Les finalistes du Prix PictetPrix de la photographie sur le développement durable, d’une valeur de 50 000 livres
Les plus grands photographes du globe participent au premier concours mondial de photographie sur le développement durable
Président d’honneur: Kofi Annan
Membres du Jury : Francis Hodgson (Président), Peter Aspden, Régis Durand, Leo
Johnson, Abbas Kiarostami, Richard Misrach et Loa Haagen Pictet Paris, le 16 Juillet, 2008. Fleuves couleur de sang, inondations, tempêtes de sable dans
les déserts créés par la main de l'homme... autant d’images préoccupantes sélectionnées pour le Prix Pictet, premier prix international de la photographie orienté vers le développement durable, avec pour sa premi&egr...
Lynn Davis à la Galerie Edwynn Houk
Galerie Edwynn Houk Zurich is pleased to announce an exhibition of important photographs by Lynn Davis (American, b. 1944). The show takes place from 2 February to 19 May 2012 and draws from three series that span the artist’s prolific career and are based around the theme of water: Icebergs (1986-2007), Evening/Northumberland Strait (1993-1996) and China (2001).
Water in its various forms and spectacular manifestations around the globe has been a recurring subject and source of inspiration for Lynn Davis. She approaches every place intuitively and photographs each with a minimalist sensibility, stripping it bare of content and meaning in an attempt to capture its essence. She meticulously extracts basic geometric compositions that in return link one site with another, one body of work with the next. Davis ...
Lynn Davis photographs India Persia ChinaLynn Davis is one of the most internationally recognized contemporary American photographers. Her complex landscape and architectural compositions have established the American photographer as one of the leading artists in contemporary photography.
Born in 1944 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lynn Davis completed her studies successfully at San Francisco Art Institute before going on to study under Berenice Abbott in New York. In addition she also worked as a freelance journalist, though she always kept this separate from her art work. Her breakthrough came in 1979, when she exhibited alongside her friend and colleague Robert Mapplethorpe at the International Center of Photography in New York. Already in these early works of portrait and nude photography, David laid the foundation stones for her later style.
A radical c...