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Alex Webb
American, b. 1952
Le Botanique Brussels (Belgium) presents from June 22 to August 7, 2016 the exhibition "The Suffering of Light" by Alex Webb.

“In the late 70s, I started taking colour photos in Haiti and Mexico, countries of tropical light, where the intensive colour seems in some way to be rooted in the very culture; very different to the brownie-grey tones of my native New England. From the very start I was in Read full story
Sep 21, 2016
La Calle brings together more than thirty years of photography from the streets of Mexico by Alex Webb, spanning from 1975 to 2007. Whether in black and white or color, Webb’s richly layered and complex compositions touch on multiple genres. As Geoff Dyer writes, “Wherever he goes, Webb always ends up in a Bermuda shaped triangle where the distinctions between photo journalism, documentary, and art... More...
Sep 13, 2016
Do you know where you’re going next with your photography - or where it’s taking you?

This intensive 5-day workshop will help photographers begin to understand their own distinct way of seeing the world, and help photographers take their work to the next level.

Open to both serious amateurs and professionals alike, it is a workshop that will emphasize the development of your own personal way of seeing... More...
Aug 25, 2016
Alex Webb visited Philadelphia to explore the streets of the City of Brotherly Love two weeks prior to the July 25-28 Democratic National Convention.

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Jul 20, 2016
In April, Alex Webb documented life on the streets of Cleveland, Ohio - the location of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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Apr 21, 2016
Soon before the New York Primary, Alex Webb, on assignment for Libération, visited the neighborhoods around Bernie Sanders’ and Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters, both located in Brooklyn. They’re a close distance from one another - only a 20 minute walk between the two offices.
Webb also visited the Sanders office and a church in Bedford-Stuyvesant, which Clinton had visited during her campaign.... More...