It helps if you like dogs; or like a lark. For the photos exhibited in “Being Human” show dogs pretending to be … you, your friends, acquaintance and other human beings.
A thought-provoking exhibition: “Japanese Nudes” – or at least, this is what I thought after visiting. This exhibition is to be found at The Japan Museum Sieboldhuis in Leiden. Over a hundred photographs by thirty Japanese photographers, show the development of photography as art-form in Japan, according to the museum.
Very upset reading German photographer Michael Wolf died in Hong Kong.
Was so very impressed by the exhibition at the Museum of Photography in The Hague of his work, last year. It included photos of his iconic series Architecture of Density, Tokyo Compression as well as other art works, created in sito.
The museum tweeted the news and included this photo:
The Amsterdam Rijksmuseum announced Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf donates his core collection to the museum. Erwin Olaf is world famous and received many awards. He recently photographed the Dutch Royal family and designed the Dutch 2014 Euro coins.
Jacob Riis photographed nineteenth century life in New York’s slums. Michael Wolf captures the hell of modern life in present day metropolis. Examples from his various series are currently exhibited in the Netherlands, at the Museum for Photography in The Hague.
Jacob Riis was on of the first journalists who used photography. A selection of his activist photos are now exhibited at the museum for photography in Amsterdam. This exhibition is called ‘The other half” and runs till the 15th of April 2018.
Michael Wolf specializes in taking photos of people living in cities like Tokyo and Hong Kong. Within a few days, an important retrospective will open at the The Hague Museum of Photography, showing works from his earliest years to recent series. Photos from “Architecture of Density” to Wolf’s “Street View” series will be exhibited.