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„Black and white… or color” Exhibition of photography by Wojciech Łukowski (FotoBodega)

After many years, the first in Poland exhibition of pictures of Wojtek Łukowski (FotoBodega’s owner) presenting dozens of diversified pictures through which the author takes the viewer on a tour beginning with the overall plan, the first view of the world, perception of fragments, elements of reality to processing realistic images into visions, abstractions, fantasies and understatement.
The works are presented in the stylish foyer of the National Theatre in Warsaw.
The vernissage of the exhibition: 27 May 2013 (Monday) at 19.00 in the Galeria Przy Teatrze, Plac Teatralny 3, Warsaw.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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„Black and white… or color” Wystawa fotografii Wojciecha Łukowskiego (FotoBodega)

Zapraszam w dniach 27 maja – 30 czerwca 2013 do Galerii Przy Teatrze w Warszawie!
Pierwsza od lat wystawa zdjęć Wojciecha Łukowskiego (szef projektu FotoBodega) w Polsce prezentująca kilkadziesiąt zróżnicowanych zdjęć, pozwalających widzowi na odbycie wraz z nim drogi od ogólnego planu, pierwszego spojrzenia na świat, przez dostrzeganie fragmentów, elementów rzeczywistości aż po przetworzenie realistycznych obrazów w wizje, abstrakcje, fantazje i niedopowiedzenia.

Wernisaż wystawy odbędzie się 27 maja 2013 roku (poniedziałek) o godzinie 19.00 w Galerii Przy Teatrze, Teatr Narodowy, Warszawa, Plac Teatralny 3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gianni Berengo

In 1954, at the age of 24, Gianni Berengo gardin took his first photograph. From that point, the camera would be his constant companion. After becoming a photojournalist, his simple yet raw language started to develop. For Berengo, it was not about art or about the act
of photography, but the process of documentation. however, his images resonated with people. they did more than just provide information — instead he captured surreal moments which spoke to the subtle oddities of the human condition.
Berengo’s approach to photography relies heavily on the fact that he uses only black and white film, no digital cameras or computerized post-production. he leaves all his images raw, exactly as he shot them. he believes that making an image more attractive in post-production is artificial, clashing with his engrained photojournalistic instincts.  the power of photography lies in its close connection to reality. Modifications can make it more beautiful or compelling, but it will no longer be the truth. Berengo’s work, stretching from architecture and  landscape to fashion, has appeared in domus, le figaro and time magazine. He has compiled 210 photographic books as well as shot for companies such as procter & gamble and olivetti. His photographs are at the museum of modern art new york and the national library in paris. currently, a twelve piece collection he produced for fantini is being shown at the belvedere gallery.

 

 

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The exhibition “20 Years of LUX Prizes”

I was there! Amazing exhibition! My photos of photos special for FotoBodega’s friends 🙂
The Palau Robert (Barcelona) presents a selection of winning photographs from the last 20 editions of the LUX Prizes, a reference in the world of professional photography. The show is jointly organised by the Association of Professional Photographers of Spain and Palau Robert. The exhibition “20 Years of LUX Prizes. A Gaze at Professional Photography”  shows the development of commissioned professional photography and demonstrate the huge variety of styles and tendencies in this field, as well as illustrating the transition from analogue to digital. Exhibition is curated by Michele Curel, Xavi Mañosa and Joan Roig.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) – master of street photography

„To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life.”
Born in Chanteloup, Seine-et-Marne, Henri Cartier-Bresson developed a strong fascination with painting early on, and particularly with Surrealism. In 1932, after spending a year in the Ivory Coast, he discovered the Leica – his camera of choice thereafter – and began a life-long passion for photography. In 1933 he had his first exhibition at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York. He later made films with Jean Renoir.Taken prisoner of war in 1940, he escaped on his third attempt in 1943 and subsequently joined an underground organization to assist prisoners and escapees. In 1945 he photographed the liberation of Paris with a group of professional journalists and then filmed the documentary Le Retour (The Return).

In 1947, with Robert Capa, George Rodger, David ‚Chim’ Seymour and William Vandivert, he founded Magnum Photos. After three years spent travelling in the East, in 1952 he returned to Europe, where he published his first book, Images à la Sauvette (published in English as The Decisive Moment).

Winter Beauty – Photography by Jetty Kolobaric

“I walk with seasons, that’s basically what I do and I document it, once it went through the layers of my mind, once, twice, forever… I use it all, digital, analogue, paint on negatives, layers of colors, through the viewfinder, whatever, whenever…I enjoy the road to the final image, if there is ever a final image, rather than the endresult itself. And I ramble…a lot…silently behind my desk.”

Jetty Kolobaric

Photographer Jetty Kolobaric lives in The Netherlands, where winters are cold, gray and wet, but not without beauty. By photographing Dutch scenery in black & white, or with sparse color, Jetty captures the wintery bleakness and beauty at once. She uses a variety of techniques to make each picture interesting, presenting the same scene in several lights.  “I use it all,” she says. “Digital, analogue, paint on negatives, layers of colors, through the viewfinder, whatever, whenever…”

To see more of Jetty’s photography, visit her website, blog, or Etsy shop.

 

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1,001 Artists Project in Miami, USA – a collective exhibition of Wojtek Lukowski

Big surprise! Today I recived great message. My portfolio with 40 photos will be presented on Sunday at the Art Takes Miami: 1,001 Artists Project in Miami, USA! The 1,001 artists presented in interactive gallery are from over 86 different countries around the world. They are a small part of the 500,000 members!!!! Works of 1,001 artists will be included in a digital presentation displayed in the Art Takes Miami exhibition booth at SCOPE Art Show. You can see my works on streets of Miami! I’m so happy! And surprised 😉

Scope Art Miami, 1001 Artists Project
Miami, USA
4-9 December 2012


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