Art Photography Awards / LensCulture
Deadline July 3, 2018

Karine Roué, French Polynesia / Official Entrant

For the first-ever LensCulture Art Photography Awards, we want to discover and highlight the diverse and creative ways in which photographers are pushing the medium and reinventing our definitions of art made with photography. The possibilities are boundless – our mission is to celebrate all the techniques, methods, and stylistic approaches being used by artists from all over the world. For these new Awards, we’re happy to partner with The Aperture Foundation, and we’re excited to announce that selected work from the winners, jurors’ picks, and finalists will be exhibited at the world-renowned Aperture Gallery in New York City next spring!

 

Erin Menatian / Official Entrant

Alicja Brodowicz, Poland / Official Entrant

Flip Philip Collier, France / Official Entrant

Dilek Uyar, Turkey / Official Entrant

Claudia Cebrian, United States / Official Entrant

Eric Lo, Hong Kong / Official Entrant

What does art photography mean to you? Why does it remain important and relevant? How can it trigger appreciation of beauty, or a new way of viewing the world? We’re open to considering all types of photographic art – everything from printed art on gallery walls to sculptural objects, experimental processes, and totally new forms and formats. We hope you will help us define what thought-provoking art photography can be in 2018!

 

Irina Lawton, United States / Official Entrant

Florence Cardenti, France / Official Entrant

Pilar Elespuru, Peru / Official Entrant

Leandra García, Germany / Official Entrant

Charlotte Lartilleux, Italy / Official Entrant

We’re happy to announce that all selected photographers will be exhibited at Aperture Gallery in New York City’s Chelsea district. An opening reception will be held for artists, invited media, photo editors, and industry insiders for a night of art appreciation and networking. In recent years, Aperture Gallery has hosted exhibitions of work by Alex Webb, Martin Parr, Paul Strand, Mary Ellen Mark, Mickalene Thomas, Richard Renaldi, and many others.

 

Qiran Xu, Netherlands / Official Entrant

Vicky Martin, United Kingdom / Official Entrant

Robert Maleszyk, United Kingdom / Official Entrant

Tommaso Sacconi, United States / Official Entrant

Tuti Shick, Isreal / Official Entrant

Karine Roué, French Polynesia / Official Entrant

Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation created in 1952, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other – in print, in person, and online. Aperture magazine is the world’s leading photography magazine. To celebrate the new LensCulture Art Photography Awards, in addition to the exhibition at Aperture Gallery, all winners and jurors’ picks will also be featured on Aperture’s website.

Art Photography Awards 2018 Jury

Michael Famighetti, Editor / Aperture Magazine
New York, United States

Corey Keller, Curator Of Photography / SFMOMA
San Francisco, United States

Catherine Edelman, Founder, Director / Catherine Edelman Gallery
Chicago, United States

Todd Hido, Artist
San Francisco Bay Area, United States

Laura Moya, Director / Photolucida
Portland, United States

Mutsuko Ota, Editorial Director / IMA Magazine
Tokyo, Japan

Alona Pardo, Curator / Barbican Art Gallery
London, United Kingdom

Jim Casper, Editor-In-Chief / LensCulture
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Art Photography Awards / LensCulture
Deadline Tuesday July 3, 2018
Please visit the competition page >

The Path of Totality
ARTPIL / Prescription .149
A total solar eclipse occurs today with its path of totality traversing North America, starting over Mexico, crossing through...
+
World Press Photo 2024
Winners & Exhibitions Announced
From devastating conflicts and political upheaval to the climate crisis and the safe passage of migrants, the award-winning works...
+
Fight Against the Sea Rise
Participatory Public Action by Andrea Stefanelli
Tracing methods typical of conceptual art, of performance and participatory art, Stefanelli seems to welcome the lesson of De...
+
Alex Webb: Dislocations
Publication
Dislocations presents a contemporary update of Alex Webb’s long out-of-print 1998 book by the same name first published by...
+
David van Dartel: This Time Tomorrow
Mar 7 – Apr 26, 2024
David van Dartel, acclaimed Dutch Artist, presents a curated selection of his first two captivating and exceptionally successful series,...
+
BAM Winter/Spring 2024
Jan 15 – Jun 9, 2024
Experience the power of artistic community with BAM’s program. As bands play, dancers whirl, voices raise, and audience members...
+
Truth Told Slant: Contemporary Photography
Mar 1 – Aug 11, 2024
This exhibition will feature the work of five photographers who take unique approaches to documentary photography that challenge the...
+
International Women’s Day / 2024
Artpil / Prescription .148
Founded over 100 years ago evolving through various names and dates, this fulcrum of women’s rights was adopted by...
+
The Path of Totality
ARTPIL / Prescription .149
A total solar eclipse occurs today with its path of totality traversing North America, starting over Mexico, crossing through...
+
World Press Photo 2024
Winners & Exhibitions Announced
From devastating conflicts and political upheaval to the climate crisis and the safe passage of migrants, the award-winning works...
+
Fight Against the Sea Rise
Participatory Public Action by Andrea Stefanelli
Tracing methods typical of conceptual art, of performance and participatory art, Stefanelli seems to welcome the lesson of De...
+
Alex Webb: Dislocations
Publication
Dislocations presents a contemporary update of Alex Webb’s long out-of-print 1998 book by the same name first published by...
+
David van Dartel: This Time Tomorrow
Mar 7 – Apr 26, 2024
David van Dartel, acclaimed Dutch Artist, presents a curated selection of his first two captivating and exceptionally successful series,...
+
BAM Winter/Spring 2024
Jan 15 – Jun 9, 2024
Experience the power of artistic community with BAM’s program. As bands play, dancers whirl, voices raise, and audience members...
+
Truth Told Slant: Contemporary Photography
Mar 1 – Aug 11, 2024
This exhibition will feature the work of five photographers who take unique approaches to documentary photography that challenge the...
+
International Women’s Day / 2024
Artpil / Prescription .148
Founded over 100 years ago evolving through various names and dates, this fulcrum of women’s rights...
+
  • Anish Kapoor: Unseen
    Apr 11 – Oct 20, 2024
    ARKEN
    Ishøj, Denmark

    Anish Kapoor’s monumental sculptures and installations speak directly to our senses and emotions. Through his unique eye for materials, shapes, colours and surfaces we are drawn into and seduced by his artwork, which turns the world upside down – often quite literally. Kapoor has been shown in the largest exhibition venues in the world, and he has also created several significant pieces for public spaces. (more…)