Amsterdam (16 Jun – 6 Sep 2017) This summer WestLicht presents the first retrospective exhibition in Austria on the work of Bruce Davidson (born Chicago, 1933) one of the leading exponents of humanist photography and with close to sixty years of membership one of the most prominent photographers of Magnum agency.
The Stillness Aesthetic is better known as “Still Life.” In art, whether it’s painting or photography, this pursuit has been about clarity as it relates to light, in the rendition of the inanimate, as well as the animate. This has been the practice, not only in the visual arts, but, in photography as well.
In this first edition of the 2017 awards black and white a prestigious international jury made up of renowned photographer Star Rush, Jay Davies of Getty Images, Pascal Young, director of La photographie Galerie, the incredible photographer Laurent Baheux, the founder and director Of Balkan Photo Festival, Haris Calkic, director of Galerie 94, Sascha Laue, Brian Paul of the ClamArt Gallery in New York and Maxim Panés, director of Dodho Magazine
‘Boomeritis’ series presents stand-alone portraits of buildings with the long exposure shooting technique using a 10-stop neutral density filter as well as regular exposures treated in a similar artistic manner. We depart from straight photography to fuse the boundaries between representational and expressionistic image making.
Valeria lost her ability to hear at age 4. Antibiotics taken for an influence created an allergic reaction by procuring her present deafness. Born in Lecce, he studied until the third time at the Institute “Filippo Smaldone” of the Salesian Sisters of the Sacred Heart, a school specialized for deaf people.
Mikhail Batrak is a Ukrainian artist whose work examines the relationship between perception, Surrealism and empiricism. His creative process involves taking photographs with a digital camera and manipulating the results using computer software, combining disparate elements to create unexpected hybrid images.