|Paris Photo Los Angeles (24.4.2014)|
||Paris Photo Los Angeles will be held this week from April 25-27 at Paramount Pictures Studios, presenting exceptional artwork, public programs, and opportunities to discover the latest trends in photography. The fair will host over 80 leading art galleries and art book dealers from 18 countries within Paramount’s famed soundstages and New York Street backlot.|
SOLO SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
The fair’s 31 cutting-edge solo shows include works by both emerging and renowned artists.
Several young artists will be featured, such as Abigail Reynolds whose collages created from old books will be exhibited by Ambach & Rice. Cherry & Martin will install Brian Bress’s wall-mounted HD monitors featuring soundless, digital loops in which actors and the artist perform. Black Ship will showcase Cristina De Middel’s series Party, offering her personal approach to contemporary Chinese Society. François Ghebaly Gallery will present Gina Osterloh’s photographs of constructed life-size room environments activated through still performances, papier-mâché models, and cardboard cutouts. John Lehr’s atmospheric works will be exhibited by Kate Werble Gallery, Charlie White’s Self Portrait series will be on view in Loock’s booth, or Mariah Robertson’s investigation into the indexical parameters of photography will be shown by M+B.
Additionally, many renowned masters will be spotlighted with solo shows. Daniel Blau Gallery will feature British photographer David Bailey’s celebrity portraits. Riflemaker’s exhibition, Hear What I Say by Penelope Slinger, will focus on Slinger’s photographic collages, objects, and structural works from the 1970s. Tyler Rollins Gallery will feature Tracy Moffatt’s 2013 series Pioneer Dreaming consisting of six small diptychs juxtaposing stills from iconic 1950s Hollywood Westerns. Thomas Zander Gallery will present rare photographs of interiors in the public and private sector by German artist Candida Höfer. Works from Guy Bourdin’s personal archives will be given their art fair debut by Louise Alexander Gallery, William Eggleston’s often overlooked black and white negatives will be showcased by Rosegallery, and Stephen Shore’s latest series, Winslow, Arizona, will be shared by 303 Gallery.
GROUP SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
The group shows also include standout artwork selections. Christophe Gaillard will unite Pierre Molinier, Michel Journiac, Luciano Castelli, Claude Cahun and Hélène Delprat for a thematic show questioning sexual identity. Guido Costa Projects will present a digital tapestry work by Paul Thorel, while Paule Anglim will showcase a group of images of women addressing female identity and form. Rolf Art will present highlights of Santiago Porter's artwork with a representation of absence, space and stories, and Thomas Solomon Gallery presents artists from different generations that push the boundaries of the medium of photography through still and moving images.