Posts Tagged: photography history

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Exhibition: Blumenfeld Studio, New York, 1941-1960

Blumenfeld Studio, New York, 1941-1960 When? until 01 September 2013 Where? Somerset House Time Out Says: Erwin Blumenfeld – a Berlin-born Dada artist turned fashion photographer – became a leader in his field when he moved to New York in

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Exhibition: Blumenfeld Studio, New York, 1941-1960

Blumenfeld Studio, New York, 1941-1960 When? until 01 September 2013 Where? Somerset House Time Out Says: Erwin Blumenfeld – a Berlin-born Dada artist turned fashion photographer – became a leader in his field when he moved to New York in

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How photography connects us: David Griffin

An interesting short discussion from photo director for National Geographic, David Griffin. Griffin discusses the storytelling power of photography, and uses many examples from varying photography genres to doscuss his points:  

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How photography connects us: David Griffin

An interesting short discussion from photo director for National Geographic, David Griffin. Griffin discusses the storytelling power of photography, and uses many examples from varying photography genres to doscuss his points:  

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Garry Winogrand @ SFMOMA

  Exhibition: Garry Winogrand When? March 09 – June 02, 2013 Where? San Francisco MOMO Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar

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Garry Winogrand @ SFMOMA

  Exhibition: Garry Winogrand When? March 09 – June 02, 2013 Where? San Francisco MOMO Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar

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The rise of Fine Art Photography

”This week, ArtTactic published a survey that showed that confidence in the modern and contemporary photography market is up by 9.2% since May, with the biggest increase in confidence at top end of the market, for photos priced over $100,000.

Greenwood, Mississippi, 1974

The rise of Fine Art Photography

”This week, ArtTactic published a survey that showed that confidence in the modern and contemporary photography market is up by 9.2% since May, with the biggest increase in confidence at top end of the market, for photos priced over $100,000.

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The Gaze: Ellen von Unwerth

Regular readers will realise I rarely (unintended alliteration, there) publish solely fashion/commercial photography. While I believe there are no six-foot high boundaries between the realms of fine art photography, fashion and commercial stuff, everything crosses over, of course; yet I

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The Gaze: Ellen von Unwerth

Regular readers will realise I rarely (unintended alliteration, there) publish solely fashion/commercial photography. While I believe there are no six-foot high boundaries between the realms of fine art photography, fashion and commercial stuff, everything crosses over, of course; yet I

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Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography

A teaser from a longer piece – nonetheless an interesting few minutes of photography history… ‘Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography’ from SWiM Cinema on Vimeo.

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Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography

A teaser from a longer piece – nonetheless an interesting few minutes of photography history… ‘Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography’ from SWiM Cinema on Vimeo.

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Sense of History: Jacques Henri Lartigue

Jacques Henri Lartigue (June 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, most famous for his photographs of automobile races, planes and fashionable Parisian women. (source: Wiki) The paradox of photography, its unpredictable generosity and democratic

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Sense of History: Jacques Henri Lartigue

Jacques Henri Lartigue (June 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, most famous for his photographs of automobile races, planes and fashionable Parisian women. (source: Wiki) The paradox of photography, its unpredictable generosity and democratic

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Master Portrait Photographer: Emil Otto Hoppé

Emil Otto Hoppé (14 April 1878 – 9 December 1972) was a German-born British portrait, travel, and topographic photographer active between 1907 and 1945. Born into a wealthy family in Munich, he moved to London in 1900 originally to train

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Master Portrait Photographer: Emil Otto Hoppé

Emil Otto Hoppé (14 April 1878 – 9 December 1972) was a German-born British portrait, travel, and topographic photographer active between 1907 and 1945. Born into a wealthy family in Munich, he moved to London in 1900 originally to train

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That’s Rock and Roll: Bob Gruen

For more from Bob Gruen, visit his website here.

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That’s Rock and Roll: Bob Gruen

For more from Bob Gruen, visit his website here.

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Here Is Always Somewhere Else

‘Here is Always Somewhere Else is a 2008 documentary film directed by Rene Daalder and co-produced and edited by Aaron Ohlmann. The film is about the life and work of Dutch/Californian conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader, who in 1975 disappeared

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Here Is Always Somewhere Else

‘Here is Always Somewhere Else is a 2008 documentary film directed by Rene Daalder and co-produced and edited by Aaron Ohlmann. The film is about the life and work of Dutch/Californian conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader, who in 1975 disappeared