Florence Biennale XI (2017)

Florence Biennale XI (2017) Across the street from my Florence hotel there is a vast complex, the Fortezza de Basso, behind high yellow-brown brick walls. It is a space large enough for an expansive exhibition of juried contemporary art submitted by artists from around the world. This year the variety of artists and media is […]

A Belgian femme at FOMU

Tacky title, for sure. A crowd favorite among European photo fans is the Antwerp FOMU (foto museum) at Waalsekaai 47, 2000 Antwerp. One of its summer exhibits spotlights an archive happily acquired in 1996. Suzi Embo (b. 1936), along with her younger sister Lou, threw herself into photography in her late teens. She had lots […]