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Photofairs Comes to San Francisco

1_ERIKA-DEEMAN

Erica Deeman, Asaba, 2015. © the artist and courtesy Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco

2_MATT-LIPPS

Matt Lipps, Act IV (silver), 2016. © the artist and courtesy Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco

3_HAI-Bo

Hai Bo, South series, No. 28, 2012. © and courtesy the artist

4_GOHAR-DASHTI

Gohar Dashti, Home, 2017. © the artist and courtesy Robert Klein Gallery, Boston

5_JOHN-CHIARA

John Chiara, Westline Drive at Mussel Rock, Variation 2, 2017. ©the artist and Courtesy Haines Gallery, San Francisco

6_NOÉMIE-GOUDAL

Noémie Goudal, Telluris, 2017. © the artist and courtesy Les Filles du Calvaire, Parie

7_SOPHIE-CLEMENTS

Sophie Clements, still from How We Fall, 2017. © and courtesy the artist

8_TAMMY-RAE-CARLAND

Tammy Rae Carland, Smoke Screen, 2013. © the artist and courtesy Jessical Silverman Gallery, San Francisco

9_KLEA-MCKENNA

Klea McKenna, still from Untitled, 2018. © the artist and courtesy Euqinom Projects, San Francisco

10_WOLFGANG-TILLMANS

Wolfgang Tillmans, Paranal ESO, sky and ocean, 2012. © the artist and courtesy Sage, Paris

Erica Deeman titled her breakout spring 2017 solo show at San Francisco’s Anthony Meier Fine Arts Brown. Deeman, who was born in the UK and now lives in California, presented a series of portraits of men from the African diaspora, set against a backdrop the shade of Deeman’s own skin. The portraits drew comparison to the work of Rineke Dijkstra and Dawoud Bey, and announced a new talent in contemporary photography. Deeman’s powerful work, together with photographs by Tammy Rae Carland, John Chiara, Noémie Goudal, Matt Lipps, Alec Soth, and Wolfgang Tillmans, is among the many highlights to be found at Photofairs | San Francisco, which will also feature public conversations with artists David Benjamin Sherry and curators Virginia Heckert and Sarah Meister.

Photofairs | San Francisco will take place at the Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, from February 23–25, 2018.

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