New works by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong and collaborator Judy Chung are on view in the exhibition Cinque Mostre 2019: Δx Displacement at the American Academy in Rome through March 31, 2019. For more information, please visit the American Academy in Rome website.
A new painting by Doron Langberg is on view at the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters on the historic Audubon Terrace in New York, NY, from March 7 - April 7, 2019. For more information, please visit the Academy website.
Photographs from Mark Ruwedel’s series We All Loved Ruscha (15 Apts.) are on view in Mapping Space: Recent Acquisitions in Focus at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, CA, from February 26 - July 14, 2019. For more information, please visit the Getty museum website.
Matthew Brandt’s solo exhibition, Rocks and Eagles, is now on view at the Newark Museum in Newark, NJ. For more information, please visit the Newark Museum website.
Photographs by Alison Rossiter and Mark Ruwedel are on view in The Extended Moment: Fifty Years of Collecting Photographs from National Gallery of Canada at the Morgan Library and Museum through May 26, 2019. For more information, please visit the Morgan Library website.
Paintings by Angela Dufresne are on view in Just My Type: Angela Dufresne at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz, NY, through July 14, 2019. For more information, please visit the Dorsky Museum website.
Yossi Milo Gallery is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new paintings by Doron Langberg in Fall 2019. Langberg’s portraits on canvas capture moments ranging from the ordinary to the deeply personal and private, focusing on queer pleasure, intimacy and friendship. The complete announcement may be viewed here.
Drawings by David Goldes are on view in Growing the Collection: Drawings and Collage, 1960 to Now, an exhibition of recently acquired works on paper, at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) in Minneapolis, MN, from December 22, 2018 – September 1, 2019. For more information, please visit the MIA website.
A solo exhibition by Mark Ruwedel, Westward the Course of Empire, will be on view at the California Historical Society in San Francisco, CA, from March 21 – September 8, 2019. Ruwedel’s masterful photographs depicting abandoned or unfinished railroads throughout North America are being shown to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. For more information, please visit the California Historical Society website.
Photographs by Chris McCaw are on view in The Sheltering Sky at The Palo Alto Art Center in Palo Alto, CA, from January 19 - April 7, 2019. The exhibition, titled after Paul Bowles iconic novel, brings together artists whose practice focuses on the dynamic sky. In conjunction with the show, McCaw will host an artist talk on March 31 at the Lick Observatory in Mounta Hamilton, CA. Other featured artists include Sukey Bryan, Val Britton, Linda Connor and Hiroshi Sugimoto. For more information, please visit the Palo Alto Art Center website.
Yossi Milo Gallery is pleased to announce representation of artist Angela Dufresne along with M+B in Los Angeles. Dufresne’s signature compositions, at once grandiose and humble, imagined and believable, scenic and chaotic, connect widely disparate icons of figuration, landscape, movies and urban tableaux into potent mises en scène. The complete announcement may be viewed here.
Photographs by Matthew Brandt and Alison Rossiter are on view in Look Back: 45 Years of Collecting Photography at the High Museum in Atlanta, GA, from October 14, 2018 – April 14, 2019. The inaugural exhibition in the museum’s new photography galleries also features work by Ilse Bing, Sally Mann, Man Ray and Hiroshi Sugimoto and many others. For more information, please visit the High Museum website.
Markus Brunetti’s FACADES will be included in the exhibition Un Autre Monde Dans Notre Monde (Another World in Our World) at the Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in Marseille, France from March 23 - June 2, 2019. Un Autre Monde focuses on the concept of fantastic realism, bringing together contemporary artworks that reinterpret perception and reality. Other featured artists include Claire Tabouret, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Jim Shaw, Anaïs Tondeur, and Agnes Troublé, aka agnès b. For more information, please visit the FRAC’s website (French).
Alison Rossiter was awarded the 2018 Shpilman International Prize for Excellence in Photography. Created by the Shpilman family, the Shpilman Institute for Photography and the Israel Museum in 2010, the biennial prize was on the theme of “The Last Photograph” and determined by an international jury of five acclaimed professionals in photography. For more information, please visit the Israel Museum website.
Matthew Brandt hosted a one-day photogram workshop on March 9, 2019, at the Newark Museum, NJ. Participants toured Brandt’s solo exhibition, Rocks and Eagles, and create unique photograms with the artist. For more information, please visit the Newark Museum's website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the 2019 edition of The Armory Show, which took place at Piers 92 & 94 from March 7-10, 2019. The gallery presented the work of Nathalie Boutté, Matthew Brandt, Angela Dufresne, Hassan Hajjaj, Pieter Hugo, Simen Johan, Doron Langberg, Chris McCaw, Kyle Meyer, and Meghann Riepenhoff. For more information, please visit the Armory Show website.
Mark Ruwedel is on the shortlist for the 2019 Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize for his current solo exhibition at the Tate Modern, London. An exhibition of the selected finalists’ projects will be on view at The Photographers' Gallery (UK) from March 8 – June 2, 2019, with the winner announced on May 16, 2019. The other shortlisted artists are Laia Abril, Susan Meiselas and Arwed Messmer. For more information please visit the Deutsche Börse website.
Pieter Hugo’s solo exhibition, Aquí se rompió una taza, was on view at Centro Fotográfico Álvarez Bravo in Oaxaca, Mexico, through February 5, 2019, as part of the Crossing Night Festival. Working primarily in Oaxaca in the Spring of 2018, Hugo’s photographs draw inspiration from the mural work of David Alfaro Siqueiros and Mexican folklore. For more information, please visit the Crossing Night website.
Yossi Milo Gallery was pleased to participate in the 2019 Marrakech edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place at La Mamounia, Marrakech, Morocco, from February 23-24, 2019. In a booth designed by Hassan Hajjaj, the gallery presented the work of Nathalie Boutté, Hassan Hajjaj, Kyle Meyer, J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, and Sanlé Sory. For more information, please visit the 1-54 website.
Making a Scene, a solo exhibition of painting and video by Angela Dufresne, was on view at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO, from September 20, 2018 - January 6, 2019. For more information, please visit the Kemper Museum of Art website.
Pieter Hugo’s work was on view in Recent Histories / Contemporary African Photography and Video Art from The Walther Collection at Huis Marseille in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from December 8, 2018 – March 3, 2019. The exhibition includes the work of African artists who respond to the concept of “African” from their distinct, personal perspectives. Other featured artists include Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Délio Jasse, Lebohang Kganye, Sabelo Mlangeni and Zanele Muholi. For more information, please visit the Huis Marseille website2PUOpoG text: Huis Marseille website).
Three large-scale light boxes from Matthew Brandt’s Stepping Stone Falls series were on view in Back to the Future: The 19th Century in the 21st Century, at Mai Manó House, Budapest, Hungary, from February 1 - March 17, 2019. The exhibition juxtaposes experimental photographic works by contemporary artists with those by the medium’s 19th-century pioneers, demonstrating commonalities that link artistic production across centuries. Back to the Future was previously on view at C/O Berlin and Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam in 2018. For more exhibition information, please visit the C/O Berlin website.
The New Yorker contributor Nicolas Niarchos traveled to Burkina Faso to meet Sanlé Sory after seeing the artist's first exhibition at Yossi Milo Gallery in Spring 2018. To read the full story, please visit the The New Yorker website.
A solo exhibition of works by Ezra Stoller was on view at The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography in Moscow, Russia, from September 20, 2018 - February 4, 2019. Pioneers of American Modernism: Ezra Stoller included photographs of public and private architecture and range from his early career in the late 1930s through the 1970s. For more information, please visit the Center’s website.
Photographs from Pieter Hugo’s 1994 and Permanent Error series are on view in Evoking Reality at Daimler Contemporary in Berlin, Germany, from November 24, 2018 – May 5, 2019. The exhibition brings together politically-focused photographs and video from the Daimler Art Collection that forego popular means of representation to construct an ambiguous, critical visualization of global reality. Other featured artists include Jane Alexander, Richard Mosse, Viviane Sassen, Guy Tillim and Maya Zack. For more information, please visit the Daimler Art Collection website.
On December 19, 2018, Alison Rossiter hosted a mid-day walkthrough of Atkins Refracted: Contemporary Works, on view at the New York Public Library through January 6, 2019. Part of the Meet the Artist series presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Rossiter spoke about her unique photographic work on view. For more information, please visit the NYPL website.
Works by Tim Hetherington were on view in War and Peace in Liberia at the Bronx Documentary Center in Bronx, NY, from October 26 – December 16, 2018. The exhibition featured pivotal photographs taken by Hetherington and fellow photojournalist Chris Hondros during the Liberian Civil Wars. For more information, please visit the Bronx Documentary Center website.
The work of Matthew Brandt, Chris McCaw, Meghann Riepenhoff and Mark Ruwedel was on display in Ansel Adams in Our Time at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from December 13, 2018 – February 24, 2019. The exhibition featured Adams’ photographs juxtaposed with those by 19th century photographers who inspired him and works by contemporary photographers influenced by his legacy. Other featured artists include Timothy O’Sullivan, Carleton Watkins, Binh Danh, Catherine Opie and Mark Klett. For more information, please visit the Museum of Fine Arts website.
Recently acquired works by Marco Breuer were on view in Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK, from October 12 – November 12, 2018. The inaugural exhibition in the V&A’s new Photography Centre explored photography as a way of ‘collecting the world’. Other featured artists include Anna Atkins, Walker Evans, Edward Steichen, Cindy Sherman and Hiroshi Sugimoto. For more information, please visit the V&A website.
Mark Ruwedel’s series Ouarzazate was on view at Musée d'Art et de Culture in Marrakech, Morrocco, from November 3 – December 31, 2018. The exhibition featured photographs taken during an artist residency in 2014 and 2016 in the historic desert town and popular filmmaking location of Ouarzazate, Morocco. For more information, please visit the Musée MACMA website.
A solo exhibition of photographs and handmade artist books by Mark Ruwedel was on view at Tate Modern in Bankside, London, United Kingdom, through December 16, 2018. Featuring prints and objects from multiple series, the exhibition highlighted Ruwedel’s distinctive contribution to traditional and contemporary landscape photography, and his systematic, conceptual approach to image making. For more information, please visit the Tate Modern website.
Woven photographs by Kyle Meyer were featured in Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of The Black & Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art, on view at the Mennello Museum in Orlando, Florida, from October 29, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Selected from the collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman, the exhibition included work by artists engaging with poignant issues of race, sexuality and violence within the discourse of the African and Hispanic Diaspora. Other featured artists include Clotilde Jiménez, Ebony G. Patterson and Lamar Peterson. For more information, please visit the Mennello Museum website.
Unique works by Meghann Riepenhoff and Alison Rossiter were view in Anna Atkins Refracted: Contemporary Works at the New York Public Library in New York City, from September 28, 2018 – January 6, 2019. Taking place in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, the exhibition featured contemporary works that reflect Atkins’ innovative approach to image-making. Other featured artists include Katherine Hubbard, Owen Kydd, Penelope Umbrico and Ellen Zeigler. A companion exhibition of original works by Atkins was also on view from October 19 – 2016 through January 16, 2019. For more information, please visit the New York Public Library website.
Work by Pieter Hugo was on view at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China as part of the 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial/1st Beizhen International Photography Festival from September 28 – November 28, 2018. Confusing Public and Private, the brand exhibition at CAFA Art Museum, presented a thematically and geographically diverse gathering of works exploring the influence of photography on constructions of history, social reality and the self. Other featured artists included Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, Gayatri Ganju, Zanele Muholi, Viviane Sassen and Shen Wei, and others. For more information, please visit the CAFA Museum website.
Yossi Milo Gallery, in collaboration with Radius Books, released Meghann Riepenhoff’s debut monograph in Fall 2018. Littoral Drift + Ecotone offers a comprehensive look at Riepenhoff’s dynamic cyanotypes, made in collaboration with elements such as rain, ocean waves, sediment and icicles. For more information, please visit the gallery’s Publications page.
Ian Bourland's review of John Chiara's Fall 2018 solo exhibition, Pike Slip to Sugar Hill, can be viewed in Artforum's Critics' Picks section here.
Mark Ruwedel’s publication, Ouarzazate, was released by MACK, London, in October 2018. The monograph features Ruwedel’s photographs taken during an artist residency in 2014 and 2016 in the historic desert town and popular filmmaking location of Ouarzazate, Morocco. Typically working in the deserts of the American West, Ruwedel continues his exploration of contemporary ruins on the other side of the globe. For more information, please visit the MACK website.
Luc Sante's full essay and a portfolio of new work by John Chiara can be viewed on The New York Times Magazine website.
Photographs by Sanlé Sory were featured in Collective Recollection, on view at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence, RI, from July 26, 2018 – January 19, 2019. This exhibition included nearly 60 artworks that challenge viewers to question who has the ability to represent identity within photographs throughout history. Other featured artists includes Susan Meiselas, Gordon Parks, and Aaron Siskind. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website.
Pieter Hugo's photographs were on view in Civilization: The Way We Live Now, presented by the National Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art (NMMCA) and Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography (FEP) in Seoul, Korea, from October 17, 2018 – February 17, 2019. The exhibition features works by over 100 artists, including Katy Grannan, Lauren Greenfield, An-My Lê and Thomas Struth, and will travel to Beijing, Melbourne, and Marseille following its run at the NMMCA. For more information, please visit the NMMCA website. For future dates and locations, please visit the FEP website.
Works by Chris McCaw were featured in 10,000 Fahrenheit at the San Francisco Arts Commission in San Francisco, CA, from September 14 - December 8, 2018. Building on the idea that the sun’s surface is inherently intangible, 10,000 Fahrenheit featured works by artists that use the sun, light, or heat to explore other intangible subjects such as memory and the passage of time. In conjunction with the exhibition, McCaw joined artist William Lamson and curator Meg Schiff in conversation on October 26, 2018. For more information, please visit the Arts Commission’s website.
Yossi Milo Gallery was pleased to participate in the 22nd edition of Paris Photo, taking place at the Grand Palais from November 8 - 11, 2018. The gallery presented the work of Nathalie Boutté, Ben Cauchi, Hassan Hajjaj, Chris McCaw, Kyle Meyer, Meghann Riepenhoff, Alison Rossiter, Sanlé Sory and Kohei Yoshiyuki. For more information, please visit the Paris Photo website.
Work by Alison Rossiter were featured in Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art, on view at Tate Modern from May 2 – October 14, 2018. Presenting works by 20th and 21st century artists, the exhibition examines the symbiotic role of photography in the development of abstract art. Other featured artists include Carl Andre, Georges Braque, Barbara Kasten, László Moholy-Nagy, Sigmar Polke, Bridget Riley and Thomas Ruff. For more information, please visit the Tate Modern website.
Meghann Riepenhoff was named a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. Riepenhoff’s work questions the nature of our relationships to the landscape, images, time, and impermanence. For more information, please visit the Guggenheim Foundation website: https://bit.ly/2v3npJQ.
Matthew Brandt’s Bridges Over Flint, 2016, was featured in Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases at the Detroit Institute of Arts through September 23, 2018. Brandt’s suite of 24 of gelatin silver photographs processed with tap water from Flint, Michigan comments on environmental and political concerns in the city of Flint. The artist also spoke at DIA on October 25, 2018, following the exhibition. For more information, please visit the Detroit Institute of Arts website.
Works from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s Horizons and Cities series were on view in Life and Dreams: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Media Art at The Walther Collection in Neu Ulm, Germany, from May 13, 2018 – November 30, 2019. Life and Dreams, curated by the International Center of Photography’s Christopher Phillips, presented works from the collection that demonstrate the prominence of photography and media in contemporary Chinese art. Other featured artists include Song Dong, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Zhang Huan, Zhang Peili and Ai Weiwei. For more information, please visit the Walther Collection website.
Works from two of Mark Ruwedel’s series; Crossings and Fort Irwin, were on view in a solo exhibition Mark Ruwedel: Recent Selected Photographs at CSA Space in Vancouver, BC, from September 1st – October 7th, 2018. Ruwedel’s photographs depict signs of surveillance, migration, and conflict in the deserts of the United States. For more information, please visit the CSA Space website.
Matthew Brandt, Marco Breuer, John Chiara, Chris McCaw, Meghann Riepenhoff, Mark Ruwedel and Alison Rossiter at Denver Art Museum
Works by Matthew Brandt, Marco Breuer, John Chiara, Chris McCaw, Meghann Riepenhoff, Alison Rossiter and Mark Ruwedel were included in New Territory: Landscape Photography Today, on view at Denver Art Museum from June 24 – September 16, 2018. Challenging Terrain gathers photographic works by international artists that demonstrate unconventional and innovative new approaches to representing the landscape in photography. In advance of this exhibition, Alison Rossiter spoke at the Museum on November 17, 2017. Other featured artists include Gary Emrich, David Maisel, Abelardo Morell and Penelope Umbrico. For more information, please visit the Denver Art Museum website.
A solo exhibition of works by Simen Johan was on view at Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden, from June 15 – September 23, 2018. Until the Kingdom Comes featured large-scale works made using Johan’s distinctive process of seamlessly integrating photos of diverse animals and environments. For more information, please visit the Fotografiska website.
A solo exhibition of work by Pieter Hugo, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, was on view at Museu Coleção Berardo in Lisbon, Portugal, from July 4 – October 7, 2018. The exhibition, comprised of works from multiple series, including KIN, The Hyena and Other Men, Permanent Error and 1994, was previously on view at the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte (MKK) in Dortmund and the Kunstmuseum in Wolfsburg, Germany. For more information, please visit the Museu Coleção Berardo website: https://bit.ly/2NOnq9K
New York Times writer Martha Schwendener reviewed ‘Volta Photo’, describing how “gathered together in this impressive show”, Sanlé Sory’s portraits represent “the optimism and energy of youth, but also a new, hopeful nation.” To read the full article, please visit the The New York Times website.
Photographs by Ezra Stoller were on view at the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, TN from July 20 – October 28, 2018. Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture explores the ways in which American and European architectural photography have transformed our vision and concept of architecture from the 1920’s to the present. The group exhibition included works by photographers such as Berenice Abbott, Lewis Baltz, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Ruff, Julius Shulman and Hiroshi Sugimoto, among others. This exhibition was organized by Therese Lichtenstein for the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY, where it was previously on view. For more information, please visit the Frist Art Museum website.
Cyanotypes by Meghann Riepenhoff were on view in Printstallations at the San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art in San Jose, CA, from February 24 - June 10, 2018. The exhibition presented the work of artists who experiment in the print medium and create artworks that materialize in large-scale installations. Other featured artists include Kyoko Fischer, Pantea Karimi and Sarah Sanford. For more information, please visit the San Jose ICA website
In celebration of Sanlé Sory’s debut gallery exhibition, Yossi Milo Gallery and Tezeta are proud to announce the publication of Volta Photo, a limited edition catalog of Sory’s iconic studio portraiture dating from the 1960s – 80s. Featuring never before seen images curated from the photographer’s archive of vintage negatives, Volta Photo is produced in a limited run of 500 copies. A special edition of 100 within the overall set includes a signed and numbered gelatin silver print. For more information, please visit the Publications page.
Photographs from Doug Rickard’s series A New American Picture were on view in [Space] Street. Life. Photography. Seven Decades of Street Photography at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany, from June 8 – October 21, 2018. The exhibition presented the work of 52 photographers who are revisiting and redefining the practice of street photography as a departure from Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment”. Other featured photographers include Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, Mohamed Bourouissa and Ahn Jun. For more information, please visit the Triennial of Photography Hamburg website.
Meghann Riepenhoff discussed the process involved in creating her cyanotypes at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, on October 18, 2018. The talk was held in conjunction with the exhibition Object Lessons: Photography at Cornell, 1869-2018, on view at the Johnson Museum of Art from September 6 – December 23, 2018. For more information, please visit the University’s website.
Photographs by Mark Ruwedel were on view in The Extended Moment: Fifty Years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario, from May 4 – September 16, 2018. The exhibition featured over 175 photographs from the Gallery’s collection, juxtaposing historic and contemporary imagery made using a variety of photographic techniques. Other featured artists include Julia Margaret Cameron, Lynne Cohen and Zhang Huan. For more information, please visit the National Gallery of Canada website.
Photographs by Andrew Bush and Pieter Hugo were included in Shop It!, an exhibition at the Haifa Museum of Art in Israel, on view from July 22, 2018 – January 20, 2019. Featuring artists whose work attempts to critique and reject contemporary trends of capitalism and commodification in an era of viral dissemination via the internet, the show also included photographs by Ron Amir, Ilona Balaga, Wolfgang Tillmans, Addie Wagenknecht and others. For more information, please visit the Haifa Museum of Art website.
Photographs from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s History Images series were on view in Extreme: Territories at the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, Eschborn, Germany, from May 25 – September 28, 2018. The exhibition featured the work of five photographers who document international regions of tumultuous social and economic change, capturing the areas’ dramatic shifts of residents and architecture. Other featured artists include Christoph Bangert, the team of Anne Heinlein, Göran Gnaudschun, Gregor Sailer and Guy Tillim. For more information, please visit the 2018 Ray Fotografieprojekte website.
In a preview of the artist's first United States exhibition, Chris Bonanos reviewed Sanlé Sory in New York Magazine. To read the full article, please visit the New York Magazine website.
Meghann Riepenhoff lead a special workshop at the Penumbra Foundation in New York City on October 21, 2018. Riepenhoff discussed her unique cyanotypes, bookmaking practice, and new monograph Littoral Drift + Ecotone. Participants learned to make their own cyanotypes and explore other alternative photographic techniques. For more information, please visit the Penumbra Foundation website.
Photographs by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong were on view in s.m.a.r.t Paths Towards Sustainability at the Real Jardín Botánico in Madrid, Spain, from June 7 – August 26, 2018. Organized for the 20th edition of PHotoESPAÑA, the exhibition presented the work of 8 international photographers who are investigating human impact on the environment. Other featured artists include Thierry Cohen, María Primo, and Naoya Hatakeyama. For more information, please visit the Photo España website.
Alison Rossiter was awarded a 2018 PDN Photobook Award for her first monograph, Expired Paper, co-published by Yossi Milo Gallery and Radius Books. The comprehensive book features stunning reproductions of Rossiter's expiremental works made using expired photographic papers. For more information about the award, please visit the PDN Photo Annual Website. More information about Rossiter's book, Expired Paper, can be found on our Publications page.
Ambrotypes by Ben Cauchi were displayed in Strangers, at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery on view from May 11 – August 19, 2018, at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery in Dunedin, New Zealand. Curated by James Hope, the exhibition of photographs explored the realm of the ‘uncanny’ and unfamiliar through figurate subjects that create a sense of unease. Strangers featured works by Wayne Barrar, Christine Webster and several other New Zealand-based artists. For more information, please visit the Dunedin Gallery website.
A comprehensive, multi-sensory solo exhibition featuring over 100 photographs by Sanlé Sory was on view at Art Institute Chicago from April 27 through August 19, 2018. In addition to photographs, Volta Photo: Starring Sanlé Sory and the People of Bobo-Dioulasso in the Small but Musically Mighty Country of Burkina Faso included props and backdrops from the artist’s Bobo-Dioulasso studio, and the music of his West African collaborators. A catalog of the exhibition will be published by Steidl and will include a compilation album. For more information, please visit the Art Institute website.
John Chiara lead a two-day photography workshop, Experimenting with Photography, at Aperture Foundation in New York City, September 8-9, 2018. Chiara, known for making large-scale photographs taken with hand constructed cameras, guided participants on making their own unique images using a variety of equipment and techniques. For more information, please visit the Aperture Foundation website.
Roberta Smith of The New York Times reviewed 'Markus Brunetti: FACADES - Grand Tour', describing how Brunetti's photographic collages “convey how the cathedrals once sat [...] above their towns like large, protective beasts.” For Smith’s full review, please visit the New York Times website.
Yossi Milo Gallery was pleased to participate in the London edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place at Somerset House on the Strand, from October 4 - 7. The gallery presented the work of Kyle Meyer, Pieter Hugo, and Sanlé Sory. For more information, please visit the 1-54 website.
Meghann Riepenhoff gave a lecture at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA, on September 27, 2018 as part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival. The artist discussed the evolution of her unique process creating large-scale cyanotypes in nature. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website.
To view the full feature and a portfolio of new work, please visit the Libération website.
Work by Pieter Hugo is on view in the exhibition In This Imperfect Present Moment at the Seattle Art Museum, in Seattle, Washington, from July 21, 2018 – June 16, 2019. The exhibition features 15 artists whose work has received global recognition for approaching topics of religion, political power and portraiture in original ways. Other featured artists include Igshann Adams, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Amy Sherald and Mikhael Subotzky. For more information, please visit the Seattle Art Museum website.
Work from Pieter Hugo’s Permanent Error was on view in Labor and Materials at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas, from January – November 2018. This exhibition featured works by artists capturing the dramatic economic and social changes caused by global advances in technology and infrastructure, including Katrin Korfmann, Serge Alain Nitegeka and Marina Zurkow. For more information, please visit the 21c Museum Hotel website.
Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong was awarded a 2018 fellowship from The American Academy in Rome. The academy awards the Rome Prize to a select group of artists and scholars to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. For more information please visit the American Academy in Rome website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, in Long Island City, NY, from September 21-23, 2018. The gallery premiered Meghann Riepenhoff’s first monograph, Littoral Drift + Ecotone, co-published by Yossi Milo Gallery and Radius Books, in addition to featuring Sanlé Sory’s limited edition book of portraits taken in Burkina Faso through the 1960s-1980s, Studio Volta Photo. Alison Rossiter’s award-winning catalog, Expired Paper, will be available and on display with a selection of rare, out-of-print publications. For more information, please visit the NYABF website.
Photographs from Pieter Hugo’s series The Hyena and Other Men were included in Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins at the Barbican Centre in London, UK, from February 28 – May 27, 2018. The works in the exhibition focus on disenfranchised communities and the identities of those living on the outskirts of society. Other featured artists include Paz Erraruiz, Mary Elllen Mark and Dayanita Singh. For more information, please visit the Barbican website.
Multi-media works by Matthew Brandt are on view in Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art at 21c Museum Hotel in Oklahoma City from April 2018 - February 2019. The exhibition featured a broad spectrum of artists investigating celebrity, commerce, and the media to suggest an evolving definition of ‘Pop.’ Other featured artists include Nick Cave, Hassan Hajjaj and Mickalene Thomas. For more information, please visit the 21c website.
Alison Rossiter’s camera-less photographs were on view in The Beauty of Lines: Masterpieces from the Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection from January 31 – May 6, 2018 at the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland. The exhibition presented a selection of historic and contemporary masterpieces from the collection that underscore the power of the photographic line. Other featured artists include Berenice Abbott, Edward Burtynsky, Walker Evans, Robert Mapplethorpe and Hiroshi Sugimoto. For more information, please visit the Musée de l’Elysée website.
Book works by Doug Rickard and Mark Ruwedel were on view in American Surfaces and the Photobook, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City through May 28, 2018. The exhibition, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Stephen Shore and comprised of objects from the MoMA collection, saluted the evolution of the photobook medium. Other featured artists include Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Sally Mann, Richard Misrach and Ed Ruscha. For more information, please visit the MoMA website.
Andrea K. Scott of The New Yorker reviewed 'Markus Brunetti: FACADES - Grand Tour', urging visitors to "consider the countless anonymous stonemasons, wood-carvers, ironworkers, tile setters, gilders, sculptors, and stained-glass makers whose painstaking work he memorializes." To read Scott's full article, please visit the New Yorker website.
A solo exhibition of works by Simen Johan was on view at the Center for Photography in Yekaterinburg, through February 2018, marking the artist’s first solo exhibition in Russia. The Center has currently installed multiple exhibitions around the theme of wildlife photography, with works by Johan spanning multiple galleries. For more information, please visit the Center for Photography website.
Unique photographs by Ben Cauchi and Alison Rossiter were on view in Runes: Photography and Decipherment from February 2 – March 11, 2018. Curated by Justine Varga and Geoffrey Batchen, the exhibition included historical and contemporary photography ranging from vernacular to abstract. Other featured artist include Danica Chappell, Anne Ferran, William Henry Fox Talbot and Man Ray. For more information, please visit the CCP website.
A work from Matthew Brandt’s LCD series was on view in “A Fire That No Water Could Put Out”: Civil Rights Photography at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA, from September 18, 2017 – April 29, 2018. The work, which recreates an image from the 2014 unrest in Ferguson, MO, is highlighted among many historical and contemporary Civil Rights photographs from the High collection. Other featured artists include David Alekhuogie, Doris Derby, James E. Hinton, Charles Moore and Steve Schapiro. For more information, please visit the High Museum of Art website.
Pieter Hugo gave an artist talk at MAST, Bologna, in Italy, on November 29, 2017. The lecture, entitled Staged Realities, was part of a series of talks related to the exhibition Lavoro in movimento at the MAST Foundation. For more information, please visit the website.
Photographs by John Chiara will be on view in New Southern Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, LA, from October 6, 2018 – March 10, 2019. The exhibition brings together 25 contemporary artists that representing the diversity of photographic output occurring in the American South. Other featured artists include Maury Gortemiller, Nancy Newberry, Whitten Sabbatini and Ramell Ross. For more information, please visit the Odgen Museum website.
From December 2017 through April 15, 2018, Tree photographs by Myoung Ho Lee were displayed as part of the inaugural National Gallery of Victoria Triennial. The triennial brings together artists working in disciplines including photography, design, and architecture. Other featured artists include Olaf Breuning, Nick Cave, Yayoi Kusama, Ron Mueck and Paulina Ołowska. For more information, please visit the National Gallery of Victoria website.
John Chiara’s first book, John Chiara: California, was launched by Aperture on November 20, 2017, with an artist talk and book signing. The monograph includes landscape and architectural photographs taken in the artist’s hometown of San Francisco and other locations along the Pacific Coast, with an essay by J. Paul Getty Museum curator Virginia Heckert. For more information, please visit the Aperture website.
Photographs from Jacob Aue Sobol’s most recent body of work, and corresponding catalog, Road of Bones, were on view at Leica Gallery, Milano, from November 14, 2017 – January 13, 2018. The series consists of poignant images captured in desolate locations throughout the artist’s travels along Siberia’s notorious Kolyma Highway. The series was first exhibited at Photo London from May 17-21, 2017 and then traveled to Museum Botanique, Brussels, 2018 and Leica Gallery, Bologna, April 5 – May 28, 2018, following the exhibition in Milan. For more information, please visit the Naarden Fotofestival website.
Work by Pieter Hugo was featured in the group exhibition Dangerous Art, on view at the Haifa Museum of Art, in Israel, from November 11, 2017 – April 14, 2018. Comprised of multiple solo and group exhibitions, Dangerous Art revolves around international economic, social and cultural issues, and the manifestation of these issues in contemporary art. Other featured artists include Elodie Abergel, Bilha Aharoni, Barbara Kruger, Tracey Moffatt, Abel Pann, Miron Sima and Jakob Steinhardt. For more information, please visit the Haifa Museum of Art website.
A new monograph by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong, Paris, Novembre, was published in Summer 2018 by Steidl. The artist, who was in Paris on November 13, 2015, documented the streets of the city in the wake of the coordinated terrorist attacks that evening. Containing 20 powerful photographs, Paris, Novembre, is an unfamiliar portrait of the city following the traumatic event. For more information, please visit the Steidl website.
Radius Books, in collaboration with Yossi Milo Gallery, released a limited edition book of expired paper prints by Alison Rossiter on September 26, 2017. The artist’s first monograph, Expired Paper offers a comprehensive look at Rossiter’s cameraless works made with expired gelatin silver papers, with text by Leah Ollman and a separate booklet cataloguing early 20th-century photographic paper packages collected by the artist over the past 10 years. The book has been shortlisted for "2017 PhotoBook of the Year" by the PhotoBook Awards, presented by the Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo. For more information, please visit the Artbook website.
David Goldes’ monograph, Electricities, published by Damiani, is now available. The new book features Goldes’ photographic still lifes based on 19th century electrical experimentation, with an essay by David Campany. Signed copies of the book are currently available at the gallery, following a book signing on December 14, 2017. A limited edition of 25 copies featuring a signed, original silver gelatin print are also available from the publisher. For more information, please visit the Artbook website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the New York edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, NY, from May 4 - 6, 2018. The Gallery presented the work of Nathalie Boutté, Pieter Hugo, Kyle Meyer and Sanlé Sory. For more information, please visit the 1-54 website.
The Penumbra Foundation hosted a lecture by Alison Rossiter on February 20, 2018, at 7pm as part of its Spring 2018 Artist Series. Curated by Programs Coordinator Leandro Villaro, the Penumbra Artist Series offers a dynamic environment for featured artists and scholars to present their recent work to the public as they discuss their evolving practices and guiding philosophies. For more information, please visit the Penumbra Foundation website.
John Chiara spoke at Medium Festival of Photography in San Diego, CA, on October 28, 2017. Chiara gave an overview of his recent work and described the intensive process of creating his unique photographs. For more information, please visit the Medium website.
Photographs from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s iconic series The Park were on view at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) from October 19, 2017 through February 14, 2018. Histórias da sexualidade (Histories of Sexuality) featured diverse representations of the topic through different periods, territories and media. Exploring themes of fertility, religion, voyeurism, gender, feminism and the economy of sex, the exhibition included some 250 works from artists such as Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, and Louise Bourgeois, among others. For more information, please visit the MASP website.
The North Carolina Museum of Art, in Raliegh, NC, hosted a keynote lecture by Matthew Brandt on October 18, 2017, as part of the Click! Photography Festival. Matthew’s talk addressed his use of historic and experimental processes to create his work, including the Lakes and Reservoirs, Honeybees, Taste Tests, Trees, Night Skies, La Brea, and Wai ‘anae series. For more event information, please visit the North Carolina Museum of Art website.
The Penumbra Foundation hosted a guest lecture by Matthew Brandt on October 10, 2017, at 7pm as part of its Fall 2017 Artist Series. Curated by Programs Coordinator Leandro Villaro, the Penumbra Artist Series offers a dynamic environment for featured artists to present their recent work to the public as they discuss their evolving studio practices and guiding philosophies. For more information, please visit the Penumbra Foundation website.
Works from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s Cities series were on view at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum from October 1, 2017 to April 22, 2018. Curated by Lillian Lambrechts from the Bank of America Collection, Shared Space: A New Era presents photographs and video from 1987 through the present, exploring new phases of globalization coinciding with the growing impact of technology over the past 30 years. For more information, please visit the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum website.
Mark Ruwedel’s latest monograph, Dog Houses, was published in October 2017 by August Editions, New York. Photographed over a 10-year period, the new book features a wide variety of canine shelters documented by the artist in Southern California and surrounding states. For more information, please visit the RAM Publications’ website.
Nevet Yitzhak’s video installation, WarCraft, was on view at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art’s sixth Asian Art Biennial, Negotiating the Future, from September 30, 2017 – February 25, 2018. Curated by Kenji Kubota (Japan), Ade Darmawan (Indonesia), Wassan Al-Khudhairi (Iraq) and Hsiao-Yu Lin (Taiwan), works in the biennial explore address conflict and tension, as well as new visions for the future. For more informationFor more information, please visit the website of Universes in Universe.
Photographs from David Goldes’ series Electro-graph, Snake in the Garden and Electricity were on view in Electricities at Spazio Damiani in Bologna, Italy from September 29, 2017 – January 26, 2018. The exhibition consisted of sixteen images of electric energy in transmission through various materials and objects; highlighting its properties and the lyricism of some of its applications. Goldes monograph, Electricities, was published in conjunction with the exhibition. For more information, please visit the Spazio Damiani website.
Photographs by Alessandra Sanguinetti were included in Framing Community: Magnum Photos, 1947-Present, taking place at The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College from September 28 - November 26, 2017. Curated by Professor Maria Antonella Pelizzari, along with MFA Candidates in the Hunter College Curatorial Studies Program, the group exhibition celebrated Magnum Photos’ 70 years of commitment to community and humanist values. Additional artists included Henri Cartier-Bresson, Peter van Agtmael, Alec Soth, Gilles Peress, among many other photographers. For more information, please visit the Magnum Photos website.
Photographs from Doug Rickard’s A New American Picture series were included in The Photographic I: The Pull of the World, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.) in Ghent, Belgium from September 23, 2017 through January 7, 2018. A survey of the photographic medium, the exhibition examined the current status of the documentary image, including photographs by Lewis Baltz, Tina Barney, Mohammed Bourouissa, Roni Horn, Malick Sidibé and Wolfgang Tillmans. For more information, please visit the S.M.A.K. website.
John Chiara was the keynote speaker at the Filter Photo Festival at Columbia College in Chicago, IL on September 22, 2017. The Festival, an annual multiday celebration of contemporary photography, included workshops, lectures, exhibition receptions, and portfolio reviews. For more information, please visit the Filter Photo Festival website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 from September 21-24, 2017. The gallery launched Alison Rossiter’s monograph, Expired Paper, co-published by Radius Books and Yossi Milo Gallery. Books by other gallery artists included signed copies of monographs by Matthew Brandt, Markus Brunetti, Pieter Hugo, Simen Johan, Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong, Chris McCaw, Jacob Aue Sobol, Alessandra Sanguinetti and Takashi Yasumura; and a selection of rare, out-of-print publications. For more information, please visit the NYABF website.
Photographs from Alessandra Sanguinetti’s series, On the Sixth Day, were included in the exhibition Photography in Argentina, 1850–2010: Contradiction and Continuity at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, CA, from September 16, 2017 – January 28, 2018. As part of Pacific Standard Time’s statewide exhibition series, LA/LA, and featuring more than sixty artists, the exhibition examined the role photography has played in building Argentina’s complex aesthetic and cultural histories over the past 150 years. For more information, please visit the Pacific Standard Time website.
A solo exhibition of cyanotypes by Meghann Riepenhoff were on view at the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor from September 15 – December 22, 2017. Littoral Drift Nearshore: Meghann Riepenhoff featured a selection of works created in 2017, including a multi-print installation measuring more than 6 x 10 feet. For more information, please visit the Museum’s website.
Tree works by Myoung Ho Lee were featured in Visions of Nature, on view from September 13, 2017 – February 18, 2018 at Kunst Haus Wien in Germany. Visions of Nature contains photography and video artworks that examine the relationship between humans and the natural world. Other featured artists include Jennifer Colten, Michael Goldgruber, Andreas Gursky, Roni Horn, Michael Höpfner, Claudia Märzendorfer, Ola Lanko, Simone Nieweg, Donna Ong and Anna Reivilä. For more information, please visit the Kunst Haus Wien website.
Works by Pieter Hugo and Tim Hetherington were featured in Tell It Like It Is – or Could Be at the Mead Art Museum of Amherst College in Massachusetts, on view from September 12 – December 31, 2017. Curated by David E. Little, the exhibition presented a new genre of large-scale color photography depicting history and contemporary experience from unconventional perspectives. Also included in the show are photographs by Stan Douglas, Zackary Drucker, Boris Mikhailov, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Tim Parchikov and Cindy Sherman. For more information, please visit the Mead Museum of Art website.
From September 6 - 20, 2017, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb presented a solo exhibition of work by Pieter Hugo as part of the annual Organ Vida International Photography Festival in Zagreb, Croatia. Verisimilar Worlds, The West African Works, 2005-2010 featured three of the artist’s most celebrated series, Nollywood, Permanent Error and The Hyena and Other Men, all of which depict life on the periphery of West African societies. Prior to the opening reception, Pieter participated in a public talk with Sean O’Hagan, a photography critic for the Guardian and Observer. For more information and the full schedule of events, please visit the Organ Vida Festival website.
A solo exhibition of work by Myoung Ho Lee was on view at the Savina Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, Korea from August 31 – September 29, 2017. Camera Obscura, Camera Lucida and The Between or The Beyond includes work from the artist’s Tree series. For more information, please visit the Savina Museum website.
Work by Marco Breuer was presented in Abstract Photography from the Permanent Collection at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, NY, through October 2017. The exhibition presented works by seven artists whose abstractions serve as physical records of the artists’ actions rather than capturing decisive moments in time. Other featured artists include Ellen Carey, Tim Davis, Ralph Gibson, Arthur Siegel, Aaron Siskind, and James Welling. For more information, please visit the center’s website.
Meghann Riepenhoff’s Littoral Drift Continuum #10 was featured in re:collection at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago from July 13 - October 1, 2017. Drawn from the MoCP’s archive and recent acquisitions, the exhibition highlighted the shifting interpretations of photographs when images are viewed in relation to one another. Other featured artists included An-My Lê, Rachel Papo, Christian Patterson, Alison Ruttan, Guillaume Simoneau and Angela Strassheim. For more information, please visit the MoCP website.
Chris McCaw’s Sunburned GSP#710 (Pacific Ocean), 2013, was included in Sea Views at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, on view from June 17 through September 17, 2017. Drawing from more than 35 seascape photographs in the Museum’s permanent collection, the group exhibition also included works by Viviane Sassen, Chip Hooper, Franco Fontana, Jo Ractliffe and Simon van Til. For more information, please visit the Rijksmuseum website.
Multiple works by Meghann Riepenhoff were featured in Women in Photography, on view at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in Washington from June 24 – October 1, 2017. The exhibition emphasized female contributions to the field, focusing on ten women artists from the Puget Sound region. Other featured artists included Megumi Shauna Arai, Marsha Burns, Janet Neuhauser and Heather Boose Weiss. For more information, please visit the Bainbridge Island Art Museum website.
Photographs by Kohei Yoshiyuki and Doug Rickard were displayed in AnonymX: The End of the Privacy Era, at the Haifa Museum of Art in Israel, from February 18 - October 15, 2017. Themes of exhibitionism, voyeurism and surveillance in the works on view raise ethical questions about privacy and exposure. Other artists included in the exhibition are Dara Birnbaum, Alison Jackson, Cammie Toloui and Pavel Wolberg. For more information, please visit the Haifa Museum of Art website.
Works from Markus Brunetti’s FACADES series were on view in Le ciel devant soi in the former refectory of Couvent des Jacobins in Toulouse, France. On view from June 1 - September 17, 2017, the exhibition focused on photographic artists who document and examine diverse places of worship. Curated by David Lemaire of the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, the exhibition also included work by Fabrice Fouillet, Christof Klute, Aglaïa Konrad, Angèle Laissue, Cyril Porchet, David Spero and Eric Tabuchi. For more information, please visit the Couvent des Jacobins website.
Works by Pieter Hugo, J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere and Malick Sidibé were included in AFRICA: Telling a World, on view at Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea (PAC) in Milan, Italy from June 27 – September 11, 2017. 33 contemporary artists including Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro, Seydou Keïta, Donna Kukama and Zanele Muholi were featured in the exhibition. For more information, please visit the PAC Milano website.
Photographs from Kohei Yoshiyuki’s series The Park were exhibited in Modes of Behavior Towards People When Affection Plays a Part: Klein Collection, on view from July 15 – November 5, 2017 at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart in Germany. The exhibition, titled after a recently acquired Anna Oppermann work, presented select works from the collection of Alison and Peter W. Klein, including works by Louise Bourgeois, Katharina Hinsberg, Candida Höfer, Franziska Holstein, Anselm Kiefer and Ulrike Rosenbach. For more information, please visit the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart website.
Spuren, a solo exhibition of works by Alison Rossiter was on view at Station Kasseler Fotoforum, in Kassel, Germany from July 21 - August 12, 2017. Coinciding with documenta14, the show included selectively developed works and “latent” prints from the artist’s archive. For more informationFor more information, please visit the Kasseler Fotoforum website (German).
Photographs by Ezra Stoller were on view in Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon from May 13 – September 3, 2017. The group exhibition surveyed two dozen projects by architect John Yeon and included architectural photographs by Stoller, Maynard Parker and Roger Sturtevant. For more information, please visit the Portland Museum of Art website.
A solo exhibition of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s complete set of vintage prints from Chris Killip’s In Flagrante series was on view in Now/Then: Chris Killip and the Making of "In Flagrante" from May 23 – August 13, 2017. The exhibition presented the fifty photographs from the series, originally published as a landmark photobook in 1988. A selection of works from the artist’s related projects, Seacoal and Skinningrove, and maquettes, contact sheets, work prints and archival material drawn from the artist’s studio were also exhibited. For more information, please visit the J. Paul Getty Museum website.
Works by Matthew Brandt and Chris Killip were on view in the exhibition A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection, at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from May 6 - October 1, 2017. Other artists from the museum’s collection featured in the exhibition include Ansel Adams, Adolphe Braun, Anne Brigman, Lee Friedlander, Nikki S. Lee and T. R. Williams. For more information, please visit the MFA Houston website.
Photographs by Ezra Stoller were on view at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center from April 26 – August 21, 2017. Featuring additional works by Paul Rand, Charles and Ray Eames, Ettore Sottsass, Dieter Rams, and others, Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World, 1950–1975 explored the groundbreaking work of mid-century modern designers and their relationships with top management in the large corporations for which they worked. For more information, please visit the Cantor Arts Center website.