The Photographic Essay – Journalism or Hobby
Jan10

The Photographic Essay – Journalism or Hobby

The professional photographer today can be found in many varieties – anyone who is paid to shoot is considered a professional.   Earning a living solely from the art form is not for the faint of heart.   Doctors are notoriously known to be weekend hobbyists.  Yet only a few really earn a place among those capable of influencing photography as a medium. When a new perspective appears, one that takes the common and visually tells...

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Art Basel Miami Beach – Alternative Education
Dec30

Art Basel Miami Beach – Alternative Education

Recently, The Art Quarterly sponsored a youth photography award.  The winning photographer was awarded an all expense paid weekend at America’s top fine art destination: Art Basel Miami Beach.  The 2016 award was selected from national submissions.  Entries were based on 2 photographs only from each submission. The 2016 recipient was Denver-based youth photographer, Mr. Nathan Anisimov.   This inspiring young man has had a knack...

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Tate Modern Opens: The Radical Eye
Nov16

Tate Modern Opens: The Radical Eye

What does it take to be an exceptional photography collector?  The Radical Eye at the Tate Modern, London opened last week with the exploration of Sir Elton John’s personal photography collection. His first photograph acquired at auction made him take note.   The 1993 acquisition of Man Ray’s 1932 “Glass Tears” set a historic price at the time – he acquired the vintage photograph at Sothebys for almost...

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Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum
Jul08

Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum

Howard Schatz is selected as one of 170 photographers with images on display for Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum.

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