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11 spectacular exhibitions around the globe to inspire you

By Julie Becart | 1 week ago

We've rounded up 11 of the most spectacular and thought-provoking exhibitions around the world not to miss this June and July. If you have an exhibition you'd like to be considered, please email exposure@worldphoto.org at least six weeks in advance with all the details.  

ARGENTINA

FOTOTECA LATINOAMERICA, BUENOS AIRES
To June 23
FABIOLA CEDILLO: LOS MUNDOS DE TITA    
A moving display of photographs and drawings – the latter created by the photographer’s sister – which explores living with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy.
To June 23
LEONOR CARABALLO:  RETRATOS DE UNA CIUDAD EN PARTES

Posthumous exhibition of the late film director’s photographs. Includes the series Transience (1998-2000) and Living Dreams and Dead Lives / Dream Things and Still Lives (2002-2008). This is the first exhibition of her photographs in Buenos Aires.
To June 23
JORGE AGUIRRE: ANTHOLOGIE

Major retrospective of the renowned photographer, largely black & white reportage images of 1950s Argentina.
fola.com.ar

FRANCE

VNH GALLERY PARIS
To June 15
CANDIDA HÖFER: FACE DES ESPACES
Recent work by Candida Höfer made following her many visits to Paris. Höfer won the Sony World Photography Awards’ Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize in 2018.
vnhgallery.com

JAPAN 

SONY IMAGING GALLERY GINZA PARK TOKYO
To June 23
2019 SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS EXHIBITION
The best images from the 2019 Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions.
ginzasonypark.jp

TAKA ISHII GALLERY TOKYO
To June 15
NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: UMEGAOKA ELEGY
A selection of 90 new and recent works by the great photographer, includes a mixture of color and monochrome images captured on medium-format film.
takaishiigallery.com

RUSSIA

LUMIERE BROTHERS GALLERY MOSCOW
To June 23
JEAN-DANIEL LORIEUX’S FRENCH HOLIDAY
A retrospective of the famous French fashion photographer's most colorful imagery. 
lumiere.ru

MAMM MOSCOW
To July 14
WITOLD KRASSOWSKI: ALL EYES
A retrospective of Witold Krassowski’s 
work, considered one of the most important contemporary Polish photographers.
mamm-mdf.ru

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY, NEW YORK
To June 16
FOR FREEDOMS: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Explores the role of art and visual representation in American civic life through the work of For Freedoms collective – a group made up of creative individuals wanting to be more engaged in everyday life.
icp.org

FLOWERS GALLERY NEW YORK
To June 15
DARK LINE: THE THAMES ESTUARY
Nadav Kander’s visual exploration of the River Thames. Includes images from his celebratory display at the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at London's Somerset House, where Kander was awarded this year's Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize. 
flowersgallery.com

HOWARD GREENBERG GALLERY NEW YORK
To June 15
BRUCE DAVIDSON: SUBWAY
Bruce Davidson's vivid underground exploration of New York's subway system in the 1980s. Marks the photographer's shift from black & white to color.
howardgreenberg.com