Photo Guide August

Photo Guide looks monthly at my 20 best Photo exhibitions and new books.This August featuring a new Book on Northern Irland published by Belfast Exposed, recommending Wall on Wall pictures at the remaining Berlin Wall and the Open Air exhibition at the new location of c/o Berlin, West Berlin’s  historic Amerika Haus.

Above : Soldier behind Shield, Northern Irland, 1973, by Philip Jones Griffiths/Magnum, from the Book : Northern Irland : 30 Years of Photography published by Belfast Exposed. © Philip Jones Griffiths, courtesy Magnum Photos

Cate Blanchett

Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008, still by David Rosetzky; from the exhibition : True Self : David Rosetzky Selected Works at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Australia

Jonas Bendikson

Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft,surrounded by thousands of  white butterflies, Altal Territory, 2000, by Jonas Bendikson/Magnum; from the exhibition Magnum Photobooks at the Magnum Print Room, London

Kai Wiedenhöfer

East Berliners crossing into West Berlin November,11, 1989 at Potsdamer Platz, Berlin by Kai Wiedenhöfer. From the exhibition on the longest piece of remaining Berlin Wall. Wall on Wall till September. Concept Adrienne Göhler

David Monteleone

Christian Orthodox celebration during the Epiphany, Republic of Chechnya,Russia, March 2013, by David Monteleone/VII; winner of the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award

Humphrey Spender

Graffiti, This is your Photo, 1937/38, by Humphrey Spender; from the exhibition Mass Observation: This is your Photo at the Photographers Gallery, London

Michel Vanden Eeckhoudt

Belgium, 2011,by Michel Vanden Eeckhoudt; from the Bittersweet exhibition at The Recontres d’Arles Photo Festival 2013 © Michel Vanden Eeckhoudt/Agence Vu

Walker Evans

Parked Car, Small Town Main Street, 1932, by Walker Evans; from the exhibition Walker Evans American Photographs at MOMA, New York

Sara Lewkowicz

Shane continued to scream in Maggie’s face as Memphis wedged herself between them, by Sara Lewkowicz; from the exhibition at Visa Pour l’Image, Perpignan 2013 © Sara Lewkowicz

Nan Goldin

Heart-Shaped Bruise, NYC,1980,by Nan Goldin; from the exhibition Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life Since 1969 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York © Nan Goldin, courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery, New York


Untitled, Korengal Valley Kunar Province Afghanistan,2008; from the exhibition Tim Hetherington-Infidel at Foam, Amsterdam © Tim Hetherington/courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery New York

John Hinde

‚Our True Intent is for all Your Delight‘ John Hinde Photographic; from the exhibition Summer Salad at Janet Borden Gallery, New York. Book by Martin Parr & Chris Boot

Harry Callahan

Harry Callahan, Atlanta, 1978, from the exhibition Harry Callahan, Retrospectice at the Münchener Stadtmuseum, München © The Estate of HC , Pace Mac Gill Gallery, NYC


1. Mai 1987, Berlin Alexanderplatz, by Harald Hauswald; from the exhibition ‚Erinnerung ausgegraben,Fotografien 1976-1990‘; at the Leonhardi Museum, Dresden © Harald Hauswald

The Brown Sisters

Nicolas Nixon, The Brown Sisters,2011; from the exhibition Ages, Portraits vom Älterwerden at the Photografische Sammlung/ SK Stiftung Kultur © Nicolas Nixon, Mapfre, Madrid

Martin Brogen

Untitled by Martin Bogren; from the book Tractor Boys published by Dewi Lewis


Amerika Haus 1950, unkown photographer © Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur Deutsches Dokumentationszentrum für Kunstgeschichte;  from the Open Air exhibition: Bourgeoisie, Swing and Molotow Cocktails at the new location of c/o Berlin, Hardenbergstrasse

Robert Ormerod

Edinburgh at sunrise, 2011,by Robert Ormerod; from the exhibition Doomen, part of the Festival of Politics at the Scottish Parliament


Wolfgang Tillmans – Headlight (b), 2012, from the exhibition‘ Neue Welt‘ at The Recontres d’Arles Photo Festival 2013, courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne.

Jupp Darchinger

Fifties Youth in Dortmund trying James Dean hair style, 1959, by Josef Darchinger. Darchinger, a live long press photographer with a strong back list, died 88. Here we miss out the obvious Willy Brandt or Rudolf Augstein pictures

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