Tag: Photographers

Smithsonian acquires rare antique portraits from first Black photographers

(Left) Unidentified artist, Untitled (family, painted backdrop), undated, tintype. Unidentified artist, Untitled (pin, woman in hat), undated, celluloid in metal setting. Smithsonian American Art Museum, the L. J. West Collection of Early American Photography, Museum purchase made possible through the Franz H. and Luisita L. Denghausen Endowment.Smithsonian American Art MuseumLarry West was looking for a hobby that would combine visual arts and American history. ...

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7 Monographs on Pathbreaking Photographers – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Sometime in 1826 or 1827, the first known photograph was taken, by the French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce on his estate in Burgundy. The image, of a rooftop seen from an adjacent window, was barley legible, yet it marked a turning point—between the ...

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Best Photographers’ Loupes – ARTnews.com

A loupe is a necessity for almost any photographer who prints his or her own work. The pocket-size device enlarges the smallest details in your negatives and prints and comes in handy whether you are examining the quality of a print, the details of an enlargement, or the individual images on a contact sheet. Magnification levels vary, as do special features like lights. Find ...

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Women photographers and their work celebrated in two new art exhibitions: “This is an alternate history of photography”

The contributions of women behind the lens have often been overlooked, but two new exhibitions at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and at The Metropolitan Museum of Art are hoping to change that by putting a focus on work that until now has been "underexposed." The work of photographer Sheila Pree Bright speaks volumes through the pictures she takes. Some of her work ...

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Arizona Photographers Named 2021 Guggenheim Fellows — And More Metro Phoenix Arts News

^ I Support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free. Here’s a look at fresh culture news in Phoenix, including 2021 Guggenheim Fellows, new murals and exhibits, upcoming performing arts seasons, and significant leadership changes.2021 Guggenheim FellowshipsTwo Arizona-based photographers, Tempe-based Stephen Marc and Tucson-based Sama Alshaibi, were recently awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships in ...

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An Appeals Court Rules That Andy Warhol Violated a Photographer’s Copyright by Using Her Image of Prince Without Credit

Celebrity photographer Lynn Goldsmith has won her copyright lawsuit against the Andy Warhol Foundation on appeal. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a 2019 ruling from New York’s federal court finding that Andy Warhol had made fair use of Goldsmith’s 1981 photograph of Prince when he created the “Prince Series.” Goldsmith appealed that verdict, arguing that the Warhol artworks were not a transformative use of her image. “We agree,” ...

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Antwaun Sargent on Creating Opportunities for Black Photographers – ARTnews.com

Writer and curator Antwaun Sargent is a multi-faceted talent who has long looked for ways to rethink the art world and its relationships with other areas of culture. “I’m interested in a lot of different platforms, a lot of different institutions, rethinking certain institutions, rethinking certain parts of our culture,” Sargent recently told Brooke Jaffe for “ARTnews Live,” our ongoing IGTV series of interviews ...

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