Behind Glass refers both to the glass or boundaries of an enclosure and to the glass of the camera lens.
Often I find myself gazing into the eyes of a monkey, his hand touching the glass wall that separates our worlds. The window works not only as a framing device but also to add atmosphere and narrative, left for the viewer to interpret.
Primates especially are able to remind people of the undeniable connection between man and animal, and this feeling evokes a memory of a time when man was part of nature.
— Anne Berry
, winner of the 2010 European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, makes charcoal-like photographs of wild animals in their native habitats, often as their natural environments are radically changing.
These artistic black and white nature photographs pay tribute to the majestic lion in all its magic and mystery.
While most who question the future focus on the big issues, each one of us is also preoccupied with personal concerns—love, loss, aging, death. This impressive exhibition offers over 160 works by the conceptual photographer Phillip Toledano which explore these themes in ways both touching and wholly irreverent.
Hââbré is one word for scarification, the age-old practice of performing a superficial incision in a person's skin. These portraits capture a fast disappearing tradition and thus bear witness to a rapidly, radically changing way of life.