New York, NY–When 30-year-old Jacob Loewentheil rediscovered the photographic archive of Marcel Sternberger, which included thousands of images, he was so intrigued by the portraits that he embarked on a five-year journey that culminated in the publication of a book and a series of exhibitions, the second one -- The Photographs of Marcel Sternberger: Portraits … Continue reading A Rediscovered Trove of Renowned Faces From The Marcel Sternberger Collection on View at The Sidney Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College, October 6 to November 3, 2017
Who Is Vivian Maier?
I walked through the city, at least my little part of it, to arrive at Magnolia Theater in Dallas to see the new documentary, Finding Vivian Maier. I have been familiar with her for some time. The story came to me by way of my business partner, Melissa Sands who told me about a guy … Continue reading Who Is Vivian Maier?
Made in Hollywood, Displayed in Toledo
Picture it: the golden age of Hollywood where the likes of Clark Gable and Greta Garbo were transformed into gods and goddesses who ruled the screens and stole the hearts of adoring movie-goers. Equally significant but generally less recognizable are the photographers who helped launch these icons into stardom through their timeless photographs. This October Made … Continue reading Made in Hollywood, Displayed in Toledo
1920s and ’30s Glamour Fashion on View at NC Museum
The romance and fascination of Hollywood’s Golden Era will be on view early next year in North Carolina at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art with a display of the fashion photographs of Edward Steichen. Referred to as American's first great fashion photographer, Steichen was already a famous painter and photographer on both sides … Continue reading 1920s and ’30s Glamour Fashion on View at NC Museum
When Photography is Gone
As I was browsing through an antique mall of sorts in Dallas called Dolly Python, it occurred to me that we think more about when a certain technology was invented, but not much about whether we may arrive at a point when it is no longer with us. We have not reached that point with … Continue reading When Photography is Gone