harvey benge

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a mostly contemporary photo blog looking at the photo book, photography I like, exhibitions, photo festivals, art and ideas.



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Brian GriffinWhen in Paris last November for Paris Photo I had the pleasure on a couple of occasions to meet and talk with photographer Brian Griffin. Brian was in town to present his new bookwork POP, an amazing 392 page overview of his years photo...

Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1972 © Martine Franck/Magnum PhotosIn the autumn of 2018, the Foundation created by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Martine Franck and their daughter Mélanie Cartier-Bresson will be opening a new space at 79 rue des Archives in the Ma...

John BaldessariThe Metropolitan Museum of Art’s The Artist Project is a 2015 online series, supported by a Phaidon book, in which the museum gave artists an opportunity to respond to their encyclopedic collection.I was drawn to John Baldessari...

Löwenburger Hof - posted 31 October 2017 In my last post I talked about the need for those of us working in art to take the long view, maintaining a practice which like wine in the cellar matures and should get better and build over time. ...

Harvey Benge - Auckland, January 2018Influential writer, critic, photography professor Jörg Colberg in a recent post on his interesting, always provocative Conscientious Photo Magazine website discusses the danger of following trends in th...

Pieter Hugo: from the series Hyena and Other MenSean O'Hagan reports in the guardian on London's unmissable photography shows opening this year. Below are just a few of O'Hagan's recommendations, you can read the full piece HERE.The Hayward reopens a...

THE GREAT FALLS is photographer Michael Dalton's first photobook. Dalton has produced a significant series of quietly heartfelt pictures that speak of human frailty, loss and the truth of impermanence. In this photographic requiem Dalton has found po...