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yesterday at 18:37. Facebook
A year and a half before the dynamic exhibition “Whose Streets? Our Streets!” opened at the Bronx Documentary Center, where it is on view through March 5, there had been a sense that this show would be a nostalgic look back at the work of 38 photographers who covered activism in New York. But things turned out be be quite different after the election. Read David Rosenberg's review of the show...
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02/19/2017 at 20:34. Facebook
"Painting: Photographs by Marcia Lippman" is on view at Nailya Alexander Gallery through March 2. In his review, Lyle Rexer calls her show "a bit like a brocade handbag with a blackjack inside." Read the full review here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/19/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
When it comes to romance, two hearts are better than one. Might it not also be true, if your passion is photography, that four eyes are better than two? Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching prove both in the way they’ve successfully honed and managed their stable of emerging- and mid-career artists over the last ten years at KLOMPCHING GALLERY in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. Read Sarah...
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02/18/2017 at 19:25. Facebook
"Jeanine Michna-Bales: Through Darkness to Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad" opens today at PDNB Gallery, with a reception from 5 to 8 pm: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/18/2017 at 18:23. Facebook
"Robert Cumming: The Secret Life of Objects" opens at the George Eastman Museum today. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Look out for David Campany's article on Cumming in Photograph's March-April issue.
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02/18/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
In 1972, Melissa Shook began photographing herself every day for a year, well before the selfie culture prevalent today. More recently, in 2014-15, she took another series of daily self-portraits that combine her image with diaristic text. "Melissa Shook: Daily Self-Portraits" opens at Joseph Bellows Gallery today, with a reception from 6 to 8 pm: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/17/2017 at 19:19. Facebook
"New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin" opens today at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/17/2017 at 18:15. Facebook
"Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen: Step by Step" opens today at L. Parker Stephenson Photographs: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/16/2017 at 20:12. Facebook
Opening this evening at Howard Greenberg Gallery, with a reception from 6 to 8 pm, "Alex Majoli: SKENE" and "Weegee: HGG2:" [ Bit.ly Link ]

[Alex Majoli]
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02/16/2017 at 19:09. Facebook
"Duane Hanson: Polaroids, 1979-1994" opens today at Aperture Foundation, with a reception from 7 to 8:30 pm: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/16/2017 at 18:10. Facebook
"Barry Underwood: This Land Is Your Land" opens today at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, with a reception from 6 to 8 pm. An artist talk and movie screening is scheduled for February 20 at 7 pm: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/15/2017 at 18:04. Facebook
"Lawrence Beck: Winter Thickets" opens today at ART 3 in Brooklyn. A reception is scheduled for Sunday, February 19, from 1 to 5 pm: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/14/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day from photograph!

Betsy Karel, Times Square, 2014.
"THE BIG APPLE: From Tycoons to Raccoons," an exhibition we love is on view at Laurence Miller Gallery through February 25.
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02/14/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
Swann Galleries sale "Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks" is today at 1:30 pm: [ Bit.ly Link ]

[Alfred Stieglitz, Portrait of Dorothy Norman]
"The internet adores Serge Najjar, a working lawyer whose photographs of Beirut are widely shared on Instagram (@serjios). Chicago’s Catherine Edelman Gallery picked Najjar for his first solo exhibition in the United States. A showing of 17 photographs in "A Closer Look at the Ordinary" (through February 25) smartly figures out how to manifest Instagram images – made to be consumed online –...
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"Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915-1950" opens today at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The photographs of Flor Garduño create a bridge between worlds – the sacred and the quotidian, the body and the spirit – allowing us glimpses, in the words of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, of “a moving portrait of eternity.” Her early apprenticeship with Manuel Álvarez Bravo provided a model for imaging historical realities through a language of symbols. A mini-retrospective of her...
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Opening today at Monroe Gallery of Photography, "Steve Schapiro: Eyewitness: "[ Bit.ly Link ]
"Japanese Photography from Postwar to Now" exploring the topics of Japan’s relationship with America, changes in the city and countryside, and the emergence of women as significant contributors to contemporary Japanese photography is on view at SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through March 12.

[Tsunehisa Kimura, Untitled, 1977, ©Estate of Tsunehisa Kimura]
Photographers take note: the deadline for THE PHOTOGRAPHY MASTER RETREAT, a one-week, mentor-led workshop in the south of France, is March 1. Photographers who want to reflect on their trajectory, rethink their projects, and refocus on a clearer course to take their work to the next level should apply. For more information: [ Bit.ly Link ]