Hyperallergic’s Harry Tafoya reviewed Doron Langberg's first solo exhibition at Yossi Milo Gallery, Likeness. To read the full review, please visit the Hyperallergic website.
Curator and writer Osman Can Yerebakan reviewed Doron Langberg’s solo exhibition, Likeness, in the Brooklyn Rail. To read the full review, please visit the Brooklyn Rail website.
A solo exhibition by Simen Johan is on view at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, AK, through December 2, 2019. Johan will give an artist talk at the university's Windgate Center of Art and Design on November 15, 2019, at 6pm. For more information, please visit the Brad Cushman Gallery website.
An immersive solo exhibition by Hassan Hajjaj, Carte Blanche, is on view at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) in Paris, from September 11 - November 17, 2019. For more information, please visit the MEP website [French].
A solo exhibition by Mark Ruwedel, Westward the Course of Empire, is on view at the California Historical Society in San Francisco, CA, through October 20, 2019. For more information, please visit the California Historical Society 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.
Sanlé Sory at Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Studio photographs by Sanlé Sory are on view in Shape of Light: Defining Photographs from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, from September 20 - December 15, 2019. As the Center’s first exhibition dedicated to its photographic collection, Shape of Light celebrates the diverse history, innovation, and medium of the photographic works in the show. For more information, please visit the Loeb Art Center website.
Bucuresti, Templul Coral, from Markus Brunetti’s FACADES series is on view in Scenes from the Collection, an ongoing exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York, NY. The rotating exhibition highlights new acquisitions alongside selections from the Museum’s vast collection, from antiquities to contemporary works. Other featured artists include Nicole Eisenman, Eva Hesse, Deborah Kass and Kehinde Wiley. For more information, please visit the Jewish Museum website.
Work by Alison Rossiter will be on view in Voyages & Discoveries at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY, from October 19, 2019 to January 5, 2020. The show places paintings and an musical playlist by artist duo Anderson & Low in conversation with selections from the museum’s existing collection. For more information, please visit the George Eastman Museum website.
Portrait photographs by Sanlé Sory are featured in Studio Africain at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) in Paris, France, from September 11 – November 17, 2019. Studio Africain explores the practice of four West African photographers whose work established the identity of African communities in a post-colonial, independent era. Other featured artists include Seydou Keïta, Abdourahmane Sakaly, and Malick Sidibé. For more information, please visit the MEP website [French].
Hassan Hajjaj presented a live performance installation, My Rock Stars Experimental - Live, at the Ford Theaters in Los Angeles, on October 11, 2019. Six musicians performed Hajjaj’s My Rocks Stars series live on stage, in front of a backdrop of textiles designed by Hajjaj and manufactured by local Moroccan artisans. The international roster of performers included Afrikan Boy, Bumi, Simo Lagnawi the Gnawa Berber, and Marques Toliver, reflecting the combination of London hip-hop, reggae, and North African heritage that influences Hajjaj’s broader artistic practice. For more information, please visit the Ford Theaters website.
Kyle Meyer at Sheldon Museum of Art
Works from Kyle Meyer’s Interwoven series are on view in Intersecting Identities, at the Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE, from August 9 - December 31, 2019. Drawn from the Sheldon collection, the works in the exhibition create a dialogue about the intersectionality of race with other facets of identity including ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and social class. Other featured artists include Lalla Essaydi, Roger Shimomura and Yinka Shonibare. For more information, please visit the Sheldon Museum website.
New York Times critic Will Heinrich described how “you could spend all day” looking at “a sensational roundup of West African portrait photography from its golden age in the pre-independence 1950s to the present.” To read the full article, please visit the New York Times website.
Works by Matthew Brandt were included in On Earth: Imaging, Technology and the Natural World at the Rencontres d’Arles photography festival in Arles, France, from July 1 - September 22, 2019. The exhibition featured a variety of photographic forms, from in-game photography to digital installation, asking the viewer how photography enables us to observe the world and our existence in it, and proposing alternative ways of engaging with the environment. Other featured artists included Thomas Albdorf, Melanie Bonajo, Lucas Foglia, Noémie Goudal, Adam Jeppesen, and Maya Watanabe. For more information, please visit the Rencontres website.
A photo-weaving by Kyle Meyer was featured in A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection from March 6 - September 15, 2019 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX. The exhibition traced the history of photography from its invention to the present day, showcasing important works from the museum’s collection with a focus on images featuring LGBTQ subjects and photographers. Other featured artists include Diane Arbus, Catherine Opie, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Duane Michals. For more information, please visit the MFA website.
Doron Langberg’s paintings were on view in Semblance: The Public/ Private/ Shared Self at the Lousiana State University Museum of Art in Baton Rouge, LA, from June 27- October 6, 2019. For more information, please visit the LSU Museum of Art website.
Artforum featured African Spirits as a Critics’ Pick, with Joseph Akel examining a “sense of constructing and celebrating identity” and “sartorial flair" at the heart of many included portraits . To read the full article: Artforum.
Photographic works by Pieter Hugo, Myoung Ho Lee and Alison Rossiter will be on view in Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs, at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, from December 17, 2019 - March 8, 2020. Commemorating the 35th anniversary of the photography collection, Unseen creates a dialog between its ‘hidden treasures’, none of which have been exhibited at the Getty before. For more information, please visit the Getty Museum website.
Paintings by Angela Dufresne was 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, from February 9 – July 14, 2019. Curated by Melissa Ragona and Anastasia James, the exhibition showcased intimate portraits of the artist’s friends, family, and community, painted from life. For more information, please visit the Dorsky Museum website.
Alison Rossiter’s camera-less photographs were on view in The Beauty of Lines: Masterpieces from the Sondra Gilman and Celso González-Falla Collection from June 20 – September 29, 2019 at the Fundación Foto Colectania in Barcelona, Spain. The traveling exhibition presented a selection of historic and contemporary masterpieces from the collection that underscore the power of the photographic line. Other featured artists included Berenice Abbott, Edward Burtynsky, Walker Evans, Graciela Iturbide, Robert Mapplethorpe and Hiroshi Sugimoto. For more information, please visit the Foto Colectania website.
Photo-weavings from Kyle Meyer’s Interwoven series, as well as new works created on-site, werefeatured in FILAM(A)NT, at Fondation Blachère in Apt, France, from May 23 – October 5, 2019. The exhibition presentedworks from the institution’s collection alongside new works created by fellow artists-in-residence, many of whom work with African textiles. Other featured artists include Marion Boehm, Abdoulaye Konate, Hassan Musa and Billie Zangewa. For more information, please visit the Fondation Blachère website.
Paintings by Angela Dufresne were featured in Paint, also known as Blood: Women, Affect and Desire in Contemporary Painting, on view from June 7 - August 11, 2019, at the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland. Curated by Natalia Sielewicz, the exhibition brought together a women-only line up of artists whose introspective practices investigate the body, sexuality, agency, trauma and the self-determination of womanhood. Other featured artists include Dana Schutz, Tschabalala Self, Paulina Ołowska, Gosia Bartosik and more. For more information, please visit the MoMA Warsaw website.
Recently acquired works by Marco Breuer are on view in Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK, from October 12, 2018 – September 4, 2020. The inaugural exhibition in the V&A’s new Photography Centre explores 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.
Nevet Yitzhak’s solo exhibition, WarCraft, was on view from April 4 - May 26, 2019, at the Koffler Center of the Arts in Toronto, Canada. The exhibition featured Yitzhak’s large-scale projections of digitally-constructed Afghan rugs, where gaming audio and visual aesthetics immerse the viewer in contemporary realities of war and geopolitical conflict. For more information, please visit the Koffler Gallery website.
Photographs by Mark Ruwedel were featured in Fil Noir, on view from June 5 - August 25, 2019, at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) in Paris, France. The exhibition drew from MEP’s extensive photography collection of nearly 23,000 prints, seeking to explore close links between the film noir cinematic genre and photography. Other featured artists include Diane Arbus, Larry Clark, Robert Frank, Nan Goldin and Helmut Newton. For more information, please visit the GalleriesNow website.
Portrait photographs by Pieter Hugo were included in Here We Are Today at Bucerius Kunst Forum in Hamburg, Germany, on view from June 7 - September 29, 2019. The exhibition presented video and photo-based artworks that engage with central issues of our globalized economy and society. Other featured artists include Zarina Bhimji, Andreas Gursky, Shirin Neshat and Trevor Paglen. For more information, please visit the Bucerius Kunst Forum website.
Works by Pieter Hugo were featured in IncarNations: African Art as Philosophy, on view at the BOZAR Center for Fine Arts in Brussels, Belgium, from June 28 - October 6, 2019. The exhibition brought together traditional and contemporary artworks from both Africa and the diaspora, reflecting the diversity of the African artistic heritage and its itinerant histories of slavery, colonialism, and independence movements. Other featured artists include Ana Mendieta, Zanele Muholi, Wangechi Mutu, Yinka Shonibare CBE and Pascale Marthine Tayou. For more information, please visit the BOZAR website.
A new release from Phaidon and the estate of Ezra Stoller, Ezra Stoller: A Photographic History of Modern American Architecture, by Pierluigi Serraino is now available. Serraino, a practicing architect, author, and educator, guides the reader through a captivating history of 20th-century Modern American architecture, as seen through the eyes of the legendary photographer. For more information, please visit the Phaidon website.
A solo exhibition of photographic works by Meghann Riepenhoff, Nearshore, were on view at the Bolinas Museum in Bolinas, CA, from June 15 - August 11, 2019. Nearshore presenteddynamic cyanotypes created on the water’s edge, featuring visual evidence of great wild fires in the Northwest, tidal charts informed by the rhythms of the ocean in Bolinas and other unique collaborations with nature. For more information, please visit the Bolinas Museum website.
A new monograph of Kohei Yoshiyuki’s seminal photographic series, The Park, was published by Radius Books and Yossi Milo in September 2019. Photographs from The Park series were taken between 1971 and 1979 in the parks of Tokyo at night using infrared film and flash. The new edition features all of the original photographs, never-before-seen images and documentation of the original 1980 and 1982 magazines, Document: Koen. For more information, please visit the gallery’s Publications page.
FACADES works by Markus Brunetti were on view in The Place as Metaphor: Collection Conversations at the Cornell Fine Art Museum, Winter Park, FL, from January 17 - May 12, 2019. The exhibition featured diverse works from the museum’s collection illustrating the notion of “place” in its varied literal and symbolic interpretations. Other featured artists include Salvador Dalí, Ernesto Neto, Guy Carleton Wiggins, Lynn Aldrich and Danh Vo. For more information, please visit the Cornell Museum website.
Photographs by Mark Ruwedel and Marco Breuer are on view in Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) in Berkeley, CA, from March 27 – September 1, 2019. Other featured artists in the Goodman Belco Collection include Henri Cartier-Bresson, Helen Levitt, Christian Marclay and Christine Osinski. For more information, please visit the BAMPFA website.
Photographs from Mark Ruwedel’s series We All Loved Ruscha (15 Apts.) were 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. The exhibition showcased work by five international photographers who take unique, modern approaches to landscape photography: Uta Barth, Robert Kinmont, Richard Long, Wang Jinsong and Ruwedel. For more information, please visit the Getty museum website.
The Path, a solo exhibition of photographs, films, and installations by Hassan Hajjaj was on view at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham, United Kingdom from April 6 - June 23, 2019. The exhibition presented work from multiple series, highlighting Hajjaj’s engagement with Moroccan, British and globalized culture in the modern world. For more information, please visit the New Art Exchange website.
Work by Hassan Hajjaj was on view in Material Insanity at Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden in Marrakech, Morocco, from February 26 – August 15, 2019. The exhibition explored the relationship between form, material, and meaning through a series of installations and artworks primarily composed of everyday objects. Other featured artists include Yasmina Alaoui, Oli Bonzanigo, Frances Goodman, and Adrian Piper. For more information, please visit the MACAAL website.
Drawings by David Goldes were on view in Growing the Collection: Drawings and Collage, 1960 to Now, an exhibition of 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.
Collage by Nathalie Boutté was included in Cut Up/Cut Out at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI, from March 2 - June 2, 2019. The traveling exhibition brought together international artists whose work provides a modern take on the art of cutting paper, bridging gaps between mediums and techniques. Other featured artists include Claire Brewster, Donna Ruff, Jen Stark and Maude White. For more information, please visit the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum website.
A painting by Doron Langberg was 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. The annual invitational exhibition featured contemporary artists selected by the members of the Academy, America’s most prestigious honorary society of architects, artists, writers, and composers. For more information, please visit the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ website.
Mark Ruwedel hosted a lecture at The Photographer’s Gallery in London on May 14, 2019. On the occasion of his nomination for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2019, Ruwedel discussed his practice and recent exhibition at Tate Modern in 2018. For more information, please visit The Photographers' Gallery website.
Three works by Hassan Hajjaj were included in The Space of the Image – MAXXI Collection 2018-2019, at the Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo (MAXXI) in Rome, Italy. This cycle of the permanent exhibition featured more than 70 new acquisitions that have enriched the museum’s holdings. Other featured artists include Alighiero Boetti, Katharina Grosse, Aldo Rossi and Bill Viola. For more information, please visit the MAXXI website.
Photographs by Chris McCaw were 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, brought together artists whose practice focuses on the dynamic sky. In conjunction with the show, McCaw hosted 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 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.
Markus Brunetti participated in a panel discussion at The Hood Museum in Hanover, NH, on May 3, 2019, as part of the Museum’s re-opening celebration program. The panel, moderated by Associate Curator of Academic Programming, Amelia Kahl, discussed the ways in which contemporary art practices have reshaped and pluralized the medium of photography. For more information, please visit the Hood Museum website.
Doron Langberg participated in the Art Awardee Panel Discussion lead by David Cohen on April 7, 2019, at the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Langberg discussed his art practice and elaborated on the winning artwork featured in the Academy’s exhibition. Other panelists and award winners include Judith Bernstein, Charlotte de Larminat, Inka Essenhigh, and Alain Kirili. For more information, please visit the American Academy 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.
New works by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong and collaborator Judy Chung were included in the exhibition Cinque Mostre 2019: Δx Displacement at the American Academy in Rome from February 20 - March 31, 2019. The multimedia exhibition focused on the meaning of the term displacement. Other featured artists include Carola Bonfili, Zaneta Hong, Renato Leotta and Franceso Zorzi. For more information, please visit the American Academy in Rome website.
Photographs by Alison Rossiter and Mark Ruwedel were on view in The Extended Moment: Fifty Years of Collecting Photographs from National Gallery of Canada at the Morgan Library and Museum from February 15 – May 26, 2019. The exhibition featured over 70 photographs from the National Gallery’s collection, juxtaposing historic and contemporary imagery made using a variety of traditional and alternative photographic techniques. Other featured artists include Julia Margaret Cameron, Lynne Cohen, Gordon Parks, and Josef Sudek. For more information, please visit the Morgan Library website.
Photographs by Matthew Brandt and Alison Rossiter were 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 featured work by Ilse Bing, Sally Mann, Man Ray and Hiroshi Sugimoto and many others. For more information, please visit the High Museum website.
Artwork by Hassan Hajjaj was featured in Styles of Resistance: From the Corner to the Catwalk at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts in Brooklyn, NY from January 18 – February 24, 2019. The exhibition celebrated the origins and evolution of urban fashion from the 1970s to the present day. Other featured artists include Alex Blaise, Kendall Carter and Victoria Ford. For more information, please visit the MoCADA website.
Markus Brunetti’s FACADES were 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 focused 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.
Mark Ruwedel was shortlisted for the 2019 Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize for his solo exhibition at the Tate Modern, London in 2018. An exhibition of the selected finalists’ projects was on view at The Photographers' Gallery (UK) from March 8 – June 2, 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.
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.
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.
Photographs from Pieter Hugo’s 1994 and Permanent Error series were on view in Evoking Reality at Daimler Contemporary in Berlin, Germany, from November 24, 2018 – May 5, 2019. The exhibition bought 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Work by Pieter Hugo was 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 featured 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.
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 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.