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  • it’s all about Art Alley!

    it’s all about Art Alley! #1 The Call for Artists The Santa Rosa Urban Arts Partnership representing the A Street Studios Artists, has announced an outdoor public arts mural project that celebrates the diversity and creativity of the SOFA District neighborhood. This will be a collaborative mural completed by the local artist community. The theme…

  • Fraenkel Gallery : Art Basel and Sugimoto Preview

    Art Basel Messe Basel, Booth A13June 13–16, 2024 Explore highlights from the fair including works by Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Elisheva Biernoff, Sophie Calle, Janet Cardiff, Kota Ezawa, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, Martine Gutierrez, Peter Hujar, Richard Learoyd, Christian Marclay, Wardell Milan, Richard Misrach, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Carrie Mae Weems, and others.…

  • West county student named Sonoma County’s first Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador

    West county student named Sonoma County’s first Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador “Poetry gives people a way to understand each other on a deeper level than they would otherwise,” said Sabine Wolpert. EZRA WALLACHJUN 13   READ IN APP   Sabine Wolpert, a rising senior at Analy High, was presented as Sonoma County’s first ‘Youth Poet…

  • LES RECONTRES DE LE PHOTOGRAPHIE, ARLE: SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2024

    Ticketing SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2024 JULY — SEPTEMBER Nearly 30 workshops will be accessible from July 1 to September 19, 2024 and will allow you to enjoy the excitement of the festival and the Arlesian summer.In 2022, more than 96% of participants were satisfied with the supervision of the teaching team (Satisfaction survey carried out at…

  • Magnum: D-Day and the Omaha Beach Landings

    CONFLICT D-Day and the Omaha Beach Landings The only photographer landing with the first wave on Omaha Beach, Robert Capa’s iconic photographs provide a unique documentation of the event Robert Capa Robert Capa © International Center of Photography US troops’ first assault on Omaha Beach during the D-Day landings. Normandy, France. June 6, 1944. © Robert Capa…

  • NPR: The Hidden Dangers of Sharing Adorable Photos of Your Child Online

    The Hidden Dangers of Sharing Adorable Photos of Your Child Online Andrew Limbong May 27 Illustration of a mother leaning over the railing of her baby’s crib taking photos on her phone. Heart icons emanate from her phone and a mobile featuring icons of popular social media sites like TikTok, Instagram and Facebook hangs above…

  • Pilara Foundation Sale continued…

    A Sotheby’s Sale of Mug Shots, I.D. Badges and Early Kodak Prints The auction house is offering an eclectic collection from Pier 24 Photography, including anonymous snapshots of Lucky Luciano and 1880s baseball players. By Arthur Lubow Sept. 20, 2023 Pier 24 Photography made its debut in 2010 on the San Francisco waterfront, the creation of…

  • Pilara Foundation to close details follow

    Glenstone Acquires an Eminent Collection of Photographs from Andrew and Mary Pilara and the Pilara Foundation March 3, 2023 Zanele Muholi Somnyama I, Paris, France, 2014/2020 gelatin silver print 31 ¼ x 20 ⅞ inches (79 x 53 cm) image POTOMAC, MD, March 3, 2023 – Glenstone Museum announced today the acquisition of a celebrated collection of works from Andrew and…

  • LensCulture: Street Photography Awards

    STREET PHOTOGRAPHY MONTH STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS Show Us Your Streets!LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2024 are now open for entries. Street Photographers everywhere — You are invited to share your best work with the LensCulture community of over 3 million photography lovers!In just the first few days of our open call for the LensCulture Street Photography Awards, our editors…

  • Zero Waste Sonoma

    View this email in your browser Next Board MeetingThursday, June 20, 2024100 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 and on Zoom Have you picked up a copy of this year’s Zero Waste Guide?  Check out the digital English version here, Spanish is available here. ZERO WASTE PROGRAMS CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION Working with Permit & Planning departments…

  • Art at the Source Open Studios

    studio open during regular hours all weekend! STARTING NEXT WEEKEND! Art at the Source Open StudiosJune 1-2 & 8-9, 2024; 10am – 5pm Viewing artwork in a gallery is wonderful, but meeting the artists and discovering how they work connects you with their vision.What inspires these creations?Who are the personalities behind the art?How and where…

  • NY Times: A Giant Crater in Siberia Is Belching Up Russia’s PastNY Times:

    OPINION GUEST ESSAY A Giant Crater in Siberia Is Belching Up Russia’s Past May 23, 2024 By Sophie Pinkham Ms. Pinkham is a professor at Cornell. Her forthcoming book is a cultural history of the Russian forest. .As the world warms, permafrost is thawing across two-thirds of Russia, threatening cities and towns that were constructed to…

  • Robert Koch Gallery: Ljubodrag Andric, India

    LJUBODRAG ANDRICINDIA May 31 – August 3, 2024 Artist Reception:Saturday, June 1, 2-4 pm EXPLORE EXHIBITION The Robert Koch Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of Ljubodrag Andric’s India series, expounding on the artist’s ongoing oeuvre of minimalistic and texturally amplified photographic architectural abstractions. Andric’s masterful sense of place and light, gives breath to works precise…

  • Robert Koch Gallery: Irving Penn Portraits

    IRVING PENNPORTRAITS May 31 – August 3, 2024 Opening Reception:Saturday, June 1, 2-4 pm EXPLORE EXHIBITION Robert Koch Gallery proudly announces an exhibition of iconic portraits by the legendary photographer Irving Penn. Coinciding with Penn’s retrospective at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, this exhibition offers a glimpse into the work of one of…

  • Ansel Adams’ work to be celebrated with USPS Forever stamps

    ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Ansel Adams’ work to be celebrated with USPS Forever stamps By Aidin Vaziri, Staff Writer April 3, 2024 The United States Postal Service is putting Ansel Adams’ work on a series of stamps. United States Postal Service A collection of Ansel Adams’ most beloved prints will soon become accessible to collectors at an affordable…

  • NY Times: What My Vintage Digital Camera Obsession Has Taught Me

    What My Vintage Digital Camera Obsession Has Taught Me Published May 15, 2024 Save By Ben Keough Ben Keough is an editor covering cameras, working from home, powering, and hobbies. He also writes about coffee, beer, and food for Wirecutter. As a tech reviewer and photography enthusiast, it’s perhaps unsurprising that I have too many cameras. But lately,…

  • LensCulture : Call for Street Photography

    Calling All Street Photographers!  The LensCulture Street Photography Awards invite you to submit your most captivating photos and series, offering you a unique platform to showcase the vibrant, pulsating life of your streets.Street photography is not just an art — it’s an encounter, an ongoing dialogue with the unpredictability of everyday moments. This is your opportunity to…

  • EDWARD BURTYNSKY Price increase!

    If you’re considering a purchase of a Burtynsky, we want to let you know that Burtynsky is raising prices over 10% on June 1st. 39 x 52 inches: current price $19,200, increasing to $22,20048 x 64 inches: current price $26,600, increasing to $29,60058.5 x 78 inches: current price $44,300, increasing to $50,200 EDWARD BURTYNSKYRECENT OFFERINGS…

  • NY TIMES: Looking for the Missing People of Mexico

    By Jacqueline BatesOpinion Photography Director In June 2020, Manuel Bayo Gisbert was kidnapped by armed men and held captive until his family paid his ransom. His story, unfortunately, is a familiar one in Mexico — where more than 116,000 people (as the official number goes) have been disappeared and possibly murdered. But unlike so many,…

  • Experimental Photo Festival 2024

    Registrations Experimental Photo Festival 2024 will be held in Barcelona from July 24 to 28, 2024. Right now you can register to share the five days of the festival with our world community! You can now check the Program, the Invited Artists, the Workshops, the Conferences and the Exhibitions of the festival. We will share the Online Festival program with you in the coming months. If you…

  • Jonathan Van Ness: Where Does Plastic Go?

    JONATHAN VAN NESS GETTING CURIOUS | Where Does Plastic Go?  APR 24, 202400:51:25 Pause 10:17 51:33 Happy Earth Day, Curious People! To celebrate, we’re inviting research scientist Marcus Eriksen from 5 Gyres to the pod. Marcus tells us about his 88 day journey from California to Hawaii sailing on a raft made from 15,000 plastic…

  • Les Rencontres de la Photographie

    EXHIBITIONS 2024 LISTMAP ARLES 2024 BENEATH THE SURFACE Tremors and turmoil, spirits, traces, parallel readings and rereadings all constitute new perspectives underlying the 2024 edition of the Rencontres d’Arles.Photographers, artists and curators reveal their visions and stories, not least that of our humanity, by turns thwarted, in endless redefinition, resilient, but also visionary. Whether on…

  • PhotoAlliance Lecture Series: Fazal Sheikh

    Saturday, May 11 PhotoAlliance Lecture Series: Fazal Sheikh PhotoAlliance Lecture Series: Fazal Sheikh By PhotoAlliance Date and time Starts on Saturday, May 11 · 11am PDT Join Creative Director Linda Connor for a not-to-be-missed presentation and conversation with Fazal Sheikh, who will be joining this program live on Zoom from Yenya. Sheikh will share images and…

  • Catchlight: Visual Storytelling Summit: seeing truths

    © Daro Sulakauri / CatchLight Global Dear john,Excitement is building for the 2024 CatchLight Visual Storytelling Summit at KQED Headquarters in San Francisco. We have an excellent weekend program of captivating photography, inspiring perspectives, and networking with creative leaders from around the globe. Below is an overview of what awaits you: FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2024  •  6…

  • SRJC 2024 Student Art Show April 22- May 16th

    2024 Student Art Show This exhibit showcases the enormous talent of our SRJC art students and affords the opportunity to share their works with the SRJC student body and the college community. The SRJC Art Department offers classes in ceramics, drawing, design, painting, photography (both digital and darkroom), art history, printmaking and sculpture. Student work from all these courses are on display. Each…

  • SRJC Fashion Studies annual Spring Fashion Show

    SRJC Fashion Studies annual Spring Fashion ShowThursday May 9th at 6pm at SRJC Petaluma’s Rotary Plaza Reserve your tickets now, as seats fill quickly!

  • Pier 24: Turning the Page

    Turning the PageApril 22, 2024–January 31, 2025 Libby Black, installation view of Photographers Looking at Photobooks, 2017–24 As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In its more than ten years, Pier 24 Photography has exhibited many thousands of photographs, and thus hundreds of thousands of hypothetical words. Up until now, every show…

  • Fraenkel Gallery: Kota Ezawa

    Kota EzawaMay 9–12, 2024 Fraenkel Gallery and Ryan Lee Gallery are pleased to present a joint exhibition by Kota Ezawa at Independent New York. The presentation will feature a selection of light-boxes, collage, watercolor, sculpture, and animations based on found imagery from contemporary culture. This exhibition marks the debut of Grand Princess, incorporating video animation and a vinyl…

  • NPR: Photographer David Johnson, who chronicled San Francisco’s Black culture, dies at 97

    OBITUARIES Photographer David Johnson, who chronicled San Francisco’s Black culture, dies at 97 MARCH 17, 20245:00 AM ET HEARD ON ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Chloe VeltmanLISTEN· 3:41 3-Minute ListenPLAYLIST Enlarge this image “Boy and Lincoln, 1963” by David Johnson. The David Johnson Photograph Archive, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley David Johnson generally wasn’t interested in people…

  • Norma & Evert Persons’ Journalism Scholarship! 

    The Press Democrat Journalism Trust is looking for aspiring journalism students entering college to apply for their Norma & Evert Persons’ Journalism Scholarship!  The scholarship is aimed at supporting the next generation of journalists through financial aid, mentorship, and internship opportunities.  Applications are open from now until Friday, May 3rd.  The Trust will award the…

  • OEBPCO Workshops: Printing with Plant Developer

    May “Printing with Plant Developer” Workshop Sun, May 5, 2024 12:00 PM – 04:00 PMPDT 412 13th St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA The EBPCO Workshops Team ebpco.org/workshops Delve deeper into the world of sustainable gelatin silver developing with plants by making darkroom prints using plant-based developers. In this workshop, participants who have taken a Developing Film with Plants…

  • Arles 2024 Rencontres de la photographie: ISHIUCHI MIYAKORE

    AWARDS ISHIUCHI MIYAKO WINNER OF THE 2024 WOMEN IN MOTION AWARD FOR PHOTOGRAPHY On Tuesday, July 2, 2024, Kering and the Rencontres d’Arles will present the Women In Motion Award to Japanese photographer, Ishiuchi Miyako, at the Théâtre antique d’Arles. During this special evening, she will present her work and share with the audience her personal journey…

  • Sebastopol Center for the Arts: Call for entry Haven: Place of Comfort & Contemplation

    Haven: Place of Comfort & Contemplation Deadline for submissions: June 17, 2024 by 5pmArt above is by Clark Mitchell Prospectus Application Show: August 17 – September 22, 2024 In today’s fast-paced, often chaotic world, we find ourselves longing for spaces where we can feel comfort, engage in thoughtful contemplation, and experience a sense of security.…

  • Magnum: Abbas and the Iranian Revolution

    The Iranian Revolution Abbas’ historic photographs bear witness to the tumultuous events, which inspired the photographer’s subsequent life’s work Abbas Abbas After a demonstration at the Amjadiyeh Stadium in support of the Constitution and of Shapour Bakhtiar, who was appointed Prime Minister by the Shah before he left the country, a woman, believed to  be a…

  • Nat Geo: Celebrating Women’s History Month

    National Geographic Education Newsletter Celebrating Women’s History Month Women around the world are pioneering discovery and working to protect and illuminate the wonders of our world. This month, learn more about a few of the trailblazing women supported by the National Geographic Society, including Jennie M Warmouth. Jennie’s National Geographic Society-funded project connects her second-grade students…

  • Scholastic Art Awards Announced

    Thank you to all Scholastic Art Awards Participants! We are so thrilled to serve as the regional affiliate for the Bay Area Regional Scholastic Art Awards for the second year in a row.  Our region received nearly 7,000 student submissions, selected 5 American Vision Award nominees, and awarded 382 Gold Key Awards, 601 Silver Key Awards, and 1,011 Honorable Mention…

  • Whitewall Promo

      EXCLUSIVE OFFER FROM WHITEWALL  Whitewall: World’s Best Professional Photo LabA 6x-time winner of TIPA’s World’s Best Photo Lab award, WhiteWall’s premium photo printing offers the largest selection of fine-art papers, finishings, and techniques available. Whether you’re gearing up for an exhibition, looking to enhance your collection, or a photography enthusiast seeking the finest prints, you…

  • di Rosa: Jock McDonald Photography Workshop

    Upcoming Programs Artist-Led ProgramJock McDonald Photography Workshop Saturday, April 6, 2024di Rosa Residence + Grounds | 10:00am – 5pmPhotos by Jock McDonald.Embark on a journey of visual discovery and human connection with acclaimed photographer Jock McDonald in this immersive camera and phone portrait photography workshop. Guided by McDonald’s profound insight that “looking is not seeing…

  • Robert Koch Gallery: Edward Burtynsky

    EDWARD BURTYNSKYNEW OFFERINGS The Robert Koch Gallery is pleased to offer the following new offerings by gallery artist Edward Burtynsky.Currently on view at the Saatchi Gallery in London through May 6th, Burtynsky’s EXTRACTION / ABSTRACTION presents the most extensive survey ever assembled of Burtynsky’s work spanning his 40+ year career documenting the repercussions of human…

  •  Join us in-person or online for the opening reception of  IN FLUX: Recalibrating the Unknown at the Museum of Northern California Art (monca), presented by SF Artists Alumni (SFAA) and curated by Jeremy P.H. Morgan.  Date: March 22nd, 2024 Time: 5 – 8 PM PTAddress: Museum of Northern California Art, 900 Esplanade, Chico, CA, 95926FREE and OPEN TO…

  • SRJC Artist Lecture Series: Jim Goldberg

    Jim Goldberg will give a lecture May 15th from 12-1pm in the SRJC Newman Auditorium. Here is the link to his newest work / publication Coming and Going Jim Goldberg Coming and Going is Jim Goldberg’s unique work of autobiography. Since 1999, Goldberg has been photographing his daily life through all its vicissitudes and returning to his…

  • Science: Ochre/Bitumen Compound Adhesives in Mousterian Artifacts

    Ochre-based compound adhesives at the Mousterian type-site document complex cognition and high investment PATRICK SCHMIDT  HTTPS://ORCID.ORG/0000-0002-8727-6127 , RADU IOVITA HTTPS://ORCID.ORG/0000-0001-9531-1159, ARMELLE CHARRIÉ-DUHAUT HTTPS://ORCID.ORG/0000-0003-2854-5670, GUNTHER MÖLLER HTTPS://ORCID.ORG/0009-0002-4278-6374, […], AND EWA DUTKIEWICZ HTTPS://ORCID.ORG/0000-0002-7710-3441+1 authorsAuthors Info & Affiliations SCIENCE ADVANCES 21 Feb 2024 Vol 10, Issue 8 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.adl0822 8,301 Ancient adhesives used in multicomponent tools may be among our best material evidences of cultural evolution and cognitive processes in early humans. African Homo sapiens is known to…

  • Art21: “How do contemporary artists use maps, geography, and cartography…”

    Teaching with Contemporary Art Teaching with Mappingand Contemporary Art by Emily Relf September 6, 2022 Production still from the Art21 Extended Play film, “Sarah Sze: Designing a Subway Station.” © Art21, Inc. 2017. How do contemporary artists use maps, geography, and cartography to explore the world? How can I use these artists and their works to inspire,…

  • LightWork: Free Zoom Lecture “How to Watch a Solar Eclipse”

    Join Us For A FREE Zoom Lecture!How To Watch A Solar Eclipse with Jason Lazarus Open to members and non-members! In anticipation of the April 8, 2024 solar eclipse–the last total solar eclipse in the lower 48 states until 2044, HOW TO WATCH A SOLAR ECLIPSE will touch on vision and visibility, poetry and poetics, art, history, science,…

  • LensCulture: Summer Photo Festivals

    International photography festivals and fairs provide opportunities to discover lots of new artists and their work. They are also great places to make connections with people in the photographic community, both personally and professionally. Many of these events offer workshops, lectures, and artist talks along with the exhibitions. Even if you cannot attend in person,…

  • Nation Parks Arts Foundation

    View this email in your browser Saguaro National Park Artist(s) in Residence’s been about ten years since this has happened…. 10/10. We ONLY have 10 Applications and only 10 days left to APPLY! NOW IS THE TIME TO APPLY ! APPLY Photograph by James Lee Our mailing address is:Info@N“ationalParksArtsFoundation”.org101 W. San Francisco StSanta Fe, NM…

  • LensCulture: International Womens Day

    ARTS & CULTURE International Women’s Day 2024 This year, Newsha Tavakolian curates a selection of images by the women photographers of Magnum in celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8.  Abrau Peninsula, Black Sea, Russia, 2021. © Nanna Heitmann / Magnum Photos At night, the dark figure of a woman is seen standing…

  • NY Times: Chuck Close Gallery Shows Last Works by Chuck Close. Will it Repair a Reputation?

    The artist’s longtime gallerist, Arne Glimcher, has organized an exhibition of the artist’s final portraits at Pace, opening Feb. 22. By Robin Pogrebin Feb. 12, 2024Updated 8:03 a.m. ET Ever since Chuck Close was accused of sexual harassment in 2017, the painter — who died four years later — has largely been sidelined by the art world, with his work rarely…

  • Robert Koch Gallery: Tamas Dezso

    TAMAS DEZSÖHYPOTHESIS: EVERYTHING IS LEAF Robert Koch Gallery · 49 Geary Street | Fifth Floor · San Francisco, CA 94108 · USA TAMAS DEZSÖHYPOTHESIS: EVERYTHING IS LEAF February 8 – March 30, 2024 Opening Reception:Thursday, February 8, 5-7 pm EXPLORE EXHIBITION The Robert Koch Gallery proudly unveils its fourth exhibition featuring the works of Hungarian…

  • LensCulture Deadline : Portrait Entries

    PORTRAIT MONTH BOOST YOUR CAREER  Last Week! Send Us Your Portraits You’ve got one week to get your submissions in for this year’s Portrait Awards! This is your opportunity to move your career forward. Awards include an exhibition in London, cash prizes, international photo festival projections, massive exposure to international press, and more.  ENTER TODAY Deadline: February 14,…

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