Category Archives: Photography

Artist’s Talk at Spagnuolo Tonight

  The gallery season at Spagnuolo kicks off tonight with a talk by digital artist Tim Portlock. Portlock’s current work combines special-effects software, 3D gaming technology, and the visual conventions of 19th-century American image making to simulate decaying cityscapes. The large-format images in … Continue reading

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Xaviera Simmons Artist Talk at GWU

Xaviera Simmons, a Brooklyn-based contemporary artist whose body of work spans photography, performance, video, sound, sculpture and installation will be lecturing on Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:15pm at GWU, Smith Hall Room 114. Simmons’ defines her studio practice, which is rooted in an … Continue reading

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Alejandro Cartagena opening at Spagnuolo

Alejandro Cartagena captured his intimate portraits of Mexican day laborers by looking down from an overhead freeway bridge. This unassuming spot, located on the route from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to Laredo, Texas, allowed him to spy into the beds of flatbed … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Photography Book “Floating Islands”

Georgetown University Photography Professor Mike Osborne is preparing to publish his first photo monograph next spring, and he’s asking you to help out. His Hatchfund campaign allows potential donors to select from a range of donation price points, most of which include … Continue reading

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You, Internships, & MOMA*

It’s spring! Classes are over! Time to return your library books, pack up the dorm, and move someplace new. If you’ve just graduated or are an upperclassman, think about pursuing an internship in the fall. Fall internships can be less … Continue reading

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Helping Out

  The pure simplistic power of a black-and-white image. Photography has this ability to crystalize the infinite, in a way. [This photo] focuses on the positive. It’s a way of leading you out the bad toward the good. That’s how Jim Judkis … Continue reading

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Make a date in 1863 with Your Daguerreotype Boyfriend

Although you’re too late to buy them for Christmas, consider getting yourself a calendar inspired by the brilliant–or at least dreamy–Tumblr site My Daguerreotype Boyfriend. The site collects “hotties” from photos between 1839 and 1910, giving unsung heros of yesteryear a new … Continue reading

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Snap! FotoDC Week

This has been on the to-blog list for a bit. It’s FotoDC Week, or at least it will be for a few more days. Here’s what I know: Includes fine art, photojournalism, and emerging artists Exhibitions are the mainstay, but … Continue reading

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