David Schonauer

Trending: Is Photography Dead? Not Yet

By David Schonauer   Wednesday April 24, 2019

Being a photographer isn't the worst job in the world. That distinction belongs to taxi drivers, according to the 24/7 Wall St website, which used data from CareerCast's 2018 Jobs Rated Report and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to compile a list of the 25 least least desirable jobs now, based on factors such as work environment, stress level ...   Read the full Story >>

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Facebook   Wednesday April 24, 2019

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Exhibitions: Florence Henri, An Unsung Bauhaus Artist and Photo Influencer

By David Schonauer   Tuesday April 23, 2019

Florence Henri isn't one of history's famous photographers. But in 1929, her Paris portrait studio became as well-known as that of Man Ray. Though she trained as a painter, Henri turned to photography after studying at the Bauhaus in Germany. Influenced by Italian Futurists and Cubism, she experimented with mirrors and other techniques, including photo montage, to create unconventional images. Today Henri ...   Read the full Story >>

Honor Roll: Mark McKnight Wins 2019 Aperture Portfolio Prize

Aperture   Friday April 19, 2019

Photographer Mark McKnight has been selected as winner of the 2019 Aperture Portfolio Prize for his black-and-white images of bodies and landscapes, which, notes Aperture, “challenge Eurocentric ideas about male beauty—and aim to make “straight” photography a little less straight.” He receives $3,000 and an exhibition in New York. The finalists for this year’s prize, which was established to identify new trends and talents in photography, included Teresa Eng, Jack Latham, Zora J. Murff and Guanyu Xu. They will also be featured in an online gallery at   Read the full Story >>

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