I so enjoy, along with my colleagues at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) , developing our PHOT52 Photographers and Their Images lecture series. This series, held live every Spring in San Francisco, CA is recorded, edited and closed captioned thanks to CCSF and is part of our expanding vimeo archive. The series is free… Read More A Treasure Trove – Photographer Interviews & Lectures
I’ve been posting a lot of work on my “ART” instagram lately. I find that keeping a separate instagram site for my artwork helps me focus on promoting it. Even if i”m more active on the my other account for daily discoveries. I found the article below from “Artsy” inspiring for continuing the process. Please follow… Read More 4 Artists Share Tips for Using Instagram to Grow Your Art Practice
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”.