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Foam Talent | New York
24 young artists shaping the future of photography
30 March - 16 April 2017

Press Release | 23 December 2016


Eternal Beauty II, Film Still from the series The Honeymoon, 2014 © Juno Calypso / courtesy of the artist

Foam and Red Hook Labs team up to present Foam Talent at the Labs in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition is developed with work from the latest Talent Issue and embodies Foam’s view on the current state of photography. The works of an international young generation of artists are brought together who, with each portfolio, prove to have very distinct and unique visions within a variety of photographic genres. 

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William Eggleston 
Los Alamos
17 March – 7 June 2017

Press Release | 20 December 2016

William Eggleston, Memphis, ca. 1965 - 1968, from the series Los Alamos, 1965–1974 © Eggleston Artistic Trust 2004 / Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

In the exhibition William Eggleston – Los Alamos, Foam displays 75 photographs that were taken on various road trips through the southern states of America between 1966 and 1974. The exhibition includes a number of iconic images, including Eggleston’s first colour photograph.

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Foam Paul Huf Award winner 2016: 
Daisuke Yokota - Matter 
17 March – 4 June 2017

Press release | 19 December 2016

Installation view from Aichi Triennale, 2016 © Daisuke Yokota / Courtesy of artist and G/P Gallery

In the exhibition Matter, Foam presents new three-dimensional work by Daisuke Yokota (Saitama, b. 1983). Three installations revolve around the tactile aspects of photography, in which the outcome of the artwork is not determined by the camera, but by experiments with the material forms of the medium.

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Foam 3h: Ren Hang 
27 January – 12 March 2017

Press release | 19 December 2016

Untitled, 2016 © Ren Hang / courtesy Stieglitz19 

Provocative, but also poetic. Foam is exhibiting the explicit photographs of Ren Hang (1987, CN). The photographer was selected by the Outset | Unseen Exhibition Fund during the Unseen Photo Fair 2016, his exhibition at Foam is the result.

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Foam starts photography programme newcomers: New Perspectives

In January 2017 Foam will start a new programme for newcomers and status holders in Amsterdam: New Perspectives. Foam will host and organise various workshops, tours, masterclasses and exchanges within the museum and throughout Amsterdam. The programme was put together after thorough deliberation with newcomers and several collaborative partners. 

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Stéphanie Solinas 
Dominique Lambert / Le Pourquoi Pas?
24 February – 16 April 2017


DL#105/5, from the series Dominique Lambert, 2003-2009 © Stéphanie Solinas (detail)

The exhibition Dominique Lambert / Le Pourquoi Pas? presents two series by the French photographer Stéphanie Solinas. In her work, Solinas attempts to materialise abstract concepts such as identity or the spiritual in a systematic and factual manner. 

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Harley Weir - Boundaries
2 December 2016 – 19 February 2017


Untitled, 2015 © Harley Weir

Close to the skin of her objects, Harley Weir’s intimate approach is what marks her work in any context, be it a border zone in a politically charged area, or in a room with a model.

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Foam 3h: Sofia Borges - Black Chalk and White Charcoal or the Myth of the Absent Matter
2 December 2016 – 22 January 2017


The Original Myth, 2016 © Sofia Borges

Foam presents the mysterious work of Brazilian artist Sofia Borges (Ribeirão Preto, 1984) in a new exhibition, Black Chalk and White Charcoal or the Myth of the Absent Matter. Borges photographs objects and their mirror images, early cave paintings of the first humans, details of dioramas and oil paintings in museums as well as duplicating existing images by re-photographing them.

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Hiroshi Sugimoto - Black Box
16 December 2016 – 8 March 2017

Bay of Sagami, Atami, 1997 © Hiroshi Sugimoto

In the exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto - Black Box, Foam presents an overview of the work of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948, Tokyo). The exhibition is divided into five sections devoted to the artist’s major series: Theaters (1976-ongoing); Lightning Fields (2006-ongoing); Dioramas (1976-2012); Portraits (1994-1999); and Seascapes (1980-ongoing). 

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OUT NOW
Foam Magazine #46: Who We Are

© Namsa Leuba

Foam Magazine #46: Who We Are, is now available. From the expressive self-portraits of Izumi Miyazaki to the pioneering work of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, the selection represents an attempt to tackle the broad spectrum of identity and its various subchapters. 

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