Tom Bianchi: Fire Island Pines: Polaroids 1975-1983 at Fahey/Klein Gallery

  The Fahey/Klein Gallery will be presenting the first exhibition from photographer Tom Bianchi's newly released publication, Fire Island Pines: Polaroids 1975-1983 (Damiani, 2013). Bianchi's Polaroid images document the people, parties, and shared moments that defined Fire Island summers during those years, providing an intimate look at the Pines, a small close-knit gay beach community fifty-seven miles... Continue Reading →

Verge Collective member Claire Mallett

I first met Claire Mallett at a book exposition at Duncan Miller Gallery in Santa Monica, CA and I was pleased to see her photos again the the reception for the Verge photographers three weeks ago at the Duncan Miller gallery on Venice Blvd. Her photos remind me of the work of Ellen von Unwerth.... Continue Reading →

Verge Collective member Susan Swihart

  As you know, I've been highlighting members of the Los Angeles, CA based group of photographers known as The Verge Collective. Today I want to introduce you to member Susan Swihart. Susan grew up in Newton, Massachusetts which is about 7 miles from Boston. She studied visual and media design at Northeastern University in... Continue Reading →

Verge Collective photographer Sarah Hadley

 I've known Sarah Hadley casually for many months because we have attended the same artist receptions at galleries in Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, CA  and at other galleries in the Los Angeles area. Sarah is one of the Verge photographers who had photographs at their opening reception on May 10, 2014 at the Duncan Miller... Continue Reading →

The Verge Collective photo group

I recently attended a photo exhibition by the Verge Collective at the Duncan Miller Gallery on Venice Blvd. in Los Angeles. Verge is a group of six young women photographers and, curiously, one male photographer. The photographers are Tami Bahat, Sarah Hadley Susan Swihart, Jamie Johnson, Marjorie Salvaterra, Claire Mallet and Rico Mandel. All of... Continue Reading →

The Photographs Study Room at the Getty Center

   Photographs in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum not on display in the Center for Photographs are available for viewing in the Photographs Study Room, which is open by prior appointment to researchers, students, and the interested public.About the Photographs CollectionThe Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum holds one of... Continue Reading →

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