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LAUNCH NIGHT: LOOK/17 LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL

6 April 2017

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Artist Talk: Cluny MCR

27 April 2017

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Tate Exchange Liverpool

27 November - 29 November 2016

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

28 October - 18 December 2016

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40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

5 January 2017

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North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

6 January - 19 March 2017

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Culture Shifts: Global

7 April - 18 June 2017

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Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

9 October 2016

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Sefton

9 October 2016

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Toxteth

9 October 2016

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Kirkby

9 October 2016

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St Helens

9 October 2016

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Halton

9 October 2016

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Wirral

9 October 2016

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Animator Training

9 October 2016

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Liverpool Biennial 2016

9 July - 16 October 2016

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Walter & Zoniel: Spectra

9 July - 16 October 2016

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Tromarama

9 July - 31 July 2016

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Telling Tales

6 July - 11 July 2016

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Collected Possibilities

15 June - 19 June 2016

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Open 2: Pieces of You

15 April - 5 June 2016

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Flat Death: Edgar Martins & Jordan Baseman

15 January - 3 April 2016

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Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

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Edith Tudor-Hart: Quiet Radicalism

2 March - 29 April 2013

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A Lecture Upon The Shadow

7 December - 17 February 2013

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E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

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Kohei Yoshiyuki: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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Mark Morrisroe: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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Sinta Tantra – Together, Yet Forever Apart: Liverpool Biennial 2012

1 September - 1 January 2014

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Still Outside (Or Unexplained)

22 June - 2 September 2012

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Erwin Wurm: One Minute Sculptures

22 June - 2 September 2012

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Richard Mosse: Infra

30 March - 10 June 2012

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Simon Norfolk: For Most of It I Have No Words: Genocide, Landscape, Memory

30 March - 10 June 2012

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Emily Speed: Nothing Is Finished, Nothing Is Perfect, Nothing Lasts

30 March - 2 September 2012

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Painted Photographs

13 January - 18 March 2012

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Richard Simpkin And Simone Lueck: Richard & Famous

13 January - 18 March 2012

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Mitch Epstein: American Power

5 November - 23 December 2011

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Chris Steele-Perkins: The Pleasure Principle

5 November - 23 December 2011

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S Mark Gubb: Good Sailing…

5 November - 18 March 2012

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Festive Photo Fayre

16 December - 20 December 2015

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Curious Gallery: An Exhibition Designed By Children

11 December - 13 December 2015

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Zanele Muholi: VUKANI/RISE

18 September - 29 November 2015

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Open 1

16 May - 23 August 2015

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Metamorphosis Of Japan After The War

22 January - 26 April 2015

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Robert Heinecken: Lessons In Posing Subjects

7 November - 11 January 2015

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Not All Documents Are Records: Photographing Exhibitions As An Art Form

5 July - 19 October 2014

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Paul Morrison: Urformen

1 June - 1 December 2016

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Ebb And Flow: A Visual Chronicle Of The Changes Within Liverpool’s Chinatown

17 May - 22 June 2014

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Letizia Battaglia: Breaking The Code Of Silence

22 February - 4 May 2014

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Alvin Baltrop And Gordon Matta-Clark: The Piers From Here

7 December - 9 February 2014

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Tim Hetherington: You Never See Them Like This

6 September - 24 November 2013

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Charles Fréger: The Wild And The Wise

17 May - 26 August 2013

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Eva Stenram: Drape

17 May - 26 August 2013

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MITCH EPSTEIN: AMERICAN POWER

MITCH EPSTEIN: AMERICAN POWER

MITCH EPSTEIN: AMERICAN POWER

MITCH EPSTEIN: AMERICAN POWER

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Mitch Epstein: American Power

5 November - 23 December 2011

Open Eye Gallery is proud to present American photographer Mitch Epstein’s first solo show in the UK, as the opening exhibition at our new Waterfront gallery.

American Power (2003-9) examines how energy is produced and used in the American landscape, questioning the power of nature, government and corporations. Epstein was awarded the prestigious Prix Pictet photographic award in March 2011 for this body of work, which offers a radical reflection on “the American Dream gone awry”.

The project began in 2003 when Epstein photographed a small town in Ohio after compulsory land purchase by the American Electric Power company. He went on to document 25 US States over a period of six years, producing a prolific body of work that depicts the effects of mass consumption.

Highly regarded internationally for his outstanding work with colour photography since the 1970s, Epstein’s provocative images capture, with meticulous detail, the foundations of life in a society driven by ideals.

Born in 1952, Mitch Epstein studied at The Cooper Union in New York under the professorship of Garry Winogrand. His photographs are in numerous museum collections including New York’s Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the UK’s Tate Gallery.

Mitch Epstein currently lives in New York. He is represented by Thomas Zander Galerie in Cologne.

“…a collection of images which manage to be both contemporary and timeless”
Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian

Open Eye Gallery is proud to present American photographer Mitch Epstein’s first solo show in the UK, as the opening exhibition at our new Waterfront gallery.

American Power (2003-9) examines how energy is produced and used in the American landscape, questioning the power of nature, government and corporations. Epstein was awarded the prestigious Prix Pictet photographic award in March 2011 for this body of work, which offers a radical reflection on “the American Dream gone awry”.

The project began in 2003 when Epstein photographed a small town in Ohio after compulsory land purchase by the American Electric Power company. He went on to document 25 US States over a period of six years, producing a prolific body of work that depicts the effects of mass consumption.

Highly regarded internationally for his outstanding work with colour photography since the 1970s, Epstein’s provocative images capture, with meticulous detail, the foundations of life in a society driven by ideals.

Born in 1952, Mitch Epstein studied at The Cooper Union in New York under the professorship of Garry Winogrand. His photographs are in numerous museum collections including New York’s Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the UK’s Tate Gallery.

Mitch Epstein currently lives in New York. He is represented by Thomas Zander Galerie in Cologne.

“…a collection of images which manage to be both contemporary and timeless”
Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian

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