The George Eastman House photography collection is among the best and most comprehensive in the world. With holdings that include objects ranging in date from the announcement of the medium’s invention in 1839 to the present day, the collection represents the full history of photography. Works by renowned masters of the medium exist side-by-side with vernacular and scientific photographs. The collection also includes all applications of the medium, from artistic pursuit to commercial enterprise and from amateur pastime to documentary
Monthly Archives: May 2014
At The Robert Mann Gallery, see some handmade photographs in “The Embroidered Image” May 29 through August 15, 2014. |This is from the Gallery’s press release: The photograph today is increasingly distanced from the handmade. With the proliferation of digitalization, seamless Photoshop retouching, and quick laser printing, pictures now more than ever are a product of the mind and the machine. In tandem, the photograph has become eminently reproducible. Yellowing
Milton Lee Pearson, photographer and imaging scientist at R.I. T. died May 5th, 2014. A Ridgeway High School Graduate, he entered the United States Navy in 1954 and served as a naval photographer aboard the Aircraft carrier, USS Philippine Sea. After an honorable discharge, he attended Rochester Institute of Technology graduating in 1964 with a BS degree in Imaging Science. He worked briefly for Corning Glass researching photosensitive glass products. In 1965 he joined the RIT Graphics Arts Research Center
Wow, I haven’t made a blog post in a little bit. My 91 year old Mom had a stroke at the beginning of March—and poof—my focus went into helping her get through the hospital stay and get her settled into a nursing home. If you have senior parents I don’t need to tell you what this is like to go through. Reaction to the Preview Issue of the e-zine has been great, if you are reading this, I’m asking for
MCNY: May 9 – August 3, 2014, Aaron Rose, In a World of Their Own: Coney Island Photographs, 1961-1963
Just in time for spring and summer weather comes an exhibit at The Museum of the City of New York, Aaron Rose, In a World of Their Own: Coney Island. Click through to the museum site- this is a great museum, if you have never been here, you need to visit!