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Doug Menuez to talk “Fearless Genius” at Photo Independent in Hollywood

. It’s photography-fair season in Los Angeles, and the one we’re most looking forward to is Photo Independent. The fair, scheduled for April 25 to 27 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, will feature images by Doug Menuez from his groundbreaking project “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000.” Doug will also be part […]

Lauren Greenfield to lecture April 17 at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland

On Thursday, April 17, at the Portland offices of award-winning ad agency Wieden+Kennedy, Photolucida is presenting “Lauren Greenfield—From Gordon Gekko to The Queen of Versailles: A Journey in Pictures, Film, and Culture.” The lecture is sponsored by Canon Explorers of Light. Lauren, who is working on a major museum exhibition and retrospective book titled Wealth: […]

Forbes’ Up magazine interviews Liz Von Hoene about conjuring “The Liz Magic”

For the cover of its new issue, upscale Romania-based lifestyle magazine Up by Forbes profiled Liz Von Hoene, asking her how she developed her artistic vision, what it’s like working with vastly different clients, which of her assignments is her favorite (hint: It ended in lunch with Christian Louboutin), and how she works that “Liz […]

AARP partners with Timothy Greenfield-Sanders to present “The Boomer List”

AARP announced today that it is partnering with award-winning photographer and director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders to present his new documentary project, “The Boomer List.” The project—which will look at 19 iconic boomers, one born each year of the baby boom (from 1946 to 1964)—will comprise an American Masters documentary film on PBS, a book, and an […]

Presenting “Teen/Tween,” a new photo series by Melanie Acevedo

See more from the series at melanieacevedo.com. . . .

Three images by Art Streiber honored by American Photography

American Photography has chosen the three photos below, by Art Streiber, to be featured in the AI-AP permanent archive. The online juried collection will launch in November, after the American Illustration/American Photography party and Big Talk. Congratulations, Art! . . .

Nadav Kander directs two unforgettable PSAs on growing older for British charity Age U.K.

Nadav Kander‘s latest directing project is a pair of PSAs for Age U.K., the United Kingdom’s largest charity dedicated to inspiring and helping people to make the most of later life. It’s a subject many people would rather not think about, but here it’s treated with grace and a refreshingly light touch. Titled “Time Flies,” […]

Save the date: Doug Menuez hits the road to talk “Fearless Genius”

. Doug Menuez‘s highly anticipated new monograph, Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000, comes out in May (you can preorder a copy here and read the Publishers Weekly review of Fearless Genius here), and there are going to be a number of chances in the next few months to meet him and hear […]

Wired interviews Matthew Rolston about his portraits of ventriloquist dummies

More than a year after being published by Pointed Leaf Press, Matthew Rolston‘s coffee table book Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits continues to beguile the press. Most recently, Wired interviewed Matthew about the project, which features his large-scale color portraits of vintage ventriloquist dummies that reside at the Vent Haven Museum in Fort Mitchell, […]

Three images by Lauren Greenfield to be published in American Photography’s 30th anniversary annual

Congratulations to Lauren Greenfield, whose work has been selected for publication in the new edition of American Photography. Three of Lauren’s photos were chosen, an impressive number considering that more than 9,000 images were submitted and only 357 were selected to appear in the book. The jury included David Carthas, director of photography at Bloomberg […]

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