Not really a cutting edge subject but it looks like the
exhibition just opened in Houston is quite interesting.
A Royal Navy sailor on board HMS Alcantara uses a portable sewing machine to repair a signal flag during a voyage to Sierra Leone, March 1942, Cecil Beaton, English (1904–1980) © The Imperial War Museums
Many historical photographs from the Gernsheim collection in Austin – Texas – on display at Mannheim. Among the others, a certain heliography taken by a certain Niepce, taken in 1826, Point de vue du Gras. And then, Daguerre, Capa, Cartier-Bresson…
Photos have so many ways to lie. One is manipulation.
The Metropolitan museum will devote a major exhibition to the subject:
Faking It. Manipulated Photography before Photoshop. In the meantime, an installation will explore manipulation After Photoshop.
presents it with some more details than the Met website.
Tadahiko Hayashi Discharged soldiers, Shinagawa Station / Entlassene Soldaten, Bahnhof Shinagawa Tokyo 1946 © Yoshikatsu Hayashi
exhibition on Japanese photography from 1945 to 1964 is currently running at the Museum für Fotografie in Berlin.
The exhibition will be open since Sunday 17th June 2012.
Aim of the curators is to show the role played by the photographs in reshaping the country’s national identity after WWII.
exhibition in New York on the last sixty years of Italian Photography, at the Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, February 2 – April 28, 2012.
Catania, 09.2009, Olivo Barbieri
One of the first uses of photographs has been to identify people. It’s a use well studied by scholars.
The Musée of archives nationales, in Paris, holds an
exhibit on the subject at Hotel de Soubise. The exhibit is closing in a few day but there is a catalogue available.
A rich program on the representation of Algeria war at Forum des images, Paris, from 24th January to 2nd February: conferences, movies, photo exhibits and much more.
Les temps forts. La guerre d’Algérie, image et représentations.
Building the image of a community through history with old photos and other images. A new exhibition
by Jeremy Deller in an interview of the British Journal of Photography.
A life to show that photographs lie. Vietnam war « photographed » on the plain of Northern Italy. The cult of a Saint completely invented. And much more.
exhibition (with strange opening times…) on Bruno Vidoni at La rocca in Cento. Extended
until 11 September.
Until the end of October, the Royal Academy displays the exhibit: « Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century » with works by Brassaï, Capa, Kertész, Moholy-Nagy, Munkácsi.
British journal of Photography tells us something more
And here we go!
Starting this week, the famous
At International Center of Photography, in New York, Hiroshima GroundZero, an exhibition of pictures taken in Hiroshima in November 1945. Pictures were taken by a civil engineer, involved in the « United States Strategic Bombing Survey » programme.
I waited for the right day and… it passed by…
Anyway, yesterday one of the most original and interesting italian photographer and scholar turned 90.
Smargiassi’s blog, he tells us something about Gilardi and about a very special party…
An exhibition in Bordeaux tells the story of Spanish civil war through the photographs of one of her most famous photographers: Augustí Centelles.
More than 200 pictures will be on display for the first time in France. There is also a programme of lectures, among which one on
« Guerre d’Espagne et photojournalism »… today…
Anyway, the exhibition will be open until the 10th July.
An online exhibition on the mental hospital of Volterra. There’s an English version, too.