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
Six years of war photography from Afghanistan — plus a soul-searching interview with the photographer about the multifaceted nature of photojournalism in conflict zones.
Dakar has become a huge, surreal "development" site in Senegal, forcing the question: Are the inhabitants being crushed and swept away by this complex transition or are they slowly taking possession of the new space?
The large-format images ofinhabit a liminal space rich with atmosphere, obscuring as much as they reveal.
A retrospective exhibition in Paris, and two recent books, confirm that