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Artist Digitally Manipulates WWI-Era Photos Into Colorful Works of Fantasy
Australian artist Jane Long transforms cracked and faded black-and-white WWI-era photographs into colorful works of fantasy, giving the subjects a new, and entirely surreal context. Read the full article here. READ MORE

Instagram Takes on Growing Role in the Art Market
How much the use of the online mobile app actually translates into sales is still up for debate. Read the full New York Times article. READ MORE

New Exhibit Laces Together Sneakers and History
From high-heeled kicks to Air Jordans, a traveling exhibit from the Brooklyn Museum encourages us to look at everyday footwear as exquisite objects of desire, and see "sneakerheads" as the historians. Read the NPR article here. READ MORE

Painted-Over Murals by Thomas Cole Found in His Former Home
Murals by the Hudson River landscape artist Thomas Cole have been discovered hidden under layers of wall paint in his former home, now a historic site in the village of Catskill in Greene County, NY. Read the full New York Times article here. READ MORE

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Fax Transmissions As Art
William. Larson’s “Fireflies” series consists of photographic art made by manipulating the technology of an early fax machine. Read the full New York Times article here. READ MORE

MoMA Acquires Hundreds of August Sander Photographs
In what MoMA describes as a landmark acquisition, it has received a complete set of 619 photographic prints by the German portrait and documentary photographer August Sander from his sweeping chronicle of German society, “People of the 20th Century.”
Read the full New York Times article here. 

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Looking At Appalachia Anew

The mere mention of some places in America evokes images that are powerful, instantly recognizable — and stereotyped. Brought to public awareness through photographs of poverty, despair or violence decades ago, some of these places cannot shake off their stubborn notoriety, despite the passage of time and progress. 

Photographer Roger May is serious about changing how his beloved region is portrayed. See more here.


Influential Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies At 75
Mary Ellen Mark's work appeared in such publications as Life and Vanity Fair. Her photo essay on runaway children in Seattle became the basis of Streetwise, an Academy Award-nominated film. Listen to the story on NPR. READ MORE

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