Exhibitions at La Photographie Galerie
La Photographie Gallerie presents a stunning series of images by acclaimed photographer Sebastião Salgado depicting the burning Kuwaiti oil fields of the 1991 Gulf War.
Sebastião Salgado was born on 8 February 1944 in Aimorés in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, and currently lives in Paris with his wife and greatest accomplice, Leila Wanick Salgado. Having trained as an economist, he went on to a career as a photographer. He began working as a photographer in Paris from… more
A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION
For its second exhibition of the year, La Photographie Galerie presents the MIXED collective exhibition from 31 March to 13 May, bringing together six artists from completely different spheres. What unites them is their passion for photography. Offering photography fans an unparalleled opportunity to discover established international talent in Belgium, our gallery is proud to present this exhibition to (re)discover major artists.
The Photographie Galerie presents for the first time French pho… more
A year after the international success of Jimmy Nelson’s Before They Pass Away exhibition, La Photographie Galerie is delighted to bring you his new exhibition, Before They // Part II. On new voyages, which have taken him to new destinations, Jimmy Nelson has followed his calling, and in this second instalment of his project, he continues to document the planet’s most fascinating indigenous peoples. For this sequel, Jimmy Nelson went in search of the populations of French Polynesia, … more
La Photographie Galerie presents its new exhibition, Face to Face. Entirely devoted to portrait art, this exhibition offers an overview of recent photographic history while at the same time paying homage to celebrities of this century.
Face to Face collects unique portraits done by renowned contemporary photographers.more
La Photographie Galerie is pleased to announce the new show of internationally acclaimed wildlife photographer David Yarrow. "Wild Encounters" features iconic as well as previously unseen photographs taken during David Yarrow's recent trips to Africa, China and Antarctica.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1966, David Yarrow has built an unrivalled reputation for capturing the beauty of the planet’s remote landscapes, cultures and endangered animals. In America, David Yarrow… more
Bryan Adams (born in Kingston, Ontario, in 1959) has been a successful rock singer-songwriter since the early 1980s. He is also an acclaimed photographer, having earned numerous distinctions, including two Lead Awards in Germany. Self-taught, Adams documented his work on tour long before he became a professional photographer toward the end of the 1990s.
Specializing in portraits and fashion, Bryan Adams captures the personality and highly charged sensibility of his subjects, prim… more
Between 2010 & 2014 Jimmy Nelson travelled the world to document some of the most amazing indigenous cultures left on the planet today. From a life spent travelling, he had come to realize that his camera was the perfect tool to make contact and build intimate and unique friendships, a tool that enabled him to establish a rapport with hitherto unknown communities in some of the most far-flung places on earth. His goal was to determine how the rest of the world is threatening to chang… more
Four talents for the first time reunited in Belgium
Jeanloup Sieff, the master of black and white photographs, Barbara, his wife and partner, and Sonia, their daughter, a photographer also who leads a great career in fashion photography and short movies. Finally Sacha, their musician son, who mixes parts of interviews, famous songs and voices of well-known personalities.
The exhibition “Les Sieff” in Brussels is the summary of a common passion for photography. “My father was a craftsman; we lived in the back of his workshop, a… more
Then & Now
MARC RIBOUD - RETROSPECTIVEFifty years of photographyYoung Gallery is honored to present, for the first time in Belgium, a retrospective of the Marc Riboud ‘s photographic work. Born in Lyon, France, Marc Riboud went to high school there and made his first picture in 1937 using his father's Vest Pocket Kodak camera. He was active in the French Resistance from 1943 to 1945, then studied engineering at the Ecole Centrale from 1945 to 1948.Until 1951 Riboud worked as an engineer in Lyon … more
between megacities and financial markets
Michael Najjardata flowsBetween megacities and Financial marketsExhibition from 11th February to 25th April 2011Young Gallery is pleased to present you the two amazing series of the German photographer, Michael Najjar.Michael Najjar´s work series "netropolis" (2003 - 2006) is an exploration of the way global cities will develop in the future. Computer networks and the information society based on them are the main vehicles for change, the key elements transforming the face of our… more
Marc HispardMode d’EmploiExhibition from 26 November 2010 to 22 January 2011 Young Gallery is pleased to present the retrospective of Marc Hispard's best fashion photographs taken during his career in France and in the United States of America comprises more than 40 medium-format prints measuring 60 x 80 cm and a number of larger prints. This exhibition is sure to attract fashion photography enthusiasts keen to take another look at top models of the great era, like Claudia Schiffer, E… more
Liu Bolin (°1973, Shandong) is a contemporary Chinese artist.
In 1995, he obtained a Bachelor's of Art from the Shandong Arts Institute and in 2001 he graduated with a Master's degree in Sculpture from the Central Academy of Fine Arts - CAFA.
Liu Bolin creates performances that use the human body as a living sculpture. He is interested in the human body and its place in social surroundings : how to blend in or stand out even in a given social-cultural landscape.
In his « Camouflage » serie… more
Young Gallery presents the photography of Albert Watson "UFO:"
In "UFO (Unified Fashion Objectives)," Albert Watson unveils a collection of his best fashion photographs from 40 years as one of the world's leading artists in the field. Selected from his massive archives, Watson presents some of his most well-known fashion work alongside images that have never been presented to the public before.
The show includes the haunting portrait "Kate Moss in Torn Veil, Marrakech, 1993" and the classic f… more
Young gallery presents the work of Nick Brandt "A shadow Falls".
In A Shadow Falls, Nick Brandt continues his ambitious and ongoing photographic project to memorialize the vanishing natural grandeur of East Africa. Brandt's wide-screen panoramas of animals and landscapes capture an epic vision of Africa not seen before. His iconic portraits of its majestic animals are filled with an empathy usually reserved for human subjects.more
Michel Comte, born in 1954 in Zürich and a great photographer, easily fits in the category of photography greats such as Peter Lindbergh and Mario
He was given his first advertising assignment in 1979. Since then he has been one of the most requested photographers in the industry and has worked on the campaigns of prestigious brands such as Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Nike, Lancôme and Revlon.
Today he continues to be one of the most influential fashion photographers worldwide. He has … more
Daniel & Geo Fuchs - TOYGIANTS
Text by Michael Buhrs, director Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
As the point of departure for their photo series TOYGIANTS , the artists Daniel and Geo Fuchs use the, to a certain extent, highly political world of toy figures, which are sold and traded internationally. The artists created portraits of toys in large-sized prints: American comic heroes of the 1960s; muscle-bound fantasy figures; Japanese Manga superstars; actors and directors such as Bruce Willis, Sylves… more
Josef Hoflehner (1955) lives in Austria but works everywhere. He started his photographic carriere more than 30 years ago and worked succesfully as freelance photographer for many years, specialized in stillive and interior photography. From the early 1990's he began to travel to the remote areas of the world, where he mostly worked with his prefered large format cameras. Since then, Josef worked on all continents to capture the world, almost excusively in black and white.
Josef has exhibitied … more
In the new collection Wait for Walk, Florian Böhm expands the typology of the urban area with an anthropological look at city people, in the form of studies of fluctuating, transient constellations of passers-by waiting atintersections in New York.
The sidewalk becomes a stage on which the pulsating activity of the metropolis comes to a standstill for a brief moment. The flow of traffic
became the shutter curtain, and the outcome is moments of great authenticity. It is great drama that takes p… more
"The Jet as Art"
Often it takes an artist to show us that the familiar is in fact truly remarkable. Jeffrey Milstein's striking photographs of commercial airliners have quickly become contemporary icons, reviewed in Men's Vogue, Conde Nast Portfolio, Libération, Russian Esquire, Die Zeit Magazine, European Photography, Eyemazing, Photomagazin, Graphis PhotoAnnual, Creative Review and released by Abrams this spring in the stunning monograph, AirCraft "The Jet as Art".
Milstein's meticulously … more
Inside ou le voyage au centre d' A.N.A.T.O.L.E par Yann Queffélec
« Rappelez-vous... La première fois c'était chez Katya Legendre, dans un studio blanc. J'allais être anatolisé : pris en photo avec Anatole. Cérémonial bénin, voire inexistant. On attrape un baigneur des années 50, aussi peu sexué qu'un poisson d'avril ou qu'un diabolo menthe, et... On en fait quoi du marmot, s'il vous plaît ? »
Ces quelques mots de Yann Queffélec résument parfaitement sa rencontre, inattendue et … more
Young Gallery has the pleasure to present you a selection of works from Karel Fonteyne expanding a period of 40 years of photography and a preview of his new work called "Pistoleros".
His actual work becomes more conceptual and abstract, questioning the human condition and the interaction with the world.
Pieces of wood resembling guns were photographed and collected like it would concern an investigation and a proof of crime. The combination of text and image resulted in a poetical and an unex… more
Albert Watson has made his mark as one of the world's most successful fashion and commercial photographers during the last four decades, while creating his own art along the way. His striking images have appeared on more than 250 covers of Vogue and been featured in countless other publications, from Rolling Stone to Time to Vibe, many of the photographs iconic portraits of celebrities.
Albert also has created the photography for hundreds of successful advertising campaigns for major corporatio… more
Born in Winnipeg (1968), Manitoba Canada, David Burdeny has degrees in both Interior design and a Masters in Architecture. At the age of 12, David started to photograph the prairie landscape and make his own black and white prints in a makeshift darkroom that also served as his bedroom closet. Primarily self taught, his architecture and design background greatly influences his penchant for simple exacting photographs of sky, horizon and the marks humankind leaves behind. Influenced stylistica… more
Having been a "photomateur" for a long time, to use Gisele Freund's expression, Yves Ullens decided at the age of 40 to transform his hobby into a way of life. He put down his first marks as a teenager, in a makeshift darkroom at his paternal grandmother's house. She was a photographer, filmmaker, writer, archaeologist and a friend of the explorer and photographer Ella Maillart. Yves Ullens spent the equivalent of his final year of secondary school in Newport, in the United States. There he … more
David Drebin, originally from Toronto, Canada, graduated from Parson School of Design in New York City in 1996 and has been based in New York City ever since.
After success in the commercial world doing ad campaigns internationally for companies from American Express, Davidoff, New York Times to name a few as well as magazines from Vanity Fair, Travel and Leisure, GQ, Elle, Rolling Stone and many others David has gone on to have exhibitions in Los Angeles and Berlin.
David's first monograph "L… more
60 Panoramic Color Photographs
60 Panoramic Color Photographs
Paolo Pellizzari, a Belgium-based Italian, made a name for himself with his panoramic work on India « A billion Indians » published by 5 Continents in Milan in 2000.
He subsequently travelled the world in search of « Human landscapes » whose portfolios are distributed by Vu in Paris, Grazia Neri in Milan, and Polaris in New York. In 2004 he was awarded the Sportel Prize for the best sports book of the year for « Les Tours du Monde » (Tours of t… more
Born and raised in London, Nick Brandt studied Film and Painting at St. Martins School of Art.
He started photographing in December 2000 in East Africa, beginning the body of work that is his signature subject matter and style.
Brandt 's first book of photographs, "On This Earth", was published in October 2005, by Chronicle Books, with forewords by Jane Goodall and Alice Sebold (author of The Lovely Bones).
He has had numerous one-man exhibitions between 2004 and 2006, including London, New Y… more
"Color Summer" is a collective photographic exhibition based on the underlying theme of colour, with displays ranging from the abstract to conceptual representation.
The execution and approach of the eleven contemporary international photographers on display should generate great interest among photograph connoisseurs and collectors. more
Through his career, Andreas H. Bitesnich (b. Austria 1964) has given the world perfectly crafted images celebrating the human form touched with a fragrance of eroticism.
Andreas H. Bitesnich is a perfectionist "the only way to fly higher than the others", as he expresses it. By his own admission, he lives, breathes, devours photography; he learns, explores, experiments. Self-taught, he dreamed at a young age of becoming a fashion photographer. To pursue his dream, he equipped himself with a cam… more
A Selection of 33 Black & White Photographs.
Silver Gelatin Prints, Small & Large Sizes.
It was in the time of the Sixties that dresses nickel chromium plates unbolted us of a blow, by the magic of its setter in form, Paco Rabanne. "Iron Man" of the mode will mark the entry of the world in another dimension, that of the future. It is this same magic as wanted to prolong Thierry Gouès with his Amazones, a return in the future of the Master of metal creations.
A project is born, in 2001, betwe… more
The "Pilgrim" Exhibition is composed with 64 photographs of Tibet, its people, its community in exile and of the surrounding Himalayan region.
In the Buddhist view, the greatest ignorance is believing the world exists in the way it appears to exist. From that follows the concept of I and mine. All other evils follow from that. According to Buddhist thought, things do exist, but only conventionally by designation. Not powered from their own side, they exist only in dependence on causes and co… more
Mark Seliger is an editorial photographer who was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. He currently lives and works in New York City, and is under contract to Conde Nast Publications, working for GQ and Vanity Fair. Until recently, Mark was the chief photographer for Rolling Stone Magazine for more than ten years, featuring stories on the worlds’ top musicians and actors.
He has published several books including: Physiognomy, When They Came To Take My Father, Voices of the Holocaust, and mos… more
William Claxton presents a remarkable selection of Steve McQueen photographs capturing the young controversial American actor in the beginning of his movie career during the 1960s. Claxton's photographs conﬁrm that McQueen's all-American, off-beat good looks were every bit as stunning as his acting and his often stormy off-screen personality. McQueen continues to be an icon for the youth of yesterday and today. Often labelled as a maverick, a rebel, a tough guy, a loner, and a d… more
WATING FOR THE SUN
ABOUT "WAITING FOR THE SUN"
"For as long as I can remember, it has been my dream to live in America in the 1970s. However, I was born in 1987, making this dream an impossible reality.
But I have always been drawn to that decade; the music, the way people dressed, the cars. When my classmates listened to The Backstreet Boys, I enjoyed the rock tunes of Led Zeppelin. And when they were excited about the then-new Volkswagen, I couldn't stop thinking about a classic Dodge.
The 1960s and 70s… more