Posts with tag Yvi Magazine #6

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Amber Shields – Visions of Johanne

There is a statue called The Pioneer Woman in Ponca City, Oklahoma, my grandmother’s home town. It serves as a tribute to the frontier women…

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Charles Fréger

The French photographer Charles Fréger has spent a decade creating portraits of diverse social groups and communities, often in uniform. His subjects range from French…

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Amy Adams

Amy Adams videotaped her subjects, seen from her bedroom window overlooking the 125th Street elevated subway station in Manhattan, as they waited alone on the…

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Thorsten Brinkmann

In his work, the German artist Thorsten Brinkmann moves with fantasy between painting, photography, sculpture, ready-mades, collage and performance. In Hamburg, where he lives, he…

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Johan Rosenmunthe – Off II

Through digital communications, including Facebook, Twitter, online dating and personal websites, the representation of our personalities in becoming increasingly streamlined. We have the opportunity to…

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Gabriela Bulisova – The Option of Last Resort: Iraqi Refugees in the United States

One of the least reported stories of the U.S. invasion of Iraq is the dispersal of close to 5,000,000 Iraqis displaced internally or forced to…

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Manuel Vazquez – Traces of a Lonely Crowd

In a society like ours, full of prying eyes, anyone can become both spectator and actor in the quotidian spectacle. With CCTV cameras scattered in…

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Pinar Yolaçan – Mother Goddess

The work of the Turkish artist, Pinar Yolaçan, is at the crossroads of fashion, photography and sculpture. Her Mother Goddess series presents women entirely swathed…

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Andy Freeberg – Guardians of Russian Art

In the art museums of Russia, women sit in the galleries and guard the collections. When you look at the paintings and sculptures, the presence…

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Stefania Gurdowa

From 1921 until 1937, Stefania Gurdowa (1888-1968) ran her own photography studio in Dębica, Poland. In those days, it was by no means self-evident for…

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John Stezaker

John Stezaker (British, b.1949) is one of the leading artists in modern photographic collage and appropriation. Employing vintage photographs, old Hollywood film stills, travel postcards…

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Zhe Chen – The Bearable

“By documenting my self-inflicted wounds, I aim to externalize otherwise unspeakable, internal sufferings into a tangible form of artwork, by way of photography.”

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Johan Nieuwenhuize – Profile Pictures

Johan Nieuwenhuize’s series of photographs, Profile Pictures, can be regarded as a collection of encounters with artists. It is a series of abstracted images with…

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Mishka Henner – Collected Portraits

Collected Portraits presents twenty-four faces, representing the portrait archives of twenty-four photographers spanning the history of the medium.