Tag Archives: architecture photography

Steichen at the Whitney, NYC

Now here’s something to get excited about: The Whitney Museum in NYC is showing some recent acquisitions of Edward Steichens work, mostly portraits, done for a variety of clients, chief among them Conde Nast, aka Vanity Fair. That should fascinating and superbly interesting.

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The show runs from Dec. 6 2013 till February 23. So come for a visit…I can’t wait for the opening.



Unseen Amsel Adams prints at UC Berkley

Great story and as a fan of AA i can’t wait to see the whole lot. The published images are great and show the appliction of great photography in a commercial project and the commitment from such an outstanding instituon to use oustanding talent to get their image across.

Check out the article at the San Francisco Chronicle:


Irving Penn at Sotheby’s

Spring auctions are on these days and the most intriguing piece i saw was the georgeous portrait of Cate Blanchett by Irving Penn, 2007.

Just brilliant and in the usual manner perfectly printed, mounted and signed, just oustanding.

Now i hope it gets the price it deserves, estimate is very fair considering the other IP’s for sale:

Shulman documentary screening

What a great subject. Obviously any documentary on a photo legend will impress me. But I really liked the revisit of some sites he photographed during his career and seeing what some owners did to it over the years.

Besides the breathtaking, epoch making photography itself the most fun were the little quips about the shoots and the architects. What a great man he was.

And After the reception we had to investigate the new Cooper Union campus: