All posts tagged “Photography

Kate Crawford | Trevor Paglen: Training Humans at Osservatorio Fondazione Prada, September 12, 2019 – February 24, 2020

“’Training Humans’” is the first major photography exhibition devoted to training images: the collections of photos used by scientists to train artificial intelligence (AI) systems how to ‘see’ and categorize the world. In this exhibition, Crawford and Paglen reveal the evolution of training image sets from the 1960s… Read More

By the Light of the Silvery Moon: A Century of Lunar Photographs at National Gallery of Art, Washington, July 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969. From the moment photography was introduced in 1839, photographers dreamt about harnessing the potential of photography together with the telescope. While astronomers had earlier mapped many of the… Read More

Order of Imagination: The Photographs of Olivia Parker at Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), July 13 – November 11, 2019

“For more than 40 years, Olivia Parker (b. 1941) has used photography to explore the relationships between vision, knowledge, and the natural world. From deceptively simple still lifes that transform the commonplace to her most recent work exploring memory loss, Order of Imagination: The Photographs of Olivia Parker… Read More

National Geographic Photo Ark: Joel Sartore at Southampton Arts Center, June 27 – September 8, 2019

“The International Center of Photography (ICP) and the Southampton Arts Center (SAC) are presenting the National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition, featuring the compelling and visually stunning work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. The exhibition will highlight Sartore’s images from his work in more than 250… Read More

A Lasting Memento: John Thomson’s Photographs Along the River Min at Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), June 1, 2019 – May 17, 2020

“The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents a voyage into 19th-century China through one of PEM’s photographic treasures, John Thomson’s rare album Foochow and the River Min. More than forty striking landscapes, city views, and portrait studies are on view, captured by Thomson as he traveled in the Fujian… Read More

Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt at Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens, June 8, 2019 – January 12, 2020

“The special exhibition Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt, on view at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens will feature nearly 50 works from photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, focusing on his timeless images of life in the mid-20th century and the era’s most celebrated figures, including Hillwood… Read More

Timothy Duffy: Blue Muse at New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), April 25 – July 28, 2019

“The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Timothy Duffy: Blue Muse. Using a photography process invented in the United States in the nineteenth-century, Timothy Duffy creates masterful one-of-a-kind tintype portraits of American musicians, preserving the faces of American roots music for future generations. Featuring artists from the American… Read More