Recently, the Photography Department at CCSF in San Francisco met with its Board of Industry Advisors. We asked one of our Advisor’s and CCSF alumni, Samantha Cooper, now Senior Photo Editor, Platforms at WIRED – “what’s new”? She responded by saying “the cinemagraph is in high demand” and that photographers need to understand how to… Read More Not Still – The Cinemagraph
Repost – Exposure, June 2018 (20 min read) While both historical archives and museums collect photography, they approach it in different ways. Whereas museums collect a few pieces, a historical archive which has photographs in the millions may take the photographer’s entire body of work. I have been working with large collections of photography for… Read More Loss of Vision: How Early 20th century Photography Was Misjudged by Critics and How Archives Obscure the Image
SF CAMERAWORK 2018 BENEFIT AUCTION SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 View the entire auction catalog – come place a bid and likely walk away with something special for 50-70% off retail The SF Camerawork Benefit Auction is our most important annual fundraiser, and the proceeds directly support our mission to support emerging artists exploring new directions and… Read More Emerging Photo Collector? Don’t Miss This
Reminiscent of the early photographic collages of David Hockney – this contemporary artist Lola Dupré also works by hand. Thank you artist Diane Fenster for showing me her work. Collage artist Lola Dupré (previously) continues to create mind-boggling manipulations of photographs in her surreal style. The Scotland-based artist cuts images into thousands of shards and arranges them… Read More Artist Spotlight: New Collages by Lola Dupré
On a recent trip to Barcelona, Spain I was introduced to the Artist Akram Zaatari via his show at the MACBA (Museu D’Art Conbemporani de Barcelona). See the exhibition brochure. The rooms that interested me the most were the 3rd rooms “Body of Film” at (5:47) and the last room “Against Photography and Archives of… Read More Artist Spotlight: AIF’s Akram Zaatari “Against Photography. An Annotated History of the Arab Image Foundation”.
I recently returned from The Recontres d’Arles – the largest photography festival in Europe. This year was my 11th year in attendance and each Summer I also invite a group of adults to accompany me there and throughout various parts of Provence as part of my program “Photography in France”. This year’s festival was full of… Read More Artist Spotlight: Gideon Mendel “Drowning World”
Make sure to join me at CCSF starting 3/6/17 for six Mondays of Guest Photography Lectures! Register for 1 unit or just come – open to the public. The Spring 2017 line up for “PH52: Photographers and Their Images” featuring professional photographers who come to lecture and show their work at City College of San Francisco… Read More PH52 Spring 2017 Lecture Series “Photographers and Their Images” Announced