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Summer

Hope you are having an enjoyable summer. As a teacher, I feel it sometimes takes the entire summer

New Stuff

Phantoms in the Dirt, Through October 5, 2014 at MoCP, Chicago

Anya Gallaccio, As the Moon Turns in Space, 2011

The sixteen artists in this exhibition present an array of physical remnants and enigmatic traces, ranging from cryptic objects to the marks of human activity in rugged landscapes. Searching for phantoms in the dirt, so to speak, their works reckon with the facts of matter, the nature of photographic imagery, and the forces (sometimes invisible) that leave their mark on our surroundings. In doing so, they are also considering how the visible and the tangible—or sometimes what our senses can’t apprehend at all—shape our encounters with

Garry Winogrand: Six at Pace/Macgill Gallery through August 22, 2014

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Garry  Winogrand: Six, on view through August 22, 2014. Featuring both iconic and lesser known images, the exhibition explores  six main themes of Winogrand’s oeuvre through groupings of six photographs each. From the streets and parks of New York City to Texas rodeos and state fairs, public relations, zoo animals, and women around the world, the 36 photographs on view provide a concise look at the variety of subjects that inspired one of the medium’s most prolific and influential chroniclers

Mixed Nuts

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Tom Van Stone – For most of my adult life, my creative energy has been put into repurposing discarded materials, but somehow my photography had remained mostly traditional.  Trying to have my photographic work more represent this quality, and through the convoluted process of trying to finish my MFA, I ended up printing photographs on fabric, quilting them with old shirts of mine and using these fabrics to upholster old furniture.  This piece, titled “Mixed Nuts” has undergone an artistic

Digital Emulsion Transfer

Photograph © Wendy Erickson

This is an image made into a digital emulsion transfer product made by JellyfishPhoto.es. I thought it would be fun to show it and share the article I wrote about the product for photo technique Magazine. JellyfishPhoto.es has just launched large size transfers. You can view a detailed how-to video on this site by clicking HERE.-Wendy Erickson