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December 2018

15
December
Saturday

The Modern Eye

December 15, 2018 - January 16, 2019

The development of Modernism in the arts parallels the rise of the modern industrial society. Photography is finding a mature voice and the quasi-painterly influence of Pictorialism that set its foundations have been set aside in favor of a more dynamic, sharp focus composition with hard lines, repetitive forms and creative camera angles. The contents of photographs, as well as their strength to comment on contemporary society, give them a richer and multi-dimensional voice in the development of the visual…

January 2019

19
January
Saturday

Michael Eastman

January 19, 2019 - February 23, 2019

Michael Eastman’s evocative photographs capture architectural interiors and facades throughout the world’s fabled epicenters of culture; Havana, Milan, Buenos Aires, Lisbon. As profiles of various structures, the pictures also showcase the ravages of time amidst their grandeur, presenting profiles loyal to all of the organic imperfections caused by the passage of time and use. Michael Eastman’s photography emphasizes, through painterly technique, a sense of quiet admiration, and unapologetic sincerity, the human stages for political, social, and cultural interaction and the…

March 2019

09
March
Saturday

David Yarrow: Off Road & After Hours

March 9, 2019 - April 20, 2019

Renowned photographer David Yarrow, infamous for his dramatic, immersive images, continues to push himself to create challenging and consequential pictures. As a totally integral part of his photographic process, David Yarrow hunts for his momentous photographs through meticulous research and preparation for a shoot. Figuring out how to surmount physical and logistical challenges, he works to either construct or find special pictures, and although weeks or months may have been necessary to create a picture, he works relentlessly to find…

April 2019

27
April
Saturday

Fashion Forward

April 27, 2019 - August 31, 2019

JL Modern Gallery's exhibition, "Fashion Forward" is an abbreviated survey of fashion-based photography created over the last 60 years. With the advent of commercially viable fashion and lifestyle magazines, such as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, and Le Jardin des Modes, to name a few, the upper middle class and the wealthy had a visual resource that helped broadcast and popularize fashion as an upper-class distinction and privilege. These international magazines starting in the 1930s employed a group of talented photographers…

November 2019

16
November
Saturday

Stephen Wilkes’ Day to Night™

November 16, 2019 - December 14, 2019

One of the most aesthetically complex and rewarding photographic projects of the last decade is Stephen Wilkes’s “Day to Night” photographic series. In Wilkes’s own words, he comments: “Day to Night has been a 10-year personal journey to capture fundamental elements of our world through the hourglass of a single day. It is a synthesis of art and science, an exploration of time, memory, and history through the 24-hour rhythms of our daily lives.” In the 16th-century, a narrative landscape…

December 2019

21
December
Saturday

The Luminous Work of Garry Fabian Miller

December 21, 2019 - January 20, 2020

Photography’s capacity to record light has captivated the world since the medium began to take shape in the early 19th century. Aside from its acceptance and spread as a mass medium, its first visual iterations, as a product of science and art, established a signature aesthetic that fascinated future artists with the expressive and transcendent potentials of the medium. Garry Fabian Miller, one of the most notable figures at the forefront of non-figurative contemporary photography, records light directly onto photo-sensitive…

January 2020

25
January
Saturday

Nick Brandt

January 25 - February 19

"There's a phrase I always use. It's better to be angry and active than angry and passive." For the past two decades, photographer Nick Brandt has created a body of work that underlines the critical grounds for conservation. Brandt questions that, if we as humans continue to endanger the environment through a relentless pursuit of frequently short term, short-sighted “economic progress," the natural world we proudly proclaim as Earth's endowment to humanity will cease to exist. Nick Brandt began his…

February 2020

13
February
Thursday

The Palm Beach Show

February 13 @ 11:00 am - February 18 @ 7:00 pm
Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Click here for complimentary tickets.

22
February
Saturday

Iridescent Beauty: Fashion and Identity

February 22 - May 9

Iridescent Beauty: Fashion and Identity Cathleen Naundorf and Kimiko Yoshida “I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.” - Coco Chanel The concept of fashion is that of being a great communicator of ideas, enabling creative expression for anyone who chooses to display their personas through clothing, as well as elucidating a simple way to represent identity and social class. In recent times, the expressive power and historical importance of fashion has been highlighted by an escalating number of significant museums…

October 2020

07
October
Wednesday

The Curated Collector Part I

October 7 - November 22
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Seeing Spaces: Four Photographers Viewing Architecture

November 1, 2018December 8, 2018

    Beginning over a century ago, pioneers of photography began to examine and represent architecture as an idea and rich subject, creating a niche in the field of photography that explores the profound relationships we have to our three-dimensional surroundings, structures we dwell and work in, as well as spaces developed for cultural use. Seeing Spaces profiles the work of four contemporary photographers who treat various aspects of architecture to investigate atmosphere, memory, and narrative. These artists expand photography’s…

December 2018

15
December
Saturday

 

The Modern Eye

December 15, 2018January 16, 2019

The development of Modernism in the arts parallels the rise of the modern industrial society. Photography is finding a mature voice and the quasi-painterly influence of Pictorialism that set its foundations have been set aside in favor of a more dynamic, sharp focus composition with hard lines, repetitive forms and creative camera angles. The contents of photographs, as well as their strength to comment on contemporary society, give them a richer and multi-dimensional voice in the development of the visual…

January 2019

19
January
Saturday

 

Michael Eastman

January 19February 23

Michael Eastman’s evocative photographs capture architectural interiors and facades throughout the world’s fabled epicenters of culture; Havana, Milan, Buenos Aires, Lisbon. As profiles of various structures, the pictures also showcase the ravages of time amidst their grandeur, presenting profiles loyal to all of the organic imperfections caused by the passage of time and use. Michael Eastman’s photography emphasizes, through painterly technique, a sense of quiet admiration, and unapologetic sincerity, the human stages for political, social, and cultural interaction and the…

March 2019

09
March
Saturday

 

David Yarrow: Off Road & After Hours

March 9April 20

Renowned photographer David Yarrow, infamous for his dramatic, immersive images, continues to push himself to create challenging and consequential pictures. As a totally integral part of his photographic process, David Yarrow hunts for his momentous photographs through meticulous research and preparation for a shoot. Figuring out how to surmount physical and logistical challenges, he works to either construct or find special pictures, and although weeks or months may have been necessary to create a picture, he works relentlessly to find…

April 2019

27
April
Saturday

 

Fashion Forward

April 27August 31

JL Modern Gallery’s exhibition, “Fashion Forward” is an abbreviated survey of fashion-based photography created over the last 60 years. With the advent of commercially viable fashion and lifestyle magazines, such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, and Le Jardin des Modes, to name a few, the upper middle class and the wealthy had a visual resource that helped broadcast and popularize fashion as an upper-class distinction and privilege. These international magazines starting in the 1930s employed a group of talented photographers…