Tag Archives: photos

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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PHSC News for March 2019

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has whipped up another tasty edition of our favourite newsletter. If you would like your own personal copy delivered to you mailbox, just drop me a line here: news@phsc.ca. (Don’t use this address for junk mail … Continue reading

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George Tice Exhibition

Toronto. “George TICE (1938-) is one of the most important photographer of his generation. He is world famous for his black and white photos representing the American culture, urban and rural landscapes. His work is shown in more than a hundred museums and institutions … Continue reading

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to the moon, Alice

Toronto. … as Jackie Gleason used to say on the Honeymooners – that hoary old B&W TV series of the 1950s. Nearly 50 years ago, man DID land on the moon carried there by the Apollo 11 space craft! We … 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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California Dreamin’ (on a winter’s day)

Toronto. The weather this week past plus Eisenstaedt’s epic 1932 photograph of a waiter in St Moritz bringing cold drinks on ice skates brought to mind the 1966 song by the Mamas and Papas on an LP that I once … Continue reading

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Nina Leen, Photographer – Erin Levitsky

Toronto. PHSC, Wed, Feb 20 2019 at 7:30 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of Memorial Hall Nina Leen: Snake Charmer with a Camera – Erin Levitsky Our speaker for February is Erin Levitsky. She holds an MA in Photographic Preservation … Continue reading

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in a minute? why so long?

Toronto. In the 1950s, the Polaroid cameras were a revolution in photography. Take a shot (always so great in ads) and in a minute you could see the result in crisp black and white luminance values. Passé today with the … Continue reading

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Myseum

Toronto. Most of us who live here know the ROM – Royal Ontario Museum on the corner of Avenue Road and Bloor, in easy reach of U of T students (and the rest of us by subway). But I wonder … Continue reading

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another Boris Spremo story

Toronto. The late Boris Spremo, PHSC member, speaker, Toronto Star photographer,  and an illustrious photographer as well has another story about his work here on a local Museum website. This iconic silhouette of PM Diefenbaker will strike a chord with … Continue reading

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