April 16, 2018 Donald Scarinci

The 38th edition of The Photography Show was held April 5-8, 2018 at New York City’s Pier 94. Organized by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), the show is the longest-running exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium. It offers a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. This year’s edition of The Photography Show featured 96 fine art photography galleries, over 30 book sellers, 15 AIPAD talks, three special exhibitions, and one screening room. Works were presented by AIPAD members as well as new exhibitors including younger…

November 10, 2014 Donald Scarinci

Paul Graham’s “Does Yellow Run Forever?” recently debuted at the Pace/MacGill Gallery in New York City. Photo taken from the Pace/MacGillWebsite Graham is a renowned British photographer whose use of color in the late 1970s and early 1980s is credited with revolutionizing the genre. His first acclaimed series captured life along England’s primary arterial road and is entitled A1: The Great North Road. His went on to create twelve distinct bodies of work, which have been the subject of more than 80 solo exhibitions worldwide. His latest exhibit, Does Yellow Run Forever?, featured nearly 20 large-scale…

July 15, 2014 Donald Scarinci

The summer is finally here and there are some excellent exhibits in New York City where you are sure to find some inspiring fine art photography. Here are a few thought-provoking photography galleries in Chelsea that are worth seeing: Andrea Meislin Gallery presents Barry Frydlender’s fourth solo exhibition – Yaffo-Tel Aviv – will be at the gallery May 8 through June 21, 2014 and will be accompanied by a color printed catalogue with Essays by Leon Wieseltier, Ileana Selejan and Sharon Rotbard. The exhibition will include eight large-scale photographs created between 1998 and 2014, and presenting the view reflected from…

June 16, 2014 Donald Scarinci

The most recent work of Roe Ethridge contains none of his photographs.  Instead it contains a collection of photographic art and other work by new photographers from Yale University in an exhibit that Ethridge curated. Curation as art was the theme of the Whitney Biennial this year.  The selection of the work of several artists and its placement within the exhibit space create an artistic effect determined by the curator.  Ethridge creates his own expression by using the work of new artists in DEEP END: Yale MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition, currently featured at the FLAG Art Foundation in New York…

March 24, 2014 Donald Scarinci

Upon viewing Chuck Close’s work, you would never know that the renowned painter and photographer was paralyzed from the neck down in 1988, after suffering a spinal arterial collapse. From February 28 through March 29, 2014, his impressive body of work will be displayed at the Pace Gallery in New York City. Chuck Close: Nudes 1967–2014 features Polaroids, daguerreotypes, and an acrylic on canvas painting. The exhibition reflects both the preferred body types and grooming preferences covering a span of nearly five decades. The premiere piece is the 10-by-21-foot Big Nude, which has never been displayed publicly in New York…

January 14, 2013 Donald Scarinci 7517Comment

MacLean’s ‘Up on the Roof’ Inspires Rare Glimpse of New York City Did you ever wonder what was on the rooftops of New York City buildings? Alex MacLean’s book of photographs, “Up on the Roof: New York’s Hidden Skyline Spaces,” provides a wonderful glimpse of what the country’s largest metropolitan area looks like from the air. MacLean is not only an accomplished photographer, but also a pilot who has created a name for himself by taking aerial images from across the country, ranging from urban areas and city grids to the shapes and textures of fields in the Midwest. “Up…