The German photojournalist Robert Lebeck was a self-taught photographer who freelanced in various publications in Heidelberg. His works with the German weekly Stern was his real breakthrough as a photojournalist, and for 30 years he worked on the coverage. Having captured the independence of the Congo, Lebeck was set off to become the photographer of the 60’s.
In the year 1968, Lebeck captured several historical moments through snapshots that marked the year, such as Robert Kennedy’s funeral in which with him died the hope of peace in Vietnam, Richard Nixon’s electoral campaign, the Spring of 1868 in Prague, which markets the student revolts, the German Shooting Festival, and many more. 1968 was a busy, fruitful year of photography with Lebeck, and this display is a comprehensive work of the photographer in Stern Magazine, which was one of the highest-circulation magazines in Germany.
Catch the show Robert Lebeck: 1968 at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, running through July 22 as they show many unreleased photographs of Lebeck.
One of the many great names in photographic history that ought to be remembered is Maria Austria, a profound figure of the neorealist photography movement. Visit her showcase in Berlin this coming October.
One of America's greatest photographers was no just a man of the arts, but he was a theoretician and educator that imbued intellectual and spiritual philosophies in photography. His years in Portland, Oregon are among his famous works that proved of his mastery.
Italian photographer Nino Migliori is famously known for his black and white abstract-humanistic photographs capturing the life of his hometown Bologna. This retrospective in Paris showcases his underestimated genius.
The Canadian photographer Robert Polidori is known for his large-scale urban, interior and landscape photographs, and is mostly known for the size of his images as his subjects often revolve around the architecture of prestigious museums.
International photographer Nelwin Uy may be based in the Philippines but his work makes him travel all over the world. He occasionally takes out his film camera instead of his digital gear, showcasing that talent will always trump the medium.
Jochen Lempert was firstly a man of science before of art. He was a biologist before a photographer, but when he did get into photography, the German photographer channeled his interest with nature to the camera.
The rarely seen works of French intellectual and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu are in the form of photography. In this archive, he documents the socio-political aspects and daily lives of Algeria during his fieldwork as a photojournalist in 1958 and 1961.
Isabella Craun is a 13-year old photographer, who was part of the Diana Project held by our friends from Brannigan and Follen Photo Haus in Cleveland. She came by our Gallery Store to chat about her first impressions on film photography with the Diana F+.
What separates Ed van der Elsken from the objective photographer is that he partakes in the scenes he framed. Known for his works in the 1970's and its subcultures, Elsken was the photographer of the bohemians, the ruffians, the artists, the culturally marginalized.
Garrett is a Canadian born photographer who has been working in Hong Kong for 4 years. As a proud owner of an LC-A, an LC-A+ and an LC-Wide, we naturally wanted to see some of his shots, so he's kindly agreed to share some of his finest work with us. Let's take a look!
The Farm Security Administration was body created to fight poverty in America during the Great Depression. Among the projects was its famous photography program that launched a number of photographers that would become legends of their own.