"U.S. Machine Gunnery Sgt. Carlos 'OJ' Orjuela, age 31, Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan," by Louie Palu, Canadian, born 1968. To see more images included in the "War/Photography" exhibition, click on the Photo Gallery link below.
This month the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) will open an exhibition that promises to change the way photographs of war are seen, understood and written about. The result of ten years of research by a curatorial team that included longtime MFAH photography department curator Anne Wilkes Tucker, Will Michels and Natalie Zelt, “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and...
August 21, 2017
Hannah Frieser, the Executive Director of the Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW), curates numerous group exhibitions a year, is a sought-after portfolio reviewer, and also hosts workshops and lectures for emerging photographers. When she meets photographers during reviews, she often asks, “So what’s your strategy for follow-up?” She isn’t only interested in how the photographers will follow up with her,... More »
August 21, 2017
It was John Paul Sartre’s novel, Nausea, that got photographer Ron Jude thinking about how pictures communicate with viewers. Jude borrows Sartre’s title for a new book of photographs, published recently by MACK. Jude created his Nausea from a series of images he made in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Atlanta, in 1991 and 1992, while he was pursuing his... More »
August 14, 2017
Like other retailers, art galleries have been affected by online shopping and the changing habits of their customers. Art dealers Sasha Wolf of Sasha Wolf Projects and Michael Foley, owner of Foley Gallery, recently talked about the business model of the brick-and-mortar gallery, and the new ways that potential buyers are finding artists. The discussion, which took place in February,... More »