Below is the list of the Fraction 50 in honor of the 50th Anniversary edition of the online magazine. Take some time to check out their work. The 50 photographers that were chosen are (in alphabetical order) : Group 1 David Emmit Adams, Sheri Lynn Behr, Lisa Blair, John Brooks, J Wesley Brown, Ksenia Burnasheva,… Read More Fraction Magazines 50
Two years ago, I was fortunate enough to attend and write about the Venice Biennale where Christian Marclay’s 24 hour video installation The Clock de-bued. WOW. I was blown away and so was everyone else as it took home the prestigious “Golden Lion” award which essentially is a best of show chosen from of all the… Read More Artist Spotlight: Christian Marclay in SF!
Last week I visited the Fraenkel Gallery to see “The Unphotographable”, a group of images curated by gallery owner Jeffrey Fraenkel with an accompanying publication by the same name. A mixture of historical whimsy and contemporary experimentation – the show is a superb example of how a medium, critiqued throughout time for its mechanization, can… Read More The Unphotographable
Michael Prodger The Guardian, Friday 19 October 2012 17.55 EDT From the earliest days of photography, practitioners took their inspiration from paintings. But as a new exhibition at London’s National Gallery shows, the link went both ways. For 180-years, people have been asking the question: is photography art? At an early meeting of the Photographic… Read More Ongoing Question “Photography: is it art?”
The Rencontres d’Arles needs to up it’s curatorial game. This year’s A French School directed by Francois Hebel was a disappointment but with a few gems below. Given the ingredients of the Rencontres d’Arles, a quaint Roman town with a dedicated audience of experts and amateurs, potential exists for one rockin’ festival. No matter the… Read More Rencontres d’Arles Needs to “Up its Game”
Hey there! Nope – I’m not a paid reviewer, but yes some of these folks are friends with great products! These are my picks for gifts under $50 for the photo geek or photo lover in your life. Feel free to forward me your favs to check out too. -Erika Tintype Portrait of Your Loved… Read More Six Holiday Gifts for Photo Geeks Under $69
PH51 Beginning Photography By Brittany Ashlock In honor of a gifted American photographer and artist, the prestige San Francisco Museum of Modern Art celebrates the life of Francesca Woodman, a daughter born from artists, a young photographer beyond her years, and a famous tragedy. Known for her self-portraits, yet recognized as the Woodman artist who… Read More Student Review: Francesca Woodman at SFMOMA