Archive for September, 2010

Tucson, September 10th: Curator Lyle Rexer speaks at opening reception for “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography” at the Center for Creative Photography

from an e-blast from the Center for Creative Photography:

In conjunction with CCP’s current exhibition: The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography

Reception at 5 p.m., Lecture at 6 p.m.

Image by Bill Armstrong: Mandala #450, 2003. Courtesy Clamp Art, New York

Reception and Curator’s Lecture: Friday, September 10

Lyle Rexer, an independent scholar, curator and educator, writes for many publications, including Parkett, Tate, etc., and is the author of The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography.  He teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
To view the outstanding website that Aperture produced for this exhibition/publication, visit:  www.aperture.org/edgeofvision
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In conjunction with the presentation of this exhibition, the following public lectures have been planned:
THURSDAY, October 14th, 5:30 p.m.
Chris McGaw
Exhibiting artist Chris McCaw will discuss his work, including his project Sunburned, which deliberately exposes photographic paper to light over long periods to encourage burning. McCaw lives and works in San Francisco, exhibits widely, and is represented in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
and

THURSDAY, November 4th, 5:30 p.m.

Barbara Kasten
Exhibiting artist Barbara Kasten will discuss her work, which explores the interplay between light and form. Kasten teaches photography at Columbia College, Chicago, exhibits internationally, and is represented in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Register on September 8th (only!) for the new LOTTERY to attend Photolucida 2011

Photolucida is a four-day portfolio review within a larger Festival event held every other April in Portland, Oregon:  great town, great event, great sense of community, a greatly anticipated gathering.  The registration for Photolucida 2009  portfolio review filled in a matter of hours… this year, the folks at Photolucida have changed the event registration system to a lottery, from which 155 spaces will be assigned and a waiting list determined.  Be sure to review all the details on the website.  I look forward to seeing you there!

From the event website:

This year Photolucida will be using a lottery system to determine attendance. How does this work?

  1. Register any time during the 24 hour period beginning September 8 at 9am.
  2. Photolucida will run all names through a lottery system, and 155 spots will be assigned.
  3. On September 14, Photolucida will notify you via e-mail if your name is chosen and send a link to the payment page. You will have 3 days to make the payment.
  4. All people not initially chosen will be placed on the wait list in the order that they registered!

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September/October issue of Orion Magazine: OUTSTANDING!

The latest issue of Orion Magazine arrived today, and once again, the photography featured is outstanding, including a cover image by Simon Norfolk and portfolios of images by David Taylor, Jon Lowenstein, Amanda Keller Koyna, Benjamin Drummond and Trish Carney.

Pick up this issue – or better yet subscribe and support the important mission of this advertising-free magazine.  Kudos to Jason Houston, photo editor extraordinaire!

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