Notes for an exhibition that I will never hold

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“Nothing is true; everything is permitted” Hassan-i-Sabbah Notes for an exhibition that I will never hold “…something we hear about, but doubt, seems proven when we’re shown a photograph of it…” (“On Photography” – Susan Sontag) The U.F.O photography is wonderful. From the amateur attempt made with a plate till the perfect picture, retouched thanks to […]

“I prefer the wrong ones”

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“I prefer the wrong ones” We often read that the first exhibition in which the Museum of Modern Art in New York exhibited color photographs was the one in may 1976 dedicated to the work of William Eggleston. Well, it’s not like that. The MoMA exhibited color photographs for the first time in March 1943, […]

THE HOBBYIST

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THE HOBBYIST HOBBIES, PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE HOBBY OF PHOTOGRAPHY What happens when photographers and artists incorporate hobbies into their work as a means of challenging artistic practices and hierarchies? How do hobbyists describe their passions photographically, not least today in our era of digital communication and online blogs? This is the first major exhibition to […]