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The art of photography and beyond
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Yahav Draizin Combines Everyday Objects With Images From His iPhone

Yahav Draizin Combines Everyday Objects With Images From His iPhone | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Yahav Draizin is a talented photographer and artist based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Yahav works in advertising as a deputy c.e.o for JWT Israel.
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William Eggleston: The Father of Modern Color Photography

William Eggleston: The Father of Modern Color Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The acclaimed pioneer in color photography has been teaching us how to see the world his way for decades, and once you fall under his spell, it’s for keeps.
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Michael Gane's curator insight, November 4, 5:24 AM

Very creative, well worth a read, it may change the way you view colours! www.thefxworks.co.uk

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Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings

Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
ClampArt opens it's shiny new doors in its brand new location (247 West 29th Street, Ground Floor, New York City) to the exhibition, Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings which runs through November 26, 2016. The Secret Lives of Buildings, is Marc Yankus' fifth solo exhibition of surrealistic portraits of New York buildings, will…
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Photographer Gregory Crewdson and his eerie rooms of gloom

Photographer Gregory Crewdson and his eerie rooms of gloom | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Carefully staged, the American photographer’s film-like scenarios in Cathedral of the Pines depict pensive women in banal yet strangely uncanny scenarios
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COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY OF JACQUES HENRI LARTIGUE

Jacques Henri Lartigue is one of the great photographers of the 20th century - known for his whimsical, action based black and white work. Many people ar
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Irving Penn’s fashioning of photography - The Boston Globe

Irving Penn’s fashioning of photography - The Boston Globe | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
An impressive show at Lesley University in Cambridge captures the full range of his camera talents.
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The Unsung Woman Who Transformed Fashion Photography

The Unsung Woman Who Transformed Fashion Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Toni Frissell should be credited for making women in fashion look like real people
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Ken Weingart interviews Gregory Crewdson

Ken Weingart interviews Gregory Crewdson | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Today, I am sharing an interview that photographer and blogger, Ken Weingart, conducted with photographer Gregory Crewdson. Ken has been producing interviews for his Art and Photography blog and he has kindly offered to share his interviews with the LENSCRATCH audience. Gregory Crewdson is one of the best known and influential fine art photographers working today.…
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The Best Olympics Photos So Far, From Swords to Big Green Pools

The Best Olympics Photos So Far, From Swords to Big Green Pools | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
WIRED offers the very best photos from the Rio Olympics this week.
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The life and works of Elliott Erwitt – in pictures

The life and works of Elliott Erwitt – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Elliott Erwitt: Home Around The World – is a major retrospective at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas – opens on 15 August and runs until 1 January 2017
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In Shinjuku, ‘Blade Runner’ in Real Life

In Shinjuku, ‘Blade Runner’ in Real Life | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Daido Moriyama’s images of Shinjuku are like being in “Blade Runner,” a futuristic place of phantoms, electric energy and tension.
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How Paul Outerbridge Took Colour Photography to New Heights

How Paul Outerbridge Took Colour Photography to New Heights | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
A rare exhibition of the early 20th-century photographer's pioneering works places his surreal compositions and startling advances in colour back in the limelight
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Around Dublin with street photographer Eamonn Doyle – in pictures

Around Dublin with street photographer Eamonn Doyle – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Five years ago, the Irish photographer began snapping people near his Dublin home
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A New Look at August Sander's 'People of the Twentieth Century'

A New Look at August Sander's 'People of the Twentieth Century' | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The Museum of Modern Art has enlisted scholars and artists to take a deeper look at Sander’s ambitious effort to catalog the German people.
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Nobuyoshi Araki @ Hamiltons Gallery

Juxtapoz Magazine - Nobuyoshi Araki @ Hamiltons Gallery | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Nobuyoshi Araki, one of Japan’s most renowned photographers, and perhaps the most controversial, is recognized internationally for his prolifi
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Cindy Sherman: Characters

Airing back in 2011, ART21 made a short documentary on famed photographer, Cindy Sherman, revealing how dressing up in character began as a kind o
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Elliott Erwitt’s Visual One-Liners - The New Yorker

Elliott Erwitt’s Visual One-Liners - The New Yorker | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Andrew Dickson writes about the work of Elliott Erwitt, a photographer with a penchant for visual double-takes and finely tuned one-liners.
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Edward Burtynsky's corrupted landscapes – in pictures

Edward Burtynsky's corrupted landscapes – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Beautiful yet terrifying, Edward Burtynsky’s aerial photography is a reminder of just how much human activity has affected the planet
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The Sly Eroticism of Laundry on the Line - The New Yorker

The Sly Eroticism of Laundry on the Line - The New Yorker | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Vince Aletti writes about the photographer Sally Gall’s photographs of laundry flapping on a line, which are the subject of a new show, “Aerial.”
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Allure: photographs from the Susanne von Meiss Collection – in pictures

Allure: photographs from the Susanne von Meiss Collection – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
For 25 years, Susanne von Meiss has been collecting photography with the special focus on ‘allure’ – a personal compilation that transcends individual genres, styles and artists from the 1920s to the present
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Donald Schwartz's curator insight, September 3, 8:03 PM

Digest this superb composition for a moment--see you're still looking...

 

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The Many Disguises of Bauhaus Photographer Gertrud Arndt

The Many Disguises of Bauhaus Photographer Gertrud Arndt | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Long before Cindy Sherman began experimenting with masks as a tool to disassemble womanhood, Gertrud Arndt was crafting a series of selves, Madeleine Morley explains
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Stunning Photos by Sus Bogaerts | Inspiration Grid | Design Inspiration

Stunning Photos by Sus Bogaerts | Inspiration Grid | Design Inspiration | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Inspiration Grid is a daily-updated blog celebrating creative talent from around the world. Get your daily fix of design, art, illustration, typography, photography, architecture, fashion and more.
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In Shinjuku, ‘Blade Runner’ in Real Life

In Shinjuku, ‘Blade Runner’ in Real Life | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Daido Moriyama’s images of Shinjuku are like being in “Blade Runner,” a futuristic place of phantoms, electric energy and tension.
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In Shinjuku, 'Blade Runner' in Real Life

In Shinjuku, 'Blade Runner' in Real Life | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Daido Moriyama’s images of Shinjuku are like being in “Blade Runner,” a futuristic place of phantoms, electric energy and tension.
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Juxtapoz Magazine - The work of Yota Yoshida

Juxtapoz Magazine - The work of Yota Yoshida | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Yota Yoshida is a street photographer who resides in Tokyo, Japan. Yoshida doesn’t take many photos at once to later edit them down, but instea
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