Photographer Michael Schmidt’s latest obsession is the mechanized, industrialized food system of contemporary Western culture.
Lewis Baltz, Joe Deal and California Landscape Photography, 1944 – 1984
The now-legendary 1975 New Topographics show represented a true “seismic shift” in American landscape photography, moving past the romantic legacy of Ansel Adams and Edward Weston to the minimalist-influenced work typified by Lewis Baltz and Joe Deal.
1964–2008 in Austria
Soon after she began as a young artist documenting Joseph Beuys, Katharina Sieverding developed into a full-fledged member of the supremely influential community of Dusseldorf-based artists – including the Bechers and Sigmar Polka, among others – with her ground-breaking, monumental photo-collages.
The compelling and often hilarious work of Dutch photographer Otto Snoek explores the relationship between the promise and usually unsatisfying reality of urban life and mass culture, as evidenced during festivals, soccer games and parties throughout the city of Rotterdam.