Gallery owners and their staff are usually hidden behind large entry desks and closed office doors. But at the major art fairs I've visited, like New York's Armory Show and Art Basel in Miami and Switzerland, they're in plain view in their booths.
As if on stage, you can see art dealers meeting with collectors, selling and negotiating, talking on cell phones, working on laptops, and manipulating touch screens in 21st century postures newly adapted for the latest electronic devices.
I found the lighting, costumes, and set design excellent for photographing these living dioramas, where the art world plays itself.
— Andy Freeberg
Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
June 26 - August 8, 2014
Come enjoy our in-depth video interview with the award-winning photographer—in it, he discusses his searching, sensitive work that explores questions of masculinity and violence among the war-torn, embattled men of Congo.
To spend a day with Aunt Sara, a lively 90-year-old, is to live in a timeless tale that repeats (with slight variation): each hour has an habit, a light, an object, a movement, a sound.
An avant-garde Spanish photographer who rose to success in the 1920s and 30s, but with the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, his work almost disappeared — forever.
In a time of "inward looking mirrors and outward looking windows," this smart, conceptual series reinterprets photographs presented to the North Korean people by rephotographing them using smartphones and then polaroids.