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To Repel Ghosts at Guido Costa Projects

The exhibition To Repel Ghosts – named after Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1986 eponymous painting – will be opening at Guido Costa Projects on Friday, February 17th at 5 pm.  For many years, Guido Costa has hunted down and collected photographs of ghosts. These pieces now form the core of this show, which provides a kaleidoscopic picture of this uncanny environment. The…

Greg Reynolds, Jesus Days, 1978-1983. © Greg Reynolds

Give Me Yesterday at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio

Give Me Yesterday, curated by Fantom’s Francesco Zanot, inaugurates the program of Osservatorio, Fondazione Prada’s new exhibition space in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan dedicated to photography and visual languages. The show includes works by 14 Italian and international artists – Melanie Bonajo, Kenta Cobayashi, Tomé Duarte, Irene Fenara, Lebohang Kganye, Vendula Knopova, Leigh Ledare,…

All images © Takashi Homma and MACK

Takashi Homma, The Narcissistic City

Takashi Homma’s latest book The Narcissistic City, published by MACK, reveals the artist’s fascinating and renovated approach to cities and cityscapes, a recurrent subject of his ever-changing research. The book is composed of images taken with a pinhole camera, which was placed in rooms and hotel rooms in the metropolitan areas of various cities in Japan and the USA.  …

All images © Daniel Castro Garcia

John Radcliffe Studio, Foreigner:
Migration into Europe 2015–2016

Shortlisted for the First Book Award 2016 – a photography prize established by Mack to support emerging photographers – and selected as The Photography Book of the Month in The Observer, the publication Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015–2016 is the result of a one-year photographic research on the Europe’s refugee and migrant crisis carried out by photographer Daniel Castro Garcia and graphic…

Tim Cullman, from the series Summer collection. Cropped & reloaded, 2015. All images © Metronom

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The Leitmotiv Issue

Metronom, in collaboration with THC architecture Modena, presents a selection of works by Tim Cullmann, winner of the portfolio review during the 2015 edition of Fotopub Festival. The Leitmotiv Issue is a complete exploration based on new body of works and reflections belonging to different series: METRONOM_fuorimappa hosts Summer Collection. Cropped & Reloaded, a research on the…

All images from 'Paperwork and the Will of Capital' (Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2016) © Taryn Simon

Taryn Simon, Paperwork and the Will of Capital

    Debuted at the 56th Biennale di Venezia in 2015 and entirely shown for the first time at Gagosian Gallery in New York in Spring 2016, Taryn Simon’s latest project Paperwork and the Will of Capital was recently published by Hatje Cantz. Simon’s work was inspired by George Sinclair’s horticultural studies and experiments of…

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Beatrice Pediconi, Alien/Alieno

Beatrice Pediconi’s exhibition Alien/Alieno is currently on view at Sepia Eye in New York, until June 18th. Beatrice Pediconi’s work challenges the realm of traditional painting by exploring the water’s reaction to the immersion of different materials, such as ink, acrylic, powder, organic matter and, in the case of this exhibition, oil paint. The melting…

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Simona Bariselli, Il Momento

Il Momento is a website based on a program written by Simona Bariselli, an Italian web developer with an education in philosophy and a master degree in photography, which automatically and continuously collects and aggregates in form of collage the photographs published on the main Italian online newspapers. Until recently, the survival of online newspapers…

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Lukas Wassmann’s Amici at Riviera

The temporary bookshop Riviera has animated the Istituto Svizzero in Milan since February 2016, hosting a variety of events dedicated to visual arts and publishing. Directed by Caterina Riva and Dallas (Creative Direction & Graphic Design Studio founded by Francesco Valtolina and Kevin Pedron), Riviera focuses on the book both as an object and a…

Roe Ethridge, Shelter Island

    Roe Ethridge’s latest publication Shelter Island marks the third collaboration between the American artist – born in Miami in 1969 and currently living in New York – and the London-based publisher Mack, following his monographs Le Luxe (2011) and Sacrifice Your Body (2014).   Ethridge’s work is characterized by a distinctive use and…

All images © Hans-Christian Schink

Hans-Christian Schink, Fotografien aus Rom

    The two series presented in Hans-Christian Schink’s latest publication Fotografien aus Rom, entitled respectively Aqua Claudia and EUR, were carried out in the course of a year the artist spent at the Villa Massimo in Rome. The first is dedicated to the antique aqueduct Aqua Claudia, which served to supply the roman capital with water. The overall length from the source…

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Nicolai Howalt, Light Break – Photography / Light Therapy

«Yes, we embody the sun, its hesitation. Yes, we are from the sun and try to be like it. Nutrients and metabolism, we are clorophyll reaching upward.» Morten Søndegaard    Danish visual artist Nicolai Howalt explores the research of scientist and Nobel laureate Niels Ryberg Finsen’s (1860-1904), based on an original use of chemical rays of light in the treatment…

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Paul Graham, The Whiteness of the Whale

«Let us try. But in a matter like this, subtlety appeals to subtlety, and without imagination no man can follow another into these halls.» H. Melville, Moby Dick Published contextually to Paul Graham’s current major retrospective at Pier 24 – the first solo show held at the beautiful exhibition space in San Francisco, open since 2010 –, The…

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Hiroshi Sugimoto, Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models

From the origins of photography, the relationship between the medium and mathematics has been a subject of great interest for many photographers. Internationally renown for his beautiful large-format, black-and-white gelatin silver prints composing, among others, his famous series Dioramas, Wax Museums, Seascapes, Theaters, and Architectures, the Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto is not an exception. His interest towards infinity, the capability of his…

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Paris Photo 2015 reopens with a special Gallery Weekend

Gallery Weekend in Paris November 28 and 29, 2015 From 10 am to 8 pm Full programme here Following the tragic events that hit Paris last Friday, November 13, the 19th edition of Paris Photo – the world’s largest fair dedicated to photography, hosted as every year at the magnificent Grand Palais – was prematurely closed under the order of…

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Alessandro Calabrese at Foam Talent 2015

Each Spring, Foam organises an Open Call – among the most coveted of the photographic field – to identify international talents under the age of 35. From a total of 1208 submissions from 67 different countries in 2015, 21 photographers were selected to be featured in the annual Foam Magazine Talent Issue, launched in September contextually to Unseen Photo Fair…

Lele Saveri, The Newsstand, 2013-14. Produced in collaboration with Alldayeveryday. Courtesy the artist © 2015 Lele Saveri

Lele Saveri at MoMA’s New Photography 2015

On the occasion of its 30th anniversary, MoMA’s longstanding exhibition series New Photography is expanding to 19 artists and artist collectives from 14 countries, and includes works made specifically for this exhibition. Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015 will be on view from November 7, 2015 to March 20, 2016, throughout the entirety of the Museum’s Edward…

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Rinus Van de Velde: Selected Works

«He lives and works in a small European town in the woods, which has been kept secret since the early Seventies. His reclusive lyfestyle has been the source of many speculations by others from the outside.»  Hatje Cantz recently released the first extensive monograph of Belgian artist Rinus Van de Velde (born 1983), gathering a…

Maurizio Anzeri, On The Lake B1, 2015. All images: Courtesy the artists and Haines Gallery

The Mapmaker’s Dream at Haines Gallery

 Opening on November 5th, Haines Gallery is hosting The Mapmaker’s Dream, an exhibition which brings together five artist whose works propose inventive and visually compelling ways to map the world around us. The show will feature Recipe for Tuesday Sunsets (2015) by Marius Bercea – a large-scale artwork depicting an abstract and fantastic vision of the neighborhoods of Los Angeles –,…

Domingo Milella, Polignano a Mare, Italy, 2008. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist

TEMPO AL TEMPO. ART FROM ANNO DOMINI TO RONI HORN

TEMPO AL TEMPO. ART FROM ANNO DOMINI TO RONI HORN, curated by Italian artist Domingo Milella and antiques specialist Bruno Botticelli, is opening on November 5 at the newly refurbished exhibition space of Roman Road in London. The show is born out of the roots of Milella’s practice, from his interest in time and its shapes, from antiques, and also…

Viaggio in Italia, 2015 (detail). Installation views from Joachim Schmidt's exhibition Souvenirs at P420, Bologna

Joachim Schmid, Souvenirs

Please note: Exhibition extended up to December 19, 2015 The first solo show in Italy by the German artist Joachim Schmid (Balingen, 1955) is on view at P420 Gallery until November 14, 2015. Active on the German scene since 1980 as a photography critic, essayist and publisher, in 1982 Schmid founded Fotokritik, a completely self-produced magazine that…

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Do Ho Suh at MOCA Cleveland

This exhibition surveys recent work by internationally-renowned artist Do Ho Suh (Seoul, 1962). Suh creates architecturally scaled, fabric installations informed by his personal experiences, that recreate specific domestic spaces where he has lived, including his childhood home (a traditional hanok-style Korean house), a house in Rhode Island where he lived as a student, and his…

Andreas Gursky, Paris, Montparnasse, 1993. All images © Andreas Gursky / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015

Andreas Gursky at Museum Frieder Burda

Andreas Gursky captures the burning issues of modern life and global reality with an objective and precise eye. His overall compositions are technical and pictorial masterpieces, and have long since inscribed themselves on the art world’s collective memory. Gursky’s typical forms of expression are digitally processed images and extremely large-scale formats. The works of the…

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Vehicle, 2013. C-print, 127 x 173 cm 
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Tayo Onorato & Nico Krebs, EURASIA

After their successful The Great Unreal, based on a road trip through the US, which the artists subsequently distorted beyond recognition in their studio, the Swiss duo Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs hit the road once again in 2013. In their most recent project they take us on a trip by car to the East. The…

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Valérie Belin, Super Models

Valérie Belin’s most recent series Super Models is on view at Edwynn Houk Gallery until 19 December 2015. Making its debut earlier this year in Belin’s solo exhibition, Les images intranquilles (Unquiet Images) at Centre Pompidou, the exhibition marks the first presentation of the series in the United States. Composed of six large-scale color photographs, Super Models…

Fabrizio Bellomo, Es geht einfach um Nummer

Metronom gallery in Modena is hosting Fabrizio Bellomo’s exhibition Es geht einfach um Nummer, curated by Luca Panaro. The title, Es geht einfach um Nummer [They are just numbers], is the main clue the artist gives us for what may be considered a decodification work, and on the other hand as a reconstruction of an abstractional project, brought roughly…

Richard Galpin: Slow Boom, installation view. Image Courtesy of Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York

Richard Galpin, Slow Boom

Cristin Tierney Gallery in New York is hosting Slow Boom, an exhibition of new works by English artist Richard Galpin (previously featured on Fantom Issue 05, Autumn 2010). In Slow Boom, a phalanx of metal structures – nicknamed ‘crawlers’ – creeps across the gallery forming the artist’s most recent investigations of urban growth. Assembled from actual building…

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Marc Horowitz at Depart Foundation

Until December 19, Depart Foundation is hosting the first major solo exhibition in the United States of Los Angeles-based artist Marc Horowitz. Curated by Nicola Ricciardi, Interior, Day (A Door Opens), features new paintings and sculptures. With a prescient instinct for the untapped cultural potential of populist mediums, notably Internet culture, commercial advertising and the entertainment industry,…