Around Ai Weiwei, a new exhibition at Turin’s Camera gallery, highlights the various stages of the artistic career of Ai Weiwei, investigating not only his artistic works from his debut right up to the present day, but also his role in the cultural, social and political debate, both in China and throughout the world, exploring the genesis of Ai Weiwei as an icon of the Asiatic world.
A new exhibition of work by German photographic artist Hans-Peter Feldmann is about to go on show at Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong, exploring the crossover between classical painting and contemporary photography.
Greg Miller’s series, We The People, started out as an assignment for Esquire in 2004 – the year in which John Kerry lost to George W Bush. He has photographed the American election ever since.
The Human Apparatus, a new exhibition by Klemm’s gallery, Berlin, gathers a selection of artists from various generations whose work is engaged in a fundamental reassessment of the photographic image and its representation. It’s about to launch at Paris Photo.
M Scott Brauer had the same access as any other photographer on the campaign trail of the US election, but, for his new series This is the worst party I’ve ever been to, he decided to “stepping away from the designated photo opps and subvert what was being shown, to look behind, deeper into, or next to the main event.”
In the West, Japan is like a fantasy. A strange, isolated culture of almost perfect self-preservation, we imagine suited Yakuza, manicured raw fish, a blubbery sumo, bonsai trees, samurai swords, wasted bankers, Geishas, karaoke. When Max Pinckers arrived in Japan, via a commission from the Belgium-based cultural project European Eyes on Japan, he couldn’t find much of the Japan he’d come to imagine.
Press++, an exhibition of new works by the Dusseldorf Kunstakademie star graduate Thomas Ruff, the artist’s first solo show in London, is about to go on show at David Zwirner gallery.
Mohau Modisakeng and Candice Breitz will represent South Africa with a major two-person exhibition in the South African Pavilion, at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, running from 13 May to 26 November 2017 in Venice, Italy.
A collaboration between photographer Tadhg Devlin and the dementia group SURF, curated by Open Eye Gallery, is the first in a series of collaborative
A little-known series of photographs of the state of Nevada, shot in the year 1977 by the late American landscape and architectural photographer Lewis Baltz, is about to go on show for the first time.