I recently came across Laura Pannack’s photographs (thanks foto8), and found her series, the untitled, a lyrical and powerful study of teens living their lives. They are chilling and intimate. From her web site: “The invincible yet vulnerable nature of teenagers has inspired me to embark on photographic adventures, sharing their company and releasing their
Laura Pannack: the untitled, Images of Teens
Houston, we dont have a problem: Menil Names Toby Kamps New Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art; CAMH names Valerie Cassel Oliver senior curator: congrats to both.
The group photography show at the curator’s office, Washington, DC, is up through this Saturday, August 21. The show includes: Jason Horowitz Nicholas & Sheila Pye Robert Mapplethorpe Chris Scarborough Spencer Tunick And myself
At MoMA, there are some knockouts in the Pictures by Women show. These are some I found compelling: Judith Joy Ross (I’ve always found her work chilling and compelling direct). Barbara Probst Katy Grannan Mary Frey (whom I saw at a MoMA show years ago, and made me think of going to graduate school). Diane
Michael Alago “Joe’s Back” 2009 I came across a sleeper show yesterday. Although its not a museum setting, many of the images are worthy of a detour. Among the worthy images and artists that I saw are Catherine Opie, Richard Renaldi, Judy Linn, and my friend from graduate school, Paola Ferrario. Others, that I didn’t
I recently came across George Slade’s re: photographica blog, which covers an interesting range of current books, contemporary photographers, all with a historical perspective. He’s recently joined as curator at Boston’s Photographic Resource Center but hails from Minnesota where he worked at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts.
These images, more of which can be seen at www.stevegiovinco.com, are about intimate and emotional relations between couples, and are taken from everyday events. Follow me facebook.
The omnipresent and excellent Flak Photo has published an image from my recent series On the Edge of Somewhere on the home page. Andy Adams (twitter handle: FlakPhoto; facebook: http://www.facebook.com/flakphoto), in case you dont know, is a great resource for all things contemporary photography, and offers a constantly changing but consistently outstanding view of new
Visiting the Yves Klein show at the Hirshhorn this week was like a pilgrimage to a perfect blue world. The installation of the first two sections, the large “blue” room, and the display with sponges and other objects covered in IKB (International Klein Blue) are among the best exhibitions I’ve seen. Surprises for me were
International residencies and writing grants, thanks to Mira’s List wonderful blog: (LATINO ARTISTS) The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Fund for the Arts: The NALAC Fund for the Arts awards a small number of fellowships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to support artists whose work demonstrates excellence and the potential for impacting the