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
The Editors of LensCulture compiled 15 articles and portfolios dealing with conflict, war, soldiers, fighters and all of those affected along the way.
For two decades, Pettersson has documented this complex country as broadly as he can — with photographs of whites-only Afrikaans communities, the bourgeois life of the 'black diamonds', poor urban life in the country's endless townships, and even scenes from tradition-bound Xhosa tribespeople.
For a recent commission, British photographercreated quirky pieces of art that combine the effects of photograms, faded film, light flares, chance, and his own unique vision of where to point his camera.
There is so much beauty in our everyday and by "beauty" I do not speak of conventional beauty, but actually: harmony, truthfulness and that which is telling.