There’s nothing worse than finding out you just missed out on a photo show you would’ve dropped everything to see. We took a look at what photo shows are happening worldwide to make sure you don’t miss exciting happenings in the photo world. Here is a selection of exhibitions we are most excited about in March 2016 – art shows featuring photographers old and happening right now in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Check them out below.


World Press Photo on tour, coming in March to Valencia, Oldenburg, Jakarta, and Zwolle

© Warren Richardson – Hope for a New Life

WOMEN: New Portraits by Annie Leibovitz on tour, upcoming Tokyo February 20-March 13 and San Francisco March 25th – April 17th


United States

Robert Adams: Around the House and Other New Work at the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco – March 10th through April 23rd

Robert Adams, Around the House, 2015
© Robert Adams, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

John Baldessari at Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles – Through April 9th

FotoFest 2016 Biennial, Houston – March 12th – April 24th

Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête at the Aperture Foundation, New York – Through March 17th

A Moment's Pleasure #2, 2007
Mickalene Thomas, La leçon d’amour, 2008 © Mickalene Thomas. Courtesy the artist; Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong; and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Gregory Crewdson at Gagosian Gallery, New York 
 – Through March 5th

Contemporary Photography Asian Perspectives at the Laurence Miller Gallery, New York – from March 10th – April 30th

Yoko Ikeda_Atami City Yoko Ikeda
Kanichi, 2011. Copyright Yoko Ikeda, courtesy Laurence Miller Gallery



Vogue 100: A Century of Style at the National Portrait Gallery, London – Through May 22nd Vogue 100: A Century of Style, National Portrait Gallery, London, 11 February – 22 May 2016, sponsored by Leon Max.

Anne Gunning in Jaipur by Norman Parkinson, 1956 ©Norman Parkinson Ltd/Courtesy Norman Parkinson Archive

Saul Leiter at the Photographers’ Gallery, London – Through April 3rd

Saul Leiter, Taxi, ca. 1957 © Saul Leiter Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

Vivian Maier at Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden – Through May 22nd

Lee Miller: A Woman’s War at the Imperial War Museum – Through April 24th

Stephen Shore Retrospective at C/O Berlin – 
Through May 22nd

© Stephen Shore. South of Klamath Falls, U.S. 97, Oregon,
July 21, 1973. From the series “Uncommon Places”
Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York & Sprüth Magers



Art Basel, Hong Kong – March 24th – 26th

Richard Mosse. Shall Be Released, 2015
Courtesy Art Basel / Carlier Gebauer


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Kiri Dalena. Erased Slogans
Courtesy Art Basel / 1335Mabini

Yangon Photo Festival, Myanmar – March 12th – 31st

Nao Tsuda “Grassland Tears” at Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film, Tokyo – Through March 26th

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© Nao Tsuda
Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film, Tokyo

Herb Ritts at the Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul – Through May 2nd

Artworks Curated by Anne Tolstoy at Studio White, Shanghai – Through August 1st

Double Vision at Objectifs Gallery, Singapore – March 4th – 11th

Junie Tang. Washington Heights 297th Street
Courtesy Objectifs Gallery / Junie Tang

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