“No,” Film on Advertising and Augusto Pinochet: Relation to Photography

28 May
“No,” Film on Advertising and Augusto Pinochet: Relation to Photography

“No,” the 2012 film staring Gael García Bernal, about the role advertising played in a national election to overthrow the Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, amazingly used poor quality 1980’s video cameras to match archival footage (making up about one third of the film). Rather than appeal to the grim but true political atrocities, the opposition

18 May
“the kids are alright” Museum Fine Art Photography Show at Weatherspoon Art Museum

Steve Giovinco, Catherine Opie, Deana Lawson, David Hilliard, Ryan McGinley, Tierney Gearon, and others in show on family and couples. Contemporary family life and contemporary fine art photography have changed these days due to technology, texting and Facebook. I’m proud to be included with the rest of the nearly 40 other great list of photographers and

16 May
Tom Wood at Thomas Erben Gallery: Chelsea Photography Opening

The carefully considered streetwise color photographs by Tom Wood at Thomas Erben Gallery straddle both documentary and conceptual photography worlds. At first glance, they appear to be a cousin to another British photographer, Martin Parr, who also around the same time was capturing similar subjects, and was traversing similar photographic territory. But Tom Wood’s work, which is less

03 May
Richard Misrach at Pace Gallery; Sandi Haber Fifield at Rick Wester Fine Art Photography Openings Chelsea

Chelsea Contemporary Fine Art Openings Many art openings with well known names be-felled Chelsea this evening among them Tracey Emin at Lehmann Maupin, Tim Hawkinson at Pace, Alexi Worth at DC Moore and a slew of others. Richard Misrach at Pace Gallery Photographically speaking,  On The Beach 2.0, an exhibition of new large-scale photographs by Richard Misrach, also