Topic: Fine Art

Alfred Stieglitz—Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery
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The Unphotographable at Fraenkel

Emotions. Thoughts. Feelings. How can we photograph the unphotographable? A new show at San Francisco’s Fraenkel Gallery tries to find out.

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Nadav Kander
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Renaissance Man: Nadav Kander Rediscovers the Nude

Photographer Nadav Kander’s new show, Bodies: 6 Women, 1 Man, marries a sensitivity for powerful portraiture with an artistic appreciation for Renaissance-style art.

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Nicolas Dhervillers
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Displaced History and the Art of Collective Memory

Photographer Nicolas Dhervillers combined modern landscapes with historical images to create his latest body of work ‘My Sentimental Archives.’

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Doug Rickard
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Street View and Beyond: Google’s Influence on Photography

Google-based imagery has moved well beyond Street View and has become a photographic genre and aesthetic all to itself. LightBox asked a selection of artists from around the world who were inspired by the technology to describe how it has impacted their creative process.

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© Carrie Mae Weems / The Art Institute of Chicago
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Carrie Mae Weems: A Look Back on Three Decades

Carrie Mae Weems is an art-photographer, performance artist, activist and videographer—well known for her photographic series and multi-screen projections relating to themes focusing on family, beauty and memory. A new retrospective showcases her work from the last 25 years.

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Laura Letinsky, Courtesy of the Artist and the Yancey Richardson Gallery
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Pictures of Pictures: The Ambiguities of Laura Letinsky

The declaration that “a rose is a rose is a rose” is one of Gertrude Stein’s best-known lines. Now, with an upcoming body of work called Ill Form & Void Full, photographer Laura Letinsky—who is a fan of Stein’s—has her own take on the idea.

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Karine Laval
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Through the Glass Ceiling, Into the White Cube: 31 Women in Art Photography

Now in its third incarnation, “31 Women in Art Photography” gives women photographers a powerful platform to show their work.

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Matthew Gamber
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Shooting (Color) Blind: Matthew Gamber’s Still Lifes

When Matthew Gamber discovered that one of his photography students was colorblind, he began creating images that challenge ideas about color and time.

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© David Dawson—Courtesy of Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert
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The Life of Lucian Freud

A new exhibition at London’s Pallant House Gallery features photographs by David Dawson, who was Freud’s model and studio assistant for 20 years.

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© Denis Dailleux courtesy Camera Obscura, Paris
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Paris Photo 2011 Spotlights Sub-Saharan Africa

With its grand new setting in the Grand Palais, nearly 120 exhibiting galleries, and tens of thousands of expected visitors, the annual event has secured its place as the n’est plus ultra of photography fairs.

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