On February 15th, Lumina Gallery will open at Røverstaden, a multi-faceted cultural house in the center of Oslo.
February 15th – March 18th, Lumina Gallery Welcomes you to Vernissage 6pm
The artist will be present : Sandro Miller
Breaking free from the traditional gallery setting, Lumina aims to use photography to spark conversation and collaboration. We prioritize working closely with our artists, collectors, and the curious, bringing photography to a wide public. All work is available for purchase. Please let us know if you wish more information or make an appoinment with us. Lumina is a member of AIPAD.
The founders of Lumina Gallery, Laara Matsen and Anette Skuggedal, are passionate about promoting contemporary photography, exhibiting international artists and providing a forum for collaboration across mediums. Lumina Gallery represents artists who are committed primarily to the photographic image and its potential to expand the boundaries of contemporary art.
//Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich:
A solo exhibition by world-renowned photographer Sandro Miller. Miller pays homage to the photographic masters who have influenced him, through a series of iconic photographs using the actor John Malkovich as the subject. Lumina Gallery will exhibit more than 35 pieces, including images recently created and shown for the first time worldwide. Sandro Miller will be present for the opening, and will give an artist talk addressing the origins and execution of the project. Miller and Malkovich began a collaborative friendship over 18 years ago. Miller began to produce this work in 2014, and he has just recently created new pieces. The images from Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters hold importance in the larger canon of contemporary photographic history. Pieces include Irving Penn’s portrait of Truman Capote; Dorothea Lange’s image of a migrant mother; Robert Mapplethorpe’s self-portrait with a gun; Diane Arbus’s boy with a hand grenade; and Richard Avedon’s beekeeper, among many others, and most recently images by Irving Penn, and August Sander. This series is an honest attempt to recreate images in the history of photography and to give homage to its famous subjects and creators. Miller is investigating what makes a portrait stand out in the collective memory. For purchase inquires please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Sandro Miller/
Sandro Miller is a two-time recipient of the Lucie Foundation “International Photographer of the Year Award” and an ambassador for Nikon USA. His editorial work has been featured in publications such as The New Yorker, GQ and Esquire. Miller has previously been exhibited at Catherine Edelman gallery, Chicago, Fahey/Klein gallery, LA, Camerimage Film Festival, Torun, Poland and Les Rencontres d’Arles Photographie in Arles, France.
At the age of sixteen, upon seeing the work of Irving Penn, Sandro Miller knew he wanted to become a photographer. Mostly self-taught, Sandro relied on books published by many of the great artists canonized in photographic history. Through their pictures, he learned the art of composition, lighting and portraiture. More than 30 years later, with clients ranging from Forbes, GQ and Esquire, to American Express, Coca-Cola and BMW, Sandro has secured his place as one of the top advertising photographers worldwide.
His success in the commercial world allows him to continue his personal projects, which has included working in Cuba, photographing American blues musicians, various dance troupes, and extended endeavors with John Malkovich, his long time friend and collaborator. Sandro first met Malkovich in the late 1990s, while working on a job for Steppenwolf Theater. More than 16 years later, Sandro and John are still collaborating, which can be seen in their latest project, Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters.
//Munkedamsveien 15 // 0250 Oslo