The photography of Ray Metzker

Photography // Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Ray Metzker  is acknowledged as one of photography's true innovators since the early 1960’s. He is dedicated to exploring the formal potentials of black and white photography over the course of more than a dozen distinct bodies of work. Through cropping, multiple imagery, and other formal inventions, his work explores options for transforming the vocabulary of the photograph.

Russian Photographer Anton Belovodchenko's "Bodyscapes" Nude Portrait Series

Erotica // Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Anton Belovodchenko’s Bodyscapes series of photographic female nudes document the details of his models’ contorted positions. The portraits are black and white and this simple form allows the viewer to appreciate the female anatomy without distraction. The positions create uncommon imagery such as emphasized spinal columns, prominent ribs or flexed muscles. 

Artist Stunningly Depicts Queer American Adolescents

Photography // Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Photographer and filmmaker Michael Sharkey photographs and interviews gay youths around the United States, in his series entitled “Queer Kids.” “Queer Kids” depicts an intimate and revealing look at the experiences of growing up as a member of the LGBT community in the U.S. 

"Art on Camera: Photographs by Shunk-Kender" @ MOMA, New York

Photography // Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The photographers Harry Shunk (German, 1924–2006) and János Kender (Hungarian, 1937–2009) worked together under the name Shunk-Kender from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, based first in Paris and then in New York. Shunk-Kender photographed artworks, events, and landmark exhibitions of avant-garde movements of the era, from Nouveau réalisme to Earth art. 

The Photographs of Brendon Burton

Photography // Monday, August 10, 2015
Brendon Burton (b.1994) is a photographer and filmmaker. He is currently based in NYC, but grew up in a rural region of Oregon. His photographs often depict rural regions and portraits in open landscapes. His work explores themes of barrenness, abandonment, and the prevalence of religion in the American landscape. 

Collective Quarterly: Mad River

Photography // Monday, August 10, 2015
For their second issue, Collective Quarterly focuses on the Mad River Valley of Vermont. With beautiful photographs setting the scene for each feature, the magazine paints a picture of a land full of talented craftsmen, architects, and artisans. 

"Danny's Lot" by Jocko Weyland published by Dashwood

Photography // Sunday, August 09, 2015
"Danny’s Lot is a compendium of color photographs taken over a two-year period of a truly remarkable temporary autonomous zone situated on the shores of the famously befouled Gowanus Canal, a domain benevolently and mischievously ruled over by the eponymous Danny Tinneny of the title. 

Eamonn Doyle's "ON" book

Photography // Saturday, August 08, 2015
Printed in an edition of 999, photographer Eamonn Doyle’s newest publication “On” is a large collection of street portraits from Dublin city centre all shot in black and white. 

The Phantasmal Imagery of Tommy Nease

Photography // Friday, August 07, 2015
Seattle-based photographer Tommy Nease’s work explores surreal and supernatural themes with an illusory aesthetic. Similarly to the artist Chris Bucklow, Nease often portrays his subjects as illuminated, translucent bodies. Nease’s work pertains to the horror/macabre genre and his work can be interpreted to contain themes of death and exorcism.

Book & job 3-year anniversary show

Photography // Friday, August 07, 2015
Tomorrow, Book & Job Gallery in San Francisco will be celebrating their 3-year anniversary with a group show of friends and families work. Being a solid supporter of the local photography talent in San Francisco, we only hope for continued success and more great shows in their future.

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