographic Art”, was moderated by Sarah Greenough, Senior Curator and Head of the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, and also included artists Adam Fuss, Vera Lutter and Jerry Spagnoli. For more information about the conference, please visit the Daguerreian Society website.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art hosted Meghann Riepenhoff as a guest speaker in its event series What Light Can Do: Views on Photography, hosted weekly on Tuesdays through October 2016. Riepenhoff was in conversation with Abner Nolan, Senior Adjunct Professor of Photography at California College of the Arts, on the theme of “Process” on October 4. For more information on the event series and discussion, please visit the SFMOMA website.
The Penumbra Foundation hosted a guest lecture by Meghann Riepenhoff on November 1, 2016, at 7pm as part of its Fall 2016 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.
A solo exhibition of photographs from Tim Hetherington’s Infidel series was displayed at the John Lennon Art and Design Academy in Liverpool, UK, from September 15 – September 25, 2016. First published as an influential book in 2011, Infidel features intimate portraits of American troops stationed at an outpost in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley during the US-led invasion. For more information, please visit the Tim Hetherington Trust website.
Matthew Brandt’s Waianae 603616, 2016, was included in Material Matters: Water, Pigment, and Light at the Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson College in Charlotte, NC from August 29 – October 7, 2016. Material Matters presented prints and drawings by 8 artists, showcasing the innovative possibilities and range of mark-making in contemporary paper-based artworks. For more information, please visit the Van Every/Smith Galleries website.
Doug Rickard’s A New American Picture series was featured in a solo exhibition at Shasta College Art Gallery in Redding, CA from August 15—September 22, 2016, with an artist’s lecture on September 15. For more information, please visit the Shasta College Art Gallery website.
A selection of photographs from Doug Rickard’s series A New American Picture was included in the exhibition The Peeled Eye at Wave Pool in Cincinnati, OH from September 17 – November 19, 2016. Presented as part of Fotofocus Biennial 2016, The Peeled Eye braught together work that confronts corporate and government surveillance and engages with the data and images emerging from it. Other featured artists included Bill Brown, Paolo Cirio, Mishka Henner, Will Knipscher and Andy Marko. For more information, please visit the Wave Pool website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 from September 16-18, 2016. The gallery presented a solo showcase of book-based work by Marco Breuer, along with books by gallery artists and a selection of rare, out-of-print publications. For more information, please visit the NYABF website.
Photographs from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s The Park series and Doug Rickard’s NA video were displayed in Public, Private, Secret, the debut exhibition at the new ICP Museum from June 23, 2016 – January 8, 2017. Public, Private, Secret, co-curated by Charlotte Cotton, Pauline Vermare and Marina Chao, brought together contemporary photo-based works addressing conceptions of public and private and the role public visibility plays in the formation of self-identity today. Other featured artists included Zach Blas, Natalie Bookchin, Nan Goldin, Cindy Sherman, Martine Syms and Andy Warhol. For more information, please visit the International Center of Photography website.
Work from Myoung Ho Lee’s Tree series was included in the 8-person exhibition Nirvana: Contemporary Art of the Republic of Korea in Moscow held at the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh) from June 30 – August 28, 2016. Nirvana, co-curated by Andrei Martynov and Kim Yong-Ho, presented a selection of artwork by Korean contemporary artists from across media and disciplines, including video art, installation, photography and painting. Other featured artists included Bahk Seonghi, Chun Kyungwoo, Han Sungpil, Kang Hyungkoo, Kim Kichul, Mioon and Nam June Paik. For more information, please visit the Moscow Mayor website.
Photographs from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s series The Park were displayed in the exhibition Limits of Control at Station Independent Projects in New York City from August 12 - September 4, 2016. Curated by Ilari Laamanen and the Finnish Cultural Institute of New York, Limits of Control presented work by seven international artists whose works consider the tensions inherent between individuals and their built social environments. Other featured artists included Tyler Adams, Estelle Hanania, Nicolai Howalt, Jouko Lehtola, Takeshi Murata and Iiu Susiraja. For more information, please visit the Finnish Cultural Institute website.
A solo exhibition of Markus Brunetti’s FACADES was displayed at the Museum of Fine Arts in Le Locle, Switzerland, from June 19 - October 16, 2016. The exhibition occupied three galleries in the museum and included a selection of Brunetti’s minutely-detailed digital composites of historic church facades across Europe. For more information, please visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Le Locle website.
A solo exhibition of works from Pieter Hugo’s career to date was installed at Gallery of Photography Ireland, in Dublin, from June 24 – August 21, 2016. The exhibition drew from three of Hugo’s most definitive series, The Hyena and Other Men (2005-07), Nollywood (2008) and Permanent Error (2009-10). For more information, please visit the Gallery of Photography Ireland website.
Chris McCaw gave an artist talk about his work at the University of California-Davis on November 3, 2016 from 4:30 - 6:00pm. For more event information, please visit the UC Davis website.
Sewn photographs by Yoon Ji Seon were included in Look Up Here, I’m in Heaven at BRIC Arts Media House in Brooklyn, NY from June 30 - August 14, 2016. Co-curated by Elizabeth Ferrer and Jenny Gerow, Look Up Here, I’m In Heaven presented portraits by contemporary artists who address the challenge of depicting the human figure by using unconventional media and pictorial formats. Other featured artists were David Antonio Cruz, Yashua Klos and Tschabalala Self. For more information, please visit the BRIC Arts website.
Work by Marco Breuer and Alison Rossiter was included in the exhibition Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Plymouth, New Zealand from April 29 – August 14, 2016. Emanations, curated by Geoffrey Batchen, presented the most comprehensive international survey of historical, modern, and contemporary photographic works executed in the cameraless mode from the earliest days of the medium to the present. For more information, please visit the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery website.
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, NY, featured work by Matthew Brandt and Chris McCaw in its exhibition Touch the Sky: Art and Astronomy from April 29 – August 21, 2016. Curated by Mary-Kay Lombino, Touch the Sky presented recent works by contemporary artists that seek to record and interpret astronomical phenomena in the centuries-old tradition of artistic pioneers such as Louis Daguerre, who in 1839 first endeavored to capture an image of the Earth’s moon. For more information, please visit the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center website.
Photographs by Chris McCaw were installed in the exhibition Defying Darkness: Photography at Night at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, CA from June 4 – October 2, 2016. Defying Darkness gathered works from throughout the history of night photography to explore the visual and symbolic potential of the nocturnal image. Other featured artists included Berenice Abbott, Brassaï, Larry Clark, Bill Henson, André Kertész, Richard Misrach, Alexander Rodchenko, Sebastiao Salgado, Edward Steichen and Weegee. For more information, please visit the Museum of Photographic Arts website.
Pieter Hugo was selected as the inaugural artist for the In Focus display, which was on view at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh from June 18 − October 2, 2016. In Focus is a showcase for new work by an internationally-renowned photographer to be exhibited annually as part of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. The exhibition was first displayed at the National Portrait Gallery, London, from November 12, 2015 – February 21, 2016. For more information, please visit the Scottish National Portrait Gallery website.
Work by Myoung Ho Lee was included in the exhibition Being In Nature at Museum San in Wonju, South Korea from March 18 – August 21, 2016. This exhibition showcased the work of nineteen contemporary artists whose works seek to reconnect humans with the natural environment. For more information, please visit the Museum San website.
Work by Alison Rossiter was featured in Chronologues presented at Museum London in Ontario, Canada from May 7 to August 21, 2016. Co-curated by Cassandra Getty and Melanie Townsend, Chronologues placed an assortment of photographic works, art objects, personal mementos, correspondences, and found objects in dialogue with one another to explore the active role memories play in preserving but also altering past experiences and perceptions, shared and personal. Other featured artists included Stan Denniston, Amy Friend, Wyn Geleynse, Myfanwy MacLeod, Charlotte Moth and Susan Schüppli. For more information, please visit the Museum London website.
Work by Pieter Hugo was included in the exhibition Beauty and the Beast: The Animal in Photography at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, CA from May 28 – October 9, 2016. Presented in partnership with the San Diego Zoo, Beauty and the Beast featured over 75 photo-based prints and video works that consider the relationship between artist and animal, in topical groupings such as “Still Life,” “Tableau,” “The Animal Within” and “Nature Revised.” Other featured artists included Julie Blackmon, Kahn & Selesnick and William Wegman. For more information, please visit the Museum of Photographic Arts website.
Photographs by Alison Rossiter and Mark Ruwedel were presented in the SFMOMA’s inaugural exhibition About Time: Photography in a Moment of Change in San Francisco, CA from May 14 – September 25, 2016. About Time, curated by Corey Keller, gathered a selection of works drawn from the museum’s permanent collection and from across the 180 year history of the medium to survey how photography’s changing relationship with time has influenced ideas of permanence and ephemerality, history and memory, and other temporal themes. Other featured artists include Dawoud Bey, Phil Chang, Julia Margaret Cameron, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Owen Kydd, Zoe Leonard and Martin Munkácsi. For more information, please visit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art website.
Photographs by Chris Killip were presented in the solo exhibition Isle of Man Revisited at the Manx Museum in Douglas, Isle of Man from May 7 - July 30, 2016. The exhibition brought together the images of people and landscapes taken by Killip in his home country in the early 1970s, several of which were originally published in the artist’s iconic 1980 photobook Isle of Man: A Book About the Manx. For more information, please visit the Manx Museum website.
Large-scale photographs from Simen Johan’s Until the Kingdom Comes series were on view in the exhibition Another North, presented at Scandinavia House in New York City from May 6 – August 6, 2016. This intimate exhibition placed the work of six Nordic artists in conversation with one another to explore the reinvigorated role of landscape photography and installation in contemporary art. Other featured artists include Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Ole Brodersen, Sigurður Guðjónsson, Susanna Majuri, and Pentti Sammallahti. For more information, please visit the Scandinavia House website.
Work by Myoung Ho Lee was featured in the exhibition Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art since 1989 at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea from May 4 – July 24, 2016. Curated by Lee Myung Hee, Public to Private charted the development of experimental Korean photography since the late 1980s. Other featured artists include Kyungwoo Chun, Joo Myung Duck, Atta Kim, Kimsooja, Bohnchang Koo, Nikki Lee and Byung-Hun Min. For more information, please visit the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the second edition of Photo London, presented at Somerset House in London, England from May 19 – 22, 2016. The gallery presented recent works by Marco Breuer, Markus Brunetti, John Chiara, Simen Johan, Chris McCaw and Alison Rossiter. For more information, please visit the Photo London website.
A solo exhibition of work from Doug Rickard’s A New American Picture series was displayed at the fourth edition of the International Photography Festival in Jaffa Port, Israel from April 23 - May 7, 2016. The overarching theme for the festival was Protected Space, with an expansive range of exhibitions and special events centered on photography and video art presented over the two week duration of the festival. For more informationFor more information, please visit the Jaffa Port International Photography Festival website [in Hebrew].
Work by Marco Breuer was featured in the show Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period, on view at The Worcester Art Museum from January 16 – April 24, 2016. Curated by Nancy Burns, Cyanotypes was the first major U.S. exhibition to provide a comprehensive exploration of the distinctive medium. By gathering a selection of vintage and contemporary prints, the origins and thematic emphases of cyanotypes were illustrated, along with the contemporary reinvention of the medium by artists working today. Other featured artists included Anna Atkins, Henry Bosse, Edward Sheriff Curtis, F. Holland Day, and Christian Marclay. For more information, please visit the Worcester Art Museum website.
Works by Marco Breuer, John Chiara, Chris McCaw, and Alison Rossiter were featured in the exhibition Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions on display at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin from February 9 – May 29, 2016. Curated by Jessica S. McDonald, Look Inside gathered nearly 200 prints from the Center’s postwar collection to chart the expansion and centrality of photography in contemporary art production and demonstrate the Center’s ongoing dedication to serving as a premiere research site for the deeper understanding of photographic practice. Other featured artists included Thomas F. Barrow, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Lee Friedlander, Betty Hahn, Robert F. Heinecken, Nathan Lyons, Alec Soth, and Penelope Umbrico. For more information, please visit the Harry Ransom Center website.