Life Is Strange: Unique Photographs from a Dutch Archive

Photographs from the ‘Banquet of the mutilated faces’, the depiction of Hitler in Tyrolean traditional costume, and a photograph of a man with his nine-year-old wife. The Spaarnestad Archive, Haarlem, The Netherlands, is a big archive of nearly 14 million old analogue photos from all over the world. Photographer unknown. Residents of Beauraing wait by the viaduct near the Sisters of Christian Teaching convent school … Continue reading Life Is Strange: Unique Photographs from a Dutch Archive

Ombre et Lumière

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico. © Hélène Antorini. Finalist, LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2017. Shadow and darkness playfully vie against powerful, clarifying light in this series of street photographs made around the world. In the absence of a body, the presence of its projection, the shadow, calls to our eye. Objects and people try to cut a path through the black of repression towards … Continue reading Ombre et Lumière

Michela Natella’s Hyperreal World

  Michela Natella’s hyperreal world and stand-out set designs for Toilet Paper Magazine The hyperreal world is where Michela Natella spends her time, sifting between a colourful land that makes you question what is real and what is purely imagined. Having spent the last 10 years in set design, this area of practice is her most crafted and defined, stemming from a hugely creative background and … Continue reading Michela Natella’s Hyperreal World

Tish Murtha: A Forgotten Photographer

The Forgotten Photographer Who Captured Britain’s Social Crises Tish Murtha embarked on a crusade to expose the magnitude of deprivation and inequality being felt in the region she called home Who? In the landscape of British documentary photography of the latter decades of the 20th century, Tish Murtha’s is not a name that is often referenced. Image-makers like Martin Parr, Homer Sykes and David Meadows pioneered in those … Continue reading Tish Murtha: A Forgotten Photographer

The King of Ostenders 

Andy Warhol is an artist famous for his eccentric personality, artistic style and infatuation with pop culture. From his Marilyn Monroe paintings to his Campbell soup works, Warhol always seemed to understand consumerism -whether it involved products or show business, better than any artist of his generation. Apart from his paintings and videos, Warhol was also very famous for his photographs. One of the most … Continue reading The King of Ostenders 

Anthony Friedkin Photography

Anthony Friedkin’s photography has been recognized internationally. His work is included in the permanent collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the George Eastman House in Rochester. His photographs have been published in Japan, Russia, Europe and many Fine Art magazines in America. He received a National Endowment of … Continue reading Anthony Friedkin Photography

Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay

Robert, East Los Angeles, 1972 For more than forty years, American photographer Anthony Friedkin (born 1949), creating full-frame black-and-white images, has documented people, cities, and landscapes primarily in his home state of California. During the culturally tumultuous years of 1969 and 1970, Friedkin made a series of photographs that together offer an eloquent and expressive visual chronicle of the gay communities of Los Angeles and … Continue reading Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay

Georg Oddner Photography 

Georg Mirskij Oddner (17 October 1923 – 7 October 2007) was one of Swedens greatest photographers from the 20th century. Oddner was a jazz musician and studying advertising in the 1940s when he first came into contact with photography through John Melin, art director at Svenska Telegrambyrån in Malmö, the largest advertising agency in Scandinavia. From there, Oddner began working a variety of advertising jobs, … Continue reading Georg Oddner Photography 

Marco Tenaglia Photography

Italian photographer Marco Tenaglia is known for his unconventional black and white fashion portraiture. His bold and intriguing photographic vision is the result of a mixture of both contemporary and classic styles. Tenaglia’s women aren’t classical expression of beauty. Often photographed in recurring poses, placed in luxury or decadent settings, they show a strong personality and a sort of cold sensuality. His photographs are balancing … Continue reading Marco Tenaglia Photography

Simon Roberts Photography

Grozny Market, Chechnya, From the series, Motherland (2007) Simon Roberts (born 1974) is a British photographer. He has exhibited widely with solo shows at the National Media Museum, Bradford, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai. His photographs reside in major public and private collections, including the George Eastman House, Deutsche Börse Art Collection and Wilson Centre for Photography. In 2010 he … Continue reading Simon Roberts Photography