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SIMPLICITY AND PHOTOGRAPHIC IMMEDIATENESS – Max Dupain and his desire to give life to the inanimate

Photographing Sydney’s emerging modernist architecture As a gift, he received his first camera in 1924. Born in Sydney (New South Wales, Australia) in April 1911, Australian photographer Max Dupain https://www.maxdupain.com.au/ developed a photographic style aimed at the use of geometric shapes in architecture and industry. From his first photographic shots, his attention was attract by the opportunity to use the …

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THE HYBRID AESTHETICISM OF A PHOTOGRAPHER, RIDING THE RIO GRANDE – Rubén Ortiz Torres, Mexican visual artist who draws on Zapata, Disney and punk culture

Expressions of art, between tropics’s utopia and complexities of the present Through sporting images and portraits of Mexican heroes, his work draws on visual sources concerning two nations. Born in 1964 in Mexico City, the Mexican photographer, painter and director Rubén Ortiz Torres https://visarts.ucsd.edu/people/faculty/rub%C3%A9n-ortiz-torres.html created, among other things, a video installation entitled Alien Toy, included in the 1997 show InSite in …

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THE MAN WHO PHOTOGRAPHS THE SOUL OF POWER – Platon Antoniou and the photographic art of mental sharpness

When a portrait defines who you are photographing He has exhibited his portraits in the most famous photo galleries in the world, worked for a periodical of American politics and culture, shooting portraits for many newspapers, even winning the first prize of the World Press Photo Contest 2008 https://www.amazon.com/Platons-Republic-Platon/dp/071484408X. Living part of the system in New York, he too used …

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A PIONEER OF COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY – Fred Herzog, a foreshadowing of 1970s New Color photographers

A pioneer of the first color street photography Like the characters painted by Jan Vermeer, those he photographed also perform gestures and actions of daily life. The publisher Hatje Cantz published Fred Herzog-Modern Color in 2017 https://www.amazon.com/Fred-Herzog-Modern-Color/dp/377574181X, a volume with over 230 of his color photographs. His first professional recognition came in 2007 with a retrospective exhibition at the Vancouver …

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PHOTOGRAPHICALLY, BETWEEN TRAVEL DIARIES AND PHOTOGRAPHY – Lise Sarfati, a photographic perception on the border between reality and fiction

An attentive woman, between feminine identity and geography Blending reality and fiction, her deceptively simple photographs contain an air of mystery that she captures using her camera to capture the intricacies of time and place. Her photographs, simple on first viewing, have a quality that come merging of portraiture and snapshot. She is currently represent by Rose Gallery in Los …

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COMMITTED AND INDEPENDENT, DESPITE HER HUSBAND – Martine Franck, the photographer who found a captivating way not to be silent

Being one of the few women of Magnum Photos What struck her about photography was the desire to understand and understand each other, a relentless quest for life. She longed to be recognized for her work, yet throughout her career she often found herself uncomfortable growing professionally alongside her husband. In 1970, in London they planned to stage her first …

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THE FATHER OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN PHILIPPINES – To feel Philippine culture one needs to see Eduardo Masferre’s photographs

A Spaniard halfway, between the bible and photographs He did not start that kind of work for profit, but just to earn a living as a portrait photographer. However, he found that to feed a family it was also necessary to work in the fields. Among his best photos, Mountain View, a size 28 x 35 cm 1950’s panorama gelatin …

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THE UNCONVENTIONAL ARTIST WITH INFINITE INTERESTS – Man Ray, casual but not indifferent photographer

What matters is the idea, not the camera His body ws buried in the Montparnasse cemetery, where you can read the epitaph: Nonchalant, but not indifferent. Le violon d’Ingres, one of his photographic portraits from 1924, depicted the naked back of a model retouched with marker strokes, a true creative genius in the form of two violin Effe. Born in …

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THE POETICS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC CHANGEOVER – Chema Madoz and the hidden face of things

Photographing the conflicting opposition between real and virtual From his point of view, objects have the same character as words: it is by creatively blending them together that he constructs his visual meanings. Born in Madrid in 1958, Chema Madoz https://www.famousphotographers.net/chema-madoz is a Spanish photographer well known for his poetic and surrealist black and white photographs. He studied Art History …

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KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND TASTE FOR THE IMAGE – Alfa Castaldi and his constant evolution of style and photographic technique

A key figure in Italian photography Inaugurated in June 1911 in the center of Milan, in the Brera area, it was a bar equipped with a telephone and an espresso coffee machine. Entering it you will find not only the scent of a hundred years of history, but also and above all of art. The Jamaica bar http://www.jamaicabar.it/storia/, frequented by …

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