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  • Ian Grey's Hummingbirds

    Berkshire Photographer Launched Project in 2005

    By: Charles Giuliano - Nov 12th, 2012

    Ian Grey's hummingbird project started soon after he and glass artist Isabella Raven moved to a wooded property in Florida a mountain hamlet on Route Two a short distance from North Adams. Over the course of seasons he developed an ever more refined strategy for capturing the birds which hover in space while drawing nectar from plants. From an average of 15,000 images per season he culls that down to a handful of keepers to print and exhibit.

  • Julee Holcombe and Charles Teenie Harris

    Photography Exhibitions at Kayafas Gallery Open September 7

    By: Arlette Kayafas - Sep 01st, 2012

    Boston's renowned Gallery Kayafas opens its season on September 7 with tandem exhibitions by Julee Holcombe and Charles "Teenie" Harris. Holcombe's large scale photographs from her Homo Bulla series, architectural and figurative scapes, are digital collages of layer upon layer of assembled resonant images from many different places. A collection of rare Charles "Teenie" Harris (1908- 1998) photographs from his family's archive is on view before they are disseminated.

  • Cindy Sherman at MoMA

    Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    By: Charles Giuliano - Apr 25th, 2012

    The Cindy Sherman restrospective at MoMA is a must see knockout. It demonstrates why she is among the most successful and widely appreciated artists of her generation. While following the simple premise of photographing herself in a range of setting and personas there has been a remarkable ongoing evolution theough the work.

  • A Slide/Video Presentation on Namibia

    April 25 at the Williams College Faculty House

    By: Ronnie Jane Levin - Apr 21st, 2012

    A Slide/Video Presentation on Namibia by Ronnie Jane Levin is scheduled for Wednesday April 25 at 7:30 pm at the Williams College Faculty House. There will be an overview of the famous 60' high Sand Dunes, the renowned Etosha Game Park, the African Rescue Center, the Ancient San/Bushman cave paintings and rock engravings, the isolated Himba Tribal people, and the Batswana and Bushmen Tribes of the Kalahari Desert.

  • Siman Media Works Launches XCIA's Street Art Project

    Howard Greenberg Gallery Presents the Art, Book and App

    By: Susan Hall - Mar 30th, 2012

    With street art taking an important place on the walls of the Howard Greenberg Gallery, the author, XCIA aka Hank O'Neal roaming with his camera, and cutting edge publisher Ken Siman talking up EbooksExtreme, a terrific new book documenting street art over a 40 year period was launched in style. An innovative app follows.

  • Homage to Helmut Newton

    The ‘Porno Chic’ Photographer

    By: Nelida Nassar - Mar 29th, 2012

    The first retrospective of the German born photographer Helmut Newton at the Grand Palais, Paris gathers the most provocative, sometimes shocking of his images. “The work tries to capture the beauty, eroticism, humor – and sometimes violence – that he sensed in the social interaction within the familiar worlds of fashion, luxury, money and power” states Jérôme Neutres co-curator of the exhibition.

  • Jonas Dovydenas War and Peace in Afghanistan

    Berkshire Community College Exhibition Through February 17

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jan 18th, 2012

    Between 1985 and 2010 the Berkshire based photographer Jonas Dovydenas made 13 trips to Afghanistan to create an edited portfolio of some 12,000 images. A selection of work has been densely hung, salon style, in the Koussevitzky Art Gallery at Berkshire Community College (BCC) in Pittsfield where they will remain on view, Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM through February 17.

  • Vivian Maier Photographer at Greenberg Gallery

    Billing as a Nanny Photographer Is Inappropriate

    By: Susan Hall - Dec 17th, 2011

    Tens of thousand of images shot on the street throughout the world by an artist who well may come to be called great have emerged through the accidental discovery and then dogged determination of John Maloof. Howard Greenberg is beginning to curate the images.

  • Paris Photo Fair in the City of Lights

    Celebration of Africa's Vitality and Diversity

    By: Nelida Nassar - Nov 18th, 2011

    The 15th edition of the Paris Photo Fair takes place from November 15 to 20, 2011. Moving from the Carousel du Louvre it is held for the first time at the Grand Palais. A meeting place for photography collectors, Paris once again becomes the leading center of the global photo art market. A rich palette of photographers display the work of August Sanders, Seydou Keita, JD Okhai Ojeikere, as well as numerous younger photographers particularly from Africa to Charlie Chaplin portraits and first 35 films.

  • Howard Schatz Photographs With Child

    Pregnant with Beauty

    By: Susan Hall - Oct 26th, 2011

    Howard Schatz has a monthly ongoing feature in Vanity Fair entitled "In Character." In all his images, he succeeds in bringing character forward with drama and beauty. Schatz started out as an opthalmologist and perhaps this work trained an unusually sensitive and acute eye.

  • Photographer Eric Poitevin

    2011 Fotografia, Rome International Photography Festival

    By: Nelida Nassar - Oct 12th, 2011

    “Motherland” is Rome Fotografia10th anniversary theme. Eric Poitevin interest in flora & fauna & human figure make his images icons straddling photography & the land. With absence of expression, diffuse light, tight frame & monochromatic backgrounds, he seduces our collective imagination while magnetizing our fears, fascinations & desires.

  • Day to Night by Stephen Wilkes

    Photography at NY's Clampart Gallery

    By: Susan Hall - Sep 16th, 2011

    Even those familiar with the brilliant work of photographer Stephen Wilkes will be surprised by his new images, which extend the time encapsulated by a frame. Yet the origins of these giant prints which are more like canvases are clear in his art from the start.

  • Romanian Photo Exhibition

    Festivalul International de Jazz Garana, Romania July 21-24

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jul 04th, 2011

    Jazz on a Summer's Day. The German/ Romanian artist, Elisabeth Ochsenfeld, has curated an exhibition of vintage, black and white photographs of leading American musicians by Charles Giuliano. The portraits have been enlarged and laminated for outdoor display during the Festivalul International de Jazz Garana, Romania July 21-24. Following the event the images will be donated to a museum in Garana.

  • Last Folio at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

    Yuri Dojc's Remarkable Photographs

    By: Susan Hall - Mar 30th, 2011

    A personal journey undertaken by a high gifted photographer revealed not only people as living memorials, but the objects of a culture long thought buried and gone.

  • Daniel Ranalli on Photography in Boston

    Recalling Gallerist Carl Siembab

    By: Daniel Ranalli - Mar 02nd, 2011

    In a series of interviews Berkshire Fine Arts is exploring the arts and cultural community in Boston from the 1960s through the present. Photographer and Boston University professor, Daniel Ranalli, has been working and exhibiting in Boston since the 1970s. Initially the only commited gallerist was the late Carl Siembab. It was also the era of Minor White and a legendary program at MIT and the collection of the Polaroid corporation in Cambridge.

  • Celebrating Pittsfield Through Photography

    Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

    By: Lichtenstein - Jan 12th, 2011

    The first event of Pittsfield ’s yearlong 250th birthday celebration kicks off this Friday, January 14th, with the opening reception for the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts’ new show Celebrating Pittsfield, a juried exhibition showcasing photographs of Pittsfield in honor of the city’s 250th anniversary in 2011. The opening reception will be on Friday, January 14th from 5pm to 7pm.

  • Eric Homberger’s Window On Walker Evans

    An Exhibit At Highgate Gallery, London

    By: George Abbott White - Nov 19th, 2010

    A major exhibition of Walker Evans' photographs is currently being shown at Highgate Gallery in North London. University of East Anglia cultural historian Eric Homberger gave a lecture about the photographer and some of his most famous pieces. His speech gave a thorough interpretation, warts and all, of the prickly but precise photographic master.

  • George Slade Joins Photographic Resource Center

    Program Manager/ Curator for Boston's PRC

    By: Bob Fowler - May 06th, 2010

    The Photographic Resource Center is proud to announce that George Slade will join the PRC on May 17 as the new Program Manager/Curator. He will be replacing Jason Landry, who is leaving the PRC to take ownership of the Panopticon Gallery in Boston.

  • Chelsea Passages

    Brief Encounters

    By: Charles Giuliano - Apr 11th, 2010

    Exploring the poetics of the ordinary. A portfolio of images created while waiting for a bus in Chelsea. An experiment in making art while passing time.

  • Sugaring Off a Rite of Spring

    When the Sap Flows

    By: Martha Bentley - Apr 01st, 2010

    All over the Berkshires along the roads and in the woods there are buckets attached to maple trees. The sap is then boiled down to make liquid gold.

  • Mind Over Matter: Photography as Verification

    Material Witnesses: Photographs of Things at the Clark Art Institute

    By: Janes Hudson - Feb 20th, 2010

    Since its invention in the nineteenth century, photography has been used for documentary purposes, faithfully recording the details of archaeological artifacts, works of art, and natural specimens. Drawn from the collections of the Clark and the Troob Family Foundation, and featuring works by William Henry Fox Talbot, Roger Fenton, and Eugène Atget, this focused exhibition considers how documentary images stand not only as material witnesses to times and places past, but as aesthetic objects that are at once accessible and uncanny. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute through April 11.

  • On Silver Hill

    In loving memory of Frances Ward (1923-2008)

    By: Judy Carr Johnson - May 18th, 2009

    A poem and photo essay of New Hampshire's country side and hills. In memory of a great friend.

  • The Brides of Montreal

    Photo Shoot at the Botanical Gardens

    By: Charles Giuliano - May 10th, 2009

    It is traditional for wedding parties in Montreal to visit the colorful Botanical Gardens for a photo shoot. Brides and flowers just seem to belong together. It was early in May and a bit off seasons for brides, but.

  • Chelsea Palimpsests

    Signs of the Times They Are a Changin'

    By: Charles Giuliano - Apr 22nd, 2009

    When a wall gets plastered or tagged with graffitti it is soon reworked. This results in layering of random images and text that relate to the medieval phenomenon of palimpsests when rare and expensive materials were recycled as supports for drawings and manuscripts. This often results in images that are rich in random associations.

  • New York Art Fairs 2009

    Deal or No Deal

    By: Charles Giuliano - Mar 19th, 2009

    .An album of images of gallerists at the recent New York art fairs. Many of the dealers seemed more interested in their laptops than interacting with visitors. You don't make sales if you fail to communicate.

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