THE SURREALIST IMAGERY OF MICHAL ZAHORNACKY

The Slovakian photographer explores the multiple possibilities of portraiture and architecture in pictures where conceptual art and surrealism impose themselves between colour and black and white. Michal Zahornacky places his work between reality and fiction. The eclecticism of his images invites us into highly imaginative visual narratives. Originally from Povazska Bystrica in Slovakia, this lifelong […]

PAUL STRAND, THE PURE LINE

What do the poignant face of Blind Woman photographed on a New York street in 1916 have in common with the tightly framed round of bowls taken from above to compose Abstraction in the same year? Between the verticality of the lines traced by the monumental façades and the tiny silhouettes of Wall Street emerging […]

THE TURMOIL OF AMERICA UNDER THE EYE OF JEAN-PIERRE LAFFONT

The Sous Les Etoiles Gallery in New York is dedicating a new exhibition to this great photojournalist who immortalized the ills and protest movements of mid-twentieth-century American society.   He captured the civil rights, women’s rights, and gay rights movements, the youth against the Vietnam War, Nixon’s departure from the White House, the gangs in […]

THE ILLUSTRATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY OF EMMANUEL BOUM

France – Paris Behind Emmanuel Boum’s lens, there is a great sensitivity nourished by stories from his childhood and references to art that invite the viewer to discover poetic and amusing photographs playing between black and white, pop colors, and vintage for a journey through time.     Painter, athlete, producer, art director, and photographer, […]

WILLIAM EGGLESTON, AND COLOUR WAS

C/O Berlin presents “Mystery of the Ordinary,” a major retrospective of William Eggleston, one of the American masters of color photography. “At dusk, the shadows of plants grow mysteriously along the wall of the house. In front of this shadow theatre stands a metallic lilac Cadillac, on the glossy paintwork where the last rays of […]

THE SURREALIST IMAGERY OF MICHAL ZAHORNACKY

Slovakia – Povazska Bystrica The Slovakian photographer explores the multiple possibilities of portraiture and architecture in pictures where conceptual art and surrealism impose themselves between colour and black and white.             Michal Zahornacky places his work between reality and fiction. The eclecticism of his images invites us into highly imaginative visual narratives. Originally […]

INTO THE OTHER WORLDS OF ZHONG LIN 

The Malaysian photographer strikes our senses with images that are both mysterious and provocative, sensual and disturbing, opening up new dimensions. Flowers protruding from faces, bodies wrapped in fabric, prickly red lips, eyelashes as long as hair, silhouettes lost in misty water… Welcome to Zhong Lin’s strange, disturbing, and fascinating worlds. Her work reflects the […]

ELENA IV-SKAYA, ODE TO THE MODERN WOMAN

Beauty, elegance, and femininity define the work of this photographer and former model through her very aesthetic, luminous and colorful choices.  “The woman is meant to be celebrated; the muse is feminine. I want my models to be beautiful and elegant, no matter what look I’m going for.” Elena Iv-skaya’s strength and energy is evident […]

PHILIPPE JARRIGEON LET’S PLAY!

PLAY was nominated for the First Book Award at Paris Photo x Aperture 2022, offering an opportunity to revisit the work of this image-maker through this dynamic first monograph, reflecting his fifteen years of photographic work. PLAY is the paragon of Philippe Jarrigeon’s particular vision of style. Seen as a parody of a large Hollywood […]

KOURTNEY ROY : THE OTHER END OF THE RAINBOW

A road under a bluish blizzard, a close-up of a phone box, a gas pump, and a motel sign illuminated with a red light, like the bloody trace of a wheel in the snow… like the fingers of a hand also shot in close-up… Red, like the skai of an empty car seat, also shot […]