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Acclaim For Weissenstein Book

Acclaim For Weissenstein Book

The book celebrating the legacy of Rudi Weissenstein’s photography has received incredible reviews from newspapers and photo magazines across Europe. The latest praise comes from the esteemed German photo critic Klaus Honnef who noted the glorious fragility of the work. Rudi, A Dreamer – Rediscovering an Archive is published by Kehrer Verlag and CLAIR Gallery..
Lestido at Photoaumnales

Lestido at Photoaumnales

CLAIR Gallery is proud to announce that Adriana Lestido was a featured photographer at the Photaumnales festival in Beauvais, France. The 13th edition of Photaumnales was curated by Paul Ardenne and the festival explores the theme of love stories through the work of leading international photographers. Images from Adriana Lestido’s astonishingly intimate series Madres e Hijas..
Halsman – Facets and Faces

Halsman – Facets and Faces

Photographers who capture an iconic image are often confronted with a paradox: the celebration of a single photograph overshadows the entirety an artistic oeuvre. Yet what happens in those rare situations when a single photographer is responsible for scores of iconic images? This is the question that was explored by the Halsman: Facets and Faces exhibition. Philippe..
Vera Mercer Joins CLAIR

Vera Mercer Joins CLAIR

CLAIR Gallery is pleased to announce it now represents the esteemed photographer Vera Mercer. Mercer was born in Berlin in November 1936. She has done photo reportages on Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco, Satyajit Ray, Andy Warhol, Norman Mailer, 
Marcel Duchamp, and others. She has also made documentary photos for many artists, including Eva Aeppli, Jean Tinguely,..
A Certain Slant of Light – Erich Hartmann

A Certain Slant of Light – Erich Hartmann

As one of the 20th century’s most renowned documentary photographers, Erich Hartmann relied on the nuances of natural light to capture the deeper truths of human experience. Yet when in the studio, Hartmann embraced a different vision: by injecting artificial light into the frame of an image, he transformed the commonplace into something both mesmerizing..
Inge Morath – On Style

Inge Morath – On Style

The plaudits and praise continue to flow for the exquisite new book that explores the fashion photography of Inge Morath. Inge Morath: On Style was published in the fall of 2016 by Abrams Books. It includes 250 black-and-white and colour photographs and was edited by John P. Jacob, the American curator and director of the Inge..
“Approaching Reality”

“Approaching Reality”

What is forbidden by the Second Commandment, (Ex 20.4 and 5.8 Dt) “You shall not make for yourself an idol,” is to try to own the vision that the eye perceives, with arrogance or impatience, whether staring for the first or umpteenth time. It is exactly the opposite of what a photographer and photography attempts..
Philippe Halsman, Who Am I?

Philippe Halsman, Who Am I?

The attempt to understand our identity has preoccupied humankind since time immemorial. Each and every one of us grapples with the issue throughout our lifetime. Nevertheless, none of us can clearly or definitively answer the question: What makes us the person we are today? The Who Am I? exhibition explored the notion of identity through..
Munich Seaside

Munich Seaside

Summer and sea have been forever entwined in both the popular and the creative imagination. While paintings such as Waves Breaking by Monet or Beach Scene by Degas are iconic, there is also a seminal body of photography that explores the innate human connection to water. In the summer of 2016, the Munich Seaside exhibition..