Wolberger has an MFA from School of Visual Arts in NYC and studied variously with Joel Sternfeld, Collier Schorr, Vera Lutter and William Christenberry. He is the recipient of The Humble Arts Foundation's Spring 2008 Grant for Emerging Photographers. His photographs have been exhibited around the world, most recently in Tim Barber's Various Photographs as part of the New York Photo Festival and in Young Curators, New Ideas at Bond Street Gallery in Brooklyn, and has been chosen as one of four artists to take part in the 2009 Talents exhibition at the C/O gallery in Berlin- a prestigious experimental forum for young international contemporary photographers and critics.
He was also nominated for the BMW Prize at Paris Photo 2008
Carte-Blanche Ofer Wolberger Life with Maggie Like a typical tourist, Maggie poses in front of objects and environments that suit her temperament, befriends the local people and visits iconic historical sites.... Exposition Les gagnants du Concours pour la Photographie du Royal Monceau-Raffles Paris exposés
Autour du thème du portrait, les 5 finalistes sélectionnés en mai dernier par le Comité de Direction du Royal Monceau exposerons 5 photographies chacun. C’est dans le cadre de son soutien actif à la création artistique et culturelle que le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris se portera acquéreur d’une des œuvres de chacun des cinq artistes, pour enrichir sa collection privée de photographies, à ce jour au nombre de 320 réparties dans les chambres et suites du Palace de l’Avenue Hoche (Art District – Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris, 37-41, avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris, du mardi au samedi, de 11 heures à 22 heures)
Les cinq lauréats, sélectionnés le 13 mai dernier sont :
Cerise Doucède... Exposition COLOUR à la Michael Hoppen Gallery How do you describe colour?
Even the dictionary definition of it is poetic:
'That aspect of things that is caused by differing qualities of the light reflected or emitted by them, definable interms of the observer or of the light.'
'a substance, such as a dye, pigment, or paint, that imparts a hue.'
'a reddening of the face; a blush'.
The scientific words to objectify it are beautiful too: hyperchromatism, wavelength, luminance, iridescence and purity.
Since 1861 and the first permanent colour print by James Clerk Maxwell, photographers have been able to define their subjects in a more immediate and creative way using colour- stripping it out, intensifying or limiting it. The Michael Hoppen Contemporary Christmas show about a group of artists who utilize cyan, magenta, yellow and black i... Exposition Ofer Wolberger - (Life with) Maggie Within today's predominantly visual culture, photography has been a powerful vehicle that contemporary artists have used to examine notions of identity and conflicts of self-perception. This June, Michael Hoppen Contemporary is delighted to announce an exploration of these themes by Ofer Wolberger in his collaborative project (Life with) Maggie.
Maggie - always portrayed by Wolberger’s fiancée Billie Martineau - is a fictional character who seems transported from another time and place, a world seemingly set in the past, yet imbued with distinctly modern concerns. Maggie has a peculiar and compelling style. She travels around the contemporary world, but is attracted to sites with a slippery sense of time. Throughout her journey, Maggie collects memorable snapshots for her archive, in a sense constructing an...