Photo Art - Photography in the 21st century (Collectif)More adventurous in scope than other comparable compendiums, Photo Art is a vast critical survey of contemporary conceptual-oriented photography. It particularly addresses the work of artists emerging in Western and Eastern Europe--many of whom will be new to American audiences--and presents critical contexts for their work in accompanying essays. Gathering more than 120 image-makers from around the globe, this luscious compendium reads like an international art fair between covers, with the work of artists to watch now and in the future, from established figures to representatives of the newest generation. Among the artists featured here are Roy Arden, the Atlas Group, Seung Woo Back, Richard Billingham, Gerard Byrne, Claude Closky, Natalie Czech, Tacita Dean, Luc Delahaye, Ruud van Empel, J.H. Engstrom, Charles Freger,...
19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire
Embracing the human qualities of the title of the 19th Biennale of Sydney, Artistic Director Juliana Engberg describes the Art Gallery of NSW as ‘the beating heart, and the Promethean fire of this year’s Biennale of Sydney’.
The Biennale of Sydney is Australia’s largest and most exciting contemporary visual arts festival, held every two years across multiple venues in Sydney. The Art Gallery of NSW is a major venue and has been part of the Biennale since 1976.
Taking account of the Gallery’s concurrent contemporary season of exhibitions and the major Afghanistan show, Engberg has selected the work of the 17 artists for the Art Gallery of NSW that focus on the human qualities in the title of the 19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire.
Some 39 works by 17 artists w...
Exposition : Landscape in MotionThe advent of the "Anthropocene period," in which mankind represents the earth’s determining force, has opened a new era in which we can hardly imagine looking at a landscape without the ‘eye’ of the camera.
The first photographs taken from space in the 1960s made the limitations of the Earth’s surface vividly clear, altering how we understand our interaction with land and landscape.
Landscape in Motion explores how our relationship to landscape has changed following pioneering works from the 1960s and how film has played an essential role in this process.
This groundbreaking exhibition includes work by leading international photographers and film artists: Darren Almond, Rosa Barba, James Benning, Ursula Biemann, Lucius Burckhardt, Leo Calice and Gerhard Treml, Center for Land Use I...