Sunday, May 31, 2009
ARTH 476 Documentary Photography and the Portrait 1945-Present
Covering the history of documentary photography from ca. 1945 to the present, students will examine major photographic movements, styles, critics, and theoretical perspectives. The focus will be on the rich and varied critical and theoretical discourse circulating between photographs, or images using photography, and the texts which helped frame the most significant contributions to contemporary photography. Prerequisite: Any 300-level ARLH/ARTH course. [Waived with permission of instructor and completion of any 200-level ARLH/ARTH course]
Class 1: Introduction: Riis, Hine, the Social Document
Class 2: Lange, Evans, Sander
Class 3: War documentary, "The Decisive Moment"
Class 4: The New York School and Street Photography
Class 5: Harlem on My Mind: James Van Der Zee and Roy de Carava
Class 6: Life magazine and American documentary Photography in the 1950s
Class 7: The Family of Man Exhibition, Robert Frank's The Americans; William Klein
Class 9: The Counter-Culture of the Sixties and the Social Panorama: Arbus, Avedon, Clark
Class 10: New Documents: Arbus, Friedlander, Winogrand
Class 11: Documentary Photography and Performance Art in the 1960s
Class 12: Dark Suburbia: Michael Lesy, Les Krims, Bill Owens
Class 13: Color Suburbia: Eggleston, Meyerowitz
Class 14: Documentary Photography and Conceptual Art: Graham, Huebler, Rosler, Sekula
Class 15: Documentary, Portraiture and Fashion
Class 16: Personal Documentary: Nan Goldin, Wolfgang Tillmans
Class 17: Documentary and Postmodern Critique
Class 19: Portraiture and Identity
Class 20: 21st Century Documentary Photography and Portraiture
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
The books are in Larry Murphy's office 201 (Bergen Hall), you may pick 1 copy up at your earliest convenience. Those of you who have an image in the publication may have 10 copies. Thank you for your hard work and patience throughout the quarter, we hope you all enjoy the book!
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Saturday, May 16, 2009
May 22-27, 2009
Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, Ga
Opening Reception May 22nd, 6-9pm
"Saigon to Hanoi" is a series of images documenting the artist's recent journey through Vietnam.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
Prof. Scott Dietrich recently had numerous images appear in the first comprehensive book about Mary Nohl, a fascinating and eccentric Wisconsin artist. You can get more information and maybe even purchase a copy at: http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/books/4491.htm.
Friday, May 8, 2009
Thursday, May 7, 2009
For more info, please email Tina Barefield at Tina.Barefield@ExpressPros.com
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Adena Giamberdino's Thesis Exhibition of large-scale digital prints, food(e)scapes, opens this Friday, May 8th at Alexander Hall from 6-8 pm.
DEADLINE: Friday, May 16, 2009, 12:00 noon
In the back of the book, we feature a student photo in a bit called "Behind the Shot".
In addition, the student writes a quick blurb about how the image was captured, and shot specs.
It's a great opportunity for student exposure. The SBG has a print run of around 10,000. There's no compensation, other than publicity trade out. We feature the student's work, plug the school and the student's website.
Ideally, we're looking for something narrative. How was this image captured? By chance? Is there a quirky or odd story behind or in front of the image? Feel free to also surprise us, and throw in a curve ball
that you think might "fit".
As far as what's off limits - nudity. B&H is a fairly conservative organization, so the art director requested something family friendly.
For submission guidelines, please contact J.P. Reglado at
Sunday, May 3, 2009
The 2009 Berenice Abbott Prize
for an Emerging Photographer
Deadline: July 17, 2009
The Julia Dean Photo Workshops is pleased to announce The 2009 Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer. Deadline: July 17, 2009. One person is selected for this prize and is given a one-person, all expenses paid, exhibition at the Julia Dean Gallery in Venice Beach, California, on October 17, 2009, plus a Canon EOS50D/E 28-135 Kit.
This year’s juror is Tim Wride, who was Curator of the Department of Photographs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) for 14 years, before becoming the founding Executive Director of No Strings Foundation, a Los Angeles-based non–profit that provides individual artist grants to U.S. photographers.
Berenice Abbott was a photographer of great accomplishment. Known mostly for her documentary work of New York City in the 1930s, Berenice was also a portrait photographer, an educator, an inventor, and a writer. She believed that all photographers should have personal projects that they are passionate about, not matter what the subject matter. This award is in her honor.
What constitutes an Emerging Photographer?
An emerging photographer does not mean a young photographer, though a young photographer can certainly enter. Rather, it means that you have an accomplished body of work that has not yet been exhibited or published widely.
Criteria & Scope
Whether a fine art photographer or documentary photographer, the work submitted for this contest should reflect a cohesive body of work.
A&I Photographic and Digital Services
Universal Art Gallery
The Julia Dean Photo Workshops
For Guidelines and Application:
For Questions Contact:
"A Life in Photography" Lecture by Joyce Tenneson
Wednesday, 6 p.m., Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.
Haunting, ethereal, pensive, mystical - all of these words describe the photographic style of Joyce Tenneson. Her pictures command a complex and intense emotional response from the viewer, which has made Tenneson one of the leading photographers of her generation. Tenneson tells stories from her 40-year career as one of America's foremost fine art photographers. SCAD Style events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
"The Tintype and Beyond" Lecture by Robb Kendrick
Wednesday, 2 p.m., Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Savannah, Ga.
National Geographic photographer and author of "Still: Cowboys at the Start of the 21st Century," Robb Kendrick shows tintypes made in the traditional 19th-century mode. He also presents tintypes combined with other mediums and incorporated into 3-D pieces. A world traveler, Kendrick's true passion is wet-plate photography, a historic technique he captured in his latest book. SCAD Style events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Friday, May 1, 2009
Wallula Gap, WA (J. Clement), First Place Winner of the 2008 NNL Photo Contest
Announcing the 2009 NNL Photo Contest
The National Natural Landmarks Program is pleased to announce the start of the 6th Annual NNL Photo Contest! National Natural Landmark designation is bestowed upon natural areas that exemplify our country’s biological and geological heritage. The 586 NNLs nationwide represent a wide variety of significant natural features, and possess scientific significance, educational value and exceptional scenic beauty.
Deadline is June 30th. See link below for details.
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