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Ren Hang, Chinese erotic photographer, commits suicide

Le photographe chinois Ren Hang, né en 1987, s’est suicidé ce 24 février 2017.

Conversation with the owners of the Lumière des Roses’ gallery

Since 2004, Marion and Philippe Jacquier exhibit and sell "icons of anonymous photography" in their ...

Book Signing with Manfred Heiting on Saturday, Feb 25th in LA

Photographer Manfred Heiting will be signing his new book entitled The Soviet Photobook this Saturd...
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© Ryan McGinley, Dash (Manhattan Bridge)
© Ryan McGinley, Dash (Manhattan Bridge)

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27/02/2017 - france , written by Jean-Jacques Naudet

Dear readers, Two weeks ago we started a donation campaign. We need your support. The Eye of Photography is a great adventure! Help us grow and improve! Thank you ! Jean-Jacques Naudet

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Eli Lotar, Inter-War Photographer
27/02/2017 - france , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

In connection with the 40th anniversary of the Centre Pompidou, the Eli Lotar exhibition at the Jeu de Paume is a co-production between the two Parisian institutions. Gathering around one hundred vintage prints as well as documents, it is the first retrospective dedicated to someone not only a photographer, but a filmmaker as well.

Books
Gordon Parks, I am You – Selected Works 1942-1978
27/02/2017 - Germany , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Injustice, violence, the rise of the American civil rights movement, high fashion and the arts—Gordon Parks captured half a century of the vast changes to the American cultural landscape in his multi-faceted career. I AM YOU: Selected Works, 1942–1978 reveals the breadth of his work as the first African American photographer for Vogue and Life magazines as well as a filmmaker, and as a writer.

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Jean Luc Aribaud, one of l’Éléphant’s favourites
27/02/2017 - france , written by Corridor Éléphant

Jean Luc Aribaud was born in Mazamet on 22nd July 1961 and has worked in the arts for about twenty years. A poet and a photographer at the same time, he separates his passions which for him, are opposite sides of the same vision and understanding of the world.

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Marianna Rothen, Shadows in Paradise
27/02/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

On view at Steven Kasher Gallery, in New York, is Marianna Rothen’s latest series Shadows in Paradise and a two-channel video installation The Woman with The Crown. Rothen creates her work with a complex alternation of analog and digital processes. Her subjects are captured digitally, then re-photographed onto Polaroid film which is digitally scanned and digitally printed for exhibition.

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Nicolas Dhervillers, Detachment
27/02/2017 - france , written by Julie Estève

In Detachment, the new photographic series by Nicolas Dhervillers, nature is frosty and very white. The roads are carved out towards we know not where, or hidden by tight bends. The forests look like jungles. There are lost mountains, peaks and ravines, a metal bridge between two worlds, a spectacular waterfall.

Books
Peter van Agtmael, Buzzing at the Sill
27/02/2017 - Germany , written by Laurence Cornet

A hawk with its wings outstretched introduces, with unease, Peter van Agtmael’s latest book, Buzzing at the Sill. We learn in its pages that the preying bird in the image is determined to peck and flap at the windowsill of the military medical center in Brooke, Texas.

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How photography invented the mountain
27/02/2017 - Switzerland , written by Luc Debraine

Who invented the mountainous landscape? Romantic literature, with its fascination for the sublime? Painting? Engraving? None of the above: the credit for popularizing the theme in the late nineteenth century, just as tourism and mountaineering were taking off, goes to photography.

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Thomas Albdorf, General View
27/02/2017 - United states , written by Efrem Zelony-Mindell

Reality is disarrayed in specific images and iconic landscapes. There is an idea when you hear a word like park. An image grows; perhaps it blooms green in your mind with standing trees, peaks and pillars of stone and bark. Or maybe not? Perhaps a different place, a person, a picnic, a panoramic.