new york: certain young french photography and drawings

© agnès b. / claudia imbert - photo from the 'la zone pavillonnaire' series [2008] festively opening today on le quatorze juillet - the french national day - at the fab new agnès b. store + gallery in soho is the certain young french photography and drawings exhibition. through her involvement in and patronage of the friends of paris beaux-arts school association and the lucien and rodolphe hervé association in paris, french designer agnès b. selected seven photographers that caught her critical eye for this show. all of them take a singular approach to their surroundings and develop other 'invented realities' that manifest their respective peculiarity. additionally, the work of three illustrators is presented in an interesting attempt to both confront and fuse the two mediums. participating artists include claudia imbert, abdelkader benchamma, matthias olmeta, kiki + loulou picasso and nicolas dhervillers [on through aug 31]. location: 50 howard street [soho].
© agnès b. / abdelkader benchamma - la capture du tas [2007]