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Native Indian Photography

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Picturing the People, a provocative exploration of photographs of and by Indigenous peoples includes images from the mid 19th century through today, and features a groundbreaking generation of Indigenous photographers.

Alongside the photographs from the Autry’s Braun Research Library will be the touring exhibition, Our People, Our Land, Our Images: International Indigenous Photographers. Together these two bodies of work explore the relationship of historic and contemporary images of Native people and colonial perceptions. 

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Exhibit depicts Arab classrooms

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

 

A striking new British Council photography exhibit opened Sunday at the National Museum in Sana’a. Entitled “Classroom Portraits,” the exhibit captures in images and facts the classrooms and views of students in 25 schools across Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Kingdom.

British photographer Julian Germain was commissioned by the British Council to take the series of 24 photographs and ask students about their likes and dislikes, aims and ambitions during each classroom visit. Postcards highlighting statistics from his surveys accompany the photographs.

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Colorado Mountain Club - Photo Exhibit

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

 

Awe-inspiring and spectacular mountain photographs from Colorado and around the world will be showcased at The Colorado Mountain Club in Golden, CO, starting November 29.

Steep Himalayan peaks, deep Colorado canyons, and brave climbers scaling frozen waterfalls are a few of the subjects which will be on display at this year’s photography exhibit. This annual tradition was established to present the stunning camera work of its members and dates back to 1918. Each year, club members submit their best shots representing human-powered sports, mountains, adventure travel, and this year, American Wilderness areas. More than 100 photographs will be on display during this fine-art print exhibit.

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Capture the Moment: Pulitzer Prize Photographs

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

 

“Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs,” the most comprehensive display of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs ever shown in the United States, will exhibit at the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum December 15, 2007 through March 30, 2008. The special exhibition features 138 award-winning images since 1942 through 2007.

Visitors to this exhibition will see the most extensive and dramatic traveling displays ever mounted at the museum. Photographic images, 3 ft. by 2.5 ft., are arranged chronologically, filling the every IPHF gallery. Each will be accompanied by a firsthand account of the events leading up to the photograph.

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Imaging Expo Singapore 2007

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

 

Koelnmesse, one of the world’s largest trade fair organizers with a string of successful events to its name, is proud to announce that it will launch the first specialized imaging and photography show in South-East-Asia and The Pacific region — Imaging Expo Singapore, incorporating P.I.X. - Photo Imaging X-change 2007. The event will be held 2-4 November 2007 and acts as a trade and educational platform that merges art with the technology of imaging and photography.

With the focus un communicating the latest trends and technology in imaging and photography for the region, Imaging Expo Singapore is a trade fair comprising of 8,000 sqm of exhibition space at Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The trade fair will provide a launching pad for major brands into South-East-Asia and The Pacific. Visitors for the exhibition include trade visitors, dealers, studio owners, publishing proffesionals, proffesional photographers, and photography and videography enthusiasts.

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The Art of the American Snapshot: 1888-1978

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

The Art of the American Snapshot 

Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

This exhibition of approximately 200 snapshot photographs chronicles the evolution of snapshot photography from 1888, when George Eastman first introduced the Kodak camera and roll film, through the 1970s. During this time it became possible for anyone to be a photographer, and snapshots not only had a profound impact on American life and memory, but they also influenced fine art photography.

Organized chronologically, the exhibition focuses on the changes in culture and technology that enabled and determined the look of snapshots.

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Paul McDonough, NY City 1968-1972

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Paul McDonough arrived in New York City in 1967 with a 35mm camera and an entrée, through childhood friend Tod Papageorge, into the photography workshops and social networks of street photographer Garry Winogrand. Emerging from an early career as a studio easel painter, McDonough found photographing on the streets of New York liberating: “it satisfied my sketching impulses… I learned to carry a camera everywhere, all the time, loaded with 400-speed film”.

The exhibit will be on at Sasha Wolf Gallery, from September 20 to November 10.

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Jane Bown from 1947 to 1967

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

An exhibit over Jane Bown’s work will be held at the british newspaper The Observer ’s Newsroom from Friday September 28 2007 to Friday January 25 2008.

The exhibition comprises largely unseen pictures by the legendary Observer photographer. Jane started her career at The Observer in 1949 and the exhibition features her non-portrait images from the 1940s, 50s and 60s offering a unique perspective on British social history.

The Observer published its first Jane Bown photograph in December 1949, beginning a romance between Britain’s oldest Sunday paper and the country’s most loved photographer that still flourishes.

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Steve McCurry at Art Center Waco

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

  

Art Center Waco will host the works of photographer Steve McCurry through March 2008.

McCurry, recognized universally as one of today’s finest image-makers, has won many of photography’s top awards. Best known for his evocative color photography, McCurry, in the finest documentary tradition, captures the essence of human struggle and joy. Member of Magnum Photos since 1986, McCurry has searched and found the unforgettable; many of his images have become modern icons.

Born in Philadelphia, McCurry graduated cum laude from the College of Arts and Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University. After working at a newspaper for two years, he left for India to freelance. It was in India that McCurry learned to watch and wait on life. “If you wait,” he realized, “people will forget your camera and the soul will drift up into view.”

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Color around the world

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

GREENVILLE, S.C. — “Digital Journeys: Traveling with a Camera in Hand,” a collection of photographs by Furman University Professor Emeritus of history and Asian studies Dr. James B. Leavell, will be on display in Furman’s Thompson Art Gallery through Friday, Nov. 2.

“Digital Journeys: Traveling with a Camera in Hand,” is an exhibition of Leavell’s study in color as he traveled around the world.

Some of the countries he visited include China, Ethiopia, Japan, Spain, Tibet and the United States, among others.

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