Since 1980 Rommert Boonstra devotes his life to photography and poetry. Before that time he was a theatre director. He published hundreds of articles about art and traveling in numerous Dutch magazines and taught photography at several art academies.
Phil Borges belongs to the "master artists" of American photography and, for over 25 years, he documents with passion the lives of tribal people around the world, using the vehicle of the "environmental portrait" to raise the issues of indigenous peoples and to diffuse their knowledge.
Nicola Civiero’s art is conceived within freedom of mind and spirit, and plunges in profound reflexions on christian - catholic religion, a theme thoroughly studied by the artist both historically and theologically. He says: “Within religious thought are certainty and uncertainty.
Cristopher Clark was born in 1963 and Virginie Pougnaud in 1962. They grew up in Paris, where they met, fell in love and later married.
Together they create works with the atmosphere of fairy tales: she, who learned painting from her grandmother, makes maquettes as big as doll houses and then paints them.
Paolo Conti exploits the “discarded pieces” from industrial processes, giving them a new existence, together with a meaning for. In Conti’s works the latter is represented by the identity overthrow, in a research which reverses the normal objects purposes, transforming what would otherwise be considered a scrap in a part of the alphabet of his artistic narration.
Mario Cravo Neto is an internationally acclaimed great Brazilian artist.
His photography, through elegance of lines and black and white fineness leads to a suspended and hushed dimension, where bodies and objects appear intimate and mystic inspiring a sense of peace.
Nicola Evangelisti, born in Bologna in 1972 where he lives and works, is
graduated at the Accademia of Fine Arts in Bologna.
Since 1995, he has developed an artistic research, both theoretical and practical, widely experimental, using installations, light-boxes, photography and video, always caring for the theme of light.
Born in Provence in 1950, Bernard Faucon began his education in philosophy and theology. After completing his studies, he became one of the first artists to explore the universe of photography "staged" - the photograph "mise en scène".
Maurizio Galimberti, international photographer among the most famous in the world, considers himself an "Instant Polaroid Artist". His reputation is strictly connected to the instant photography conceived as a work of art. In the era of the photo editing and the immediate sharing, Galimberti has always been faithful to Polaroid, which has become a crucial sign of his success.
Ralph Gibson (born January 16, 1939 ) is an American photographer known for his photographic books. Gibson currently lives in New York. He studied photography during the years of the Navy of the United States and then at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Performer, photographer and painter, the Dutch artist Teun Hocks uses different artistic languages in an absolutely original way, creating images that are both drawings, photographs and paintings, but also theatrical sets and fragments of story.
Les Krims occupies a unique and essential role in the history of American photography.
Born in New York in 1942, in 1960 he began to study fine arts and, at the same time, he began to make his firts photographs.
Michal Macku studied at the Institute of Creative Photography in Prague after which, although influenced by his Country's art, decided to look for new forms of expression and, after several experiments in the darkroom, he reached a new technique: gellage.
Matteo Montani develops and exalts painting, he loads it with his energetic excesses, intimate, universals, big, microscopic. He renders it unique by conforming it to his own style code of a careful painter with cautious stroke rather expressionist in the soul when searching for depth on the pellicle surface, when he re-invents an impossible
Lori Nix is a photographer from Kansas who lives in New York and works with miniatures and models to create surreal scenes of an apocalyptic world.
Born in the city of Pekalongan, in the island of Java, in Indonesia, Mei Xian Qiu, a young American photographer of Chinese origin, has lived an active life and marked by strong experiences from birth, because of racism in the island against Chinese people.
Eric Rondepierre was born in 1950 in Orléans. He graduated at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris (drawing, printmaking) and then he started a Doctorate in Aesthetics (Thesis on “Les yeux verts” by Marguerite Duras, Paris I University) with a MA thesis on the theatre of S. I. Witkiewicz (Paris 1, 1976) and a DEA in comparative literature on “Written images” (Paris VII University, 1983).
Looking at the images that the American artist Sandy Skoglund has developed since the late seventies to the present, you enter a wonderful and disturbing world, where enchantment and anxiety, aspects of everyday life and fairy tales' ones meet together. To define her works is a significant problem: they are sculptures or installations, or
Maggie Taylor was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1961. She is graduated in Philosophy in Yale University and she has obtained a Master in Photography at the University of Florida. After more than ten years photographing objects, in 1996 Maggie Taylor began to use the computer to create her images by combining, through Photoshop, images taken with digital camera and scans of objects, old photographs (the nineteenth-century daguerreotypes, which she collects) or drawings.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, in November 24, 1940, Arthur Tress came to photography as a boy, in the surreal scene at Coney Island, where he spent much of his time exploring the abandoned amusement parks.
To make photography able to create images evoking thoughts and dreams. To reveal what the eye cannot see, because what counts is not to represent the existent, but to tell the impossible. To climb the barriers between observation and imagination...
Grace Weston is an award-winning photographer who works in her Portland, Oregon studio creating narrative imagery with staged vignettes that combine humor, wit and psychological tension.