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20101101141248-exposed_howard_electrocution A Good, Long Look   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Brassaï, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Thomas Demand, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Walker Evans, Harun Farocki, Robert Frank, Nan Goldin, Chip Lord, Oliver Lutz, Bruce Nauman, Helmut Newton, Man Ray, Thomas Ruff, Paul Strand, Weegee at SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art October 30th, 2010 - April 17th, 2011
Posted 11/1/10

SFMOMA’s sprawling new photography survey, Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera Since 1870 turns the high powered gaze of the camera onto itself, exploring over a century of peeping, spying, monitoring, snooping and all other forms of illicit looking facilitated by the handy-dandy technology of the lens. It’s an impressively researched archive of images that is as prescient as it might be paranoid. And like most brilliant exhibits, it elaborates on a simple historical premi... [more]

638a69c18905dd970ec1d19793b0a4cd Weegee: ’ It’s a crime to take photographs this good..’   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Weegee at Michael Hoppen Contemporary November 25th, 2009 - January 9th, 2010
Posted 12/23/09

        'When you find yourself beginning to feel a bond between yourself and the people you photograph, when you laugh and cry with their laughter and tears, you will know you are on the right track.' Weegee, "Camera Tips" Currently on show in the first floor of the Michael Hoppen Gallery you can explore the work of the premier New York chronicler of the 1940s,  Weegee (Arthur Fellig, 1899-1968). Here is the life of the city laid bare: the parties, mishaps, crimes and crashes and the ever pr... [more]

Merry_alpern__23 Life—And Everything In Between   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Merry Alpern, Will Anderson, Diane Arbus, Alvin Baltrop, Bruce Davidson, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Mitch Epstein, Louis Faurer, Leonard Freed, Nan Goldin, Gail Albert Halaban, Charles Harbutt, Lisa Kereszi, André Kertész, Arthur Leipzig, Leon Levinstein, Joel Meyerowitz, Duane Michals, Tod Papageorge, Frank Paulin, Anton Perich, Charles Traub, Arthur Tress, Weegee, Ryan Weideman, Garry Winogrand at Yossi Milo Gallery July 9th, 2009 - August 28th, 2009
Posted 8/23/09

  As the summer season draws to a close, dragging in the heat, dragging down the sun a few minutes earlier, it seems that the art market is also dragging.  All’s certainly quiet on the Western Front.  Aside from a few rumbling U-Hauls making trips to and from gargantuan storage facilities, or the intermittent shuffle of a runner’s feet, the streets of Chelsea are silent.  The cobblestones pave what seems a deserted movie set; hot breeze whips fallen fliers against the frosted sea-green doors of th... [more]

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