Within Arm's Reach - Ari MarcopoulosBorn in Amsterdamin 1957, AriMarcopoulos came to NewYork in 1979 and quickly became part of a downtown art scene that included Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and RobertMapplethorpe. Since then,Marcopoulos has become recognized as a leading documentarian of contemporary culture, having chronicled the emerging hip hop scene, shot snowboarders in action and revealed the vicissitudes of his family life.Marcopoulos always appears to have forged a strong connection with the people he photographs,whether celebrated figures—fromAndyWarhol to Kiki Smith, John Cage to LL Cool J—ormore obscure personalities, so that he captures,without sentimentality or voyeurism, the intimate sensation of their daily lives.His images are particular to a time and place, but reach out to us via familiar themes such as family and the ...
Ari Marcopoulos à Paris avec « Machine »La galerie frank elbaz à Paris accueillera l’exposition personnelle d’Ari Marcopoulos, photographe de renom proche des milieux street et hip hop américains. Intitulée Machine, l’exposition aura vocation à présenter des photographies et des vidéos.
©Ari Marcopoulos, Palm, Brooklyn, 2016
Il est célèbre pour avoir photographié des artistes tels que Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, les Beastie Boys et le groupe Ratking, ainsi que des skaters américains. Il a collaboré avec des marques comme Supreme et adidas à l’occasion de collections capsules et de shootings, et a également réalisé des photos pour des magazines de mode (W Magazine, Dazed and Confused, Kaleidoscope).
Young people Exhibition at the Fotomuseum Winerthur
Growing up is a time of self-searching. Who am I and who do I want to be? It is a time of trying to ground oneself in the world and build a relationship with one’s own persona. Each individual must personally undergo the experience of transition from a protected childhood into a social system of relationships and responsibility, finding one’s role in group dynamics, identifying, and testing possibilities and boundaries. Artistic photography has repeatedly examined this phase of life, from at least two different perspectives. One is the viewpoint of actual experience – a young adult who shares the lives of the protagonists with whom he or she is involved. Then there is the adult perspective on the phenomena of youth, which takes a different form of expression due to a certain distance and life experie...
It might seem familiar - Ari MarcopoulosThis spring Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam presents an exhibition by the Amsterdam-born photographer and filmmaker, Ari Marcopoulos. Marcopoulos (b. 1957, Amsterdam) set off for New York in 1979 and quickly became a significant documenter of alternative youth culture in America throughout the last three decades. Foam is showing work from his entire oeuvre, ranging from photos of the emerging hip-hop and downtown art scene in New York in the 1980s and the snowboard and skate culture in the 1990s, to frequent depictions of his own family in Northern California over the last ten years.
Marcopoulos’s work is characterized by a remarkable feeling of intimacy. Whether it concerns celebrities from the world of music or art, or his own family, he approaches his subjects in an intuitive manner and he always knows how to...
Ari Marcopoulos chez ColetteAri Marcopoulos est un photographe néerlandais qui commença à travailler aux côtés d’Andy Warhol et qui s’immerge totalement dans ce qu’il photographie. Il s’attache particulièrement aux milieux de la musique et de l’art....