We've rounded up 17 of the most spectacular exhibitions in eight countries around the world not to miss this summer and forthcoming months. If you have an exhibition you'd like to be considered, please email [email protected] at least six weeks in advance with all the details and a link to press images.
JARDIN PUBLIC, BORDEAUX
June 9 to September 24
MARTIN PARR: LIFE’S A BEACH
Presents a delightful collection of 23 iconic images by the photographer, from the early work of British seaside resorts in the 1980s to his most recent images captured in India in 2018.
HELMUT NEWTON FOUNDATION
June 7 to November 10
THREE BOYS FROM PASADENA
Mark Arbeit, George Holz and Just Loomis pay homage to the great photographer Helmut Newton.
July 19 to November 10
A comprehensive retrospective of Magnum photographer Martin Parr.
To January 6, 2020
LIGHT SENSITIVE 2
Group show of photographers great innovators, both past and present. Includes works by Nobuyoshi Araki, Andreas Gursky, Wim Wenders and Wolfgang Tilmans.
To September 1
GREY IS THE NEW PINK: MOMENTS OF AGEING
Presents diverse ideas of ageing across cultures, visual arts and personal experiences.
CITE DE L’IMAGE
To September 29
SUSAN BARNETT: NOT IN YOUR FACE
Discusses the t-shirt’s power to tell personal and political convictions about who we are and who we want to be.
To October 24
CHARLES FREGER: YOKAINOSHIMA, ISLAND OF MONSTERS
Explores the extraordinary range of masks, costumes and characters used in festivals and ceremonies to celebrate fertility in Japan.
To September 22
Including works by twelve artists from Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America. Highlights varying approaches to contemporary photography.
To September 22
LATOYA RUBY FRAIZER
Black & white images by America’s great contemporary portrait photographers.
June 6 to July 31
YVES MARCHAND AND ROMAIN MEFFRE: THE BUDAPEST COURTYARDS
Explore Budapest through the lenses of Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre who visited 400 of its 4,000 hidden courtyards.
THE RAVESTIJN GALLERY
June 29 to August 31
MATHIEU ASSELIN: MONSANTO: A PHOTOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION
A photographic documentation of the French photographer’s research on the chemical company Monsanto and its consequences on health and ecology.
To August 31
Nevzat Yildirim: After the Conflict
In 2013 and 2015 Nevzat Yildirim was invited by a Turkish Human Rights Charity to travel to Yemen and Afghanistan respectively to document some of the charity’s work with orphaned children. The series ‘After the Conflict’ was born out of this work. Enjoy the online exhibition.
United States of America
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, CHICAGO
July 18 to September 29
GO DOWN MOSES
Presents a reinterpretation of the MoCP’s permanent collection that can be understood as a visual poem of contemporary America.
BAKERSFIELD MUSEUM OF ART
To August 17
While some photographers gravitate towards digital, others – like Busch and Kitchen – embrace the process and results of platinum printing. A fine exhibition of this high-quality printing process.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ARTS
July 20 to December 1
DON’T! PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF MISTAKES
Explores how photographic techniques such as double exposure, lens flare and motion blur deemed errors by one generation of photographers became interesting aesthetic intentions by the next.
To December 8
GARRY WINOGRAND: COLOR
The first exhibition dedicated to the nearly forgotten color photographs of Garry Winogrand, one of the recently unsung heroes of twentieth-century photography.