Photographer-Artist Jeff Cowen spoke about his work and his approach to art in a conversation recorded at Michael Werner Kunsthandel in Köln Germany, March 2012. Cowen makes original mural-size, sculptural, painterly photographic works that are visually stunning and beautiful — and they defy easy categorization.
Art Historian Jennifer Crowley and Lens Culture Director Jim Casper conducted the on-stage interview.
Shipbreaking is a controversial industry. The recycling of these old vessels is often consigned to scrapyards in India, Bangladesh, or Pakistan, where salary, health, safety and working standards are minimal, and workers are desperate for work.
Using only light, shade and photographic paper, these simple yet beautiful works recall pottery or poetry or even celestial bodies.
A sweeping overview of photography from Eastern Europe — some old views, and lots of new discoveries. As always, Noorderlicht provokes, informs and inspires.
Toshio Shibata's work blends landscape painting with documentary realism, allowing it to move beyond mere description to something greater. Shibata's photographs show the extent of our creative (and destructive) powers, allowing us to draw our own conclusions about the impact humanity has had on the world.