Monday, November 9, 2015

LightBox is welcoming submissions to The Photographic Nude 2016

Lightbox Photographic Gallery Call for Entries

The Photographic Nude 2016

LightBox is welcoming submissions to The Photographic Nude 2016 Exhibit
Call for Submissions
Submission Deadline – January 10, 2016
Dedicated in Memory of Ruth Bernhard and to her Creative Spirit
Opening Reception, Saturday, February 13th, 2015 6-9pm
This juried exhibit explores the artistic and creative view of the body and its form, celebrating the nude in photography by embracing a variety of styles. We welcome the timeless elegance of a classical study and alternative and provocative styles. Studies of the whole or partial human form, nude or semi-nude are eligible.
This year we are happy to announce that we, Michael and Chelsea Granger of LightBox, will jury The Photographic Nude. Having had great jurors over the first 5 years of this series, the selection process has returned to those that conceived of the exhibit. We are honored to be able to put our signature on the exhibit, look forward to the artist’s contributions, and are excited to see where the exhibit goes. Once again this year, the exhibit will also be published online in Blur Magazine.
“From Edward Weston to Joel-Peter Witkin, the nude as a subject has been approached by photographers throughout history. From the classic simplicity of Weston to the complex, evocative, and morose style of Witkin, capturing the human form remains a timeless yet challenging pursuit among photographers. At its best, it is beautiful, and when not, it’s just a naked body looking out of place.”
~Michael and Chelsea Granger
The Photographic Nude 2016 Exhibit will be published in Blur magazine in the Spring of 2016.

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