Brett Weston (1911 - 1993)
Né Theodore Brett Weston, connu comme Brett Weston, né à Los Angeles le 16 décembre 1911 et mort à Hawaï le 22 janvier 1993, est un photographe américain, membre du groupe f/64
Exposition Exhibition : « The Winter Solstice » Scott Nichols Gallery is please to announce The Winter Solstice a collection of photographs celebrating the changing of the season and the festivities associated with this time of the year. Cultures from around the world have interpreted winter as the season of rebirth and the end of the harvest. Over the centuries we have changed and redefined the meaning of wintertime.
Howard Bond, Ontario Farm, 1981
Featuring photographs ranging from the vintage to the contemporary, and landscape to documentary, The Winter Solstice explores the rich and complex history humanity has shared with the wintertide. Images of snow, people keeping warm to stave off the cold, and wintertime frolicking not only show a view beyond the shores but a collection of shared experiences.
Featuring photographs by Edward Weston, Brett West... Exposition Brett Weston: Land, Sea, and Sky
Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, this exhibition celebrates a recent gift of 150 photographs by Brett Weston from Christian Keesee. Between 2004 and 2011, Christian Keesee has donated 360 photographs—transforming the Oklahoma City Museum of Art into a major repository of the photographer’s work. This exhibition will include examples from 1940 to 1985, and consist predominantly of mud, rock, and ice abstractions, in addition to examples highlighting Brett’s travels to Baja California, Alaska, Hawaii, and Japan.
Brett Weston was the second son of photographer Edward Weston. At the age of thirteen his father took him to Mexico where he began taking photographs with his father’s Graflex 3 ¼ x 4 ¼ camera. While there, he was exposed to the works of revolutionary artist... Exposition Michael Hoppen Gallery presents Nudes & dunes by Brett Weston
Michael Hoppen is very pleased to exhibit for the first time in the United Kingdom a comprehensive vintage selection of Brett Weston’s Nudes and Dunes.
Born in 1911, the son and apprentice of legendary photographer Edward Weston, Brett applied himself to photography from an early age. Moving with his father to Mexico aged thirteen he was introduced to Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and Tina Modotti. His father’s radical sense of composition and his exposure to modern art imbued him with a developed sense of form and a fascination with abstraction.
Weston began photographing the dunes of Oceano, California in the early 1930’s and continued to photograph the desert throughout his career. In the late 1970’s and into the 1980’s he developed the Underwater Nude series, harnessing... Exposition Tokyo photo 2009 Japan's first art fair dedicated to still photography TOKYO PHOTO 2009 endeavors to be the foremost art fair of photography in Japan. The venue is located in the heart of international business and culture in Tokyo. To be held from September 4 to 6, Tokyo Photo 2009 will provide visitors with a unique opportunity to see and buy a wide range of photographic works from vintage prints to cutting-edge digitally enhanced images.
With the support of the US Embassy and in collaboration with the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, Tokyo Photo will mount a special exhibition entitled Photo America. Featuring over 50 historical works spanning the 19th century to the present, Photo America will present a panoramic overview of American photographic expression. Virtually all of the works will be displayed for the first time in Japan.
Lectures and seminars will...