Archives for posts tagged ‘straight’

Natasha Caruana

Natasha Caruana Work from The Married Man. “Natasha Caruana’s series of photographs, ‘Married Man’ documents occasions when the artist arranged ‘dates’ through dating websites designed for married men to conduct affairs. She photographed each man, concealing their identity, but also recorded them secretly using a digital recorder hidden in a red purse seen in several […]

John Divola

John Divola Work from the exhibition Trees for the Forest. ““The works on view span the last four decades, and provide an expansive yet necessarily incomplete picture of John Divola’s practice – a canny yet understated  blend of documentary photography, conceptual art, performance and installation. The collection of works begins in 1971 with Divola’s images of women […]

Ricardo Cases

  Ricardo Cases Work from Paloma Al Aire. You can buy the book here. “Ricardo Cases’ third photobook deals with an unusual subject: the practice of pigeon racing in the Spanish regions of Valencia and Murcia, a game consisting of releasing one female pigeon and dozens of male pigeons that chase her trying to get […]

Joann Brennan

Joann Brennan Work from her oeuvre. “Joann Brennan has concentrated her photographic work over the past twenty years on the efforts of scientists to maintain the delicate balance between human needs and interests and those of wildlife populations. Human construction often interferes with the less obvious byways of wildlife, cutting animals off from established routes […]

Charles Negre

Charles Negre Work from Models. “…The idea of Terra Incognita and scientific exploration is at the heart of these projects.It is a constant search consisting in attempting to give depth and scale to landscape-objects made exclusively in studio. How by artificial reproduction might one get closer to nature’s perfection? Every photograph begins as an object, […]

Torsten Schuman

Torsten Schuman Work from his oeuvre. “Torsten Schumann is obsessed with what people do in their freetime, especially outdoors, in nature, in the garden or on the street. He collects the split seconds of everyday situations that are irritating and odd. The perfect world of suburban Germany and post wall industrial breakdown floats on an […]

Stephan Tillmans

Stephan Tillmans Work from “Luminant Point Arrays (leuchtpunktordnungen)“. “The Luminant Point Arrays show tube televisions in the moment they are swithed off. The television picture breaks down and creates a structure of light. The pictures refuse external reference and broach the issue of the difference between abstraction and concretion in photography. The breakdown of the television […]

Regine Petersen

Regine Petersen Work from Find a Falling Star. “I use the process of taking photographs as a vehicle for thinking. When I set out to take pictures I usually have no fixed or pre-determined end-point. My method of working gives me the space to be constantly reflective and this in turn permits my work to develop […]

Colin Doyle

Colin Doyle Work from his oeuvre. “I am an artist. I make pictures of commonplace objects—a diaper, a skyscraper, dirt. My days are spent in an image-saturated culture and a densely populated city. I often feel like I am in over my head, as if my actions, my existence, and my work are of little […]

Bas Princen

Bas Princen Work from Refuge. “Bas Princen brings together five cities from a region which over the past fifty years has experienced dramatic development. The five cities portrayed are Istanbul, Beirut, Amman, Cairo and Dubai. The images of Princen constitute architectural research and visual poetry at the same time. This survey has been commissioned and […]