American photographer Rosalind Fox Solomon is a master of precision and poise, capturing the most compelling moments in life. On April 2 – her 89th birthday –Solomon will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Centre of Photography.
Rosalind Fox Solomon, ‘Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1976’ in Liberty Theater (2018). Rosalind Fox Solomon, ‘Hixson, Tennessee, 1975’ in Liberty Theater (2018). Rosalind Fox Solomon, ‘Scottsboro Alabama, 1976’ in Liberty Theater (2018).…
Beginning in the mid-1970s, American artist Rosalind Fox Solomon traveled across the South creating a powerful series of photographs that reveal the state of the nation during the first decade following the Civil Rights Movement. It is here in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and South Carolina that we are privy to the complex interconnection of life rooted in the triumphs, tragedies, and traumas of the past.
The Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Rosalind Fox Solomon at the ICP gala to be held April 2. Shahidul Alam, who was jailed108 days in 2018, will receive a Special Presentation.
The International Center of Photography has announced the winners of its 2019 Infinity Awards. Rosalind Fox Solomon will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Dawoud Bey will receive the award for Art. The Emerging Photographer award will go to Jess T. Dugan, who studied with Bey at Columbia College Chicago and last year published her portraits of older transgender and gender non-conforming adults in the book To Survive on This Shore. The awards will be presented at a gala on April 2 in New York City.
Concurrent with the release of her latest book Got to Go, Bruce Silverstein Gallery presents Rosalind Fox Solomon’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. This immersive multimedia installation will include 30 photographs, as well as a three-channel projection with approximately 40 images and audio.
In her black-and-white photographs, Fox Solomon offers intimate acquaintance with characters and subjects far and wide.
Fox Solomon’s new book, “Got to Go,” is personal by both definitions. The collection’s subject matter is quite diffuse, with photographs shot over three decades, in the United States and twenty foreign countries
For a land so deeply entrenched with history and conflict, Israel is not an easy subject to approach in a photography project, especially from a single standpoint. Born out of an idea by Frédéric Brenner, a French photographer who has long explored Jewish
‘This Place’ is the title given to the internationally touring exhibition that presents the work of twelve artists who were commissioned to research and work in Israel and the West Bank, created primarily between 2009 and 2012 by Frédéric Brenner, Wendy Ewald, Martin Kollar, Josef Koudelka, Jungjin Lee, Gilles Peress, Fazal Sheikh, Stephen Shore, Rosalind Fox Solomon, Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall and Nick Waplington. Together, they act as a heterogeneous narrative of a conflicted, paradoxical and deeply resonant place.