Archive for the ‘Photo Print Collector’ Category

Notable: Christopher Kennedy’s Photo Luminism

In Camera, Exhibits, Gallerist, Gallery, Photo Print Collector, Photographer on December 2, 2013 at 8:35 pm


Dna Entwined

DNA Entwined by Christopher Kennedy

Christopher Kennedy coined the term Photo Luminism for his work, which is created in-camera using depth of field, motion and different types of lights to create unique abstract images. Experimenting with every aspect of his digital camera to produce these images, which often take multiple shots to accomplish the desired effect, Kennedy prints his final images on brushed aluminum.

A sampling of Christopher Kennedy’s work can be viewed at the Red Filter Gallery in Lambertville, NJ.

For more information: The Midweek Wire

Notable: Recent Acquisitions at the Alan Klotz Gallery

In Black and White Photography, Gallerist, Gallery, Photo Print Collector on November 26, 2013 at 6:45 pm


Cabbage Leaf by Edward Weston, 1931

For collectors and galleries, recent acquisitions are what help set and identify the standards of a collection. Alan Klotz Gallery has some great recent acquisitions that they’ve announced, including work by the following:

Ansel Adams, Eugene Atget, Bill Brandt, Julia Margaret Cameron, Robert Capa, Robert Demachy, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Dave Heath, Lewis W. Hine, Gertrude Käsebier, David ‘Chim’ Seymour, W. Eugene Smith, Josef Sudek, Eva Watson-Schutze, Edward Weston, and Minor White.

For more information: Alan Klotz Gallery

Notable: Seeing Beyond Black and White

In Article, Exhibits, Gallerist, Gallery, Photo Print Collector, Photographer on November 18, 2013 at 3:42 pm


Untitled (Memphis) 1970. Eggleston Artistic Trust/Cheim & Read/The Museum of Modern Art New York.

“’I’m interested in changing people’s ideas about the use of color in photography,’ John Rohrbach explained. That was the impetus for ‘Color!’—the exhibition he put together at the Amon Carter Museum, where he is the senior curator of photographs. ‘Color!’ includes 75 photographs by 75 photographers that range in date from Levi L. Hill’s c. 1851 Hillotype to dye-coupler and inkjet prints by Alex Prager, Katy Grannan and Trevor Paglen from 2010. And the range of aesthetic purposes on display is at least as impressive.”

For more information: The Wall Street Journal

Notable: Philly Photo Day

In Camera, Exhibits, Gallery, Photo Print Collector, Photographer on November 14, 2013 at 6:20 pm



This year’s Philly Photo Arts Center (PPAC) received over 1,500 submissions this year and as a part of the exhibition, the PPAC will produce as many as 60 works of public art. In conjunction with the city’s Mural Arts Program, teaching artists will collaborate with community center participants to design up to 20 of the city’s first digitally produced photo murals.

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is a community hub for contemporary photography. Devoted to the study, practice and appreciation of photography, PPAC organizes innovative exhibitions, inspiring artist lectures, diverse educational offerings and affordable access to high-end digital equipment for the production of work. Founded in 2009, PPAC is now a premiere resource for photographers and enthusiasts alike, and has flourished through its tremendous efforts towards outreach and community involvement.

November 1 – December 28, 2013

For more information: Philly Photo Day

Preview: Allen Frame, “Dialogue with Bolaño” at Gitterman Gallery

In Black and White Photography, Books, Exhibits, Gallerist, Gallery, Photo Print Collector on November 12, 2013 at 7:37 pm


Santiago and Paola, Mexico City, 2002

Roberto Bolaño, considered by many to be the most important Latin American writer of his generation.  Bolaño thought of himself as a poet initially, and his first novels weren’t published until the 1990s. “The Savage Detectives,” won the Romulo Gallegos Prize for best Spanish-language novel of the year in 1999.  Bolaño died in 2003 at the age of fifty and his work has been translated steadily into English and other languages since then, creating widespread international acclaim. Bolaño’s publisher, New Directions has used nine of Allen Frame’s photographs as Bolaño book covers.

Frame’s photographs convey a deeply felt, but also carefully restrained sense of intimacy; desire and alienation; a noir-like menace that fits Bolaño’s work perfectly. Both color and black and white photographs will be on display paired with the literary work of Bolaño for this special exhibition.


November 7, 2013 – January 11, 2014

For more information: Gitterman Gallery

Notable: Photo Review Benefit Auction

In Auction, Black and White Photography, Books, Camera, Photo Print Collector on November 9, 2013 at 6:09 pm


Ashes by John Paul Caponigro, 1994

On Saturday, November 9 at 7 PM, The Photo Review will hold its 2013 Benefit Auction at the University of the Arts, Hamilton Hall, Broad and Pine Streets in Philadelphia.

The event will feature an international slate of photographers as well as a host of Philadelphia artists. Beginning and experienced collectors alike will have the opportunity to bid on work by historic masters as well as contemporary photo stars and featured local luminaries.

In addition, a broad range of 19th-century and vernacular photographs is up for bid.

A silent auction, concurrent with the live auction, will feature photography equipment, restaurant meals, museum memberships, theater tickets, books, etc.

Lodima Archival Materials has provided matting for Photo Review auction items.

A preview will be held on Friday, November 8 from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, November 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., just prior to the auction, or you can preview a catalogue of items in the auction and silent auction at the link below.

For more information: The Photo Review

Preview: “Down South”,Brian Lav,Red Filter Gallery,Lambertville, NJ

In Exhibits, Gallery, Photo Print Collector, Photographer on November 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm


White House, SC by Brian Lav

Renowned photographer Brian Lav will have an exhibition of his work in a show entitled,"Down South",  beginning November 7th and running through January 5th. The exhibition  is open to the public each afternoon, Friday through Sunday.

"Down South" breaks the Red Filter Gallery’s tradition of black and white photography by including  color work from Brian Lav. Long known for his brilliant monochrome work, gallery owner, Forrest Old states, “Brian’s work encompasses a broad evolution of style with substance. His new ventures into color work are exciting and worth experiencing by the viewing public."

"Down South" includes documentary images from a summer 2013 "voyage" through America’s great South Land. Over 4,000 miles on the journey provided Brian, and now the Red Filter Gallery audience, a keen insight into current conditions in this remarkable part of The United States.   

Brian Lav teaches photography at Parsons the New School for Design; an institution he has taught at since 1974. He has been photographing and teaching since 1969, and earned Parsons’ Distinguished Teaching Award in 1988. He has had over forty one man and group exhibits of his work and is represented in many permanent collections including The International Center for Photography, The Rochester Institute of Technology, The New Jersey State Museum, The Newark Museum, and The Museum of Art and History in Fribourg, Switzerland. Brian Lav is recognized as a prominent contemporary photographer, a master printer, and an exceptional educator.

At the same time as the  "Down South"  exhibition, the Red Filter Gallery offers an extended viewing of "The Hudson River: An Inspiration" by Joseph Squillante in upstairs Gallery II.

For more information: Red Filter Gallery

Preview: “Rightsizing Narrative,” by Meg Madison

In Black and White Photography, Exhibits, Gallery, Photo Print Collector on October 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm

The Mark on the Wall

In “Rightsizing Narrative,” Meg Madison uses black and white photographs to explore the difficulty of identifying and differentiating between layers of past memory. Her work is presented in diptychs of documentary shots and composed scenes to elicit imagined relationships.

October 10 – November 30, 2013

For more information: Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts

Preview: Janet Russek and Nevada Wier at Verve Gallery

In Black and White Photography, Exhibits, Gallery, Photo Print Collector on October 27, 2013 at 2:30 pm


Orchid, 2001 by Janet Russek

Janet Russek and Nevada Wier are photographers from Santa Fe, New Mexico whose work is held in high esteem – Russek’s work is permanently held in several museum collections including the New Mexico Museum of Santa Fe and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and Wier has been published by National Geographic as well as Travel Channel and Northwest Airlines.

Russek’s exhibit, The Tenuous Stem, and Wier’s exhibit, Invisible Light: The World in Infrared, display two different skill sets and styles of talented and prolific professionals.

September 27 – November 2, 2013

For more information: Verve Gallery

Olympus InVision Photo Festival, Banana Factory & SteelStacks, Bethlehem, Pa

In Art Fair, Black and White Photography, Photo Print Collector, Photographer on October 25, 2013 at 1:49 pm


Multiple venues for viewing photography throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Worth a visit this Fall …

Nov. 1-3, 2013

For more information: InVision


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