Archive for May 2010

25 May, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

EARTHY -- One artist who's prepared to venture into familiar if unpopular terrain instead of following art's hipster conformism is photographer Chris Verene. The town shutterbug for Galesburg, Illinois—
A Whitney Biennial artist (2000) and veteran of countless gallery shows, Verene's work resonates far beyond wine-sipping country. Reflections of life that ignore multimillion-dollar museum expansions and gavel-ready Picassos, the images Verene collects in Family lay bare America's dirt-poor, cracker, punch-drunk face. SOURCE: Christian Viveros-Fauné; Village Voice

18 May, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

LIFE BEFORE HOLOCAUST -- The International Center of Photography today announced the acquisition of the entire archive of work by renowned photographer Roman Vishniac. The Vishniac archive provides a comprehensive record of his photographs, including prints of many celebrated images of Eastern and Central European Jewish life before the Holocaust,