Is art photography obsessed with the dark sides of humans and their society? If so, it should change.

October 8, 2020 It's probably true to say that most people - I haven't measured it - feel that we live in dark times. Just mention the environment, war and militarism, structures dissolving, poverty, global development goals never met, lack of political leadership, erosion of basic norms and ethics, corruption, sexism, the US/Western world falling…

At the Venice Art Biennale 2019 – Purvis Young

Venice, Italy - May 17, 2019 It's high time to resume writing here - the place where I write only about other artists - exhibitions, artists, fairs, art articles, reflections on what I see. I spend the month of May here in Venice. I came on May 1 to set up my SPAR - Silk…

McArthur Binion at La Biennale 2017

I have been ignorant about this great artist - found him at the Biennale in Venice in 2017. So complex and sophisticated, yet so simple and beautiful. Incredible variation in image from far away and very close. Magic. Enjoy. Here is my 1-min video at Instagram - follow ! https://vimeo.com/channels/obergphotographics/354390686 More about him here on…

Déjà Vu, Syria And Multi-Media Photo Collages – The “Three In One” exhibit

This post is updated with new images, latest on October 19, 2017 This "Three-In-One" exhibition opened on the "Night Of Culture" in Lund, September 16 16-22, at Vegagatan 25. Then I did a few new things and changed some of those presented - that's one of the joys with collages... - and, so, this is…

Alfred Drago Rens at Photo Basel 2017

Made this short video for my Instagram account about something unconventional for art photography that I find intriguing. Hope you do too: Alfred Drago Rens in the booth of Galleria L'Affiche in Milan https://www.instagram.com/p/BXX-nM5D3dQ/?taken-by=obergphotographics

ULAE turns 60 this year. Congratulations, Bill and friends!

Read more about Universal Limited Art Editions and its amazing history since it was created by Tatyana Grosman. It remains one of the finest fine art print publishers in the world today. Here is also more about Cuban-American minimalist painter, Carmen Herrera, who is mentioned in this video - publishing her first prints ever with…