Tag Archives: photography
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, a member of the British royal family.

Royal Portraits Now on Display in the US

For the first time in history, portraits of the British royal family are on display in the United States. For many of the images, it is the first time they have been transported outside of the United Kingdom. Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts has partnered with the National Portrait Gallery in London to feature 150 […]

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A photo of a shoeshine stand taken in the Southeastern U.S. in 1936. The image was captured by photographer Walker Evans.

Last Chance to See Iconic Photographer at SFMOMA

Photographer Walker Evans, best known for his work documenting everyday life during the Great Depression, has a new home: Until February 4, his work will be displayed as part of an exhibit at SFMOMA. Including everything from his earliest self-portraits to his photographs capturing average men and women on the streets, the SFMOMA exhibit is […]

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A photo of the Port Authority Bus Terminal located in New York.

Photographer/Filmmaker Documents Port Authority Bus Terminal

It could be argued that New York City herself was the artist of the latest exhibit inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal. She’s certainly the subject. And possibly the medium. It’s all in how you look at it. “PABT Time Lapse 2017” is the exhibit of Tony Gregory, local bartender and photographer. His bar is […]

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A close-up photo of a camera lens.

“Public, Private, Secret” Photography Exhibit

“Public, Private, Secret” is the first exhibition at the newly re-opened International Center of Photography, which has finally found a new home on the Bowery after losing its place in Midtown. The new exhibition, a massive aggregate of every kind of photography from selfies to food Instagrams to war photos, is about photography’s role today, […]

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how we see The Jewish Museum

Now on View: ‘How We See’ at the Jewish Museum

In mid-March the Jewish Museum in New York City presented a new exhibition titled Laurie Simmons: How We See, a series of haunting portraits. Laurie Simmons is a New York-based artist and mother to Girls creator Lena Dunham. In this exhibition, she presents photographs of models who have huge, sparkling eyes painted on their closed […]

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smartphone camera

10 Tips to Step Up Your Smartphone Photography Game

These days, with so many people having access to smartphones, it seems like the Internet and social media are inundated with more photographs than ever. Although you can’t change the photography styles of the friends you follow on Instagram or Flickr, you can carefully consider the photographs that you share on social media. Here are […]

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When Is A Work of Art Finished?

For most, if not all artists, it is incredibly difficult to identify the exact moment that they have completed a piece of art. Painters, musicians, sculptors, and authors might “finish” one piece, only to go back and fuss over the minutest details after it has been published, recorded, or let out into the world. How […]

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For Morgan Grace, ‘Heart Is Where the Home Is’

Working closely with members of Austin’s homeless community inspired musician and social work student Morgan Grace to look at the concept of “home” in a new way. What is tangible for some is more fluid and uncertain for others, something that many homeless individuals can attest to. Just because houseless folk don’t have traditional possessions […]

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Jon Uriarte

#TBT ‘Men Under the Influence’: A Gender-Bending Portrait Series

For this week’s #TBT, we wanted to take another look at Spanish photographer Jon Uriarte’s portrait series, “The Men Under The Influence.” This gender-bending photography project is a creative examination of gender roles and bodily objectification. Art that has the ability to make a statement or observation about social issues is always worth considering critically. What […]

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Harajuke Girl, Kirk Crippens

#TBT “Portraitlandia” Is Portraits of Portlanders Doing Portland Things

This week, we wanted to take a look back at “Portraitlandia,” photographer Kirk Crippens’ incredibly interesting series of photographs of Portland residents. Hopefully these quirky, compelling portraits will help take your mind off how cold and confining winter can be. They may even spark daydreams about summertime, which is when this article was originally posted. […]

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