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MFA’s new exhibition examines fine art photography from the 1970s • St Pete Catalyst

The tectonic shift in the status of photography as compound art, as opposed to photojournalism, or “capturing the moment”, began in the 1970s. Back then, “television was bringing war home, and bringing stories into people’s living rooms,” says Allison Moore, curator of photography at the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts. This, she said, marked […]

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South African celebrities celebrated in art photography collection

The book In good company, by local artist Marc-Gregory, presents 32 prolific South Africans who have reached extraordinary greatness. Personalities featured in the book include Ayanda Thabethe, Pearl Thusi, J’Something, Gert-Johan Coetzee, Maps Maponyane, Minnie Dlamini-Jones. Additionally, In Good Company, the exhibit is now on display in Sandton City, where a selection of over 40 […]

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South African celebrities celebrated in art photography collection

The book In good company, by local artist Marc-Gregory, presents 32 prolific South Africans who have reached extraordinary greatness. Personalities featured in the book include Ayanda Thabethe, Pearl Thusi, J’Something, Gert-Johan Coetzee, Maps Maponyane, Minnie Dlamini-Jones. Additionally, In Good Company, the exhibit is now on display in Sandton City, where a selection of over 40 […]

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Phillips’ Mill’s unique community association offers art, photography and theater programs

ART PLUS HISTORY: The Phillips Mill, shown here, is a lot to a lot of people. An important cornerstone in New Hope, it was once an 18th century flour mill. Today it is a unique center for visual and performing arts, welcoming artists, photographers, playwrights, actors and art lovers from all over the region. Its […]

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Fine art photography: is it a “print” or a “photograph”?

Photography West Gallery director Julia Christopher explains the distinction she makes. Gallery owner Julia Christopher makes an important distinction between “prints” and “photographs”. “Word to print is used in the fine art community to describe copies, reproductions, giclées or other pigment-based printing processes, ”says Christopher, director of West Gallery Photography in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. “Light, chemistry, […]

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CHS art / photography students acclaimed: Elizabeth Crofton, Lillian Petruziello, Sophia Plaitakis, Avani Mitra

Elizabeth crofton Students at Columbia High School have won awards and entered prestigious art and photography competitions. Columbia High School high school student Elizabeth Crofton has been recognized by the 2020 Scholastic Art Awards in the North New Jersey Arts Region. Her entry, Treehouse, won the Gold Key award in the architecture category and she […]