Ata Kandó was born in Budapest and left for Paris in 1932 with her first husband, the artist Gyula Kandó. After the war she worked as an assistant at the photo agency Magnum. Later she married Ed van der Elsken and in 1954 she moved with him to Holland. In the 50's and 60's the Hungarian born Ata Kandó was one of the most important reportage photographers nationally and internationally. Her photos of the Hungarian refugees at the Austrian border during the revolution of 1956 are world famous, as well as the reportages that she made in the 60's about the different indian tribes in Venezuela. Earlier she worked as a fashion photographer for the great Parisian Fashion houses such as Dior.
Exposition Kahmann Gallery at Artantique beautiful mix of rare vintage works and contemporary photography, with special attention for French photographer Tiane Doan Na Champassak.
Doan Na Champassak's fascination for real craft ship brings him to an endless search for exceptional, nearly antique photo paper. Paper of such great value that it is a museum piece on its own. Doan Na Champassak is one of the happy few that can work with the Fresson family, who have been executing prints in direct charcoal colour since 1952.
The latest series of Doan Na Champassak, has a lot to do with his interest in human beings, it is all about peeping. It consists of an installation of 20 new works, all gelatin silver prints, printed on various vintage and rare photo papers from the 1940's to 1970's. At Artantique this new series will be exhibited for the first time.
Art... Exposition IMAGINE A collection of contemporary and vintage photographs Kahmann Gallery presents a wonderful selection of both vintage and contemporary photographs from all artist represented by the gallery. Together they are a perfect embodiment of the heartbeat of the Kahmann Gallery and prove of its unique identity established since the foundation in 2004. Although quite different in age, meaning, content and technique, all works presented have a single thing in common: their origin in the creative spirit of a creator who transformed ideas, concepts, vision and feeling into an intriguing visual artwork that continues to induce both us and future generations. Let's share their imagination!
The exhibition contains over 30 photographs in both colour and black-and-white, vintage as well as contemporary work, from well-known artist and upcoming talents.... Exposition ATA & EVA Ata Kandó, Eva Besnyö HUP gallery Amsterdam is very proud of its' retrospective of the best works from the oeuvre of photographers Ata Kandó and Eva Besnyö.
Hungary was the country where both Ata Kandó (1913) and Eva Besnyö (1910-2003) have their roots. They first met in 1952 and from that moment the two became best friends. Ata and Eva always hoped to do an exhibit together. We are very pleased that we now can make that a reality. Both women have had a great influence on photography and the fact they were best friends strengthened the influence of Hungarian photography in Holland.
The works exhibited in the exposition 'Ata & Eva' are about 50 mostly vintage silver prints. HUP Gallery will show a selection of works from Kandó's whole career, many well known through the publications 'Dromen in het woud...