Fred Holland Day was an important contributer to the idea that photography should be considered as an art and created photographs during the pictorialist movement. The image above is from his most known work, a series of self-portraits that depict Christ’s last moments.
Melissa Ann Pinney’s photographs of women and girls often capture turning points or moments of growing up. View her work at http://www.melissaannpinney.com.
I’m so excited about the upcoming Emmett Gowin lecture at the Nelson Atkins on Thursday, November 3 at 6pm. MWSU photography students can get extra credit for attending! Reserve a ticket at www.nelson-atkins.org.
The photographs of Linda Elvira Piedra are romantic, sentimental, personal, and timeless. This photograph is from her series The Story of My Love— more from this series can be seen at photoeye.com.
Jonathan Blaustein’s Value of A Dollar series documents a variety of food stuffs that can be bought for a dollar. See more from his series at jblau.com.
Julia Margaret Cameron, who photographed in the 1800s, was an early adopter of the artistic possibilities of constructed photographs and created photographic illustrations for her good friend Lord Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, as seen in the example above.
This image is from Elijah Gowin’s series Into the Sun. Gowin is a professor at UMKC. Visit his site to see more www.elijahgowin.com.
My artwork was recently in an exhibit at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado, and among the other artists in the exhibit is Lydia Panas. Her artful portraits caught my eye and can be seen at her website www.lydiapanas.com.
The Kansas City branch of the National Archives is featuring an exhibit called “Picture This! One Hundred Years of Photography from the National Archives”. The gallery is located at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108. Call 816-268-8000 for gallery hours.
We watched an extraordinary documentary about her and her work in Photo 1 yesterday– visit her website http://www.debbieflemingcaffery.com!