DATE: February 19, 2010
In two complementary series of black-and-white
photographs, this Danish photographer immerses us in a dark, erotic, and
occasionally violent world a lot like the one we've seen in pictures by
Daido Moriyama, J. H. Engstrom, Anders Petersen, and other frequenters
of the lower depths.
Jacob Aue Sobol, Untitled #10,
From the series I,
Tokyo (2006-2008), © Jacob Aue Sobol, Courtesy
Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
he's photographing his girlfriend, Sabine, in Greenland or random
strangers in Tokyo, Aue Sobol's blunt realism often gives way to
something dreamlike, even nightmarish.
Read the complete review in The New Yorker.