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Elegance and Pose – F.C. Gundlach’s Fashion Photography 1950-1970

F.C. Gundlach, one of Germany’s most significant post-war fashion photographers, set the stage for the ever-changing vogues, defined postures and gestures of models, chose props and locations and thus reflected the ideals of beauty and fashion against changing...

米罗·斯沃利克 Miro Svolik(捷克)

My photographic work over the past 36 years could be summarized in five chapters. The first chapter is called "One Body One Soul. They are black and white analogue photographs from between 1984 - 1990. Mostly, they are photographs taken from above in the downward...

PHOTO MANDALAS —THE CENTRE IS THE ESSENCE

In the Tibetan tradition, mandalas are representations of the spiritual embodiment of the Buddha, who, in his enlightened form, is no longer in< the world. In the absence of his physical body, the mandala represents his 'body of enlightenment' and is the essence,...

Reflections From the Other Edens

Czech photographer Jan Pohribny (born 1960) spent years 2005 – 2006 as a regional artist for photography at Arts Council South Savo. During this period part of Angels-series (1999 – 2007) was created. The series follows Pohribny`s previous series called New Stone Age,...

Václav Jirásek

By Michal Nanoru “After a certain time, I am happy again. I have the time to develop old negatives and to search for the real Death among them.” Correspondence with Václav Jirásek “Poor, poor Ghost,” she murmured; “have you no place where you can sleep?” The...

Maggie Taylor: Circumstantial Evidence 玛姬·泰勒:间接证据

by A. D. Coleman In her digital photomontages Maggie Taylor opens for us a multitude of doors into a seductive, richly nuanced world of the fantastic. However, unlike many who explore the cross-breeding of imagery that digital systems enable, Taylor creates a...

Jerry Uelsmann: Prima Facie 杰瑞·尤斯曼:直接证据

by A. D. Coleman The photomontages of Jerry N. Uelsmann are as instantly recognizable as any photographic images made in the second half of the 20th century. Today they stand as the progenitors of an approach to photographic image-making so well-established and...

收藏家斯蒂芬·怀特系列访谈(一)整理我的思绪 – 斯蒂芬·怀特

在这篇为《平行和对立》展览写的文章《无名收藏家》里,我写到了关于自己成为收藏家的经历。现在,我要开始尝试另一种途径:成为一个没有收藏的收藏家。 当《平行和对立》展览在旧金山落幕时,这15,000张作品会去到他们的新家—东京富士美术馆。它们曾经是我的收藏。 所以,文章最后一段的文字描述最恰当不过了:没有“拥有”,只有“拥有”的幻相。我把自己看做一个收藏家那样去收藏,但并非占有。收藏丰富了我的人生,延展了我想象的空间。它们需要细细甄别,想象,期望,痛苦,最后,它们给你上了一堂伟大的课……放手,以抓住整个宇宙。...

Brett Weston

Brett Weston seemed destined from birth to become one of our greatest American photographic artists. Born in Los Angeles in 1911, the second son of photographer Edward Weston, he had perhaps the closest artistic relationship with his famous father of all four of the...

Ivan Pinkava

Pinkava’s works primarily makes merciless reference to the state of the human spirit of the individual in ‘Western’ culture. Searching for the essence, he offers certain generalizations of his reflections, presenting them in generally comprehensible cultural codes. He...