Robert Koch Gallery

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Simple Patterns Playing Across the Vast Expanse of Land

by Andrew Berardini
It’s not easy to write about landscape photographs anymore. This is not even getting into too deeply the various degrees of high and low from leftist editorial to large-scale color pictorialism to the plethora of photo magazines littering the stand at your local Barnes & Noble with titles like “B&W Photography,” the kind with copious ads for super pro-camera gadgetry. With a note or two from painting, the landscape photograph has become one of those standard stand-bys for those bearing... [more]
Posted by Andrew Berardini on 5/31/11

Michael Wolf’s Penetrating Lens

Last week I went to 49 Geary in San Francisco to check out two promising photography shows: Horace Bristol’s historical photos from the 1930s and 40s at Scott Nichols Gallery, and Michael Wolf’s “The Transparent City” at Robert Koch Gallery. According to my MutualArt calendar the shows were about to end. In fact they weren’t, and with most of the galleries in the building closed for the holidays it wasn’t an ideal time to visit, but at least I made it there. Wolf’s photos in particular made an... [more]
Posted by Michael Singman-Aste on 1/6/09

A Source of Inspiration

by Monique Willms
The following two shows in San Francisco's Union Square district, at the Robert Koch Gallery and Beryl Landau's solo show at the Newmark Gallery entitled The Changing City, take a glance at how a number of artists have handled landscape in all its forms--cityscapes, landscapes, cloudscapes and waterscapes. At the Robert Koch Gallery, artists ranging from Eadweard Muybridge and Eugene Atget to their own gallery artists, Tom Baril and Debra Bloomfield, are included in the exhibit entitled The... [more]
Posted by Monique Willms on 3/6/08
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