Art photography

November 11, 2017 - 10:12 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A special exhibition featuring photographs of military veterans opens Saturday — Veterans Day — in Atlanta. The Veterans Portrait Project by photographer Stacy Pearsall will be on display at the Woodruff Arts Center through Jan. 16. Pearsall, a former combat photographer now based in...
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In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, artist Danny Acosta completes lettering the Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A. marker Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Key West, Fla. One of the most-photographed tourism icons in the Florida Keys was pummeled by Hurricane Irma on Sept. 10, stripping most of the paint and a large chunk of stucco. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)
October 24, 2017 - 3:53 am
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Artists have restored one of the most photographed tourism icons in the Florida Keys after it was damaged by Hurricane Irma. The last brush strokes were placed on the "Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A." marker Monday. The red, yellow, black and white marker, a...
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In this photo provided by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is the photograph by Walker Evans called "Subway Portrait" taken between 1938-1941. The photo is part of a new retrospective exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art featuring 400 pieces of Walker's vintage prints, paintings and items from his personal collection. The exhibit was conceived as a 50-year retrospective highlighting the photographer's fascination with popular culture or vernacular — a celebration of the beauty in everyday life. (Walker Evans/San Francisco Museum of Modern Art via AP)
October 23, 2017 - 12:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roadside shacks, garbage, circus wagons, subway riders and other ordinary folk: All were favorite subjects of Walker Evans, one of the 20th century's pre-eminent photographers. Those images are among 400 of Evans' prints, paintings and personal items at a new exhibition at the...
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October 12, 2017 - 10:16 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Photographs commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation along with a re-creation of the former South African president's prison cell highlight a temporary exhibit at former President Bill Clinton's library in Little Rock. The exhibit also includes memorabilia from Clinton...
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This photograph provided by the New Orleans Museum of Art, is a coated salt print of New Orleans cotton wharves sometime between 1858 and 1861 by Jay Dearborn Edwards. It is among 19th century landscape photographs in an exhibit to be shown at the museum from Oct. 6-Jan. 7, including some of the earliest photographs taken in this country. (New Orleans Museum of Art via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 10:36 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Some of the oldest daguerreotypes and photographs of U.S. landscapes are about to go on display in New Orleans, as part of the first exhibit and study of such landscapes made east of the Mississippi River. Photographs of vast, unspoiled Western vistas are well known, many of them...
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In this May 11, 2017 photo issued by publishing house Max Strom, 26-year-old Mave Lochove clings to the hand of her mother, Akiki during her labour at Stockholm South General Hospital in Sweden. This image is part of a new exhibit and a book by Sweden's leading photographers, entitled "Last night in Sweden" and launched in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial comments on the country's immigration policy. The photos _ all taken after 6 p.m. in the spring _ present a diverse portrait of Sweden, from an elderly couple in their sauna to a group of Scouts from Syria practicing music. (Anette Nantell/Max Strom via AP)
September 12, 2017 - 6:51 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's leading photographers are launching a new exhibit and publishing a book in response to President Donald Trump's criticism of the country's immigration policy. During a rally in Florida in February, Trump said that terrorism was growing in Europe, and "look what's happening...
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In this Wednesday, June 21, 2017 photo Alexandria Sivak, a senior communications specialist from J. Paul Getty Trust, reads a brief description of David Hockney's self-portraits in the exhibition hall at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. The aspiring artist was 17 when he took pencil to paper in 1954 and sketched out a stunningly mirror-like image of himself as a student at England's Bradford School of Art. In the 63 years since, David Hockney has become world famous not for self-portraits but colorful painted landscapes and brilliant photo collages of everything from backyard swimming pools to scenic desert vistas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 26, 2017 - 3:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The aspiring artist was 17 when he took pencil to paper in 1954 and sketched a stunningly mirror-like image of himself as a student at England's Bradford School of Art. In the 63 years since, David Hockney has become world famous, not for self-portraits, but for colorful painted...
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In this June 12, 2017 photo, 15-year-old Aldair Monchea poses for a portrait in the Sinakara Valley, in Peru's Cusco region, during the Qoyllur Rit'i festival, translated from the Quechua language as Snow Star. Aldair, who represents the Tahuantinsuyo nation, performs in a colonial war dance known as Sarge Pusay, that plays out an acrimonious battle over land boundaries. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
July 13, 2017 - 12:06 am
SINAKARA VALLEY, Peru (AP) — One by one, Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd positioned the traditional dancers, musicians and vendors in front of an old-fashioned box camera in Peru's Sinakara Valley as a colorful Andean festival exploded all around them. The men, women and children were...
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In this Thursday, June 29, 2017, photo, visitors stand in front of 1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe, named "Gangster Squad '39," left, and Jesse Valadez's "Gypsy Rose," a customized 1964 Chevrolet Impala, during an exhibition titled "The High Art of Riding Low" at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibition is showcasing lowrider-inspired fine art. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 04, 2017 - 12:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lowrider cars these days are far more than tricked-out automobiles with gravity-challenged rear suspensions and ear-rattling exhaust systems that seem to cry out for police to ticket the drivers. In their finest format, they have morphed into museum-quality works of art,...
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In this undated photo provided by Arab American National Museum, "Digital Spirituality" by Saudi Arabian artist Amr Alngmah is seen. The piece depicts the cube-shaped Kaaba in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca — Islam's most sacred site — in the middle of a circuit board. Akmon calls it a commentary on "how technology is becoming a religion in our lives." "Epicenter X: Saudi Contemporary Art" opens July 8, 2017, and runs for about three months at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Mich. It will feature photographic and video installations as well as murals exploring themes of urbanization, globalization, religion and the impact of U.S. culture on a restrictive Saudi society that's loosened somewhat when it comes to arts and entertainment. (Courtesy of Arab American National Museum via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 5:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A U.S. exhibition featuring the works of roughly 40 Saudi Arabian artists aims to share their expressions, foster conversations and challenge conceptions of life in the conservative Islamic nation. "Epicenter X: Saudi Contemporary Art" opens July 8 and runs for about three months at...
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