Christophe von Hohenberg: Book Signing & Exhibition
July 31 – August 15, 2021
Opening Reception & Book Signing:
Saturday, July 31, 6 to 8 PM
MM FINE ART
4 North Main Street
Southampton, NY 11968
These images are by turns soothing, and haunting and yet somehow familiar.
Von Hohenberg has discovered a perspective that was in front of us all along, which we couldn’t quite isolate until he presented it to us.
– Jay McInerney, from the Foreword
MM Fine Art is pleased to present a solo photography exhibition of the work of Christophe von Hohenberg, celebrating the release his new book, The White Album of the Hamptons. Von Hohenberg’s black-and-white photographs of the Hampton beaches give the impression of squinting against the glaring summer sun—bleached out details blur and faint gestures carve out the presence of figures against the vast oceanic expanse. Allowing himself to be “blinded by the light” von Hohenberg has found harmony on the beaches of the Hamptons, a place that cleanses, renews, and
Von Hohenberg is recognized for his fashion, portrait, lifestyle and documentary photography. Discovered by American Vogue in 1979, von Hohenberg has since worked with Interview, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, French and German Vogue, German Rolling Stone, Fortune, Art Forum and The New York Times Magazine. His critically acclaimed book Andy Warhol: The Day the Factory Died was awarded the AIG Book and Photo District News Award in 2007, which was followed by the publication of Another Planet: New York Portraits 1976-1996. 2014 marked the publication of his third book, Shadows of the Gods: Mexico City. Von Hohenberg’s work has been included in two exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His photographs can be found in private collections throughout the United States, Europe and South America.