pdn PHOTOPLUS seminar featuring Philippe Laumont

UV art printing
in conversation with Henry WilhelmAt this years pdn photoplus expo our very own Philippe Laumont will be in conversation with Henry Wilhelm discussing the latest very large format printing technologies. With our amazing new UV printer we are able to print lengths up to 9 and a half feet on a wide variety of surfaces! Come by the expo on Friday October 23rd, ... Read More

Milagros de la Torre featured in SVA i3 Lecture Series

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

Per-Anders Pettersson Releases Book & Speaks with Vogue

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

Carrie Mae Weems Wins MacArthur Genius Grant

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

3 Season-Opening Gallery Shows

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

Pieter Hugo’s “Kin” Opens at Yossi Milo

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

“Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life” at the International Center of Photography

This Friday, September 14th, the International Center of Photography is opening their new exhibition, Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life. The entire museum will display approximately 500 photographs, artworks, films, videos, periodicals, posters, and documents together as a way to depict the impact of one of the most influential movements in the 20th century. … Read More

Takeshi Murata’s “Synthesizers” at Salon 94 Bowery

It is with great pleasure that we announce the most recent solo exhibition for video and digital artist, Takeshi Murata. “Synthesizers” opens this Thursday, September 13th, with a reception from 6-9pm at Salon 94 Bowery in New York. The Pigment and Mounting departments at Laumont worked closely with Murata to produce large-scale prints of his digital compositions for this exhibition. … Read More

Laumont Master Printer Advises Photographers on Making Exhibition-Quality Prints

“Are there things you think photographers could do better in order to work with their printer on getting their fine-artprints to look the way they want?”    Last week, Photo District News Magazine  requested a Q&A session with Laumont’s own Master Printer, Shamus Clisset. The interview that resulted is full of practical measures artists can take to improve the quality … Read More