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Click! Rich History of Photography on the Auction Block

Historic images by some of art history’s most famous photographers, such as Diane Arbus, Alfred Stieglitz, Robert Frank, Richard Avedon and many more are set to go on sale next week in a series of fall Photographs sales at the three major New York auction houses. 684 more words

Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage at The Jewish Museum, September 25, 2015 - February 14, 2016

“This exhibition focuses on Stieglitz’s enduring 1907 photogravure of steerage-class passengers aboard the ocean liner Kaiser Wilhelm II. This much-reproduced image has often been regarded as evidence of the poor conditions under which many immigrants arrived in America, but in fact was taken on a voyage from the United States to Europe. 287 more words


Looking for A Window ( A Way Out, A Way Back In)

I recently told a friend about a dream I had during one of the most difficult times in my life. In the dream I found myself wandering through a sad, old, deteriorating, two-story house in the middle of the night with my youngest daughter swaddled in my arms. 753 more words


Impressionism in Photography: George Davidson

On the 19th of September 1854, English photographer, and a proponent of pictorial or impressionistic photography, George Davidson was born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. He is noted as one of the most important figures in the development of Pictorial photography at the end of the nineteenth century. 650 more words


[Alternative Muses] Artistic Style: Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe is so intrinsically and eternally elegant that mere fashion doesn’t matter; it’s a blip on an inconsequential radar. Unlike aesthetic conformity, personal style effortlessly squashes large spans of time into nothingness. 89 more words


"For Nell Dorr, life itself is the work of art, photography, the means of revealing life.”

Nell DorrRosa- Alone with the sea, 1929 (28.1982)

Nell DorrMother and child, 1940 (33a.1982)

Nell Dorr was immersed in the field of photography from a young age by her father Jon Jacob Becker, … 351 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

Social documentary research: the early years - USA

What is social documentary and what are its traditions and values? Where does social documentary end and photojournalism begin?

Social documentary photography is, in simple terms, an objective visual capture of the human condition. 1,513 more words