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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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Coming Soon: Carrie Mae Weems at the Guggenheim

So far, January has resulted in the culmination of many fantastic New York City art exhibits. Chris Burden will soon be departing from the New Museum, and there isn’t much time left to view the surrealist works of Rene Magritte or the impressive collection of modern American works at the Museum of Modern Art. Happily, […]

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‘Before They Pass Away’ is One Artist’s Mission to Document Fading Cultures

In a time when everything around us feels so ephemeral, one photographer was able to skillfully capture some of the world’s most remote cultures, forever preserving fragments of their customs in a new book. Before They Pass Away is the result of photographer Jimmy Nelson’s three-year mission to document 29 different tribes in 44 countries. […]

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