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Call for applications: First Brittany Grand Prize of Photography

The French region of Brittany launches its first photographic contest. Open to “professional p...

Galleries: MIA Photo Fair 2018 Opens Application

The eighteenth edition of the MIA Photo Fair will be held from 9 to 12 March 2018 in Milan. The fair...

Bieke Depoorter Wins Levallois Prize 2017

The Levallois 2017 Prize for young international photography has been been given to the Belgian pho...
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Joe Shore, Marilyn Monroe (In shorts), 1952 © Joe Shore and Fahey/Klein Gallery, LA
Joe Shore, Marilyn Monroe (In shorts), 1952 © Joe Shore and Fahey/Klein Gallery, LA

Interview

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Arles 2017 – Christophe Rihet’s Road to Death
10/07/2017 - france , written by Sophie Bernard

Deserted landscapes captured when the sun sets or rises… A deceptive calm, as it is the road where Grace Kelly, Helmut Newton, Jackson Pollock, and even James Dean died in an accident. Below, an interview with Christophe Rihet on Road to Death, a strange and fascinating series.

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Arles 2017 – Samuel Gratacap, Fifty-Fifty
07/07/2017 - france , written by Sophie Bernard

For ten years, Samuel Gratacap has been working on the issue of migrants, through art and photojournalism, by showing an image other than what is usually conveyed by the media.

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Arles 2017 – A Conversation between Guillaume Herbaut and Eleonore Lubna
06/07/2017 - france , written by Sophie Bernard

For this fifth edition, the Olympus Photography Conversation is changing by having only one pair instead of three “to create work deeper in depth,” explains Didier Quilain, former Olympus France-Belgium president and, today, advisor for the brand. It is also calling for candidates, addressing the past two years of ENSP graduates.

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Arles 2017 – Mathieu Pernot, Gorgan Gypsies
05/07/2017 - france , written by Sophie Bernard

A crucial year for Mathieu Pernot who is exhibiting simultaneously at the Rencontres d’Arles and at the Hotel des Arts in Toulon.

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Arles 2017 – Juliette Agnel’s Nighttime
04/07/2017 - france , written by Sophie Bernard

This year, the Rencontres are changing the Discovery Award by involving galleries. Among the close to 200 candidatures, ten projects were selected to be exhibited. Over the opening week, professionals will vote to grant the New Discovery Award, which rewards the artist and her gallery with 20,000 euros.

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Arles 2017: Interview with Vincent Marcilhacy, director of the Picto Foundation
03/07/2017 - france , written by Jonas Cuénin

In 2016, the Parisian photo lab Picto created a photography endowment fund to encourage and support progress in photography and image-making. Together with Picto, The Eye of Photography takes a look at this endeavor.

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Arles 2017 – Roger Ballen: “I will never understand reality”
03/07/2017 - france , written by Sophie Bernard

Two exhibitions celebrate the work of Roger Ballen this summer in Arles: the first in the framework of the Rencontres programming, mainly in the form of installations, and the second at the Flair Galerie.

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Arles 2017: Claude Ribouillault’s cheerful scarecrows
03/07/2017 - france , written by Jean-Baptiste Gauvin

An atypical collector of photographs, postcards, and fairground art, this enthusiast is featuring his treasure trove from nineteenth-century circuses and fairs where dwarfs, giants, and even “negroes” provided “freak show” entertainment.

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Robert Delpire: “Cartier-Bresson was an exceptional talent, benefitting a concept of man and the world.”
30/06/2017 - france , written by Philippe Séclier

Éditions Delpire is publishing an amazing book dedicated to the career of the famous editor Robert Delpire and to his relationship with his contributors. We are offering a series of texts written by him. Today, The Eye of Photography is publishing an exclusive interview by the French editor on the subject of Henri Cartier-Bresson.

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Joyce Tenneson: “I’m not interested in just the surface reality”
A series by Holden Luntz Gallery
30/06/2017 - united states , written by Kyle Harris

Joyce Tenneson is an American photographer known for her subtle and intriguing world. Vicki Goldberg, critic and author, writes of Tenneson: “Tenneson possesses a unique vision which makes her photographs immediately recognizable.

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