PhotoBiography: Pieter Hugo

Pieter Hugo was born in 1976 in Johannesburg and grew up in Cape Town, where he continues to live. Hugo is self-taught, having picked up a camera aged 10. He remembers the first image he printed, which was a homeless person in Johannes. Early on in his career he noticed...

Magnum – Contact Sheets in Istanbul

“Magnum - Contact Sheets” is a major exhibition that takes the contact sheet as the basis for exploring the creative process behind some of the world’s most iconic photographs from the Magnum Photos agency. The exhibition gives audiences remarkable access and insight into the decision-making processes of many of Magnum’s...

Alfred Seiland: Imperium Romanum Opus Extractum

For many years now, Alfred Seiland (born 1952 in St. Michael, Austria) has been visiting antique sites around the Mediterranean, capturing them with his analog, large-format camera. His destinations are the ruins of the Roman Empire from Egypt, Libya, and Israel to Italy, and the museums of Spain to Turkey....

Gordon Parks: Segregation Story

Adamson Gallery is proud to present an exhibit of photography by Gordon Parks, one of the twentieth century's foremost documentarians of American life. This exhibition features a selection of images from Segregation Story, Parks's powerful 1956 photographic series, which documented an extended African American family in segregated Alabama. Originally commissioned...

Moscow in the past (1800s)

The city of Moscow gradually grew around the Moscow Kremlin, beginning in the 14th century. It was the capital of Great Russia, also known as the Grand Duchy of Moscow (or Muscovy), from 1340 to 1547 and then the Tsardom of Russia until 1712 (when the capital was moved to...

Bangladesh’s Third Gender

Bangladeshi photographer Shahria Sharmin grew up believing that Hijras -- individuals who were designated male at birth but adopted feminine gender roles later in life -- were "less than human." Their physical appearance, their behavior and their general way of life, she explains, set them apart in her country's conservative...

Warsaw’s First Photographers. Beyer, Brandel, Fajans

Portraits of 19th-century Warsaw, captured by three pioneers of Polish photography – Karol Beyer, Maksymilian Fajans and Konrad Brandel – are to be exhibited at Ks. Jan Twardowski square until 18th October, 2015. The exhibition will showcase the oldest photographs of Warsaw, primarily showing the Royal Route – from Three...

Ruven Afanador: Angel Gitano: The Men of Flamenco

Known for his edgy photographs, Ruven Afanador amazes again with another collection of images that will seduce and delight. Following up on Mil Besos-which focused on the women of flamenco-Afanador turns his powerful vision to the men of flamenco, with startling results. Photographed in Andalusian Spain, these unique images present...