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Flash of inspiration: Baron Gayne (Adolph) de Meyer

Adolph Gayne de Meyer (3 September 1868 – 6 January 1949) was a photographer who became famous for his elegant photography portraits in the early 1900s. Celebrities such as Mary Pickford, Rita Lydig, Luisa Casati, Billie Burke, Lillian Gish, Ruth

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Flash of inspiration: Baron Gayne (Adolph) de Meyer

Adolph Gayne de Meyer (3 September 1868 – 6 January 1949) was a photographer who became famous for his elegant photography portraits in the early 1900s. Celebrities such as Mary Pickford, Rita Lydig, Luisa Casati, Billie Burke, Lillian Gish, Ruth

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Something might happen: Peter Fraser

Photographer Peter Fraser talks to The Guardian’s Sarah Phillips. He discusses the context of the cocktail-cup photograph (above) and what led him to capture it. A brief but energetic piece, I love how he describes discovering this curious object: ”I

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Something might happen: Peter Fraser

Photographer Peter Fraser talks to The Guardian’s Sarah Phillips. He discusses the context of the cocktail-cup photograph (above) and what led him to capture it. A brief but energetic piece, I love how he describes discovering this curious object: ”I

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Flash of inspiration: Erwin Blumenfeld

Erwin Blumenfeld (1897 – 1969) was a famous American photographer of German origin. He took more covers for Vogue than any photographer before or since and his art photography was for a long time overshadowed by his commercial work. In

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Flash of inspiration: Erwin Blumenfeld

Erwin Blumenfeld (1897 – 1969) was a famous American photographer of German origin. He took more covers for Vogue than any photographer before or since and his art photography was for a long time overshadowed by his commercial work. In

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What Remains: The Life and Work of Sally Mann

”Sally Mann is acknowledged as one of America’s finest and most controversial photographers. In this video, from the documentary film, What Remains: The Life and Work of Sally Mann, she discusses her work and her project examining death and decay.”

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What Remains: The Life and Work of Sally Mann

”Sally Mann is acknowledged as one of America’s finest and most controversial photographers. In this video, from the documentary film, What Remains: The Life and Work of Sally Mann, she discusses her work and her project examining death and decay.”

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A nomadic spirit: Natasha Van Zandt

Natasha Van Zandt is a Multi-Media Minneapolis based artist and photographer. Her personal work has been juried into galleries around the United States and locally in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Natasha graduated from Perpich Center for the Performing Arts as a Media

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A nomadic spirit: Natasha Van Zandt

Natasha Van Zandt is a Multi-Media Minneapolis based artist and photographer. Her personal work has been juried into galleries around the United States and locally in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Natasha graduated from Perpich Center for the Performing Arts as a Media

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When is a photobook not a photobook?

Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers’ Essays   Edited by Will Steacy Introduction by Lyle Rexer Paperback, 232 pages Photographs Not Taken is a collection of essays by photographers about moments that never became a picture. Conceived and edited

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When is a photobook not a photobook?

Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers’ Essays   Edited by Will Steacy Introduction by Lyle Rexer Paperback, 232 pages Photographs Not Taken is a collection of essays by photographers about moments that never became a picture. Conceived and edited

Is Photography Over?

Given the nature of contemporary art practice, the condition of visual culture, the advent of new technologies, and many other factors, what is at stake today in seeing something as a photograph? What is the value of continuing to speak

Is Photography Over?

Given the nature of contemporary art practice, the condition of visual culture, the advent of new technologies, and many other factors, what is at stake today in seeing something as a photograph? What is the value of continuing to speak

Metachaos: Alessandro Bavari

Photographer Alessandro Bavari was born in Latina, a coastal town south of Rome, Italy, on april 1963. Grown up in an italo-french family, he was early attracted by artistic matters and decided to attend art college, where he began making

Metachaos: Alessandro Bavari

Photographer Alessandro Bavari was born in Latina, a coastal town south of Rome, Italy, on april 1963. Grown up in an italo-french family, he was early attracted by artistic matters and decided to attend art college, where he began making