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Archive for February, 2018

Harold Edgerton, A Pioneer of Flash Technology, Is Celebrated In An Upcoming Exhibition At The Whitney Museum of American Art

Posted by on February 27, 2018 | Photographer Interviews

Edgerton, Harold

In the early 1930s, Harold Edgerton, who died in 1990, developed flash technology that allowed him to photography objects and events moving faster than the eye can perceive. Although he was uncomfortable being recognized as an artist, his images were extraordinary, capturing moments in time so perfectly frozen that they seem almost sculptural. In an... More

Sara Fahling Explores the Aftermath of Loss with Fabric and Photography

Posted by on February 20, 2018 | Student Photography

Photo © Sara Fahling

  Indiana University MFA student Sara Fahling‘s thesis tackles a variety of subjects: death, family, grief, acceptance and experimentation, to name a few. The body of work titled Unmended is, she writes, “an exploration of familial legacy in the aftermath of loss.” The work merges photographs of her grandparent’s home with fabrics in an intimate and meaningful... More

In “Transit,” Israeli Photographer Barak Zemer Captures Modern Day Purgatories

Posted by on February 20, 2018 | Photographer Interviews

There is little or no movement in “Transit,” an exhibition of photographs by Israeli photographer Barak Zemer open through March 3 at Night Gallery in Los Angeles. Instead, the subjects in his photographs are trapped in different types of purgatories — in the seats of airplanes, in hospitals, in highway traffic. “Passage is not without... More

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Apply For A Studio In Brooklyn

Posted by on February 10, 2018 | Contests/Events

Dumbo is currently one of the most expensive neighborhoods to live and work in Brooklyn. It’s also a place teeming with art installations, galleries, and opportunities to network. Most artists couldn’t even dream of affording a studio in the neighborhood. The good news is that the Sharpe-Walentas studio program is willing to give 17 artists... More

In “Hanging Out,” Alessandra Sanguinetti Captures Teenagers In Their Natural Environments

Posted by on February 7, 2018 | Student Photography

USA. Long Beach, California. 2017. On weekends, Adrianna Luna (17), Raeven Dickerson (17), and their friends walk around The Pike, near the Long Beach port, and swap news about their latest fixations — Icelandic rap artists, sneaker art, thrift shopping.

For “Hanging Out,” a series that appeared in the December 2017 issue of The California Sunday Magazine, Alessandra Sanguinetti traveled around California, photographing teen cliques being themselves. Sanguinetti approached her subjects with confidence, thinking that she already knew what adolescence was like, having experienced it herself. “I was bracing for silly, noisy and arrogant knots... More