"Photography: Rebels", Online auction by artnetartnet Auctions is pleased to present Photography: Rebels, a sale that embraces the wild and adventurous human spirit, featuring images that capture individuals who resist convention and rules. This edgy sale includes works by notorious artists such as Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Prince, Nan Goldin, Larry Clark, Diane Arbus, and Sally Mann, as well as artists who have recently established their place among the rebels of the photography world, such as Anthony Goicolea, Katy Grannan, and Ryan McGinley.
Lady Bartender at Home with Souvenir Dog, New Orleans, 1964
Gelatin silver print
Edition of 75
16 x 19.78 in.
Photo London 2016
Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Founded in 2015, it has already established itself as a world-class photography fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community. From the capital’s major museums, to its auction houses, galleries large and small, right into the burgeoning creative communities in the East End and South London, Photo London harnesses the city’s outstanding creative talent and brings the world’s leading photographers, curators, exhibitors, dealers and the public to celebrate photography, the medium of our time.
Venice Beach, L.A, USA, 1982 © Harry Gruyaert/GALLERY FIFTY ONE
Photo London is more than an art Fair. For 2016’s ...
New exhibition at The Aperture GalleryThe Photographer’s Playspace features twenty photographers who have created new works in response to assignments from the Aperture book The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas, a recently published compilation designed to inspire fresh perspectives in a photographer’s creative process.
Using assignments selected by Christopher McCall, director of Pier 24 Photography, the photographers produced works that both reflect a continuation of established practices and represent new directions in making pictures. The exhibition reveals each artist’s distinctive process and aesthetic, demonstrating how a simple prompt can inspire renewed engagement with the medium.
Photographers and their assignments:
Eric William Carroll responded to an assignment by John Baldessari
Katy Grannan: The 99
The 99, Grannan’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery, is the result of three years of work in the Central Valley, in which she revisits the region of Dorothea Lange’s work in California during the Great Depression. The exhibition features new, large-scale color portraits and black-and-white photographs, and is accompanied by a two-volume publication.
Grannan’s new work is set in the parched landscape and forgotten towns along Highway 99, including Modesto, Fresno and Bakersfield. In her intensely vivid color portraits, the artist works at midday when the sun is direct and the heat is unrelenting, presenting each individual, often simultaneously heroic and vulnerable, against stark, white backgrounds.
In the black-and-white photographs, many of her subjects re-appear on Modesto’s Sout...
M+B to host Elton John AIDS Foundation ExhibitionApril 24, 2009 – The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today the publication of its first Photography Portfolio to benefit urgently needed grant-making initiatives supporting innovative HIV prevention programs, efforts to eliminate AIDS-related discrimination and stigma, and direct care services. “The Portfolio is a way for us to connect with the visual arts world, which has always been at the forefront in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and it is proof that artists continue to care,” said Scott Campbell, Executive Director of the Foundation.
The result of a very happy marriage between two of Sir Elton’s greatest passions, collecting photographic art and raising money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation, the Portfolio includes some of the most outstanding international names: Nan Go...