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Photo madness


fentonfatimaumbrellaThere’s so much going on in photography now from some local practitioners of the craft. Here’s some of what’s happening:

— Kate Ware, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s curator of photographs who brought us the wonderful Mavericks of Color show still up at the PMA, is speaking today at 6 at The Print Center on the significance of photography in Philadelphia during 1960s and 1970s. R.S.V.P.

E.C. (Ted) Adams’ show “Stills from the Cinematic Street,” based on Adams’ books of B&W photography, “Between Cracks: Philadelphia Photographs” and “Bleak Is Beautiful,” is up at Kelly Writer’s House until Nov. 22. The show is curated by Peter Schwarz.

Susan Fenton has an exhibit, “Fatima,” at SchmidtDean Gallery that continues her meditation on bodies and their relationship to objects and clothes and culture. This series also brings up Robert Mapplethorpe and race issues. Up until Nov. 26 (image by Fenton from “Fatima”)..

Laurence Salzmann has an exhibit, “De Noche – By Night,” of his photographs from Argentina at Haverford College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery from October 28 to November 23, 2005.

Paul Cava has an exhibit, “Children of Adam,” at the wonderful Gallery 339 to Nov. 27.