E-Photo Newsletter #227

by Keith Davis

A Report on the 47th Arles Photo Festival, July 4 – Sept. 25, 2016

This year's Arles festival, one of the most valuable and venerable stops on the international photography circuit, is as stimulating as ever. The 47th edition of Les Rencontres de la Photographie opened July 4 and remains on view through September 25. Overseen by Sam Stourdze, former director of the Musee de l'Elysee…

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Photo of Sid Grossman installation by Keith Davis.

E-Photo Newsletter #226

by Matt Damsker

Diane Arbus's Long, Hot Summer Simmers at Met Breuer

DIANE ARBUS: IN THE BEGINNING. Through November 27 at Met Breuer, 945 Madison Ave., New York, NY. Information: http://www.metmuseum.org/visit/met-breuer; 1-212-731-1675 This is very much another long, hot summer of Diane Arbus. The famed photographer, who was only 48 when she took her own life in 1971, has never been out of…

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Diane Arbus (1923-1971).  Taxi driver at the wheel with two passengers, N.Y.C. 1956 (© The Estate of Diane Arbus, LLC. All Rights Reserved)

E-Photo Newsletter #225

by Michael Diemar

Photo London's 2nd Edition Gains Crowds, But Buyers Are the Real Question for Exhibitors; Meanwhile Tate Hosts Photobook Fair

"Will they be able to repeat last year's success?" That was the question gallerists, dealers and observers asked themselves as the organisers, Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad of Candlestar, opened the second edition of the re-launched Photo London at Somerset House on May 18th. The enormous success of the 2015 edition took…

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Photo London Organizer Michael Benson takes the stage. (Photo by Jeff Spicer / Getty Images for Photo London)