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George Eastman Museum.


George Eastman House Becomes the George Eastman Museum

The George Eastman House, the Rochester, New York, photography and cinema museum, announced today that it will henceforth be known as the George Eastman Museum. They have also launched a new website, eastman.org. Bruce Barnes, the Ron and Donna Fielding … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Daidō Moriyama, from Accident, 1969, gelatin silver print. © DAIDŌ MORIYAMA/TOKYO POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, SHADAI GALLERY

‘For a New World to Come’ at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography” is now on view at Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The exhibition explores the role of … Read More

Guggenheim Museum. 


Morning Links: Guggenheim Edit-a-thon Edition

Timothy Rodgers, director of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, will be stepping down this month after a six-year tenure. [Artforum]Police searched Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and questioned staff members about a scheme to transfer Russian art abroad illegally. [The Guardian]What is photography’s place … Read More

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How Has the Photography Market Been Doing?

The annual March/April photography auctions just wrapped up in New York, ringing in a total of $17.2 million for the three big houses—Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips. As the graph above shows, it was a close fight, with Phillips bringing in a touch more than its … Read More

An After Dark project robot with Jacob Epstein's The Visitation (1926) at Tate Britain.


Morning Links: Robot Tour Guides Edition

Marina Abramovic has announced that her memoir will arrive in the fall of 2016, to coincide with her 70th birthday. [New York Times]The crown of the Siamese King offered in 1861 to Napoleon III in the Château de Fontainebleau was … Read More

One of many photos of sunsets on Instagram, Alki Beach, Seattle. 


Skeuomorphism at the College Art Association Conference: Or, the Unexpected Virtue of Instagram

“I want to ask you what you think of the new Instagram feature, the one that allows you to control how filtered your photos are. I wonder what you think of the user being allowed to manipulate the degree to … Read More


Photographer Passes Torch to Favela Residents

Marc Ohrem-Leclef spotlights the Brazilians the World Cup passed by Read More

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Futuristic, Freaky, and Fetishized, Machines Take Over in New Show at Petzel

Artist Walead Beshty previews the new show he curated for Petzel Gallery, featuring work by Francis Picabia, Christopher Williams, Lee Lozano, Dan Flavin, and more Read More

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Photographer Transforms Crowds into Shadows and Black and White into Color

From St. Petersburg to Havana, Alexey Titarenko knows how to use his illusion Read More

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Rainbow Sunsets and Breezy Glamour: 9 Seductive New Photo Books

From hand-colored picture postcards to Jack Nicholson at home, this summer’s best photo books mine the cool past and look to the future Read More


The Fascinating Unknown Photographs of Berenice Abbott

New volumes reveal a sweep of images discovered in a desk drawer in the photographer’s attic storeroom Read More

Books Reviews
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7 Astonishing Chinese Philosophers’ Stones That Look Like Monsters and Landscapes

Photographer Jonathan Singer takes aim at a collection of historical stones treasured for their surprising beauty Read More


The Photoshop-Loving Artist Who Embroiders Vintage Photographs

Julie Cockburn transforms portraits from garage-sale finds into radiant and slightly bizarre icons Read More

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Gilded, Bejeweled, and Plugged-in: Photo-Jewelry Hybrids for This Millennium

An exhibition of stunning, sculptural bling at the Museum of Arts and Design shows what happens when photography and jewelry mix Read More