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Displacements: the real and surreal photographs of Kati Horna   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Kati Horna at Jeu de Paume June 3rd, 2014 - September 21st, 2014
Posted 6/30/14

Despite being at the forefront of documentary photography during the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s and the Mexican Surrealist movement of the 1940s, Hungarian-born Kati Horna (née Deutsch) has remained relatively unknown outside of her adopted country of Mexico. Yet the art world has an ever-growing appetite for unearthing overlooked or forgotten perspectives that wind alongside the dominant Western masculine narratives of the twentieth century, and Horna is a perfect candidate. The focus... [more]

Irish War Photographer Richard Mosse Awarded Deutsche Börse Prize  
5/13/14 Posted 5/13/14

Irish Photographer Richard Mosse was awarded the prestigious Deutsche Börse Photography Prize for his stunning photo series and film installation documenting, in unsettlingly bright pinks and brilliant fuchsias, the armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mosse was presented with the award, including a £30 thousand prize, at The Photographers’ Gallery in London yesterday. For The Enclave, Mosse spent two years embedded with rebel forces in the war-torn eastern region of the DRC, where up to 5.4 m... [more]

Burke + Norfolk, Photographs from the War in Afghanistan, Tate Modern, Level 2  
6/16/11 Posted 6/16/11

Hidden away on level 2, in a tiny gallery on the Thames side of the Tate Modern is, for my money, the pick of the temporary exhibitions currently on display: Burke + Norfolk: Photographs From the War in Afghanistan by John Burke and Simon Norfolk. Contemporary British photographer, Simon Norfolk returned to Afghanistan in the footsteps of John Burke, a nineteenth century apothecary who smuggled himself and his camera onto the battlefield of what was the second Anglo-Afghan war between 1878-1880... [more]

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