The online channel has no geographic, physical space or income barriers -- most online galleries sell at a number of price points -- thus providing collectors access to a much larger selection of artwork while growing (and benefiting) the category as a whole.
It is one thing to hear that many people have been killed, but it is another to look into their family's eyes, to see what this has done to them.
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It takes a minute to realize Wafaa Bilal's photographs of familiar images from the aftermath of the war in Iraq are actually miniature recreations the size of dollhouses.
Ask any veteran street photographer and they'll likely recall with excruciating detail "the one that got away." Can there be a worst feeling as a p...
The photographer on the beach that day was Bunny Yeager and the model was 32-year old Bettie Page. This iconic image is included in the exhibition "Bunny's Bombshells" at Sin City Gallery in Las Vegas.
Sneh's innovative recipes are accompanied by her gorgeous photography and every image is drool-worthy.
Can we actually be original in our work? These questions, and more, form the basis of Mei Xian Qiu's extensive body of evocative, personal, yet worldly work, and illustrate for us how it can sometimes be all about what you call yourself.
Creating high-quality, appetizing-looking, realistic, and publishable photos of food is never, ever that simple.
Every June, my wife, dance videographer Nel Shelby, and I move back into our cabin in the Berkshires to spend the summer filming and photographing the incredible artists who perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
I happened upon her large iris digital prints on watercolor paper in an exhibition, and I was transfixed. I identified immediately with the narrator of these photographs. The young girl growing up in the mysterious landscape of gender. All the subtly stated and unstated rules.
I should've stopped there. It could have been enough to admire the photograph, to rejoice in the photographer's ability to capture the joy and carefree art of two friends catching up after a year apart. It should have been.
His work illustrates that amid the accelerating progress of society, our living environment has significantly improved, while humans are becoming increasing lost about the meaning and value of self -- sometimes even allowing the self to disintegrate. The artist's Chinese army training uniform and disappearance into the background are deliberate and metaphoric gestures of protest against this loss.
The data also showed that reporters who identified as "activists" were more than twice as likely to be denied access. This bias against activist media may make sense to some, but the authors of the report point out the slippery slope this trend suggests.
There is more, however, to Bolin's technique than simple pleasures--there is the scene finding and set up, the painting, the social commentary, and finally the snap of the camera. It is a genre-bending combination of street theatre, conceptual art, and photography rolled into one.
What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks.