Conceptual photographer Milagros de la Torre is speaking at the School of Visual Arts as part of the i3: Images, Ideas, Inspiration lecture series. Free and open to the public on Tuesday, October 22, at 7PM. One of the preeminent contemporary photographers working today, de la Torre’s haunting images hang in the permanent collections of some of the biggest museums … Read More
Swedish-born Per-Anders Pettersson is known the world over for his beautiful yet politically-charged photography. His photos showcase his eye for fashion and beauty, while his focus on Africa tells the narrative of the changing global climate. Watch Per-Anders Pettersson talk with Italian Vogue about the changes he’s seen in Africa in the last two decades. The perception of Africa is … Read More
Congratulations to Carrie Mae Weems, one of the recipients of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowships! Carrie Mae Weems is an accomplished photographer, filmmaker, and activist living and working in Syracuse, NY. As she told the New York Times recently, Ms. Weems expects to put her fellowship toward a “fictional autobiography.” This year Ms. Weems turns 60, and it is interesting to … Read More
Photographer and Wall Street Journal contributor William Meyers reviewed Pieter Hugo’s recent gallery show. Read the full article here.
Three top Chelsea galleries have debuted major exhibitions over the past week. Laumont is proud to be associated with these artists and their important season-opening shows. New work by English artist Susan Derges will be on display through October 26th at the Danziger Gallery. According to the press release, Derges “melds internal experience with the external landscape, the viewer is … Read More
After almost a decade since its conception, Pieter Hugo‘s new exhibition, Kin, opens this evening. This series of photographs “confronts complex issues of colonization, racial diversity and economic disparity in Hugo’s homeland of South Africa,” according to the Yossi Milo Gallery: Kin is the artist’s personal exploration of South Africa through landscapes, portraits and still life photography. Hugo depicts locations … Read More
Photographer Andrew Russel Coates was one of three first place winners at CCNY’s 2013 National Photography Competition, along with Winona Barton-Ballentine and Curran Hatleberg. Laumont is proud to have produced the pigment printing for Andrew’s project. Juror Justine Kurland viewed over 300 entries for this year’s competition, and explained her decision to pick three first place winners thusly: Rather … Read More