E-Photo Newsletter #209

by Matt Damsker

A Landmark Survey of Paul Strand's Photography at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through Jan. 4th

Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography. At the Philadelphia Museum of Art, through January 4, 2015. The exhibition travels to Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, March 7-17, 2015; Fundacion MAPFRE, Madrid, Spain, June 3-Auguast 30, 2015; and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, March 19-July 3, 2016. For information: +1- 215-684-7860; http://www.philamuseum.org. It's…

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Paul Strand, Family, Luzzara (The Lusettis), Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Paul Strand Collection, purchased with funds contributed by Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Hauslohner, 1972. © Paul Strand Archive/Aperture Foundation

E-Photo Newsletter #208

by Keith F. Davis

Photographer Ray Metzker Passes Away in Philadelphia

The great American photographer, Ray K. Metzker, died on October 9, 2014, at a care facility in his long-time home of Philadelphia, after a lengthy illness. He was 83. Born in Milwaukee, WI, in 1931, Metzker knew from his teenage years that he would be a photographer. Originally interested in photojournalism,…

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Ray Metzker (photo by Ruth Thorne-Thomsen)

E-Photo Newsletter #207

by Alex Novak

Why Arles Is Important to You—to Photography

You will find an article below about the Rencontres d'Arles International Photography Festival and the issues swirling around this event written by French journalist Gisèle Tavernier, who has specialized in the art and photography market. But perhaps I should put it in context for you, so that you can understand this…

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