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Archive for June, 2011

Though New York City is BIG in many ways, the New York art world can seem small. On several occasions, I’ve walked into a gallery and seen photographs with the same themes as my own. Early on, the sight of “my ideas” frustrated me, and sparked a sense of possessiveness, urgency and competition – like […]

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When it comes to being detached, photographers were – as the Jim’s Big Ego song goes – ahead of the curve. Years before iPods, cell phones, and portable video games were in every hand, photographers walked the streets with their cameras. While it may have appeared that they were disengaged, many of these photographers were […]

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A photography story made headlines this year. What made it newsworthy was not the photographs themselves, or even the photographer, but rather the discovery of the work. Many years worth of photographs, negatives, and undeveloped rolls of film – all taken by one photographer – were sold at auctions. The men who purchased the images […]

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