David Goldblatt’s black and white photographs depicts life and conditions during apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. The Strange Instrument exhibition at Pace Gallery in New York features 45 vintage prints from Goldblatt that offers the artist’s view of the beauty, brutality and humanity in everyday lives under those conditions. “The camera is a strange instrument.… Continue reading Strange Instrument
New York based artist Davide Balliano’s first solo exhibition at Tina Kim Gallery features an array of paintings and sculptures. He is known for his linear geometric black and white paintings in hypnotic patterns and monumental sculptures. Featured image: Untitled_0194, 2021 plaster, gesso and varnish on Belgian linen
Works from JR’s Horizontal exhibition at Perrotin Gallery, NY. JR is an artist whose work gets the attention from people who typically don’t go to museums. Finding a camera on a Paris metro in 2001 led to a prolific career showcasing photographs of everyday people, some from the ‘lowest rungs of society’. Their larger than… Continue reading Horizontal
There is something timeless and elegant about black and white photography, especially those that rise to the level of art. Here are only just a few in today’s post from Phillips Auction, Chase Contemporary and the Brooklyn Museum. Featured: Horst P. Horst and Mark Seliger Horst P. Horst – Phillips Auction Mark Seliger – Chase… Continue reading Black and White
Regina Silveira – Track Series (Snake 2), 2007 found toys, vinyl, CD. Phillips Auction, New York.
Brooklyn Bridge in black and white.
Gina Palacios- Stasis II (Five Dresses), 2017 flashe paint on Mylar. Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York.