Category: Photography

Illustrating Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman’s epic American poetry is the fulcrum for a photography exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts through the end of this year.  In 1941, influential photographer Edward Weston was invited to illustrate Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, inspiring Weston and his wife, Charis, on a cross-country […]

Myles Katherine: ‘Cold Shoulder’

I fell in love with this photograph tonight while browsing the wonderful website of Myles Katherine. “Cold Shoulder,” her ephemeral image from a trip to Scotland, is mesmerizing. The shot will appear in an exhibit opening May 4 at Black Box Gallery in Portland Oregon. Myles Katherine is […]

Peter Gumpesberger: A Mood of Stillness

Peter Gumpesberger’s travels have yielded a series of arresting images set to go on exhibit and sale May 3 in Toronto. (Above: “There’s No Place Like Home” – Wai-iti, New Zealand). His images are often reflective and solitary and create a mood of serenity, stillness, reverence for nature, […]

Harry Enchin: Toronto Transformed

Harry Enchin merges images from the City of Toronto archives with contemporary shots of the same locale for a series of unique timescapes.  At the corner of King and Yonge (above), a Red Rocket streetcar noses past a news stand selling the defunct Toronto Evening Telegram. A mural […]

Alex MacLean: Jarring and Beautiful

Alex MacLean chronicles life from above. From beaches to farms, airfields to subdivisions, the renowned aerial photographer and architect provides a unique – and sometimes jarring – look at the ground we live on.  (Above: Dinghies clustered around dock, Duxbury, Massachusetts) -Maria’s River drainage -From his series on […]

Gabriela Garcia-Luna: Wallpaper as Photo Art

Wallpaper in an old house in a Canadian prairie city provided the images for Gabriela Garcia-Luna’s latest photo art, on exhibit at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery. (Above: On the way to Newfoundland) The peeling paper in a house about to be renovated in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan suggested landscapes […]