Tag Archives: Photographs

April Show in the Big Apple

Toronto. Just a brief reminder to join the Daguerreian Society at its New York Photography Fair today, April 6th, 2019. Lots of stuff to see and buy – like this 1950 gelatin-silver print of Albert Einstein. You can enjoy April … Continue reading

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Moyra Davey Exhibition at the RIC

Toronto. A Survey exhibition of New York based and Toronto born photographer Moyra Davey (winner of last year’s Scotiabank Photography Award) runs from May 1st to August 4th at Ryerson’s RIC. If you miss CONTACT elsewhere, at least take in … Continue reading

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Portraits of a Digital Canada

Toronto. On April 24th, an exhibit opens at York University featuring photographs from the IBM Canada Archives which were donated to the university by IBM Canada, incorporated back in 1917.  The images illustrate the technological and social landscape of our … Continue reading

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Anthropocene by Burtynsky today

Toronto. Until I saw Manufactured Landscapes at TIFF in September 2006, I had never heard or knew about Ed Burtynsky. His large format photographs were an eye-opener. I later saw one of his huge prints at the AGO during a … Continue reading

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a great use for a camera

Toronto. The Globe and Mail in its Arts section has a nifty column called First Person. The column prints various   eclectic essays written by readers of this fine old newspaper. Last Friday’s essay by Paula Turner Curating a Tour … Continue reading

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Another great photographer – Margaret Bourke-White

Toronto. One of the attractions of the Chrysler skyscraper in the Big Apple was access to its gargoyles for a spectacular view of New York City. The Chrysler Building was for a brief 11 months the tallest building in the … Continue reading

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stereo goes to war

Toronto. During the war, aircraft would routinely pass over enemy territory using cameras such as this beast (used by the late George Hunter long after the war) to take long runs of photographs. Stereo uses two images at slightly different … Continue reading

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Photographs of Minna Keene and her daughter Violet Perinchief

Toronto. The Stephen Bulger Gallery is holding an exhibition of early 20th century photographs by these two women called MINNA KEENE & VIOLET KEENE PERINCHIEF Two Generations of Photography. The exhibition runs from March 9th to April 20th with the … Continue reading

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Alessandro Piredda, exhibition in Paris France

Toronto. The GADCOLLECTION Galerie in Paris, France is selling and exhibiting night time architectural photographs by Italian photographer Alessandro Piredda. The exhibit began on Valentine’s day and runs to March 10th. If you happen to be in the City of … Continue reading

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Feb 21 2019 Auction in the Big Apple

Toronto. Swann Auction Galleries in NYC will be holding their latest Photographs: Art & Visual Culture auction on February 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm. The items can be viewed in person or online. Click the Photographs: link above to see … Continue reading

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