Exhibition of Japanese photographers

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.

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Photographer Michael Wolf

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 Hague Museum of Photography

 

 

 

Erwin Olaf donates core collection to Amsterdam Rijksmuseum

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.

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The hell of modern life, captured by Michael Wolf

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.

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Expected: Michael Wolf’s “Life in Cities”

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.
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