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Dogs

Landfill Dogs: Photographs of Dogs Without a Home

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I recently came across the photography of artist Mary Shannon Johnstone, in doing research about artists in the Raleigh, NC area, where I recently moved.  Johnstone’s current project, called Landfill Dogs is a yearlong project where she photographs dogs from the county animal shelter at the local landfill. Each image of the different dogs is unique, and the expressions of […]

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Documerica

DOCUMERICA: Images of America in Crisis in the 1970s

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At the end of the 1960’s, the rapid development of industry and the unchecked land development began to take a noticeable toll on the environment. Air, noise, and water pollution seemed to be on the rise, and people began to call for action. In November 1971, the newly created Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a massive photo documentary project to […]

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Polar

Photography as Activism: Polar Obsession

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Last week I wrote about the Climate Change exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art and about how the exhibit relied on text and information in an attempt to gain attention to global warming, which can be ineffective of informing and engaging visitors. There is another exhibit on display of photography at CMNH that is a good example of how […]

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Underwood

Barry Underwood at the Sculpture Center: Illusion and Installation

Last night I attended the opening at The Sculpture Center in Cleveland.  Barry Underwood (who I teach with at the Cleveland Institute of Art), has an installation on view in the studioTECHNE Euclid Avenue Gallery. In his photographs, Underwood transforms natural landscapes by combining elements of film, theater, light and land art into installations.  This new installation is his first […]

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