viernes, 7 de diciembre de 2012

Helmut Newton, François-Marie Banier, Pentti Sammallahti, Allan Tannenbaum, Willy Rizzo



In memoriam

Death of Bonni Benrubi

Bonni Benrubi. She lost her battle against cancer that started three years ago. Next week we will talk again of her surprising gallery as a tribute to her we publish again her interview with Stéphanie de Rougé made a few months ago


Berlin : H. Newton and FM. Banier

Fashion photography was always the most important genre in Helmut Newton’s work. Long before he produced his first books with international publishing houses . He worked on commissions for top magazines and fashion houses. Newton published some of these photographs ...


Pentti Sammallahti
Ici au loin

A few years ago, we discovered the poetry of Pentti Sammallahti’s small prints at the Finnish institute during Photo Month. Since then, the photographer’s work has been very popular with the public. During the opening of his latest exhibition, on view at the Galerie C...


The Return of Sipa
Press ?

The Commercial Court of Paris announced on Thursday, December 6, 2012, that it will give another chance to the legendary photo agency founded by Göksin Sipahioglu. The court decided to place Sipa Press under bankruptcy protection with the task of finding one or more buyers.


Mademoiselle Yvette Troispoux, photographer

Photography lovers have fond memories of Yvette Troispoux, a small and bubbly woman with a sparkle in her eye and a Leica around her neck, snapping pictures of her photographer friends at gallery openings. She drew immediate sympathy with the way she dresse...


Allan Tannenbaum

Featuring the work of some 25 photographers, this exhibit offers an intimate view into the lives of the 20th Century’s most famous and influential personages. Curator Milton Ellenbogen has assembled rare candid photographs and exquisite studio portraits of such prominent figures as Mar...


Post-Jiangnan: Liang Weizhou’s Shanghai

Liang Weizhou works, loves and lives in his hometown of Shanghai. This jovial man produces works of a profound and disturbing solemnity. Until December 30, the M97 Gallery will be exhibiting his most recent works, vintage prints from the 1980s and 90s, as well as mixed media ...


Friekderike Von Rauch
Sleeping Beauties

Alone in the museum. Friederike von Rauch (Germany, 1967) explores European museums after the regular opening times, in complete calm and solitude. The masterpieces on the walls vanish into the darkness while the sparse light entering through the open doors c...


Mario Dondero, A Very Parisian Italian

In Paris, on the Rue du Roi de Sicile, in the Marais, an Italian bookstore is presenting in its small gallery twenty photographs by one of the most celebrated Italian photojournalists. This is a rare opportunity not to be missed. The exhibition closes on December 15. I hadn’t s...


Drouot : La Vente photo de SVV Daguerre

The 1850-1980 sale proposed by SVV Daguerre will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 2 pm in Room 4 at the Hotel Drouot. Under the expertise of Yves Di Maria, the first 25 batches concern important photographic works. There are daguerreotypes of marine as this portrait ...


Willy Rizzo : Les plus belles femmes du monde

From December 7 to January 6, 2013, the Studio Willy Rizzo in Paris will present Les plus belles femmes du monde (The Most Beautiful Women in the World) as photographed by Willy Rizzo, beginning in 1950. From Marilyn Monroe and Milla Jovovich to Audrey Hepburn and Monica ...


Pentti Sammallahti by Molly Benn

At an exhibition and book signing with Pentti Sammallahti at the Galerie Camera Obscura, there's one line to buy the book and another to get it signed. The place is so packed it's difficult to admire to Finnish photographer's work. I filmed him greeting each new admirer, asking for th...


Edmund Clark

For Edmund Clark, incarceration in any given country is a reflection of its culture. It provides social, political, economic and historical clues to the nation’s identity. In the case of Guantanamo, the institution and its methods are an example of how a state responds to the fear of terrori...

Press Review

US Press Review by
Paul Melcher

"Life is but an empty stage..." Shakespeare once famously wrote, "full of sound and fury, signifying nothing". Does that give the right to the photographer to photograph everything that happens , while remaining passively indifferent ?A recent photograph published on the cover of the...


Thierry Cohen
Darkened Cities

In Thierry Cohen’s Darkened Cities, we see bright night skies over cities. Actually, what we’re seeing is the opposite. These are the skies that we don’t see. 
Before these pictures can exist, the sky from one place has to be superimposed upon cityscape from another. I...

Press Review

European Press Review by Michel Philippot

This week is dedicated to one of my friends who, after happily spending “a little bit” of time with photography, discovered in Burgundy a new joie de vivre. She loves animals and cares about environmental issues. We find all these things in today’s delivery. All eyes are on E...


Errata : Zineland by Antoine Soubrier

Because some photographers believe that photography is made to be seen in books, and because most photography prints are priced too high for mere mortals, an increasing number of photography fans are turning to books. These limited-edition books, beautifully laid out on high-qual...
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