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Sarah Puleo, Instincts, on view at Gravy Studio and Gallery in the exhibition the Denizens of Pines, though July 31

The Denizens of Pines, a group show at Gravy Studio and Gallery

[Jennifer takes a virtual hike into New Jersey's Pine Barrens via a recent three-artist exhibit spanning photography, drawings, and film. -- the artblog editors] David Scott Kessler, Kaitlin Mosley, and Sarah Puleo are artists who explore the landscape and mysteries of the New Jersey Pine Barrens–an almost mythological place. This is the home of the Jersey Devil and the White Stag; these legends have their own Wikipedia page, perhaps confirming the endurance of these myths. At Gravy Studio and Gallery, these three artists presented photographs, sketches, and film that touched lightly on this folklore, while relishing the contradictions and natural ... More » »

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Artists I’ve Shot

[Jaime Alvarez’s photo post is part of an occasional series of images taken in artists’ studios when Jaime is shooting professional images of artworks. (Jaime is also a fine art photographer and member of Tiger Strikes Asteroid gallery.) The candy-colored object is a calibration tool to help the photographer calibrate the color for the photo shoot. Jaime asks the artist to hold the calibration tool. Sometimes the artist puts him- or herself into the photo, and sometimes all you see is the artist's hand reaching into the frame and holding the calibrator. The result is a working image made in support ... More » »

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Artists I’ve Shot

[Jaime Alvarez’s photo post is part of an occasional series of images taken in artists’ studios when Jaime is shooting professional images of artworks. (Jaime is also a fine art photographer and member of Tiger Strikes Asteroid gallery.) The candy-colored object is a calibration tool to help the photographer calibrate the color for the photo shoot. Jaime asks the artist to hold the calibration tool. Sometimes the artist puts him- or herself into the photo, and sometimes all you see is the artist's hand reaching into the frame and holding the calibrator. The result is a working image made in support ... More » »

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Ray Horsch’s Transgressions at The Papermill (NSFW)

[Peter delves into a show of raw, intentionally upsetting photography and videography, presented as a slideshow of increasingly dire transgressions. Please note that this post contains nudity. -- the artblog editors] You don’t stumble upon Transgressions accidentally. The Papermill gallery in north Kensington, where the photo exhibition is shown, is not on anybody’s gallery crawl agenda. You have to find it, crossing rail tracks and navigating streets with more than their share of boarded-up buildings. You have to want to be there. Take a seat Are the subjects in photographer Ray Horsch’s opus of pornography of grotesquery likewise there voluntarily? Many ... More » »

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Artists I’ve Shot

[Jaime Alvarez’s photo post is part of an occasional series of images taken in artists’ studios when Jaime is shooting professional images of artworks. (Jaime is also a fine art photographer and member of Tiger Strikes Asteroid gallery.) The candy-colored object is a calibration tool to help the photographer calibrate the color for the photo shoot. Jaime asks the artist to hold the calibration tool. Sometimes the artist puts him- or herself into the photo, and sometimes all you see is the artist's hand reaching into the frame and holding the calibrator. The result is a working image made in support ... More » »

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“To work as the spirit moves me” — an interview with Sarah Van Keuren

[Jennifer sits down with artist and teacher Sarah Van Keuren to talk alternative photography processes, the fascination of chemistry, and Van Keuren's plans for the future. -- the artblog editors] Sarah Van Keuren has been teaching non-silver and alternative photography processes at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia since 1980.  She retires at the end of this spring semester. Her influential work over the past 34 years includes helping to establish a non-silver printing room at UArts, and mentoring students. Some of her students have even become professors of this 19th-century process, which hovers somewhere between printmaking and photography. ... More » »

Anne Schaefer: http://www.anneschaeferstudio.com
Shot: October 31, 2012

Artists I’ve Shot

[Jaime Alvarez’s photo post is part of an occasional series of images taken in artists’ studios when Jaime is shooting professional images of artworks. (Jaime is also a fine art photographer and member of Tiger Strikes Asteroid gallery.) The candy-colored object is a calibration tool to help the photographer calibrate the color for the photo shoot. Jaime asks the artist to hold the calibration tool. Sometimes the artist puts him- or herself into the photo, and sometimes all you see is the artist's hand reaching into the frame and holding the calibrator. The result is a working image made in support ... More » »

Matthew Alden Price http://matthewaldenprice.com
Shot: November 2, 2012

Artists I’ve Shot

[Jaime Alvarez’s photo post is part of an occasional series of images taken in artists’ studios when Jaime is shooting professional images of artworks. (Jaime is also a fine art photographer and member of Tiger Strikes Asteroid gallery.) The candy-colored object is a calibration tool to help the photographer calibrate the color for the photo shoot. Jaime asks the artist to hold the calibration tool. Sometimes the artist puts him- or herself into the photo, and sometimes all you see is the artist's hand reaching into the frame and holding the calibrator. The result is a working image made in support ... More » »

Past and present: New Orleans Museum of Art photography curators hold a dialogue about the museum's photographic holdings.

Camera-derie — Six photography curators chat about curation at the New Orleans Museum of Art

[artblog editor Lianna Patch attended a panel of photography curators last month at the New Orleans Museum of Art, during which the curators spoke about what they each added to the museum's extensive photography collection. -- the artblog editors] Want to see one of the largest permanent photographic collections in the country? Head to the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), where a long lineup of curators has been collecting photographs since the 1970s. Last month, NOMA hosted an unusual event to celebrate the close of massive retrospective Photography at NOMA. The museum brought together five of its photography curators from ... More » »

Robert Gumpert, "Take a Picture Tell a Story" series

Prison Obscura at Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

[Rachel examines a deeply moving group exhibition focusing on the lives, dreams, and stories of prisoners in penal facilities all over the U.S. --the artblog editors] You begin with tangible material–concrete, chain-link, cement. Then move through the imaginary, faux-photo backdrops, dreams, desires. All the while, you are immersed in the physical and mental world of contemporary prison life, viewing both reality and reality hoped for. Prison Obscura, on view at Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery through March 7th, is not only comprised of great art–but poignant narratives that deserve witness. Curated by Pete Brook, the exhibition presents a critical look at ... More » »

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