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Photographer Profile - Charles Traub: "Underneath all of this are political values we are still struggling with"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday January 31, 2017

Artist and educator Charles Traub is known best for his wry color street photography. Traub, who founded photography department at Columbia College in Chicago and is the chair of the MFA Photography, Video, and Related Media Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York, says that he sees himself as a "real world witness" image maker. "That is, I am interested in ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Anna Parini: "You have to constantly feed your brain"

By Robert Newman   Thursday January 26, 2017

Anna Parini is an editorial illustrator and book cover artist based in Barcelona. Her smart, thoughtful, graphic illustrations have been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, and many more publications. Parini says she is constantly absorbing culture, because to be a successful illustrator "you have to constantly feed your brain."   Read the full Story >>

Photographer Profile - John Loengard: "The picture is the moment"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday January 24, 2017

"The world doesn't happen in moments," says John Loengard, photographer, author and former director of photography at Life magazine. "The camera points at the world and the shutter opens and closes and turns the three-dimensional world into a two-dimensional image. The picture and the moment are synonymous and can never be repeated." Loengard's newest book, "Moment by Moment," is a survey of ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Polly Becker: "Put something of yourself into your images"

By Robert Newman   Thursday January 19, 2017

Polly Becker is a Boston-based illustrator and artist who is known for her smart, elegant, and very imaginative assemblages. Her editorial illustrations have appeared in countless magazines and newspapers. In addition to her assemblages, Becker also works in a black and white, pen and ink style, with a strong vintage feel.   Read the full Story >>

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